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Glioblastoma Multiforme Vaccine Trial: Vaccine trial for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, administered in conjunction with temozolomide and radiation therapy, which is the current, accepted standard of care.
Laparoscopic-assisted Versus Open Resection for Rectal Cancer: This study is comparing two types of surgery currently used for rectal cancer: laparoscopic-assisted rectal resection and open laparotomy rectal resection.
Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer: The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of two treatments that add another drug to the radiation and 5-FU when the 5-FU is given as capecitabine.
NSCLC Subject Treatment Study: This is a Phase II/III randomized trial of two doses of MK-3475 versus Docetaxel in previously treated subjects with NSCLC.
Pax Genes in Adult Primary Brain Tumor Study: Patients who are candidates for brain surgery during which brain tumor tissue will be taken out as part of the standard surgical procedure are invited to donate a portion of this tissue and medical information about themselves in order to allow physicians to study brain tumors.
Prostate Cancer Study: An investigational product will be used for the treatment of asymptomatic, metastatic, androgen independent prostate adenocarcinoma. The objective is to assess its safety and effectiveness in delaying progression of prostate cancer and delaying onset of disease-related pain.
Reduced Pain in Pediatric Patients Study: The purpose of this pilot study is to determine the role of acupuncture in the management of pain, nausea and vomiting in pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients at Rush.
Undetected BRCA Mutations in Patients with Breast and Other Cancers: The study aims to find out the genetic cause of cancer in patients who had commercial blood testing for cancer predisposition and it did not show a genetic abnormality that would explain their cancer.