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Phase I Dose Escalation of Single Fraction Adjuvant Stereotactic Body Partial Breast Irradiation Early Stage Breast CA

Radiation, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
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Assal Rahimi
115315
Female
18 Years and over
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02685332
STU 062015-085
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or invasive epithelial (ductal, medullary, papillary, mucinous (colloid), or tubular histologies
• Willing and able to provide consent
• Age >=18 years.
• Performance status Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) 0-2
• Women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry, for the duration of study participation, and for 90 days following completion of therapy. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately.
• Appropriate staging studies identifying as American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) stage 0, I, or II breast cancer. If stage II, the tumor size must be 3 cm or less.
• Surgical treatment of the breast with lumpectomy Clinical Target Volume (CTV) margin up to 5 cm in maximum dimension with histologically confirmed margins free of tumor (negative margins defined as no tumor on ink in all directions). Re-excision of surgical margins is permitted.
• Gross disease within the breast must be unifocal. (Patients with microscopic multifocality are eligible as long as the total extent of tumor, gross and microscopic, occupies a volume with greatest dimension 3 cm or less)
• Patients with invasive disease are required to have axillary staging including: sentinel node biopsy alone if sentinel node is negative, sentinel node biopsy followed by axillary dissection with a minimum of 6 axillary nodes sampled if sentinel node is positive, or axillary dissection alone (with a minimum of 6 axillary nodes). Patients with DCIS are not required to have axillary staging.
• Patients with a history of non-breast invasive malignancies are eligible if they have been disease-free for 3 or more years prior to entry into the study
Exclusion Criteria:

• T2 (>3.0 cm), T3, stage III, or stage IV breast cancer
• More than 3 histologically positive axillary lymph nodes or axillary lymph nodes with microscopic or macroscopic extracapsular extension.
• Positive non-axillary sentinel nodes or evidence of suspicious supraclavicular, infraclavicular, or internal mammary nodes by imaging or physical exam, unless biopsied and found to be negative for tumor.
• Evidence by physical examination or mammography of other suspicious masses, densities, or microcalcifications in either breast, unless biopsied and found to be benign.
• Non epithelial breast malignancies such as sarcoma or lymphoma.
• Multicentric gross breast carcinoma (either DCIS or invasive cancer) or microscopic breast carcinoma occupying a volume with maximum dimensions of more than 3 centimeters.
• Synchronous bilateral invasive or non-invasive breast cancer.
• Paget's disease of the nipple.
• Previous breast radiation on ipsilateral side or thoracic radiation on the ipsilateral side.
• Treatment plan that includes regional nodal irradiation.
• Any prior treatment with radiation therapy or chemotherapy for the currently diagnosed breast cancer prior to registration. Endocrine therapy may be given but not within 28 days prior to study entry and must be stopped if the patient will be receiving chemotherapy until completion of chemotherapy. Patients must discontinue any hormonal agents such as raloxifene, tamoxifen, or other selective estrogen receptor modulators prior to registration.
• Patients with collagen vascular disease, specifically dermatomyositis with a Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level above normal or active skin rash, systemic lupus erythematosis, or scleroderma.
• Pregnancy or lactation at the time of registration. For women of childbearing age, they must agree to use effective contraceptive methods such as condom/diaphragm and spermicidal foam, intrauterine device, or prescription birth control pills.
• Patients with severe co-extensive comorbidities or significant psychiatric illness.
Radiation: Stereotactic Radiation
Early Stage Breast Cancer, Breast - Female
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Safety Study of Gene Modified Donor T-cells Following Partially Mismatched Stem Cell Transplant

This study will evaluate patients with blood cell cancers who are going to have an allogeneic (donor) blood stem cell transplant from a partially matched relative. The research study will test whether immune cells, called T cells, which come from the donor relative and are specially grown in the laboratory and then given back to the patient along with the stem cell transplant (T cell addback), can help the immune system recover faster after the transplant. As a safety measure, these T cells have been "programmed" with a "self-destruct switch" so that if, after they have been given to the patient, the T cells start to react against the tissues (called "graft versus host" disease, GVHD), the T cells can be destroyed.
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Madhuri Vusirikala
84755
All
18 Years to 65 Years old
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01744223
STU 042013-067
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1. Signed informed consent 2. Age ≥ 18 years and ≤ 65 years 3. Deemed eligible for allogeneic stem cell transplantation 4. Lack of suitable conventional donor (i.e. 8/8 related or unrelated donor) or presence of rapidly progressive disease not permitting time to identify an unrelated donor 5. HLA typing will be performed at high resolution (allele level) for the HLA-A, -B, Cw, and DRBl, and loci
• A minimum genotypic identical match of 4/8 is required.
• The donor and recipient must be identical, as determined by high resolution typing, at least one allele of each of the following genetic loci: HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-Cw, and HLA-DRB1 6. Subjects with adequate organ functions as measured by: 1. Cardiac: Left ventricular ejection fraction at rest must be ≥ 45% 2. Hepatic: Bilirubin ≤ 2.5 mg/dL and ALT, AST and Alkaline Phosphatase < 5 x ULN 3. Renal: Serum creatinine within normal range for age or creatinine clearance, or with a recommended GFR ≥ 50 mL/min/1.73m2 4. Pulmonary: FEV 1, FVC and DLCO (diffusion capacity) ≥ 50% predicted (corrected for hemoglobin); or O2 saturation > 92% on room air 7. Clinical diagnosis of one of the following: a. Acute Leukemia (includes T lymphoblastic lymphoma) in 2nd or subsequent complete remission (CR) i. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in 2nd or subsequent CR. ALL shall be morphologic remission at the time of transplant. Morphologic remission is defined that subjects with normal neutrophil and platelet counts, less than 5% blast cells in a bone marrow (BM) smear and no extramedullary disease ii. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in 2nd or subsequent CR with or without persistent minimal residual disease b. High-risk ALL in 1st CR (including features such as those in i-iii) i. Adverse cytogenetics such as t(9;22), t(1;19), t(4;11), MLL rearrangements ii. Subjects over 30 years of age, or iii. Time to complete remission was greater than 4 weeks. c. High-risk AML in 1st CR (including features such as those listed in i-vii) i. Greater than 1 cycle of induction therapy required to achieve remission ii. Preceding myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) iii. Presence of FLT3 abnormalities iv. FAB M6 or M7 leukemia v. Adverse cytogenetics for overall survival such as those associated with MDS vi. Complex karyotype (>3 abnormalities), or vii. Any of the following: inv(3) or t(3;3), t(6;9), t(6;11), + 8 [alone or with other abnormalities except for t(8;21), t(9;11), inv(16) or t(16;16)], t(l1;19)(q23;p13.1) d. High risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome e. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma relapsed after autologous transplantation f. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma with insufficient autologous hematopoietic stem cells to undergo autologous transplantation g. CML i. in first chronic phase that has not attained at least a complete cytogenetic remission after exposure to at least 3 tyrosine kinase inhibitors ii. in accelerated phase that has not attained at least a complete cytogenetic remission iii. in second chronic phase 8. Performance status: Karnofsky score ≥60%. 9. Patient with hematologic malignancy not responding to /or not eligible for conventional therapy and are approved by Sponsor
Exclusion Criteria:
1. HLA 8/8 allele matched (HLA-A,-B,-Cw,-DRBl) related or unrelated donor able to donate. 2. Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant < 3 months prior to enrollment. 3. Pregnancy or breast-feeding. 4. Evidence of HIV infection or known HIV positive serology. 5. Current uncontrolled bacterial, viral or fungal infection (currently taking medication with evidence of progression of clinical symptoms or radiologic findings). The treating physician will make final determination. 6. Non-hematologic malignancy within prior three (3) years, with the exception of squamous cell or basal cell skin carcinoma. 7. Prior allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant. 8. Subjects with a history of primary idiopathic myelofibrosis. 9. Bovine product allergy.
Biological: BPX-501 dose 1, Drug: Rimiducid, Biological: BPX-501 dose 2, Biological: BPX-501 dose 3, Biological: BPX-501 dose 4, Procedure: SCT
Lymphoma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Multiple Myeloma, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Leukemia, Other, Leukemia, Not Otherwise Specified, Lymphoid Leukemia, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
iCaspase9, iCasp9, Inducible Caspase, AP1903, Dimerizer drug, T depleted, Suicide gene, CD-34 selection, haplotransplantation, Graft versus host disease, Allogenic transplantation
UT Southwestern
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Platinum Based Chemotherapy or Capecitabine in Treating Patients With Residual Triple-Negative Basal-Like Breast Cancer Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, carboplatin and capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether cisplatin or carboplatin is more effective than capecitabine in treating patients with residual triple negative basal-like breast cancer.
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Barbara Haley
30339
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02445391
STU 092016-078
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• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SCREENING AND MOLECULAR PROFILING (STEP 0)
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1 within 2 weeks prior to screening
• Female and male patients must have histologically confirmed invasive breast cancer that meets the following criteria:
• Clinical stage II-III (American Joint Committee on Cancer [AJCC] 7th edition) at diagnosis, based on initial evaluation by clinical examination and/or breast imaging; no metastatic disease allowed
• ER- and PR- should meet one of the following criteria:
• =< 10% cells stain positive, with weak intensity score (equivalent to Allred score =< 3)
• =< 1% cells stain positive, with weak or intermediate intensity score (equivalent to Allred score =< 3)
• HER2 negative (not eligible for anti-HER2 therapy) will be defined as:
• Immunohistochemistry (IHC) 0, 1+ without in situ hybridization (ISH) HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio OR
• IHC 2+ and ISH HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio non-amplified with ratio less than 2.0 and if reported average HER2 copy number < 6 signals/cells OR
• ISH HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio non-amplified with ratio less than 2.0 and if reported average HER2 copy number < 6 signals/cells without IHC
• NOTE: Patients that originally present with synchronous bilateral tumors are eligible provided both tumors are TNBC, and at least one of them fulfills the remainder eligibility criteria of the protocol; multifocal or multicentric breast cancers are eligible as long as all tumors fulfill eligibility criteria
• NOTE: Patients that have a discrepancy in ER/PR/HER2 status between original diagnosis and surgical specimen (if ER/PR/HER2 status were repeated) are not eligible for study participation (i.e. ER/PR/HER2 has to fulfill above criteria in both scenarios)
• Patients must have completed neoadjuvant taxane +/- anthracycline; patients must NOT have received cisplatin or carboplatin or capecitabine as part of their neoadjuvant therapy regimen
• NOTE: Patients who received preoperative therapy as part of a clinical trial may enroll
• NOTE: Patients that were not able to complete their planned neoadjuvant chemotherapy for any reason (i.e. toxicities, etc.) are eligible to participate as long as no further systemic standard of care therapy is planned by the treating physician
• Must have completed definitive resection of primary tumor
• Negative margins for both invasive and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are desirable, however patients with positive margins may enroll if the treatment team believes no further surgery is possible and patient has received radiotherapy; patients with margins positive for lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) are eligible
• Either mastectomy or breast conserving surgery (including lumpectomy or partial mastectomy) is acceptable
• Sentinel node biopsy either pre or post neoadjuvant chemotherapy (i.e. at the time of definitive surgery) are allowed; axillary dissection is encouraged in patients with lymph node involvement, but is not mandatory
• Post neoadjuvant chemotherapy, patients must be found to have residual invasive cancer in the breast at the time of definitive surgery; residual cancer is defined as a contiguous focus of residual invasive cancer, in the breast, measuring >= 1 cm in diameter, and with more than minimal cellularity, as per local pathologist determination; this is required due to constraints in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) extraction for PAM50 analysis
• NOTE: The presence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) without invasion does not qualify as residual invasive disease in the breast
• NOTE: Despite lymph node involvement if residual invasive cancer in the breast is < 1 cm in diameter patients are not eligible for participation
• Radiotherapy may be given before or after protocol treatment per standard of care guidelines; when radiotherapy is planned prior to protocol treatment administration, patients may be registered and screened while receiving radiation
• Post-mastectomy radiotherapy is required for all patients with the following:
• Primary tumor >= 5 cm (prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy [clinically] or at the time of definitive surgery) or involvement of 4 or more lymph nodes at the time of definitive surgery
• For patients with primary tumors < 5 cm or with < 4 involved lymph nodes prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and at the time of definitive surgery, provision of post-mastectomy radiotherapy is at the discretion of the treating physician
• Radiation of regional nodal basins is at the discretion of the treating radiation oncologist
• NOTE: Breast radiotherapy (whole breast or partial) is required for patients who underwent breast-conserving therapy, including lumpectomy or partial mastectomy
• Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL
• Platelets > 100,000 mm^3
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) > 1500 mm^3
• Calculated creatinine clearance of > 50 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula
• Bilirubin =< 1.5 x ULN upper limit of normal (except in patients with documented Gilbert?s disease, who must have a total bilirubin =< 3.0 mg/dL)
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST, serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT]) =< 2.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT, serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase [SGPT]) =< 2.5 x ULN
• No history of TNBC invasive breast cancer within 5 years of enrollment, no concurrent malignancies of any sort
• No clinically significant infections as judged by the treating investigator
• Patients with active >= Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version (v.) 4 grade 2 neuropathy are ineligible
• Adjuvant chemotherapy after surgery other than that specified in this protocol is not allowed; luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists and adjuvant bisphosphonate or denosumab use is allowed
• Patients must have archived formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor tissue specimen from the residual disease on the definitive surgical specimen available for PAM50 analysis for stratification
• Tumor tissue specimen from the definitive surgery has been collected and is ready to ship to the ECOG-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) Central Biorepository and Pathology Facility (CBPF) within 21 weeks post-surgery
• The Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL) at MD Anderson Cancer Center will perform the PAM50 analysis and notify the ECOG-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) operations office within three (3) weeks of receipt of the tumor tissue specimen via secure electronic messaging to the ECOG-ACRIN database; results will not be reported to the submitting institution
• NOTE: Tissue must be submitted any time during screening period, even if patient is getting radiation
• NOTE: Every effort should be made to submit the tumor tissue specimen to the ECOG-ACRIN CBPF immediately
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): No specific timeframe between registration and randomization needs to be observed, as long as:
• Patients randomized to the chemotherapy arms have their cycle 1/ day 1 (platinum based or capecitabine) start within 3 weeks (15 working days) following randomization date
• Randomization occurs no more than 24 weeks from surgery date
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Must have PAM50 analysis by digital mRNA quantitation on the formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor tissue specimen (FFPE) of the residual disease in the breast or axilla resected at the time of definitive surgery completed
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): ECOG performance status 0 or 1 within 2 weeks prior to randomization
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Radiotherapy may be given before or after protocol treatment. when radiotherapy is planned prior to protocol treatment administration, patients must have completed adjuvant radiotherapy >= 2 weeks prior to randomization for protocol therapy, if applicable
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Patients must have completed treatment with any investigational agent >= 30 days prior to randomization for protocol therapy, if applicable
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Patients must be randomized within 24 weeks from surgery
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Women must not be pregnant or breast-feeding; all females of childbearing potential must have a blood test or urine study within 2 weeks prior to randomization to rule out pregnancy
• A female of childbearing potential is any woman, regardless of sexual orientation or whether they have undergone tubal ligation, who meets the following criteria: 1) has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or 2) has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 24 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 24 consecutive months
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Women of childbearing potential and sexually active males must be strongly advised to use an accepted and effective method of contraception or to abstain from sexual intercourse for the duration of their participation in the study
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Platelets > 100,000 mm^3
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) > 1500 mm^3
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): International normalized ratio (INR) =< 3 (to be done/tested only for subjects on warfarin)
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Calculated creatinine clearance of > 50 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Bilirubin =< 1.5 x ULN (except in patients with documented Gilbert?s disease, who must have a total bilirubin =< 3.0 mg/dL)
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Aspartate aminotransferase (AST, SGOT) =< 2.5 x ULN
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Alanine aminotransferase (ALT, SGPT) =< 2.5 x ULN
Drug: Capecitabine, Drug: Carboplatin, Drug: Cisplatin, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Procedure: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Other: Questionnaire Administration
HER2/Neu Negative, Stage IIA Breast Cancer, Stage IIB Breast Cancer, Stage IIIB Breast Cancer, Estrogen Receptor Negative, Progesterone Receptor Negative, Invasive Breast Carcinoma, Stage IIIA Breast Cancer, Stage IIIC Breast Cancer, Triple-Negative Breast Carcinoma, Stage III Breast Cancer, Stage II Breast Cancer, Breast - Female, Breast - Male
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-responders With TRD (ASCERTAINTRD)

