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Carvedilol to Prevent Heart Problems in People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

Prospective Evaluation of Carvedilol in Prevention of Cardiac Toxicity in Patients With Metastatic HER-2+ Breast Cancer, Phase III

Purpose: To investigate whether a beta-blocker can help prevent heart problems caused by cancer treatments.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who are receiving or planning to receive trastuzumab (Herceptin®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Intervention</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Carvedilol, by mouth, daily for up to 2 years</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">No intervention</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 3: If you are already taking taking a beta blocker, ARB, or ACE inhibitor</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Observation for up to 2 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The beta-blocker being used in this study is carvedilol. It is used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03418961' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/side_effects/heart_probs' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Heart Problems</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/treatments-for-breast-cancer-may-harm-the-heart' target='_blank'>Harvard Health Publishing: Treatments for Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Carvedilol to Prevent Heart Problems in People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

Prospective Evaluation of Carvedilol in Prevention of Cardiac Toxicity in Patients With Metastatic HER-2+ Breast Cancer, Phase III
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Nearest Location:
22 miles
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
Martinez, CA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03418961

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Phase III

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Dexamethasone to Reduce Swelling after Brain Surgery

Safety and Imaging of Post-Operative Low Dose Versus Standard Dose Dexamethasone in Patients With Primary or Metastatic Brain Tumors: a Randomized, Double-blinded Feasibility Study.

Purpose: To compare the safety and anti-swelling activity of 2 dose levels of dexamethasone before and after brain surgery.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth, daily for 3 days</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain surgery to remove brain tumor</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by IV, daily for 3 days</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth, daily for 2 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Surgery is an important part of the treatment of brain tumors. However, surgery results in injury to surrounding brain tissue and leads to brain swelling.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone is effective for controlling the swelling of the brain. However, dexamethasone can cause many unwanted side effects.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">To minimize the side effects of dexamethasone, the lowest dose should be used.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In this trial, you will receive 1 of 2 dose levels of dexamethasone: standard dose or lower dose.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05139043' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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Dexamethasone to Reduce Swelling after Brain Surgery

Safety and Imaging of Post-Operative Low Dose Versus Standard Dose Dexamethasone in Patients With Primary or Metastatic Brain Tumors: a Randomized, Double-blinded Feasibility Study.
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Nearest Location:
353 miles
City of Hope Medical Center
Duarte, CA

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Visits:
May require hospitalization

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05139043

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Phase II

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GM1 to Reduce or Prevent Nerve Pain During Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer

An Early Phase and Phase II Clinical Trial to Evaluate Ganglioside-Monosialic Acid (GM1) for Preventing Paclitaxel-Associated Neuropathy

Purpose: To study the ability of GM1 to reduce or prevent nerve pain during treatment with paclitaxel (Taxol®) chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer who are planning to receive treatment with paclitaxel (Taxol®) chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">GM1, by IV, weekly for 4 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV, weekly for 4 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for GM1, by IV, weekly for 4 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV, weekly for 4 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropathy is nerve pain in your hands and feet as a side effect of cancer treatment such as chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">GM1 is a part of the body's natural system that protects nerves from damage.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Chemotherapy drugs, such as paclitaxel (Taxol®), work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, stopping them from dividing, or stopping them from spreading.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also available in Spanish.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05751668' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/taxol' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Paclitaxel (Taxol®)</a> </li></ul>
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GM1 to Reduce or Prevent Nerve Pain During Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer

An Early Phase and Phase II Clinical Trial to Evaluate Ganglioside-Monosialic Acid (GM1) for Preventing Paclitaxel-Associated Neuropathy
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Nearest Location:
374 miles
UC Irvine Health/Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Orange, CA

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Visits:
1 visit every week for 4 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05751668

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Phase II

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3 Regimens to Prevent Allergic Reactions to Chemotherapy for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Conventional Prophylactic Regimen of Oral Dexamethasone Versus Short-course Intravenous Dexamethasone in Preventing Paclitaxel-related Hypersensitivity Reactions in Breast and Gynecologic Oncology Patients: A Prospective, Randomized, Open-label Study

Purpose: To compare the ability of 3 regimens of dexamethasone, diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), and famotidine to prevent allergic reactions to paclitaxel (Taxol®) chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive paclitaxel (Taxol®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed 1 day later by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Famotidine, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Famotidine, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 3</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed 1 day later by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Famotidine, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®) is a chemotherapy drug.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), and famotidine are drugs that help prevent allergic reactions to chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03598426' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/taxol' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Paclitaxel (Taxol®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a687011.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Famotidine</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682792.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Dexamethasone</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682539.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/side_effects/allergic' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Allergic Reactions</a> </li></ul>
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3 Regimens to Prevent Allergic Reactions to Chemotherapy for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Conventional Prophylactic Regimen of Oral Dexamethasone Versus Short-course Intravenous Dexamethasone in Preventing Paclitaxel-related Hypersensitivity Reactions in Breast and Gynecologic Oncology Patients: A Prospective, Randomized, Open-label Study
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Nearest Location:
386 miles
Loma Linda University Cancer Center
Loma Linda, CA

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Visits:
1-2 visits within 1-2 days

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03598426

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Phase III

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Romiplostim for Low Blood Platelets During Chemotherapy in People with Breast Cancer

A Phase 3 Randomized Placebo-controlled Double-blind Study of Romiplostim for the Treatment of Chemotherapy-induced Thrombocytopenia in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy for Treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Ovarian Cancer, or Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the safety and effects (good and bad) of romiplostim (Nplate®) for chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving or planning to receive chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Romiplostim (Nplate®), by injection, 3-6 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for romiplostim (Nplate®), by injection, 3-6 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia (CIT) is having a low number of blood platelets, which are blood cells that help your blood clot, as a side effect of chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Romiplostim (Nplate®) increases the number of blood platelets to help your blood clot and reduce your risk of bleeding.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03937154' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a609008.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Romiplostim (Nplate®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytopenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20378293#:~:text=Thrombocytopenia%20is%20a%20condition%20in,plugs%20in%20blood%20vessel%20injuries.' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Thrombocytopenia</a> </li></ul>
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Romiplostim for Low Blood Platelets During Chemotherapy in People with Breast Cancer

A Phase 3 Randomized Placebo-controlled Double-blind Study of Romiplostim for the Treatment of Chemotherapy-induced Thrombocytopenia in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy for Treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Ovarian Cancer, or Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
517 miles
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Boise, ID

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03937154

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Phase III

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Guided Meditation During Radiation for People with Brain Metastases

An Interventional Trial Using Guided Meditation During Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors (Med-RT)

Purpose: To study the ability of guided meditation to decrease anxiety.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are planning to receive radiation to the brain. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Guided meditation during radiation sessions, 2 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Usual care</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The guided meditation practice involves a series of 5 audio recordings with the following topics: body scan, mindful breathing, mindfulness of discomfort, savoring memories, and loving-kindness.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Each audio recording is 5 minutes.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06165653' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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Guided Meditation During Radiation for People with Brain Metastases

An Interventional Trial Using Guided Meditation During Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors (Med-RT)
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Nearest Location:
602 miles
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, UT

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Visits:
Coincides with radiation sessions, for 2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06165653

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Phase NA

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Sulfasalazine to Decrease Pain and Opioid Use in People with Breast Cancer

Double Blind Trial Investigating the Role of Sulfasalazine in Decreasing Opioids Requirements in Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study if sulfasalazine, an anti-inflammatory drug, can decrease pain and the use of opioid pain medication.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have experienced pain for at least 1.5 months and receive opioid pain medication. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for sulfasalazine, by mouth, daily</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Continue current opioid pain medication</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sulfasalazine, by mouth, daily</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Continue current opioid pain medication</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">People with cancer-induced pain are now taking increasing doses of opioids to control their pain.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The gold standard to manage pain is opioids. Opioids come with significant side effects that limit the amount of opioids that can be safely given.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sulfasalazine is an anti-inflammatory drug with an established safety profile. It has been in use for over 50 years for the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sulfasalazine may also decrease the survival of cancer cells.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03847311' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682204.html' target='_blank'>Medline Plus: Sulfasalazine</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/pain' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Pain</a> </li></ul>
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Sulfasalazine to Decrease Pain and Opioid Use in People with Breast Cancer

Double Blind Trial Investigating the Role of Sulfasalazine in Decreasing Opioids Requirements in Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
752 miles
Banner University Medical Center North Campus
Tucson, AZ

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03847311

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Phase II

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Losartan to Reduce Fibrosis for People with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

A Pilot Study of Losartan to Reduce Radiation Induced Fibrosis in Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study the ability of losartan to decrease fibrosis from radiation.

Who is this for?: Women with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, and stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have received surgery and are planning to receive radiation. Your breast cancer must not have recurred (came back), and you must not have received radiation. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Losartan, by mouth, daily during radiation until 1 year after radiation</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for losartan, by mouth, daily during radiation until 1 year after radiation</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Losartan is an FDA approved blood pressure medication that may also decrease fibrosis.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fibrosis is the thickening or scarring of tissue and can be caused by radiation.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05637216' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.org/cancer/types/breast-cancer/non-cancerous-breast-conditions/fibrosis-and-simple-cysts-in-the-breast.html#:~:text=Neither%20fibrosis%20nor%20simple%20cysts,is%20found%20on%20a%20biopsy.' target='_blank'>American Cancer Society: Breast Fibrosis</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a695008.html' target='_blank'>Medline Plus: Losartan</a> </li></ul>
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Losartan to Reduce Fibrosis for People with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

A Pilot Study of Losartan to Reduce Radiation Induced Fibrosis in Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
860 miles
Vail Health Shaw Cancer Center
Edwards, CO

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Visits:
7 visits within 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05637216

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Phase II

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Sexual Health in People with DCIS and Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Sexuality and Breast Cancer: Developing Appropriate Education for Women Going Through Treatment

Purpose: To identify the sexual health needs among women with breast cancer at the time of diagnosis and throughout treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have received care at the University of Colorado Hospital since September 2019. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will participate the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Virtual focus group</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Providers will lead the virtual focus groups over Zoom.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Focus group findings will be used to create appropriate educational material that will address the sexual health needs of people with breast cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05138510' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/managing-life/sex-intimacy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Sexual Health During and After Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/types/metastatic/sexuality' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Sexuality and Metastatic Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Sexual Health in People with DCIS and Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Sexuality and Breast Cancer: Developing Appropriate Education for Women Going Through Treatment
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Nearest Location:
941 miles
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05138510

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Phase NA

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Sulforaphane Nutritional Supplement to Reduce Heart Problems from Doxorubicin Chemotherapy

