Bone Cancer Research
Vaccine Therapy for Unresectable ChordomaPosted: March 23, 2016
In this phase II clinical trial, adult patients with inoperable chordoma, a type of bone cancer, who are scheduled to undergo radiation therapy will be randomly assigned to receive a yeast-based vaccine that targets a protein called brachyury or a placebo injection.
In Mice, New Drug Conjugate Suggests Promise for Hard-to-Treat Pediatric CancersPosted: June 30, 2015
Findings from a study in mice suggests that a new type of drug conjugate may have potential as a treatment for two cancers that are often diagnosed in children.
Novel Combination Chemotherapy for Localized Ewing SarcomaPosted: March 22, 2011
In this clinical trial, researchers will test whether the addition of the drug combination vincristine, topotecan, and cyclophosphamide to a standard chemotherapy regimen improves overall survival and event-free survival in newly diagnosed patients with non-metastatic Ewing sarcoma of the bone or soft tissue (excluding the soft tissue of the skull).