This is a multi-site, randomized, open-label, effectiveness trial comparing three treatment arms for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) patients with TRD who are currently on ongoing, stable and adequate antidepressant therapy (ADT). Adequate ADT is defined as a therapeutically sufficient dose for a sufficient treatment period, which would be expected to be effective as listed in the MGH Antidepressant Treatment Response Questionnaire (ATRQ). Patients will be randomized in a 1:1:1 fashion to one of three open-label treatment arms: a) aripiprazole augmentation, b) rTMS augmentation, and c) switching to venlafaxine XR or Duloxetine.
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Madhukar Trivedi
17410
All
18 Years to 80 Years old
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02977299
STU 122016-023
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. women and men ages 18-80, 2. with MDD, of at least 12 weeks duration, according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) criteria confirmed by the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI; Sheehan et al, 1998), 3. have a Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS
•Montgomery and Asberg, 1979) score of at least 20 at screen and baseline as assessed by site clinicians, 4. meet criteria for TRD during the current major depressive episode documented in the MGH Antidepressant Treatment History Questionnaire (ATRQ) (Chandler et al., 2010), which will be defined as being non-responders (less than 50% of symptom improvement) to two or more depression treatment trials of adequate dose and duration as defined by the MGH ATRQ, 5. are currently on an antidepressant of adequate dose (as defined by the MGH ATRQ) and duration (at least 8 weeks), with the antidepressant dose being stable over the past four weeks, and with documented (in the MGH ATRQ) non-response (less than 50% improvement) to the current antidepressant. 6. Patients who have passed the MGH CTNI remote assessment, with documentation provided to sites by MGH CTNI.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. pregnant or breastfeeding women, women of childbearing potential who are not using an accepted means of birth control, or women with a positive urine pregnancy test, 2. patients who have received treatment with rTMS, aripiprazole, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or venlafaxine during the current episode, 3. patients who express an objection to receiving treatment with at least one of the three treatment arms of our study, 4. patients with any history of bipolar disorder or psychosis (diagnosed by MINI), 5. patients with active alcohol or substance abuse disorders within the past 6 months (diagnosed by MINI), 6. patients with suicidal ideation of the degree that, in the opinion of the evaluating clinician, participation in the study would place them at significantly increased risk of suicide, 7. patients with unstable medical issues of such degree that, in the opinion of the evaluating clinician, participation in the study would place them at significant risk of a serious adverse event, or patients with a screening hemoglobin A1c level greater than 7.5%, or patients with epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, or Huntington's Disease, 8. patients who have received treatment with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), 9. patients who have not responded to more than five FDA-approved antidepressant treatment trials of adequate dose and duration during the current episode, or who did not respond to ECT in previous episodes 10. patients on excluded medications, 11. patients with a positive urine screen drug test for a substance for which they do not have a valid prescription for a valid medical reason, 12. patients with currently abnormal thyroid function tests, 13. patients who have received at least one dose of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) four weeks or less prior, and 14. for patients on concomitant psychotropic agents (anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, hypnotics, opiates, triiodothyronine (T3), modafinil, psychostimulants, buspirone, melatonin, omega-3 fatty acids, folate, l-methylfolate, s-adenosyl methionine, lithium) not on the same dose for at least four weeks prior to study entry or who do not agree to continue at the same dose during the acute phase of the study. 15. Patients who do not meet safety criteria for TMS: history of seizures, cardiac pacemaker, DBS or VNS, brain aneurism clips or other metallic implants in the intracranial space. 16. Also excluded is an individual who has received any administration of ketamine in the current episode for the treatment of depression.
Drug: Aripiprazole, Device: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), Drug: Venlafaxine XR
Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder, Brain and Nervous System
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Rapid Antidepressant Effects of Leucine

This randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study seeks to evaluate the antidepressant effect of L-leucine, an essential amino acid, in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).
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Madhukar Trivedi
17410
All
18 Years to 64 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03079297
STU 082016-037
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Current primary diagnosis of nonpsychotic major depressive disorder.
• Stable antidepressant dose of no more than one antidepressant medication for 4 weeks and no anticipated changes during the study period.
• Stable doses of all concomitant medications for over 6 weeks.
• No more than two failed antidepressant trials of adequate dose and duration, as defined by ATRQ, in the current episode.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Psychiatric co-morbidity posing safety risk.
• Pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant over the ensuing 2 months following study entry or are sexually active and not using adequate contraception
• Exclusionary psychiatric conditions (such as substance dependence in the last 6 months, substance abuse in the last 2 months, or lifetime history of psychotic disorders.
• Unstable or terminal general medical condition (GMC).
• Concomitant medications that interact with L-leucine (e.g. sildenafil).
• Vagus nerve stimulation, ECT, or rTMS, or other somatic antidepressant treatment during current episode
• Inadequately controlled hypothyroidism.
• Therapy that is depression specific, such as CBT or Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression.
• Hypersensitivity to L-leucine
• Have Maple Syrup Urine Disease.
Drug: L-Leucine, Other: Maltodextrin
Major Depressive Disorder, Psychiatric Disorders
Antidepressant, Inflammation, Biomarker, Depression, Treatment Resistant Depression, Leucine
Children’s Health
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DExterous Hand Control Through Fascicular Targeting (DEFT) - (Human Subjects)

Our goal is to temporarily implant the following groups for 180 +/- 30 days: 1. Five human partial hand amputees (amputated at the level of the hand) with 2 FAST-LIFE electrodes, one inserted into the motor fascicle of the ulnar nerve and the other into the sensory fascicle. 2. Five human hand and forearm amputees (amputated at the level of the forearm) with 2 FAST-LIFE electrodes in the ulnar nerve (one in the motor fascicle, one in the sensory fascicle) and 2-5 FAST-LIFE electrodes in the median nerve (one in the motor fascicle, one to four in the remaining sensory fascicles).
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Jonathan Cheng
98715
All
18 Years to 95 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02994160
STU 092014-061
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Criteria for Inclusion of Subjects: Hand and forearm amputees: 1. Male or female, age 18 and older, of any race or ethnicity 2. Able and willing to sign Consent 3. Able and willing to participate in all study activities including implantation, testing and explantation of the study device. 4. Able to communicate effectively in English without an interpreter After preliminary screening subjects will be assessed for the following inclusion criteria: 1. Patient has an existing myoelectric hand prosthesis and demonstrates proficiency during daily use 2. Overall and phantom pain are well-controlled and not incapacitating Criteria for Exclusion of Subjects: 1. If MR neurogram and EMG/NCS study show nerve or muscle dysfunction/injury at a higher level than anticipated based on the appearance of the physical amputation stump, the subject may be excluded from the study due to adverse neuromuscular anatomy which would preclude use of the proposed experimental electrode implants. The radiographs will be used to confirm suitability of the amputation stump configuration. If the bony anatomy of the amputation stump is found to be unsuitable, the patient may be excluded from the study. 2. Subjects who have a history of cardiac arrhythmia will be excluded from the study.
Other: FastLIFE electrode
Amputation, Traumatic, Hand, Brain and Nervous System
peripheral nerve, intraneural electrode, hand amputation, forearm amputation
UT Southwestern
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Chemotherapy Followed by Radiation Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed Localized Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors

This phase II trial studies how well chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy work in treating younger patients with newly diagnosed central nervous system germ cell tumors that have not spread to other parts of the brain, spinal canal, or body (localized). Drugs used as chemotherapy, such as carboplatin, etoposide, and ifosfamide, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x rays to kill tumor cells. Giving chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells.
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Daniel Bowers
10760
All
3 Years to 21 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01602666
STU 062012-095
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must be newly diagnosed with localized primary CNS NGGCT (Stratum 1) or localized primary CNS germinoma (Stratum 2); germ cell tumors located in the suprasellar, pineal, bifocal (pineal + suprasellar) and ventricles are eligible; tumors present in the above mentioned locations and with unifocal parenchymal extension are eligible
• Stratum 1(NGGCT): Patients must have one of the following criteria:
• Patients with serum and/or CSF hCGbeta > 100 mIU/mL or any elevation of serum and/or CSF alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) > 10 ng/mL or greater than the institutional normal are eligible, irrespective of biopsy results
• Patients with any of the following elements on biopsy/resection are eligible, irrespective of serum and/or CSF hCGbeta and AFP levels: endodermal sinus tumor (yolk sac), embryonal carcinoma, choriocarcinoma, malignant/immature teratoma, and mixed GCT with malignant GCT elements
• Stratum 2 (Germinoma): Patients must have both serum and CSF markers obtained (unless obtaining CSF is medically contraindicated) and must have one of the following criteria to be eligible:
• Patients with institutional normal AFP (or =< 10 ng/mL if no institutional normal exists) in both serum and CSF (unless medically contraindicated) AND hCGbeta 5 to =< 50 mIU/mL in serum and/or CSF (unless medically contraindicated) (only 1 is required to be elevated) are eligible; no histologic confirmation required
• Patients with bifocal (pineal + suprasellar) involvement or pineal lesion with diabetes insipidus (D1) AND hCGbeta =< 100 mIU/mL in serum and/or CSF AND institutional normal AFP (or =< 10 ng/mL if no institutional normal exists) in both serum and CSF (unless medically contraindicated) are eligible; no histologic confirmation required
• Patients with histologically confirmed germinoma or germinoma mixed with mature teratoma and hCGbeta =< 100 mIU/mL in serum and/or CSF and institutional normal AFP (or =< 10 ng/mL if no institutional normal exists) in both serum and CSF (unless medically contraindicated) are eligible
• All patients must have a cranial MRI with and without gadolinium at diagnosis/prior to enrollment; if surgical resection is performed, patients must have pre-operative and post-operative cranial MRI with and without gadolinium; the post-operative brain MRI should be obtained within 72 hours of surgery; if patient has a biopsy only, post-operative cranial MRI is recommended but not required; all patients must have a spine MRI with gadolinium obtained at diagnosis/prior to enrollment; Note: if the spine study is performed for the first time after surgical resection or biopsy, it is recommended to be obtained with and without gadolinium
• Lumbar CSF must be obtained prior to study enrollment unless medically contraindicated; if a patient undergoes surgery and lumbar CSF cannot be obtained at this time, then it should be performed at least 10 days following surgery before study enrollment; false positive cytology can occur within 10 days of surgery; Note: patients with positive CSF cytology obtained prior to 10 days after surgery may have cytology repeated to determine eligibility
• Patients must have CSF tumor markers obtained prior to enrollment unless medically contraindicated; ventricular CSF obtained at the time of CSF diversion procedure (if performed) is acceptable for tumor markers but lumbar CSF is preferred; in case CSF diversion and biopsy/surgery are combined, CSF tumor markers should be collected first
• Patients must be enrolled on ALTE07C1 prior to enrollment on ACNS1123; patients must be enrolled within 31 days of definitive diagnostic surgery (day 0) or clinical diagnosis
• Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1,000/uL
• Platelet count >= 100,000/uL (transfusion independent)
• Hemoglobin >= 8.0 g/dL (may receive red blood cell [RBC] transfusions)
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 OR serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• 0.8 mg/dL (2 to < 6 years of age)
• 1.0 mg/dL (6 to < 10 years of age)
• 1.2 mg/dL (10 to < 13 years of age)
• 1.5 mg/dL (male) and 1.4 mg/dL (female) (13 to < 16 years of age)
• 1.7 mg/dL (male) and 1.4 mg/dL (female) (>= 16 years of age)
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) (aspartate aminotransferase [AST]) and serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) < 2.5 times ULN
• Patients with seizure disorder may be enrolled if well controlled
• Patients must not be in status, coma, or assisted ventilation prior to study enrollment
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients with mature teratoma or completely resected immature teratoma with normal tumor markers are not eligible
• Patients with tumors located outside the ventricles (basal ganglia, thalamus) are not eligible
• Patients with metastatic disease by cranial or spinal MRI evaluation or CSF cytology (unless medically contraindicated) are not eligible
• Patients must not have received any prior tumor-directed therapy other than surgical intervention and corticosteroids
• Female patients who are pregnant are ineligible
• Lactating females are not eligible unless they have agreed not to breastfeed their infants
• Female patients of childbearing potential are not eligible unless a negative pregnancy test result has been obtained
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential are not eligible unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met
Radiation: 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy, Drug: Carboplatin, Drug: Etoposide, Drug: Ifosfamide, Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Childhood Central Nervous System Germinoma, Central Nervous System Nongerminomatous Germ Cell Tumor, Brain and Nervous System
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Nivolumab and Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy (SAbR) for Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Nivolumab (brand name Opdivo): IV, administered per standard of care according to institutional guidelines at the discretion of the treating medical oncologist, until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity; SABR, dose variable, in 1-3 fractions.
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Raquibul Hannan
125338
All
18 Years to 100 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02781506
STU 122015-052
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Inclusion Criteria:

