Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00003641

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

RATIONALE: Interferon alfa may interfere with the growth of cancer cells. It is not yet known whether treatment with interferon alfa is more effective than observation alone for stage II or stage III melanoma that has been completely removed surgically. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying high dose interferon alfa to see how well it works compared to observation only in treating patients with stage II or stage III melanoma that has been completely removed by surgery.

Official Title

Phase III Randomized Study of Four Weeks of High Dose Interferon Alfa-2b in Stage T2bN0, T3a-bN0, T4a-bN0, and T1-4, N1a,2a (Microscopic) Melanoma

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Harlan Pinto
Harlan Pinto
Medical oncologist, Head and neck specialist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
George A. Fisher Jr.
George A. Fisher Jr.
Medical oncologist, Gastrointestinal specialist
Colleen Haas Chair in the School of Medicine
Sunil Arani Reddy
Sunil Arani Reddy
Medical oncologist, Cutaneous oncology specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Oncology

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CONTACT

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(650) 498-7061