70 studies found

Detection of MSI in Circulating Tumor DNA of Colorectal Carcinoma Patients

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To test the hypothesis that there is high level of concordance between the electrophoretic mobility profile of microsatellite biomarkers in circulating cell-free deoxyribonucleic acid (ccfDNA) versus in primary tumor tissues in patients with colorectal carcinomas displaying microsatellite instability. II. To test the hypothesis that changes in the...

Collection and Storage of Tissue and Blood Samples From Patients With Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To procure biologic tissues and materials to generate preclinical models of cancer. OUTLINE: Tumor tissue and blood samples are procured during procedures that are required for the patients' clinical management and will be stored via xenograft (transplant to another species) models or in vitro cell culture for...

Norris ORIEN Total Cancer Care

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To establish a longitudinal study of clinical and related data from patients with or at risk for cancer. II. To establish a large biospecimen repository that is linked to clinical and related data. III. To follow patients through their lifetime though passive or active follow-up. IV. To...

Fluid Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To estimate the sensitivity and specificity of the fluid biopsy in establishing a diagnosis of bronchogenic carcinoma. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the accuracy of determination of the histologic subtype of bronchogenic lung cancer. II. To determine the relative contribution of cell based high definition circulating tumor...

Collection of Blood in Studying Metabolites in Patients With Prostate Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. Develop blood sample collection and preparation procedures for reliable, meaningful metabolomic profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) by liquid chromatography/quadruple-time of flight/mass spectrometry (LC/Q-TOF/MS) that can be implemented in a clinical setting. II. Optimize data analysis methods and software usage to create a metabolic profile for...

Collection of Immunology Specimens From Patients With Cancer or Blood Disorders, and Healthy Volunteers

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES; I. Identify changes in immune system parameters in patients receiving immunotherapies (including immune checkpoint inhibitors, immunostimulatory/immunomodulatory agents, cellular therapies, stem cell transplantation) and compare to changes in patients receiving conventional chemotherapy, targeted-agent therapy, and healthy normal volunteers using multiparameter flow cytometry, time-of-flight mass cytometry, cytokine quantification, functional analysis...

In Situ Immunomodulation With CDX-301, Radiation Therapy, CDX-1140 and Poly-ICLC in Patients w/ Unresectable and Metastatic Solid Tumors

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To evaluate the safety profile of in situ immunomodulation with recombinant Flt3 ligand (CDX-301), radiotherapy, agonistic anti-CD40 monoclonal antibody CDX-1140, and Poly-ICLC in unresectable and metastatic melanoma, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, high-grade bone and soft tissue sarcoma or breast cancer patients with injectable palpable...

A Dose Finding Phase 1 of Sarilumab Plus Capecitabine in HER2/Neu-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer and a Single-arm, Historically-controlled Phase 2 Study of Sarilumab Plus Capecitabine in Stage I-III Triple Negative Breast Cancer With High-Risk Residual Disease (EMPOWER)

The study will consist of two phases, I and II. Phase I will include patients with metastatic TNBC, HER2/neu-negative and hormone resistant breast cancer. A total of 4 doses of sarilumab will be given with the starting dose of 150 mg SQ at 3-weeks cycles given 3 days prior to...

A Study to Evaluate Change in Disease Activity of Subcutaneous (SC) Epcoritamab Combined With Intravenous and Oral Rituximab, Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, Vincristine, and Prednisone (R-CHOP) or R-CHOP in Adult Participants With Newly Diagnosed Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

B-cell Lymphoma is an aggressive and rare cancer of a type of immune cells (a white blood cell responsible for fighting infections). The purpose of this study is to assess the change in disease activity of epcoritamab when combined with intravenous and oral rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin hydrochloride, vincristine, and prednisone...

Study of Subcutaneous Epcoritamab in Combination With Intravenous Rituximab and Oral Lenalidomide (R2) to Assess Adverse Events and Change in Disease Activity in Adult Participants With Follicular Lymphoma

Follicular Lymphoma (FL) is the second most common B-cell cancer and the most common type of cancer of lymphocytes. Unfortunately, this disease is incurable with conventional treatment and the disease recurs in almost all patients. This study will assess how safe and effective epcoritamab is in combination with lenalidomide and...

A Study of ASP1570 Taken by Itself or With Pembrolizumab in Adults With Solid Tumors

Immune therapies work with the body's immune system to treat a number of cancers. They work with T-cells, a type of white blood cell, to target and attack specific tumors. However, some tumors can become resistant to attack by T-cells over time. They do this by sending "off" signals to...

I-SPY TRIAL: Neoadjuvant and Personalized Adaptive Novel Agents to Treat Breast Cancer

I-SPY2 will assess the efficacy of novel drugs in sequence with standard chemotherapy. The goal is identify treatment strategies for subsets on the basis of molecular characteristics (biomarker signatures) of their disease with high estimated pCR rate. As described for previous adaptive trials, novel regimens with sufficiently high activities alone...

Testing the Effects of Low Dose Apalutamide on Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Levels in Men Scheduled for Removal of the Prostate Gland

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To determine the effects of low dose apalutamide on circulating levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the effect of low dose apalutamide on: Ia. Reversibility of testosterone levels 7-14 days post intervention; Ib. Post-intervention plasma trough apalutamide concentration; Ic. Health-related quality of...

Testing Atezolizumab With or Without Selinexor in Patients >= 18 Years Old With Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma, the Axiom Study

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. Determine the overall response rate (by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors [RECIST] version [v]1.1) for selinexor in combination with atezolizumab in immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI)-naive patients with alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS). SECONDARY OBJECTIVE: I. Assess the number of activated CD8+ T cells infiltrating the tumor...

Testing the Safety and Efficacy of the Addition of A New Anti-cancer Drug, ZEN003694, to Chemotherapy Treatment (Etoposide and Cisplatin) for Adult and Pediatric Patients (12-17 Years) With NUT Carcinoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of the addition of BET bromodomain inhibitor ZEN-3694 (ZEN003694) to etoposide and cisplatin (EP) in participants with NUT Carcinoma (NC). (Phase 1) II. Evaluate the overall objective response rate (ORR) of the addition of ZEN003694...

Immunotherapy in Combination With Prednisone and Sirolimus for Kidney Transplant Recipients With Unresectable or Metastatic Skin Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To evaluate the proportion of kidney transplant recipients with selected advanced cutaneous cancers who at 14 weeks after administration of prednisone, sirolimus, nivolumab, and ipilimumab experience complete response (CR), partial response (PR), or stable disease (SD) without allograft loss. SECONDARY OBJECTIVE: I. To estimate the objective response...

Confronting Cancer as a Community

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To create a well-characterized cohort of Hispanic patients with colon cancer, with patient-level data, genomic, transcriptomic, clinical, and outcomes data. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To identify genomic/transcriptomic predictors of treatment outcomes (time to recurrence, time to progression, and overall survival). II. To identify associations between somatic tumor deoxyribonucleic...

Stockholm3 Validation Study in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort

Study Design and Procedures: The research coordinator will explain the information contained within the consent. Additionally, patient's blood will be drawn prior to their biopsy. Prior to the biopsy, blood will be collected in x2 ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) 4 ml tubes after obtaining consent from the subjects. One tube will...

Longitudinal Advanced Prostate Cancer Cohort (LAPCC)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To create an annotated biorepository with prospectively collected blood and urine samples from men with advanced prostate cancer. OUTLINE: This is an observational study. Patients undergo blood and urine sample collection, complete surveys, and have their medical records reviewed on study.

A Study of miRNA 371 in Patients With Germ Cell Tumors

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To estimate the positive predictive value within each of the early stage testicular seminoma and nonseminoma groups using plasma miRNA 371 expression at relapse to detect germ cell malignancy. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To bank prospectively obtained serial liquid biospecimens for low and moderate risk of relapse patients...

SWOG S1827 (MAVERICK) Testing Whether the Use of Brain Scans Alone Instead of Brain Scans Plus Preventive Brain Radiation Affects Lifespan in Patients With Small Cell Lung Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To evaluate whether overall survival (OS) with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) surveillance alone is not inferior to MRI surveillance combined with prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) for the treatment of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare cognitive failure free survival (CFFS) rate up to...

7 Tesla MRI Neuroimaging in Testicular Cancer Patients With Hypogonadism and on Androgen Replacement Therapy

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To assess longitudinal structural changes in brain architecture using MRI in hypogonadal men with testis cancer being treated with androgen replacement therapy. OUTLINE: This is an observational study. Patients undergo 7T MRI over 1-2 hours at baseline and at 12 months after baseline. Patients also undergo a...

Study of Neoantigen-specific Adoptive T Cell Therapy for Newly Diagnosed MGMT Negative Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

This randomized study is designed to compare the combination of TVI-Brain-1 immunotherapy and standard therapy compared to standard therapy alone as a treatment for newly diagnosed MGMT unmethylated glioblastoma patients. The general procedures include the collection and testing of cancer tissue samples after surgery and chemoradiation therapy (radiation and temozolomide)....

Using Nivolumab Alone or With Cabozantinib to Prevent Mucosal Melanoma Return After Surgery

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To compare the efficacy of adjuvant nivolumab (480 mg every [q]4 weeks) versus nivolumab plus cabozantinib s-malate (cabozantinib) (40 mg daily) in patients with mucosal melanoma. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare overall survival between the two adjuvant therapies. II. To evaluate the adverse effects in each arm....

Study of Adjuvant Cemiplimab Versus Placebo After Surgery and Radiation Therapy in Patients With High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Cemiplimab is a monoclonal antibody. Antibodies are proteins naturally found in the blood. A monoclonal antibody is a special antibody that is manufactured as a medication to target specific proteins in the body that may be involved in cancer. Cemiplimab works by blocking programmed death-1 (PD-1), a cell receptor on...