Symptom Management & Cancer Control

Phase III Trial of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Versus Hippocampal-Avoidant Whole Brain Radiotherapy (HA-WBRT) for 10 or Fewer Brain Metastases From Small Cell Lung Cancer (NRG-CC009)

Testing if High Dose Radiation Only to the Sites of Brain Cancer Compared to Whole Brain Radiation That Avoids the Hippocampus is Better at Preventing Loss of Memory and Thinking Ability Overview This phase III trial compares the effect of stereotactic radiosurgery to standard of care memantine and whole brain radiation therapy that avoids the […]

Optimizing Endocrine Therapy Adherence Through Motivational Interviewing and Text Interventions (A191901 GETSET)

Additional Support Program Via Text Messaging and Telephone-Based Counseling for Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Hormonal Therapy Overview This phase III trial compares an additional support program (text message reminders and/or telephone-based counseling) with usual care in making sure breast cancer patients take their endocrine therapy medication as prescribed (medication adherence). Medication adherence is how well […]

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”

Cancer Moonshot Biobank Research Protocol Overview This trial collects multiple tissue and blood samples, along with medical information, from cancer patients. The “Cancer Moonshot Biobank” is a longitudinal study. This means it collects and stores samples and information over time, throughout the course of a patient’s cancer treatment. By looking at samples and information collected […]

A Study to Compare Two Surgical Procedures in Women With BRCA1 Mutations to Assess Reduced Risk of Ovarian Cancer (NRG-CC008, SOROCk)

A Non-Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial Comparing the Non-Inferiority of Salpingectomy to Salpingo-Oophorectomy to Reduce the Risk of Ovarian Cancer Among BRCA1 Carriers [SOROCk] Overview This trial studies how well two surgical procedures (bilateral salpingectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) work in reducing the risk of ovarian cancer for women with BRCA1 mutations. Bilateral salpingectomy involves the surgical […]

Wireless Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Phase II Clinical Trial (URCC 19085, TENS)

Testing the Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) on Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) Overview This phase II trial studies the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for the treatment of peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy, often called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Peripheral neuropathy refers to the conditions that result when nerves that carry […]

NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients, NCCAPS Study (NCICOVID, N-CCaPS)

NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (NCCAPS): A Longitudinal Natural History Study Overview This study collects blood samples, medical information, and medical images from patients who are being treated for cancer and have a positive test for┬áSARS CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes the disease called┬áCOVID-19. Collecting blood samples, medical information, and medical images may […]

Myopenia and Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Toxicity in Older Adults With Colorectal Cancer (WF1806)

Myopenia and Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Toxicity in Older Adults With Colorectal Cancer: The M&M Study Overview This study will examine the association between low muscle mass (myopenia) at diagnosis and chemotherapy toxicity in older adults with newly diagnosed advanced colorectal cancer. Key Inclusion Criteria For a patient to be eligible for participation in this study, […]

Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial of Bupropion For Cancer Related Fatigue (URCC 18007)

Bupropion in Reducing Cancer Related Fatigue in Stage I-III Breast Cancer Survivors Overview This phase III trial studies how well bupropion works in reducing cancer related fatigue in stage I-III breast cancer survivors. Bupropion is a drug that is used to treat depression, as well as to help people quit smoking. Cancer and its treatment […]

Influence of Primary Treatment for Prostate Cancer on Work Experience (PCW) (Wake Forest 1802)

Effect of Treatment on Work Experience in Patients With Stage I-III Prostate Cancer Overview This observational, longitudinal study will recruit approximately 220 patients through the Wake Forest National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base (WF NCORP RB). The recruitment goal will be to have 160 participants who complete the interviewer-administered Structured Questionnaire […]

All Disease Sites; Health Disparities (DCP-001)

Use of a clinical trial screening tool to address cancer health disparities in the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Overview A clinical trial screening tool protocol has been developed to facilitate the formulation of research questions; particularly those evaluating factors related to populations that are underrepresented in clinical trials, and address cancer care disparities. […]

Netupitant/Palonosetron Hydrochloride and Dexamethasone With or Without Prochlorperazine or Olanzapine in Improving Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Patients With Breast Cancer (URCC 16070)

Treatment of Refractory Nausea Overview This randomized phase III trial studies how well netupitant/palonosetron hydrochloride and dexamethasone with prochlorperazine or olanzapine work compared to netupitant/palonosetron hydrochloride and dexamethasone in improving chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with breast cancer. Antiemetic drugs, such as prochlorperazine and olanzapine, may help lessen nausea and vomiting in patients with […]

Treatment Effects on Development of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients With Cancer (S1714)

A Prospective Observational Cohort Study to Develop a Predictive Model of Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Cancer Patients Overview This trial studies treatment effects on development of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in patients with cancer. Treatments for cancer can cause a problem to the nervous system (called peripheral neuropathy) that can lead to tingling or less feeling […]

The National Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Study (NHLBI-MDS)

The National Myelodysplastic Syndromes Natural History Study Overview Multi-center study enrolling patients suspected or newly diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN) overlap disorder, or idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS). Participants will be followed long term. Clinical data, blood, and tissue samples will be collected to establish a biorepository to facilitate the […]

Digital Tomosynthesis Mammography and Digital Mammography in Screening Patients for Breast Cancer (EA1151)

Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) Overview This randomized phase III trial studies digital tomosynthesis mammography and digital mammography in screening patients for breast cancer. Screening for breast cancer with tomosynthesis mammography may be superior to digital mammography for breast cancer screening and may help reduce the need for additional imaging or treatment. Key Inclusion […]