Sarcoma Research

Sarcoma Research

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

Clinical Trials

Blood and Bone Marrow Sampling for Tissue Banking
A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Research Specimens including Rare Pediatric Tumors.
Protocol for the Enrollment on the Official COG Registry, the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN)
A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Ewing Sarcoma Specimens
Umbrella Long-term Follow-up Protocol
A COG Protocol for Collecting and Banking Osteosarcoma Specimens
Renal Tumor Classification, Biology, and Banking Study
A COG Soft Tissue Sarcoma Biology and Banking Protocol
The Collection of Blood, Tissue and Phenotypic Data in Patients Diagnosed with Skin Cancers and Subsequent Metastases for Inclusion in a Repository and Use in Outcome Studies
A Phase II Study of Pazopanib (GW786034, NSC# 737754) in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Refractory Solid Tumors
Pazopanib Neoadjuvant Trial in Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas (PAZNTIS): A Phase II/III Randomized Trial of Preoperative Chemoradiation or Preoperative Radiation Plus or Minus Pazopanib
Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating the Addition of the IGF-1R Monoclonal Antibody Ganitumab (AMG 479, NSC# 750008, IND# 120449) to Multiagent Chemotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma
A Phase I/II, Multicenter, Open-Label, Dose Escalation Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Cobimetinib in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Previously Treated Solid Tumors
The Project: Every Child Protocol: A Registry, Eligibility Screening, Biology and Outcome Study
Protocol for a Research Sample Repository for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Protocol for a Research Database for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, other Cellular Therapies and Marrow Toxic Injuries.

Disease Team Members

First Name Last Name Title Role
Joseph Drabick, MD, FACP Joseph Drabick MD, FACP View Profile
Edward Fox, MD Edward Fox MD View Profile
Harold Harvey, MD Harold Harvey MD View Profile
Timothy Johnson, MD Timothy Johnson MD View Profile
Heath Mackley, MD, FACRO Heath Mackley MD, FACRO View Profile
Rogerio Neves, MD, PhD Rogerio Neves MD, PhD View Profile
Colette R. Pameijer, MD Colette R. Pameijer MD View Profile
Cristina Truica, MD Cristina Truica MD View Profile
Nicholas Zaorsky, MD Nicholas Zaorsky MD View Profile
Research into sarcoma at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by a dedicated sarcoma team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.
Blood and Bone Marrow Sampling for Tissue Banking
A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Research Specimens including Rare Pediatric Tumors.
Protocol for the Enrollment on the Official COG Registry, the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN)
A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Ewing Sarcoma Specimens
Umbrella Long-term Follow-up Protocol
A COG Protocol for Collecting and Banking Osteosarcoma Specimens
Renal Tumor Classification, Biology, and Banking Study
A COG Soft Tissue Sarcoma Biology and Banking Protocol
The Collection of Blood, Tissue and Phenotypic Data in Patients Diagnosed with Skin Cancers and Subsequent Metastases for Inclusion in a Repository and Use in Outcome Studies
A Phase II Study of Pazopanib (GW786034, NSC# 737754) in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Refractory Solid Tumors
Pazopanib Neoadjuvant Trial in Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas (PAZNTIS): A Phase II/III Randomized Trial of Preoperative Chemoradiation or Preoperative Radiation Plus or Minus Pazopanib
Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating the Addition of the IGF-1R Monoclonal Antibody Ganitumab (AMG 479, NSC# 750008, IND# 120449) to Multiagent Chemotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma
A Phase I/II, Multicenter, Open-Label, Dose Escalation Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Cobimetinib in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Previously Treated Solid Tumors
The Project: Every Child Protocol: A Registry, Eligibility Screening, Biology and Outcome Study
Protocol for a Research Sample Repository for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Protocol for a Research Database for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, other Cellular Therapies and Marrow Toxic Injuries.
First Name Last Name Title Role
Joseph Drabick, MD, FACP Joseph Drabick MD, FACP View Profile
Edward Fox, MD Edward Fox MD View Profile
Harold Harvey, MD Harold Harvey MD View Profile
Timothy Johnson, MD Timothy Johnson MD View Profile
Heath Mackley, MD, FACRO Heath Mackley MD, FACRO View Profile
Rogerio Neves, MD, PhD Rogerio Neves MD, PhD View Profile
Colette R. Pameijer, MD Colette R. Pameijer MD View Profile
Cristina Truica, MD Cristina Truica MD View Profile
Nicholas Zaorsky, MD Nicholas Zaorsky MD View Profile

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