Clinical Trials Using Vinblastine Sulfate
Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are studying Vinblastine Sulfate. All trials on the list are supported by NCI.
NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. You may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Talk to your doctor for help in deciding if one is right for you.
Gene Expression Profiling in Predicting Chemotherapy Response in Patients with Localized, Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
This randomized phase II trial studies how well looking at genes using a type of gene expression profiling called COXEN (co-expression extrapolation) works in predicting response to chemotherapy in patients with bladder cancer that has spread to the muscle of the bladder. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as methotrexate, vinblastine sulfate, doxorubicin hydrochloride, and cisplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Colony-stimulating factors, such as filgrastim and pegfilgrastim may increase the production of blood cells and may help the immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy. Gene expression profiling measures genetic information in various types of cells. Studying genes that affect how well patients respond to treatment may help doctors learn whether genetic information can be used in predicting treatment response and may help doctors plan the best treatment.
Location: 578 locations
Surgery Alone, Surgery With Cyclophosphamide, Vinblastine, and Prednisolone (CVP), or CVP Alone in Treating Young Patients With Stage IA or Stage IIA Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, and prednisolone, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Surgery to remove involved lymph nodes may be an effective treatment for young patients with nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. PURPOSE: This phase IV trial is continuing to study the side effects of giving surgery alone or giving surgery with cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, and prednisolone compared with giving cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, and prednisolone alone in treating young patients with stage IA or stage IIA nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma.
Location: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee