Hepatocellular Carcinoma Clinical Trials

Browse current & upcoming clinical research / studies on Hepatocellular Carcinoma. There are a total of 381 clinical trials for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in 41 countries with 33 trials currently in the United States. 125 are either active and/or recruiting patients or have not yet been completed. Click the title of each study to get the complete details on eligibility, location & other facts about the study.

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Determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments.
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Address health issues in large groups of people or populations in natural settings.
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March 2015 - December 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine whether genetic markers unique to liver cancer are present and to assess usefulness as a diagnostic tool.
Sponsor: Baylor Research Institute
Study type: Observational
March 2015 - January 2017
This phase II study is to evaluate the effectiveness of hypofractionated proton beam therapy (PBT) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma patients in hepatitis B endemic area.
Sponsor: National Cancer Center, Korea
Study type: Interventional
March 2015 - March 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine whether autologous T cells bearing chimeric antigen receptor that can specifically recognize glypican-3 (GPC3) is safe and effective for patients with relapsed or refractory hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Sponsor: RenJi Hospital
Study type: Interventional
February 2015 -
This is an open label, multi-center, phase II study of BBI503 administered to adult patients with advanced hepatobiliary cancer who have exhausted all currently approved standard anti-cancer treatment options. BBI503 will be administered orally, daily, in continuous 28-day cycles at a dose of 300 mg once daily. Cycles will be repeated until patients are no longer clinically benefiting from therapy. Safety, efficacy and tolerability of BBI503 will be assessed for the duration of study treatment.
Sponsor: Boston Biomedical, Inc
Study type: Interventional
February 2015 - February 2020
The purpose of this study is: - to investigate the risk factors of HCC among Americans with focus on lifestyle factors and energy balance. - to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and haplotypes that are associated with HCC risk through a genome-wide search. - to assess if genetic susceptibility differs by hepatitis virus infection or lifestyle factors, and to explore if there are interplays or effect modifications between genetic factors and viral infection or lifestyle factors.
Sponsor: Stanford University
Study type: Observational
February 2015 -
This is an open-label, multicenter, phase 1 study of BBI608 in combination with Sorafenib. This study population is adult Japanese patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in Sorafenib combination therapy.
Sponsor: Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
Study type: Interventional
January 2015 - December 2020
Metformin treatment during 36 months could be associated with decreased risk of HCC occurrence and liver related death in patients with compensated HCV cirrhosis and insulinoresistance. This study is an ancillary of the observational study from the CIRVIR cohort in which more than 1200 patients with compensated HCV cirrhosis are currently included. participating centers : 26
Sponsor: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Study type: Interventional
December 2014 - December 2016
The primary objective of this phase I dose escalation study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose of TH-302 when administered with doxorubicin via trans-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who are not transplant candidates and have unresectable disease. HCC is the second leading cause of worldwide cancer death and is generally incurable without liver transplant. TACE can convert about 40% of these patients to transplant candidates. Additionally, in non-transplant HCC patients, TACE confers statistical improvements in overall survival. Selective HCC arterial catheterization during TACE allows for the delivery of concentrated drugs to the liver tumor but the optimal TACE chemotherapy regimen has not yet been determined. TH-302 is a hypoxia inducible agent that can be activated in the hypoxic environment induced by TACE.
Sponsor: Scripps Clinic Cancer Center
Study type: Interventional
December 2014 -
This is an open label, three-arm, phase 1 dose escalation study and phase 2 study of BBI608 in combination with sorafenib, or BBI503 in combination with sorafenib. The study population is adult patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who have not received systemic chemotherapy.
Sponsor: Boston Biomedical, Inc
Study type: Interventional
December 2014 - December 2016
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of the investigational anticancer drug DCR-MYC. DCR-MYC is a novel synthetic double-stranded RNA in a stable lipid particle suspension that targets the oncogene MYC. MYC oncogene activation is important to the growth of many hematologic and solid tumor malignancies. In this study the Sponsor proposes to study DCR-MYC and its ability to inhibit MYC and thereby inhibit cancer cell growth.
Sponsor: Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study type: Interventional
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