Clinical trials located in

Linz

Linz city is located in Austria. Currently, 20 clinical trials are being conducted in this city.

Linz, Austria’s third-largest city, is nestled on the banks of the Danube River. It uniquely blends its industrial roots with a vibrant cultural scene. Linz was named the European Capital of Culture in 2009, highlighting its transformation into a hub for contemporary art and technology. The city is home to the Ars Electronica Center, which showcases the intersection of art, technology, and society. Linz also prides itself on its culinary invention, the Linzer Torte, considered the world’s oldest known cake, dating back to 1653. With its rich history and forward-looking innovations, Linz represents a fascinating juxtaposition of the old and the new.

  • CT-EU-00121743

    Study comparing Giredestrant and Fulvestrant with CDK4/6 Inhibitors for advanced breast cancer

    This study focuses on a type of advanced breast cancer known as Estrogen Receptor-Positive (ER+), HER2-Negative breast cancer. This kind of cancer is driven by hormones and does not have high levels of the HER2 protein. The study aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a new drug called Giredestrant compared to an existing drug called Fulvestrant. Both drugs will be combined with one of three medicines that inhibit proteins in cancer cells called CDK4/6 inhibitors (Palbociclib, Ribociclib, or Abemaciclib).

    In this study, participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. One group will receive Giredestrant and the other will receive Fulvestrant. Both groups will also receive one of the CDK4/6 inhibitors chosen by their doctor. These combinations are being tested to see which works better to stop the cancer from growing or spreading.

    The drugs involved include Giredestrant (RO7197597, RG6171, GDC-9545), Fulvestrant, Abemaciclib, Palbociclib, Ribociclib, and LHRH Agonist (for pre/perimenopausal women and men).

    The goal is to find out if Giredestrant can provide better results and fewer side effects compared to Fulvestrant when both are combined with one of the CDK4/6 inhibitors. The study may involve regular tests and assessments to monitor the cancer’s progress and the patient’s response to the treatment.

    Participants will continue to receive the study drugs as long as they are benefiting from them and not experiencing unacceptable side effects. The study involves close monitoring to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants throughout the treatment period.

    • LHRH Agonist
    • Abemaciclib
    • Giredestrant
    • Palbociclib
    • Ribociclib
    • Fulvestrant
  • Study assessing the effectiveness of Tebentafusp administered alone and in combination with Pembrolizumab in the treatment of advanced melanoma

    The aim of this study is to test new treatments for people with advanced skin melanoma that does not respond well to other therapies. The main focus was on a new experimental drug called tebentafusp, which is a special type of protein that helps the body’s immune system recognize and attack cancer cells.

    The study divided patients into three different groups. One group will receive tebentafusp alone. Another group will receive tebentafusp in combination with another immunotherapy drug called pembrolizumab. The third group will receive the treatment that the doctor thinks is best for the patient – this could be another experimental drug, standard therapy, or simply supportive care.

    Scientists are primarily focusing on the effectiveness of these treatments in shrinking tumors and extending patient survival. They will also monitor closely for any side effects to make sure the treatment is safe. The study is expected to last about two years and will include frequent check-ins to monitor patient responses.

    • Tebentafusp
    • Pembrolizumab
  • Testing a new drug for advanced prostate cancer

    This trial compares a new drug called AZD5305 with a placebo in men who have a specific kind of prostate cancer that has not responded to usual treatment methods. It’s a large trial, with around 1800 participants, and the main aim is to see whether the new treatment can help slow down the disease for longer than current treatments. Participants will be assigned to two different groups, and they will not know whether they’re receiving the real drug or the placebo. Their health will be monitored closely, with regular scans to check the progress of the cancer. The trial will also look at any side effects of the treatment and how it affects the patients’ ability to do their daily activities.

    • Enzalutamide/Xtandi
    • Darolutamide/Nubequa
    • Abiraterone Acetate/Zytiga
    • Saruparib
  • Studying rilzabrutinib for chronic immune thrombocytopenia

    The research is underway to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a medication called rilzabrutinib in adults and teenagers with Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP), a chronic blood condition characterized by a low platelet count. Participants will receive either the medication or a placebo twice daily over a period of about a year and a half. Platelet levels, overall health, and quality of life will be measured before and during the study to gather comprehensive data.

