This renewal application requests funding for the continuation of the Southwest Oncology Group Clinical Trials Cooperative Grant at City of Hope (COH) for years 23-28. The COH faculty has a longstanding commitment to the Southwest Oncology Group as demonstrated by their leadership in the group, involvement in protocol development, meeting attendance, and enrollment of patients on SWOG studies. Dr. Steven Forman has chaired the BMT Committee since 1993 and pilot studies first tested at City of Hope have been incorporated into treatment arms on SWOG trials. Many of our faculty are Principal Investigators on SWOG trials and our annual enrollment to SWOG studies exceeds 100 patients per year. Our faculty involvement spans many disciplines including Medical Oncology, General Surgical Oncology, Urology, Pathology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology who serve on critical committees and enroll patients on clinical trials. SWOG members from COH also contribute substantially to research activities in oncologic surgery and cancer prevention. Substantive scientific patient accrual to SWOG clinical trials by the COH can be predicted to continue over the coming funding cycle. Our faculty have authored numerous publications. Clinical research through the Southwest Oncology Group continues to be an important part of the COH research portfolio. Recognizing the importance of SWOG to the institution, City of Hope supports the regulatory, data collection, and quality assurance infrastructure that is not entirely supported by the current grant. We anticipate that our participation in SWOG will continue to grow as our institution expands both on the main Duarte campus and with our burgeoning affiliate program.
City of Hope recognizes the improved quality of patient care that is associated with participation in clinical trials. The institution is committed to enrolling our diverse population of patients on SWOG clinical trials.
|Smith, Eileen P; Li, Hongli; Friedberg, Jonathan W et al. (2018) Tandem Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Patients with Primary Progressive or Recurrent Hodgkin Lymphoma: A SWOG and Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network Phase II Trial (SWOG S0410/BMT CTN 0703). Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 24:700-707|
|Hussain, Maha; Tangen, Catherine M; Thompson Jr, Ian M et al. (2018) Phase III Intergroup Trial of Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation With or Without Mitoxantrone Plus Prednisone in Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy: SWOG S9921. J Clin Oncol 36:1498-1504|
|Cheng, Heather H; Plets, Melissa; Li, Hongli et al. (2018) Circulating microRNAs and treatment response in the Phase II SWOG S0925 study for patients with new metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Prostate 78:121-127|
|Persky, Daniel O; Li, Hongli; Rimsza, Lisa M et al. (2018) A phase I/II trial of vorinostat (SAHA) in combination with rituximab-CHOP in patients with newly diagnosed advanced stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL): SWOG S0806. Am J Hematol 93:486-493|
|Flaig, Thomas W; Plets, Melissa; Hussain, Maha H A et al. (2017) Abiraterone Acetate for Metastatic Prostate Cancer in Patients With Suboptimal Biochemical Response to Hormone Induction. JAMA Oncol 3:e170231|
|Samlowski, Wolfram E; Moon, James; Witter, Merle et al. (2017) High frequency of brain metastases after adjuvant therapy for high-risk melanoma. Cancer Med 6:2576-2585|
|Chung, Vincent; McDonough, Shannon; Philip, Philip A et al. (2017) Effect of Selumetinib and MK-2206 vs Oxaliplatin and Fluorouracil in Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer After Prior Therapy: SWOG S1115 Study Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol 3:516-522|
|Danilov, Alexey V; Li, Hongli; Press, Oliver W et al. (2017) Feasibility of interim positron emission tomography (PET)-adapted therapy in HIV-positive patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (HL): a sub-analysis of SWOG S0816 Phase 2 trial. Leuk Lymphoma 58:461-465|
|Chen, Robert W; Li, Hongli; Bernstein, Steven H et al. (2017) RB but not R-HCVAD is a feasible induction regimen prior to auto-HCT in frontline MCL: results of SWOG Study S1106. Br J Haematol 176:759-769|
|Sonpavde, Guru; Pond, Gregory R; Plets, Melissa et al. (2017) Validation of the Association of RECIST Changes With Survival in Men With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated on SWOG Study S0421. Clin Genitourin Cancer 15:635-641|
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