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UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver

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Beaver, Pennsylvania 15009
Global Leader in Cancer
Global Leader in Breast Cancer
Conducts research for Lung Cancer
Conducts research for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Conducts research for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
110 reported clinical trials
21 medical researchers
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Summary

UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver is a medical facility located in Beaver, Pennsylvania. This center is recognized for care of Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other specialties. UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver is involved with conducting 110 clinical trials across 260 conditions. There are 21 research doctors associated with this hospital, such as Liza C. Villaruz, Adam Brufsky, MD, Melissa A. Burgess, and Dan P. Zandberg.

Area of expertise

1Cancer
Global Leader
UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver has run 49 trials for Cancer. Some of their research focus areas include:
Stage IV
Stage III
Stage II
2Breast Cancer
Global Leader
UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver has run 20 trials for Breast Cancer. Some of their research focus areas include:
ER positive
HER2 negative
HER2 positive

Top PIs

Clinical Trials running at UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver

Breast Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Oropharyngeal Carcinoma
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Durvalumab + Chemotherapy

for Breast Cancer

This phase III trial compares the addition of an immunotherapy drug (durvalumab) to usual chemotherapy versus usual chemotherapy alone in treating patients with MammaPrint Ultrahigh (MP2) stage II-III hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative breast cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as durvalumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Chemotherapy drugs, such as paclitaxel, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. There is some evidence from previous clinical trials that people who have a MammaPrint Ultrahigh Risk result may be more likely to respond to chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Adding durvalumab to usual chemotherapy may be able to prevent the cancer from returning for patients with MP2 stage II-III hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative breast cancer.
Recruiting2 awards Phase 340 criteria
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T-DM1 + Tucatinib

for Breast Cancer

This study is evaluating whether a combination of two drugs may help prevent breast cancer from coming back.
Recruiting1 award Phase 313 criteria
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Chemotherapy Reduction After Surgery

for Breast Cancer

This study is evaluating whether a combination of drugs may help treat breast cancer.
Recruiting1 award Phase 227 criteria

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UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver is a medical facility located in Beaver, Pennsylvania. This center is recognized for care of Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other specialties. UPMC-Heritage Valley Health System Beaver is involved with conducting 110 clinical trials across 260 conditions. There are 21 research doctors associated with this hospital, such as Liza C. Villaruz, Adam Brufsky, MD, Melissa A. Burgess, and Dan P. Zandberg.