    • Rilzabrutinib
  • New therapy trial for relapsed large B-cell lymphoma

    This study is testing the use of two different treatments for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), a type of blood cancer. Group One receives a mix of drugs, including polatuzumab vedotin, rituximab, ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide (collectively called Pola-R-ICE). Group Two receives a similar mix without polatuzumab vedotin, known as R-ICE. Patients will be randomly sorted into the two groups. The test treatment spans three months and includes three chemotherapy treatments. After that, doctors will follow up with patients for at least 21 months. The goal is to compare how well the two treatments work to control DLBCL. Different factors, like progress of the disease, the response to treatment, and overall health will be observed to determine how efficient these treatments are.

    • Mabthera
    • Ifosfamide
    • Polatuzumab vedotin
    • Etoposide
    • Carboplatin
  • Testing a new combination therapy with acalabrutinib for a specific type of lymphoma

    This clinical trial is investigating a new combination therapy for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, a type of lymphoma. The treatment combines Acalabrutinib, a targeted therapy drug, with R-CHOP, a chemotherapy mix consisting of rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone, a standard chemotherapy regimen. The aim of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of this combination in improving patient outcomes. It focuses on patients who have not been previously treated for lymphoma. The study aims to find better treatment strategies for this particular type of lymphoma.

    • Prednisone
    • Vincristine
    • Doxorubicin
    • Acalabrutinib
    • Cyclophosphamide
    • Rituximab
  • Studying efficacy of volrustomig for metastatic lung cancer

    The study compared two treatments for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: volrustomig with chemotherapy and pembrolizumab with chemotherapy. Its purpose is to determine which combination is more effective and safer. Patients will be divided into two groups. One group will receive volrustomig and chemotherapy, and the other group will receive pembrolizumab and chemotherapy. The effectiveness of treatment in each group will then be tracked using imaging tests. In addition, a group of researchers will follow each participant until the end of the study to make sure the treatment is safe and tolerable.

    • Volrustomig
    • Pemetrexed
    • Carboplatin
    • Pembrolizumab
    • Paclitaxel
  • Study of the effectiveness of a new drug in the treatment of heart failure and pulmonary hypertension

    This clinical trial explores the potential benefits of AZD3427 for individuals with heart failure (HF) and pulmonary hypertension (PH) Group 2, a condition characterized by increased blood pressure in the lungs due to heart disease. Around 220 participants will be randomly assigned to receive either AZD3427 or a placebo through subcutaneous injections every two weeks for 24 weeks. The trial aims to assess the impact of AZD3427 on reducing pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) and improving various heart and lung health indicators. Participants will undergo multiple study visits, with the total duration of the study being approximately 32 to 37 weeks.

    • AZD3427- new potential medication for heart failure and pulmonary hypertension
  • Testing macitentan effects on kids’ lung pressure illness

    This study is looking to find out if a medicine named Macitentan can help slow down the progression of a lung condition known as Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) in kids. The study will be done in several places and everyone will know what treatment they receive. The researchers will compare the results of kids taking Macitentan to those receiving the usual care for PAH. They will check how the drug reacts in the body and how safe it is. The researchers will also see if it improves health outcomes like, need for a lung transplant or other treatments, and hospitalization.

    • macitentan
  • Study on the efficacy of pirtobrutinib for mantle cell lymphoma

    This clinical trial is designed for patients diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), a type of blood cancer. The primary objective of the study is to assess the efficacy of a new drug called pirtobrutinib in comparison to other similar drugs that have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Participants may be involved in the study for a duration of two years or more, contingent on their condition not worsening. The trial will categorize patients into two groups: one receiving pirtobrutinib, and the other receiving either ibrutinib, acalabrutinib, or zanubrutinib, which are existing FDA-approved drugs for this condition. Throughout the study, the participants’ health condition, symptoms, and any side effects will be closely monitored. Additionally, the effectiveness of the treatments will be measured by evaluating the eventual survival rates of the patients.

