Clinical Trials results for "glioma"

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  • Maintenance Chemotherapy or Observation Following Induction Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed Ependymoma
  • This randomized phase III trial is studying maintenance chemotherapy to see how well it works compared to observation following induction chemotherapy and radiation therapy in treating young patients with newly diagnosed ependymoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as vincristine sulfate, carboplatin, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, and cisplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Giving more than one drug (combination chemotherapy) may kill more tumor cells. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. Giving chemotherapy with radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells and allow doctors to save the part of the body where the cancer started.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Phase I/II Study of MEK162 for Children With Ras/Raf Pathway Activated Tumors
  • The main purpose of phase I studies in general is to determine the best dose ("maximum tolerated dose") of a drug, and to find out the most common side effects. The main purpose of the phase I component of this study specifically is to determine the best dose of the experimental drug MEK162 and to find out whether the drug is safe in children and adolescents with tumors that have grown or come back despite standard therapy. Another purpose of this study is to measure the concentration of drug in the blood to help understand how much drug gets into the body and how quickly the drug is removed from the body. Another purpose of this study is to determine whether MEK162 turns off the Ras/Raf/MAP pathway as expected by measuring this pathway in blood cells. Finally, in this study, the investigators hope to start finding out whether or not MEK162 causes different types of tumors in children to shrink or stop growing. The main purpose of the phase II component of the study is to determine whether MEK162 causes specific types of tumors in children and adolescents to shrink or stop growing. These specific types of tumors include low-grade gliomas, tumors in patients with a genetic condition called neurofibromatosis type 1, and other tumors thought to be causes by abnormal activation of the Ras/Raf/MAP molecular pathway. Another purpose of this study is for researchers to learn whether specific abnormalities in the DNA of tumors can help predict whether tumors will respond to MEK162.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Study of Selinexor in Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • The investigators will conduct a phase 1 trial of Selinexor in children with recurrent or refractory solid tumors, including CNS tumors using the Rolling Six design. The aims of the trial will be to establish the maximum tolerated pediatric doses of tablet formulation; to investigate the toxicities, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of Selinexor in children with cancer; and to preliminarily explore efficacy in pediatric solid and CNS tumors, including medical and surgical expansion cohorts of HGG patients.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Trial Evaluating an Enhanced Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Cognitive Late Effects in Children Treated With Cranial Radiation for Brain Tumors
  • Background: - More children with cancer are surviving into adulthood. Some side effects from treatment go away quickly. But some problems may not go away or may only show up months or years later. These problems are called late effects. Late effects can cause difficulties in cognitive functions, such as attention and memory. Physical activity has been found to improve the attention and memory skills of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Researchers want to see if physical activity can help with these cognitive problems in children with brain tumors. Objectives: - To see if physical activity can improve cognitive functions in children who had radiation therapy for a brain tumor. Eligibility: - Children ages 8 17 who had radiation for a brain tumor at least 2 years ago. They must have access to a computer. Design: - Participants will be screened with height, weight, and medical history. They will answer questions about daily physical activities. Their heart will be checked. - Participants will go to the clinic for 2 days. They will have a fitness exam and tests about attention, memory, and concentration. They will have blood taken and answer questions. Parents will also answer questions. - Participants will be put into 2 groups. For the first 12 weeks, the intervention group will follow a physical activity program. The control group will do their usual physical activities. - For the second 12 weeks, the control group will follow the physical activity program. The intervention group will continue the activities on their own. All groups will track their physical activity with an activity monitor and computer. - Participants will have a follow-up visit at the clinic after each session. They will repeat some of the tests listed above. - The study lasts 24 weeks plus the two follow-up visits. Participants can keep their activity monitor.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Nanoparticle Albumin-Bound Rapamycin, Temozolomide, and Irinotecan Hydrochloride in Treating Pediatric Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors
