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Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Ganitumab in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma

Complete title: AEWS1221, Randomized Phase II Trial Evaluating the Addition of the IGF-1R Monoclonal Antibody Ganitumab (AMG 479, NSC# 750008, IND# 120449) to Multiagent Chemotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma

Research Study Number AEWS1221
Principal Investigator Doug Hawkins, MD
Phase II

Research Study Description

This randomized phase II trial studies how well combination chemotherapy with or without ganitumab works in treating patients with newly diagnosed Ewing sarcoma that has spread to other parts of the body. Monoclonal antibodies, such as ganitumab, may block tumor growth in different ways by targeting certain cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as vincristine sulfate, doxorubicin hydrochloride, cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, and etoposide, 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 combination chemotherapy is more effective with or without ganitumab in treating patients with newly diagnosed Ewing sarcoma.

Eligibility Criteria (must meet the following to participate in this study)

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Other eligibility criteria may apply.

Research Study Number AEWS1221
Contact Advanced Therapeutics Study Line
Telephone 206/987-2553

Keywords: Pediatric Cancers, Miscellaneous; Sarcoma; Solid Tumors; Sarcoma, Ewing; Immunotherapy

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