Phase II Trial of Effects of the Nutritional Supplement Sulforaphane on Doxorubicin-Associated Cardiac Dysfunction (CRI18-026)

Purpose: To study if sulforaphane (Avmacol®) reduces heart problems caused by doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) chemotherapy. You must not have received radiation to your chest, and if your tumor is HER2-positive, you must not be receiving trastuzumab (Herceptin®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sulforaphane (Avmacol®), by mouth, daily for 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 7 times in 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart function tests, 2 times in 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET scan, 3 times in 1 year</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Placebo</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for sulforaphane (Avmacol®), by mouth, daily for 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 7 times in 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart function tests, 2 times in 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET scan, 3 times in 1 year</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) is a chemotherapy commonly used to treat breast cancer. It can cause injury to the heart in about 10-20% of patients.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">There is a need to develop new strategies that prevent the harmful effects of doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) but maintain its effectiveness as a cancer therapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sulforaphane (Avmacol®) is an experimental dietary supplement derived from broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables. It may keep normal cells healthy and enhance cancer cell sensitivity to doxorubicin (Adriamycin®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03934905' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/adriamycin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Doxorubicin (Adriamycin®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.avmacol.com/' target='_blank'>Nutramax Laboratories: Sulforaphane (Avmacol®)</a> </li></ul>
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Sulforaphane Nutritional Supplement to Reduce Heart Problems from Doxorubicin Chemotherapy

Phase II Trial of Effects of the Nutritional Supplement Sulforaphane on Doxorubicin-Associated Cardiac Dysfunction (CRI18-026)
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Nearest Location:
1185 miles
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX

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Visits:
At least 7 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03934905

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Phase I-II

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Heart Problems in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Neuromodulation of Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Cardiotoxic Chemotherapy: A First in Human Randomized Pilot Study. Neuromodulation in Cancer Study (OU-SCC-NCAN)

Purpose: To study if low level vagus nerve stimulation will improve heart function.

Who is this for?: People at least 50 years old with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have received doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) and/or anti-HER2 targeted therapy within the last 3 months. You must also meet at least 1 of the following criteria: previous chest radiation, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, current smoker, obesity, and/or certain heart conditions. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart function tests, 2 times within 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Low level stimulation to one ear with handheld device, 2 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Placebo</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart function tests, 2 times within 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Low level stimulation to one ear (at a different location than group 1) with handheld device, 2 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">These medications include some chemotherapy and anti-HER2 targeted therapy drugs.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stimulation of a nerve called the vagus nerve can have beneficial effects on the heart. Part of the vagus nerve is in the ear.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The vagus nerve stimulation sessions are 1 hour.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This study is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05921253' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/some-meds-up-heart-risk-in-overweight-women' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Anthracyclines, Anti-HER2 Medications, and Heart Problems</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.parasym.co/about-parasym.html' target='_blank'>Parasym: Vagus Nerve Stimulation</a> </li></ul>
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Heart Problems in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Neuromodulation of Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Cardiotoxic Chemotherapy: A First in Human Randomized Pilot Study. Neuromodulation in Cancer Study (OU-SCC-NCAN)
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Nearest Location:
1387 miles
Stephenson Cancer Center
Oklahoma City, OK

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Visits:
2 visits within 2 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05921253

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Phase NA

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Studying Nerve Pain from T-DM1 in People with Stage I-IV HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

A Study of the Natural History of Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine (T-DM1)-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in HER2-positive Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study how trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1, Kadcyla®) causes nerve pain in people with and without previous nerve pain.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who are planning to receive treatment with trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1, Kadcyla®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropathy is nerve pain in your hands and feet as a side effect of cancer treatment. Neuropathy is pain from nerve damage.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1, Kadcyla®) is an antibody drug conjugate (ADC).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">An ADC is a type of therapy that combines an antibody that targets cancer cells with a therapy that can kill cancer cells. Because the antibody only targets cancer cells, the ADC does not kill normal cells, making it less likely to cause side effects.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">T-DM1's antibody targets HER2, a protein that is expressed by some breast cancer cells, and it delivers an anti-cancer drug called emtansine.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05889988' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/kadcyla' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab Emtansine (T-DM1, Kadcyla®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/neuropathy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Nerve Pain</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Nerve Pain from T-DM1 in People with Stage I-IV HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

A Study of the Natural History of Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine (T-DM1)-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in HER2-positive Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
1455 miles
Sanford Health Worthington
Worthington, MN

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05889988

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Phase NA

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Blood Sugar Monitoring for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer Receiving Alpelisib

Utilizing Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) to Characterize and Manage Hyperglycemia in Patients Initiating Alpelisib

Purpose: To study how alpelisib (Piqray®) affects blood sugar levels.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) hormone receptor positive (ER+ and/or PR+), HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer with a PIK3CA mutation who are planning to receive alpelisib (Piqray®). You must be receiving your cancer care from a HealthPartners oncologist and must not have diabetes. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following during treatment with alpelisib (Piqray®): </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 system, at least 3.5 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">High blood sugar prevention and management program</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpelisib (Piqray®) is a type of targeted therapy called a PI3K inhibitor. Blocking the PI3K pathway may slow or stop cancer cells from growing.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">High blood sugar is a common side effect of alpelisib (Piqray®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 system is a wearable device that measures your blood sugar every minute.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06083038' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/piqray' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Alpelisib (Piqray®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.freestyle.abbott/us-en/products/freestyle-libre-2.html' target='_blank'>Abbott: FreeStyle Libre 2</a> </li></ul>
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Blood Sugar Monitoring for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer Receiving Alpelisib

Utilizing Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) to Characterize and Manage Hyperglycemia in Patients Initiating Alpelisib
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Nearest Location:
1576 miles
HealthPartners Cancer Research Center
Saint Louis Park, MN

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06083038

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Phase NA

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Headband and Meditation for Improving Anxiety and Insomnia for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pilot Study of a Wearable EEG Headband as a Meditation Device for Breast Cancer Survivors

Purpose: To study the ability of the MUSE S headband and MUSE phone app to reduce anxiety and insomnia.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who were diagnosed within the last 10 years. You must be experiencing anxiety and insomnia (sleep problems). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MUSE S headband, nightly for 2 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Meditation with MUSE phone app, for at least 5 minutes daily, for 2 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anxiety and insomnia (sleep problems) are among the most common side effects of breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Meditation is an effective tool to decrease stress and anxiety.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The MUSE S headband sends EEG signals to your brain to improve fatigue, quality of life, and stress.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will be asked to wear the MUSE S headband to bed every night and meditate using the MUSE phone app for at least 5 minutes every day.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06274034' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Headband and Meditation for Improving Anxiety and Insomnia for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pilot Study of a Wearable EEG Headband as a Meditation Device for Breast Cancer Survivors
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Nearest Location:
1615 miles
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Rochester, MN

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable, over 2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06274034

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Phase NA

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Studying the Effects of Tamoxifen in People with ER+ Breast Cancer

Neutrophil Functions in Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the long-term effects of tamoxifen (Nolvadex®) on excessive production of neutrophil extracellular traps (NET) and their impact on breast cancer and side effects.

Who is this for?: Pre-menopausal and post-menopausal women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer receiving treatment with tamoxifen for at least 6 months. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will provide the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood samples</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neutrophil extracellular traps (NET) are produced by the body to fight infections but have also been linked to side effects caused by the body's immune system.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Treatment with tamoxifen (Nolvadex®) increases the production of NETs.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05056857' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/drugs/9785-tamoxifen' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Tamoxifen (Nolvadex®)</a> </li></ul>
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Studying the Effects of Tamoxifen in People with ER+ Breast Cancer

Neutrophil Functions in Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
1643 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05056857

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Phase NA

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Immunotherapy-Related Diarrhea or Colitis in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) for Immune-Checkpoint Inhibitor Induced-Diarrhea/Colitis in Genitourinary Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study the ability of a fecal microbiota transplantation to improve immune checkpoint inhibitor-related diarrhea and colitis.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who developed diarrhea and/or colitis after receiving treatment with dostarlimab (Jemperli®) or pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) immune checkpoint inhibitors. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Loperamide, by mouth, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed 4 hours later by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fecal microbiota transplantation during colonoscopy, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A fecal microbiota transplantation consists of taking healthy bacteria (microbiota or microbiome) from the feces or stool of a healthy donor and transferring them to the colon of the recipient during a colonoscopy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A colonoscopy is a procedure in which a flexible camera is inserted through the anus to examine the colon/intestines.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Loperamide is a drug used to treat diarrhea.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Colitis is inflammation of the colon/intestines.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Your body is home to many bacteria, viruses, and fungi, which are collectively called the microbiome.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04038619' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mdanderson.org/patients-family/diagnosis-treatment/clinical-trials/clinical-trials-index/clinical-trials-detail.ID2018-0663.html' target='_blank'>MD Anderson Cancer Center: Trial Information Page</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/fecal-transplant' target='_blank'>Johns Hopkins Medicine: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682280.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Loperamide</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/immunotherapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/research-news/immune-checkpoint-inhibitor/' target='_blank'>Metastatic Trial Talk: Update on Immunotherapy for MBC: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors</a> </li></ul>
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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Immunotherapy-Related Diarrhea or Colitis in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) for Immune-Checkpoint Inhibitor Induced-Diarrhea/Colitis in Genitourinary Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
1643 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
5 visits within 3 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04038619

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Phase I

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MW151 and Hippocampal-Avoidant Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastasis

Safety and Tolerability of MW151 Administered With Hippocampal Avoidant Whole Brain Radiation Therapy (HA-WBRT) in Patients With Brain Metastases

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), anti-cancer activity, and cognitive effects of MW151, an experimental drug, with hippocampal-avoidant whole brain radiation therapy.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who have not received whole brain radiation therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MW151, by mouth, daily for 1 month</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Hippocampal-avoidant whole brain radiation therapy, 10 days within 2 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for MW151, by mouth, daily for 1 month</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Hippocampal-avoidant whole brain radiation therapy, 10 days within 2 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive tests</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MW151 is an experimental drug that may reduce brain inflammation and improve cognitive function.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage cancer cell DNA. These x-rays stop cancer cells from dividing and growing, thus slowing or stopping tumor growth.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) treats the entire brain, even tumors that may be too small to see with an MRI.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Hippocampal avoidance whole brain radiation therapy (HA-WBRT) is a targeted radiation therapy that avoids the hippocampus (part of the brain that controls learning and memory) during radiation therapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive tests study your cognition, which is your ability to think.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05417282' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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MW151 and Hippocampal-Avoidant Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastasis

Safety and Tolerability of MW151 Administered With Hippocampal Avoidant Whole Brain Radiation Therapy (HA-WBRT) in Patients With Brain Metastases
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Nearest Location:
1827 miles
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Central DuPage Hospital, Warrenville Cancer Center
Winfield, IL

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Visits:
10 visits within 2 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05417282

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Phase I

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Memantine for Cognition with Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastasis

Optimizing Neurocognition With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy (WBRT) Using Upfront Pulsed Reduced Dose-Rate (PRDR) Technique (ONCO-RT) - A Phase II Trial of Upfront Pulsed Reduced Dose Rate Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases

Purpose: To study the effects (good and bad) of memantine and whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) on your cognition (ability to think).

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Memantine (Namenda®), by mouth, daily for 6 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) with pulsed reduced dose rate (PRDR), daily for 10 days</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive testing</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) is radiation therapy that treats the entire brain.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">WBRT with pulsed reduced dose rate (PRDR) uses a slower rate of radiation to improve safety and anti-cancer activity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Memantine (Namenda®) is a medication that treats cognition (ability to think).</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05045950' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-77932-377/memantine-oral/memantine-oral/details' target='_blank'>WebMD: Memantine</a> </li></ul>
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Memantine for Cognition with Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastasis

Optimizing Neurocognition With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy (WBRT) Using Upfront Pulsed Reduced Dose-Rate (PRDR) Technique (ONCO-RT) - A Phase II Trial of Upfront Pulsed Reduced Dose Rate Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases
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Nearest Location:
1832 miles
Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

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Visits:
Daily for 10 days

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05045950

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Phase II

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Every Day Counts Lifestyle Program to Improve Quality of Life for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Every Day Counts: A Lifestyle Program for Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study whether the Every Day Counts lifestyle program improves the quality of life of women with metastatic breast cancer.

Who is this for?: Women with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that is currently stable and who live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin or Chicago, Illinois. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Every Day Counts lifestyle program, 4 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Home/work organization intervention, 4 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Every Day Counts lifestyle program promotes nutritional and physical activity changes based on the American Cancer Society nutrition and physical activity guidelines.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Every Day Counts lifestyle program consists of: 1) a curriculum binder covering weekly topics and including self-monitoring tools to support adherence; 2) lifestyle coaching for 16-weeks, with in-person or virtual supervised exercise sessions and telephone-based sessions; 3) exercise supplies (Fitbit, resistance bands), 4) twice weekly text messaging targeting self-efficacy and social support; and 5) attendance to cooking classes emphasizing plant-based eating.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The home/work organization intervention consists of: 1) a book with overview of home/work organization program with 16 weekly topics with an overview of each chapter, 2) virtual or weekly phone calls with a home organization coach with standard prompts, 3) text messages supporting home/work organization.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03824145' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.org/healthy/eat-healthy-get-active/acs-guidelines-nutrition-physical-activity-cancer-prevention/guidelines.html' target='_blank'>American Cancer Society: Guideline for Diet and Physical Activity</a> </li></ul>
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Every Day Counts Lifestyle Program to Improve Quality of Life for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Every Day Counts: A Lifestyle Program for Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
1832 miles
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03824145

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Phase NA

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Botulinum Toxin A for Nerve Pain Caused by Chemotherapy in People with Breast Cancer

Botulinum Toxin A for the Treatment of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Purpose: To study the safety and ability of incobotulinumtoxinA (INA) (Xeomin®) to treat chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">IncobotulinumtoxinA (INA) (Xeomin®), by injections into hands or feet, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Saline water, by injections into hands or feet, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, 5 times within 6 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is nerve pain in your hands and feet as a side effect of chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropathy is pain from nerve damage.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">IncobotulinumtoxinA (INA) (Xeomin®) may help treat nerve pain by inhibiting parts of the pain signaling pathway.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03571334' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/peripheral-neuropathy/what-is-peripherial-neuropathy.html' target='_blank'>American Cancer Society: Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-154593/xeomin-intramuscular/details' target='_blank'>WebMD: IncobotulinumtoxinA (INA) (Xeomin®)</a> </li></ul>
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Botulinum Toxin A for Nerve Pain Caused by Chemotherapy in People with Breast Cancer

Botulinum Toxin A for the Treatment of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
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Nearest Location:
1832 miles
Froedtert Hospital
Milwaukee, WI

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03571334

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Phase II

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Physical Therapy and Education Before Treatment for Women with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

A Randomized Pilot Test of the Breast Cancer Pre-habilitation and Prospective Surveillance to Prevent, Detect, and Optimize Physical and Functional Recovery (MOve-ABC) (B-PREPed)

Purpose: To study the ability of the Moving On After Breast Cancer (MOve-ABC) program to provide physical therapy and education before breast cancer treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with newly diagnosed stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have not yet received treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Moving On After Breast Cancer (MOve-ABC) Program</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Education about breast cancer side effects</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical therapy evaluation</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Home exercise program</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Phone calls and text messages</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Additional referrals (if needed)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Usual Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Education on surgery recovery and pain management</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Additional referrals (if needed)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical therapy before cancer treatment aims to help with early identification and self-management of treatment side effects.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06081127' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/managing-life/exercise' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Exercise and Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cedars-sinai.org/health-library/diseases-and-conditions/p/physical-therapy---breast-cancer.html' target='_blank'>Cedars Sinai: Physical Therapy for Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Physical Therapy and Education Before Treatment for Women with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

A Randomized Pilot Test of the Breast Cancer Pre-habilitation and Prospective Surveillance to Prevent, Detect, and Optimize Physical and Functional Recovery (MOve-ABC) (B-PREPed)
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Nearest Location:
1856 miles
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

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Visits:
3 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06081127

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Phase I

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Exercise for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Exercise in Metastatic Breast Cancer: EMBody

Purpose: To study if a virtual exercise program improves fitness, muscle mass, and quality of life.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has not progressed within the last year or who have no evidence of disease (NED). You must be participating in less than 2.5 hours of exercise per week. You must not have received chemotherapy within the last year. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Virtual exercise program, 3 times per week for 4 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Classes on creating and maintaining behavior changes</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i>' </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Usual care</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">American College of Sports Medicine handouts</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The virtual exercise sessions include 3 parts: cardiovascular exercise, resistance training, and balance or stretching exercise.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">During sessions, you will wear a provided heart rate monitor with a training goal of moderate intensity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Each exercise session is 1 hour.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05468034' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/types/metastatic/treatment/exercise-tips' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Exercise and MBC</a> </li></ul>
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Exercise for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Exercise in Metastatic Breast Cancer: EMBody
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Nearest Location:
1933 miles
IU Health West
Avon, IN

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05468034

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Phase II

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Palliative Radiation and Immunotherapy for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A Phase 2 Study of Palliative Radiation in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Subjects With Unresectable Metastatic Stage IV Breast Cancer: Twisted Pink

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of stereotactic radiation with pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) immunotherapy.

Who is this for?: Women with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have received at least 2 lines of therapy, including 1 line of chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiation, 1-5 sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiation (stereotactic radiosurgery) delivers high-dose, precisely-targeted radiation in fewer doses than traditional radiation therapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Palliative radiation reduces side effects of metastatic breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) is a type of immunotherapy called a PD-1 inhibitor, which is a type of immune checkpoint inhibitor. Blocking PD-1 may allow the body's immune system to detect and fight cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04990921' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.oncolink.org/support/hospice-and-palliative-care/palliative-radiation-treatment#:~:text=Palliative%20radiation%20is%20the%20use,doses)%20than%20traditional%20radiation%20treatment.' target='_blank'>OncoLink: Palliative Radiation</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/immunotherapy/keytruda' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®)</a> </li></ul>
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Palliative Radiation and Immunotherapy for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A Phase 2 Study of Palliative Radiation in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Subjects With Unresectable Metastatic Stage IV Breast Cancer: Twisted Pink
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Nearest Location:
1984 miles
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Louisville, KY

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Visits:
1 visit every 3 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04990921

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Phase II

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Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Insomnia in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Investigating the Feasibility of Using taVNS to Treat Insomnia in Individuals With Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the ability of vagus nerve stimulation to improve sleep, anxiety, depression, and cancer related fatigue.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up too early. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Vagus nerve stimulator, daily for 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fitbit</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sleep diary</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Surveys</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Interviews</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Vagus nerve stimulation delivers low-intensity electrical currents in the inner ear to stimulate nerves that may improve sleep.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up too early.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06006299' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/vagus-nerve-stimulation/about/pac-20384565' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Vagus Nerve Stimulation</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/insomnia#:~:text=Advertisement-,Insomnia%20can%20be%20caused%20by%20the%20stress%20of%20a%20breast,get%20a%20good%20night's%20sleep.' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Insomnia and Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Insomnia in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Investigating the Feasibility of Using taVNS to Treat Insomnia in Individuals With Stage I-IV Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2010 miles
UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center
Birmingham, AL

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06006299

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Phase NA

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PRISM Sessions to Reduce Stress for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Promoting Resilience in Women With Breast Cancer (PRISM)

Purpose: To study the ability of Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) sessions to reduce stress.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, or stage III breast cancer who are receiving neoadjuvant (before surgery) chemotherapy, and women with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PRISM sessions</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) sessions are led by coaches.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Session topics include goal-setting, and positive reframing.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Previous studies found that PRISM sessions can improve resilience, psychological distress, hope, and quality of life.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06133348' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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PRISM Sessions to Reduce Stress for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Promoting Resilience in Women With Breast Cancer (PRISM)
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Nearest Location:
2013 miles
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06133348

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Phase NA

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Acupressure for Joint and Muscle Pain for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Acupressure for Aromatase Inhibitor-Associated Musculoskeletal Symptoms in Patients With Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the ability of acupressure to reduce joint and muscle pain and the impact of acupressure on the gut microbiome.

Who is this for?: Postmenopausal women and men with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving an aromatase inhibitor. You must be experiencing joint or muscle pain. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupressure, 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stool samples</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupressure is similar to acupuncture, but uses pressure rather than needles to target specific points on the body.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupressure involves applying mild to moderate pressure using your fingers, or a device, to these points to try to bring a change in your body, such as reduce joint pain and stiffness.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In addition, changes in stool microbiome with acupressure will be studied.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The microbiome consists of the many bacteria, viruses, and fungi found on your body.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06228768' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Acupressure for Joint and Muscle Pain for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Acupressure for Aromatase Inhibitor-Associated Musculoskeletal Symptoms in Patients With Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2054 miles
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, MI

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06228768

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Phase NA

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MIND Diet and Nutrition Counseling to Improve Brain Function for People with Stage II-IV HR+ Breast Cancer

Protecting the Brain From Toxic Side Effects of Chemotherapy: a Pilot Study of a MIND Diet Intervention in Women Undergoing Active Treatment for Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the impact of the Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet on your cognition (ability to think).

Who is this for?: Postmenopausal women 45 to 75 years old with stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) hormone receptor positive (ER+ and/or PR+) breast cancer who are planning to begin treatment within 1 month. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Nutrition counseling about the MIND diet, 8 in-person sessions within 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">General health (non-diet) counseling, 8 in-person sessions within 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cancer treatment can lead to cognition (ability to think) problems and low quality of life.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet is high in anti-inflammatory nutrients (omega-3, carotenoids, B vitamins, etc.) and limits foods that are not healthy for the brain (butter, cheese, red meat, fried foods, sugar, etc.).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The MIND diet may help improve brain function during cancer treatment.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognition is your ability to think.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05984888' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://health.osu.edu/wellness/exercise-and-nutrition/the-mind-diet' target='_blank'>Ohio State University: The MIND Diet and Brain Health</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21032-chemo-brain' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Chemotherapy and Brain Function Problems</a> </li></ul>
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MIND Diet and Nutrition Counseling to Improve Brain Function for People with Stage II-IV HR+ Breast Cancer

Protecting the Brain From Toxic Side Effects of Chemotherapy: a Pilot Study of a MIND Diet Intervention in Women Undergoing Active Treatment for Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2108 miles
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

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Visits:
8 visits within 9 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05984888

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Phase NA

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Improving Quality of Life and Cognitive Function After Radiation Therapy for People with Brain Metastases

Effect of Early Integrated Neuropsychological Care in Patients With Brain Metastases - A Phase 2 Randomized Controlled Trial

Purpose: To study if neuropsychological evaluations can improve quality of life or cognitive function after radiation.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are planning to receive radiation. You must not have previously received whole brain radiation therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropsychological evaluations, 3 times within 6 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">No neuropsychological evaluations</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Quality of life refers to the overall enjoyment of life. It holds varying meanings for different people and may evolve over time. For some individuals it implies autonomy, empowerment, capability, and choice; for others, security, social integration, or freedom from stress or illness.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropsychological evaluation is used to examine the cognitive consequences of brain damage, brain disease, and severe mental illness.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognition is your ability to think.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05503251' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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Improving Quality of Life and Cognitive Function After Radiation Therapy for People with Brain Metastases

Effect of Early Integrated Neuropsychological Care in Patients With Brain Metastases - A Phase 2 Randomized Controlled Trial
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Nearest Location:
2108 miles
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05503251

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Phase NA

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Safely Stopping Pre-Medications During Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Safely Stopping Pre-Medications in Patients Receiving Paclitaxel: A Randomized Trial

Purpose: To study the safety and side effects of stopping pre-medications during treatment with paclitaxel (Taxol®).

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive chemotherapy. You must not have received paclitaxel (Taxol®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV, every 1-2 weeks, 4 sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth or IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Diphenhydramine, by mouth or IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Famotidine (Pepcid®), ranitidine, or cimetidine (Tagamet®), by mouth or IV</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV, every 1-2 weeks, 2 sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dexamethasone, by mouth or IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Diphenhydramine, by mouth or IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Famotidine (Pepcid®), ranitidine, or cimetidine (Tagamet®), by mouth or IV</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®), by IV, every 1-2 weeks, 2 sessions</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®) is a chemotherapy drug that blocks cancer cell growth by stopping cell division which kills cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pre-medications help prevent paclitaxel (Taxol®) side effects.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pre-medications include: dexamethasone, diphenhydramine, famotidine (Pepcid®), ranitidine, and cimetidine (Tagamet®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">If you are in Group 2, you will stop taking pre-medications after your second paclitaxel (Taxol®) dose.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04862585' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/taxol' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Paclitaxel (Taxol®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/home/departments/ask-a-pharmacist/importance-of-sequence-in-administering-premeds-with-paclitaxel/#:~:text=Premedications%20are%20administered%20prior%20to,severity%20of%20infusion%2Drelated%20reactions.' target='_blank'>Oncology Nurse Advisor: Paclitaxel (Taxol®) Pre-Medications</a> </li></ul>
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Safely Stopping Pre-Medications During Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Safely Stopping Pre-Medications in Patients Receiving Paclitaxel: A Randomized Trial
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Nearest Location:
2108 miles
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

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Visits:
1 visit every 1-2 weeks for 1-2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04862585

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Phase II-III

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Exercise and Nutrition for Women with DCIS or Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

An EXErcise Regimen Designed to Improve Body Composition, Functional Capacity, and Strength After Treatment for Breast Cancer With Nutrition Optimization

Purpose: To study whether exercise and diet changes can lead to lower body fat and higher body muscle.

Who is this for?: Women 20-89 years old with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving treatment (except for chemotherapy) or completed treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Resistance training classes, 2-3 times per week for 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Nutrition program</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Nutrition meetings, 6 times within 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Body composition measurements</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Excess body fat is a risk factor for breast cancer and is associated with an increased risk of cancer coming back (recurrence).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The resistance training class goals are to increase strength, mobility, and muscle. The classes will be supervised by fitness professionals.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The nutrition program goal is to avoid calorie counting and instead focus on food quality, maximizing protein, and limiting carbohydrates.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05978960' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/managing-life/exercise' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Exercise</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.net/coping-with-cancer/physical-emotional-and-social-effects-cancer/managing-physical-side-effects/weight-gain' target='_blank'>ASCO: Weight Gain During Breast Cancer Treatment</a> </li></ul>
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Exercise and Nutrition for Women with DCIS or Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

An EXErcise Regimen Designed to Improve Body Composition, Functional Capacity, and Strength After Treatment for Breast Cancer With Nutrition Optimization
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Nearest Location:
2257 miles
AHN CI Exercise Oncology and Resiliency
Pittsburgh, PA

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Visits:
2-3 visits per week for 3 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05978960

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Phase NA

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Apollo Wearable Device to Reduce Fatigue and Pain for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Apollo Device for Fatigue in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study if the Apollo wearable device can reduce fatigue and pain.

Who is this for?: Women with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer who experience fatigue. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Apollo wearable device</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Apollo is a wearable device, similar to a FitBit, that emits vibrations.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Apollo vibrations activate touch receptors in your skin that are perceived as safety signals by your brain to decrease stress and improve recovery, focus, and energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Apollo is about the size of an Apple watch and can be worn on your ankle, wrist, or arm with two adjustable fabric straps.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fatigue is feeling tired.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04983342' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://apolloneuro.com/' target='_blank'>Apollo Neuroscience: Apollo Device</a> </li></ul>
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Apollo Wearable Device to Reduce Fatigue and Pain for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Apollo Device for Fatigue in Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2264 miles
Magee Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04983342

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Phase NA

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Doulas for Black Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer at the End of Life

Dignity, Legacy, Advocacy, and Support for Advanced Cancer: Reimagined End of Life Care in the Black Community (Doulas - AC)

Purpose: To provide a doula to journey alongside Black women with metastatic breast cancer, explore meaning and create legacy, offer support and navigation, and provide support and connection for family/friends.

Who is this for?: Black women with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who live in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Visits from a doula, 5 hours per week</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A doula is a community-based, trained non-medical professional outside of the hospital staff and social circle who will provide you individual physical, emotional, and informational support through metastatic breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Doulas will help women explore meaning and create legacy, offer support and navigation for practical needs such as financial assistance for food and housing, accessing and affording medications, and transportation, and provide support for bereaved family/friends.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A weekly plan will be implemented by the doula which may involve conversations, creating legacy projects, conversations with family and patients, and assistance with practical issues.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05314179' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://ctsi.pitt.edu/funding/funding-opportunities/pitt-innovation-challenge-pinch/pitt-innovation-challenge-2021/doulas-ac/' target='_blank'>University of Pittsburgh (Video and Article): Trial Information Page</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.palcare.pitt.edu/studies/dignity-legacy-advocacy-and-support-for-individuals-with-advanced-cancer-doulas-ac/' target='_blank'>University of Pittsburgh: Trial Information Page</a> </li></ul>
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Doulas for Black Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer at the End of Life

Dignity, Legacy, Advocacy, and Support for Advanced Cancer: Reimagined End of Life Care in the Black Community (Doulas - AC)
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Nearest Location:
2265 miles
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05314179

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Phase NA

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Home-Based Respiratory Muscle Training to Reduce Chemotherapy Side Effects for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Respiratory Muscle Training During Breast Cancer Treatment: Effects on the Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiotoxicity

Purpose: To study how home-based respiratory muscle training is useful for minimizing side effects during chemotherapy treatment.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive chemotherapy. You must not have received radiation to the left chest wall. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Usual care, 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Respiratory muscle training using a respiratory muscle training device, 1.5 months (optional)</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Respiratory muscle training using a respiratory muscle training device, 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Respiratory muscle training is a series of breathing and other exercises that are performed to improve the function of the respiratory muscles through resistance and endurance training.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Respiratory muscle training may decrease heart and lung side effects of chemotherapy and improve your quality of life.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05787834' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://umiamihealth.org/en/treatments-and-services/ear,-nose,-and-throat-(ent)/speech-therapy/respiratory-muscle-training#:~:text=Respiratory%20muscle%20training%20(RMT)%20is,%2C%20improve%20respiration%20(breathing).' target='_blank'>University of Miami: Respiratory Muscle Training</a> </li></ul>
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Home-Based Respiratory Muscle Training to Reduce Chemotherapy Side Effects for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Respiratory Muscle Training During Breast Cancer Treatment: Effects on the Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiotoxicity
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Nearest Location:
2299 miles
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05787834

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Phase NA

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Studying the Amount of Chemotherapy in the Blood in People with Breast Cancer

Pilot Feasibility Study of Paclitaxel Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study the ability of researchers to measure the amount of paclitaxel (Taxol®) in blood and study the effect of paclitaxel (Taxol®) on neuropathy.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive treatment with paclitaxel (Taxol®) at Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood draws</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Surveys about neuropathy</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Please contact research site for trial schedule</i></p>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paclitaxel (Taxol®) is a chemotherapy drug.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neuropathy is pain from nerve damage.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Nerve damage is one of the most common and severe side effects of paclitaxel (Taxol®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The ability to consistently measure paclitaxel (Taxol®) in the blood may allow doctors to control the dose of paclitaxel, so that enough chemotherapy is given to kill the cancer, but the side effect of nerve damage is reduced.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03987555' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://breastcancernow.org/information-support/facing-breast-cancer/going-through-treatment-breast-cancer/chemotherapy/paclitaxel-taxol' target='_blank'>Breast Cancer Now: Paclitaxel (Taxol®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/side_effects/neuropathy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Neuropathy</a> </li></ul>
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Studying the Amount of Chemotherapy in the Blood in People with Breast Cancer

Pilot Feasibility Study of Paclitaxel Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
2314 miles
Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, NC

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03987555

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Phase NA

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Impact of Aromatase Inhibitors on Gut Bacteria in People with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

Oral Aromatase Inhibitors Modify the Gut Microbiome Effecting Estrogen Bioavailability

Purpose: To study the bacteria in your gut before and during treatment with an aromatase inhibitor.

