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Leveraging Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring to Reduce Drinking Among DWI Defendants
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Drunk Driving
The current study will evaluate the efficacy of contingency management (i.e., reinforcement for avoiding heavy drinking) among adults arrested for drunk driving and who are at risk for ongoing heavy drinking. expand

The current study will evaluate the efficacy of contingency management (i.e., reinforcement for avoiding heavy drinking) among adults arrested for drunk driving and who are at risk for ongoing heavy drinking.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2017

open study

Assessment of the Safety, Tolerability, and Effectiveness of Rifapentine Given Daily for LTBI
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Latent Tuberculosis
This study is conducted to compare the safety and effectiveness of a novel short 6-week regimen of daily rifapentine (6wP, experimental arm) with a comparator arm of 12-16 weeks of rifamycin-based treatment (standard of care, control arm) of latent M. tuberculosis infection (LTBI).... expand

This study is conducted to compare the safety and effectiveness of a novel short 6-week regimen of daily rifapentine (6wP, experimental arm) with a comparator arm of 12-16 weeks of rifamycin-based treatment (standard of care, control arm) of latent M. tuberculosis infection (LTBI). This trial is conducted among persons who are at increased risk of progression to tuberculosis (TB) and require treatment of LTBI. The study will be conducted in the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries with low to moderate TB incidence (< 100 TB cases per 100,000 population) that have treatment of LTBI as their standard of care and offer 12-16 week rifamycin-based therapy as standard of care. The hypothesis of this study is that the safety and effectiveness of the experimental treatment (6wP arm) is non-inferior to a comparator arm of 12-16 weeks of rifamycin-based treatment of LTBI (control arm). Participants are enrolled and randomly assigned to one of the two study arms: experimental 6wP or control. The comparator (control) arm's treatment regimens include 12 weeks of once-weekly isoniazid (INH) and rifapentine (3HP), 12 weeks of daily INH and rifampin (3HR), and 16 weeks of daily rifampin (4R). A total of 560 participants per arm (1,120 total) for the evaluation of safety and 1,700 participants per arm (3,400 total) for the evaluation of effectiveness will be enrolled, given treatment as per randomization assignment, and followed for 24 months from the date of enrollment. After completion of data collection, statistical analyses will be conducted to compare proportions of drug discontinuation due to adverse drug reaction (ADR) and proportions of newly diagnosed tuberculosis between 6wP and control arm.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2019

open study

Genetic Analysis of Pheochromocytomas, Paragangliomas and Associated Conditions
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Pheochromocytoma Paraganglioma Inherited Cancer Syndrome Associated Conditions Kidney Neoplasms
Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are neural crest-derived tumors of the nervous system that are often inherited and genetically heterogeneous. Genetic screening is recommended for patients and their relatives, and can guide clinical decisions. However, a mutation is not found... expand

Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are neural crest-derived tumors of the nervous system that are often inherited and genetically heterogeneous. Genetic screening is recommended for patients and their relatives, and can guide clinical decisions. However, a mutation is not found in all cases. The aims of this proposal are to: 1) to map gene(s) involved in pheochromocytoma, and 2) identify genotype-phenotype correlations in patients with pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma of various genetic origins.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Oct 2005

open study

Healthy Frio: A Rural Community Partnership to Advance Latino Obesity Research
University of Texas at Austin Obesity Nutrition Poor Physical Activity Weight Loss
Much has been learned about the efficacy and effectiveness of comprehensive healthy lifestyle interventions to reduce obesity. Few studies have been translated into rural settings or among Latinos. Y Living is an evidence-based family-focused intervention (FI) designed for urban... expand

Much has been learned about the efficacy and effectiveness of comprehensive healthy lifestyle interventions to reduce obesity. Few studies have been translated into rural settings or among Latinos. Y Living is an evidence-based family-focused intervention (FI) designed for urban Latino families. The FI is a 12-week behavioral modification program grounded in social cognitive theory, designed to engage the whole family in lifestyle changes by developing knowledge and skills in physical activity and healthy eating, building skills in goal-setting and self-monitoring, and creating a supportive home environment. Researchers will engage community partners in formative research to adapt the current FI for rural Latino families. Two parallel delivery methods of the FI will be developed and tested: 1) in-person group setting at a community center (FI-IP) and 2) home-based delivered remotely with technology (FI-RT). Both will be designed to address the unique social, cultural and environmental factors facing rural Latino families. The FI-RT will take advantage of innovative modern technology and e-Learning to increase program availability, accessibility and participation in rural settings. Researchers will conduct a 3-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT) to compare effectiveness of the two delivery approaches on weight loss (primary outcome) and energy balance behaviors (secondary outcomes) among obese Latino parent-child pairs versus control. The researchers will recruit 270 obese Latino adults (ages 21-65) with a child (ages 8-17) from three primary care practices in rural South Texas. These parent-child pairs will be randomized to one of three arms stratified by clinic: 1) FI-IP (n=90); 2) FI-RT (n=90); or 3) control group (n=90). Primary specific aims are to: 1) Conduct community-engaged formative studies to transform the existing FI into two unique delivery methods (FI-IP and FI-RT) for use in a subsequent RCT in a rural Latino community; and 2) Conduct a RCT to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of FI-IP and FI-RT to address weight loss (primary outcome) and energy balance behaviors (secondary outcomes) among obese rural Latino adults compared with adult participants in control group at immediate post intervention (3 months), after a 3-month maintenance program (6 months post randomization) and a 6-month follow-up (12 months post randomization). A secondary aim is to examine the impact of FI-IP and FI-RT children's weight and energy balance behaviors.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Family Nurture Intervention in the NICU
Columbia University Premature Birth Obstetric Labor, Premature
The purpose of this study is to compare neurodevelopment and activity in infants born very preterm (26 to 33 6/7 weeks gestational age (GA)) receiving Standard Care (SC) or Family Nurture Intervention (FNI) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The study investigator hypothesizes... expand

