Individual Patient Expanded Access IND of Hope Biosciences First Blood Relative Allogeneic Adipose-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (HB-adMSCs) for Pancreatic Cancer
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The drug for this submission is Hope Biosciences' allogeneic, first blood relative, adipose-derived culture-expanded mesenchymal stem cells (HB-adMSCs) for the treatment of a single patient with Pancreatic Cancer (PC). PC is an extremely infiltrative neoplasm that usually presents with vascular and perineural invasion in surgically resected tumors. Metastases to lymph nodes, liver and distant sites are all very common. Its incidence has markedly increased over the past several decades and ranks as the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Despite the high mortality rate associated with pancreatic cancer, its etiology is poorly understood. PC patients experience physiological symptoms such as anemia, ascites, severe fatigue, pain, cachexia, weakness, insomnia, confusion, and memory loss. The aggressive nature of PC leads to rapid deterioration of patients' quality of life and diminished ability to participate in treatment.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Documented diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer
Immunosuppression as defined by WBC < 3, 000 cells/ml at baseline screening.
Other acute or chronic medical conditions that, in the opinion of the investigator, may increase the risks associated with study participation or HB-adMSC administration.
Any abnormal, inexplicable laboratory result with no obvious cause defined.
Participation in other interventional research studies. Unwillingness to return for follow-up visits