A Randomized Phase 3 Study of Vincristine, Dactinomycin, Cyclophosphamide (VAC) Alternating with Vincristine and Irinotecan (VI) Versus VAC/VI Plus Temsirolimus (TORI, Torisel, NSC# 683864, IND# 122782) in Patients with Intermediate Risk (IR) Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) Save

Date Added
April 17th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00076211
Researcher
Jacqueline Kraveka

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Cancer, Cancer/Sarcoma, Pediatrics
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This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS). The investigational drug in this study is Temsirolimus. The purpose of this study is to find out if we can improve the treatment for subjects with intermediate risk RMS by adding temsirolimus to VAC/IV therapy. Participants can expect to be in this study for approximately 1 year and would like to continue to follow-up with the patient every year for about 10 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu

Reduced Pressure Reaming versus Standard Reaming for the Treatment of Impending Pathologic Femur Fractures Save

Date Added
January 16th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00063851
Researcher
Lee Leddy

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Bone, Cancer, Cancer/Lymphoma, Cancer/Myeloma, Cancer/Other, Cancer/Sarcoma, Surgery
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This study is for patients that have suffered a femur fracture due to metastatic cancer. The standard of care for this type of fracture is to stabilize the bone with an intramedullary nail. When preparing the femur for the nail, pressure can cause fat to enter the bloodstream and travel to the heart, causing heart and lung complications. The procedure being investigated in this study is called reduced pressure reaming. In this procedure the surgeon will use a device with suction when preparing the bone for the nail in order to decrease pressure and decrease the amount of fat that enters the bloodstream. Patients will be randomly assigned to either the standard preparation (standard reaming), or the reduced pressure preparation (reduced pressure reaming). After surgery, both treatment groups will followed according to standard practices at 2 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months.

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MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Robert McClam
843-792-7238
mcclamr@musc.edu

Incisional negative pressure wound therapy for preoperatively irradiated lower extremity soft tissue sarcoma wounds. A prospective randomized clinical trial. Save

Date Added
August 18th, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00028423
Researcher
Lee Leddy

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Cancer, Cancer/Sarcoma, Infectious Diseases
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This is a study comparing two methods of dressing a post operative wound that are currently in practice. One method is a traditional dry gauze dressing. The other method is using a negative pressure dressing that provides gentle suction on the wound.

We will attempt to determine how well the use of post-operative negative pressure dressing reduces wound healing problems in patients who have surgery after radiation for a sarcoma in the thigh or leg.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Jennifer Philp
843 8462210
Philp, Jennifer (philpj@musc.edu)

Tissue Procurement Protocol for the Developmental Therapeutics Clinic, National Cancer Institute (NCI) Save

Date Added
May 20th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00034264
Researcher
Steven Carroll

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Cancer, Cancer/Sarcoma
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This study is for adult males and females who are being treated for cancer. This study inovlves collecting samples and saving them for future research.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Scott Landreth
843-792-6429
landrets@musc.edu

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