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Veliparib With Radiation Therapy in Patients With Inflammatory or Loco-regionally Recurrent Breast Cancer

Study identifier: NCT01477489
Full study details on

Name of PARP Inhibitor used in study:

Veliparib (Abbvie)


Breast cancer with either

a) locoregional recurrence after previous mastectomy or,
b) inflammatory breast cancer status post mastectomy for which radiotherapy to the chest wall and regional nodes is planned as part of treatment.
Patients with Stage IV disease are eligible as long as they meet these criteria.

Type of study:

Phase I study


Veliparib twice daily and standard radiation treatment

Study sites:

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Contact: Nicole Ryabin 617-632-6767
Contact: Jennifer Bellon 617-632-3591

Ann Arbor
University of Michigan
Contact: Cancer Answer Line 800-865-1125
Contact: Michelle Castle 734-615-8492

New York
New York City
Memorial Sloan Ketter Cancer Center

Contact: Dr. Beryl McCormick: 212-639-6756

Page updated 07/08/13

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