• At least 18 years of age
• Willing and able to provide consent
• Pathologic diagnosis of metastatic RCC with clear cell component
• Measurable disease in at least 2 non-radiated sites. Progression or intolerance to at least one prior systemic anti-angiogenic therapy.
• Eligible for extra-CNS SAbR to 1-6 sites of disease
• Must have received at least one prior anti-angiogenic therapy in the advanced or metastatic setting. Prior cytokine therapy (eg, IL-2, IFN-α), vaccine therapy, or treatment with cytotoxic therapy is also allowed but not any other drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways.
• Previous treatment with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, targeted agents (see above) are allowed provided that: Chemotherapy/Major surgery was administered > 14 days before the start Nivolumab; Minor surgery, radiation, or any targeted agents were administered > 7 days before the start of Nivolumab
• Performance status ECOG 0, 1, 2 or 3.
• Adequate organ and marrow function as defined below (obtained within 14 days of first dose of drug):
• leukocytes≥ 2,000/mcL
• absolute neutrophil count ≥ 1,500/mcL
• platelets ≥ 50,000/mcl
• total bilirubin ≤ 2mg/dL
• AST(SGOT)/ALT(SPGT) ≤ 3 X institutional upper limit of normal
• Women of child-bearing potential
• female of child-bearing potential is any woman (regardless of sexual orientation, having undergone a tubal ligation, or remaining celibate by choice) who meets the following criteria:
• must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test within 24 hours prior to the start of investigational product.
• Women must not be breastfeeding.
• must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry, for the duration of study participation and contraception should be continued for a period of 30 days plus the time required for the investigational drug to undergo five half lives.
• Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately.
• Men who are sexually active with WOCBP must use any contraceptive method with a failure rate of less than 1% per year. Contraception should be continued for a period of 90 days plus the time required for the investigational drug to undergo five half lives. This is equivalent to 31 weeks after discontinuation of Nivolumab.
• Adequate Renal function with Cr ≤ 2.5 mg/dL.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subjects who have had major surgery (such as nephrectomy) or chemotherapy within 2 weeks prior to first dose of drug
• Subjects who have had radiation therapy within 2 weeks prior to first dose of drug
• Uncontrolled adrenal insufficiency or active chronic liver disease
• Any history of CNS metastases that is not adequately treated with surgery or SABR >14 days prior.
• Prior treatment with any anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, anti-PD-L2, anti-CD137, or anti-CTLA-4 antibody, or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways.
• Any positive history for HIV/AIDS, HTLV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C virus indicating acute or chronic infection.
• Any active known or suspected autoimmune disease. Subjects with vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, residual hypothyroidism due to autoimmune condition only requiring hormone replacement, psoriasis not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger are permitted to enroll.
• Any condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg daily prednisone equivalent) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days prior to the first dose of study drug. Inhaled steroids and adrenal replacement steroid doses up to 10 mg daily prednisone equivalent are permitted (although not encouraged) in the absence of active autoimmune disease.
• Subjects with life expectancy < 6 months
• Subjects receiving any other investigational or standard antineoplastic agents.
• Prior malignancies active within the previous 3 years except for locally curable cancers that have been apparently cured, such as basal or squamous cell skin cancer, superficial bladder cancer, or carcinoma in situ of the prostate, cervix, breast?, or etc.
• Psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit consenting and compliance with study requirements.
• Patients with history of hypersensitivity to monoclonal antibodies
• Subjects who are pregnant or nursing due to the potential for congenital abnormalities and the potential of this regimen to harm nursing infants
Drug: Nivolumab, Radiation: SAbR
Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma, Kidney
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Use of the CA 125 Algorithm for the Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer in Low Risk Women

The goal of this clinical research study is to evaluate a method involving a blood test, called CA-125, that may be helpful in the early detection of ovarian cancer in women who are at low risk.
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Matthew Carlson
153686
Female
50 Years to 74 Years old
N/A
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT00539162
STU 112010-131
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Female, >/= 50 years old or less than 75 years old. 2. Postmenopausal (>/= 12 months amenorrhea). 3. Have at least one ovary. 4. Cancer-free and have not received any chemotherapy or radiation therapy for >/=12 months prior to enrolling on this study. 5. Willingness to return for CA 125 blood tests annually or earlier if indicated. 6. Willingness to return to undergo transvaginal ultrasound if indicated. 7. Women need to provide the name of a gynecologist or qualified healthcare professional willing to provide appropriate follow-up care if indicated
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Female: Less than 50 years old or older than 75 years at the time of enrollment. 2. Psychiatric or psychological or other conditions which prevent a fully informed consent. 3. Prior removal of both ovaries. 4. Active non-ovarian malignancy. 5. Women who have a history of non-ovarian malignancy will be eligible if they have no persistent or recurrent disease and have not received treatment for >12 months. If they are on SERMS (i.e. tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors) they will not be excluded. Women maybe undergoing or have had treatment <12 months prior to study entry for basal cell carcinoma only. 6. High risk for ovarian cancer due to familial predisposition as defined by the following: a. Known mutation in BRCA1 of BRCA2. b. Two 1st or 2nd degree relatives of same lineage who have: two ovarian cancers; one ovarian cancer & one pre-menopausal breast cancer; two pre-menopausal breast cancers; one pre-menopausal & one post-menopausal breast cancer. (These conditions can also be met using the patient and one 1st or 2nd degree female relative.) c. Ashkenazi Jewish descent with one 1st degree or two 2nd degree relatives with pre-menopausal breast or ovarian cancer or participant has had pre-menopausal breast cancer. d. 1st or 2nd degree male relative with breast cancer diagnosed at any age. (First degree relative defined as children, siblings and parents. Second degree relative defined as half-siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grandparents, and grandchildren.) 7. Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC)/Lynch Syndrome: known genetic mutation, presumed HNPCC carrier, Amsterdam criteria.
Behavioral: Questionnaire
Ovarian Cancer, Ovary
Ovarian Cancer, CA 125 Algorithm, Cancer Detection, Questionnaire, Survey
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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p53 Suppressor Activation in Recurrent High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer, a Phase Ib/II Study of Systemic Carboplatin Combination Chemotherapy With or Without APR-246

The purpose of this study is to make a preliminary assessment of the efficacy of a combined APR-246 and carboplatin/PLD chemotherapy regimen, compared with carboplatin/PLD chemotherapy regimen alone, in patients with platinum sensitive recurrent high grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) with mutated p53. In addition, the study aims to assess the safety profile of the combined APR-246 and carboplatin/PLD chemotherapy regimen compared with carboplatin/PLD chemotherapy regimen alone, to evaluate potential biomarkers, and to assess the biological activity in tumor and surrogate tissues. The trial will enroll up to a maximum of 400 patients.
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David Miller
14954
Female
18 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02098343
STU 092016-030
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Confirmed High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer, and positive nuclear immunohistochemical (IHC) staining for p53
• Disease Progression between 6-24 months after a first or second platinum based regimen
• At least a single measurable lesion. Phase II patients only
• Adequate organ function prior to registration
• Toxicities from previous cancer therapies must have recovered to grade 1 (defined by Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events [CTCAE] 4.0) Chronic stable grade 2 peripheral neuropathy secondary to neurotoxicity from prior therapies may be considered on a case by case basis
• ECOG performance status of 0 to 1
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior exposure to cumulative doses of doxorubicin >400 mg/m2 or epirubicin >720 mg/m2
• History of allergic reactions to carboplatin, platinum containing compounds or mannitol and/or hypersensitivity to PLD or to any of the excipients
• Unable to undergo imaging by either CT scan or MRI
• Evidence of any other medical conditions (such as psychiatric illness, infectious diseases, neurological conditions, physical examination or laboratory findings) that may interfere with the planned treatment, affect patient compliance or place the patient at high risk from treatment related complications
• Concurrent malignancy requiring therapy (excluding non-invasive carcinoma or carcinoma in situ)
• Is taking concurrent (or within 4 week prior to registration) chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy, or any ancillary therapy that is considered to be investigational (i.e., used for non-approved indications(s) and in the context of a research investigation). Supportive care measures are allowed
Drug: APR-246, Drug: Carboplatin and Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (PLD)
Platinum Sensitive Recurrent High-grade Serous Ovarian Cancer With Mutated p53, Ovary
Ovarian cancer, Ovarian carcinoma, High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer, Recurrent Cancer, Resistant Cancer
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy in Treating Young Patients With Newly Diagnosed, Previously Untreated, High-Risk Medulloblastoma/PNET

This randomized phase III trial studies different chemotherapy and radiation therapy regimens to compare how well they work in treating young patients with newly diagnosed, previously untreated, high-risk medulloblastoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as vincristine sulfate, cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, and carboplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving more than one drug (combination chemotherapy) may kill more tumor cells. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Carboplatin may make tumor cells more sensitive to radiation therapy. It is not yet known which chemotherapy and radiation therapy regimen is more effective in treating brain tumors.
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Daniel Bowers
10760
All
3 Years to 21 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT00392327
STU 122010-132
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Newly diagnosed, previously untreated: (1) M0 medulloblastoma with > 1.5 cm^2 residual; (2) M+ medulloblastoma; patients with diffusely anaplastic medulloblastoma are eligible regardless of M-stage or residual tumor
• As of amendment # 2, enrollment of patients with supratentorial PNET has been discontinued
• All patients with M4 disease are not eligible
• A pre-operative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the brain with and without contrast is required; NOTE: computed tomography (CT) scans are NOT sufficient for study eligibility
• Post-operative head MRI scan with and without contrast (preferably within 72 hours post-surgery); for patients who undergo stereotactic biopsy only, either a pre or post-operative MRI is sufficient; for patients with M2 and M3 disease, a post-op MRI is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory
• Spinal MRI imaging with and without gadolinium is required within 10 days of surgery if done pre-operatively or within 28 days of surgery if done post-operatively; for posterior fossa tumors, pre-operative MRI scans are preferred
• Lumbar cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cytology examination must be obtained pre-operatively or within 31 days following surgery; the optimal time for obtaining CSF is prior to surgery or 1-3 weeks following surgery; ventricular CSF (either pre- or post-op) may be used only if a post-operative spinal tap is contraindicated; if a spinal tap is contraindicated and there is no ventricular CSF available, then CSF cytology can be waived for patients with supratentorial tumors or if there is documentation of spinal subarachnoid metastases (M3); patients who are categorized as M1 must have either an intra-operative positive CSF (via lumbar puncture at the end of the procedure) or a positive lumbar CSF obtained > 7 days post-operatively
• Patients must have a Karnofsky performance level of >= 30 for patients > 16 years of age or a Lansky performance scale of >= 30 for patients =< 16 years of age and life expectancy > 8 weeks
• No previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy
• Corticosteroids should not be used during chemotherapy administration as an antiemetic
• Selected strong inhibitors of cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily A, polypeptide 4 (cytochrome P450 3A4) include azole antifungals, such as fluconazole, voriconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, and strong inducers include drugs such as rifampin, phenytoin, phenobarbitol, carbamazepine, and St. John's wort; the use of these drugs should be avoided with vincristine (vincristine sulfate)
• CYP450 3A4 stimulators or inhibitors should be avoided or used with great caution when taking cyclophosphamide; aprepitant should also be used with caution with etoposide or vincristine chemotherapy
• Cisplatin should be used with caution with nephrotoxic drug; aminoglycoside should be avoided or used with caution during or shortly after cisplatin administration and concomitant use with amphotericin B should probably also be avoided; patients receiving cisplatin and other potentially ototoxic drugs such as aminoglycoside or loop diuretics concomitantly should be closely monitored for signs of ototoxicity
• Plasma levels of anticonvulsant agents should be monitored and doses adjusted during therapy with cisplatin
• No other experimental therapy is permitted while on study
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 OR a serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• 0.8 mg/dL (2 to < 6 years of age)
• 1.0 mg/dL (6 to < 10 years of age)
• 1.2 mg/dL (10 to < 13 years of age)
• 1.5 mg/dL (male) or 1.4 mg/dL (female) (13 to < 16 years of age)
• 1.7 mg/dL (male) or 1.4 mg/dL (female) (>= 16 years of age)
• Total bilirubin < 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) (aspartate aminotransferase [AST]) or serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) < 2.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age; for patients on anti-seizure medications, SGOT (AST) or SGPT (ALT) must be < 5 x ULN
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1,000/uL
• Platelets >= 100,000/uL (untransfused)
• Hemoglobin >= 8 g/dl (may be transfused)
• Female patients who are post-menarchal must have a negative pregnancy test; lactating female patients must agree not to breast-feed while on this trial; males or females of reproductive potential may not participate unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met
Drug: Carboplatin, Drug: Cisplatin, Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Biological: Filgrastim, Drug: Isotretinoin, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Medulloblastoma, Anaplastic Medulloblastoma, Brain and Nervous System
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Brentuximab Vedotin and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Children and Young Adults With Stage IIB or Stage IIIB-IVB Hodgkin Lymphoma

This phase III trial studies brentuximab vedotin and combination chemotherapy to see how well they work compared to combination chemotherapy alone in treating children and young adults with stage IIB or stage IIIB-IVB Hodgkin lymphoma. Combinations of biological substances in brentuximab vedotin may be able to carry cancer-killing substances directly to Hodgkin lymphoma cells. Chemotherapy drugs, such as doxorubicin hydrochloride, bleomycin sulfate, vincristine sulfate, etoposide, prednisone, and cyclophosphamide, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known if combination chemotherapy is more effective with or without brentuximab vedotin in treating Hodgkin lymphoma.
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Martha Pacheco
42311
All
2 Years to 22 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02166463
STU 042015-028
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients with newly diagnosed, pathologically confirmed cHL meeting one of the following Ann Arbor stages are eligible:
• Stage IIB with bulk
• Stage IIIB
• Stage IVA
• Stage IVB
• If study eligibility by staging is uncertain, consultation with Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) Rhode Island (RI) may be obtained prior to study enrollment
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 or a serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows (performed within 14 days prior to enrollment):
• 2 to < 6 years: male 0.8 mg/dL, female 0.8 mg/dL
• 6 to < 10 years: male 1 mg/dL, female 1 mg/dL
• 10 to < 13 years: male 1.2 mg/dL, female 1.2 mg/dL
• 13 to < 16 years: male 1.5 mg/dL, female 1.4 mg/dL
• >= 16 years: male 1.7 mg/dL, female 1.4 mg/dL
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age (performed within 14 days prior to enrollment)
• Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) (aspartate transaminase [AST]) or serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine transaminase [ALT]) < 2.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age (performed within 14 days prior to enrollment)
• Shortening fraction of >= 27% by echocardiogram, or ejection fraction of >= 50% by radionuclide angiogram
• Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1)/forced vital capacity (FVC) > 60% by pulmonary function test (PFT), unless due to large mediastinal mass from Hodgkin lymphoma (HL)
• For children who are unable to cooperate for PFTs, the criteria are: no evidence of dyspnea at rest, no exercise intolerance, and a pulse oximetry reading of > 92% on room air
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients with nodular lymphocyte-predominant HL
• Patients with an immunodeficiency that existed prior to diagnosis, such as primary immunodeficiency syndromes, organ transplant recipients and children on current systemic immunosuppressive agents are not eligible
• Patients who are pregnant; (since fetal toxicities and teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs, a negative pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential)
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation and for 30 days after the last dose of chemotherapy
• Patients known to be positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are not eligible
• Patients who have received any previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy are not eligible
• Patients who received systemic corticosteroids within 28 days of enrollment on this protocol, except as specified, are not eligible
Biological: Bleomycin Sulfate, Drug: Brentuximab Vedotin, Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, Drug: Etoposide, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Methylprednisolone, Other: Pharmacological Study, Drug: Prednisone, Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Other: Questionnaire Administration, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IIB Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IIIB Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IV Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IVA Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IVB Hodgkin Lymphoma, Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkins Lymphoma
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) vs Standard Therapy in Participants With Microsatellite Instability-High (MSI-H) or Mismatch Repair Deficient (dMMR) Stage IV Colorectal Carcinoma (MK-3475-177/KEYNOTE-177)