Who is this for?: Women with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) hormone receptor positive (ER+ and/or PR+) breast cancer who are receiving an aromatase inhibitor, or women without breast cancer who are receiving an aromatase inhibitor to reduce their risk of breast cancer. You must not have received antibiotics within the last month. If you have HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer, you must not have received an antibody drug conjugate (ADC). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 3 times within 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stool samples, 3 times within 3 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The microbiome consists of the many bacteria, viruses, and fungi found in your digestive tract. Most of the microbiome consists of bacteria in your digestive system.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">These bacteria can be beneficial or harmful. The harmful bacteria cause disease, and the beneficial bacteria help keep you healthy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Aromatase inhibitors are a type of hormone therapy commonly used to treat hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. The approved aromatase inhibitors are anastrozole (Arimidex®), letrozole (Femara®), and exemestane (Aromasin®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will collect fecal samples at home and either mail in the sample or drop it off at the lab.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05030038' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/microbiome/' target='_blank'>Harvard University: What is the Microbiome?</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://breastcancernow.org/about-us/news-personal-stories/can-gut-bacteria-help-treat-breast-cancer' target='_blank'>Breast Cancer Now: Gut Bacteria and Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal-therapy/aromatase-inhibitors' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Aromatase Inhibitors</a> </li></ul>
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Impact of Aromatase Inhibitors on Gut Bacteria in People with Stage 0-IV Breast Cancer

Oral Aromatase Inhibitors Modify the Gut Microbiome Effecting Estrogen Bioavailability
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Nearest Location:
2314 miles
Wake Forest Baptist Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

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Visits:
3 visits in 3 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05030038

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Phase NA

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Epidiferphane Nutritional Supplement with Chemotherapy for Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Epidiferphane and Taxanes in Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study the safety, best dose, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of epidiferphane, an experimental nutritional supplement, with chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning on receiving treatment with chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Epidiferphane, by mouth, daily for 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physician's choice of chemotherapy: Docetaxel (Taxotere®), every 3 weeks; paclitaxel (Taxol®), weekly; or nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane®), weekly; 3 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Epidiferphane is an experimental nutritional supplement that may reduce chemotherapy symptoms.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Docetaxel (Taxotere®), paclitaxel (Taxol®), and nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane®) are chemotherapy drugs.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with lobular breast cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05074290' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/epidiferphane' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: Epidiferphane</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/chemotherapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Chemotherapy</a> </li></ul>
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Epidiferphane Nutritional Supplement with Chemotherapy for Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Epidiferphane and Taxanes in Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
2351 miles
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

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Visits:
1 visit every 1-3 weeks for 3 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05074290

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Phase I-II

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Exercise to Reduce Heart Problems During Chemotherapy for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

A Feasibility Study to Examine Two Remotely-monitored Exercise Interventions on Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Cardiotoxic Chemotherapies

Purpose: To study if exercise training can reduce side effects and improve quality of life during chemotherapy treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Moderate Intensity Walking</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Moderate intensity walking, 2.5 hours every week</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Text messages, phone calls, and emails from study staff</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 4 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart tests, 2 times</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: High Intensity Biking</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">High intensity exercise on stationary bike, 3 days every week, 2 times in person, then at home</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Text messages, phone calls, and emails from study staff</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 4 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart tests, 2 times</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Exercise may help prevent heart problems caused by breast cancer chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Moderate intensity walking involves breaking a sweat and increased breathing while still being able to talk.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The exercise programs will be remotely monitored.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">If you are in group 1, you will receive walking shoes.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">If you are in group 2, you will receive a stationary bike to exercise at home.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The text messages, phone calls, and emails from study staff will encourage participation and physical activity.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05786014' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16858-chemotherapy--the-heart-cardiotoxicity#:~:text=Certain%20cancer%20treatments%20may%20cause,cancer%2C%20sarcoma%20or%20multiple%20myeloma.' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Heart Problems Caused by Chemotherapy</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/what-counts-as-moderate-intensity-walking/' target='_blank'>My Fitness Pal: What is Moderate Intensity Walking?</a> </li></ul>
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Exercise to Reduce Heart Problems During Chemotherapy for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

A Feasibility Study to Examine Two Remotely-monitored Exercise Interventions on Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Cardiotoxic Chemotherapies
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Nearest Location:
2371 miles
University of Virginia University Hospital
Charlottesville, VA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05786014

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Phase NA

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Measuring Hand Strength During Brain Surgery to Predict How the Craniotomy Will Affect Motor Skills

Use of Handheld Dynamometer as a Novel Tool to Assess Motor Function During Awake Craniotomy for Brain Lesions Located Within or Adjacent to the Motor Cortex: A Single-Center Pilot Study

Purpose: To study the safety and reliability of measuring hand strength during an awake craniotomy to monitor how the surgery will affect your motor skills.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases) and who will have an awake craniotomy at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> Your hand strength will be measured during surgery with a handheld device called a K-FORCE Grip dynamometer®.</p>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A craniotomy is a type of brain surgery. The surgeon will remove part of your skull (cranium) to access your brain to remove the tumors. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will be awake during the craniotomy so that you can use a handheld device to monitor how the surgery is affecting your motor skills. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Motor skills are body movements and include walking, hand movements (like writing), and other types of movement. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">K-FORCE Grip® is a handheld dynamometer. A dynamometer is a machine that is held in the hand and can measure the strength of your grip. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers believe measuring grip strength may predict how removing tumors will affect motor skills.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04742231' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/craniotomy' target='_blank'>Johns Hopkins Medicine: Craniotomy?</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/awake-brain-surgery/about/pac-20384913' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Awake Brain Surgery</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://k-invent.com/produit/k-force-grip/' target='_blank'>Kinvent Device Information Page: KForce Grip</a> </li></ul>
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Measuring Hand Strength During Brain Surgery to Predict How the Craniotomy Will Affect Motor Skills

Use of Handheld Dynamometer as a Novel Tool to Assess Motor Function During Awake Craniotomy for Brain Lesions Located Within or Adjacent to the Motor Cortex: A Single-Center Pilot Study
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Nearest Location:
2383 miles
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

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Visits:
Coincides with surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04742231

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Phase NA

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MRI Biomarkers for Radiation-Induced Neurocognitive Decline Following SRS of Newly Diagnosed Brain Mets

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers for Radiation-Induced Neurocognitive Decline Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases: An Observational Pilot Study

Purpose: To study why radiation causes brain function changes to help doctors predict and prevent brain function changes.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are receiving stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). You must not have received surgery to the lesion receiving SRS or any radiation to the brain or head. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neurocognitive function tests</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Please contact research site for trial schedule</i></p>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a type of radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation only to the areas of cancer in the brain and avoids the surrounding normal brain tissue.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04073966' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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MRI Biomarkers for Radiation-Induced Neurocognitive Decline Following SRS of Newly Diagnosed Brain Mets

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers for Radiation-Induced Neurocognitive Decline Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases: An Observational Pilot Study
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Nearest Location:
2406 miles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Radiation Oncology
Chapel Hill, NC

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04073966

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Phase NA

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Studying Fatigue in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Survivors

Characterizing Fatigue Experienced by Cancer Patients Receiving Primary Treatment and Cancer Survivors

Purpose: To understand how the immune system and body change during cancer treatment, how these changes cause fatigue, and how quality of life is affected by fatigue.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving treatment, or have recently completed standard treatment for primary breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will complete the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical exam</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical activity tracking with wearable device</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Journaling</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive games (optional)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Strength test (optional)</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fatigue is a common side effect of cancer and treatment. Previous research has shown that fatigue may be caused by a number of factors, including problems with the immune system response of the body while undergoing cancer treatment.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A wearable device, such as a Fitbit, is device you wear that tracks your physical activity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01231932' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/fatigue' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Fatigue</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Fatigue in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Survivors

Characterizing Fatigue Experienced by Cancer Patients Receiving Primary Treatment and Cancer Survivors
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Nearest Location:
2432 miles
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Bethesda, MD

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Visits:
2-4 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01231932

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Phase NA

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Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis and Tumor Related Epilepsy

Tumor Related Epilepsy

Purpose: To study if brain surgery reduces the number of seizures and to see how surgery affects seizures.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis). You must have no more than one brain tumor and have experienced at least one seizure associated with the tumor. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain surgery to remove brain tumor</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Requires hospitalization for at least one week</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, cognitive assessments, and seizure diary</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some people with brain tumors have seizures related to the tumor. This is called tumor-related epilepsy. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers think surgery may improve outcomes for people with tumor-related epilepsy by stopping seizures or reducing the number of seizures.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive assessments study your cognition, which is your ability to think.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02639325' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/brain-metastasis/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org: About Brain Metastasis</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/treatments-brain-metastasis/#toggle-id-7' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org: Brain Metastasis Treatments</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/research-news/brain-mets/' target='_blank'>Metastastic Trial Talk: Treating Breast Cancer Brain Mets</a> </li></ul>
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Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis and Tumor Related Epilepsy

Tumor Related Epilepsy
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Nearest Location:
2432 miles
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Bethesda, MD

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Visits:
Requires hospitalization

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02639325

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Phase NA

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Preserving Cognitive Function With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases

Preservation of Cognition and Neuropsychiatric Functioning With Corpus Callosum Genu-Sparing Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases: A Pilot Study

Purpose: To evaluate how well genu-sparing whole brain radiation preserves cognitive function in patients with brain metastases.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases) that has not been treated with whole brain radiation therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Genu-sparing whole brain radiation therapy, once a day, 5 days a week</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive testing at baseline and at 4 , 6 and 12 months following completion of brain radiation</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Genu-sparing whole brain radiation limits the radiation dose to a specific area in the brain (the genu of the corpus callosum).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The genu (front part) of the corpus callosum is associated with cognitive and neuropsychiatric functioning.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers believe that reducing damage to this area may prevent the decline of cognitive and neuropsychiatric functioning.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03223922' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mbcalliance.org/marina-kaplan-project' target='_blank'>The Marina Kaplan Project: Breast Cancer Brain Metastases Initiative</a> </li></ul>
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Preserving Cognitive Function With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases

Preservation of Cognition and Neuropsychiatric Functioning With Corpus Callosum Genu-Sparing Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases: A Pilot Study
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Nearest Location:
2433 miles
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Washington, DC

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Visits:
Please contact the research site

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03223922

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Phase NA

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Faster Asleep Smart Speaker for Sleep Problems in Women with Breast Cancer

Testing mHealth Delivery of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia to Breast Cancer Survivors

Purpose: To study if the Faster Asleep Smart Speaker Program can reduce insomnia and help you sleep better.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Faster Asleep Smart Speaker Program, daily for 6 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Faster Asleep Website</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Faster Asleep Smart Speaker Program includes a speaker that can be activated by your voice or smartphone app. It automatically delivers components of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (sleep problems).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Faster Asleep Website has information about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (sleep problems) in people with breast cancer, including information from the Faster Asleep Smart Speaker Program script.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive behavioral therapy helps connect the way we think (cognition), the things we do, and how we sleep.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05233800' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/treatment/cognitive-behavioral-therapy-insomnia' target='_blank'>Sleep Foundation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia</a> </li></ul>
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Faster Asleep Smart Speaker for Sleep Problems in Women with Breast Cancer

Testing mHealth Delivery of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia to Breast Cancer Survivors
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Nearest Location:
2436 miles
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05233800

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Phase NA

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Studying Cardiotoxicity in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapy 2: Mechanisms, Predictors, and Social Determinants of Health in Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Doxorubicin and/or Trastuzumab

Purpose: To study how doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) chemotherapy and/or trastuzumab (Herceptin®) anti-HER2 targeted therapy affect your heart and how these effects relate to your medical history and social determinants of health (SDOH).