    • Pirtobrutinib/LOXO-305
    • Zanubrutinib
    • Ibrutinib
    • Acalabrutinib
  • Study of the effectiveness of tanimilast in the treatment of pulmonary diseases

    A 52-week clinical trial is being conducted to investigate the effectiveness and safety of the new drug, known as Tanimilast (CHF6001), in people diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The primary aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of CHF6001 administered as an addition to a standard COPD treatment regimen. Study participants will be randomly assigned to receive the study drug CHF6001 or a placebo, which will be taken concurrently with their existing COPD therapy. Key measurements in the study include monitoring the frequency and severity of COPD exacerbations, which are episodes of significantly worsening symptoms. Additionally, the study will assess changes in participants’ lung function and overall quality of life. Typically eligible for the study are adults who are 40 years of age or older, have a documented history of COPD and chronic bronchitis, and are current or former smokers. In particular, the study is of interest to people who have experienced at least one COPD exacerbation in the year preceding the study.

    • Tanimilast/CHF6001
    • Roflumilast
  • Investigating new treatment method for specific head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

    This clinical trial is focused on evaluating the safety and efficacy of a new treatment for patients with a specific type of head and neck cancer caused by Human Papilloma Virus 16 (HPV16) and characterized by the presence of the PD-L1 protein. The treatment involves a combination of a novel drug, BNT113, and a known drug, pembrolizumab. The primary objective is to determine whether this combination is more effective than pembrolizumab alone in assisting the body’s immune system in fighting the cancer. The trial is divided into two parts. In the initial phase, the focus is on assessing the safety of the new drug combination. Subsequently, in the second phase, patients will be randomly assigned to receive either the new combination or pembrolizumab alone. The trial aims to compare the outcomes of the two groups, evaluating tumor response (whether tumors shrink, remain the same, or grow) and monitoring any potential side effects resulting from the treatment.

    • BNT113
    • Pembrolizumab
  • Exploring treatment options for newly diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

    This clinical trial investigates two treatment paths for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients who are not planned for stem cell transplant initially. The first group receives a combination of bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (VRd) followed by cilta-cel, an innovative therapy. The second group receives VRd followed by continued treatment with lenalidomide and dexamethasone (Rd). The study evaluates the effectiveness of these treatments by monitoring disease progression, treatment response, and patient survival rates. It also assesses the safety and side effects of the treatments, aiming to improve the quality of life and outcomes for patients with multiple myeloma. The trial’s objective is to provide valuable data on the potential benefits of integrating cilta-cel in the treatment regimen, compared to the more traditional approach, offering insights for better management of this challenging cancer.

    • Cilta-cel
    • Fludarabine
    • Lenalidomide
    • Dexamethasone
    • Cyclophosphamide
    • Bortezomib
  • Understanding trastuzumab deruxtecan treatment for advanced lung cancer

    This study is testing a new lung cancer treatment, Trastuzumab Deruxtecan, to see if it’s effective and safe for patients with a certain type of advanced lung cancer (Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with HER2 mutations). Patients in the study either receive this new treatment or standard care (cisplatin or carboplatin + pembrolizumab + pemetrexed). The main goal is to see if the new treatment helps patients live longer without their cancer getting worse and to monitor any side effects.

    • Trastuzumab deruxtecan
    • Pemetrexed
    • Cisplatin
    • Carboplatin
    • Pembrolizumab
  • Testing safety and effects of telisotuzumab and docetaxel in Lung Cancer patients

    This study is for adults who have been treated before for a type of lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The aim is to see if a new drug, called telisotuzumab vedotin, works better and is as safe as a common drug called docetaxel. In this study, cancer activity and any side-effects will be observed closely. The treatment will be given by a drip into a vein.The researchers will randomly decide whether each participant will get telisotuzumab vedotin or docetaxel, with an equal chance of getting either drug. While in the study, each person will have regular hospital or clinic visits to check how they are doing with tests and questionnaires.

