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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...

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...

Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells Clinical Assay in Finding Kidney Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate a novel clinical assay (Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells [MDSC] Clinical Assay) to detect cancer associated immune cells in the peripheral blood of patients as a means to better detect and monitor malignant renal cell carcinoma in patients. II. Determine mean MDSC level, intra-subject variability, and...

MDSC Clinical Assay in Finding and Monitoring Cancer Cells in Blood and Urine Samples From Patients With or Without Localized or Metastatic Bladder Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate a novel clinical assay (MDSC clinical assay) to detect cancer associated immune cells in the peripheral blood of patients as a means to better detect and monitor malignant bladder cancer in patients. II. Estimate mean MDSC level, intra-patient variability, and inter-patient variability, for 3 groups...

Cell-Free DNA and RNA in Blood fromMetastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To document the appearance of androgen receptor isoform splice variant 7 (AR-V7) expression over the course of therapy in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). II. To determine whether detectable AR-V7 is associated with a shortened duration of treatment benefit of abiraterone or enzalutamide. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine...

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...

Olaparib in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Advanced Urothelial Cancer With DNA-Repair Defects

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To evaluate the efficacy of olaparib in two cohorts of patients with metastatic/advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC) pre-selected by deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-repair defects as measured by overall response rate (ORR). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To describe the effect of therapy on progression free survival (PFS). II. To describe the...

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...

Guadecitabine and Durvalumab in Treating Patients With Advanced Liver, Pancreatic, Bile Duct, or Gallbladder Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the dose limiting toxicities and determine the maximum tolerated dose/recommended phase 2 dose of the combination of guadecitabine and durvalumab. (Dose escalation part) II. To evaluate the objective response rate (per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors [RECIST] 1.1) for the combination of guadecitabine and...

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...

I-SPY 2 TRIAL: Neoadjuvant and Personalized Adaptive Novel Agents to Treat Breast Cancer

I-SPY 2 will compare the efficacy of novel drugs in combination with standard chemotherapy with the efficacy of standard therapy alone. The goal is identify improved treatment regimens for subsets on the basis of molecular characteristics (biomarker signatures) of their disease. As described for previous adaptive trials, regimens that show...

Topotecan With or Without M6620 in Treating Patients With Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer or Extrapulmonary Small Cell Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To determine if the combination of ATR kinase inhibitor M6620 (M6620) with topotecan hydrochloride (topotecan) will result in an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) compared to topotecan alone in patients with relapsed small cell lung cancer (SCLC). SECONDARY OBJECTIVE: I. To determine the objective response rate (ORR)...

Nivolumab With or Without Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Refractory Metastatic Anal Canal Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate overall response rate (ORR) with nivolumab in patients with previously treated metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (SCCA) of the anal canal. (Part A) II. To determine an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) when nivolumab is combined with ipilimumab versus (vs.) nivolumab alone in patients with previously...

Savolitinib in Treating Participants With MET Amplified Metastatic or Unresectable Colorectal Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To estimate the objective response rate (ORR) of savolitinib in patients with MET amplified metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To describe the clinical activity (duration of response, progression free survival [PFS]) of savolitinib in patients with MET amplified metastatic CRC. II. To describe the toxicities...

Standard of Care Therapy With or Without Stereotactic Radiosurgery and/or Surgery in Treating Patients With Limited Metastatic Breast Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine whether ablation (through stereotactic body radiation therapy [SBRT] [stereotactic radiosurgery] and/or surgical resection of all known metastases) in oligometastatic breast cancer patients provides a sufficient signal for improved progression-free survival (PFS) to warrant full accrual to the Phase III portion of the trial. (Phase II-R)...

Safety and Efficacy of MAGE-A3/A6 T Cell Receptor Engineered T Cells (KITE-718) in HLA-DPB1*04:01 Positive Adults With Advanced Cancers

Participants found to be human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DPB1*04:01 positive and whose tumors are MAGE-A3 and/or MAGE-A6 positive can participate if all eligibility criteria are met. Other tests required to determine eligibility include a physical exam, electrocardiogram (ECG) and echocardiogram (ECHO) of the heart, CT or MRI scans, and blood draws....

Regorafenib Plus Pembrolizumab in First Line Systemic Treatment of HCC

This study will determine if the combination of regorafenib and pembrolizumab is safe and tolerated in patients with advanced liver cancer. In addition, the study will explore the anti-tumor activity of this combination as well as potentially identifying blood and tissue biomarkers associated with disease activity, status or response. The...

Phase 1b Multi-indication Study of Anetumab Ravtansine in Mesothelin Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors

The key purpose of the main part of the study is to assess efficacy and safety of anetumab ravtansine as monotherapy or combination therapy for mesothelin expressing advanced solid tumors. The main purpose of the safety lead-in (dose-finding) part of the study is to determine the safety and tolerability of...

Collection of Blood Samples in Patients With Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the ability of next generation sequencing (NGS) to monitor the evolution of cancer-specific mutations in patients undergoing treatment for non-small cell lung carcinoma and for whom the molecular profile of the tumor cells prior to treatment is known. II. Compare the sensitivity of digital droplet...

Standard Systemic Therapy With or Without Definitive Treatment in Treating Participants With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare overall survival in metastatic prostate cancer patients who are randomized to standard systemic therapy (SST) plus definitive treatment of the primary tumor versus standard systemic therapy alone. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare overall survival in metastatic prostate cancer patients who received SST plus surgical excision...

A Phase 2 Multicenter Study of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel in Subjects With Relapsed/Refractory Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

This study will enroll approximately 160 adult subjects who have relapsed or refractory (r/r) iNHL to be infused with the study treatment, axicabtagene ciloleucel, to see if their disease responds to this experimental product and if this product is safe. Axicabtagene ciloleucel is made from the subjects own white blood...

Digital Tomosynthesis Mammography and Digital Mammography in Screening Patients for Breast Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare the proportions of participants in the tomosynthesis mammography (TM) and digital mammography (DM) study arms experiencing the occurrence of an ?advanced? breast cancer at any time during a period of 4.5 years from randomization, including the period of active screening and a period of clinical...

DSC-MRI in Measuring Relative Cerebral Blood Volume for Early Response to Bevacizumab in Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine whether binary changes (increase versus [vs.] decrease) in rCBV within enhancing tumor from baseline to 2 weeks after initiation of anti-angiogenic therapy is associated with overall survival (OS). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine whether the baseline pre-treatment rCBV measure alone is associated with OS. II....

Core Biopsies for Establishing a Breast Tumor Tissue Repository

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To develop a baseline and serial breast cancer core biopsy repository within the University of Southern California (USC)/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Women's Cancer Program. II. To develop and maintain a secure clinical database of relevant demographic, clinical, pathologic and longitudinal outcome characteristics of the samples to be...

AFPᶜ³³²T in Advanced HCC

This first time in human study is intended for men and women at least 18 years of age who have advanced liver cancer which has grown or returned after being treated. Those who did not tolerate or refused other therapies may also participate. The purpose of this study is to...

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