Navigation Links
Scott & White Healthcare to participate in international trial investigating lung cancer treatment

Scott & White Healthcare in Round Rock, Texas is recruiting patients for a Phase III lung cancer trial aimed at preventing the disease's recurrence in previously treated patients. The trial will evaluate the potential of an immunotherapy called Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic (ASCI) for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).

The MAGRIT (MAGE-A3 as Adjuvant Non-Small Cell LunG Cancer Immunotherapy) study is expected to be one of the largest Phase III trials ever conducted for NSCLC. Scott & White Healthcare Round Rock is joining with 400 centers in more than 33 countries worldwide in this clinical research effort.

"The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial will enroll patients that demonstrate the MAGE-A3 biomarker and those who are assessed as stage IB, II, or IIIA resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer," said Laura Beaty, M.D., principal investigator and hematology/oncologist at Scott & White Healthcare Round Rock. "The ASCI administration will be started in patients after surgery and standard chemotherapy, and in patients who only receive surgery as a standard of care as the primary endpoint of the trial is disease-free survival," she said.

ASCI is an investigational class of cancer immunotherapy agents aimed at educating the patient's immune system to identify cancer cells in a specific manner. This investigational cancer immunotherapy is developed using tumor-specific antigens. "If a patient's cancer is found to express certain proteins/antigens, then the treatment educates their immune system to fight their cancer cells," explained Dr. Beaty.

"This study is a global undertaking and we are looking for patients to consider enrolling," said Dr. Beaty. "To reach our enrolment target of 2,270 patients, we'll need to screen more than 13,000 patients worldwide."


Contact: Katherine Voss
Scott & White Healthcare

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Scott & White Healthcare study aimed at T-cell lymphoma
2. Colt McCoy teams with Scott & White to build childrens hospital
3. Scottsdale Named One of US' Greenest Cities, Green Building Permits on the Rise
4. Scott Harter at Atrion International Receives EHS Gold Award From PPG Industries
5. Scott & White Healthcare physician to help develop global guidelines for Alzheimers
6. Scott & White Healthcare clinical trials target lymphoma, leukemia
7. Scottsdale Veterinary Pharmacy Celebrates Success in Business By Dodging Veterinary Drug Shortages
8. New Varicose Vein Treatment Center Opens in Prescott, Arizona
9. Scott & White Healthcare researchers studying investigational agent that targets breast cancer
10. Allergy Relief, Chiropractic and Biofeedback Provided at New Absolute Health Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona
11. SUNZ Insurance Company Selects Scott Robertson as President
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can ... inside of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film ... Final Cut Pro X users can now reveal the media of their ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 ... ... is using cutting edge technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for ... Many are aware of how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever Recovery, a holistic ... World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation facility is located. ... some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast foods. Its residents ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop ... The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can ... Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey ... cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it ... (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for people ... Roche is the first IVD company in the U.S ... assessment and management. PCT is a sepsis-specific ... blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , , , WHEN: ... , , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with ... , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice ... Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 The vast majority of dialysis patients ... Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with treatment ... travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen ... for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly ... rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: