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ADVL1217: A Phase 1 Study of AZD1775 (MK-1775) Concurrent With Local Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Children With Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas

PURPOSE: This phase I trial studies the side effects and the best dose of WEE1 inhibitor AZD1775 when given together with local radiation therapy in treating patients with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas. WEE1 inhibitor AZD1775 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of ...More

CA209908: Phase Ib /II Clinical Trial of Nivolumab Monotherapy and Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab in Pediatric Subjects With High Grade Primary CNS Malignancies

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab alone and in combination with ipilimumab in pediatric patients with high grade primary central nervous system (CNS) malignancies.
 PRIMARY OUTCOME MEASURES: Incidence of dose limiting toxicity ( ...More

CONNECT1702: A Phase 1b Study of PTC596 in Children With Newly Diagnosed Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and High Grade Glioma

  • Ages: 36 Months to 21 Years

BRIEF SUMMARY: In this research study the investigators want to learn more about the safety of the study drug, PTC596 has when taken during radiation. The investigators also want to learn about the effects, if any, these drugs have on children and young adults with brain tumors. The investi ...More

LEE RAD17T-MD-1604: A Phase I Study of Ribociclib and Everolimus Following Radiation Therapy in Children With Newly Diagnosed Non-biopsied Diffuse Pontine Gliomas (DIPG) and RB+ Biopsied DIPG and High Grade Gliomas (HGG)

In this research study, we want to learn about the safety of the study drugs, ribociclib and everolimus, when given together at different doses after radiation therapy. We also want to learn about the effects, if any, these drugs have on children and young adults with brain tumors. We are asking peo ...More

PBTC-051: Phase I Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of the CD40 Agonistic Monoclonal Antibody APX005M in Pediatric Subjects With Recurrent/Refractory Brain Tumors and Newly Diagnosed Brain Stem Glioma

PURPOSE: This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of APX005M in treating younger patients with primary malignant central nervous system tumor that is growing, spreading, or getting worse (progressive), or newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. APX005M can trigger activat ...More