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Neurofibromatosis clinical trials at University of California Health

10 in progress, 5 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of the Drugs Selumetinib Versus Carboplatin/Vincristine in Patients With Neurofibromatosis and Low-Grade Glioma

    open to eligible people ages 2-21

    This phase III trial studies if selumetinib works just as well as the standard treatment with carboplatin/vincristine (CV) for subjects with NF1-associated low grade glioma (LGG), and to see if selumetinib is better than CV in improving vision in subjects with LGG of the optic pathway (vision nerves). Selumetinib is a drug that works by blocking some enzymes that low-grade glioma tumor cells need for their growth. This results in killing tumor cells. Drugs used as chemotherapy, such as carboplatin and vincristine, 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. It is not yet known whether selumetinib works better in treating patients with NF1-associated low-grade glioma compared to standard therapy with carboplatin and vincristine.

    at UCSF

  • Evaluating Genetic Modifiers of Cutaneous Neurofibromas in Adults With Neurofibromatosis Type 1

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    The main goal of this protocol is to develop a well-phenotyped genetic biobank to identify genetic variants associated with the heterogeneous clinical presentations of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1). This will allow for improve understanding of NF1 pathogenesis and more personalized disease management. The investigators will conduct a GWAS analysis to identify common genetic risk variants associated with the development of cutaneous neurofibromas.

    at UCSF

  • Innovative Trial for Understanding the Impact of Targeted Therapies in NF2

    open to eligible people ages 12 years and up

    This is a multi-arm phase II platform-basket screening study designed to test multiple experimental therapies simultaneously in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) with associated progressive tumors of vestibular schwannomas (VS), non-vestibular schwannomas (non-VS), meningiomas, and ependymomas. This Master Study is being conducted as a "basket" study that may allow people with multiple tumor types associated with NF2 to receive new drugs throughout this study. Embedded within the Master Study are individual drug substudies. - Investigational Drug Sub-study A: Brigatinib

    at UCLA

  • Join A Study of an Experimental New Drug for Neurofibromatosis

    open to eligible people ages 2 years and up

    This study evaluates mirdametinib (PD-0325901) in the treatment of symptomatic inoperable neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1)-associated plexiform neurofibromas (PNs). All participants will receive mirdametinib (PD-0325901).

    at UC Davis UC Irvine UCLA

  • Trametinib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    open to eligible people ages 1 month to 21 years

    This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia that has come back (relapsed) or does not respond to treatment (refractory). Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UCSF

  • Low-Dose or High-Dose Lenalidomide in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent, Refractory, or Progressive Pilocytic Astrocytoma or Optic Pathway Glioma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well low-dose lenalidomide works compared with high-dose lenalidomide in treating younger patients with juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas or optic nerve pathway gliomas that have come back (recurrent), have not responded to treatment (refractory), or are growing, spreading, or getting worse (progressive). Lenalidomide is classified as an immunomodulatory drug as it boosts the immune system. It has other potential anti-tumor effects, for example, it may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking blood flow to the tumor. It is not yet known whether low-dose lenalidomide is more or less effective than high-dose lenalidomide in treating patients with juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas or optic nerve pathway gliomas.

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Crizotinib for Children and Adults With Neurofibromatosis Type 2 and Progressive Vestibular Schwannomas

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Subjects with Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) and progressive vestibular schwannoma (VS) will be treated with crizotinib administered orally. Crizotinib will be taken continuously until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity, in continuous treatment cycles of 28 days each, for a maximum of 12 cycles.

    at UCLA

  • Phase II Study of Binimetinib in Children and Adults With NF1 Plexiform Neurofibromas

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a phase II open label study that will evaluate children ≥ 1 year of age and adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and plexiform neurofibromas treated with the MEK inhibitor, binimetinib. The primary objective is to determine if there is an adequate level of disease responsiveness to binimetinib in children and adults with NF1 and inoperable plexiform neurofibromas. The objective response to binimetinib is defined as ≥ 20% decrease in tumor volume reduction by 12 courses.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • Selumetinib in Treating Young Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Low Grade Glioma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of selumetinib and how well it works in treating or re-treating young patients with low grade glioma that has come back (recurrent) or does not respond to treatment (refractory). Selumetinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UCSF

  • Study of RAD001 for Treatment of NF2-related Vestibular Schwannoma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the study is to determine if RAD001 treatment will shrink or slow the growth of the vestibular schwannoma(s) in Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) patients. Secondary objectives include determining if RAD001 treatment will improve hearing ability in NF2 patients. RAD001 is an oral drug that is approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for other types of tumors, it is not approved by the FDA for treatment of NF2 related tumors.

    at UCLA

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