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PLUMB Registry for Metastatic Lobular Breast Cancer

Improving Survival for Those With Metastatic Lobular Breast Cancer Through Development of the Multi-center PLUMB Registry-a Prospective Study of LobUlar Metastatic Breast Cancer

Purpose: To create a registry to study metastatic lobular breast cancer, treatment patterns, and overall survival.

Who is this for?: People with stage IV (metastatic) lobular breast cancer. 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">Blood samples will be used to study the relationship between ctDNA and disease progression.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) are small pieces of cancer cell DNA in the bloodstream.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial will also develop an ongoing platform for evaluating new <span class="highlight">imaging</span> tools, tumor markers, and participant recruitment for clinical trials.</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/NCT05964504' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://clinicaltrials.ucsf.edu/trial/NCT05964504' target='_blank'>University of California, San Francisco: Trial Information Page</a> </li></ul>
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PLUMB Registry for Metastatic Lobular Breast Cancer

Improving Survival for Those With Metastatic Lobular Breast Cancer Through Development of the Multi-center PLUMB Registry-a Prospective Study of LobUlar Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
5 miles
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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Visits:
Coincides with routine care

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05964504

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Phase NA

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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> and Tumor Mark Tests to Monitor Metastatic HR Positive, HER2 Negative Breast Cancer

Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial Comparing Overall Survival of Patients Monitored With Serum Tumor Marker Directed Disease Monitoring (STMDDM) Versus Usual Care in Patients With Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer (SWOG-S1703)

Purpose: To study if blood tests that look for tumor markers are as good as or better than <span class="highlight">imaging</span> with PET and/or CT scans (the current standard of care) to determine if a tumor is growing.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) hormone positive (ER+ and/or PR+), HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer who are planning to have first line treatment for metastatic disease or have started treatment within the past month, and have at least one elevated tumor marker. 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"><span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (CT and/or PET scans), at least every 3 months, ongoing</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tumor Marker Test, if ordered by your doctor</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Experimental</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tumor Marker Tests, every 1 to 2 months, ongoing</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem"><span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (CT and/or PET scans), only if need is shown by a Tumor Marker Test</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood draws</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will compare using blood tests to PET/CT scans for monitoring tumor growth. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The tumor markers that will be tested for in this study are CA 15-3, CA27.29, and CEA.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The <span class="highlight">imaging</span> tests will be those ordered by your doctor.</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/NCT03723928' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/testing/types/blood_marker' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Blood Marker Tests</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.net/about-us/collaborations/top-five-list-oncology/choosing-wisely®-top-five-cancer-related-tests-procedures-and-treatments-many-patients-do-not-need/topic-4-follow-tumor-marker-tests-and-imaging-tests-people-treated-breast-cancer' target='_blank'>ASCO Cancer.net: Follow-up Tumor Marker Tests and Imaging Tests for People Treated for Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/diagnosis-staging/diagnosis/tumor-markers-fact-sheet' target='_blank'>NCI: Tumor Markers</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://ozarkscancerresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/SWOG-S1703.pdf' target='_blank'>Cancer Research for the Ozarks: Trial Information Page</a> </li></ul>
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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> and Tumor Mark Tests to Monitor Metastatic HR Positive, HER2 Negative Breast Cancer

Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial Comparing Overall Survival of Patients Monitored With Serum Tumor Marker Directed Disease Monitoring (STMDDM) Versus Usual Care in Patients With Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer (SWOG-S1703)
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Nearest Location:
7 miles
Epic Care Partners in Cancer Care
Emeryville, CA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03723928

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Phase NA

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PET/CT Scan to Determine Next Treatment for Metastatic ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer

Clinical Utility of Fluoroestradiol F18 PET/CT in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With ER-Positive and HER2-Negative Primary Lesions After Progression on First Line Hormonal Therapy

Purpose: To study whether a PET/CT scan with 18F FES helps your doctor choose your next treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with metastatic (stage IV) estrogen receptor positive (ER+), HER2 negative (HER2-) or HER2 low breast cancer that progressed after their first line of hormone therapy for metastatic disease. You must not have received more than 1 line of chemotherapy 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">Fluoroestradiol F18 (18F FES, Cerianna™), by IV, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaire, 3 times within 1.5 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Your doctor will use the results of your PET/CT scan to determine your next treatment.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fluoroestradiol F18 (18F FES, Cerianna™) is a tracer that is used to visualize the estrogen receptor (expressed by some cancer cells) during <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer to look for signs of disease, including cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In this trial, HER2 low is defined as IHC 1+ and 2+.</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/NCT05068726' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/tests/pet-ct-scan' target='_blank'>Cancer Research UK: PET/CT Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.gehealthcare.com/products/nuclear-imaging-agents/cerianna' target='_blank'>GE Healthcare: Fluoroestradiol F18 (18F FES, Cerianna™)</a> </li></ul>
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PET/CT Scan to Determine Next Treatment for Metastatic ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer

Clinical Utility of Fluoroestradiol F18 PET/CT in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With ER-Positive and HER2-Negative Primary Lesions After Progression on First Line Hormonal Therapy
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Nearest Location:
42 miles
PET/CT Imaging of San Jose
San Jose, CA

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Visits:
1 day

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05068726

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Phase NA

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PET/CT Scans Before Surgery for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

PET Biodistribution Study of 68Ga-PSMA-11 and 68Ga-FAPI-46 in Patients With Non-prostate Cancers: an Exploratory Study With Histopathology Validation

Purpose: To study where 68Ga-FAPi-46 and 68Ga-PSMA-11 accumulate in normal and cancer tissues and whether PET/CT scans with 68Ga-FAPi-46 and 68Ga-PSMA-11 can help locate cancer in the body.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">68Ga-FAPi-46, by IV, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-FDG, by IV, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">68Ga-PSMA-11, by IV, 1 time (optional)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1 time (optional)</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">68Ga-FAPi-46 and 68Ga-PSMA-11 are experimental tracers for <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans that may help locate cancer in the body.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-FDG is a tracer routinely used for <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans that helps locate cancer in the body.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The PET/CT scanner combines the PET and the CT scanners into a single device. This device combines the anatomic (body structure) information provided by the CT scan with the metabolic (body processes) information obtained from the PET scan. </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/NCT04147494' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/pet-ct-fdg' target='_blank'>Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: PET/CT Scans with 18F-FDG Tracer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/gallium-ga-68-fapi-46' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: 68Ga-FAPi-46</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/gallium-ga-68-psma-11-intravenous-route/description/drg-20506366' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: 68Ga-PSMA-11</a> </li></ul>
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PET/CT Scans Before Surgery for People with Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

PET Biodistribution Study of 68Ga-PSMA-11 and 68Ga-FAPI-46 in Patients With Non-prostate Cancers: an Exploratory Study With Histopathology Validation
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Nearest Location:
338 miles
Ethan Lam
Los Angeles, CA

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Visits:
2-3 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04147494

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Phase NA

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Tucatinib, Trastuzumab, and Pertuzumab Targeted Therapies for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer (HER2CLIMB-05)

A Randomized, Double-blind, Phase 3 Study of Tucatinib or Placebo in Combination With Trastuzumab and Pertuzumab as Maintenance Therapy for Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer (HER2CLIMB-05)

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of tucatinib (Tukysa®), trastuzumab (Herceptin®) , and pertuzumab (Perjeta®) anti-HER2 targeted therapies compared to trastuzumab (Herceptin®) and pertuzumab (Perjeta®) alone.