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer receiving or planning to receive treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) and/or trastuzumab (Herceptin®). You must be receiving care at Abramson Cancer Center. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Echocardiograms</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Social determinants of health (SDOH) describe non-medical factors that influence your health, such as race, gender identity, education, occupation, access to health services and economic resources.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">An electrocardiogram (ECG) test records electrical signals in your heart.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05078190' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cdc.gov/about/sdoh/index.html' target='_blank'>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16858-chemotherapy--the-heart-cardiotoxicity#:~:text=Cardiotoxicity%20is%20a%20term%20for,radiation%20therapy%20to%20the%20chest.' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Cardiotoxicity and Cancer Treatment</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Cardiotoxicity in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapy 2: Mechanisms, Predictors, and Social Determinants of Health in Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Doxorubicin and/or Trastuzumab
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Nearest Location:
2517 miles
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
4 visits in 1 year, then 1 visit every 1-2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05078190

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Phase NA

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Mindfulness to Prevent Chemo Brain for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pilot Feasibility Evaluation of a Mindfulness (Mindfulness) Intervention in Women Preparing for Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study how well a mindfulness program helps prevent "chemo brain".

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Mindfulness program: practice mindfulness for 2.5 hours/week for 2 months </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Difficulty thinking, known as cognitive dysfunction or <q>chemo brain</q>, is common after chemotherapy. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Mindfulness is a type of meditation that can support well-being, decrease stress, and increase awareness of the present moment without judgment. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In this trial, the mindfulness program includes mindfulness of breathing and body scans, mindful eating, mindful activity, mindfulness in daily life, expanding the field of awareness, and maintaining a flexible mindfulness practice.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06219434' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Mindfulness to Prevent Chemo Brain for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Pilot Feasibility Evaluation of a Mindfulness (Mindfulness) Intervention in Women Preparing for Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2519 miles
Thomas Jefferson University Hopsital
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable, over 2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06219434

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Phase NA

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Improving Sexual and Emotional Intimacy for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Quality of Life for Couples Facing Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study whether intimacy enhancement sessions improve sexual and emotional intimacy for women with metastatic breast cancer and their romantic partners.

Who is this for?: Women with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who live with a romantic partner (same or opposite sex) for at least 6 months and have sexual intimacy concerns. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You and your romantic partner will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Receive intimacy enhancement sessions with partner, 4 virtual sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Read a booklet with partner about intimacy and metastatic breast cancer</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Read a booklet with partner about intimacy and metastatic breast cancer</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">3 surveys over 6 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Intimacy enhancement sessions are virtual 60-75 minute sessions with a couples coach consisting of education and skills to enhance physical and emotional intimacy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The booklet contains self-guided readings and resources about intimacy and metastatic breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial requires participation from you and your partner.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05636943' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/types/metastatic/sexuality' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Sexuality and Metastatic Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Improving Sexual and Emotional Intimacy for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Quality of Life for Couples Facing Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2521 miles
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05636943

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Phase NA

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Targeted Therapy and Hormone Therapy for Advanced ER+ or ER Low, HER2- Breast Cancer

A Phase Ib/II Trial of Lenvatinib Plus Pembrolizumab Plus Fulvestrant in ER-positive/ HER2- Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of lenvatinib (Lenvima®) tyrosine kinase inhibitor, pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) PD-1 inhibitor, and fulvestrant (Faslodex®) hormone therapy.

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) estrogen receptor positive (ER+) or ER low, HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer who have received hormone therapy with a CDK4/6 inhibitor for advanced disease. You must not have received more than 2 lines of chemotherapy for advanced disease or a PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitor. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lenvatinib (Lenvima®), by mouth, daily</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), by IV, every 1.5 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fulvestrant (Faslodex®), by IV, monthly</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lenvatinib (Lenvima®) is a type of targeted therapy called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It blocks an enzyme, tyrosine kinase, that helps cancer cells grow.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) is a type of immunotherapy called a PD-1 inhibitor, which is a type of immune checkpoint inhibitor. Blocking PD-1 may allow the body's immune system to detect and fight cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fulvestrant (Faslodex®) is a type of hormone therapy called a selective estrogen receptor downregulator (SERD). SERDs bind to and break down estrogen receptors.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Premenopausal women and men will also be given a drug that will put women in temporary menopause.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06110793' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a615015.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Lenvatinib (Lenvima®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/immunotherapy/keytruda' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal-therapy/faslodex' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Fulvestrant (Faslodex®)</a> </li></ul>
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Targeted Therapy and Hormone Therapy for Advanced ER+ or ER Low, HER2- Breast Cancer

A Phase Ib/II Trial of Lenvatinib Plus Pembrolizumab Plus Fulvestrant in ER-positive/ HER2- Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (Limited Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
1 visit every month

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06110793

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Phase I-II

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Acupuncture for Nerve Pain During Chemotherapy for People with Breast Cancer

Acupuncture for Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Prevention (ATP): A Phase II Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial

Purpose: To study if acupuncture can prevent nerve pain from getting worse while receiving chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive treatment with paclitaxel (Taxol®) or nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane®) chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupuncture, weekly for 1-3 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for acupuncture, weekly for 1-3 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some people experience a side effect while they are receiving taxane chemotherapy called taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy (TIPN).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TIPN is pain in the arms and legs due to nerve damage caused by cancer treatment and may interfere with quality of life.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupuncture is a medical technique that involves insertion of very thin needles into specific areas on the body.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">We will compare real acupuncture (RA) to placebo (sham) acupuncture (SA). SA is done like RA, but will use different needles and target different sites or places on the body than RA.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is available in English or Spanish.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05458284' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/complementary-therapy/types/acupuncture' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Acupuncture</a> </li></ul>
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Acupuncture for Nerve Pain During Chemotherapy for People with Breast Cancer

Acupuncture for Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Prevention (ATP): A Phase II Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
1 visit per week for 1-3 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05458284

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Phase II

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Benralizumab to Prevent Rashes During Treatment with Alpelisib for Metastatic ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer with PIK3CA Mutations

RETENTION: An Open-Label Phase 2 Trial of InteRlEukin (5) InhibiTion for the prEveNTION of Alpelisib Rash in Metastatic PIK3CA-mutant Hormone-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the ability of benralizumab to prevent rashes during treatment with alpelisib (Piqray®) PI3K inhibitor and hormone therapy.

Who is this for?: Postmenopausal women and men with metastatic (stage IV) estrogen receptor positive (ER+), HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer with PIK3CA mutations who are planning to receive hormone therapy. You must not have received more than 2 lines of hormone therapy for metastatic disease. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Benralizumab, by injection, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> with standard of care therapy: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpelisib (Piqray®), daily</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fulvestrant (Faslodex®), 3 times within 1 month, then monthly, or an aromatase inhibitor</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Skin rash is a common side effect of alpelisib (Piqray®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers think adding benralizumab to standard of care therapy may prevent rashes.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Benralizumab is an immunotherapy that is used to treat diseases such as asthma. Its use in this trial is considered experimental.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In this trial, alpelisib (Piqray®), fulvestrant (Faslodex®), and aromatase inhibitors are standard of care therapies.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Alpelisib (Piqray®) is a type of targeted therapy called a PI3K inhibitor. Blocking the PI3K pathway may slow or stop cancer cells from growing.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fulvestrant (Faslodex®) is a type of hormone therapy called a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD). SERDs bind to and break down estrogen receptors.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anastrozole (Arimidex®), letrozole (Femara®), and exemestane (Aromasin®) are types of hormone therapy called aromatase inhibitors. Aromatase inhibitors block some production of estrogen that helps cancer grow.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Targets or mutations: PIK3CA</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05966584' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a618002.html#:~:text=Benralizumab%20injection%20is%20used%20along,with%20their%20current%20asthma%20medication.' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Benralizumab</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/piqray' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Alpelisib (Piqray®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal-therapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Hormone Therapy</a> </li></ul>
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Benralizumab to Prevent Rashes During Treatment with Alpelisib for Metastatic ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer with PIK3CA Mutations

RETENTION: An Open-Label Phase 2 Trial of InteRlEukin (5) InhibiTion for the prEveNTION of Alpelisib Rash in Metastatic PIK3CA-mutant Hormone-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (All Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
1-4 visits within 1 month

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05966584

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Phase II

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Oleogel-S10 Gel for Radiation Dermatitis in People with Breast Cancer

A Randomized Phase II Study of the Efficacy of Oleogel-S10 (AP101) Gel for the Treatment of Grade 2/3 Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study whether oleogel-S10 is an effective treatment for radiation dermatitis in combination with triamcinolone, a standard of care wound treatment cream.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving radiation therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Triamcinolone, by cream, daily, 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Oleogel-S10, by gel, daily, 3 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Triamcinolone, by cream, daily, 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for oleogel-S10, by gel, daily, 3 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Oleogel-S10 is an experimental gel consisting of birch bark extract and sunflower oil. It has shortened the healing time for other types of skin wounds such as burns and may also help treat radiation dermatitis.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Triamcinolone is a cream that is frequently used to treat moderate to severe skin conditions such as skin irritation caused by poison ivy, eczema, sunburn, and rashes.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05190770' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601124.html' target='_blank'>Medline Plus: Triamcinolone</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/oleogel-s10' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: Oleogel-S10</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21995-radiation-burns#:~:text=Radiation%20burn%20or%20radiation%20dermatitis,peel%2C%20itch%20or%20turn%20red.' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Radiation Dermatitis</a> </li></ul>
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Oleogel-S10 Gel for Radiation Dermatitis in People with Breast Cancer

