Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Patients—A Study of Avastin Plus Pemetrexed-Cisplatin
Read about a current clinical trial about the use of Avastin Plus Pemetrexed-Cisplatin Decitabine and FR901228 for patients with mesothelioma. Please note: this information is provided by Weitz & Luxenberg for informational purposes only. At the current time, the study is only being conducted in Belgium and France.Mesothelioma Avastin Plus Pemetrexed-Cisplatin Study (MAPS)
Our hypothesis is that the addition of bevacizumab to the standard chemotherapy treatment of MPM will improve overall survival and quality of life beyond that achieved with chemotherapy alone.
Phase, Condition and Intervention
Phase II: Mesothelioma: Drug: Standard Chemotherapy (Pemetrexed and Cisplatin)
Phase II: Mesothelioma: Drug: Standard Chemotherapy (Pemetrexed and Cisplatin) +
Study Type and Design:
Interventional; Treatment, Randomized, Open Label, Active Control, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy StudyOfficial Title:
A Phase II-III Randomized Trial Pemetrexed-Cisplatin Chemotherapy With or Without Bevacizumab (Avastin), 15 mg/kg, for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM)
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