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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Breast Cancer or Brain Metastases
and you are
over 18
years old
This is an early phase trial to determine
the dosage and safety of the new treatment.
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The purpose

Sorafenib is a new type of anti-cancer drug. It belongs to a new class of medications known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Sorafenib is thought to work against cancer in many ways. It helps decrease blood supply to the tumor. It also blocks some proteins that help the tumor cells to grow." Sorafenib is approved by the Food and Drug administration (FDA) for treatment for other cancers like liver and kidney cancer. Sorafenib has also been studied in the treatment of breast cancer that has spread but is not specifically approved for the treatment of breast cancer. It has been studied both as a single agent and also in combination with other anti-cancer therapies for breast cancer. In laboratory models and in some patients with other cancers, sorafenib has been studied in tumors in the brain. In this study, sorafenib will be given together with whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT). Overall this research study is designed to answer 2 main questions: 1. What dose of sorafenib should be used together with WBRT? 2. What are the side effects of sorafenib and WBRT when given together?

Provided treatments

  • Radiation: Whole Brain Radiotherapy (WBRT)
  • Drug: Sorafenib

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01724606. The sponsor of the trial is Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and it is looking for 21 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Whole Brain Radiotherapy (WBRT) With Sorafenib for Breast Cancer Brain Metastases (BCBM): A Phase I Study