A Randomized Phase II Study of the Efficacy of Oleogel-S10 (AP101) Gel for the Treatment of Grade 2/3 Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering at Basking Ridge (All Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05190770

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Phase II

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Managing High Blood Pressure During Treatment for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Intensive Blood Pressure Control During Cardiotoxic Breast Cancer Treatment (PROTECT), A Randomized Controlled Trial

Purpose: To compare the safety and effects (good and bad) of 2 methods of managing high blood pressure during breast cancer treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer and high blood pressure who are planning to receive chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard doses of high blood pressure medication</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dietary and lifestyle changes</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Echocardiograms, 3 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Exercise tests, 3 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, 3 times</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Higher doses of high blood pressure medication</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dietary and lifestyle changes</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Echocardiograms, 3 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Exercise tests, 3 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, 3 times</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, such as high blood pressure, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dietary changes include limiting salt intake.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06023576' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.lbbc.org/about-breast-cancer/side-effects/heart-health' target='_blank'>Living Beyond Breast Cancer: Heart Health</a> </li></ul>
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Managing High Blood Pressure During Treatment for Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Intensive Blood Pressure Control During Cardiotoxic Breast Cancer Treatment (PROTECT), A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (Limited Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
4 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06023576

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Phase II

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Studying Bone Changes in Post-Menopausal Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer After Treatment with Aromatase Inhibitor and Denosumab

Post-menopausal Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors and Denosumab: An Observational Study to Assess Rebound Bone Loss and Insufficiency Fractures After Denosumab Discontinuation

Purpose: To gather information about changes in the bones after stopping treatment with an aromatase inhibitor and denosumab (Xgeva®).

Who is this for?: Postmenopausal women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have completed treatment with an aromatase Inhibitor before or within 6 months of completing at least 2 doses of denosumab (Xgeva®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical exam, 5 visits within 2 years</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">DEXA scan, 2 times within 2 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The physical exam will include history and pain assessment for development of new fractures, weight and height measurement with BMI (body mass index) calculation, and blood work.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans use x-ray energy to measure bone density (thickness and strength of bones).</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05590949' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/radiation/dexa-scan.html#:~:text=DEXA%20(dual%20x%2Dray%20absorptiometry,the%20hip%20and%20the%20spine.' target='_blank'>CDC: DEXA Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a610023.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Denosumab (Xgeva®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal-therapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Aromatase Inhibitors</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Bone Changes in Post-Menopausal Women with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer After Treatment with Aromatase Inhibitor and Denosumab

Post-menopausal Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors and Denosumab: An Observational Study to Assess Rebound Bone Loss and Insufficiency Fractures After Denosumab Discontinuation
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (Limited Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
5 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05590949

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Phase NA

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Acupuncture and Aromatherapy for Chemotherapy Side Effects for People with Breast Cancer

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Acupuncture Versus Aromatherapy as Treatments to Lessen Nausea, Vomiting and Anxiety Associated With Adriamycin and Cytoxan

Purpose: To study the ability of acupuncture or aromatherapy with anti-nausea medication to lessen nausea, vomiting, and anxiety side effects of chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) or cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan®) chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be assigned to 1 of 3 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupuncture</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anti-nausea medication</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Aromatherapy</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anti-nausea medication</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 3</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anti-nausea medication</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Please contact research site for treatment schedule</i></p>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine in which you will inhale aromatic plant extracts and essential oils.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anti-nausea medication is standard of care.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04116697' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/complementary-therapy/types/acupuncture' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Acupuncture</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/complementary-therapy/types/aromatherapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Aromatherapy</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/resources-support/complementary-integrative-medicine/' target='_blank'>Metastatictrialtalk.org: What is Complementary and Integrative Medicine?</a> </li></ul>
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Acupuncture and Aromatherapy for Chemotherapy Side Effects for People with Breast Cancer

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Acupuncture Versus Aromatherapy as Treatments to Lessen Nausea, Vomiting and Anxiety Associated With Adriamycin and Cytoxan
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Nearest Location:
2566 miles
Englewood Health
Englewood, NJ

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04116697

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Phase NA

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Improving Mental Health for Older Adults with Breast Cancer

Mental Health Care Initiation Intervention for Older Adults With Cancer

Purpose: To study the ability of the Open Door for Cancer (OD-C) approach to improve mental health for older adults with breast cancer.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who were diagnosed at age 65 or older and are currently receiving treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Open Door for Cancer (OD-C) approach, by phone or videoconference, 3 sessions within 1.5 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Usual Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Mental health screening</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Referrals to support resources</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Open Door for Cancer (OD-C) approach includes the following: 1) Provide education about depression and treatment options; 2) Identify treatment preferences and a personal goal achievable with mental health care; 3) Assess barriers to starting treatment; 4) Referrals to additional support; 5) Address barriers to accessing care.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06037954' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/managing-life/taking-care-of-mental-health/how-breast-cancer-affects-mental-health' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: How Breast Cancer Can Affect Mental Health</a> </li></ul>
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Improving Mental Health for Older Adults with Breast Cancer

Mental Health Care Initiation Intervention for Older Adults With Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2567 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06037954

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Phase NA

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Vericiguat for Treatment Related Heart Problems in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator Vericiguat in Patients With Breast Cancer and Cancer Therapy-Related Cardiac Dysfunction (ELEVATE)

Purpose: To study if adding vericiguat to standard of care treatment for heart problems is more effective than standard of care treatment for heart problems alone.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer and cancer treatment related heart problems. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Vericiguat</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard of care treatment for heart problems</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard of care heart failure treatment</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The addition of vericiguat to standard of care treatment for heart problems could help improve heart function, but it could also cause side effects.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This study will help researchers find out whether this different treatment is better, the same as, or worse than the usual approach.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05806138' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a621014.html' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Vericiguat</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/heart-problems' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Heart Problems</a> </li></ul>
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Vericiguat for Treatment Related Heart Problems in People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator Vericiguat in Patients With Breast Cancer and Cancer Therapy-Related Cardiac Dysfunction (ELEVATE)
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Nearest Location:
2567 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (All Protocol Activities)
New York, NY

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Visits:
At least 4 visits within 6 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05806138

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Phase II

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Pain Medication Dispensing Device for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer Planning to Receive Surgery

Efficacy of a Pill-Dispensing System to Increase Disposal of Unused Opioids and to Reduce Refills After Cancer-Related Surgery

Purpose: To study the ability of Addinex (ADX-27) pill dispensing system to safely store and dispense pain medication.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are planning to receive surgery. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Addinex (ADX-27) pill dispensing system with mobile app, 3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Phone interview, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Addinex (ADX-27) is a password protected pill dispensing system. It allows for the return and disposal of unused opioids.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Opioids are pain medications often given after surgery.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also available in Spanish.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05585788' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Pain Medication Dispensing Device for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer Planning to Receive Surgery

Efficacy of a Pill-Dispensing System to Increase Disposal of Unused Opioids and to Reduce Refills After Cancer-Related Surgery
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Nearest Location:
2569 miles
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05585788

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Phase NA

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Registry to Study Cardiovascular Health and Risk Factors in People with Breast Cancer

Global Cardio Oncology Registry

Purpose: To collect information on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular health and risk factors in people with breast cancer.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Collection of health information</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some breast cancer treatments can cause or increase the risk of heart problems, which is called cardiotoxicity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This study uses clinical, laboratory, imaging, demographic, and socioeconomic information to study cardiovascular (heart and blood vessels) health and risk factors before, during, or after cancer treatment.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05598879' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.heart.org/en/news/2020/02/19/what-women-need-to-know-about-breast-cancer-and-heart-disease' target='_blank'>American Heart Association: Breast Cancer and Heart Disease</a> </li></ul>
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Registry to Study Cardiovascular Health and Risk Factors in People with Breast Cancer

Global Cardio Oncology Registry
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Nearest Location:
2573 miles
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05598879

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Phase NA

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Scalp Cooling to Prevent Hair Loss During Chemotherapy for People With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Assessing the Impact of Scalp Cooling in With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the ability of the Paxman Scalp Cooling System to prevent hair loss during treatment with chemotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that are planning to receive chemotherapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Chemotherapy with Scalp Cooling</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Paxman Scalp Cooling System, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Eribulin (Halaven®), sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®), or trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®), by IV, every 1-3 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Chemotherapy without Scalp Cooling</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Eribulin (Halaven®), sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®), or trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®), by IV, every 1-3 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Paxman Scalp Cooling System is FDA-approved for preventing hair loss for people undergoing chemotherapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Paxman Scalp Cooling System has not been studied to look at its ability to prevent hair loss in patients specifically receiving eribulin (Halaven®), sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®), or trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Eribulin (Halaven®) is a chemotherapy drug.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) is a HER2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate (ADC).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®) is a Trop-2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate (ADC).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">An antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) is a type of therapy that combines an antibody that targets cancer cells with a therapy that can kill cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Because the antibody only targets cancer cells, the ADC does not kill normal cells, making it less likely to cause side effects.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04986579' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://coldcap.com//?lang=us' target='_blank'>Paxman: Paxman Scalp Cooling System</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/managing-hair-loss-scalp-cooling' target='_blank'>Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Scalp Cooling</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/halaven' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Eribulin (Halaven®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/trodelvy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/enhertu' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®)</a> </li></ul>
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Scalp Cooling to Prevent Hair Loss During Chemotherapy for People With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Assessing the Impact of Scalp Cooling in With Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

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Visits:
1 visit every 1-3 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04986579

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Phase II

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YES Portal for Monitoring Symptoms and Providing Support for Women Ages 18-39 with Breast Cancer

Young, Empowered & Strong (YES): The Young Women's Breast Cancer Study 2- Focus on Newly Diagnosed/Metastatic Intervention

Purpose: To study the ability of the web-based YES portal to monitor cancer symptoms and provide support and educational resources.

