MDACC Study No:2008-0378 ( NCT No: NCT00936936)
Title:High-dose chemotherapy for poor-prognosis relapsed germ-cell tumors
Principal Investigator:Yago Nieto
Treatment Agent:Carboplatin; Docetaxel; Etoposide; Gemcitabine; Ifosfamide; Melphalan
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if 2 cycles of high-dose
chemotherapy can help to control germ-cell tumors. The first cycle of
chemotherapy will include the drugs gemcitabine, docetaxel, melphalan, and
carboplatin. The second cycle of chemotherapy will include the drugs
ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide. The safety of these drug combinations
will also be studied.
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Disease Group:Testis
Phase of Study:Phase II
Treatment Agents:Carboplatin
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:Three to four weeks, to be repeated in a second cycle
Supported By:N/A
Return Visit:About 1 month, 100 days, 6 months and 1 year after your second stem cell
transplant. Further evaluations can be done by primary care provider.
Home Care:No home treatment required

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Physician Name:Yago Nieto
Dept:Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-792-8750
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)

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