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Overview

Participating in clinical trials for scleroderma and related symptoms is a way to advance scientific understanding of the disease and its potential treatments.

Clinical Trials for Scleroderma. Completed, activie and not recruiting, not yet recruiting, and recruiting. ClinicalTrials.gov.

Systemic Scleroderma Symptoms. Most of the proven or accepted treatments for scleroderma symptoms are found on the individual symptom pages. See the master listing of scleroderma symptoms or use our internal site search (above) to find the latest information and treatments. The best recommendation we can give is for scleroderma patients to consult a scleroderma expert, since it is a rare illness with unusual complications and unique treatment concerns. ISN.

Types of Scleroderma. Symptoms, treatments and prognosis for scleroderma vary drastically based on the type of scleroderma. ISN.

Scleroderma and Alternative Medicine, Herbs, and Vitamins. Some helpful ideas to try along with tips on therapies to avoid. ISN.

Scleroderma Experts

See a scleroderma expert to apply for enrollment in clinical trials and for the best possible clinical care.

Scleroderma Experts. Scleroderma is a rare disease so it is best to consult an expert as soon as possible to be assured of the latest treatment information, and for the opportunity to enroll in clinical trials. ISN.

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Scleroderma Research

Scleroderma Research covers potential causes of scleroderma, the history of scleroderma, postmortem resources for such issues as autopsies and cadavers, research registries for patients and family members, plus scleroderma treatments and clinical trials. ISN.

Overview
Causes of Scleroderma
History of Scleroderma
Postmortem Resources
Scleroderma Research Registries
Treatments and Clinical Trials

Open Enrollments

Scleroderma Clinical Trials, Open Enrollments. Excitement is brewing in the field of scleroderma research, as every day seems to bring new advances regarding possible causes of scleroderma as well as improved treatments. ISN.

Overview
Symptom Treatments
Actemra (Tocilizumab)
ADRC Injections/STAR Trial
AIMSPRO
Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant
AM152 (Lysophosphatidic Acid 1)
Ambrisentan for Scleroderma
Bardoxolone by Reata
BEAT Clinical Trial
Buspirone
Cyclophosphamide
Cyclophosphamide and rATG With Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support
DISTOL-1
Fludarabine/Donor Peripheral SCT
Fresolimumab
GS-4997 (Selonsertib)
Hydrogen Sulphide
IVIg
JBT101
MEDI-551
Nilotnib (Tasigna)
Nintedanib (OFEV)
Opsumit® (Macitentan)
Pomalidomide
Resunab
Rituximab for PAH
SAR156597 for IPF (Sanofi)
Scleroderma Lung Study II
SPIN: Patient-centered Network
Stem Cell Transplants for Scleroderma
Tracleer® (Bosentan)
Terguride
Twins and Siblings Study
Vasculan
Velcade® (Bortezomib)
Zibotentan

Completed, Positive Results

Scleroderma Clinical Trials, Completed, Positive Results.Excitement is brewing in the field of scleroderma research, as every day seems to bring new advances regarding possible causes of scleroderma as well as improved treatments. ISN.

AIMSPRO
Bosentan/Tracleer
Combination Therapies
Electrophoresis with Ximedon
Halofuginone
Infliximab
IVIg
Methotrexate
Photopheresis
Pirfenidone/ESBRIET
PUVA/UVA-1 and Phototherapy
PVAC
Rituximab (Rituxan)
Stem Cell Transplant
Urokinase Therapy

Completed, Awaiting Results

Scleroderma Clinical Trials, Completed, Awaiting Results. ISN.

Psychological Treatments
Sildenafil in PH
SCOT Trial

Completed, Inconclusive Results

Bovine Collagen DMSO/MSM

Completed, Negative Results

Scleroderma Clinical Trials, Completed, Negative Results. Disproven treatments for systemic scleroderma include alpha interferon, imatinib mesylate, minocycline (the "antibiotic cure"), penicillamine, and relaxin. ISN.

Overview
Alpha Interferon
Anti-TGFß1 (CAT 192)
Chlorambucil/5-flourouracil
Gamma Interferon
Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec)
Minocycline (Antibiotic)
Penicillamine, Cuprimine, Depen
Potaba
Relaxin
Riociguat
Tamoxifen

Also See

Sjögren's Treatments & Clinical Trials
Scleroderma Medical News

Scleroderma Symptoms (treatments are listed for each symptom)

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