51 studies found

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...

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To centrally test resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for genetic mutations to facilitate accrual to randomized adjuvant studies. II. To obtain clinically annotated tumor tissue and patient-matched non-malignant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from peripheral blood, as well as detailed epidemiologic and clinical follow-up data, to allow clinically...

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...

Precise DCE-MRI in Diagnosing Participants With Recurrent High Grade Glioma or Melanoma Brain Metastases

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To optimize and technically validate specially-tailored acquisition and reconstruction (STAR) DCE-MRI based on the accuracy and reproducibility of whole-brain tracer-kinetic (TK) parameter maps. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To develop a robust clinical implementation of STAR DCE-MRI. II. To clinically evaluate STAR DCE-MRI in patients with brain tumors. OUTLINE:...

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

I-SPY 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 a...

Epigenetics, Vitamin C, and Abnormal Blood Cell Formation - Vitamin C in Patients With Low-Risk Myeloid Malignancies

BACKGROUND Recent investigations have shown that mutations in epigenetic regulators are common, both in the apparently normal hematopoiesis of the elderly and in patients (pts) with myeloid cancers. It was long anticipated that DNA methylation was a permanent silencing mark, but with the discovery of the ten eleven translocation (TET)...

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...

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)...

AFPᶜ³³²T in Advanced HCC

This first time in human study is intended for men and women between 18 and 75 years of age who have advanced liver cancer which has grown or returned after being treated or another AFP expressing tumor. Those who did not tolerate or refused other therapies may also participate. The...

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...

Immunotherapy With IFx-Hu2.0 Vaccine for Advanced MCC or cSCC

Approximately twenty adult patients (≥ 18 years of age), of any sex, ethnicity, and race with histologically confirmed MCC or cSCC with accessible lesions, will be eligible for study enrollment and treatment with IFx-Hu2.0 (i.e. 20 total patients across both indications). These types of non-melanoma cancers are very rare in...

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 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...

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...

Nivolumab and Multi-fraction Stereotactic Radiosurgery With or Without Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Recurrent Grade II-III Meningioma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the maximum tolerated combination and safety profile of multi-fraction radiosurgery with concurrent nivolumab plus or minus ipilimumab for recurrent radiation-relapsed high-grade meningioma. (Phase I) II. To evaluate the objective response rate (ORR) of multi-fraction radiosurgery with concurrent nivolumab plus or minus ipilimumab for recurrent radiation-relapsed...

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...

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...

Combined Breast MRI and Biomarker Strategies in Identifying High-risk Breast Cancer Patients

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the number of high risk women with abnormal screening breast MRI and morphologically normal biopsy over 7 years. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine if WNT10B/mutant p53 expression as measured in the 0-month biopsy predicts women with an abnormal MRI/non-cancerous biopsy who will progress to cancer...

CMP-001 and INCAGN01949 for Patients With Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer and Other Cancers Except Melanoma

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the maximum tolerated dose and tolerance of virus-like particle VLP-encapsulated TLR9 agonist CMP-001 (CMP-001 [TLR9 agonist]) in combination with agonistic anti-OX40 monoclonal antibody INCAGN01949 (INCAGN01949) (an activating antibody against OX40) both given intratumorally for patients with previously treated (for their metastatic disease) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma...

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A Phase II trial of sEphB4-HSA in combination with Anti PD1 Antibody Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) for metastatic urothelial cancer refractory to platinum

Patients with the most common type of bladder cancer are initially treated with chemotherapy with regimens that include a platinum agent such as cisplatin or carboplatin. Once the cancer develops resistance the treatment is changed to an anti PD1/PDL1 immunotherapy with drugs such as pembrolizumab or nivolumab. This study proposes...

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Metastatic or Unresectable Colon or Rectal Cancer for a COLOMATE Trial

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To perform blood-based genomic profiling on patients with treatment refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) to facilitate accrual to molecularly assigned therapies. II. To facilitate clinically annotated genomic analyses. OUTLINE: Patients submit blood samples for genetic testing.

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...

Clinical Validation of the InterVenn Ovarian CAncer Liquid Biopsy

This is a prospective, international, multi-center, observational study with a goal of collecting de-identified samples and data from 1,200 women with a known pelvic mass. Participants will consent to baseline and follow-up data and biospecimen collections.

Study of GNX102 in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

GNX102 is a humanized monoclonal antibody (mAb) developed by GlycoNex. GNX102 binds with high affinity to branched Lewis B/Lewis Y (LeB/LeY) glycans, which are novel glycans caused by glycosylation changes in tumors. The monomeric LeB and LeY are blood group related antigens, commonly present in healthy adult tissues at low...

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....