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Status: RecruitingPhase: Phase 2Diagnosis: Brain/Neuro Cancer: Recurrent GlioblastomaNCT ID: NCT01814813
(View complete trial on ClinicalTrials.gov)
DFCI Protocol ID: 13-533
This randomized phase II trial studies how well giving vaccine therapy with or without bevacizumab works in treating patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme that can be removed by surgery. Vaccines consisting of heat shock protein-peptide complexes made from a person's own tumor tissue may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells that may remain after surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, can block tumor growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others find tumor cells and help kill them. It is not yet known whether giving vaccine therapy is more effective with or without bevacizumab in treating glioblastoma multiforme.
Conducting Institutions: Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Overall PI: William Curry, MD,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Contacts: Massachusetts General Hospital:
Cancer Trials Call Center, 877-789-6100