In this study, participants with MSI-H or dMMR advanced colorectal carcinoma will be randomly assigned to receive either pembrolizumab or the Investigator's choice of 1 of 6 standard of care (SOC) chemotherapy regimens for the treatment of advanced colorectal carcinoma. The primary study hypothesis is that pembrolizumab will prolong progression-free survival (PFS) compared to current SOC chemotherapy.
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Muhammad Beg
125541
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02563002
STU 122015-063
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Locally confirmed dMMR or MSI-H stage IV colorectal carcinoma
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1
• Life expectancy of at least 3 months
• Measurable disease
• Female participants of childbearing potential must be willing to use adequate contraception for the course of the study starting with the first dose of study medication through 180 days after the last dose of SOC therapy or 120 days after the last pembrolizumab dose
• Male participants must agree to use adequate contraception for the course of the study starting with the first dose of study medication through 180 days after the last dose of SOC therapy or 120 days after the last pembrolizumab dose
• Adequate organ function
Exclusion Criteria:

• Has received prior systemic therapy for Stage IV colorectal cancer. May have received prior adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer as long as it was completed at least 6 months prior to randomization on this study
• Currently participating and receiving treatment in another study, or participated in a study of an investigational agent and received treatment, or used an investigational device within 4 weeks of randomization
• Active autoimmune disease that has required systemic treatment in past 2 years
• Diagnosis of immunodeficiency or receiving systemic steroid therapy or any other form of immunosuppressive therapy within 7 days prior to randomization on this study
• Radiation therapy within 4 weeks prior to randomization on this study and not recovered to baseline from adverse events due to radiation therapy
• Known active central nervous system (CNS) metastases and/or carcinomatous meningitis
• Major surgical procedure, open biopsy or significant traumatic injury within 28 days prior to randomization on this study
• Has received prior therapy with an immune checkpoint inhibitor (e.g., anti-programmed cell death [PD]-1, anti-PD ligand 1 [L1], anti-PD-L2 agent, or anti-cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4 [CTLA-4] agent, etc.)
• Another malignancy that is progressing or requires active treatment with the exception of non-melanomatous skin cancer that has undergone potentially curative therapy and in situ cervical carcinoma
• Received a live vaccine within 30 days of planned start of study medication
• Known history of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B or C
• Known history of, or any evidence of interstitial lung disease or active, non-infectious pneumonitis
• Active infection requiring systemic therapy
• Known psychiatric or substance abuse disorders that would interfere with cooperation with the requirements of the study
• Pregnant, breastfeeding, or expecting to conceive or father children within the projected duration of the study, starting with the screening visit through 180 days after the last dose of SOC or 120 days after the last dose of pembrolizumab
Drug: mFOLFOX6, Drug: FOLFIRI, Biological: pembrolizumab, Biological: bevacizumab, Biological: cetuximab
Colorectal Carcinoma, Colon, Rectum
PD1, PDL1, PD-L1
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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S1314, Co-expression Extrapolation (COXEN) Program to Predict Chemotherapy Response in Patients With Bladder Cancer (COXEN)

The primary focus of this study is to see if looking at tumor biomarkers using a program called coexpression extrapolation or "COXEN" may predict a patient's response to chemotherapy before surgery.
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Kevin Courtney
131906
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02177695
STU 042015-060
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Histologically proven bladder cancer (pure small cell carcinoma, pure adenocarcinoma, and pure squamous cell carcinoma histologies are excluded).
• Stage cT2-T4a N0 M0 disease.
• Documented muscle invasive disease with at least one of the following: disease measuring at least 10 mm on cross-sectional imaging OR the presence of tumor-associated hydronephrosis.
• Staging scans with abdominal/pelvic CT or MRI scan and CT scan or x-ray of the chest within 56 days prior to registration. If alkaline phosphatase is above the treating institution's upper limit of normal (ULN), presence of suspicious bone pain, or if other clinical suspicion, a whole body bone scan is required within 56 days prior to registration.
• Performance status = 0 or 1
• 18 years of age or older
• Must have tumor tissue from transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TURBT) available for submission that is sufficient for COXEN testing and must agree to submission of 20 (10 micron) slides plus 2 (5 micron) slides from the start and end of the 20 slides for a total of 22 unstained slides.
• Must agree to collection of tissue (if residual disease is present), urine, and whole blood.
• Must agree to participate in the translational medicine studies outlined in the protocol
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior systemic cytotoxic chemotherapy or systemic anthracycline
• Peripheral neuropathy >/= Grade 2
• Class III/IV heart failure or known left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) < 50%
• Clinically relevant hearing impairment > Grade 2
• Renal function, calculated creatinine clearance < 60 mL/min
• Hepatic function, total bilirubin > 1.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (IULN) (or > 2.5 x IULN with Gilbert's disease); AST & ALT > 2 X IULN
• Hematologic function, absolute neutrophil count (ANC) < 1,500/mcL, hemoglobin < 9 g/dL, and platelets < 100,000/mcL
• Hypersensitivity to cisplatin, gemcitabine, doxorubicin, vinblastine, methotrexate, or filgrastim/pegfilgrastim
• Incidence of or uncontrolled medical illness (e.g. active cardiac symptoms, active systemic infection, etc.)
• Pregnant or nursing females
• No other prior malignancy is allowed except for the following: adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, in situ cervical cancer, adequately treated Stage I or II cancer from which the patient is currently in complete remission, or any other cancer from which the patient has been disease free for five years. However, patients with localized prostate cancer who are being followed by an active surveillance program are eligible.
Drug: Gemcitabine, Drug: Cisplatin, Drug: Methotrexate, Drug: Vinblastine, Drug: Doxorubicin, Drug: Filgrastim
Bladder Cancer, Urinary Bladder
Bladder Cancer, Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Coexpression Extrapolation, COXEN, S1314, SWOG
UT Southwestern
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Phase 1 Study of MM-398 Plus Cyclophosphamide in Pediatric Solid Tumors

This is a Phase 1 study of the combination of two drugs: MM-398 and Cyclophosphamide. The goal is to find the highest dose of MM-398 that can be given safely when it is used together with the chemotherapy drug Cyclophosphamide.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
12 Months to 20 Years old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02013336
STU 092013-007
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Histologically or cytologically-confirmed Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, or osteosarcoma
• Disease progression after prior therapy in locally advanced or metastatic setting
• Measurable or evaluable disease based on the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST v1.1) criteria
• Age 12 months to <21 years
• Adequate bone marrow reserves, hepatic function, and renal function
• Recovered from effects of any prior surgery or cancer therapy
• Patients 18 years or older will provide written consent. A parent or legal guardian of a patient <18 years of age will provide informed consent and patients 11 to 18 years of age will provide written assent or as per participating institutional policy.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Clinically significant gastrointestinal disorders
• NYHA Class III or IV congestive heart failure, ventricular arrhythmias or uncontrolled blood pressure
• Active infection or unexplained fever
• Known hypersensitivity to any of the components of MM-398 or other liposomal products
• Recent Investigational therapy
• Pregnant or breast feeding; females of child-bearing potential must test negative for pregnancy at the time of enrollment
Drug: MM-398 (Irinotecan Sucrosofate Liposome Injection) plus cyclophosphamide
Neuroblastoma, Sarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Mycosis Fungoides, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors, Brain and Nervous System, Eye and Orbit, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Ear, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, Head and Neck, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Melanoma, skin, Nose, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Stomach, Throat, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Uterine (Endometrial), Vulva, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Kaposis sarcoma, Other Hematopoietic, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue
pediatric, MM-398, cyclophosphamide, irinotecan
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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TransMedics (OCS) Liver Trial: Preserving and Assessing Donor Livers for Transplantation (Liver PROTECT)

A prospective, phased-pivotal, international randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the OCS™ Liver to preserve and assess donor livers intended for transplantation.
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Malcolm MacConmara
157434
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02522871
STU 092015-076
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Registered male or female primary Liver transplant candidate
• Age ≥18 years old
• Signed: 1) written informed consent document and 2) authorization to use and disclose protected health information
Exclusion Criteria:

• Acute, fulminant liver failure
• Prior solid organ or bone marrow transplant
• Chronic use of hemodialysis or diagnosis of chronic renal failure, defined as chronic serum creatinine of >3 mg/dl for >2 weeks and/or requiring hemodialysis
• Multi-organ transplant
• Ventilator dependent
• Dependent on > 1 IV inotrope to maintain hemodynamics
Device: OCS™ Liver System, Other: Control
Liver Transplantation, Liver Preservation for Transplant
UT Southwestern
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Study of SRP-4045 and SRP-4053 in DMD Patients (ESSENCE)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of SRP-4045 and SRP-4053 compared to placebo in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients with out-of-frame deletion mutations amenable to skipping exon 45 and exon 53, respectively.
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Susan Iannaccone
13463
Male
7 Years to 13 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02500381
STU 082015-050
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Genotypically confirmed DMD, with genetic deletion amenable to exon 45 or exon 53 skipping
• Stable dose of oral corticosteroids for at least 24 weeks
• Intact right and left biceps or 2 alternative upper muscle groups
• Mean 6MWT greater than or equal 300 meters and less than or equal to 450 meters
• Stable pulmonary function: forced vital capacity (FVC) equal to or greater than 50% predicted
Exclusion Criteria:

• Treatment with gene therapy at any time
• Previous treatment with SMT C1100, PRO045 (BMN 045), PRO053 (BMN 053) or PRO051 (BMN 051) within 24 weeks prior to Week 1
• Current or previous treatment with any other experimental treatment (other than deflazacort) within 12 weeks prior to Week 1
• Major surgery within 3 months prior to Week 1
• Presence of other clinically significant illness Other inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply
Drug: SRP-4045, Drug: SRP-4053, Drug: Placebo
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Other
Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Exon Skipping, DMD, Exon 53, Exon 45, Ambulatory, Pediatric, Duchenne
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Darbepoetin Trial to Improve Red Cell Mass and Neuroprotection in Preterm Infants (Darbe)

Study Hypothesis: Preterm infants administered weekly Darbe during the neonatal period will have improved neurocognitive outcome at 22-26 months compared to placebo
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Lina Chalak
35027
All
23 Weeks to 28 Weeks old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03169881
STU 072017-084
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Inborn and outborn preterm infants
• 23 0/7-28 6/7 weeks gestation
• ≤24 hours postnatal age
Exclusion Criteria:

• Hematocrit > 60%
• Infants with known congenital or chromosomal anomalies, including congenital heart disease and known brain anomalies
• Hemorrhagic or hemolytic disease
• EEG- confirmed seizures
• Congenital thrombotic disease
• Systolic blood pressures >100 mm Hg while not on pressor support
• Receiving Epo or Darbe clinically, or planning to receive Epo or Darbe during hospitalization
• Infants in whom no aggressive therapy is planned
• Family will NOT be available for follow-up at 22-26 months
Drug: Darbepoetin, Drug: Placebo
Neurocognitive, Neuroprotective, Neonatal, Neurodevelopmental Impairment, Other
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Pevonedistat Plus Azacitidine Versus Single-Agent Azacitidine as First-Line Treatment for Participants With Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (HR MDS), Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML), or Low-Blast Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) (PANTHER)

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the combination of pevonedistat and azacitidine improves event-free survival (EFS) when compared with single-agent azacitidine. (An event is defined as death or transformation to AML in participants with MDS or CMML, whichever occurs first, and is defined as death in participants with low-blast AML).
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Prapti Patel
103509
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03268954
STU 112017-029
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Has morphologically confirmed diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) or CMML (i.e., with white blood cell [WBC] <13,000/microliter [mcL]) or low-blast acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). 2. Has MDS or CMML and must also have one of the following Prognostic Risk Categories, based on the Revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R):
• Very high (>6 points).
• High (>4.5-6 points).
• Intermediate (>3-4.5 points): a participant determined to be in the Intermediate Prognostic Risk Category is only allowable in the setting of >=5% bone marrow myeloblasts. 3. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) status of 0, 1, or 2. 4. Participants with AML (20%-30% blasts) must have a treatment-related mortality (TRM) score >=4 for intensive, induction chemotherapy as calculated using the simplified model described by Walter and coworkers. Calculation of TRM score:
• 0 for (age <61 years), +2 for (age 61-70 years), +4 for (age >=71 years).
• + 0 for (PS=0), +2 for (PS=1), +4 for (PS >1).
• + 0 for (platelets <50), +1 for (platelets >=50).
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Has previous treatment for HR MDS or CMML or low-blast AML with chemotherapy or other antineoplastic agents including hypomethylating agent (HMAs) such as decitabine or azacitidine. Previous treatment is permitted with hydroxyurea and with lenalidomide, except that lenalidomide may not be given within 8 weeks before the first dose of study drug. 2. Has acute promyelocytic leukemia as diagnosed by morphologic examination of bone marrow, by fluorescent in situ hybridization or cytogenetics of peripheral blood or bone marrow, or by other accepted analysis. 3. Participants with AML with a WBC count >50,000/mcL. Participants who are cytoreduced with leukapheresis or with hydroxyurea may be enrolled if they meet the eligibility criteria. 4. Is eligible for intensive chemotherapy and/or allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The reason a participant is not eligible for intensive chemotherapy and/or allogeneic stem cell transplantation may consist of one or more of the following factors:
• Age >75.
• Comorbidities.
• Inability to tolerate intensive chemotherapy (e.g., participants with AML with 20%-30% blasts and TRM >=4).
• Physician decision (e.g., lack of available stem cell donor).
• The reason a participant is not eligible should be documented in the electronic case report form (eCRF). 5. Has either clinical evidence of or history of central nervous system involvement by AML. 6. Has active uncontrolled infection or severe infectious disease, such as severe pneumonia, meningitis, or septicemia. 7. Is diagnosed or treated for another malignancy within 2 years before randomization or previously diagnosed with another malignancy and have any evidence of residual disease. 8. Has nonmelanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of any type are not excluded if they have undergone resection. 9. Has prothrombin time (PT) or aPTT >1.5× upper limit of normal (ULN) or active uncontrolled coagulopathy or bleeding disorder. Participants therapeutically anticoagulated with warfarin, direct thrombin inhibitors, direct factor Xa inhibitors, or heparin are excluded from enrollment. 10. Has known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositive. 11. Has known hepatitis B surface antigen seropositive, or known or suspected active hepatitis C infection. Note: Participants who have isolated positive hepatitis B core antibody (i.e., in the setting of negative hepatitis B surface antigen and negative hepatitis B surface antibody) must have an undetectable hepatitis B viral load. 12. Has known hepatic cirrhosis or severe preexisting hepatic impairment. 13. Has known cardiopulmonary disease defined as unstable angina, clinically significant arrhythmia, congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association Class III or IV), and/or myocardial infarction within 6 months before first dose, or severe pulmonary hypertension. 14. Has treatment with strong cytochrome P 3A (CYP3A) inducers within 14 days before the first dose of pevonedistat.
Drug: Azacitidine, Drug: Pevonedistat
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Chronic, Bones and Joints, Leukemia, Other, Myeloid and Monocytic Leukemia
Drug therapy
UT Southwestern
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Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Temsirolimus in Treating Patients With Intermediate Risk Rhabdomyosarcoma

