Clinical trials are patient studies that test new treatments and therapies. The main purpose of clinical trials is to find a better way to prevent, diagnose or treat a disease. Everyone who participates in clinical trials is a volunteer.
At Children’s Health℠, research is a way of life and a way forward to better care. Our physicians and scientists actively engage in research and innovation, every day. Current research – in conjunction with UT Southwestern – focuses on a number of critical areas in pediatric health, expanding treatment options and redefining what is possible in pediatric medicine.
The purpose of this research study is to make 131I-MIBG therapy available to patients with advanced neuroblastoma, pheochromocytoma, or paraganglioma and further assess the side effects of 131I-MIBG therapy.