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Cancer, General clinical trials at UC Davis
2 research studies open to eligible people

  • A Study of the Effects of Chemotherapy on Fertility in Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) Survivors

    open to eligible males ages 18-50

    This research trial studies saliva, semen, and blood samples to determine effects of chemotherapy on fertility in osteosarcoma survivors. Study biospecimen samples from osteosarcoma survivors in the laboratory may help doctors learn whether chemotherapy causes fertility problems and to learn more about the long term effects.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • A Study of the Experimental Prevena™ device (Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) for Soft Tissue Sarcoma Wounds

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a study comparing two methods of dressing a post operative wound that are currently in practice. One method is a traditional dry gauze dressing. The other method is using a negative pressure dressing that provides gentle suction on the wound. The investigators will attempt to determine how well the use of post-operative negative pressure dressing reduces wound healing problems in patients who have surgery after radiation for a sarcoma in the thigh or leg.

    Charleston, South Carolina