Clinical trials located in

Ferrara

Ferrara city is located in Italy. Currently, 9 clinical trials are being conducted in this city.

Ferrara, a city in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, is renowned for its Renaissance architecture and rich cultural heritage. The Este family, who ruled Ferrara during the Renaissance, left an indelible mark on the city’s landscape. Ferrara’s historical center, characterized by its medieval and Renaissance buildings, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Castello Estense, a moated medieval castle at the heart of the city, and the Cathedral of Saint George, with its striking façade, are notable landmarks. Ferrara is also known for the Palazzo dei Diamanti, named for its diamond-shaped ashlar façade.

  • CT-EU-00067575

    Long-term safety evaluation of luspatercept treatment

    The study focuses on patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. It tests the drug Luspatercept (ACE-536), evaluating its safety and efficacy over a long term compared to a placebo. This study assessing the prolonged safety of luspatercept in individuals previously enrolled in luspatercept studies. The trial involves multiple phases, including an initial assessment and a follow-up period, where the effects of Luspatercept on the disease’s progression and symptoms are closely monitored. This helps determine if the drug can significantly improve the condition or quality of life for those affected by these neoplasms.

    • Luspatercept
  • Comparison of different treatments for follicular lymphoma

    This study involves comparing two treatments for a condition known as follicular or marginal zone lymphoma, both of which are types of cancer affecting lymph cells. The first treatment combines zanubrutinib with an antibody called Anti-CD20, while the second treatment involves lenalidomide and rituximab. These treatments are intended for patients who have not responded or have stopped responding to conventional treatment. One of the primary objectives of the study is to determine which treatment is more effective in preventing the cancer from progressing, referred to as progression-free survival. Additionally, the study aims to assess the impact of these treatments on the patients’ quality of life, evaluating various aspects through questionnaires related to physical and emotional well-being, symptoms, and the ability to perform normal activities.

    • Zanubrutinib
    • Obinutuzumab
    • Lenalidomide
    • Rituximab
  • Study on dazostinag & pembrolizumab for advanced solid tumors

    The purpose of this study is to test a new drug called dazostinag. A study is being conducted to see whether this drug is helpful in adults with advanced forms of solid cancer. Some people are given dazostinag alone, while others are given it with another medicine called pembrolizumab. Scientists’ focus here is on finding out whether these drugs cause any side effects, and finding out what the maximum dose is that people can take without serious side effects. The study consists of two parts, including a dose escalation phase and a dose escalation phase. In the first part, the dose of dazostinag will be gradually increased, given alone or in combination with pembrolizumab. In the second part, Dazostinag will be tested with pembrolizumab and other anticancer drugs. This section will focus on patients with specific cancers that are difficult to remove or have spread to other parts of the body.

    • Dazostinag
    • Platinum
    • Pembrolizumab
    • 5-Fluorouracil
  • Testing the effect and safety of tanimilast for COPD patients

    This study is a year-long experiment where the researchers will test the effectiveness and safety of two doses of a new drug called tanimilast. Tanimilast is added to the usual treatment for people with two lung conditions: COPD and Chronic Bronchitis. The drug will be tested and compared with a group that will take a placebo, a substance with no effect. The main aim is to see if tanimilast helps control the worsening of symptoms in COPD patients. These worsening instances are known as ‘exacerbations’ and can range in severity. Some might require extra medication.

    • Tanimilast/CHF6001
  • Radium-223 radiation vs. new hormone therapy in prostate cancer trial

    In this study, scientists are looking into two treatments for prostate cancer that has spread to the bone. One is a medicine called Radium-223 Dichloride or simply Xofigo which uses radiation to destroy cancer cells. The other is a new kind of treatment that stops hormones from working, as these hormones can sometimes help cancer grow. This new treatment is called Novel Anti-hormonal Therapy or NAH for short. The aim is to see which works better and to compare their safety profiles. Xofigo works by emitting a special type of radiation once it is injected into the body and absorbed by the bones. This radiation travels only a short distance, so it doesn’t harm healthy cells while killing cancerous ones. NAH, on the other hand, includes medications like abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) or enzalutamide (Xtandi) which are usually given to advanced prostate cancer patients. People taking part in this study will either receive Xofigo or NAH. Xofigo is given via an injection into a vein every 4 weeks for up to 6 months, while an oral form of NAH will be given daily until the disease progresses. Participants will be in this study for around 2 years, visiting the hospital or clinic every 2 weeks initially and then less often. There will be blood and urine tests and questionnaires about well-being and pain management.

    • Radium-223 dichloride/BAY88-8223
    • enzalutamide
    • prednisolone
    • abiraterone acetate
  • Assessing the efficacy of atuliflapon in uncontrolled asthma relief

    This study is looking at atuliflapon, a new medication, for adults with moderate to severe uncontrolled asthma. The trial is a Phase 2 study, which means it’s testing how effective and safe atuliflapon is. About 1,102 adults who are already using asthma medications will be part of this study. They will take atuliflapon or a placebo once a day for 12 weeks. The goal is to see if atuliflapon can help reduce asthma attacks and improve breathing in people whose asthma isn’t well-controlled with their current treatments.

    • Atuliflapon
  • Study of new drugs in acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    This clinical trial focuses on improving treatment strategies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in a diverse age group, from infants to young adults up to 45 years old. The study combines standard treatments with new drugs, for example, Inotuzumab Ozogamicin and Blinatumomab. The trial aims to tailor treatment to individual patient needs and reduce toxicity while maintaining treatment quality. By carefully monitoring event- and disease-free survival rates, as well as minimal residual disease responses, the trial aims to improve the standard of care for ALL and improve both survival outcomes and patient quality of life.

    • Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    • 6-tioguanine
    • Blinatumomab
    • Imatinib
    • Dexamethasone
    • Vincristine
    • Doxorubicin
  • Exploring sacituzumab govitecan for HER2-negative breast cancer care

    This study is evaluating a new treatment for patients with a certain type of breast cancer (HER2-negative) who have not had a complete response to initial chemotherapy. Participants are randomly assigned to receive the investigational drug sacituzumab govitecan or a treatment of their physician’s choice, which may be another type of chemotherapy with capecitabinalub, carboplatin or cisplatin. The study is designed to compare the effectiveness of these approaches in preventing cancer recurrence. Patients may also receive hormone therapy if needed. Patients’ safety and response to treatment are being closely monitored throughout the study.

    • Sacituzumab govitecan
    • Carboplatin
    • Cisplatin
    • Capecitabine
  • Comparison of milvexian and apixaban in reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation

    This study is designed to compare two drugs, Milvexian and Apixaban to reduce the potential risk of stroke for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder. 15500 participants, aged 18 years and older will be invited to partake in this research. Participants will be randomly designated to receive either Milvexian or Apixaban. The study team aims to determine if Milvexian is at least as effective as Apixaban in reducing the risk of combined stroke and Non-central nervous system (CNS) systemic embolism. Furthermore, the research team will evaluate the occurrence rates of various health incidents including major bleeding, various cardiovascular complications, death, and other severe conditions over a 4-year period. The goal is to find out which medication proves safer and more effective in preventing severe health risks linked with this disorder. Study commencement is April 11, 2023, with completion targeted at May 5, 2027.

    • Apixaban
    • Milvexian

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