AGCT1531 for Standard Risk Pediatric and Adult Patients with Germ Cell Tumors
What is the Purpose of this Study?
For the standard risk groups 1 and 2, we want to compare the effects of carboplatin with cisplatin for patients with standard risk germ cell tumors to find out which one is better.
Who Can Participate in this Study?
Female children and adults who:
-Are aged 49 or younger
-Have primary extracranial germ cell tumor
-Have received prior systemic therapy
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
-Be assigned to one of the following groups:
-- Low risk, standard risk 1 or standard risk 2
If you are in:
- Low risk group:
-- Be closely watched for 2 years and less frequently for years 3-5
-- Get blood tests and imaging tests to see if your tumor has came back
- Standard risk 1 and 2 groups:
-- Be put into one of two groups (Like the flip of a coin) to get chemotherapy with bleomycin, etoposide and either cisplatin (standard) or carboplatin (experimental).
-- Get one of the two treatments for either 3 or 4 cycles that last 3 weeks (21 days) each.
-- Have tissue and scans from your tumor tested