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Neuroendocrine Tumor clinical trials at UCSF
10 in progress, 5 open to new patients

  • Basket Study of Entrectinib (RXDX-101) for the Treatment of Patients With Solid Tumors Harboring NTRK 1/2/3 (Trk A/B/C), ROS1, or ALK Gene Rearrangements (Fusions)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, multicenter, global Phase 2 basket study of entrectinib (RXDX-101) for the treatment of patients with solid tumors that harbor an NTRK1/2/3, ROS1, or ALK gene fusion. Patients will be assigned to different baskets according to tumor type and gene fusion.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Dose-defining Study of Tirapazamine Combined With Embolization in Liver Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 20-80

    This phase 1 study is to determine the optimal dose and tolerability of a hypoxia-activating agent, tirapazamine, when it is combined with embolization in liver cancer. Liver cancer patients who are Child-Pugh score A, suitable for embolization with tumor no more than 4 nodules are eligible. Tirapazamine will be given by intra-arterial injection before embolization. Treatment effect is evaluated by MRI based on mRECIST criteria. Repeat treatment is necessary only if disease progression. Expansion cohorts are open for metastatic gastrointestinal cancer and neuroendocrine tumor.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Pembrolizumab and Liver-Directed Therapy in Treating Patients With Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors and Symptomatic and/or Progressive Liver Metastases

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This pilot phase II trial studies how well pembrolizumab and liver-directed therapy works in treating patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors and symptomatic and/or progressive tumors that have spread to the liver. Monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Liver-directed therapies such as radiofrequency ablation, transarterial embolization, yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolization, and cryoablation may help to shrink tumors that are not being directly targeted. Giving pembrolizumab and liver-directed therapy may work better in treating patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors and symptomatic and/or progressive tumors that have spread to the liver.

    San Francisco, California

  • Randomized Embolization Trial for NeuroEndocrine Tumor Metastases To The Liver

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary aim of this trial is to estimate the duration of hepatic progression-free survival (HPFS) in participants treated with bland embolization (BE), transcatheter arterial Lipiodol chemoembolization (TACE), and embolization by drug-eluting beads (DEB). The primary hypothesis is that chemoembolization will be nearly twice as durable as bland embolization; thatis, the hazard ratio for HPFS will be 1.76 or better.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Yttrium-90 DOTA-TOC Intra-arterial (IA) Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) for Neuroendocrine Tumor

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, pilot, single center, open-label study in patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumor. Eligible participants will undergo baseline assessments at enrollment. Study participants will receive a one-time administration of 90Y-DOTA-TOC via the hepatic artery. Participants in the correlative sub-study will receive 68Ga-DOTA-TOC concurrent with the 90Y-DOTA-TOC dose, and undergo additional imaging and assessment.

    San Francisco, California

  • Capecitabine, Temozolomide and Bevacizumab for Metastatic or Unresectable Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a combination of capecitabine, temozolomide and bevacizumab in the treatment of advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • EAP 177Lu-DOTA0-Tyr3-Octreotate for Inoperable, SSR+, NETs, Progressive Under SSA Tx

    Sorry, not accepting new patients

    Advanced Accelerator Applications is currently pursuing marketing approval for 177Lu-DOTA0-Tyr3-Octreotate (Lutathera). This expanded access therapeutic protocol aims to allow patients suffering from inoperable, somatostatin receptor positive, neuroendocrine tumors, progressive under somatostatin analogue therapy to access the investigational product, 177Lu-DOTA0-Tyr3-Octreotate (Lutathera), prior to its commercial availability.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Everolimus and Octreotide Acetate With or Without Bevacizumab in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well everolimus and octreotide acetate with or without bevacizumab works in treating patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors that cannot be removed by surgery and have spread nearby or to other places in the body. Everolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Octreotide acetate may interfere with and slow the growth of tumor cells. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Bevacizumab and everolimus also may stop the growth of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors by blocking blood flow to the tumor. It is not yet known whether giving everolimus and octreotide acetate together is more effective with or without bevacizumab in treating pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Pazopanib Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Progressive Carcinoid Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well pazopanib hydrochloride works in treating patients with carcinoid tumors that are growing, spreading, or getting worse. Pazopanib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of Efficacy and Safety of PDR001 in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic, Well-differentiated, Non-functional Neuroendocrine Tumors of Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal (GI), or Thoracic Origin or Poorly-differentiated Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (GEP-NEC)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a study to investigate the efficacy and safety of PDR001 in patients with advanced or metastatic, well-differentiated, non-functional neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic, gastrointestinal (GI), or thoracic origin or poorly-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEP-NEC) that have progressed on prior treatment.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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