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Alabama Mesothelioma Info

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Alabama Research and Clinical Trials

This is a partial list of scientific or medical grants in your state for research into mesothelioma and related illnesses.

Alabama Doctors and Hospitals

This is a partial list of hospitals and physicians that reportedly treat mesothelioma patients in your state.

Alabama Cases

This is a partial list of relevant court cases on mesothelioma in your state.

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Research

Abstract: Doxorubicin is a commonly used chemotherapy agent in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Onconase is an experimental (not approved by the FDA) drug that has shown activity against malignant mesothelioma. The purpose of this study is to determine whether Onconase, when administered into the blood stream, is better than injection of Doxorubicin into the blood stream for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Approximately 160 patients across the country will be enrolled on this study. These patients will receive either Onconase by intravenous infusion over 30 minutes weekly, or Doxorubicin every 3 weeks for a maximum of 6 doses. Treatment will continue for at least 18 weeks or until the tumor is no longer responding to treatment. After treatment has been stopped, patients will be monitored by a physician to determine late side effects and future therapy. 

Tags: Antineoplastic, Doxorubicin, Human Therapy Evaluation, Mesothelioma, Neoplasm /cancer Chemotherapy Clinical Trial Clinical Research, Human Subject

  • Followup Grant: 5M01RR000032-400649
  • Followup Grant: 5M01RR000032-410649
  • Followup Grant: 5M01RR000032-420649

Clinical Trials

Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: vatalanib
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Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: erlotinib hydrochloride
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Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: cisplatin;   Drug: gemcitabine hydrochloride
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Condition: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: MORAb-009 by IV on Days 1 and 8 every 21 days for 6 cycles.
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Condition: Lung Cancer;   Malignant Mesothelioma;   Pancreatic Cancer;   Sarcoma
Intervention: Drug: L-alanosine
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Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: gefitinib
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Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: capecitabine
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Condition: Malignant Mesothelioma
Intervention: Drug: epirubicin hydrochloride;   Drug: gemcitabine hydrochloride
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Hospitals and Cancer Centers

University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center

1824 6th Ave. S. 236 TI
Birmingham, AL
205-975-8222 

Physicians

Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio

Thoracic Surgeon
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
703 19th Street
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
(205)934-5937

Henderson v. Meadwestvaco Corp.
1070522, 1070497, 1070509, SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA, March 20, 2009, Released

GMC v. Kilgore
1002149 , SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA, December 20, 2002, Released

Southern Bakeries, Inc. v. Knipp
1010743 , SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA, December 13, 2002, Released

Greene v. Csx Transp.
1010357 , SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA, August 30, 2002, Released

Ex parte Wilkerson
1990769, SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA, September 8, 2000, Released

Wilkerson v. Burlington N. R.R.
2980962, COURT OF CIVIL APPEALS OF ALABAMA, September 24, 1999, Released

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