The purpose of this study is to compare neurodevelopment and activity in infants born very preterm (26 to 33 6/7 weeks gestational age (GA)) receiving Standard Care (SC) or Family Nurture Intervention (FNI) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The study investigator hypothesizes that FNI will improve: i) neonatal electroencephalographic activity ii) maternal caregiving and wellbeing (psychological and physiological), and iii) infant behavior and neurodevelopment at 18 months corrected age (CA). The two-part study aims to: - Part I - replicate efficacy from an earlier trial by conducting the study at multiple sites to allow for greater generalizability. - SC, approximately 90 infants plus the parents - FNI, approximately 90 infants plus the parents - Term Controls, approximately 25 infants plus the parents - if enrollment not reached, enrollment may continue in Part II - Part II - examine effectiveness by implementing FNI unit-wide so that every baby receives the intervention. - FNI, approximately 90 infants plus their parents

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

open study

A DRF Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability, PK, and Activity of Oradoxel Monotherapy in Subjects w...
Athenex, Inc. Solid Tumor
This is a nonrandomized, open-label, dose escalation, safety, activity, and PK study to determine the MTD and optimal dosing regimen of Oradoxel. No control group has been included. expand

This is a nonrandomized, open-label, dose escalation, safety, activity, and PK study to determine the MTD and optimal dosing regimen of Oradoxel. No control group has been included.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

Impact of Yoga As Complementary Therapy in Patients Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Prostate Cancer
The researchers hope to learn if yoga complementary therapy would improve health-related quality of life, recovery of urinary continence and erectile function in patients who underwent prostate cancer surgery (i.e. radical prostatectomy). We hypothesized that in patients undergoing... expand

The researchers hope to learn if yoga complementary therapy would improve health-related quality of life, recovery of urinary continence and erectile function in patients who underwent prostate cancer surgery (i.e. radical prostatectomy). We hypothesized that in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy, preoperative and postoperative Yoga complementary therapy would improve health- related quality of life (HRQOL), recovery of urinary continence and erectile function. This two-arm, randomized controlled pilot study will compare Yoga intervention to usual care group. The aim is to evaluate the efficacy of Yoga complementary therapy on HRQOL in patients who underwent radical prostatectomy (RP). Yoga therapy will be given to the intervention group three times in a week for 6 weeks prior to surgery and then initiated 3 weeks after the surgery for another 6 weeks. The yoga exercise will be tailored to the participant's comfort level. As an exploratory analysis, we will evaluate pro-inflammatory and immunological markers.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2015

open study

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride and Cyclophosphamide Followed by Paclitaxel With or Without Carboplatin in...
NRG Oncology Breast Adenocarcinoma Estrogen Receptor Negative HER2/Neu Negative Progesterone Receptor Negative Stage IB Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies how well doxorubicin hydrochloride and cyclophosphamide followed by paclitaxel with or without carboplatin work in treating patients with triple-negative breast cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as doxorubicin hydrochloride, cyclophosphamide,... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well doxorubicin hydrochloride and cyclophosphamide followed by paclitaxel with or without carboplatin work in treating patients with triple-negative breast cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as doxorubicin hydrochloride, cyclophosphamide, paclitaxel, and carboplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether doxorubicin hydrochloride and cyclophosphamide is more effective when followed by paclitaxel alone or paclitaxel and carboplatin in treating triple-negative breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2015

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Project: Every Child for Younger Patients With Cancer
Children's Oncology Group Central Nervous System Neoplasm Childhood Immature Teratoma Childhood Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Childhood Malignant Neoplasm Childhood Mature Teratoma
This research trial studies the Project: Every Child for younger patients with cancer. Gathering health information over time from younger patients with cancer may help doctors find better methods of treatment and on-going care. expand

This research trial studies the Project: Every Child for younger patients with cancer. Gathering health information over time from younger patients with cancer may help doctors find better methods of treatment and on-going care.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2015

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Biomarkers in Tumor Tissue Samples From Patients With Newly Diagnosed Neuroblastoma or Ganglioneuroblastoma
Children's Oncology Group Ganglioneuroblastoma Localized Resectable Neuroblastoma Localized Unresectable Neuroblastoma Regional Neuroblastoma Stage 4 Neuroblastoma
This research trial studies biomarkers in tumor tissue samples from patients with newly diagnosed neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma. Studying samples of tumor tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors identify and learn more about biomarkers related... expand

This research trial studies biomarkers in tumor tissue samples from patients with newly diagnosed neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma. Studying samples of tumor tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors identify and learn more about biomarkers related to cancer.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2000

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