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13 studies in Department of Urology

  1. Virtue® Male Sling Fixation Study

    Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz. View Summary

    Virtue® Male Sling Fixation Study

    Location:

    Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Trial status:

    Open for Enrollment

    Why is this study being done?

    This study is a multi-center study that will assess the efficacy and safety of suture fixation of the Virtue® Male Sling.

    NCT ID:

    NCT01170728

    Who can I contact for additional information about this study?


    Scottsdale: Andre Watkins, MPH 480-342-0349
                        

  2. Treatment for Patients With Bilateral, Multicentric, or Bilaterally-Predisposed Unilateral Wilms Tumor

    Rochester, Minn. View Summary

    Treatment for Patients With Bilateral, Multicentric, or Bilaterally-Predisposed Unilateral Wilms Tumor

    Location:

    Rochester, Minn.

    Trial status:

    Open for Enrollment

    Why is this study being done?

    OBJECTIVES: I. To improve 4-year event-free survival (EFS) to 73% for young patients with bilateral Wilms tumor (BWT). II. To prevent complete removal of at least one kidney in 50% of patients with BWT by using prenephrectomy 3-drug chemotherapy induction with vincristine (vincristine sulfate), dactinomycin, and doxorubicin (doxorubicin hydrochloride). III. To evaluate the efficacy of chemotherapy in preserving renal units in children with diffuse hyperplastic perilobar nephroblastomatosis (DHPLN) and preventing Wilms tumor development. IV. To facilitate partial nephrectomy in lieu of nephrectomy in 25% of children with unilateral tumors and aniridia, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS), hemihypertrophy or other overgrowth syndromes, by using prenephrectomy 2-drug chemotherapy induction with vincristine and dactinomycin. V. To have 75% of patients with BWT undergo definitive surgical treatment by 12 weeks after initiation of chemotherapy. OUTLINE: PREOPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY: Patients receive preoperative chemotherapy based on radiographic stage in most cases and if a biopsy was performed then based on histology. VAD REGIMEN (stage I-IV bilateral Wilms tumor [BWT] with biopsy revealing favorable histology or no preoperative biopsy; stage I-III BWT with focal anaplasia; stage I BWT with diffuse anaplasia; or high-risk, stage III-IV unilateral Wilms tumor [WT] with contralateral nephrogenic rest [NR] or predisposition syndrome): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on days 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and 36 (weeks 1-6) and dactinomycin IV and doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on days 1 and 22 (weeks 1 and 4). REVISED UH-1 REGIMEN (stage IV BWT with focal anaplasia; stage II-IV BWT with diffuse anaplasia; or stage I-IV malignant rhabdoid tumor of the kidney): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on days 1, 8, and 15 (weeks 1-3); doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on day 1 (week 1); cyclophosphamide IV over 1 hour on day 1 and on days 22-25 (weeks 1 and 4); carboplatin IV over 1 hour on day 22 (week 4); and etoposide phosphate IV over 1 hour on days 22-25 (week 4). (*Note: This regimen has been closed based on toxicity from AREN0321.) EE-4A REGIMEN (high-risk, stage I-II unilateral WT with contralateral NR or predisposition syndrome or diffuse hyperplastic perilobar NRs [DHPLNR]): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and 36 (weeks 1-6) and dactinomycin IV over 1-5 minutes on days 1 and 22 (weeks 1 and 4). Patients are evaluated at week 6. If partial nephrectomy is feasible, patients proceed to definitive surgery and lymph node sampling followed by postoperative therapy. If partial nephrectomy is not feasible, patients receive additional chemotherapy (as above with the same or a different set of regimen) followed by definitive surgery at week 12 and postoperative therapy OR patients proceed to a different chemotherapy regimen. POSTOPERATIVE THERAPY: Patients receive postoperative therapy according to histology after preoperative chemotherapy and according to the highest assigned risk for either kidney. EE-4A regimen (BWT with complete resection of all gross tumors at diagnosis with stage I-II favorable histology; BWT with complete response [CR] by imaging after 6 weeks of preoperative chemotherapy; completely necrotic stage I-II BWT; intermediate-risk stage I BWT; unilateral WT stage I-II with CR by imaging after 6-12 weeks of preoperative chemotherapy; completely necrotic stage I-II unilateral WT; or intermediate-risk stage I-II unilateral WT): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 43, 50, 57, 64, 85, 106, and 127 (weeks 7-10, 13, 16, and 19) and dactinomycin IV over 1-5 minutes on days 43, 64, 85, 106, and 127 (weeks 7, 10, 13, 16, and 19). DD-4A REGIMEN (intermediate-risk, stage II BWT; stage I BWT with blastemal predominance; or stage I unilateral WT with blastemal predominance): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and 36 (weeks 1-6); dactinomycin IV over 1-5 minutes on day 1 (week 1); and doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on day 22 (week 4). Patients then receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 43, 50, 57, 64, 85, 106, 127, 148, and 169 (weeks 7-10, 13, 16, 19, 22, and 25); dactinomycin IV over 1-5 minutes on days 43, 85, 127, and 169 (weeks 7, 13, 19, and 25); and doxorubicin hydrochloride over 15-120 minutes on days 63, 106, and 148 (weeks 10, 16, and 22). Some patients may also undergo radiotherapy. DD-4A REGIMEN AND RADIOTHERAPY (BWT with complete resection of all gross tumors at diagnosis with stage III-IV favorable histology, completely necrotic stage III-IV BWT; intermediate-risk, stage III-IV BWT; stage I BWT with diffuse anaplasia; stage I-III BWT with focal anaplasia; stage I unilateral WT with diffuse anaplasia; stage I unilateral WT with focal anaplasia; or intermediate-risk, stage III-IV unilateral WT): Patients receive DD-4A regimen as above. Patients also undergo concurrent radiotherapy. REGIMEN I (stage II BWT with blastemal predominance or stage II unilateral WT with blastemal predominance): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 43, 50, 57, 71, 78, 85, 92, 127, and 169 (weeks 7-9, 11-14, 19, and 25); doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on days 43, 85, 127, and 169 (weeks 7, 13, 19, and 25); cyclophosphamide IV over 15-30 minutes on days 43, 64, 85, 106, 127, 148, and 169 (weeks 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, and 25); and etoposide phosphate IV over 1 hour on days 64, 106, and 148 (weeks 10, 16, and 22). REGIMEN I AND RADIOTHERAPY (stage III-IV BWT with blastemal predominance or stage III-IV unilateral WT with blastemal predominance): Patients receive regimen I as above. Patients also undergo concurrent radiotherapy. REVISED UH-1 REGIMEN AND RADIOTHERAPY (stage IV BWT with focal anaplasia; stage II-IV BWT with diffuse anaplasia; stage IV unilateral WT with focal anaplasia; stage II-IV unilateral WT with diffuse anaplasia; and stage I-IV malignant rhabdoid tumor of the kidney; or DHPLNR with anaplasia): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 64, 71, 78, 85, 92, 99, 148, 155, 162, 190, 197, and 204 (weeks 10-15, 22-24, and 28-30); doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on days 64, 85, 148, and 190 (weeks 10, 13, 22, and 28); cyclophosphamide IV over 15-30 minutes on days 43-46, 64, 85, 106-109, 127-130, 148, 169-172, and 190 (weeks 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, and 28); carboplatin IV over 1 hour on days 43, 106, 127, and 169 (weeks 7, 16, 19, and 25); and etoposide phosphate IV over 1 hour on days 43-46, 106-109, 127-130, and 169-172 (weeks 7, 16, 19, and 25). Patients also undergo radiotherapy. VAD REGIMEN (DHPLNR with favorable histology WT with viable elements): Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV over 1 minute on days 43, 50, 57, 64, 71, and 78 (weeks 7-12) and dactinomycin IV over 1-5 minutes and doxorubicin hydrochloride IV over 15-120 minutes on days 43 and 64 (weeks 7 and 10). After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up periodically for 10 years.