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer with and without evidence of disease. You must be receiving or have received treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin®), pertuzumab (Herceptin®), and a taxane chemotherapy for advanced/metastatic disease. 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">Tucatinib (Tukysa®), by mouth, twice daily </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®), by IV or injection, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pertuzumab (Perjeta®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Placebo for tucatinib (Tukysa®), by mouth, twice daily </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®), by IV or injection, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pertuzumab (Perjeta®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem"><span class="highlight">Imaging</span> scans, every 2 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tucatinib (Tukysa®), trastuzumab (Herceptin®), and pertuzumab (Perjeta®) are anti-HER2 targeted therapies used to treat HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The placebo is a pill that looks the same as tucatinib (Tukysa®) but does not contain the medication.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Some blood tests may be completed locally instead of at the trial research site.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scan costs are covered by the clinical trial.</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/NCT05132582' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.her2climb05.com/' target='_blank'>Seagen: Study Information Page</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/tukysa' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Tucatinib (Tukysa®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/herceptin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/perjeta' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Pertuzumab (Perjeta®)</a> </li></ul>
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Tucatinib, Trastuzumab, and Pertuzumab Targeted Therapies for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer (HER2CLIMB-05)

A Randomized, Double-blind, Phase 3 Study of Tucatinib or Placebo in Combination With Trastuzumab and Pertuzumab as Maintenance Therapy for Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer (HER2CLIMB-05)
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Nearest Location:
341 miles
UCLA Department of Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
Santa Monica, CA

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Visits:
1 visit every 3 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05132582

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Phase III

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Dexamethasone to Reduce Swelling after Brain Surgery

Safety and <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> 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 <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> 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:
355 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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PET/MRI Scan to Determine Response to Treatment for People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer with Brain or Leptomeninges Metastasis

Pilot Study to Evaluate 64Cu-DOTA-Trastuzumab <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> in Patients With HER2+ Breast Cancer With Brain Metastatsis Treated With Fam-Trastuzumab Deruxtecan

Purpose: To find HER2+ breast cancer that has spread to the brain and predict response to treatment with trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®), an antibody drug conjugate (ADC).

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer that has spread to the brain or leptomeninges (brain or leptomeningeal metastasis) who are planning to receive treatment with trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®), by IV, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">64Cu-DOTA-trastuzumab, by IV, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/MRI scan, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI scan, every 1.5 months for 6 months, then every 2 months</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">64Cu-DOTA-trastuzumab is an experimental tracer that detects cancer cells during <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive tracer to look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The results of your PET/MRI scan will find the cancer in your brain and may predict your response to treatment.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) is a type of anti-HER2 targeted therapy used to treat HER2+ breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">An antibody-drug conjugate 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> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®)'s antibody targets HER2 and delivers an anti-cancer drug called deruxtecan.</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/NCT05376878' 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.cedars-sinai.org/programs/imaging-center/exams/nuclear-medicine/pet-mri.html' target='_blank'>Cedars-Sinai: PET/MRI Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/herceptin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)</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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PET/MRI Scan to Determine Response to Treatment for People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer with Brain or Leptomeninges Metastasis

Pilot Study to Evaluate 64Cu-DOTA-Trastuzumab <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> in Patients With HER2+ Breast Cancer With Brain Metastatsis Treated With Fam-Trastuzumab Deruxtecan
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Nearest Location:
355 miles
City of Hope Medical Center
Duarte, CA

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Visits:
1 visit every 1-2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05376878

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Phase III-IV

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PET/CT for Brain Metastases

Differentiating Brain Tumor Recurrence From Treatment-Induced Necrosis Using 18F-Fluciclovine (Anti-18f-facbc) PET and Multiparametric MR <span class="highlight">Imaging</span>

Purpose: To study the safety and effects (good and bad) of the experimental agent fluciclovine-F18 (Axumin®) with PET/CT <span class="highlight">imaging</span> in combination with standard MRI to detect remaining or recurrent brain tumor

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases) and who have previously undergone surgery or external beam radiation View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fluciclovine-F18 (Axumin®) 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT <span class="highlight">imaging</span> 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain surgery to remove the tumor</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fluciclovine-F18 (Axumin®) is an FDA approved PET <span class="highlight">imaging</span> agent for biological recurrent prostate cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT03925675' 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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PET/CT for Brain Metastases

Differentiating Brain Tumor Recurrence From Treatment-Induced Necrosis Using 18F-Fluciclovine (Anti-18f-facbc) PET and Multiparametric MR <span class="highlight">Imaging</span>
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Nearest Location:
388 miles
Loma Linda University Cancer Center
Loma Linda, CA

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03925675

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Phase II

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FMISO PET/CT and PET/MRI Scans for Brain Metastasis

Feasibility of [¹⁸F]-Fluoromisonidazole (FMISO) in Assessment of Malignant Brain Tumors

Purpose: To study how well FMISO works with <span class="highlight">imaging</span> techniques to detect tumor behavior and predict cancer progression.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">FMISO tracer, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan or PET/MRI scan, 2 scans within 1 week, then 2 scans within 2 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will use a tracer called ¹⁸F-fluoromisonidazole (FMISO).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">FMISO with PET/CT and PET/MRI <span class="highlight">imaging</span> techniques produce images of the brain that may help investigators see how much oxygen is getting in the brain tumors.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The <span class="highlight">imaging</span> techniques will study if brain tumor cells have low oxygen levels, called tumor hypoxia, which helps cancer cells grow.</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/NCT03649880' 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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FMISO PET/CT and PET/MRI Scans for Brain Metastasis

Feasibility of [¹⁸F]-Fluoromisonidazole (FMISO) in Assessment of Malignant Brain Tumors
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Nearest Location:
531 miles
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Portland, OR

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Visits:
2 visits within 1 week, then 2 visits within 2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03649880

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Phase II

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Gadolinium and Ferumoxytol with MRI Scans for Brain Metastasis

The Feasibility of Steady State CBV Mapping Using Ferumoxytol Immediately After Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of the CNS

Purpose: To use ferumoxytol and gadolinium to improve the ability of MRI scans to image, diagnose, and study brain metastasis.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gadolinium, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Ferumoxytol, by IV</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Ferumoxytol and gadolinium can increase the visibility of body structures in <span class="highlight">imaging</span> such as MRI scans.</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/NCT03270059' 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://mriquestions.com/ferumoxytol.html' target='_blank'>MRI Questions: Ferumoxytol</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.fda.gov/drugs/postmarket-drug-safety-information-patients-and-providers/information-gadolinium-based-contrast-agents' target='_blank'>Food and Drug Administration: Gadolinium</a> </li></ul>
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Gadolinium and Ferumoxytol with MRI Scans for Brain Metastasis

The Feasibility of Steady State CBV Mapping Using Ferumoxytol Immediately After Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of the CNS
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Nearest Location:
531 miles
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Portland, OR

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Visits:
3 visits within 6 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03270059

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Phase II

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Using a PET/CT Scan to Find Lobular Breast Cancer Cells Before Surgery for Stage I-IV Lobular Breast Cancer

[18F]Fluoroestradiol-PET/CT <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Purpose: To study whether a PET/CT scan using a (18F) FES tracer is more effective at finding lobular breast cancer cells than the standard of care.

Who is this for?: People diagnosed with stage I, stage II or stage III lobular breast cancer within the last 3 months and who have not yet had surgery and people with stage IV (metastatic) lobular breast cancer diagnosed within the last 3 months View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan using (18F) FES tracer, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer. A tracer looks for and attaches to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lobular breast cancer is a subtype of breast cancer. It is estimated that 10 to 15 percent of all breast cancers are lobular. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard of care PET/CT scans that use a FDG tracer generally do not find lobular breast cancer tumors as well as they find ductal breast cancer tumors and PET/CT scans are not usually given to people with stage I-II lobular breast cancer. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will use a tracer called (18F)Fluoroestradiol (FES). Researchers believe this tracer is better at locating and attaching to lobular cancer cells than the standard of care tracer.</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/NCT04252859' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://lobularbreastcancer.org/imagingilc/' target='_blank'>Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance: Imaging and Lobular Breast Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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Using a PET/CT Scan to Find Lobular Breast Cancer Cells Before Surgery for Stage I-IV Lobular Breast Cancer

[18F]Fluoroestradiol-PET/CT <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
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Nearest Location:
602 miles
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, UT

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04252859

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Phase II

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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 <span class="highlight">imaging</span> 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:
1186 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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Studying Speech, Movement, and Senses During Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis

Assessment of Reorganization and Plasticity of Eloquent Function in Patients With Brain Tumors

Purpose: To study how brain tumors affect your speech, movement, and senses and to develop new methods of diagnosing brain tumors.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive testing</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI and fMRI scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">DTI tractograms</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MEG studies</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Awake brain mapping and surgery to remove brain tumor</li></ul>

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 to monitor how the surgery is affecting your speech, movement, and senses. Your scalp will be anesthetized, so you will not feel the operation or any pain.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will receive cognitive testing, MRI and fMRI scans, DTI tractograms, and MEG studies before and after surgery.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive tests study your cognition, which is your ability to think.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) and functional magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (fMRI) scans produce brain images created by magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A DTI tractogram is a type of MRI scan that produces brain images created by radio waves and magnetic fields.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MEG studies measure the magnetic fields produced by your brain.</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/NCT01535430' 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://braintumorcenter.ucsf.edu/treatments/surgery/awake-brain-mapping-faq' target='_blank'>UCSF Brain Tumor Center: Awake Craniotomy</a> </li></ul>
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Studying Speech, Movement, and Senses During Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis

Assessment of Reorganization and Plasticity of Eloquent Function in Patients With Brain Tumors
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Nearest Location:
1418 miles
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

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Visits:
May require hospitalization

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01535430

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Phase NA

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Metabolic Differences Between Brain Metastases and Normal Brain Tissue

Investigating Metabolic Characteristics of Intracranial Malignancy In Vivo Using Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRSI)

Purpose: To look at how the metabolism of brain metastases differs from normal tissue.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases) and who have not received prior chemotherapy or radiation for these metastases. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will undergo the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRSI (a type of MRI), with contrast, by IV</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRSI (Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic <span class="highlight">Imaging)</span> is a technique used to visualize tumor metabolism in real-time.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Learning how the metabolism of brain metastases differs from normal tissue may lead to the development of new targeted therapies.</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/NCT03067467' 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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Metabolic Differences Between Brain Metastases and Normal Brain Tissue

Investigating Metabolic Characteristics of Intracranial Malignancy In Vivo Using Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRSI)
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Nearest Location:
1510 miles
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

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Visits:
1-2 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03067467

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Phase NA

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PRE-I-SPY: Targeted Therapy and ADC for People with Advanced HER2+ or HER2 Low Breast Cancer

PRE-Investigation of Serial Studies to Predict Your Therapeutic Response With <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> And moLecular Analysis: A Phase I/Ib Platform Trial (PRE-I-SPY-PI)

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of evorpacept (ALX148) CD47 inhibitor with trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd, Enhertu®) antibody drug conjugate (ADC).

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) or HER2 low breast cancer who have received no more than 1 line of therapy for advanced disease. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Evorpacept (ALX148), by IV, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd, Enhertu®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Evorpacept (ALX148) is an experimental targeted therapy called a CD47 inhibitor. Blocking CD47 may help stimulate the immune system.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) is a type of immunotherapy called an 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> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) uses the HER2-targeted antibody trastuzumab to deliver the chemotherapy DM1 directly to the cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">In this trial, HER2 low is defined as IHC 1+ or 2+/FISH -.</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/NCT05868226' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://alxoncology.com/science/' target='_blank'>ALX Oncology: Evorpacept (ALX148) Drug Information Page</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/enhertu' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab Deruxtecan (T-DXd, Enhertu®)</a> </li></ul>
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PRE-I-SPY: Targeted Therapy and ADC for People with Advanced HER2+ or HER2 Low Breast Cancer

PRE-Investigation of Serial Studies to Predict Your Therapeutic Response With <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> And moLecular Analysis: A Phase I/Ib Platform Trial (PRE-I-SPY-PI)
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Nearest Location:
1583 miles
University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center
Minneapolis, MN

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Visits:
1 visit every 3 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05868226

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Phase I

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Ultrasound Compared to MRI to Image Brain Tumors Before Surgery

Feasibility of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound to Measure Brain Tumor

Purpose: To compare the ability of ultrasound and MRI to image brain tumors.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following during brain surgery: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Ultrasound</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) is the standard <span class="highlight">imaging</span> method for the brain.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">It may be easier to take multiple images at different times with non-invasive ultrasound compared to MRI.</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/NCT05755399' 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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Ultrasound Compared to MRI to Image Brain Tumors Before Surgery

Feasibility of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound to Measure Brain Tumor
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Nearest Location:
1584 miles
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

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Visits:
Please contact research site

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05755399

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Phase NA

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Studying Language in People with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases

Comparative Analysis of Structural and Functional Characteristics of Brain Regions Measured by Functional <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> AND Electrophysiology and Hemispheric Laterality Predicted by Structural Connectivity and Fronto-basal-ganglia Circuits for Selective Stopping and Braking and Diffusion <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> for Seizure Focus Localization AND Representation and Bi...

Purpose: To study brain function in people with brain tumors.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Language tasks</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Breast cancer that has spread to the brain can cause various problems, depending on where the tumor is located in the brain.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT05989893' 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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Studying Language in People with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases

Comparative Analysis of Structural and Functional Characteristics of Brain Regions Measured by Functional <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> AND Electrophysiology and Hemispheric Laterality Predicted by Structural Connectivity and Fronto-basal-ganglia Circuits for Selective Stopping and Braking and Diffusion <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> for Seizure Focus Localization AND Representation and Bi...
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Nearest Location:
1636 miles
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05989893

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Phase NA

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Using nTMS <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Method to Reduce Side Effects of Stereotactic Radiosurgery to the Brain

Feasibility of Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (nTMS) of Patients Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases in the Motor Cortex: A Comprehensive Cross-Sectional Assessment

Purpose: To evaluate using nTMS, an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> method, in planning stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) of the motor cortex of the brain.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the motor cortex of the brain (area of the brain involved in language and movement) and have previously received stereotactic radiosurgery to that area within 3-18 months. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will participate as follows: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Undergo nTMS for approximately 1 hour</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Perform 4 tasks that test grip and pinch strength and the ability to use and feel with your hands</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">nTMS (Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is a non-invasive <span class="highlight">imaging</span> method that is being studied for its ability to map areas of the brain involved in language and movement. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers believe this can help reduce loss of motor and language function caused by stereotactic radiosurgery to this area.</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/NCT04062305' 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><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fonc.2018.00424/full' target='_blank'>Journal Article: The Role of Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Motor Mapping in Adjuvant Radiotherapy Planning in Patients With Supratentorial Brain Metastases</a> </li></ul>
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Using nTMS <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Method to Reduce Side Effects of Stereotactic Radiosurgery to the Brain

Feasibility of Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (nTMS) of Patients Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases in the Motor Cortex: A Comprehensive Cross-Sectional Assessment
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04062305

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Phase NA

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MRI Scans to Improve Brain Surgery for People with Brain Metastases

A Comprehensive Clinical fMRI Software Solution to Enable Mapping of Critical Functional Networks and Cerebrovascular Reactivity in the Brain

Purpose: To use MRI scans and CVR mapping to develop a new software to improve brain surgery.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are planning on receiving a fMRI before brain surgery. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">fMRI scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CVR mapping</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">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A functional MRI (fMRI) scan measures changes in blood flow that happen during mental activity.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) mapping measures changes in blood flow to your brain.</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/NCT05342454' 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.radiologyinfo.org/en/info/fmribrain' target='_blank'>RadiologyInfo.org: Functional MRI (fMRI)</a> </li></ul>
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MRI Scans to Improve Brain Surgery for People with Brain Metastases

A Comprehensive Clinical fMRI Software Solution to Enable Mapping of Critical Functional Networks and Cerebrovascular Reactivity in the Brain
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05342454

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Phase NA

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2 Dosing Schedules of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Metastasis

Single Versus Multifraction Salvage Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Previously Irradiated Spinal Metastases: a Randomized Phase II Clinical Trial

Purpose: To compare the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of 2 dosing schedules of stereotactic radiosurgery.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the spine (spine metastasis) and has progressed after treatment with 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">Stereotactic radiosurgery, 1 dose within 1 day</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Standard of Care</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiosurgery, 3 doses within 3 days</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Additional Procedures</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neurological exams</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Physical exams</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</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">In this trial, experimental stereotactic radiosurgery is received in 1 larger dose.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard of care stereotactic radiosurgery is received over 3 smaller doses.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Neurological exams will check the functioning of your nerves, including your strength and sensation.</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/NCT03028337' 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.mdanderson.org/cancer-types/spinal-tumors/spinal-tumor-treatment.html' target='_blank'>MD Anderson Cancer Center: Spinal Tumor Treatment</a> </li></ul>
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2 Dosing Schedules of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Metastasis

Single Versus Multifraction Salvage Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Previously Irradiated Spinal Metastases: a Randomized Phase II Clinical Trial
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
1-3 days, then every 3-6 months for 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03028337

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Phase II

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Using MRI Scans to Predict Changes in Cognition After Brain Radiation

Investigation of Serial Advanced Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRI) and Biofluid Biomarkers Predictive of Neurocognitive Decline Following Brain Radiation

Purpose: To study the ability of MRI scans to predict changes in your cognition after brain radiation.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans, 12 or more scans within 2 years</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">Cognition is your ability to think.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This study will allow researchers to monitor your response to treatment which may allow your doctor to make changes to your 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/NCT05087888' 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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Using MRI Scans to Predict Changes in Cognition After Brain Radiation

Investigation of Serial Advanced Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRI) and Biofluid Biomarkers Predictive of Neurocognitive Decline Following Brain Radiation
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
12 visits within 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05087888

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Phase NA

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PET/CT Scan for Detecting Metastasis in Lobular Breast Cancer

A Pilot Study to Assess the Clinical Utility of PYLARIFY PET-CT for Detecting Metastasis in Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Breast Cancer

Purpose: To determine whether PET/CT scans with piflufolastat F18 (PYLARIFY®) can be used to detect metastasis of breast cancer.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Piflufolastat F18 (PYLARIFY®), by IV, 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Piflufolastat F18 (PYLARIFY®) is a tracer that is used to detect metastasis in people with prostate cancer. This trial will determine if it can also be used for breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by 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/NCT05394259' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/piflufolastat-f-18-intravenous-route/description/drg-20516701' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Piflufolastat F18 (PYLARIFY®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/tests/pet-ct-scan' target='_blank'>Cancer Research UK: PET/CT Scan</a> </li></ul>
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PET/CT Scan for Detecting Metastasis in Lobular Breast Cancer

A Pilot Study to Assess the Clinical Utility of PYLARIFY PET-CT for Detecting Metastasis in Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05394259

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Phase I

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An Experimental PET/CT Scan to Find PARP-Expressing Tumor Cells

Serial <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of the Novel Radiotracer [^18F] FLuorthanatrace ([^18F] FTT) by PET/CT

Purpose: To study the safety and effectiveness of using a PET/CT scan with the experimental tracer F-18.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">F-18 tracer, by IV, then a PET/CT scan</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The tracer used in this <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial is called fluorine F 18 fluorthanatrace (F-18)--it binds to PARP expressing tumor cells (PARP is a protein over expressed in certain cancers). </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You do not need to have an inherited BRCA1/2 mutation to enroll in this trial but researchers are studying whether F-18 works better in inherited BRCA1/2+ cancers. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This trial is also enrolling people with other types of solid tumors.</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/NCT03604315' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/10123-pet-scan' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: PET Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/fluorine-f-18-fluorthanatrace' target='_blank'>NCI Drug Dictionary: Fluorine F 18 Fluorthanatrace</a> </li></ul>
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An Experimental PET/CT Scan to Find PARP-Expressing Tumor Cells

Serial <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of the Novel Radiotracer [^18F] FLuorthanatrace ([^18F] FTT) by PET/CT
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Nearest Location:
1644 miles
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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Visits:
1 to 2 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03604315

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Phase I

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Biomarkers to Detect Resistance to Hormone Therapy for Advanced HR+, HER2- Lobular Breast Cancer

Integrating Minimally Invasive Biomarkers of Estrogen Signaling to Detect Endocrine Therapy Resistance in Metastatic Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer

Purpose: To identify possible biomarkers of response to hormone therapy for advanced lobular breast cancer.

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) hormone receptor positive (ER+ or ER low and/or PR+ or PR low), HER2 negative (HER2-) lobular breast cancer (LBC) who are 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">PET/CT scans with 18F-FFNP, by IV, 2 times within 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests, 2 times within 1 month</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Biomarkers are genes, molecules, or other features present in a person, including in a person’s tumor, that tell doctors something about a person’s health condition.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The tracer used in this study is 18F-FFNP.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy. MRI scans study the blood vessels in the tumor. PET/CT scans study if the tumor cells are growing.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The blood samples will be used to conduct DNA and circulating tumor cell (CTC) testing.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are cancer cells from a tumor that circulate in the bloodstream.</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/NCT06067503' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/types/biomarker-testing-cancer-treatment' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: Biomarker Testing</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/screening-testing/pet-scans' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: PET Scans</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/screening-testing/ct-scan' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: CT Scans</a> </li></ul>
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Biomarkers to Detect Resistance to Hormone Therapy for Advanced HR+, HER2- Lobular Breast Cancer

Integrating Minimally Invasive Biomarkers of Estrogen Signaling to Detect Endocrine Therapy Resistance in Metastatic Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
1678 miles
UW Carbone Cancer Center
Madison, WI

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Visits:
2 visits within 1 month

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06067503

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Phase II

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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> to Personalize Amount of Tamoxifen in Advanced, ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer With a ESR1 Mutation

A Pilot Study of FES <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> to Optimize Tamoxifen Dose for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With ESR1 Mutations

Purpose: To study if FES-PET/CT scans can help find a personalized dose of tamoxifen (Nolvadex®).

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV), estrogen receptor positive (ER+), HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer that tests positive for a ESR1 mutation. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tamoxifen (Nolvadex®), by mouth, daily, ongoing</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">FES PET/CT scan, every 3 to 4 weeks, ongoing</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tamoxifen (Nolvadex®) is an anti-estrogen therapy used to treat hormone-sensitive breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">ESR1 mutations in breast cancer may affect how well tamoxifen works against tumor cells. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Tracers are chemicals that are used to find cancer cells in the body during a PET scan. The <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will use the tracer fluoroestradiol (FES)--it finds estrogen receptors in breast tumors. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The FES tracer may also show how tamoxifen is affecting your tumors. Researchers may use this information to increase your dose of tamoxifen.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Targets or mutations: ESR1</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/NCT04174352' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.net/research-and-advocacy/asco-care-and-treatment-recommendations-patients/hormonal-therapy-metastatic-breast-cancer' target='_blank'>ASCO Cancer.net: Hormonal Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/hormonal/serms/tamoxifen' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Tamoxifen</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.targetedonc.com/view/more-effective-therapies-needed-for-patients-with-esr1mutated-breast-cancer' target='_blank'>Targeted Oncology: More Effective Therapies Needed For Patients With ESR1-Mutated Breast Cancer</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/481428' target='_blank'>Journal Article: Are We Ready to Use ESR1 Mutations in Clinical Practice</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='http://www.ijcem.com/files/ijcem0076055.pdf' target='_blank'>Journal Article: The Role of PET Imaging Probes for Early Monitoring the Response to Tamoxifen</a> </li></ul>
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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> to Personalize Amount of Tamoxifen in Advanced, ER+, HER2- Breast Cancer With a ESR1 Mutation

A Pilot Study of FES <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> to Optimize Tamoxifen Dose for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With ESR1 Mutations
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Nearest Location:
1678 miles
University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
Madison, WI

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Visits:
1 visit every 3 to 4 weeks, ongoing

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04174352

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Phase NA

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DiviTum Blood Test to Determine Additional Testing for People with Metastatic HR+, HER2- Breast Cancer

TK IMPACT: Treatment Monitoring of Patients Receiving CDK 4/6 Inhibitors for Hormone Receptor (HR) Positive, HER2 Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) With or Without the Addition of DiviTum® Serum Thymidine Kinase 1 (TK1) Activity Testing: Physician Decision Impact Study

Purpose: To study whether the DiviTum® blood test affects your doctor's decision to conduct additional tumor tests or <span class="highlight">imaging.</span>

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) hormone positive (HR+), HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer receiving or planning to receive their first line of therapy for metastatic disease with hormone therapy and a CDK 4/6 inhibitor at Washington University School of Medicine Siteman 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 tests, every 2-4 weeks for 6 months, then every 3 months for 2.5 years</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The DiviTum® TKa test measures TK1 activity in your blood, which may indicate the rate your cancer is growing and the need for additional tests.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Premenopausal and perimenopausal 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/NCT04968964' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://biovica.com/divitum/' target='_blank'>Biovica: DiviTum® Test</a> </li></ul>
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DiviTum Blood Test to Determine Additional Testing for People with Metastatic HR+, HER2- Breast Cancer

TK IMPACT: Treatment Monitoring of Patients Receiving CDK 4/6 Inhibitors for Hormone Receptor (HR) Positive, HER2 Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) With or Without the Addition of DiviTum® Serum Thymidine Kinase 1 (TK1) Activity Testing: Physician Decision Impact Study
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Nearest Location:
1739 miles
Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO

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Visits:
9 visits within 6 months, then every 3 months for 2.5 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04968964

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Phase NA

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Evaluating PSMA Expression to Determine Response to Anti-Androgen Therapies for Metastatic HER2-, AR+ Breast Cancer

Evaluation of Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) in HER2-negative, Androgen Receptor (AR)-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer With 18F-DCFPyL PSMA-based PET/CT

