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NCT ID: NCT04120246

Alpha-TEA and Trastuzumab for Metastatic HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

A Phase I Dose Escalation Trial of Alpha-Tocopheryloxyacetic Acid (α-TEA) in Patients With Treatment Refractory HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer Scientific Title

To study the best dose and effects (good and bad) of giving alpha-TEA in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin®).
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People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who have already received trastuzumab (Herceptin®), pertuzumab (Perjeta®), and trastuzumab emtansine (TDM-1) for metastatic disease.    Full eligibility criteria
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  • <p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpha-TEA, by mouth, daily (2 weeks on, 2 weeks off), ongoing</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®), by IV, every 3 weeks, ongoing</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">You will also receive your doctor's choice of hormone therapy if your tumor is hormone positive</i></p>
  • <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpha-TEA is a drug derived from vitamin E.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpha-TEA may stimulate the immune system to fight cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) is commonly used to treat people with metastatic HER2 positive breast cancer.</li></ul>
  • <ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04120246' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/alpha-tocopheryloxyacetic-acid' target='_blank'>NCI Drug Dictionary: Alpha-Tocopheryloxyacetic Acid (Alpha-TEA)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted_therapies/herceptin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)</a> </li></ul>
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