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A Computerized Program (Neuroplasticity-Based Cognitive Remediation) for the Treatment of Chemotherapy Related Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Breast, Colon, Lymphoma, Endometrial, or Ovarian Cancer

Multiple Cancer Types

This trial studies how well a computerized program called neuroplasticity-based cognitive remediation works for the treatment of chemotherapy related cognitive impairment in patients with breast, colon, lymphoma, endometrial, or ovarian cancer. There are few if any treatments shown to be effective in improving thinking and functioning in patients with attention and memory problems related to cancer treatment. This may leave patients vulnerable to loss of independence and functioning, and to developing depressive symptoms. Neuroplasticity-based cognitive remediation may help to improve thinking, functioning, and depressive symptoms in patients with breast, colon, lymphoma, or ovarian cancer.
Breast, Colon, Lymphoma, Ovarian
N/A
Newhouse, Paul
NCT04230863
VICCSUPP1936

Lactobacillus Plantarum in Preventing Acute Graft Versus Host Disease in Children Undergoing Donor Stem Cell Transplant

Multiple Cancer Types

This randomized phase III trial studies how well Lactobacillus plantarum works in preventing acute graft versus host disease in children undergoing donor stem cell transplant. Lactobacillus plantarum may help prevent the development of gastrointestinal graft versus host disease in children, adolescents, and young adults undergoing donor stem cell transplant.
Gastrointestinal, Pediatrics
III
Kitko, Carrie
NCT03057054
COGACCL1633

A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Apixaban in Preventing Blood Clots in Children With Leukemia Who Have a Central Venous Catheter and Are Treated With Asparaginase

Multiple Cancer Types

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of a blood thinning drug called Apixaban versus no administration of a blood thinning drug, in preventing blood clots in children with leukemia or lymphoma. Patients must be receiving chemotherapy, including asparaginase, and have a central line (a catheter inserted for administration of medications and blood sampling)
Pediatric Leukemia, Pediatric Lymphoma, Pediatric Supportive Care
III
Esbenshade, Adam
NCT02369653
COGACCL1333

Neuroblastoma Maintenance Therapy Trial

Multiple Cancer Types

Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) will be used in an open label, single agent, multicenter, study for patients with neuroblastoma in remission. In this study subjects will receive 730 Days of oral difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) at a dose of 750 mg / m2 ± 250 mg / m2 BID (strata 1, 2, 3, and 4) OR 2500 mg / m2 BID (stratum 1B) on each day of study. This study will focus on the use of DFMO in high risk neuroblastoma patients that are in remission as a strategy to prevent recurrence.
Endocrine, Neuroblastoma (Pediatrics), Neuroendocrine, Pediatrics
II
Pastakia, Devang
NCT02679144
VICCPED16157

Ruxolitinib in Preventing Breast Cancer in Patients with High Risk and Precancerous Breast Lesions

Breast

This phase II trial studies how well ruxolitinib before surgery works in preventing breast cancer in patients with high risk and precancerous breast conditions. Ruxolitinib may changes the breast cell when administered to participants with precancerous breast conditions. Ruxolitinib may stop the growth of cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.
Breast
II
Meszoely, Ingrid
NCT02928978
VICCBRE1904

Fluid Measurements and MRI in Determining Biomarkers of Lymphatic Dysfunction in Patients with Breast Cancer

Breast

This trial uses fluid measurements of the arm and MRI to determine biomarkers of lymphatic dysfunction in patients with breast cancer. Studying the lymphatic system (the part of your body that helps to process and clear waste products) in different ways will help doctors understand more about lymphedema (excess fluid after lymph nodes are removed) and help with prevention and management of lymphedema in patients with breast cancer.
Breast
N/A
Donahue, Manus
NCT03760744
VICCBRE18156

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients with Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)

Multiple Cancer Types

This ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient’s tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients that have certain genetic changes.
Lung, Non Small Cell
III
York, Sally
NCT02194738
ECOGTHOA151216

Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Pediatric Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas, or Histiocytic Disorders (The Pediatric MATCH Screening Trial)

Multiple Cancer Types

This Pediatric MATCH screening and multi-sub-study phase II trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in pediatric patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, or histiocytic disorders that have progressed following at least one line of standard systemic therapy and / or for which no standard treatment exists that has been shown to prolong survival. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic changes or abnormalities (mutations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic mutation, and may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors or non-Hodgkin lymphomas.
Lymphoma, Miscellaneous, Pediatric Solid Tumors
N/A
Borinstein, Scott
NCT03155620
COGAPEC1621SC

Digital Tomosynthesis Mammography and Digital Mammography in Screening Patients for Breast Cancer

Breast

This randomized phase III trial studies digital tomosynthesis mammography and digital mammography in screening patients for breast cancer. Screening for breast cancer with tomosynthesis mammography may be superior to digital mammography for breast cancer screening and may help reduce the need for additional imaging or treatment.
Breast
III
Leverett, Reagan
NCT03233191
ECOGBREEA1151

Near Infrared Autofluorescence Imaging for Identifying Parathyroid Glands during Parathyroidectomy

Endocrine

This trial investigates how well near infrared autofluorescence imaging works in identifying parathyroid glands during surgery to remove one or more parathyroid glands (parathyroidectomy). The parathyroid gland is an important organ in the neck that regulates calcium levels in the body. Thus, it is essential for a surgeon to correctly identify this organ when performing parathyroid surgeries. By assisting the surgeon in correctly identifying a diseased parathyroid gland, the 'PTeye' near infrared autofluorescence imaging device may improve the quality of the operation performed on the patient. This trial may determine if the ‘PTeye’ truly benefits a patient undergoing surgery for parathyroid disease or not.
Endocrine
N/A
Solorzano, Carmen
NCT04299425
VICCHN2063

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