Purpose: To evaluate prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) expression in breast cancer to determine people most likely to benefit from anti-androgen therapies.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 negative (HER2-), androgen receptor positive (AR+) breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan with 18F-DCFPyL</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Circulating tumor cells (CTC) test</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) expression may correlate with resistance to anti-androgen therapies, which has been documented in prostate cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Evaluating PSMA expression may be used to select people most likely to benefit from anti-androgen therapies, such as bicalutamide (Casodex®), in future clinical trials.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-DCFPyL is a tracer that is used to visualize PSMA expression during <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are breast cancer cells that leave the tumor and move through the bloodstream.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Targets or mutations: PSMA, AR</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/NCT04573231' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mskcc.org/news/psma-new-target-prostate-cancer-treatment' target='_blank'>Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: PSMA</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/tests/pet-ct-scan' target='_blank'>Cancer Research UK: PET/CT Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/from-the-experts/ctc/#:~:text=A%20circulating%20tumor%20cell%20(CTC,test%20for%20metastatic%20breast%20cancer.' target='_blank'>Metastatic Trial Talk: Circulating Tumor Cell Testing</a> </li></ul>
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Evaluating PSMA Expression to Determine Response to Anti-Androgen Therapies for Metastatic HER2-, AR+ Breast Cancer

Evaluation of Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) in HER2-negative, Androgen Receptor (AR)-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer With 18F-DCFPyL PSMA-based PET/CT
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Nearest Location:
1761 miles
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04573231

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Phase II

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MRI and PET Scans to Predict Resistance to Radiation for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Non-invasive, Image-Based, In-Vivo Assessment of Tumor Hypoxia to Guide Hypoxia-Driven Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Purpose: To study whether a new type of MRI scan with PET scans can predict resistance to 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 stereotactic radiation before brain surgery. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan, 2 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET scan, 2 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Contrast agent, by IV, 2 times</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Resistance to radiation is a tumor coming back or growing after radiation, as seen on <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiation (stereotactic radiosurgery) delivers high-dose, precisely-targeted radiation in fewer doses than traditional radiation therapy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A contrast agent, also called a tracer, is a radioactive substance 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/NCT05996432' 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://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/22966-brain-mri' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: Brain MRI</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/screening-testing/pet-scans' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: PET Scans</a> </li></ul>
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MRI and PET Scans to Predict Resistance to Radiation for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Non-invasive, Image-Based, In-Vivo Assessment of Tumor Hypoxia to Guide Hypoxia-Driven Adaptive Radiation Therapy
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Nearest Location:
1960 miles
Vanderbilt University/Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, TN

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Visits:
2 visits within up to 4 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05996432

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Phase NA

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PET/MRI Scans with FDG to Monitor Response to Treatment for Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

Monitoring Early Response to Targeted Therapy in Stage IV Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Positive (HER2+) Breast Cancer Patients With Advanced Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRI)

Purpose: To study if PET/MRI scans with FDG can monitor your response to treatment.

Who is this for?: Women with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who are planning to receive their first anti-HER2 targeted 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">18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), by injection, 3 times within 6 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/MRI scans, 3 times within 6 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">FDG is a tracer with a radioactive tag that is used to visualize cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/MRI scanning is a new <span class="highlight">imaging</span> technique that combines PET and MRI scans into a single scan.</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/NCT04273555' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cedars-sinai.org/programs/imaging-center/exams/nuclear-medicine/pet-mri.html' target='_blank'>Cedars-Sinai: PET/MRI Scan</a> </li></ul>
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PET/MRI Scans with FDG to Monitor Response to Treatment for Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

Monitoring Early Response to Targeted Therapy in Stage IV Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Positive (HER2+) Breast Cancer Patients With Advanced Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> (MRI)
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Nearest Location:
2013 miles
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

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Visits:
3 visits within 6 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04273555

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Phase I-II

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Gemcitabine Chemotherapy and NK Cell Therapy for Metastatic HER2 Negative Breast Cancer

Phase 1b/2 Study of Naxitamab (Danyelza), Gemcitabine and Ex Vivo Expanded Allogenic Universal Donor, TGFβi Natural Killer (NK) Cells in Advanced GD2-expressing Breast Cancers (DiG NKs)

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of gemcitabine (Gemzar®) chemotherapy and NK cell therapy with or without naxitamab (Danyelza®) targeted therapy.

Who is this for?: People with stage IV (metastatic) HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer who have received at least 1 line of therapy for metastatic disease. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be assigned to 1 of 4 groups: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gemcitabine (Gemzar®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TGFBi NK cell therapy, by IV, monthly, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gemcitabine (Gemzar®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TGFBi NK cell therapy, by IV, 2 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 3</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gemcitabine (Gemzar®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Naxitamab (Danyelza®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TGFBi NK cell therapy, by IV, monthly, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 4</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gemcitabine (Gemzar®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Naxitamab (Danyelza®), by IV, 3 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TGFBi NK cell therapy, by IV, 2 times every month, up to 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scans</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Gemcitabine (Gemzar®) is a chemotherapy drug that blocks cancer cells from making DNA which may kill cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Naxitamab (Danyelza®) is a type of targeted therapy called a GD2 inhibitor. GD2 inhibitors help your immune system attack tumor cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Naxitamab (Danyelza®) is approved to treat people with other types of cancer. Its use in breast cancer is considered experimental.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">TGFBi NK cell therapy is an experimental immunotherapy. NK cells are part of your natural immune system and can identify cancer cells and help your immune system kill cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT06026657' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/drugs/gemzar' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Gemcitabine (Gemzar®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a621005.html#:~:text=Naxitamab%2Dgqgk%20injection%20is%20used,have%20responded%20to%20other%20treatments.' target='_blank'>Medline Plus: Naxitamab (Danyelza®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/body/24898-natural-killer-cells' target='_blank'>Cleveland Clinic: NK Cell Therapy</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/research-news/adoptive-cell-therapy-2-2/' target='_blank'>Metastatic Trial Talk: Adoptive Cell Therapies: A Type of Immunotherapy for MBC</a> </li></ul>
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Gemcitabine Chemotherapy and NK Cell Therapy for Metastatic HER2 Negative Breast Cancer

Phase 1b/2 Study of Naxitamab (Danyelza), Gemcitabine and Ex Vivo Expanded Allogenic Universal Donor, TGFβi Natural Killer (NK) Cells in Advanced GD2-expressing Breast Cancers (DiG NKs)
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Nearest Location:
2108 miles
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

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Visits:
May require hospitalization; 4-7 visits every month

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06026657

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Phase I-II

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Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting for Brain Metastases

Multi-Parametric Quantitative MR <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> in Evaluation of Brain Tumors

Purpose: To study the safety and effects of magnetic resonance fingerprinting

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">Magnetic resonance fingerprinting</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Magnetic resonance fingerprinting is a type of MRI.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT02956291' 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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Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting for Brain Metastases

Multi-Parametric Quantitative MR <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> in Evaluation of Brain Tumors
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Nearest Location:
2168 miles
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cleveland, OH

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02956291

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Phase NA

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis

A Phase II Study of Pre-Operative Stereotactic Radiosurgery Followed by Surgical Resection for Brain Metastases

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of stereotactic radiosurgery given before brain surgery.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis). You must have at least 1 brain tumor that has not been treated with radiation. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT and MRI scan</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stereotactic radiosurgery, 3 sessions within 3-6 days</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </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">Questionnaire</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">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by 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/NCT05341739' 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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Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Brain Surgery for Brain Metastasis

A Phase II Study of Pre-Operative Stereotactic Radiosurgery Followed by Surgical Resection for Brain Metastases
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Nearest Location:
2260 miles
Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

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Visits:
May require hospitalization

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05341739

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Phase NA

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CKM Therapy with Pembrolizumab for Advanced Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Rintatolimod Combined With IFNα2b (Bioferon®) to Enhance the Effectiveness of Pembrolizumab in Patients With Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of chemokine modulation (CKM) therapy with pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) PD-1 inhibitor.

