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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Pancreatic Cancer
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
This is a second phase trial assessing
efficacy and side effects of the new treatment.
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The purpose

This is non-randomized phase 2 study to evaluate toxicity and efficacy of valproic acid (VA) with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) containing weekly gemcitabine in patients with unresectable locally advanced pancreatic cancer (ULAPC). All patients will be planned for three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3-DCRT). A total dose of 54 Gy will be delivered using 2 Gy daily fractions given over 5 days a week.Intravenous (i.v.) chemotherapy (ChT) with gemcitabine 300 mg/m2 will be started at the first day of 3-DCRT.Total 5-6 weekly doses of i.v. ChT will be planned.VA will be administered orally in daily dose of 800 mg. Treatment with VA will be commenced at the first day and will be terminated at last day of RT.The patients will be followed till disease progression or death.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Valproic acid

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01333631. The sponsor of the trial is Soroka University Medical Center and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Valproic Acid in Combination With Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Using Gemcitabine for Unresectable Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer