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Covered Metal Stents versus Uncovered Metal Stents for the Treatment of Jaundice due to Pancreatic Cancer, Cholangiocarcinoma, or Other Metastatic Malignancies

Multiple Cancer Types

This trial studies how well covered metal stents versus uncovered metal stents work in treating patients with jaundice due to pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct), or other malignancies that have spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Jaundice can make the skin and urine appear very yellow and cause itching throughout the body. Pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, or other metastatic malignancies can cause jaundice by blocking the bile duct. The bile duct is a tube-like structure that drains the liver. To maintain an opening in the bile duct, a stent is placed. Uncovered self-expanding metal biliary stents have a bare metal scaffold that the tissue tends to grow into and thus blocks the stent from draining, while covered self-expanding metal biliary stents have a polyurethane coating that may prevent the tissue from growing into the stent and thus blocking the stent. It is not yet known whether covered or uncovered metal stents may work better in treating patients with jaundice.
Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic
N/A
Yachimski, Patrick
NCT01905384
VICCGI1984

Early Palliative Care in Improving Recovery and Quality of Life in Patients with Cancer Undergoing Abdominal Surgery, the SCOPE Trial

Multiple Cancer Types

This trial studies early palliative care in improving recovery and quality of life in patients with cancer undergoing abdominal surgery. Frequently people diagnosed with cancer experience physical and emotional symptoms during the course of their disease. Introduction to a team of clinicians that specialize in the lessening of many of these distressing symptoms may improve overall care. This team of clinicians is called the palliative care team and they focus on ways to improve pain and other symptom management (i.e. shortness of breath, fatigue, anxiety, etc.) and to assist patients and their families in coping with the emotional, social, and spiritual issues associated with a cancer diagnosis. This study is being done to see if receiving palliative care earlier is more useful compared to receiving palliative care late in the course of illness.
Bladder, Colon, Gastrointestinal, Gynecologic, Liver, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Supportive Care, Urologic
N/A
Shinall, Ricky
NCT03436290
VICCSUPP1971

WAPPS- Hemo (Web Accessible Population Pharmacokinetics Service - Hemophilia)
Protocol ? Phase 2: Testing and Validation

Not Available
II
Wheeler, Allison
NCT02061072
VICCNCBH1824

Islet Cell and ST2 Axis Dysregulation in Post-Transplant Diabetes Mellitus

Not Available
N/A
Engelhardt, Brian
NCT03415139
VICCBMT1836

The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
N/A
Warner, Jeremy
NCT04354701
VICCMD2032

The Comparison of Intravesical Therapy and Surgery as Treatment Options (CISTO) for Bladder Cancer Study.

Bladder

Bladder
N/A
Scarpato, Kristen
NCT03933826
VICCURO19105

Inherited CAncer REgistry (ICARE) Initiative

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
N/A
Pal, Tuya
NCT03231891
VICCMD1712

Repository for National Donor Program (NMDP) Research Blood Samples.

Hematologic

Hematologic
N/A
Kassim, Adetola
NMDPBMT0346

REACH (Research, Education, Advocacy, Clinical Care and Health) for Survivorship Program: Long Term Effects for Survivors of Cancer

Multiple Cancer Types

Miscellaneous, Pediatrics
N/A
Esbenshade, Adam
VICCPED0710

Hematologic Malignancy Tumor Bank

Multiple Cancer Types

Hematologic, Leukemia, Lymphoma
N/A
Seegmiller, Adam
VICCHEM1217

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