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) triple negative (ER-, PR-, HER2-) breast cancer whose cancer progressed on prior treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Rintatolimod (Ampligen®), by IV, 6 times within 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Celecoxib (Celebrex®), by mouth, 6 times within 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Interferon alpha 2b (Bioferon®), by IV, 6 times within 2 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), by IV, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT or MRI scans, 2 times</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Chemokine modulation (CKM) therapy is a type of immunotherapy that involves rintatolimod (Ampligen®), celecoxib (Celebrex®), and interferon alpha 2b (Bioferon®).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Rintatolimod (Ampligen®) is a drug for chronic fatigue syndrome that may also stimulate the immune system to fight cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Celecoxib (Celebrex®) is an anti-inflammatory drug that can cause cell death and may reduce the growth of blood vessels that tumors need to grow and spread.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Interferon alpha 2b (Bioferon®) helps the immune system fight cancer cells.</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">CKM therapy may help pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) work better.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT05756166' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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CKM Therapy with Pembrolizumab for Advanced Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Rintatolimod Combined With IFNα2b (Bioferon®) to Enhance the Effectiveness of Pembrolizumab in Patients With Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2299 miles
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY

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Visits:
6 visits within 2 weeks, then 1 visit every 3 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05756166

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Phase I-II

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Studying the Effect of Tumor Location on Cognition and Muscle Control for Brain Metastasis

Perioperative Evaluation of Cerebellar Tumors: Impact of Cerebellar Functional Topography on Cognition and Motor Ataxia

Purpose: To study the effect of the location of brain tumors on cognition and muscle control.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases) 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">Standard of care surgery to remove brain tumor</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan, 7 times within 2 years</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive tests, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Your brain tumor will be removed during a standard of care brain surgery.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognition is your ability to think.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognitive tests measure 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/NCT04463979' 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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Studying the Effect of Tumor Location on Cognition and Muscle Control for Brain Metastasis

Perioperative Evaluation of Cerebellar Tumors: Impact of Cerebellar Functional Topography on Cognition and Motor Ataxia
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Nearest Location:
2385 miles
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

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Visits:
7 visits within 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04463979

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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 <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> 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 <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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 <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Biomarkers for Radiation-Induced Neurocognitive Decline Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases: An Observational Pilot Study
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Nearest Location:
2407 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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CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer That Tests Positive for CD70

A Phase I/II Study Administering Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes Transduced With a CD70-Binding Chimeric Antigen Receptor to Patients With CD70 Expressing Cancers

Purpose: To study the safety and effects (good and bad) of using a new type of CAR T-cell immunotherapy.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that tests positive for CD70 who have already received at least one standard therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Hospital stay (at least 1-week):</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Leukapheresis (blood draw for the collection of cells)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cyclophosphamide, by IV, once a day, for 2 days</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Fludarabine, by IV, once a day, for 5 days</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Aldesleukin, by IV, 3 times a day, for 3 days</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Anti-hCD70 CAR T-cells, by IV, one time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Post-hospital stay:</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Antibiotic for 6 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Repeat Leukapheresis (blood draw for the collection of cells)</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">1-2 day hospital visits (for lab tests, <span class="highlight">imaging</span> studies, and a physical exam), every 1-3 months for the 1st year after treatment, every 6 months for the 2nd year, and then as determined by your doctor</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CAR T-cell is a personalized immunotherapy made from your white blood cells. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">After your blood cells are removed, they are modified with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) so they can attack specific proteins. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The CAR T-cells are then infused back into you while you are hospitalized. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The CAR T-cell therapy used in this study is designed to get the immune system to see and kill cancer cells that are CD70+. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Along with the CAR-T immunotherapy, you will receive the chemotherapy drugs fludarabine and cyclophosphamide. These drugs are given to deplete the lymph cells. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will also receive aldesleukin, a drug that stimulates the growth and development of T cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Targets or mutations: CD70</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/NCT02830724' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.drsusanloveresearch.org/videos/chimeric-antigen-receptor-t-cell-car-t-therapy' target='_blank'>Dr Susan Love Research Foundation: CAR-T Therapy</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25368676' target='_blank'>Journal Article Abstract: CD70, A Potential Target in Breast Cancer?</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/search?contains=false&q=Aldesleukin' target='_blank'>NCI Drug Dictionary: Aldesleukin</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/from-the-experts/what-is-car-t-therapy/' target='_blank'>Metastatic Trial Talk: What is CAR-T Therapy?</a> </li></ul>
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CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer That Tests Positive for CD70

A Phase I/II Study Administering Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes Transduced With a CD70-Binding Chimeric Antigen Receptor to Patients With CD70 Expressing Cancers
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Nearest Location:
2433 miles
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Bethesda, MD

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Visits:
Hospital stay for at least 1 week; follow-up visits for 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02830724

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Phase I-II

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PET/CT Scans with 18F-FTT to Study PARP-1 Activity in Breast Cancer

<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of Primary or Recurrent Breast Cancer With 18F-FluorThanatrace Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT)

Purpose: To study if PET/CT scans with 18F-FTT can detect tumors that have PARP-1 activity.

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer receiving treatment at the University of Pennsylvania. If you have stage I, stage II, or some stage III breast cancer, you must have not yet received surgery. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-FTT, by injection </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1-2 scans</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1-2 scans (optional after beginning first or next treatment)</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">18F-FTT is an experimental <span class="highlight">imaging</span> agent used to see PARP-1 activity in tumors. This radioactive <span class="highlight">imaging</span> drug is injected into your body to see where there is active breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PARP, or poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase, is an enzyme that helps cancer cells grow by repairing their DNA.</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/NCT03846167' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/tests/pet-ct-scan' target='_blank'>Cancer Research UK: PET/CT Scan</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-drug/def/fluorine-f-18-fluorthanatrace' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: 18F-FTT</a> </li></ul>
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PET/CT Scans with 18F-FTT to Study PARP-1 Activity in Breast Cancer

<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of Primary or Recurrent Breast Cancer With 18F-FluorThanatrace Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT)
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Nearest Location:
2517 miles
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
1-2 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03846167

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Phase NA

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An Experimental Tracer in PET/CT Scans to Find Breast Cancer Tumors

Pilot Study Evaluating the Uptake of [18F] F-GLN by PET/CT in Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study the safety and effectiveness of an experimental PET/CT scan tracer (a radioactive substance that looks for and attaches to cancer cells).

Who is this for?: People with stage I, stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer who have at least one tumor 1.5 cm or larger. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following 1 to 4 times: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">(18F)F-GLN tracer, by IV, then a PET/CT scan</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cancer cells use a protein called glutamine to grow--they use more of it than healthy cells. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will use a tracer called (18F) F-GLN--it shows which cells in your body are using a lot of glutamine. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A (18F) F-GLN PET/CT scan may work better than standard of care PET/CT scans in finding cancer tumors.</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/NCT03863457' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/testing/types/pet' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: PET Scans</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mskcc.org/news/beyond-sugar-what-cancer-cells-need-grow' target='_blank'>Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Beyond Sugar, What Cancer Cells Need to Grow</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5373500/' target='_blank'>Journal Article: Metabolic Imaging of Glutamine in Cancer</a> </li></ul>
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An Experimental Tracer in PET/CT Scans to Find Breast Cancer Tumors

Pilot Study Evaluating the Uptake of [18F] F-GLN by PET/CT in Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2517 miles
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
1 to 4 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03863457

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Phase I

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Time-Restricted Eating to Reduce Cognitive Decline for People With Brain Metastases Receiving Radiation

Txt4fasting: An Interactive Mobile Time-Restricted Eating Diet Intervention for Patients With Brain Metastases to Maximize Radiation Outcomes

Purpose: To study if time-restricted eating reduces cognitive (ability to think) problems during 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. 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">Time-restricted eating, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Text messages with positive encouragement, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Digital food diary, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Counseling phone calls, 1-2 times every week, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI scan</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Control</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Text messages with healthy eating habits, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Digital food diary, 1 month</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI scan</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Time-restricted eating, a form of intermittent fasting, is eating all food within approximately 10:00am and 6:00pm, with fasting the remaining hours of the day.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cognition is your ability to think.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</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/NCT06315296' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Time-Restricted Eating to Reduce Cognitive Decline for People With Brain Metastases Receiving Radiation

Txt4fasting: An Interactive Mobile Time-Restricted Eating Diet Intervention for Patients With Brain Metastases to Maximize Radiation Outcomes
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Nearest Location:
2519 miles
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

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Visits:
3 visits within 7 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06315296

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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 <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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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PET Scans with 68Ga-PSMA-11 for Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

An Investigator-Initiated Study to Evaluate PSMA Expression in Patients With High-Grade Gliomas or Brain Metastases With 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET

Purpose: To study if 68Ga-PSMA-11 improves the ability to see brain tumors during PET scans.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET scan with 68Ga-PSMA-11, by IV, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">68Ga-PSMA-11 is the experimental tracer used in this trial.</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/NCT06209567' 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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PET Scans with 68Ga-PSMA-11 for Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

An Investigator-Initiated Study to Evaluate PSMA Expression in Patients With High-Grade Gliomas or Brain Metastases With 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (Consent Only)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
1 visit

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06209567

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Phase NA

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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Agent for PET/CT Scans to Identify Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of HER2-positive Cancer With Site-Specifically Labeled 89Zr-ss-Pertuzumab

Purpose: To study the safety and effects (good and bad) of 89Zr-ss-pertuzumab, an experimental tracer used for PET/CT scans.