  • This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin when given together with temozolomide and irinotecan hydrochloride in treating pediatric patients with solid tumors that have come back after a period of time during which the tumor could not be detected or has not responded to treatment. Nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide and irinotecan hydrochloride, 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. Giving nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin, temozolomide, and irinotecan hydrochloride may work better in treating pediatric patients with solid tumors.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Study to Investigate Safety, Pharmacokinetic (PK), Pharmacodynamic (PD) and Clinical Activity of Trametinib in Subjects With Cancer or Plexiform Neurofibromas and Trametinib in Combination With Dabrafenib in Subjects With Cancers Harboring V600 Mutations
  • This is a 3-part (Part A, Part B, Part C), Phase I/IIa, multi-center, open label, study in pediatric subjects with refractory or recurrent tumors. Part A is a repeat dose, dose escalation monotherapy study that will identify the recommended phase II dose (RP2D) on the continuous dosing schedule using a 3 + 3 dose-escalation procedure. Part B will evaluate the preliminary activity of trametinib monotherapy in 4 disease-specific cohorts of subjects. Each cohort will enroll at least 10 response-evaluable subjects (evaluable for response is defined as a subject with a pre-dose and at least 1 post-dose disease assessment or clinical assessment of progression of disease). Part C is will be a 3+3 study design to determine the safety, tolerability and preliminary activity of the RP2D of trametinib in combination with a limited dose escalation of dabrafenib. Part C will enroll up to 18 subjects. . The overall goal of this trial is to efficiently establish safe, pharmacologically relevant dose of trametinib in infants, children and adolescents and determine preliminary activity of trametinib monotherapy in selected recurrent, refractory or unresectable childhood tumors.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Pevonedistat, Irinotecan Hydrochloride, and Temozolomide in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors or Lymphoma
  • This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of pevonedistat when giving together with irinotecan hydrochloride and temozolomide in treating patients with solid tumors or lymphoma that have come back after a period of improvement or that do not respond to treatment. Pevonedistat and irinotecan hydrochloride may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving pevonedistat, irinotecan hydrochloride, and temozolomide may work better in treating patients with solid tumors or lymphoma.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • REGN2810 in Pediatric Patients With Relapsed, Refractory Solid, or Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors and Safety and Efficacy of REGN2810 in Combination With Radiotherapy in Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed or Recurrent Glioma
  • Phase 1: To confirm the safety and anticipated recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of the PD-1 inhibitor REGN2810 (cemiplimab) for children with recurrent or refractory solid or CNS tumors and to characterize the pharmacokinetics (PK) of REGN2810 given in children with recurrent or refractory solid or Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors. Phase 2 (Efficacy Phase): - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 to be given concomitantly with conventionally fractionated or hypofractionated radiation among patients with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 given concomitantly with conventionally fractionated or hypofractionated radiation among patients with newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (HGG) - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 given concomitantly with re-irradiation in patients with recurrent HGG - To assess PK of REGN2810 in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed DIPG, newly diagnosed HGG, or recurrent HGG when given in combination with radiation - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving overall survival at 12 months (OS12) among patients with newly diagnosed DIPG - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving progression-free survival at 12 months (PFS12) among patients with newly diagnosed HGG - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving overall survival at OS12 among patients with recurrent HGG
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Study of Lenvatinib in Combination With Everolimus in Recurrent and Refractory Pediatric Solid Tumors, Including Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Phase 1 of this study, utilizing a rolling 6 design, will be conducted to determine a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D), and to describe the toxicities of lenvatinib administered in combination with everolimus once daily to pediatric participants with recurrent/refractory solid tumors. Phase 2, utilizing Simon's optimal 2-stage design, will be conducted to estimate the antitumor activity of lenvatinib in combination with everolimus in pediatric participants with selected recurrent/refractory solid tumors including Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET), rhabdomyosarcoma, and high grade glioma (HGG) using objective response rate (ORR) at Week 16 as the outcome measure.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Phase II Study of Binimetinib in Children and Adults With NF1 Plexiform Neurofibromas
  • This is a phase II open label study that will evaluate children ≥ 1 year of age and adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and plexiform neurofibromas treated with the MEK inhibitor, binimetinib. The primary objective is to determine if there is an adequate level of disease responsiveness to binimetinib in children and adults with NF1 and inoperable plexiform neurofibromas. The objective response to binimetinib is defined as ≥ 20% decrease in tumor volume reduction by 12 courses.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Status: Recruiting
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