Treatment for Melanoma

Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, United States
Melanoma+1 More Conditions
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new cancer treatment that uses proton pencil beam scanning. They are testing how well it works and how safe it is.

Eligible Conditions
  • Melanoma
  • Sarcoma

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1.5 years

Month 12
Change in degree of treatment response of bulky tumors treated and not treated with proton GRID therapy
Change in rate of treatment response of bulky tumors treated and not treated with proton GRID therapy
1.5 years
Interventional procedure
3 months post-treatment
Rate of toxicity as assessed by Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE v4)

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

12 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1.5 years

Who is running the clinical trial?

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns HopkinsLead Sponsor
539 Previous Clinical Trials
31,053 Total Patients Enrolled
9 Trials studying Melanoma
112 Patients Enrolled for Melanoma
Jean Wright, MDPrincipal InvestigatorRadiation Oncology, SOM
3 Previous Clinical Trials
149 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The treatment is intended to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life, rather than cure the disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are fresh enrollees currently being accepted for this experiment?

" indicates that this experiment is still recruiting participants, with the original posting being on April 6th 2022 and an update to the listing made October 11th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the maximum capacity of individuals in this trial?

"Affirmative. According to records hosted on, this medical trial is currently searching for suitable candidates and was first advertised on April 6th 2022. It requires 12 patients at a single location for successful completion and the data was last updated on October 11th 2022 ." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.