Adrenal cancer

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  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma in Children Rochester, MN

    Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is an aggressive, rare childhood cancer. Limited evidence exists on a definite histopathological criterion to differentiate ACC from adrenocortical adenomas. Early diagnosis and management is the key. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment. Even after complete resection, a high risk of recurrence of ACC remains. Despite multi-modality treatment strategies, ACC is associated with poor survival. Due to the rarity of pediatric ACC, limited evidence exists on morbidity and mortality of these patients as well as prognostic factors for survival. The aim of this study is to document morbidity and mortality of children with adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) and ...

  • Iobenguane I-131 or Crizotinib and Standard Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly-Diagnosed High-Risk Neuroblastoma or Ganglioneuroblastoma Rochester, MN

    Despite recent improvements in outcome for children with newly diagnosed high-risk neuroblastoma, cure rates  remain  unsatisfactory.Further, these gains have been the result of interventions during the Consolidation (tandem autologous stem cell transplant) and Post-Consolidation (dinutuximab immunotherapy) phases of treatment, while rates of disease control during Induction have not improved in recent COG trials. The current phase 3 trial seeks to improve the event-free survival (EFS) for children with high-risk neuroblastoma through early integration of promising novel targeted therapies: targeted radiopharmaceutical therapy with 131I-MIBG or the ALK inhibitor, crizotinib. After enrollment, patients will receive one cycle of Induction chemotherapy. ...

  • A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Safety of Relacorilant Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of Relacorilant for the treatment of hypercortisolism in patients with cortisol-secreting adrenal adenomas or hyperplasia, based on glycemic and blood pressure (BP) control at Week 22 compared with placebo. and to assess the safety of relacorilant for the treatment of hypercortisolism.

  • Prospective Study of Adrenal Disorders: Clinical Registry, Imaging Analysis and Biomaterial Collection Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this research is to follow people with adrenal disorders in order to make conclusions about the natural history of a particular adrenal disease as well as effect of various therapies and interventions decided on by you and your medical team. In addition, we will collect biomaterial from you at times you are being evaluated which will be used to discover novel biomarkers which can potentially improve the accuracy of current diagnostic tests and affect the management of patients with adrenal disorders. We will also include a control group (without known adrenal disease) to compare to the volunteers ...

  • A Study to Determine Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Intravenous TKM 080301 in Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET) and Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC) Patients Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ; Rochester, MN

    This study will be a Phase I/II, open-label, non-randomized, dose-finding trial conducted at multiple clinical centers. The study is designed to determine the safety, tolerability and PK of TKM-080301 in adult patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that are refractory to standard therapy or for whom there is no standard therapy. After the determination of the maximum tolerated dose this dose will be utilized in an expansion cohort or subjects with refractory neuroendocrine tumors (NET) or adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) tumors.

  • Cixutumumab in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Solid Tumors Rochester, MN

    This phase II trial is studying the side effects and how well cixutumumab works in treating patients with relapsed or refractory solid tumors. Monoclonal antibodies, such as cixutumumab, can block tumor growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others find tumor cells and help kill them or carry tumor-killing substances to them.

  • Understanding the Challenges, Behavioral Patterns, and Preferences Towards Participation in Clinical Trials in Minority Patient Populations Jacksonville, FL; Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ; Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the challenges, behavioral patterns, and preferences of minority patient participation in clinical trials. Also, to develop and validate a personalized clinical trial educational platform to boost participation among underserved cancer patients.

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