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Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery Clinical Trials

Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery is at the forefront of abdominal and digestive cancer treatment research. As investigators on numerous trials, our specialist physicians have unparalleled experience with many innovative treatments once they are approved for broad use. Patients also may be eligible to take part in these experimental treatments. Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery researchers also contribute to groundbreaking studies and other publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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Current Abdominal and Digestive Clinical Trials and Studies

Cancer

Evaluation of Biomarkers as a Predictor of Cancer and Healing
Study Type: Specimen Study
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: UofL Investigator

Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

A Phase 3 Double-blinded, Two-arm Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) versus Placebo as Adjuvant Therapy in Participants with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Complete Radiological Response after Surgical Resection or Local Ablation (KEYNOTE-937)
Study Type: Drug Study
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme CORP

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Immunotherapy and Irreversible Electroporation in the Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Study Type: Drug Study
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Registry To Evaluate Effectiveness And Safety Of The NanoKnife System For The Ablation Of Stage 3 Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: The Direct Registry For IRE Cancer Treatment
Study Type: Registry
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: AngioDynamics, Inc.

Pancreatic Cancer

Chemotherapy and Irreversible Electroporation in the Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Study Type: Observational
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: UofL Investigator

Pancreatic Cancer

A Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled, Unblinded Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the NanoKnife® System for the Ablation of Unresectable Stage 3 Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Study Type: Device Study
Robert Martin  M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Martin M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
University of Louisville Physicians - Surgical Oncology
Sponsor: AngioDynamics, Inc.
Text: Liver & Pancreas

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