MDACC Study No:2012-0471 ( NCT No: NCT01709292)
Title:Pharmacodynamic study of vemurafenib in the neoadjuvant setting in patients with locally advanced thyroid cancer
Principal Investigator:Maria E. Cabanillas
Treatment Agent:Vemurafenib
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this screening portion of this clinical research study is to test
tumor samples for a genetic change called the BRAF mutation. If you are found
to have this mutation, you may be able to participate in the main part of this
study. If you do not have the BRAF mutation, your study doctor will discuss
other options with you.
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Disease Group:Thyroid
Phase of Study:Phase II
Treatment Agents:Vemurafenib
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
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Supported By:Genentech
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Physician Name:Maria E. Cabanillas
Dept:Endocrine Neoplasia & Hormonal Disorders
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-563-0764
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)

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