This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride or vinorelbine) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating patients with rhabdomyosarcoma (cancer that forms in the soft tissues, such as muscle), and has an intermediate chance of coming back after treatment (intermediate risk). Drugs used work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Combination chemotherapy and temsirolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether chemotherapy plus temsirolimus is more effective than chemotherapy alone in treating patients with intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
up to 40 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02567435
STU 062016-022
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Feasibility Phase: Patients must be < 21 years of age at the time of enrollment; please note: the feasibility phase is complete, effective with amendment #1
• Efficacy Phase: Patients must be =< 40 years of age at the time of enrollment
• Patients with newly diagnosed RMS of any subtype, except adult-type pleomorphic, based upon institutional histopathologic classification, are eligible to enroll on the study based upon stage, group, and age, as below
• RMS types included under embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) include those classified in the 1995 International Classification of Rhabdomyosarcoma (ICR) as ERMS (classic, spindle cell, and botryoid variants), which are reclassified in the 2013 World Health Organization (WHO) classification as ERMS (classic, dense and botryoid variants) and spindle cell/sclerosing RMS (encompassing the historical spindle cell ERMS variant and the newly recognized sclerosing RMS variant); classification of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS) in the 2013 WHO classification is the same as in the ICR and includes classic and solid variants
• ERMS
• Stage 1, group III (non-orbit)
• Stage 3, group I/II
• Stage 2/3, group III
• Stage 4, group IV, < 10 years old
• ARMS:
• Stages 1-3, groups I-III
• Specimen Submission: Patients must have sufficient tissue available for the required biology study
• Lansky performance status score >= 50 for patients =< 16 years of age; Karnofsky performance status score >= 50 for patients > 16 years of age
• Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 750/uL
• Platelet count >= 75,000/uL
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 or a serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• 1 month to < 6 months old: 0.4 mg/dl (male), 0.4 mg/dl (female)
• 6 months to < 1 year old: 0.5 mg/dl (male), 0.5 mg/dl (female)
• 1 to < 2 years old: 0.6 mg/dl (male), 0.6 mg/dl (female)
• 2 to < 6 years old: 0.8 mg/dl (male), 0.8 mg/dl (female)
• 6 to < 10 years old: 1 mg/dl (male), 1 mg/dl (female)
• 10 to < 13 years old: 1.2 mg/dl (male), 1.2 mg/dl (female)
• 13 to < 16 years old: 1.5 mg/dl (male), 1.4 mg/dl (female)
• >= 16 years old: 1.7 mg/dl (male), 1.4 mg/dl (female)
• Patients with an elevated serum creatinine due to obstructive hydronephrosis secondary to tumor are still eligible; however, patients with urinary tract obstruction by tumor must have unimpeded urinary flow established via diversion (i.e. percutaneous nephrostomies or ureteric stents) of the urinary tract
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent.
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients who have previously received temsirolimus, another mTOR inhibitor, or any other investigational agent
• Patients who have received any chemotherapy (excluding steroids) and/or RT prior to this enrollment
• Patients with uncontrolled hyperglycemia
• Patients with uncontrolled hyperlipidemia
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation and for at least 3 months after treatment is completed
• Female patients who are pregnant are not eligible since fetal toxicities or teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs; Note: A pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential prior to study entry
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed their infants are not eligible
Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Biological: Dactinomycin, Drug: Irinotecan Hydrochloride, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Other: Questionnaire Administration, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Temsirolimus, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate, Drug: Vinorelbine
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, Botryoid-Type Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Sclerosing Rhabdomyosarcoma, Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Study of Front Line Therapy With Nivolumab and Salvage Nivolumab + Ipilimumab in Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Phase II trial of nivolumab in 120 treatment naïve patients with ccRCC.
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Hans Hammers
169573
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03117309
STU 062017-018
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Inclusion Criteria-Part A: Subject must meet all of the following applicable inclusion criteria to participate in this study:
• Patients must have histologically confirmed advanced RCC (any histology). Collecting duct tumors and tumors originating from the renal pelvis or upper urinary tract are considered of urothelial origin and are excluded from this protocol.
• Patients must have at least one measurable site of disease, per RECIST 1.1, that has not been previously irradiated. If the patient has had previous radiation to the marker lesion(s), there must be evidence of progression since the radiation.
• Archival tissue of a metastatic lesion obtained within 1 year prior to study registration (within 4 weeks preferred) and tumor tissue from nephrectomy is required if available. In addition to archival tissue of a metastatic lesion and nephrectomy, patients must have at least one site of disease (not including bone metastases) accessible for biopsy. If biopsy/resection of a new lesion or primary tumor and slow freezing of fresh tissue for single cell RNAseq study (as specified in the CLM) is not feasible, the subject is not eligible for the study. All biopsies must be core needle or excisional. Fine needle aspirate is not acceptable. NOTE: The tissue collected from a surgical resection or multiple core biopsies of either a metastatic lesion or primary tumor for the slow freezing of fresh tissue after the patient has signed consent for the study could also be used for collecting the FFPE specimens.
• ECOG performance status 0-2
• Have signed the current approved informed consent form Patients must have adequate organ function within 14 days prior to study entry as evidenced by screening laboratory values that must meet the following criteria: Hematological:
• White blood cell (WBC) ≥ 2000/µL
• Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) ≥ 1500/μL
• Platelets (Plt) ≥ 100 x103/μL
• Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL (with or without transfusion) Renal:
• Serum Creatinine ≤ 1.5 x ULN; if creatinine > 1.5, subject must demonstrate CrCl as outlined below.
• Calculated creatinine clearance ≥ 40 mL/min using Cockcroft-Gault formula Hepatic:
• Bilirubin ≤ 1.5× upper limit of normal (ULN); Except subjects with Gilbert Syndrome, who can have total bilirubin < 3.0 mg/dL
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≤ 3 × ULN
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 3 × ULN
• Patients should not have received prior systemic therapy for metastatic RCC. Prior radiotherapy must have been completed at least 2 weeks prior to the administration of study drug. Patients must be 2 weeks from prior major surgery and 1 week from pre-treatment biopsy. Prior systemic adjuvant therapy (excluding with PD1 or CTLA4 pathway blockers) is allowed if treatment completed > 12 months previously.
• Women of childbearing potential (WOCBP) must use appropriate method(s) of contraception. WOCBP should use an adequate method to avoid pregnancy for 23 weeks
• Women of childbearing potential must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test (minimum sensitivity 25 IU/L or equivalent units of HCG) during screening for registration purposes. This pregnancy test should be repeated within 24 hours prior to the start of nivolumab.
• Women must not be breastfeeding
• Men who are sexually active with WOCBP must use any contraceptive method with a failure rate of less than 1% per year Men receiving nivolumab and who are sexually active with WOCBP will be instructed to adhere to contraception for a period of 31 weeks after the last dose of investigational product Women who are not of childbearing potential (ie, who are postmenopausal or surgically sterile as well as azoospermic men do not require contraception.
• Be willing and able to comply with this protocol.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients are excluded if they have active brain metastases or leptomeningeal metastases. Subjects with brain metastases are eligible if metastases have been treated and there is no magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence of progression for 2 weeks of more after treatment is complete and within 28 days prior to the first dose of nivolumab administration. There must also be no requirement for immunosuppressive doses of systemic corticosteroids (> 10 mg/day prednisone equivalents) for at least 2 weeks prior to study drug administration.
• Patients with controlled brain metastases are allowed on protocol if they had solitary brain metastases that was surgically resected without recurrence or treated with SRS without progression x 4 weeks.
• Patients should be excluded if they have an active, known or suspected autoimmune disease. Subjects are permitted to enroll if they have vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, residual hypothyroidism due to autoimmune condition only requiring hormone replacement, psoriasis not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger.
• Patients should be excluded if they have a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study drug administration. Inhaled or topical steroids and adrenal replacement doses > 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents are permitted in the absence of active autoimmune disease.
• As there is potential for hepatic toxicity with nivolumab or nivolumab/ipilimumab combinations, drugs with a predisposition to hepatoxicity should be used with caution in patients treated with nivolumab-containing regimen
• Active infection requiring systemic therapy
• Has any other medical or personal condition that, in the opinion of the site investigator, may potentially compromise the safety or compliance of the patient, or may preclude the patient's successful completion of the clinical trial
• Patients should be excluded if they are positive test for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBV sAg) or hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (HCV antibody) indicating acute or chronic infection
• Patients should be excluded if they have known history of testing positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or known acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
• Allergies and Adverse Drug Reaction
• History of allergy to study drug components
• History of severe hypersensitivity reaction to any monoclonal antibody
• Known additional malignancies within the past 3 years (excluding basal of squamous cell skin cancers, CIS or localized prostate cancer that has been treated or is being observed) Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria- Part B
• Must meet eligibility criteria for initiation of Part A with the exception of being allowed to have prior nivolumab in Part A of this protocol
• Must have evidence of either RECIST 1.1 defined Disease Progression or Stable Disease 1 year after initiating nivolumab therapy
• Tumor biopsy prior to combination treatment is mandatory. If a biopsy/resection of a new lesion or primary tumor and slow freezing of fresh tissue for single cell RNAseq study (as specified in the CLM) is not feasible, the subject is not eligible for the study. All biopsies must be core needle or excisional. Fine needle aspirate is not acceptable.
• Must not have had a Grade ≥ 3 irAE on nivolumab monotherapy
• Must not have untreated brain metastases
• Must not have had major surgery or radiation therapy within 14 days of starting study treatment
• Must not have active autoimmune disease
• Must not have a concurrent medical condition requiring use of systemic corticosteroids with prednisone >10 mg per day
• Must not have had prior systemic therapy for Stage IV RCC (except for nivolumab as part of part A of this protocol)
• Prior solid organ or stem cell transplant
Drug: Nivolumab 240 mg, Drug: Ipilimumab 1mg/kg, Drug: Nivolumab 3mg/kg, Drug: Nivolumab 360mg
Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Kidney
Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, OPDIVO, IgG1 kappa immunoglobulin
UT Southwestern
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Maintenance Chemotherapy With or Without Local Consolidative Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well giving maintenance chemotherapy with or without local consolidation therapy works in treating patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer. Drugs used in maintenance chemotherapy, such as docetaxel, pemetrexed disodium, erlotinib hydrochloride, and gemcitabine work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Local consolidation therapy such as radiation/stereotactic body radiation or surgery may kill cancer cells left after initial treatment. Giving maintenance chemotherapy and local consolidation therapy together may work better than maintenance chemotherapy alone in treating patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.
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Puneeth Iyengar
116037
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03137771
STU 042017-024
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have the psychological ability and general health that permits completion of the study requirements and required follow up
• Women of childbearing potential and men who are sexually active should be willing and able to use medically acceptable forms of contraception during the trial and for up to 180 days after completion of all treatment to prevent pregnancy or fathering a child.
• Pathologically proven diagnosis of NSCLC, with metastases (stage IV disease) present prior to registration; this includes patients newly diagnosed with metastatic disease or those initially diagnosed and treated for stage I-III NSCLC who ultimately develop metastases
• Appropriate stage for study entry based on the following diagnostic workup:
• History/physical examination within 30 days prior to registration
• Imaging proof of limited metastatic disease and response to therapy/stable disease, by at least CT chest through the adrenals or PET/CT within 30 days prior to registration
• Zubrod performance status 0, 1, or 2 within 30 days prior to registration
• Aspartate transaminase (AST) and alanine transaminase (ALT) ≤ 2.5 × upper limit of normal (ULN) or ≤ 5 × ULN with metastatic liver disease
• Total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 × ULN
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥ 500 cells/mm^3
• Creatinine clearance ≥ 45 mL/min/1.73 m^2 for patients with creatinine levels above institutional normal
• Platelets ≥ 50,000 cells/mm^3
• Negative serum pregnancy test within one week prior to registration for females of childbearing potential
• Patients must have received first-line/induction chemotherapy (4 cycles) and achieved stable disease or a partial response
• Prior systemic chemotherapy as part of concurrent treatment approach for previously diagnosed stage III NSCLC, as adjuvant therapy for previously resected NSCLC, or for other previous cancers is permitted
• Prior radiotherapy for patients with brain metastases prior to enrollment is acceptable
• Patients must have measurable disease at baseline and 3 or fewer discrete, extracranial metastatic disease sites that are technically amenable to SBRT
• For de novo stage IV NSCLC patients (patients with metastatic disease at first presentation), primary disease must be treatable with local therapy in the form of SBRT or hypofractionated radiation; if the primary disease is found in the peripheral or central lung parenchyma without nodal disease for instance, SBRT may be employed; if primary disease is more advanced with involvement of the mediastinum (T4 tumor, N1-N3 disease, etc.), these volumes should be technically treatable with hypofractionated radiation
• If primary disease in the thoracic cavity was previously treated with local therapy in the form of surgery, any local/regional disease recurrence should be technically treatable with SBRT or hypofractionated radiation after induction systemic therapy
• Patients must be registered within 35 days of administration of the last dose of first-line/induction systemic therapy
• The patient or a legally authorized representative must provide study-specific informed consent prior to study entry
• Patients with brain metastases are eligible if these lesions have been previously treated and the patients have no clinical or radiographic evidence of progression prior to enrollment
Exclusion Criteria:

• Clinical or radiologic evidence of untreated and/or progressive brain metastases
• Cutaneous metastasis of NSCLC
• Metastatic disease invading the esophagus, stomach, intestines, or mesenteric lymph nodes if not a candidate for surgery for these lesions
• Prior invasive malignancy (except non-melanomatous skin cancer, low or intermediate risk prostate cancer, or in situ carcinoma of breast, oral cavity, skin, or cervix) unless disease free for a minimum of one year
• Metastases located within 3 cm of previously irradiated (< 3Gy per fraction) structures if if not a candidate for surgery for these lesions and if:
• Spinal cord previously irradiated to > 40 Gy
• Brachial plexus previously irradiated to > 50 Gy
• Small intestine, large intestine, or stomach previously irradiated to > 45 Gy
• Brainstem previously irradiated to > 50 Gy
• Lung previously irradiated with prior V20 Gy > 35%
• Patients receiving targeted therapy (non-cytotoxic systemic therapy) for NSCLC in the first-line setting
• If a patient has progressed in previous areas of primary disease that received definitive doses of radiation, these patients would require re-irradiation in previous high dose anatomic areas and are not eligible for this study
• Patients with malignant pleural effusions that do not resolve after first-line systemic therapy; patients with pleural effusions that have become too small for thoracentesis at the time of registration would be permitted on study, indicating a significant response to first-line chemotherapy
• Patients with more than 3 discrete locations of extra-cranial metastatic disease after first-line systemic therapy requiring more than 3 SBRT plans to cover these distinct metastatic disease entities
• Acute bacterial or fungal infection requiring intravenous antibiotics at the time of registration
• Patients who are pregnant or nursing
• Participation in any investigational drug study (excluding non-oncology and/or symptom management studies) within 4 weeks prior to registration
• Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive with cluster of differentiation 4 (CD4) count < 200 cells/microliter; note that patients who are HIV positive are eligible, provided they are under treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and have a CD4 count ≥ 200 cells/microliter within 30 days prior to registration; note also that HIV testing is not required for eligibility for this protocol
• Patients who received prior non-induction pembrolizumab, patients on chronic steroids or who have active autoimmune disease for which they received systemic treatment in the previous 2 years with corticosteroids, disease modifying agents, or immunosuppressive drugs. Replacement therapy (thyroxine, insulin or physiological corticosteroid replacement for adrenal or pituitary insufficiency) is allowed. Patients with active interstitial lung disease or who have a history of pneumonitis for which they had received glucocorticoids are not eligible
• Prior bevacizumab therapy
Radiation: 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT), Drug: Docetaxel, Drug: Gemcitabine, Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium, Radiation: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Drug: Erlotinib Hydrochloride, Drug: Pembrolizumab
Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Lung/Thoracic
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Study of Nivolumab in Combination With Gemcitabine/Cisplatin or Ipilimumab for Patients With Advanced Unresectable Biliary Tract Cancer

The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the effect of investigational drug nivolumab in combination with either gemcitabine/cisplatin chemotherapy, or in combination with another investigational agent ipilimumab in patients with advanced unresectable biliary tract cancer. Gemcitabine/cisplatin is the standard of care treatment for biliary tract cancer. Nivolumab and ipilimumab are types of immunotherapy. Immunotherapy works by encouraging the body's own immune system to attack the cancer cells. Nivolumab (Opdivo) is FDA approved for the treatment of several cancers including metastatic melanoma, advanced lung, kidney, head & neck and bladder cancer. The combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab (Yervoy) is FDA approved for metastatic melanoma.
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Muhammad Beg
125541
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03101566
STU 082017-039
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have a pathologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the biliary tract (intra-hepatic, extra-hepatic (hilar, distal) or gall bladder) that is not eligible for curative resection, transplantation, or ablative therapies. Tumors of mixed histology are excluded.
• Patients may have received prior radiation, chemoembolization, radioembolization or other local ablative therapies or hepatic resection if completed ≥ 4 weeks prior to registration AND if patient has recovered to <= grade 1 toxicity. Extrahepatic palliative radiation is permitted if completed ≥ 2 weeks prior to enrollment AND if patient has recovered to ≤ grade 1 toxicity.
• Patients must have radiographically measurable disease in at least one site not previously treated with radiation or liver directed therapy (including bland, chemo- or radio-embolization, or ablation) either within the liver or in a metastatic site.
• Must be ≥18 years of age
• Must have a Child-Pugh score of A (prognosis in chronic liver disease and cirrhosis)
• Must have an ECOG (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group) performance status of 0-1
• Ability to understand and willingness to sign IRB-approved informed consent
• Willing to provide archived tissue, if available, from a previous diagnostic biopsy
• Must be able to tolerate CT (computerized tomography) and/or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) with contrast
• Must have adequate organ function obtained ≤ 2 weeks prior to registration
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients may not have received prior systemic treatment (chemotherapy or targeted therapy) for advanced BTC (biliary tract cancer). Prior adjuvant chemotherapy is permitted provided it was completed > 6 months from registration.
• Must not have a diagnosis of immunodeficiency, or have received systemic steroid therapy, or any other form of immunosuppressive therapy within 7 days prior to trial treatment.
• Must not have known Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or HIV seropositivity. Testing is not required in absence of clinical suspicion.
• Must not have prior history of organ transplantation or brain metastasis.
• Must not have undergone a major surgical procedure < 4 weeks prior to registration.
• Must not have an active second malignancy other than non-melanoma skin cancer or cervical carcinoma in situ. Patients with history of malignancy are eligible provided primary treatment of that cancer was completed > 1 year prior to registration and the patient is free of clinical or radiologic evidence of recurrent or progressive malignancy.
• Must have no ongoing active, uncontrolled infections
• Must not have received a live vaccine within 30 days of planned start of the study therapy.
• Must not have a psychiatric illness, other significant medical illness, or social situation which, in the investigator's opinion, would limit compliance or ability to comply with study requirements.
• Women must not be pregnant or breastfeeding since study drugs may harm the fetus or child.
• Women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use 2 methods of adequate contraception (hormonal plus barrier or 2 barrier forms) OR abstinence prior to study entry, for the duration of study participation and for 5 months (for women) and 7 months (for men) following completion of study therapy.
• Participants with an active, known or suspected autoimmune disease which may affect vital organ function, or has/may require systemic immunosuppressive therapy for management are excluded. Participants with type I diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism only requiring hormone replacement, skin disorders (such as vitiligo, psoriasis, or alopecia) not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger are permitted to enroll.
• Participants with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (>10 mg daily prednisone equivalent) or other immunosuppressive medications within 7 days of start of study treatment. Inhaled or topical steroids, and adrenal replacement steroid doses > 10 mg daily prednisone equivalent, are permitted in the absence of active autoimmune disease.
Drug: Gemcitabine, Drug: Cisplatin, Drug: Ipilimumab, Drug: Nivolumab
Biliary Tract Neoplasms, Other Digestive Organ
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Treating Patients With Testicular Seminoma

This phase II trial studies how well retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) works in treating patients with stage I-IIa testicular seminoma. The retroperitoneum is the space in the body behind the intestines that is typically the first place that seminoma spreads. RPLND is a surgery that removes lymph nodes in this area to treat testicular seminoma and may experience fewer long-term toxicities, such as a second cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome (pre-diabetes), or lung disease.
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Aditya Bagrodia
95190
Male
16 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02537548
STU 062017-008
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Pure seminoma after orchiectomy presenting with isolated retropreritoneal lymphadenopathy OR stage I pure seminoma with isolated retroperitoneal relapse. Relapse should be within 3 years
• Lymphadenopathy in the retroperitoneum: at least one lymph node 1-3 cm in greatest dimension, no lymph node > 3 cm in greatest dimension, no more than 2 lymph nodes 1-3 cm in greatest dimension
• Axial imaging of lymphadenopathy within 6 weeks of the date of RPLND
• Retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy must be within the RPLND template
• If there is borderline lymphadenopathy, defined as the largest retroperitoneal lymph node measuring 0.90
•0.99 cm in the greatest dimension, an abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan should be repeated (recommend interval of 6
•8 weeks); the same lymph node must demonstrate growth to >= 1.0 cm in the greatest dimension
• Biopsy is not required, though if biopsy of the retroperitoneal node(s) was obtained, pathology must be consistent with pure seminoma
• Chest imaging (x-ray, CT or magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]) negative for metastasis no more than 6 weeks prior to the date of RPLND
• Primary tumor excised by radical inguinal orchiectomy and pathology consistent with pure seminoma
• Serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP) not more than 1.5 times upper limit of normal, beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) (per the local laboratory assay) within 14 days of RPLND
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status =< 1
• Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent
• Serum coagulation studies (INR/PTT) and platelet counts suitable for surgery per surgeon discretion.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Second primary malignancy
• History of receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy
• Patients receiving any other investigational agent (s)
• Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements
Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Procedure: Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection
Lymphadenopathy, Stage I Testicular Seminoma, Stage II Testicular Seminoma, Other Male Genital
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Study to Assess Safety and Preliminary Activity of Eribulin Mesylate in Pediatric Participants With Relapsed/Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), Non-rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma (NRSTS) and Ewing Sarcoma (EWS)

This study will be conducted as an assessment of the safety and preliminary activity of eribulin mesylate in pediatric participants with relapsed/refractory rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS), or Ewing sarcoma (EWS) to determine whether each cohort warrants further investigation.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
12 Months to 18 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03441360
STU 122017-012
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• Age: ≥12 months to <18 years old at the time of informed consent
• Diagnosis: Histologically confirmed rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS) (Grade 2 or 3), or Ewing sarcoma (EWS) which is relapsed or refractory (failed front line therapy)
• The presence of measurable disease meeting the following criteria:
• At least 1 lesion of ≥1.0 centimeter (cm) in the longest diameter for a non-lymph node or ≥1.5 cm in the short-axis diameter for a lymph node that is serially measurable according to Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1 using computerized tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (CT/MRI).
• Lesions that have had radiotherapy must show subsequent radiographic evidence of increase in size by at least 20% to be deemed a target lesion.
• Therapeutic options: Participant's current disease state must be one for which there is no known curative therapy or therapy proven to prolong survival with an acceptable quality of life.
• Performance level: Performance score ≥50%. Karnofsky (for participants >16 years of age) or Lansky (for participants ≤16 years of age). Participants who are unable to walk because of paralysis and/or previous surgeries, but who are in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing performance score.
• Participants must have fully recovered from the acute toxic effects of all prior anticancer therapy and must meet the following minimum duration from prior anticancer directed therapy prior to study drug administration. If, after the required time frame, the numerical eligibility criteria are met, eg, blood count criteria, the participant is considered to have recovered adequately:
• Cytotoxic chemotherapy or other chemotherapy known to be myelosuppressive: ≥21 days after the last dose of cytotoxic or myelosuppressive chemotherapy (42 days if prior nitrosourea).
• Anticancer agents not known to be myelosuppressive (eg, not associated with reduced platelet or absolute neutrophil count [ANC] counts): ≥7 days after the last dose of agent.
• Monoclonal antibodies ≥ 3 half-lives must have elapsed from infusion of last dose of antibody (including checkpoint inhibitors), and toxicity related to prior antibody therapy must be recovered to Grade ≤1.
• Hematopoietic growth factors: ≥14 days after the last dose of a long-acting growth factor (eg, Neulasta) or 7 days for a short-acting growth factor. For agents that have known adverse events (AEs) occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which AEs are known to occur. The duration of this interval must be discussed with the sponsor.
• Interleukins, interferons, and cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors): ≥21 days after the completion of interleukins, interferons, or cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors)
• Stem cell infusions (with or without total body irradiation [TBI]): ≥84 days
• Allogeneic (non-autologous) bone marrow or stem cell transplant, or any stem cell infusion including donor lymphocyte infusion or boost infusion: ≥84 days after infusion and no evidence of graft versus host disease (GVHD)
• Autologous stem cell infusion including boost infusion: ≥42 days
• Cellular therapy: ≥42 days after the completion of any type of cellular therapy (eg, modified T-cells, natural killer cells, dendritic cells, etc)
• Radiation therapy (XRT)/External Beam Irradiation including Protons: ≥14 days after local XRT; ≥150 days after TBI, craniospinal XRT or if radiation to ≥50% of the pelvis; ≥42 days if other substantial BM radiation
• Radiopharmaceutical therapy (eg, radiolabeled antibody, 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine): ≥42 days after systemically administered radiopharmaceutical therapy.
• Adequate bone marrow function, defined as:
• ANC ≥1.0 × 10^9/Liter (L)
• Platelet count ≥100 × 10^9/L (transfusion independent, defined as not receiving platelet transfusions within a 7-day period prior to study drug administration)
• Hemoglobin at least 8.0 grams per deciliter (g/dL) at Baseline (blood transfusions are allowed during the screening period to correct hemoglobin values less than 8.0 g/dL) Note: As blood transfusions are permitted to meet the hemoglobin criteria, participants requiring transfusion must not be known to be refractory to red blood cell or platelet transfusions.
• Adequate renal function, defined as:
• A serum creatinine based on age/gender, derived from the Schwartz formula for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
• Or creatinine clearance or GFR ≥50 milliliters per minute (mL/min)/1.73 meters squared (m^2) based on a 12 or 24 hour urine creatinine collection
• Adequate liver function, defined as:
• Bilirubin (sum of conjugated + unconjugated) ≤1.5 × upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤110 units per Liter (U/L). For the purpose of this study, the ULN for ALT is 45 U/L
• Serum albumin ≥2 g/dL
• Informed consent: All participants and/or their parents or legally authorized representatives must sign a written informed consent. Assent, when appropriate, will be obtained according to institutional guidelines. Participants must be willing to comply with all aspects of the protocol.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Pregnancy, breastfeeding, contraception: Females who are breastfeeding or pregnant at Screening or Baseline (as documented by a positive beta-human chorionic [β-hCG] or human chorionic gonadotropin [hCG] test with a minimum sensitivity of 25 International Units per Liter [IU/L] or equivalent units of β-hCG [or hCG]). A separate baseline assessment is required if a negative screening pregnancy test was obtained more than 72 hours before the first dose of study drug.
• Females of childbearing potential (all post pubertal females will be considered to be of childbearing potential unless they have early menopause [amenorrheic for at least 12 consecutive months, in the appropriate age group, and without other known or suspected cause] or have been sterilized surgically [ie, bilateral tubal ligation, total hysterectomy, or bilateral oophorectomy, all with surgery at least 1 month before dosing]) who:
• Do not agree to use a highly effective method of contraception for the entire study period and for 6 months after study drug discontinuation, ie:
• Total abstinence (if it is their preferred and usual lifestyle);
• An intrauterine device (IUD) or intrauterine system (IUS);
• A contraceptive implant;
• An oral contraceptive (must be on a stable dose of the same oral hormonal contraceptive product for at least 4 weeks before dosing with study drug and for the duration of the study and for 6 months after study drug discontinuation); or
• Do not have a vasectomized partner with confirmed azoospermia. For sites outside of the European Union (EU), it is permissible that if a highly effective method of contraception is not appropriate or acceptable to the participant, or the participant has commenced/adjusted/changed oral hormonal contraceptive product/dose within 4 weeks prior to study drug administration, then the participant must agree to use a medically acceptable method of contraception, ie, double barrier methods of contraception such as condoms plus diaphragm or cervical/vault cap with spermicide.
• Males who have not had a successful vasectomy (confirmed azoospermia) or if they and their female partners do not meet the criteria above (ie, not of childbearing potential or practicing highly effective contraception throughout the study period or for 3 months after study drug discontinuation). No sperm donation is allowed during the study period or for 3 months after study drug discontinuation.
•Concomitant medications:
• Corticosteroids: Participants receiving corticosteroids who have not been on a stable or decreasing dose of corticosteroid for at least 7 days prior to study drug administration (except when indicated for Central Nervous System [CNS] metastases, then participants must not have received corticosteroids for at least 28 days)
• Anticancer Agents: participants who are currently receiving other anticancer agents
• Anti-GVHD agents Post-transplant: Participants who are receiving cyclosporine, tacrolimus or other agents to prevent graft-versus-host disease post bone marrow transplant
• Strong CYP3A4 inducers/inhibitors
• Received prior therapy with eribulin mesylate
• Any other malignancy that required treatment (except for non-melanoma skin cancer, or histologically confirmed complete excision of carcinoma in situ), within 2 years prior to study drug administration
• Has hypersensitivity to eribulin or any of the excipients
• Has a prior history of viral hepatitis (B or C) as demonstrated by positive serology (presence of antigens) or have an uncontrolled infection requiring treatment. Participants with a known prior history of hepatitis B or C may be eligible pending agreement with the sponsor.
• Has > Grade 1 peripheral sensory neuropathy or > Grade 1 peripheral motor neuropathy graded according to the Modified ("Balis") Pediatric Scale of Peripheral Neuropathies
• Has cardiac pathology: Participants with known congestive heart failure, symptomatic or left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction <50% or shortening fraction <27%
• Participants with congenital long QT syndrome, bradyarrhythmias, or QTc >480 msec on at least 2 separate electrocardiograms (ECGs).
• Has CNS Disease: Participants with brain or subdural metastases are not eligible unless the metastases are asymptomatic and do not require treatment or have been adequately treated by local therapy (eg, surgery or radiotherapy) and have discontinued the use of corticosteroids for this indication for at least 4 weeks prior to study drug administration. Confirmation of radiographic stability must be done by comparing the brain scan (CT or MRI) performed during the Screening Period, using the same imaging modality, to a brain scan performed earlier (and following local therapy where applicable). Participants must be clinically stable. It is not the intention of this protocol to treat participants with active brain metastases. Note: CNS imaging is required to confirm eligibility for participants with a known history of CNS disease.
• Have had or are planning to have the following invasive procedures:
• Major surgical procedure or significant traumatic injury within 28 days prior to study drug administration
• Laparoscopic procedure or open biopsy within 7 days prior to study drug administration
• Central line placement or subcutaneous port placement is not considered major surgery but must be placed at least 2 days prior to study drug administration
• Core biopsy, including bone marrow biopsy, within 2 days prior to study drug administration
• Fine needle aspirate within 3 days prior to study drug administration
• Has any serious concomitant illness that in the opinion of the investigator(s) could affect the participant's safety or interfere with the study assessments
• Participants with known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); due to lack of available safety data for eribulin therapy in HIV-infected participants
Drug: Eribulin mesylate
Ewing Sarcoma, Relapsed/Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma, Non-rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Bones and Joints, Soft Tissue
eribulin mesylate, pediatric
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Study of Biomarker-Based Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