Who is this for?: Women newly diagnosed with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer between the ages of 18-39 years who are planning to receive treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Access to YES portal, weekly for 3 months, then monthly</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Surveys, every 6 months for 3 years, then yearly for 2 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Young, Empowered, and Strong (YES) portal is a web-based portal designed to help monitor cancer-related issues and to share self-management information, resources, and potential research opportunities.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The portal is also designed to create a community among participants through the yeschat.org discussion board.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The portal can be accessed by smartphone, tablet, or laptop/desktop.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04379414' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.dana-farber.org/clinical-trials2/detail/20-124/' target='_blank'>Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Trial Information Page: YES Portal</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://youngandstrong.dana-farber.org/' target='_blank'>Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Young and Strong</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://ascopubs.org/doi/abs/10.1200/CCI.21.00067' target='_blank'>Abstract: YES Portal</a> </li></ul>
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YES Portal for Monitoring Symptoms and Providing Support for Women Ages 18-39 with Breast Cancer

Young, Empowered & Strong (YES): The Young Women's Breast Cancer Study 2- Focus on Newly Diagnosed/Metastatic Intervention
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04379414

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Phase NA

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Screening Women with Breast Cancer for Edema and Lymphedema During Targeted Therapy

Screening for Edema and Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema in Patients Undergoing Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the onset of edema (swelling) and breast cancer-related lymphedema in women with breast cancer.

Who is this for?: Women with stage 0 (DCIS), stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving targeted therapy after surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital Breast Cancer Center. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Informational brochure about lymphedema risk</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lymphedema screening program card</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Measurement of arm volume with perometer and SOZO device, every 3 months up to 5 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Edema is swelling of body tissues due to excess fluid.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lymphedema is abnormal swelling that occurs following damage to the lymphatic system, which can happen after breast cancer surgery.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The perometer uses light sensors to calculate the length and volume of your arms.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The SOZO device measures the amount of fluid in your arm(s).</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05142800' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/lymphedema' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Lymphedema</a> </li></ul>
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Screening Women with Breast Cancer for Edema and Lymphedema During Targeted Therapy

Screening for Edema and Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema in Patients Undergoing Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

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Visits:
1 visit every 3 months up to 5 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05142800

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Phase NA

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Wrist Cooling for Hot Flashes for Women with Breast Cancer

Double Blind Randomized Pilot Evaluation of the Response Profiles of Wrist Cooling Devices for Men With Prostate Cancer and Women With Breast Cancer on Hormone Deprivation Therapy Who Suffer From Moderate and or Severe Hot Flashes

Purpose: To study if a wrist cooling device helps reduce the severity of hot flashes for women with breast cancer.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are receiving hormone therapy and experience at least 2 hot flashes per day. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will complete the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Wear wrist cooling device, 1.5 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Complete hot flash diary, 1.5 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The wrist cooling device is worn like a watch. Pressing the button activates the cooling function to begin to cool the wrist skin temperature.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will receive a wrist cooling device that cools up to 5 minutes or up to 5 seconds.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In the hot flash diary, you will be asked to document each hot flash experience and if you used the wrist cooling device.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05595213' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000826.htm' target='_blank'>MedlinePlus: Cancer Treatment and Hot Flashes</a> </li></ul>
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Wrist Cooling for Hot Flashes for Women with Breast Cancer

Double Blind Randomized Pilot Evaluation of the Response Profiles of Wrist Cooling Devices for Men With Prostate Cancer and Women With Breast Cancer on Hormone Deprivation Therapy Who Suffer From Moderate and or Severe Hot Flashes
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Nearest Location:
2694 miles
BU School of Medicine
Boston, MA

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05595213

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Phase NA

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Improving Cancer Care and Mental Health Care for People with Newly Diagnosed Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Adapting the Tumor Board Model for Mental Illness and Cancer: A Single Arm Pilot Trial

Purpose: To study whether a virtual tumor board can improve cancer care and mental health care.

Who is this for?: People with newly diagnosed stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer. You must also have one of the following mental illnesses: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Assessment of your needs, values, mental health symptoms, and barriers to care</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Recommendations from the virtual tumor board to help you receive the care you need</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A tumor board is a group of doctors and other health care providers that meets regularly at the hospital to discuss cancer cases and share knowledge.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A virtual cancer and mental health tumor board may help people access the cancer and mental health care they need.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The tumor board will notify your doctor with treatment and care recommendations.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05837598' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.net/blog/2017-07/what-tumor-board-expert-qa' target='_blank'>ASCO: What is a Tumor Board?</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mhanational.org/cancer-and-mental-health' target='_blank'>Mental Health America: Cancer and Mental Health</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2020/lung-cancer-treating-mental-health-longer-survival' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: Study Links Mental Health Treatment to Improved Cancer Survival</a> </li></ul>
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Improving Cancer Care and Mental Health Care for People with Newly Diagnosed Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Adapting the Tumor Board Model for Mental Illness and Cancer: A Single Arm Pilot Trial
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Nearest Location:
2698 miles
Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Danvers, MA

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Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05837598

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Phase NA

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Improving Sexual Health for People with Breast Cancer and Their Partners

Opening the Conversation for Couples With Reproductive Health Concerns

Purpose: To evaluate an intervention designed to help young couples cope with and communicate about cancer-related reproductive and sexual health concerns.

Who is this for?: People 18-44 years old with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who were diagnosed between 6 months and 5 years ago. You must have a partner who is willing to participate. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You and your partner will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Virtual education and skills training addressing cancer-related reproductive and sexual health concerns, weekly for 5 weeks, 1.5 hours each</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Home activities between sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, 2 times in 4 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Virtual education and skills training addressing cancer-related concerns, weekly for 4 weeks, 1.5 hours each</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Home activities between sessions</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, 2 times in 4 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Young adults with breast cancer face a number of challenges, including interrupted life plans and negative effects of cancer and treatment on their reproductive health, sexual function, and ability to have children.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">When left unaddressed, these problems can lead to poor mental health and quality of life.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04806724' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://health.oregonstate.edu/research/programs/tact/oc' target='_blank'>Oregon State University: Opening the Conversation</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.lbbc.org/about-breast-cancer/family-relationships/sex-and-intimacy?gclid=Cj0KCQjwjryjBhD0ARIsAMLvnF9QCfoHExQGyLtztxRugVKOdyz7EhUqQUeInby37mQ444LjqxHoI1waAmYlEALw_wcB' target='_blank'>Living Beyond Breast Cancer: Sex and Intimacy</a> </li></ul>
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Improving Sexual Health for People with Breast Cancer and Their Partners

Opening the Conversation for Couples With Reproductive Health Concerns
No Travel Required
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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04806724

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Phase NA

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Counseling by Phone to Help Manage Side Effects of Immunotherapy for Stage II-IV Breast Cancer

Adaptive Symptom Self-Management to Reduce Psychological Distress and Improve Symptom Management for Survivors on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Purpose: To study whether telephone-based counseling will improve your ability to manage immunotherapy side effects.

Who is this for?: People with stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have begun treatment with an immune checkpoint inhibitor within the past 3 months. You must be experiencing at least mild psychological distress. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Counseling, by phone call, weekly</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Handbook about managing side effects</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Assessment of side effects, weekly</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Interviews, 2 times within 4 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Assessment of side effects, weekly</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Interviews, 2 times within 4 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Immunotherapies are drugs that trigger the immune system to see, go after, and kill cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Side effects from immunotherapy are common.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The ability to manage the side effects you experience from immunotherapy may reduce your distress, prevent treatment interruption, and lead to fewer visits to your doctor.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05715255' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.org/cancer/types/breast-cancer/treatment/immunotherapy.html#:~:text=Possible%20side%20effects%20of%20immune,reaction%20while%20getting%20these%20drugs.' target='_blank'>American Cancer Society: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Breast Cancer and Their Side Effects</a> </li></ul>
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Counseling by Phone to Help Manage Side Effects of Immunotherapy for Stage II-IV Breast Cancer

Adaptive Symptom Self-Management to Reduce Psychological Distress and Improve Symptom Management for Survivors on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
No Travel Required
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Visits:
No visits required

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05715255

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Phase NA

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Studying Alopecia During Hormone Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer

Endocrine Therapy-Induced Alopecia Natural History Evaluation Among Female Breast Cancer Survivors

Purpose: To study the incidence, timing, duration, and severity of alopecia (hair loss) during hormone therapy.

Who is this for?: Women with stage I, stage II, or stage III hormone receptor positive (ER+ and/or PR+) breast cancer who are receiving or planning to receive hormone therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires, every 3 months for 2 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">While alopecia (hair loss) is a well-known side effect of many chemotherapy drugs, it has also been reported by women undergoing hormone therapy.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05612100' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment-side-effects/hair-loss' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Alopecia/Hair Loss</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal-therapy' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Hormone Therapy</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Alopecia During Hormone Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer

Endocrine Therapy-Induced Alopecia Natural History Evaluation Among Female Breast Cancer Survivors
No Travel Required
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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05612100

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Phase NA

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Telehealth CALM Therapy for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Brain Metastasis

Managing Distress in Malignant Brain Cancer - Phase IIc RCT

Purpose: To study if telehealth CALM therapy decreases distress.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are experiencing depression or anxiety. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Telehealth CALM therapy, 6 sessions over 3-6 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Usual Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">List of resources for distress</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM) sessions address four topics: 1) Symptom management and communication with healthcare providers, 2) Changes in personal relationships, 3) Sense of meaning and purpose, and 4) The future, hope and mortality.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">If you are in Group 1, you will receive CALM therapy virtually through telehealth.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT06180460' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://mbcbrainmets.org/' target='_blank'>MBCBrainMets.org</a> </li></ul>
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Telehealth CALM Therapy for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Brain Metastasis

Managing Distress in Malignant Brain Cancer - Phase IIc RCT
No Travel Required
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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06180460

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Phase NA

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Integrative Medicine at Home Program for People With Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Integrative Medicine for Patient-reported Outcomes, Values, and Experience (IMPROVE)

Purpose: To find out whether the Integrative Medicine at Home program can help reduce symptoms and improve treatment satisfaction.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who are currently receiving treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Integrative Medicine at Home program, 3 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Enhanced Usual Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Integrative medicine handout</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The Integrative Medicine at Home program offers virtual (online rather than in-person) group classes focusing on mind-body practice.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Mind-body practice is a health practice that combines mental focus, controlled breathing, and body movements to help relax the body and mind and reduce symptoms such as tiredness, pain, or insomnia.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The classes will be led by an Integrative Medicine Service (IMS) clinical therapist using Zoom video conferencing platform.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">If you are in Group 2, you will be given a handout to encourage you to visit Memorial Sloan Kettering's Integrative Medicine website to access pre-recorded, on-demand meditation videos and audios.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of cancer.</li></ul>

How can I learn more?

<ul class='seamTextUnorderedList'><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'>View eligibility criteria and additional trial information: <a href='https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05053230' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/diagnosis-treatment/symptom-management/integrative-medicine' target='_blank'>Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Integrative Medicine</a> </li></ul>
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Integrative Medicine at Home Program for People With Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Integrative Medicine for Patient-reported Outcomes, Values, and Experience (IMPROVE)
No Travel Required
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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05053230

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Phase NA

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