Who is this for?: People with stage IV (metastatic) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">89Zr-ss-pertuzumab, by IV, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 1-3 times within 1 week</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">89Zr-ss-pertuzumab is an experimental tracer, also called <span class="highlight">imaging</span> agent, for PET/CT scans.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</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/NCT04692831' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/search/v?id=NCI-2021-00534&r=1' target='_blank'>National Cancer Institute: Trial Information Page</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/tests/pet-ct-scan' target='_blank'>Cancer Research UK: PET/CT Scan</a> </li></ul>
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<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Agent for PET/CT Scans to Identify Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

<span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of HER2-positive Cancer With Site-Specifically Labeled 89Zr-ss-Pertuzumab
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Nearest Location:
2539 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering at Basking Ridge (Limited Protocol Activities)
Basking Ridge, NJ

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Visits:
2-4 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04692831

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Phase I

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MRI Scans and Lumbar Punctures to Detect Brain Metastasis in People with HER2+ Breast Cancer

Feasibility of Multi-modality Central Nervous System Evaluation in HER2+ Breast Cancer Patients

Purpose: To study if MRI brain scans and cerebrospinal fluid tests can detect brain metastasis early.

Who is this for?: People with stage II, stage III, or stage IV (metastatic) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer. If you have stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer, you must have received at least 1 line of anti-HER2 targeted therapy. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI brain scan, 3 times within 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lumbar puncture, 3 times within 1 year</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap, is a procedure to remove a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The presence of cancer in the brain may be detected in the CSF.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is the fluid or liquid surrounding your brain and spinal cord.</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/NCT05130840' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/lumbar-puncture/about/pac-20394631' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)</a> </li></ul>
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MRI Scans and Lumbar Punctures to Detect Brain Metastasis in People with HER2+ Breast Cancer

Feasibility of Multi-modality Central Nervous System Evaluation in HER2+ Breast Cancer Patients
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Nearest Location:
2567 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

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Visits:
3 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05130840

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Phase NA

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MRI Scan to Study Changes in Brain Tumors After Treatment

Development of a Clinical CEST MR Fingerprinting Method for Treatment Response Assessment in Brain Metastases

Purpose: To develop a new MRI scan technique that will study the difference between tumor growth from cancer progression and tumor growth from treatment side effects.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are planning to receive stereotactic radiosurgery. You must have at least 1 brain tumor that has not received radiation. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> ou will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Magnetic resonance fingerprinting</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">Magnetic resonance fingerprinting is a type of MRI scan.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT05559853' 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 Scan to Study Changes in Brain Tumors After Treatment

Development of a Clinical CEST MR Fingerprinting Method for Treatment Response Assessment in Brain Metastases
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Nearest Location:
2567 miles
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (All Protocol Activities)
New York, NY

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05559853

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Phase NA

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Improving PET/CT Scans with 18F-FES for People with Metastatic ER+ Breast Cancer with Brain Metastasis

Brain [18F]-FES PET/CT in the Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Response Assessment of Brain Metastases in Patients With Estrogen-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

Purpose: To improve PET/CT scans with 18F-FES for people with metastatic ER+ breast cancer with brain metastasis.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan with 18F-FES, by IV, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed up to 1 month later by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan with FDG, by IV, 1 time</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> followed up to 1 month later by: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan, 1 time</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Standard of care <span class="highlight">imaging</span> includes a PET/CT scan with FDG and a MRI scan.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The tracers used in this study are 18F-FES (experimental) and FDG (standard of care).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT06072807' 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 PET/CT Scans with 18F-FES for People with Metastatic ER+ Breast Cancer with Brain Metastasis

Brain [18F]-FES PET/CT in the Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Response Assessment of Brain Metastases in Patients With Estrogen-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2569 miles
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

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Visits:
At least 3 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06072807

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Phase III-IV

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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, <span class="highlight">imaging,</span> 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:
2574 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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CONVIVO <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> System During Brain Surgery

A Feasibility Analysis of an in Vivo CONVIVO Endomicroscopy During Brain Surgery.

Purpose: To study the safety and ability of the CONVIVO <span class="highlight">imaging</span> system to compare healthy tissue and abnormal tissue during brain surgery.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following during brain surgery: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CONVIVO <span class="highlight">imaging</span> system</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The CONVIVO <span class="highlight">imaging</span> system may allow surgeons to maximize the amount of tumor tissue removed and minimize the damage to normal tissue.</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/NCT06087393' 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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CONVIVO <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> System During Brain Surgery

A Feasibility Analysis of an in Vivo CONVIVO Endomicroscopy During Brain Surgery.
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Nearest Location:
2583 miles
Northwell Health
Manhasset, NY

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Visits:
Coincides with surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06087393

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Phase NA

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PET/CT and MRI Scans After Surgery to Monitor Brain Metastases

Characterization of 18F-Fluciclovine PET Amino Acid Radiotracer in Resected Brain Metastasis

Purpose: To study the ability of PET/CT scans with 18F-Fluciclovine to help doctors monitor brain metastases after surgery compared to MRI scans.

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

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT scan, 4-5 times within 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-Fluciclovine, by IV, 4-5 times within 1 year</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">MRI scan, 4 times within 1 year</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (MRI) scan produces body pictures created by using magnetic energy rather than x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-Fluciclovine is an experimental 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/NCT05554302' 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.healthline.com/health/mri-vs-pet-scan#pet-ct-or-pet-mri' target='_blank'>Healthline: PET/CT Scans vs. MRI Scans</a> </li></ul>
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PET/CT and MRI Scans After Surgery to Monitor Brain Metastases

Characterization of 18F-Fluciclovine PET Amino Acid Radiotracer in Resected Brain Metastasis
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Nearest Location:
2588 miles
Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

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Visits:
4-5 visits within 1 year

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05554302

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Phase II

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18F-Fluciclovine and PET/CT Scans for Brain Metastasis

Characterization of Large Brain Metastases With 18F-Fluciclovine PET/CT Treated With Staged Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Purpose: To study the ability of 18F-fluciclovine and PET/CT scans to detect responses to radiation therapy and changes in brain metastasis.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) who are planning to receive treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery. You must have at least 1 brain tumor that has not received treatment. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-fluciclovine (Axumin®), by IV, 3 times</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">PET/CT brain scans, 3 scans</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">18F-fluciclovine is an experimental tracer that may be able to detect your response to staged stereotactic radiosurgery.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The PET/CT scans will be administered before, during, and after treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery.</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/NCT04689048' 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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18F-Fluciclovine and PET/CT Scans for Brain Metastasis

Characterization of Large Brain Metastases With 18F-Fluciclovine PET/CT Treated With Staged Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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Nearest Location:
2588 miles
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, FL

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Visits:
3 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04689048

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Phase I

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PET Scan with 18F-Fluciclovine to Monitor Brain Metastases

18F-Fluciclovine PET Amino Acid Evaluation of Brain Metastasis Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery (FACILITATE)

Purpose: To study the ability of PET scans with 18F-fluciclovine to measure response to treatment or progression of brain metastases.

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 received 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">PET scan with 18F-fluciclovine, by IV, 2 times</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an <span class="highlight">imaging</span> test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer that can look for and attach to cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">18F-fluciclovine is a tracer that is used to visualize cancer cells.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The PET scans will take place during the same visit as your standard of care MRI scan that you will receive before 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/NCT06048094' 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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PET Scan with 18F-Fluciclovine to Monitor Brain Metastases

18F-Fluciclovine PET Amino Acid Evaluation of Brain Metastasis Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery (FACILITATE)
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Nearest Location:
2588 miles
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, FL

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Visits:
2 visits

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06048094

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Phase I

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Free-HER: Stopping Maintenance Anti-HER2 Targeted Therapy for People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer and No Evidence of Disease

Free-HER: Discontinuation of Maintenance HER-2 Directed Therapy in Long-Term Survivors of Metastatic HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study if people who stop taking anti-HER2 targeted therapy for maintenance will stay in complete remission.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who have been in complete remission, also called no evidence of disease (NED), for at least 3 years and have been receiving anti-HER2 targeted therapy for at least 3 years. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Stop taking anti-HER2 targeted therapy</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem"><span class="highlight">Imaging</span> scans</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) is a type of anti-HER2 targeted therapy commonly used to treat HER2+ breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Complete remission is also known as no evidence of disease (NED).</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Blood tests will measure circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), which are small pieces of cancer cell DNA in the bloodstream.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">You will continue to receive routine monitoring, blood tests, and <span class="highlight">imaging</span> scans.</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/NCT05959291' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/herceptin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/targeted-therapy/herceptin' target='_blank'>Breastcancer.org: What is Anti-HER2 Targeted Therapy?</a> </li></ul>
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Free-HER: Stopping Maintenance Anti-HER2 Targeted Therapy for People with Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer and No Evidence of Disease

Free-HER: Discontinuation of Maintenance HER-2 Directed Therapy in Long-Term Survivors of Metastatic HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer
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Nearest Location:
2592 miles
University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Visits:
Number of visits unavailable

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT05959291

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Phase NA

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Using MRIs to Screen for Brain Metastases in Advanced Breast Cancer

Screening Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of the Brain in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Managed With First/Second Line Chemotherapy or Inflammatory Breast Cancer Managed With Definitive Intent: A Prospective Study

Purpose: To study if using MRIs to screen for brain metastases (breast cancer that has spread to the brain) is safe and finds brain metastases earlier than the standard of care (no screening).

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer who will be starting their first or second chemotherapy for advanced disease. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will be assigned to 1 of 3 groups depending upon your cancer subtype: </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 1: Triple negative</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI, every 6 months for 2 years</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 2: Inflammatory</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI, every 6 months for 2 years</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Group 3: Hormone positive or HER2 positive</i> </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> People in Group 3 will be randomly assigned to receiving screening or no screening </p> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">Screening group</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain MRI, every 6 months for 2 years</li> </ul> <p class="seamTextPara"> <i class="seamTextEmphasis">No screening group</i> </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">No brain MRIs</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain metastases (brain mets) is when breast cancer has spread to the brain. </li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The standard of care for metastatic breast cancer does not include ongoing screening for brain metastases.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This <span class="highlight">imaging</span> trial will use regularly scheduled MRIs (magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging)</span> to look for brain mets.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Researchers believe adding brain metastases screening to the standard of care will help doctors find brain mets earlier--when they are smaller and potentially easier to manage.</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/NCT04030507' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/mri/about/pac-20384768' target='_blank'>Mayo Clinic: Brain MRI</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.radiologybusiness.com/topics/policy/brain-mri-could-id-metastases-breast-cancer-patients-guidelines-dont-recommend-it' target='_blank'>Radiology Business: Brain MRI Could ID Metastases in Breast Cancer Patients</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://www.cancertodaymag.org/Pages/Spring2019/Looking-for-Brain-Metastases.aspx' target='_blank'>Cancer Today: Looking for Brain Metastases</a> </li></ul>
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Using MRIs to Screen for Brain Metastases in Advanced Breast Cancer

Screening Magnetic Resonance <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> of the Brain in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Managed With First/Second Line Chemotherapy or Inflammatory Breast Cancer Managed With Definitive Intent: A Prospective Study
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

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Visits:
1 visit every 6 months, for 2 years

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04030507

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Phase NA

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Datopotamab Deruxtecan ADC for HER2- Breast Cancer That Spread to the Brain or Leptomeninges

DATO-BASE: A Phase 2 Trial of DATOpotamab-deruxtecan for Breast Cancer Brain metAstaSEs

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of datopotamab deruxtecan, an experimental antibody drug conjugate (ADC).

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) HER2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastasis) or leptomeninges (leptomeningeal disease). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Datopotamab deruxtecan (Dato-DXd), by IV, daily</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT or MRI scans, every 1-2 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Lumbar puncture to collect CSF (optional), 1 time</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart scans</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Questionnaires</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Datopotamab deruxtecan (Dato-DXd) is an experimental 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> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Datopotamab deruxtecan's antibody targets TROP2, a protein that is expressed by some breast cancer cells, and it delivers an anti-cancer drug called deruxtecan.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT06176261' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://ascopost.com/issues/october-10-2022-supplement-breast-cancer-almanac/datopotamab-deruxtecan-shows-activity-in-advanced-triple-negative-breast-cancer/' target='_blank'>ASCO: Dato-DXd</a> </li><li class='seamTextUnorderedListItem'><a href='https://metastatictrialtalk.org/research-news/antibody-drug-conjugates/?_gl=1*msj5sm*_ga*NDI3ODYxOTY5LjE2NzE2MzcwODA.*_ga_Y9F235S3X2*MTcxMDc3NDgwNy40MTEuMS4xNzEwNzc2MTM5LjQ2LjAuMA..' target='_blank'>Metastastic Trial Talk: Update On Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) For MBC</a> </li></ul>
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Datopotamab Deruxtecan ADC for HER2- Breast Cancer That Spread to the Brain or Leptomeninges

DATO-BASE: A Phase 2 Trial of DATOpotamab-deruxtecan for Breast Cancer Brain metAstaSEs
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

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Visits:
At least 1 visit every 1-2 months

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06176261

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Phase II

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Sacituzumab Govitecan ADC and Trastuzumab Targeted Therapy for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer

A Single-arm Phase II Trial of SAcituzumab Govitecan and Trastuzumab for HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer After progrEssion on ENhertu (SATEEN)

Purpose: To study the safety, effects (good and bad), and anti-cancer activity of trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®, T-DXd) antibody drug conjugate (ADC) with trastuzumab (Herceptin®) anti-HER2 targeted therapy.

Who is this for?: People with advanced (some stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer who have received treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin®), trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®), and paclitaxel (Taxol®), nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane®), or docetaxel (Taxotere®). View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®, T-DXd), weekly, 2 weeks on, 1 week off</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®), by IV or injection, every 3 weeks</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">CT or MRI scans, every 2-3 months</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Heart scan, every 3-4 months</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®) is a type of targeted therapy called an 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> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">The antibody in sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®) targets TROP2 proteins. It delivers the chemotherapy irinotecan.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) is an anti-HER2 targeted therapy used to treat HER2+ breast cancer.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Herceptin® Hylecta is a form of trastuzumab that is given by injection instead of by IV.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A computed tomography (CT) scan produces body pictures created by x-ray energy.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">A magnetic resonance <span class="highlight">imaging</span> (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/NCT06100874' target='_blank'>ClinicalTrials.gov</a> </li></ul>
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Sacituzumab Govitecan ADC and Trastuzumab Targeted Therapy for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer

A Single-arm Phase II Trial of SAcituzumab Govitecan and Trastuzumab for HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer After progrEssion on ENhertu (SATEEN)
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Nearest Location:
2693 miles
Dana Farber Cancer Institite
Boston, MA

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Visits:
1 visit every 1-2 weeks

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ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT06100874

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Phase II

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MRI-Based <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Technique to Distinguish Recurrent Brain Metastases from Radiation Damage

Treatment Response Assessment Maps (TRAMs) in the Delineation of Radiation Necrosis From Tumor Progression After Stereotactic Radiation in Patients With Brain Metastases: A Prospective Study

Purpose: To study whether Treatment Response Assessment Maps, a brain <span class="highlight">imaging</span> technique, can help distinguish between a metastatic recurrence and tissue damage from prior radiation.

Who is this for?: People with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer that has spread to the brain (brain metastases). Participants must have had a metastatic recurrence at least 4 months after radiation to the same site in the brain and planning to undergo surgery. View full eligibility criteria

What's involved?

<p class="seamTextPara"> You will receive the following: </p> <ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain <span class="highlight">imaging</span> by MRI and Treatment Assessment Maps <i class="seamTextEmphasis">followed by</i></li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Brain surgery to remove suspected recurrence of brain metastasis</li></ul>

What's being studied?

<ul class="seamTextUnorderedList"> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">Treatment Response Assessment Maps is an MRI-based <span class="highlight">imaging</span> technique that may be able to distinguish recurrent brain metastases from radiation-damaged, but non-cancerous brain tissue.</li> <li class="seamTextUnorderedListItem">This technique may allow future patients to avoid unnecessary surgery.</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/NCT04033497' 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-Based <span class="highlight">Imaging</span> Technique to Distinguish Recurrent Brain Metastases from Radiation Damage

Treatment Response Assessment Maps (TRAMs) in the Delineation of Radiation Necrosis From Tumor Progression After Stereotactic Radiation in Patients With Brain Metastases: A Prospective Study
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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: NCT04033497

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Phase NA

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