This screening and multi-sub-study Phase 1b/2 trial will establish a method for genomic screening followed by assigning and accruing simultaneously to a multi-study "Master Protocol (BAML-16-001-M1)." The specific subtype of acute myeloid leukemia will determine which sub-study, within this protocol, a participant will be assigned to evaluate investigational therapies or combinations with the ultimate goal of advancing new targeted therapies for approval. The study also includes a marker negative sub-study which will include all screened patients not eligible for any of the biomarker-driven sub-studies.
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Prapti Patel
103509
All
60 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03013998
STU 012017-028
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Adults, age 60 years or older at the time of diagnosis
• Subjects or their legal representative must be able to understand and provide written informed consent
• Cohort Inclusion Criteria
•Group A: Subjects must have previously untreated acute myeloid leukemia (AML) according to the WHO classification with no prior treatment other than hydroxyurea. Prior therapy for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), myeloproliferative syndromes (MPD), or aplastic anemia is permitted but not with hypomethylating agents.
• Cohort Inclusion Criteria
•Group B: Subjects must have relapsed or refractory AML according to the WHO classification. For study purposes, refractory AML is defined as failure to ever achieve CR or recurrence of AML within 6 months of achieving CR; relapsed AML is defined as all others with disease after prior remission. (Group B is not currently recruiting. Expected to begin recruiting in 3rd quarter 2017.)
Exclusion Criteria:

• Isolated myeloid sarcoma (meaning, patients must have blood or marrow involvement with AML to enter the study)
• Acute promyelocytic leukemia
• Symptomatic central nervous system (CNS) involvement by AML
• Signs of leukostasis requiring urgent therapy
• Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy with active bleeding or signs of thrombosis
• Patients with psychological, familial, social, or geographic factors that otherwise preclude them from giving informed consent, following the protocol, or potentially hamper compliance with study treatment and follow-up
• Any other significant medical condition, including psychiatric illness or laboratory abnormality, that would preclude the patient participating in the trial or would confound the interpretation of the results of the trial
Biological: Samalizumab (BAML-16-001-S1), Biological: BI 836858 (BAML-16-001-S2), Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Daunorubicin (BAML-16-001-S1), Drug: Cytarabine (BAML-16-001-S1), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S2), Drug: AG-221 (BAML-16-001-S3), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S3), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S4), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S4), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S5), Drug: Decitabine (BAML-16-001-S5), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Daunorubicin (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Cytarabine (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Pevonedistat (BAML-16-001-S9), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S9)
Previously Untreated Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Leukemia, Other
UT Southwestern
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Zoster Eye Disease Study (ZEDS)

This is a multi-center, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of suppressive valacyclovir for one year in immunocompetent study participants with an episode of dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due to Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) in the year prior to enrollment.
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James McCulley
14755
All
18 Years and over
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03134196
STU 052017-007
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PARTICIPANT INCLUSION CRITERIA To be eligible for study participation, an individual must meet all of the following criteria: 1. Ability to understand, and willingness and ability to read and sign, the informed consent form. 2. Ability to understand and follow instructions and study procedures. 3. Willingness to comply with all study procedures and be available for the duration of the study. 4. Ability to take oral medication, and are willing to adhere to study medication regimen. 5. Age 18 years or older. 6. Diagnosed with HZO in one eye based on both of these criteria: 1. History of characteristic unilateral vesicular rash in the dermatomal distribution of cranial nerve V1. 2. Medical record documentation of an episode of active dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due to HZO within the preceding year. This episode of active anterior segment ocular disease may be due to HZO of recent onset (within the preceding 6 months); or chronic HZO (with onset six or more months ago); may be new, worsening, or recurrent disease after a period of inactivity; and may occur after medication was reduced. i. Study participants with chronic HZO must be on a stable treatment regimen and off antivirals for at least 30 days before enrollment. Study participants with chronic HZO who do not meet this criterion may be rescreened, if they are able to meet this criterion within 3 months after the study visit. (This is not a requirement for study participants with recent onset HZO, who may be enrolled at any time, preferably after completing recommended acute antiviral treatment, if prescribed, is completed). 7. For females with reproductive potential, willingness to use highly effective contraception (e.g., hormonal contraception, barrier contraception, intrauterine device, or abstinence). PARTICIPANT EXCLUSION CRITERIA An individual who meets any of the following criteria will be excluded from participation in this study: 1. History of immunocompromised status as defined by current CDC contraindications for the vaccine against zoster (44). 1. Study participants who are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphomas or other malignant neoplasms affecting bone marrow or lymphatic system, unless leukemia in remission and off chemotherapy for at least 3 months. 2. Study participants who are diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or presents with other clinical manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) including CD4 count of ≤ 200 cells/ml. 3. Study participants on immunosuppressive therapy including: i. High-dose corticosteroids (greater than equivalent of prednisone 20 mg/day within 1 month) ii. Chemotherapy, other than low dose used for treatment of immune-mediated diseases within 3 months iii. Study participants receiving recombinant human immune mediators and immune modulators, especially antitumor necrosis agents, within 1 month prior to enrollment d. Study participants with unspecified cellular immunodeficiency. e. Study participants with history of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 2. Medical history of a systemic disease and thought likely to meet one of the exclusion criteria listed in exclusion criterion #1 during the 18-month study period. 3. Renal insufficiency: 1. Requires dialysis or has history of renal transplant or 2. eGFR less than 45, determined within 30 days preceding enrollment. 4. Allergy or adverse reaction to valacyclovir or acyclovir. 5. History of vaccination against zoster within one month prior to enrollment. Study participants who meet this exclusion criterion may be rescreened. 6. Keratoplasty or keratorefractive surgery of the involved eye with zoster. 7. On systemic antivirals with activity against herpes within the past 30 days, including acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir, for any reason except for treatment of acute HZO, including investigational drug trial. 8. History of another condition that may require treatment with one of these three antivirals listed above in exclusion criterion #7, during the course of the study; study participants who require chronic suppressive antiviral treatment with these medications will be excluded. 9. Sexually active women who are pregnant, nursing, or in their reproductive years who do not agree to use contraception during the 1-year treatment period. 10. Incarceration 11. Any condition or circumstance that in the opinion of the study investigator, would place the study participant in increased risk or affect his/her full compliance or completion of the study. 12. Participation in a clinical study testing a drug, biologic, device or other intervention within the last 30 days from enrollment visit. Study participants who meet this criterion may be rescreened.
Drug: Masked Placebo, Drug: Masked Oral Valacyclovir
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Eye and Orbit
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Zoster Eye Disease Study, Varicella Zoster Virus, Zoster, Shingles
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Ramucirumab Plus Irinotecan for Previously Treated Advanced Gastric or Gastro-esophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma

The investigators hypothesize that this combination regimen of irinotecan plus ramucirumab administered as second line treatment will be tolerated and lead to improved outcomes similar to paclitaxel plus ramucirumab in patients with advanced gastric and gastro-esophageal junction (GEJ) cancers. This study proposes a phase II clinical trial with irinotecan plus ramucirumab for treatment of patients with metastatic gastric and GEJ adenocarcinoma who have progressed after first line chemotherapy. To the knowledge of the investigators, this regimen has not been previously administered to this patient population, so safety and tolerability will be monitored and reported.
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Aravind Sanjeevaiah
171563
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03141034
STU 122017-031
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Histopathologically or cytologically confirmed diagnosis of gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma that is metastatic or locally advanced and unresectable.
• Measurable disease defined as lesions that can be accurately measured in at least one dimension (longest diameter to be recorded) as ≥ 10 mm with CT scan (or MRI at the discretion of the principal investigator (PI)), as ≥ 20 mm by chest x-ray, or ≥ 10 mm with calipers by clinical exam.
• Either primary or non-osseous metastatic site amenable for research biopsy for patients enrolled at Washington University, if safe and feasible, as confirmed by scheduling of biopsy procedure. Other methods to obtain appropriate cancer cells such as large-volume paracentesis or thoracentesis can be allowed at PI discretion. Biopsy or other procedures should be performed at least 7 days prior to C1D1.
• Experienced documented objective radiographic or clinical disease progression during first-line therapy or within 4 months after the last dose of first-line therapy with any platinum/fluoropyrimidine doublet with or without anthracycline (epirubicin or doxorubicin) or taxane (docetaxel) for unresectable or metastatic disease. NOTE: This is not intended to be an exclusive list of allowed agents. The targeted therapies such as Herceptin and ADC, or immunotherapies without cytotoxic chemotherapy, are permitted.
• At least 18 years of age.
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status ≤ 1
• Normal bone marrow and organ function as defined below:
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥ 1,500/µL
• Hemoglobin ≥ 9.0 g/dL (5.58 mmol/L)
• Platelets ≥ 100,000/µL
• Total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 mg/dL (25.65 µmol/L)
• AST(SGOT)/ALT(SGPT) ≤ 3.0 x institutional upper limit of normal (IULN) (or ≤ 5.0 x IULN in the setting of liver metastases)
• Creatinine ≤ 1.5 x IULN OR creatinine clearance ≥ 40 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients with creatinine levels > 1.5 x IULN (that is, if serum creatinine is > 1.5 x IULN, a 24-hour urine collection to calculate creatinine clearance must be performed)
• Urinary protein ≤ 1+ on dipstick or routine urinalysis (UA); if dipstick or routine UA is ≥ 2+, a 24-hour urine collection for protein must demonstrate < 1000 mg of protein in 24 hours
• Adequate coagulation function as defined by INR ≤ 1.5 and PTT ≤ 5 seconds above the ULN (unless receiving anticoagulation therapy). Patients receiving warfarin must be switched to low molecular weight heparin and have achieved stable coagulation profile prior to first dose of protocol therapy.
• All clinically significant toxic effects (except peripheral neuropathy) of prior locoregional therapy, surgery, or other anticancer therapy have resolved to ≤ Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) grade 1.
• Women of childbearing potential and men must agree to use two forms of adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control, abstinence) prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she must inform her treating physician immediately. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative serum pregnancy test within 7 days of study entry.
• Ability to understand and willingness to sign an IRB approved written informed consent document (or that of legally authorized representative, if applicable).
Exclusion Criteria:

• Squamous cell or undifferentiated gastric cancer.
• Received any chemotherapy (including irinotecan) other than platinum and fluoropyrimidine with or without anthracycline or taxane for advanced gastric or GEJ adenocarcinoma.
• Received previous systemic chemotherapy with a cumulative dose of > 900 mg/m^2 of epirubicin or > 400 mg/m^2 of doxorubicin.
• Received any previously systemic therapy (including investigational agents) targeting VEGF or the VEGFR signaling pathways. Other previous targeted therapies are permitted if stopped at least 28 days prior to start of treatment.
• A history of other malignancy ≤ 3 years previous with the exception of basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin which were treated with local resection only or carcinoma in situ of the cervix or other solid tumors treated curatively and without evidence of recurrence.
• Currently receiving any other investigational agents.
• History or evidence of known brain metastases or carcinomatous meningitis. Patients with known brain metastases must be excluded from this clinical trial because of their poor prognosis and because they often develop progressive neurologic dysfunction that would confound the evaluation of neurologic and other adverse events.
• A history of allergic reactions attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to monoclonal antibody treatment, any components used in the ramucirumab DP preparation, irinotecan, or other agents used in the study.
• Any grade 3-4 GI bleeding within 3 months prior to enrollment.
• History of gastrointestinal perforation and/or fistulae within 6 months prior to enrollment.
• History of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or any other significant thromboembolism (venous port of catheter thrombosis or superficial venous thrombosis are not considered "significant") during the 3 months prior to enrollment.
• History of any arterial thromboembolic event, including but not limited to myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, cerebrovascular accident, or unstable angina within 6 months prior to enrollment.
• Diagnosis of symptomatic congestive heart failure (NYHA II-IV) or symptomatic or poorly controlled cardiac arrhythmia.
• Uncontrolled or poorly controlled hypertension (> 160 mmHg systolic or > 100 mmHg diastolic for > 4 weeks) despite standard medical management.
• Presence of serious or nonhealing wound, ulcer, or bone fracture within 28 days prior to enrollment.
• Major surgery within 28 days prior to first dose of protocol therapy.
• Minor surgery/subcutaneous venous access device placement within 7 days prior to first dose of protocol therapy.
• Receiving chronic antiplatelet therapy, including aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, including ibuprofen, naproxen, and others), dipyridamole or clopidogrel, or similar agents. Once-daily aspirin use (maximum dose 325 mg/day) is permitted.
• The patient has elective or planned major surgery to be performed during the course of the clinical trial.
• Bowel obstruction, history or presence of inflammatory enteropathy or extensive intestinal resection (hemicolectomy or extensive small intestine resection with chronic diarrhea), Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or chronic diarrhea.
• Cirrhosis at a level of Child-Pugh B (or worse) or cirrhosis (any degree) and a history of hepatic encephalopathy or clinically meaningful ascites resulting from cirrhosis (i.e. ascites from cirrhosis requiring diuretics or paracentesis). Patients with ascites not related to cirrhosis, such as malignant ascites, are allowed.
• Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, metabolic disorders or other nonmalignant organ or systemic disease or secondary effects of cancer that induce a high medical risk and make assessment of survival uncertain, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements.
• Pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
• Known HIV-positivity on combination antiretroviral therapy because of the potential for pharmacokinetic interactions with ramucirumab and irinotecan. In addition, these patients are at increased risk of lethal infections when treated with marrow-suppressive therapy. Appropriate studies will be undertaken in patients receiving combination antiretroviral therapy when indicated.
Drug: Irinotecan, Drug: Ramucirumab, Genetic: Blood for angiome profiling, Genetic: Blood for cfDNA
Gastric Adenocarcinoma, Gastro-esophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma, Stomach
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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Lenvatinib in Combination With Pembrolizumab Versus Treatment of Physician's Choice in Participants With Advanced Endometrial Cancer (MK-3475-775/E7080-G000-309 Per Merck Standard Convention [KEYNOTE-775])

This is a study of pembrolizumab (MK-3475, KEYTRUDA®) in combination with lenvatinib (E7080) versus treatment of physician's choice (doxorubicin or paclitaxel) for the treatment of advanced endometrial cancer. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either pembrolizumab and lenvatinib or treatment of physician's choice. The primary study hypothesis is that pembrolizumab in combination with lenvatinib prolongs progression free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) when compared to treatment of physician's choice.
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David Miller
14954
Female
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03517449
STU-2018-0007
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Has a histologically confirmed diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma (EC) 2. Documented evidence of advanced, recurrent or metastatic EC. 3. Has radiographic evidence of disease progression after 1 prior systemic, platinum-based chemotherapy regimen for EC. Participants may have received up to 1 additional line of platinum-based chemotherapy if given in the neoadjuvant or adjuvant treatment setting. Note: There is no restriction regarding prior hormonal therapy. 4. Has historical or fresh tumor biopsy specimen for determination of mismatch repair (MMR) status. 5. Has at least 1 measurable target lesion according to Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1 and confirmed by Blinded Independent Central Review BICR. 6. Has Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1 within 7 days of starting study treatment. 7. Is not pregnant, breastfeeding, and agrees to use a highly effective method of contraception during the treatment period and for at least 120 days (for participants treated with lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab) or at least 180 days (for participants treated with treatment of physician's choice [TPC]) after the last dose of study treatment.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Has carcinosarcoma (malignant mixed mullerian tumor), endometrial leiomyosarcoma and endometrial stromal sarcomas. 2. Has unstable central nervous system (CNS) metastases. 3. Has active malignancy (except for endometrial cancer, definitively treated in-situ carcinomas [e.g. breast, cervix, bladder], or basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin) within 24 months of study start. 4. Has gastrointestinal malabsorption, gastrointestinal anastomosis, or any other condition that might affect the absorption of lenvatinib. 5. Has a pre-existing greater than or equal (>=) Grade 3 gastrointestinal or non-gastrointestinal fistula. 6. Has radiographic evidence of major blood vessel invasion/infiltration. 7. Has clinically significant hemoptysis or tumor bleeding within 2 weeks prior to the first dose of study treatment. 8. Has a history of congestive heart failure greater than New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class II, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident (CVA) stroke, or cardiac arrhythmia associated with hemodynamic instability within 12 months of the first dose of study treatment. 9. Has an active infection requiring systemic treatment. 10. Has not recovered adequately from any toxicity and/or complications from major surgery prior to starting therapy. 11. Is positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). 12. Has active Hepatitis B or C. 13. Has a history of (non-infectious) pneumonitis that required treatment with steroids, or has current pneumonitis. 14. Has known psychiatric or substance abuse disorders that would interfere with cooperation with the requirements of the study. 15. Has a diagnosis of immunodeficiency or is receiving chronic systemic steroid therapy (in dosing exceeding 10 mg daily of prednisone equivalent) or any other form of immunosuppressive therapy within 7 days prior to study start -Has an active autoimmune disease (with the exception of psoriasis) that has required systemic treatment in the past 2 years. 16. Is pregnant or breastfeeding. 17. Has had an allogenic tissue/solid organ transplant. 18. Has received >1 prior systemic chemotherapy regimen (other than adjuvant or neoadjuvant) for Endometrial Cancer. Participants may receive up to 2 regimens of platinum-based chemotherapy in total, as long as one is given in the neoadjuvant or adjuvant treatment setting. 19. Has received prior anticancer treatment within 28 days of study start. All acute toxicities related to prior treatments must be resolved to Grade ≤1, except for alopecia and Grade ≤2 peripheral neuropathy. 20. Has received prior treatment with any treatment targeting VEGF-directed angiogenesis, any anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, or anti-PD-L2 agent. 21. Has received prior treatment with an agent directed to a stimulatory or co-inhibitory T-cell receptor other than an anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, or anti-PD-L2 agent, and who has discontinued from that treatment due to a Grade 3 or higher immune-related adverse event. 22. Has received prior radiation therapy within 21 days of study start with the exception of palliative radiotherapy to bone lesions, which is allowed if completed 2 weeks of study start. Participants must have recovered from all radiation-related toxicities and/or complications prior to randomization. 23. Has received a live vaccine within 30 days of study start. 24. Has a known intolerance to study treatment (or any of the excipients). 25. Prior enrollment on a clinical study evaluating pembrolizumab and lenvatinib for endometrial carcinoma, regardless of treatment received. 26. Is currently participating in or has participated in a study of an investigational agent or has used an investigational device within 4 weeks of study start. 27. Participants with urine protein ≥1 gram (g)/24 hour. 28. Prolongation of corrected QT (QTc) interval to >480 milliseconds (ms). 29. Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) below the institutional normal range as determined by multigated acquisition scan (MUGA) or echocardiogram (ECHO).
Drug: Pembrolizumab, Drug: Lenvatinib, Drug: Paclitaxel, Drug: Doxorubicin
Endometrial Neoplasms, Corpus Uteri
programmed cell death 1 (PD-1, PD1), programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1, PDL1), programmed cell death ligand 2 (PD-L2, PDL2), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors, lenvatinib, pembrolizumab, doxorubicin, paclitaxel, phase 3 endometrial cancer
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A Study of Pembrolizumab and Bavituximab in Patients With Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This is a non-randomized, open-label, multi-site phase II therapeutic trial of pembrolizumab and bavituximab in patients with locally advanced HCC. Locally advanced or metastatic HCC is defined as disease that is not amenable to surgical and/or locoregional therapies. Subjects must not have received prior systemic therapy for advanced HCC in keeping with the first-line setting of this study.
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Muhammad Beg
125541
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03519997
STU 102017-015
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patient must have a histologically confirmed diagnosis hepatocellular carcinoma; known fibrolamellar HCC, sarcomatoid HCC or mixed cholangiocarcinoma and HCC will be excluded
• Locally advanced or metastatic disease
• Patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease must have disease deemed not amenable to surgical and/or locoregional therapies or patients who have progressed following surgical and/or locoregional therapies.
• Measurable disease, as defined as lesions that can accurately be measured in at least one dimension according to RECIST version 1.1 at least 1 cm with contrast enhanced dynamic imaging (magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography).
• Child-Pugh Score A
• Age ≥ 18 years
• ECOG Performance score of 0-1
• Life expectancy greater than 6 months
• Following baseline laboratory values: 1. Total bilirubin ≤ 2.0 mg/ml 2. INR ≤ 1.7 3. Hgb ≥ 8.5 g/dl 4. AST, ALT ≤5 times ULN 5. Platelet count ≥ 50,000/mm3 6. Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 mg/dL or creatinine clearance ≥ 50 mL/min 7. Albumin ≥ 2.5 g/dl 8. Absolute neutrophil ≥ 1,500 cells/mm3
• Male and female subjects of child bearing potential must agree to use an adequate method of contraception for the course of the study through 120 days after the last dose of study medication
• Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test within 72 hours prior to receiving the first dose of study medication
• Subjects are eligible to enroll if they have non-viral-HCC, or if they have HBV-HCC, or HCV-HCC defined as follows: HBV-HCC: Controlled (treated) hepatitis B subjects will be allowed if they meet the following criteria: Antiviral therapy for HBV must be given for at least 12 weeks and HBV viral load must be less than 100 IU/mL prior to first dose of study drug. Subjects on active HBV therapy with viral loads under 100 IU/ml should stay on the same therapy throughout study treatment. Subjects who are anti-HBc (+), negative for HBsAg, negative for anti-HBs, and have an HBV viral load under 100 IU/mL do not require HBV anti-viral prophylaxis. HCV-HCC: active or resolved HCV infection as evidenced by detectable HCV RNA or antibody. Patients who have failed HCV therapy as evidenced by detectable HCV RNA will be eligible. Subjects with chronic infection by HCV who are treated (successfully or treatment failure) or untreated are allowed on study. In addition, subjects with successful HCV treatment are allowed as long as there are ≥4 weeks between completion of HCV therapy and start of study drug. Successful HCV treatment definition: SVR12.
•Prior therapy is allowed provided the following are met: at least 4 weeks since prior locoregional therapy including surgical resection, chemoembolization, radiotherapy, or ablation. Provided target lesion has increased in size by 25% or more or the target lesion was not treated with locoregional therapy. Patients treated with palliative radiotherapy for symptoms will be eligible 1 week after treatment as long as the target lesion is not the treated lesion.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior liver transplant;
• Patient who has received previous systemic therapy for HCC;
• Clinically significant, uncontrolled heart disease and/or recent events including any of the following:
• History of acute coronary syndromes (including myocardial infarction, unstable angina, coronary artery bypass grafting, coronary angioplasty, or stenting) or symptomatic pericarditis within 12 months prior to screening;
• History of documented congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association functional classification III-IV);
• Documented cardiomyopathy;
• Patient has a left ventricular ejection fraction <40% as determined by MUGA scan or ECHO (MUGA and ECHO are not required prior to enrollment);
• Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive (testing not required);
• History of thromboembolic events (including both pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombus but not including tumor thrombus) within the last 6 months;
• Hypersensitivity to IV contrast; not suitable for pre-medication;
• Active or fungal infections requiring systemic treatment within 7 days prior to screening;
• Known history of, or any evidence of, interstitial lung disease or active non-infectious pneumonitis;
• Evidence of poorly controlled hypertension which is defined as systolic blood pressure >150 mmHg or diastolic pressure >90 mmHg despite optimal medical management;
• Pre-existing thyroid abnormality with thyroid function that cannot be maintained in the normal range with medication;
• Active, known, or suspected autoimmune disease with the following exceptions i) Subjects with vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, resolved childhood asthma or atopy are permitted to enroll; ii) Subjects with suspected autoimmune thyroid disorders may be enrolled if they are currently euthyroid or with residual hypothyroidism requiring only hormone replacement. iii) Subjects with psoriasis requiring systemic therapy must be excluded from enrollment
• Patient has any other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition that would, in the investigator's judgment, cause unacceptable safety risks, contraindicate patient participation in the study or compromise compliance with the protocol (e.g. chronic pancreatitis, active untreated or uncontrolled fungal, bacterial, or viral infections, etc.);
• Patient has any other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition that would, in the investigator's judgment, cause unacceptable safety risks, contraindicate patient participation in the study or compromise compliance with the protocol (e.g. chronic pancreatitis, active untreated or uncontrolled fungal, bacterial, or viral infections, etc.);
• Known history of active bacillus tuberculosis;
• Subjects with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg/day prednisone equivalent) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study administration. Inhaled or topical steroids and adrenal replacement doses >10 mg/day prednisone equivalents are permitted in the absence of autoimmune disease;
• Patient who has received radiotherapy ≤ 4 weeks prior to study entry. Palliative radiotherapy for symptomatic control is acceptable (if completed at least 2 weeks prior to study drug administration and no additional radiotherapy for the same lesion is planned);
• Patient has had major surgery within 14 days prior to starting study drug or has not recovered from major side effects (tumor biopsy is not considered as major surgery);
• Clinically apparent ascites on physical examination, ascites present on imaging studies is allowed;
• Patient has a known hypersensitivity to any of the excipients of bavituximab or pembrolizumab or monoclonal antibody;
• Active gastrointestinal bleeding within previous 2 months;
• History of any condition requiring anti-platelet therapy (aspirin >300 mg/day, clopidogrel >75 mg/day);
• Prisoners or subjects who are involuntarily incarcerated;
• Symptomatic or clinically active brain metastases;
• Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women, where pregnancy is defined as the state of a female after contraception and until the termination of gestation, confirmed by a positive hCG laboratory test;
• Prior immunotherapy including anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, or anti-PD-L2 agents;
• Has dual active HBV infection (HBsAg (+) and /or detectable HBV DNA) and HCV infection (anti-HCV Ab(+) and detectable HCV RNA) at study entry.
Drug: Pembrolizumab, Drug: Bavituximab
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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