    NCT ID:

    NCT00945009

    IRB Number:

    09-004942

    Who can I contact for additional information about this study?

    Rochester: Carola A. Arndt 507-538-7623
                        


  3. Phase I Trial of In Situ Gene Therapy for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following Radiation Therapy Failure Using Sodium/Iodide Symporter and Radioiodine

    Rochester, Minn. View Summary

    Phase I Trial of In Situ Gene Therapy for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following Radiation Therapy Failure Using Sodium/Iodide Symporter and Radioiodine

    Location:

    Rochester, Minn.

    Trial status:

    Open for Enrollment

    Why is this study being done?

    OBJECTIVES: Primary - To determine the safety and tolerance of Ad5CMV-NIS administered intraprostatically followed by radioiodine treatment in patients with locally recurrent adenocarcinoma of the prostate following external beam radiotherapy. - To determine the maximum tolerated dose of Ad5CMV-NIS in these patients. Secondary - To evaluate the PSA response rates, duration, and time to PSA progression in these patients. - To evaluate the immune response to Ad5CMV-NIS. OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study of Ad5CMV-NIS. Patients receive intraprostate Ad5CMV-NIS, via transperineal injection under anesthesia, on day 1. They receive dosimetry oral iodine I 123 on day 4 and undergo image studies periodically for the next 24 hours for measurement of radioiodine uptake. Patients receive therapeutic oral iodine I 131 on day 5. All patients with intact thyroid glands (i.e., not previously surgically removed or ablated) receive TSH suppressive doses of oral liothyronine sodium 3 times daily for 10 days prior and for 15 days post administration of iodine I 123. Blood samples are collected periodically for measurement of PSA, fT4, and TSH; and peripheral blood cells are monitored for evidence of virus DNA via quantitative reverse-transcriptase-PCR. After completion of study therapy, patients are followed every 3 months for 1 year, every 4 months for 1 year, and then every 6 months for 8 years. A transrectal tumor biopsy is to be performed at 3 months and 1 year post-treatment.

    NCT ID:

    NCT00788307

    IRB Number:

    06-009392

    Who can I contact for additional information about this study?

    Rochester: Mayo Clinic Clinical Trials Office 855-776-0015
                        


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