CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2012-0823 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT01737671)
Title:Methotrexate Infusion into the Fourth Ventricle in Children with Malignant Fourth Ventricular Brain Tumors: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator:Soumen Khatua
Treatment Agent:Leucovorin; Methotrexate
Study Status:Closed
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if methotrexate infused
into the fourth ventricle of the brain can help to control brain tumors. The
safety of this drug will also be studied.

Methotrexate is designed to block cancer cells from dividing, which may slow or
stop their growth and spread throughout the body. This may cause the cancer
cells to die.

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Disease Group:Pediatrics
Phase of Study:N/A
Treatment Agents:Leucovorin
Methotrexate
Treatment Location:Both at MDACC & and Other Sites
Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:
Supported By:N/A
Return Visit:
Home Care:


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Physician Name:Soumen Khatua
Dept: Pediatrics
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-792-5235
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)


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