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NCT ID: NCT03163992 Not yet recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pembrolizumab in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma as Second-line Treatment After Failure of Sorafenib

Start date: July 2017
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

This is a single-arm, single-center, open-label trial of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in subjects with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma as second-line treatment after failure of sorafenib. Approximately 60 subjects will be enrollment to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab. Enrollment will begin with all subjects without regard for PD-L1 expression status. An evaluable specimen for PD-L1 status must be available and confirmed prior to enrollment. All study subjects will be evaluated every 6 weeks (+/- 7 days) following the date of IP drug adminstration for the first 12 months and every 12 weeks (+/- 7 days) thereafter until progression of disease is documented with radiologic imaging (computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging). The primary efficacy endpoint is ORR (objective response rate) per RECIST 1.1.

NCT ID: NCT03162198 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Frequency of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) and Amount of Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in Cirrhotic Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

Start date: May 1, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

All consecutive patients with liver cirrhosis, with clinical and imaging features suggestive of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) attending the Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) from February 2017 to December 2018 will be evaluated for inclusion.Based on the previous years data of HCC patients admitted to ILBS. Cirrhotic patients aged 18-70 years, with HCC proven by typical radiological features of arterial enhancement and delayed wash-out, on one or both of dynamic Computerized Tomographic or dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), as per updated American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) guidelines (details in appendix1). Age and gender matched patients with cirrhosis, but without HCC, seen during the same study period will serve as controls. Patient characteristics, etiology of cirrhosis, and liver function parameters will be noted. Investigator will stage the included patients as per the Barcelona Cancer of Liver Cancer (BCLC) criteria (details in appendix1). Investigator will then estimate Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) and cfDNA in peripheral blood samples of the patients and controls.

NCT ID: NCT03158818 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Zambia

Start date: August 23, 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is a common condition in Zambia. Among Zambian blood donors, up to 8% are chronically infected with HBV. Despite the burden, awareness of HBV is low in Zambia and the Ministry of Health is in early stages of development of guidelines for HBV screening, treatment, and prevention. The purpose of this clinical cohort study is to characterize the clinical features of chronic HBV infection at UTH and describe treatment and care outcomes. The investigators will enroll 500 adults and follow the cohort for up to 5 years to assess short and long-term viral, serologic, and liver outcomes such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.

NCT ID: NCT03156582 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Impacts of the α-fetoprotein (AFP) Score in Real Life for Patient Selection for Liver Transplantation (LT) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

Impact AFP
Start date: April 1, 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

This is a French multicentric retrospective study on intention-to-treat comparing results of LT for HCC before and after the use of the AFP score. The investigators hypothesis is a better respect of the Biomedicine Agency (the French national transplantation agency) criteria since the general application of this score in March 2013. The aim of this study is to determine if the tumoral characteristics at the time of LT are improved and if it modified the patients'outcome.

NCT ID: NCT03146234 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

CAR-GPC3 T Cells in Patients With Refractory Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Start date: March 17, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

This study is designed to determine the safety and efficacy of CAR-GPC3 T cells in patients with relapsed or refractory hepatocellular carcinoma. Single or multiple doses of GPC3-targeted CAR T cells will be given to subjects with unmet medical needs for which there are no effective therapies known at this time.

NCT ID: NCT03140332 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Contribution of the Perfusion Scanner in the Prediction of the Tumor Control of Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treated With Sorafenib.

Start date: October 21, 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a hypervascular tumor. The reference treatment of advanced forms of stage C according to the Barcelona classification (BCLC C) is sorafenib, a multi-target tyrosine kinase inhibitor with predominant anti-angiogenic action. In order not to underestimate the efficacy of sorafenib, scannographic evaluation of the tumor response should be performed with mRECIST criteria that are significantly better correlated with survival. These criteria take into account the tumor size and also the modification of the tumor contrast enhancement after anti-angiogenic treatment. It seems appropriate to evaluate tumor control rather than tumor response since sorafenib is more stable than tumor response. This evaluation will be made according to the mRECIST criteria after 3 months of treatment since the progression-free survival is of the order of 3 to 4 months. The determination of early predictive criteria for the response to sorafenib would optimize the management of advanced HCCs. Indeed, sorafenib only improves overall survival by 3 months in selected patients, and with undesirable effects and a significant cost. Predictive biological criteria have already been studied, such as alpha foeto-protein (AFP), whose early decrease with sorafenib is associated with better overall survival. The same applies to the early reduction at 4-6 weeks of tumor arterial contrast according to mRECIST criteria. The perfusion scanner appears to be an accessible and reproducible choice imaging technique for assessing tumor vasculature. In metastatic kidney cancers, it was demonstrated that some criteria for tumor perfusion prior to treatment with sorafenib were predictive of better control of the disease and even a better tumor response according to the RECIST 1.1 criteria. The determination of pre-therapeutic tumor perfusion criteria in order to predict tumor control or even overall survival has never been studied in advanced CHCs. On the other hand, an early variation in the criteria for tumor perfusion under treatment would tend to be correlated with the tumor response and even with overall progression-free survival. Therefore, the study of tumor vascularization by the perfusion scanner could make it possible to demonstrate early predictive criteria for tumor control under sorafenib in order to optimize the management of patients with advanced HCC.

NCT ID: NCT03138044 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Combined Ipsilateral Liver Lobe Devascularization and Alcohol Treatment of the Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Start date: May 1, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Assessment of the long-term outcome of combined ipsilateral liver lobe devascularization (ILAD) and alcohol injection of the large hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): single center non-randomized trial.

NCT ID: NCT03129685 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ipsilateral Liver Lobe Devascularization of the Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Start date: April 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Assessment of short-term outcomes of ipsilateral lobe arterial devascularization of the large hepatocellular carcinoma: single center non-randomized trial.

NCT ID: NCT03124498 Not yet recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

A Study to Evaluate Autologous CIK Cells in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma After TACE, PEIT or RFA

Start date: November 2017
Phase: Phase 1/Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

A Phase I/II, Open Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Cytokine-Induced Killer (CIK) Cell for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) after Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE), Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy (PEIT) or RadioFrequency Ablation (RFA) Therapy.

NCT ID: NCT03116984 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

A Study of Comparison of TACE Combination With and Without EBRT for Advanced HCC

Start date: May 1, 2017
Phase: Phase 3
Study type: Interventional

This clinical trial is a prospective, randomized, controlled and multicenter study.And the trial is going to enroll better control intrahepatic tumors for hepatocellular carcinoma(HCC) patients who meet the inclusion criterion.The patients were divided into two groups, the group A by TACE and the other group B by external- beam radiotherapy(EBRT) after 2 times TACE. Then the therapeutic effects and toxicities of TACE and EBRT are evaluated during the follow-up period. The study design plans to enroll 300 patients, and each group includes 150 cases.