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Lower-Dose Chemoradiation in Treating Patients with Early-Stage Anal Cancer, the DECREASE Study

Rectal

This phase II trial studies how well lower-dose chemotherapy plus radiation (chemoradiation) therapy works in comparison to standard-dose chemoradiation in treating patients with early-stage anal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as mitomycin, fluorouracil, and capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving chemotherapy with radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells. This study may help doctors find out if lower-dose chemoradiation is as effective and has fewer side effects than standard-dose chemoradiation, which is the usual approach for treatment of this cancer type.
Rectal
II
Eng, Cathy
NCT04166318
ECOGGIEA2182

Aspirin in Preventing Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Colorectal Adenoma

Multiple Cancer Types

This phase IIa trial studies how well aspirin works in preventing colorectal cancer in patients with colorectal adenoma. Aspirin may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.
Colon, Rectal
II
Dai, Qi
NCT02965703
VICCGI17105

Nashville Biosciences Blood Sample Collection Study

Multiple Cancer Types

Colon, Liver, Lung, Non Small Cell, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Rectal
N/A
Bernard, Gordon
VICCMD18123

11C-Glutamine and 18F-FSPG PET Imaging in Diagnosing Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Multiple Cancer Types

The clinical trial studies how well 11C-glutamine and 18F-FSPG positron emission tomography (PET) imaging works in detecting tumors in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer compared to standard imaging methods such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scanning.
Colon, Rectal
N/A
Manning, Henry
NCT03275974
VICCGI1781

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