This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor called medulloblastoma. The purpose of this study is to find out if a reduced dose of radiation to the whole brain and spine and less chemotherapy can be given to children and young adults with WNT subtype medulloblastoma without increasing the risk of the tumor coming back. Participants can expect to be in this study for about one year, and then followed for up to 10 years.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational compound, called FPA144, in combination with chemotherapy (a combination of 5-fluorouracil, oxaliplatin, and leucovorin called mFOLFOX6), for the treatment of gastric and/or gastroesophageal cancer and other solid tumors. The entire study (Phase 1 and Phase 3) is expected to take about 66 months to complete. MUSC is participating in the phase 3 portion only.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with a germ cell tumor. The purpose of this study is to compare the overall survival in patients treated with conventional-dose chemotherapy using the TIP regimen with high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) plus ASCT using the TI-CE regimen as initial salvage treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory GCT. Participants can expect to be in this study for 12 to 16 weeks, depending on what group they are randomized to. Participants will continue to be followed for up to 5 years.
This study is for pediatric patients who have been diagnosed with Brain Tumors. The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of a home-based, computerized cognitive training program for patients with pediatric brain tumors who are undergoing cranial radiation therapy (CRT). Participants can expect to receive treatment on this study for about 5 to 9 weeks. Participants will complete additional testing sessions about 6 months after completing the cognitive training program.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with one of the following types of cancer: Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas, osteosarcoma, Wilms tumor or another rare tumor. The investigational drug used in this study is called cabozantinib, also known as XL184. The purpose of this study is to determine the response rate of XL184 in children and young adults. Participants in this clinical trial are expected to receive treatment for up to 5 years or until they develop side effects or the tumor worsens. Follow-up exams will be given at 30 days, 6 months and possibly yearly after study treatment completion.
This study is for subjects that have been diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The investigational drug in this study is loncastuximab tesirine (ADCT-402). The purpose of this Phase 2 study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of loncastuximab tesirine in subjects with DLBCL that has not responded to treatment or has come back after treatment.Treatment will occur every 3 weeks. The follow up treatment period will last up to approximately 3 years.
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a type of treatment used to treat cancer. The purpose of this research study is to collect information on patients treated with PDT so that we can determine if patient characteristics affect their response to PDT. We will collect information about medical history, life style habits like smoking, reports from the tissue taken during biopsy, and outcome of the treatment to include in the registry.
This study is for patients who have been diagnosed with a neuroblastoma (NBL). The purpose of this study is to find out if we can improve the treatment for subjects with high-risk NBL by adding the experimental drug 131I-MIBG or the experimental drug Crizotinib to recommended therapy. The secondary purpose is to find out if we can reduce the number of stem cell transplants from two to one if we give the experimental drug 131I-MIBG during Induction, and use different drugs as part of the transplant chemotherapy given prior to stem cell infusion during Consolidation. Participants can expect to be in this study for up to 2 years. Researchers would like to continue to follow participants health for up to 10 years.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with Germ Cell Tumors. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a strategy of complete surgical resection followed by surveillance can maintain an overall survival rate of at least 95.7% at two years for pediatric, adolescent and adult patients (ages 0- 50 years) with Stage I (low risk) malignant germ cell tumors, and at least 98% for patients with ovarian pure immature teratoma. The drugs used in this study are carboplatin and cisplatin. Participants will be followed for up to 10 years.
This study is for patients who have been diagnosed with a form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) called Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) ALL. The purpose of this study is to compare disease free survival (DFS) of Standard Risk (SR) pediatric Ph+ ALL treated with continuous imatinib combined with either a high-risk COG ALL chemotherapy backbone or the more intensive EsPhALL chemotherapy backbone. A drug called imatinib in combination with chemotherapy will be given. Participants can expect to be in this study for up to 2 years and their health followed for up to 10 years.