Clinical trial researches targeted therapy for biliary tract cancers

NIH researcher

Jonathan Hernandez, M.D.

Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is an aggressive cancer of the bile ducts that connect the liver, gallbladder and small intestines. A clinical trial led by Jonathan M. Hernandez, M.D., Investigator in the Surgical Oncology Program, is researching targeted drug therapy for CCA and gallbladder cancer.

The trial will take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and there is no cost for participation.

For more information, contact Kate Smith at (240) 858-3531 or identifier: NCT04645160

NCI Protocol ID: 21-C-0006

Official Title: Phase II Study Evaluating Efficacy of Tivozanib (AV-951) in Biliary Tract Cancers

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Posted on Mon, 10/02/2023