Gastrointestinal Cancer Research

Gastrointestinal Cancer Research

Research into gastrointestinal cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by our dedicated gastrointestinal cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.

Clinical Trials

Communication Preferences Related to Over Screening for Cancer Among Older Adults
FORCE: Focus on Reducing Dose-Limiting Toxicities in Colon Cancer with Resistance Exercise
Extracellular Vesicles as Biomarkers for Early Detection of Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma
CHARM II: Chemotherapy for Ablation and Resolution of Mucinous Pancreatic Cysts: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, multi-center clinical trial
A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Response and Tolerability of Verzenio(Abemaciclib) in Patients with Advanced Biliary Tract Carcinoma who have Failed Prior Chemotherapy
A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Nanoliposomal Irinotecan in Combination with Oxaliplatin, Leucovorin, and 5-Fuorouracil for Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Carcinoma: Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium BTCRC-GI15-067
Physical Activity Training in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: A Feasibility Study
Micro/nano technology for extracellular vesicle isolation and towards non-invasive pancreatic cancer diagnosis
Self-sampling for cancer tests among women in PA: Focus groups
A Phase III Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blinded, Active-controlled, Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) with Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Combination with Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) Versus TACE in Participants with Incurable/Non-metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma (MK-7902-012)(LEAP-012)
A Phase I/II Multiple Expansion Cohort Trial of MRTX849 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors with KRAS G12C mutation (MRT849-001)
Diminish Chemotherapy Related Side Effects through Patient Education
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (N-CCaPS): A Longitudinal Natural History Study
Accuracy of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) post transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE)
Pathologic Study of Neuroendocrine Tumors in the Digestive System
Pathological Study of Pancreaticobiliary Tumors
Complications from Major Abdominal Cancer Surgery & Their Effect on Cancer-Specific Outcomes
Frailty Assessment vs. Short Physical Performance Battery in Post-Operative Major Abdominal Surgery
New Tumor Markers for Pancreatic Cancer in Blood
Research into gastrointestinal cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by our dedicated gastrointestinal cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.
Communication Preferences Related to Over Screening for Cancer Among Older Adults
FORCE: Focus on Reducing Dose-Limiting Toxicities in Colon Cancer with Resistance Exercise
Extracellular Vesicles as Biomarkers for Early Detection of Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma
CHARM II: Chemotherapy for Ablation and Resolution of Mucinous Pancreatic Cysts: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, multi-center clinical trial
A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Response and Tolerability of Verzenio(Abemaciclib) in Patients with Advanced Biliary Tract Carcinoma who have Failed Prior Chemotherapy
A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Nanoliposomal Irinotecan in Combination with Oxaliplatin, Leucovorin, and 5-Fuorouracil for Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Carcinoma: Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium BTCRC-GI15-067
Physical Activity Training in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: A Feasibility Study
Micro/nano technology for extracellular vesicle isolation and towards non-invasive pancreatic cancer diagnosis
Self-sampling for cancer tests among women in PA: Focus groups
A Phase III Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blinded, Active-controlled, Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) with Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Combination with Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) Versus TACE in Participants with Incurable/Non-metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma (MK-7902-012)(LEAP-012)
A Phase I/II Multiple Expansion Cohort Trial of MRTX849 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors with KRAS G12C mutation (MRT849-001)
Diminish Chemotherapy Related Side Effects through Patient Education
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (N-CCaPS): A Longitudinal Natural History Study
Accuracy of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) post transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE)
Pathologic Study of Neuroendocrine Tumors in the Digestive System
Pathological Study of Pancreaticobiliary Tumors
Complications from Major Abdominal Cancer Surgery & Their Effect on Cancer-Specific Outcomes
Frailty Assessment vs. Short Physical Performance Battery in Post-Operative Major Abdominal Surgery
New Tumor Markers for Pancreatic Cancer in Blood

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