The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare (DF/PCC) proposes to use its membership in the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) to support participation in therapeautic research and other clinical trials, both in the Institute and its affiliate institutions. The goals of this project will be the initiation and participation in Phase I, II and III cooperative clinical trials involving chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy. A major emphasis will be made in developing new therapeutic strategies both at DFCI, MGH and in pilot collaborative investigations with interested membersof CALGB. Dana-Farber investigators would continue to be actively involved in disease and modality committees of the CALGB. This project is designed to bring cooperative group trials to regional community hospitals affilaitedthrough the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute throughout New England.

Public Health Relevance

With this application we propose to continue the collaborative DF/PCC efforts within CALGB and continue to make significant contributions to advancing oncology clinical research. We intend to continue the tradition set forth in Dana-Farber's previous grants of piloting studies in-house and subsequently bringing tested concepts to the Group for consideration as CALGB Phase II and III trials.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Cooperative Clinical Research--Cooperative Agreements (U10)
Project #
5U10CA032291-32
Application #
8462916
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Program Officer
Mooney, Margaret M
Project Start
1982-04-01
Project End
2014-02-28
Budget Start
2013-04-01
Budget End
2014-02-28
Support Year
32
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$454,439
Indirect Cost
$194,759
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02215
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Eisfeld, Ann-Kathrin; Kohlschmidt, Jessica; Mrózek, Krzysztof et al. (2018) NF1 mutations are recurrent in adult acute myeloid leukemia and confer poor outcome. Leukemia 32:2536-2545
Morrison, Vicki A; McCall, Linda; Muss, Hyman B et al. (2018) The impact of actual body weight-based chemotherapy dosing and body size on adverse events and outcome in older patients with breast cancer: Results from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) trial 49907 (Alliance A151436). J Geriatr Oncol 9:228-234
Brown, Paul D; Ballman, Karla V; Cerhan, Jane H et al. (2017) Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery compared with whole brain radiotherapy for resected metastatic brain disease (NCCTG N107C/CEC·3): a multicentre, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol 18:1049-1060
Mandelblatt, Jeanne S; Cai, Ling; Luta, George et al. (2017) Frailty and long-term mortality of older breast cancer patients: CALGB 369901 (Alliance). Breast Cancer Res Treat 164:107-117
Freedman, Rachel A; Foster, Jared C; Seisler, Drew K et al. (2017) Accrual of Older Patients With Breast Cancer to Alliance Systemic Therapy Trials Over Time: Protocol A151527. J Clin Oncol 35:421-431
Sparano, Joseph A; Gray, Robert; Oktay, Maja H et al. (2017) A metastasis biomarker (MetaSite Breast™ Score) is associated with distant recurrence in hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative early-stage breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer 3:42
Kimmick, Gretchen G; Major, Brittny; Clapp, Jonathan et al. (2017) Using ePrognosis to estimate 2-year all-cause mortality in older women with breast cancer: Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) 49907 and 369901 (Alliance A151503). Breast Cancer Res Treat 163:391-398
Holstein, Sarah A; Jung, Sin-Ho; Richardson, Paul G et al. (2017) Updated analysis of CALGB (Alliance) 100104 assessing lenalidomide versus placebo maintenance after single autologous stem-cell transplantation for multiple myeloma: a randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trial. Lancet Haematol 4:e431-e442
Basch, Ethan; Dueck, Amylou C; Rogak, Lauren J et al. (2017) Feasibility Assessment of Patient Reporting of Symptomatic Adverse Events in Multicenter Cancer Clinical Trials. JAMA Oncol 3:1043-1050

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