1. Articles in category: Trials

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    1. Results Indicate That Larotrectinib Is Effective as the First Novel Targeted Therapy to Show a Consistent Response across Multiple Tumor Types in Adult and Pediatric Patients

      Results Indicate That Larotrectinib Is Effective as the First Novel Targeted Therapy to Show a Consistent Response across Multiple Tumor Types in Adult and Pediatric Patients

      Larotrectinib (LOXO-101) has demonstrated consistent and durable antitumor activity in tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) fusion cancers across a wide range of patient ages and tumor types and was well tolerated by patients, according to results from three clinical trials presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago.

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    2. An International Multicenter Phase II Randomised Trial Evaluating and Comparing Two Intensification Treatment Strategies for Metastatic Neuroblastoma Patients With a Poor Response to Induction Chemotherapy

      Condition :   Very High Risk Neuroblastoma Interventions :   Radiation: 131I- mIBG;   Drug: Topotecan;   Drug: Thiotepa;   Procedure: Autologous stem cell transplant Sponsors :   Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris;   SIOPEN;   French National Cancer Institute Not yet recruiting - verified May 2017

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    3. Phase I study of perifosine monotherapy in patients with recurrent or refractory neuroblastoma

      Perifosine is an alkylphospholipid analog that inhibits or modulates signaling through signal transduction pathways such as Akt, which is enhanced in neuroblastoma (NB) by activation of tyrosine kinase receptors. We conducted a phase I study of perifosine in Japanese patients with recurrent or refractory NB.

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      Mentions: Refractory
    4. Iobenguane I-131 or Crizotinib and Standard Therapy in Treating Younger Patients with Newly-Diagnosed High-Risk Neuroblastoma or Ganglioneuroblastoma

      Phase III

      Treatment

      Not yet active

      365 days to 30 years

      ANBL1531

      NCI-2016-01734, NCT03126916

      This partially randomized phase III trial studies iobenguane I-131 or crizotinib and standard therapy in treating younger patients with newly-diagnosed high-risk neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma. Radioactive drugs, such as iobenguane I-131, may carry radiation directly to tumor cells and not harm normal cells.

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      Mentions: Treatment INRG ALK
    5. Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

      Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

      Immunotherapies are changing the outlook for many cancer patients.

      Drugs that block cancer cells from deflecting an immune attack are now routinely used to treat advanced skin and kidney cancers, and are showing promise in other types of cancer too.

      But cancers are complex and diverse – what works well against one type of cancer might have little effect against another. The immunotherapies available for some patients aren’t a magic bullet that will work for everyone.

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    6. A phase I/Ib trial targeting the Pi3k/Akt pathway using perifosine: Long-term progression-free survival of patients with resistant neuroblastoma.

      A phase I/Ib trial targeting the Pi3k/Akt pathway using perifosine: Long-term progression-free survival of patients with resistant neuroblastoma.

      Int J Cancer. 2017 Jan 15;140(2):480-484

      Authors: Kushner BH, Cheung NV, Modak S, Becher OJ, Basu EM, Roberts SS, Kramer K, Dunkel IJ

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      Mentions: MYCN
    7. Phase I study of bortezomib in combination with irinotecan in patients with relapsed/refractory high-risk neuroblastoma.

      Phase I study of bortezomib in combination with irinotecan in patients with relapsed/refractory high-risk neuroblastoma.

      Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Apr 24;:

      Authors: Mody R, Zhao L, Yanik GA, Opipari V

      Abstract PURPOSE: Prognosis for relapsed/refractory high-risk neuroblastoma (HR-NBL) remains poor. Bortezomib, a proteasome inhibitor, has shown preclinical activity against NBL as a single agent and in combination with cytotoxic chemotherapy including irinotecan.

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    8. Phase I study of bortezomib in combination with irinotecan in patients with relapsed/refractory high-risk neuroblastoma

      Prognosis for relapsed/refractory high-risk neuroblastoma (HR-NBL) remains poor. Bortezomib, a proteasome inhibitor, has shown preclinical activity against NBL as a single agent and in combination with cytotoxic chemotherapy including irinotecan.

      Eighteen HR-NBL patients with primary refractory (n = 8) or relapsed (n = 10) disease were enrolled in a Phase I study using modified Time To Event Continual Reassessment Method.

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    9. A Phase I Study of the CDK4/6 Inhibitor Ribociclib (LEE011) in Pediatric Patients with Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors, Neuroblastoma, and Other Solid Tumors.

      A Phase I Study of the CDK4/6 Inhibitor Ribociclib (LEE011) in Pediatric Patients with Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors, Neuroblastoma, and Other Solid Tumors.

      Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Apr 21;:

      Authors: Geoerger B, Bourdeaut F, DuBois SG, Fischer M, Geller JI, Gottardo NG, Marabelle A, Pearson ADJ, Modak S, Cash T, Robinson GW, Motta M, Matano A, Bhansali SG, Dobson JR, Parasuraman S, Chi SN

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    10. Clinical development of fenretinide as an antineoplastic drug: Pharmacology perspectives.

      Clinical development of fenretinide as an antineoplastic drug: Pharmacology perspectives.

      Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2017 Jan 01;:1535370217706952

      Authors: Cooper JP, Reynolds CP, Cho H, Kang MH

      Abstract Fenretinide (4-HPR) is a synthetic retinoid that has cytotoxic activity against cancer cells.

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    11. Dinutuximab for maintenance therapy in pediatric neuroblastoma.

      Dinutuximab for maintenance therapy in pediatric neuroblastoma.

      Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 Apr 15;74(8):563-567

      Authors: McGinty L, Kolesar J

      Abstract PURPOSE: The pharmacology, clinical efficacy, safety, dosage and administration, and role in therapy of dinutuximab for the treatment of high-risk pediatric neuroblastoma are reviewed.

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      Mentions: Treatment
    12. Biomarker May Identify Neuroblastoma Patients Most Likely to Benefit from Immunotherapy

      Biomarker May Identify Neuroblastoma Patients Most Likely to Benefit from Immunotherapy

      ​WASHINGTON — Among patients with high-risk neuroblastoma, those who had a certain combination of genotypes gained substantial benefit from adding immunotherapy to isotretinoin treatment, while it is uncertain whether those who lacked the combination gained benefit from immunotherapy, according to results from a randomized phase III clinical trial presented here at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, April 1-5.

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    13. Neuroblastoma treatment in the post-genomic era.

      Neuroblastoma treatment in the post-genomic era.

      J Biomed Sci. 2017 Feb 08;24(1):14

      Authors: Esposito MR, Aveic S, Seydel A, Tonini GP

      Abstract Neuroblastoma is an embryonic malignancy of early childhood originating from neural crest cells and showing heterogeneous biological, morphological, genetic and clinical characteristics.

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      Mentions: Treatment ALK MYCN
    14. Combination of bevacizumab, irinotecan, and temozolomide for refractory or relapsed neuroblastoma: Results of a phase II study

      The rationale for studying the combination of bevacizumab, irinotecan, and temozolomide (BIT) in neuroblastoma (NB) is based on the following: (i) vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression is associated with an aggressive phenotype, (ii) anti-VEGF antibody bevacizumab enhances irinotecan-mediated suppression of NB xenografts, (iii) bevacizumab safety has been established in pediatric phase I studies, and (iv) irinotecan + temozolomide (IT) is a standard salvage chemotherapy.

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    15. The Role of Nursing Professionals in the Management of Patients With High-Risk Neuroblastoma Receiving Dinutuximab Therapy.

      The Role of Nursing Professionals in the Management of Patients With High-Risk Neuroblastoma Receiving Dinutuximab Therapy.

      J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2017 Jan 01;:1043454216680595

      Authors: Secola R, Marachelian A, Cohn SL, Toy B, Neville K, Granger M, Brentlinger A, Martin G

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    16. Outcome of children with relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma: A meta-analysis of ITCC/SIOPEN European phase II clinical trials.

      Outcome of children with relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma: A meta-analysis of ITCC/SIOPEN European phase II clinical trials.

      Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Aug 24;

      Authors: Moreno L, Rubie H, Varo A, Le Deley MC, Amoroso L, Chevance A, Garaventa A, Gambart M, Bautista F, Valteau-Couanet D, Geoerger B, Vassal G, Paoletti X, Pearson AD

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      Mentions: SIOPEN Refractory
    17. Response-based Treatment of High-risk Neuroblastoma

      Condition :   Newly Diagnosed High Risk Neuroblastoma Interventions :   Drug: Cisplatin;   Drug: Doxorubicin;   Drug: Etoposide;   Drug: Cyclophosphamide;   Drug: Ifosfamide;   Drug: Carboplatin;   Procedure: Tandem HDCT/auto-SCT;   Radiation: Radiotherapy;   Drug: Interleukin-2;   Drug: Isotretinoin;   Radiation: MIBG Sponsor :   Samsung Medical Center Recruiting - verified May 2016

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    18. Response Assessment in Paediatric Phase I Trials According to RECIST Guidelines: Survival Outcomes, Patterns of Progression and Relevance of Changes in Tumour Measurements

      RECIST guidelines constitute the reference for radiological response assessment in most paediatric trials of anticancer agents. However, these criteria have not been validated in children. We evaluated the outcomes and patterns of progression of children/adolescents enrolled in phase I trials in two paediatric drug development units.

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    19. A Phase I/II, Multicenter, OPEN-LABEL, DOSE-ESCALATION Study Of The Safety And Pharmacokinetics Ofcobimetinib In Pediatric And Young Adult Patients With Previously Treated Solid Tumors

      EudraCT Number: 2014-004685-25Sponsor Protocol Number: GO29665Sponsor Name: F. Hoffmann-La Roche LtdStart Date: 2016-04-28Medical condition: Solid TumorsDisease: Version: 19.0SOC Term: 100000004864Classification Code: 10065252Term: Solid tumorLevel: LLTPopulation Age: Children, Adolescents, Under 18, AdultsGender: Male, FemaleTrial Protocol: DE (Ongoing)

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