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Breast Ductal Carcinoma In Situ clinical trials at UC Davis

1 research study open to eligible people

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  • Radiation Therapy With or Without Experimental Trastuzumab For Women With Ductal Carcinoma After Lumpectomy

    open to eligible females ages 18 years and up

    This randomized phase III trial studies radiation therapy to see how well it works with or without trastuzumab in treating women with ductal carcinoma in situ who have undergone lumpectomy. Monoclonal antibodies, such as trastuzumab, can block tumor growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others find tumor cells and help kill them or carry tumor-killing substances to them. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known whether radiation therapy is more effective with or without trastuzumab in treating ductal carcinoma in situ.

    Davis, California and other locations