    • Telisotuzumab Vedotin
    • Docetaxel
  • Evaluating the efficacy of macitentan in the treatment of high pulmonary artery blood pressure

    This study is checking if a 75 mg dose of a medicine called Macitentan can do a better job for patients with a lung condition called Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) compared to a 10 mg dose. The main goal is to see if the 75 mg dose can better delay the patient’s first major health event related to PAH. Major events include things like unplanned hospital stays related to PAH, or their PAH getting worse. The researchers will check if patients’ PAH gets worse by looking at things like their physical exercise ability and signs of heart failure. The study also looks at how patients’ symptoms change from day to day.

    • macitentan
  • Comparison study of two melanoma treatments containing pembrolizumab

    This study compares two treatments for a type of skin cancer known as high-risk melanoma. Participants of this study have previously had this cancer surgically removed. The tested treatments are pembrolizumab with vibostolimab, and pembrolizumab alone. The aim is to find out which treatment is better at preventing the melanoma from returning or spreading to other parts of the body. Even after a successful surgery, some cancer cells may be left behind which could result in the cancer returning. The study is measuring the time it takes for the cancer to return and the time it takes for the cancer to spread far from where it started.

    • Vibostolimab
    • Pembrolizumab
  • Sotatercept treatment study for new Pulmonary Hypertension patients

    This study is an important test where doctors are looking at how a drug called Sotatercept can help people struggling with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (or PAH for short). The goal is to see whether this drug can delay or prevent the condition from getting worse. PAH makes it really hard for patients to breathe because it affects lungs and heart. The testing process is being done in a fair and careful way. Half of the patients will get the drug, and the others will get a ‘placebo’ which doesnt contain any medicine. The doctors will look at the effect on patients over time. The study is looking specifically at patients who were recently diagnosed with PAH and are at risk for the disease to get worse.

    • Sotatercept
  • Testing zimberelimab and domvanalimab with chemotheraphy for lung cancer

    This clinical trial explores the effectiveness of two new medicines, zimberelimab and domvanalimab, in tandem with chemotherapy for patients with untreated metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. The study’s main goal is to compare the impact and success of this combination treatment versus a control group receiving pembrolizumab along with chemotherapy. The hopeful outcome of the trial is to identify whether the new combination of drugs can provide enhanced benefits for the involved patients. Regular health monitoring will occur during the trial to ensure patient safety.

    • Pemetrexed
    • Nab-paclitaxel
    • Paclitaxel
    • Cisplatin
    • Carboplatin
    • Pembrolizumab
    • Domvanalimab
    • Zimberelimab
  • Study of Tucatinib, Trastuzumab and Pertuzumab in the treatment of HER2+ metastatic breast cancer

    The study is aimed at patients with HER2-positive breast cancer whose disease has spread locally, i.e. close to where it started, and cannot be surgically removed, or has spread to other parts of the body. Treatment in this study includes a combination of drugs: tucatinib (also known as TUKYSA, ONT-380, ARRY-380), trastuzumab (Herceptin, Herceptin Hylecta), and pertuzumab (Perjeta). Some patients will receive a placebo instead of tucatinib.

    All patients will receive trastuzumab and pertuzumab, plus either tucatinib or placebo. Trastuzumab is administered intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously, and pertuzumab is administered intravenously. In some cases, trastuzumab and pertuzumab may be administered subcutaneously in combination.

    The aim of the study is to check whether tucatinib in combination with trastuzumab and pertuzumab works better than placebo. This will also check what side effects may occur while taking this drug combination. Side effects are any adverse effects a drug may have on the body in addition to treating the disease.

    The study includes patients who have already undergone 4-8 cycles of pre-treatment with trastuzumab, pertuzumab and taxane as first-line treatment for advanced breast cancer, and do not show disease progression after completion of this pre-therapy. Patients can have both positive and negative hormone receptor status.

    • Pertuzumab
    • Tucatinib
    • Trastuzumab

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