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Prostate Cancer clinical trials at UCSF

84 in progress, 40 open to eligible people

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  • 11C-YJH08 PET Imaging for the Detection of Glucocorticoid Receptor Expression in Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies if positron emission tomography (PET) imaging using 11C-YJH08 can be useful for detecting certain cell receptor expression in tumor cells in patients with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic). 11C-YJH08 is a small-molecule radiotracer that binds to receptors on cells (glucocorticoid receptor) so that they show up better on the PET scan. Anti-hormone therapy (including enzalutamide) can cause more glucocorticoid receptors to be produced in tumor cells, which can make the tumor cells resist hormone therapies. If researchers can find a better way to detect whether glucocorticoid receptors are increasing during therapy, it may lead to more successful therapies using glucocorticoid receptor antagonists.

    San Francisco, California

  • 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET for the Diagnosis of Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the use of 68Ga-PSMA-11 positron emission tomography (PET) in diagnosing patients with prostate cancer that continues to grow despite the surgical removal of the testes or medical intervention to block androgen production (castration resistant), and has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). 68Ga- PSMA-11 is a new imaging agent that may help get more detailed pictures of the tumor. This trial aims to see whether using 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET scans may help doctors learn more about where disease is located in the body.

    San Francisco, California

  • A Parallel Arm Phase 1b/2a Study of DKN-01 as Monotherapy or in Combination With Docetaxel for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer With Elevated DKK1

    open to eligible males ages 18-100

    This is a non-randomized multi-center Phase 1b/2a dose escalation and dose expansion study involving 85-97 patients testing DKN-01 as monotherapy or in combination with docetaxel in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Patients need to be biomarker positive (Dickkopf-1 [DKK1]) either in plasma or biopsy. Other biopsies for correlative studies are encouraged but not mandatory. Pharmacokinetic (PK) testing of one pre-treatment blood sample and one post-treatment blood sample will be mandatory on Day 1 of every cycle.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Copanlisib Combined With Rucaparib in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single arm Phase Ib/II, open label, safety, pharmacokinetic and efficacy clinical study in adult patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Patients will be treated with the combination of copanlisib and rucaparib for as long as the patient does not have clinically significant progressive disease and/or unacceptable toxicity and/or as long as the investigator deems that the patient is benefiting from treatment. Treatment may also be stopped if the patient withdraws consent, or study termination occurs.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Salvage Radiotherapy With or Without Enzalutamide in Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following Surgery

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Patients with post-prostatectomy PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) recurrences with aggressive disease features will receive salvage radiation therapy and standard androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) or enhanced ADT to determine if there is any improvement in progression-free survival when enhanced ADT is used compared to standard ADT.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Tarlatamab (AMG 757) in Participants With Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    To evaluate the safety and tolerability of Tarlatamab and will determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of TNB-585 in Subjects With Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Carcinoma

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase 1, open-label study evaluating the safety, clinical pharmacology and clinical activity of TNB-585, a PSMA x CD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibody, in subjects with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have received 2 or more prior lines of therapy. The study consists of 2 parts, a monotherapy dose escalation (Arm A) and a monotherapy dose expansion (Arm B). Once the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) is identified in Arm A, Arm B will be initiated to further characterize the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of the MTD/RP2D dose of TNB-585 monotherapy in subjects with mCRPC.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of XmAb®20717 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1, multiple dose, ascending dose escalation study to define a MTD/RD and regimen of XmAb20717, to describe safety and tolerability, to assess PK and immunogenicity, and to preliminarily assess anti-tumor activity of XmAb20717 in subjects with selected advanced solid tumors.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Active Surveillance Exercise Clinical Trial

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase 2, open-label, dual-center, two-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT) investigates the effects of 16 weeks of structured aerobic training, relative to usual care (print material with physical activity guidance). Prostate genomic signatures represent the functional activity of all genes in the genome and are converted into genomic risk scores which correspond to the probability of a progression event (chance of having more aggressive disease). A structured exercise program may alter the genomic risk score and improve prediction of aggressive disease.

    San Francisco, California

  • Adenosine Receptor Antagonist Combination Therapy for Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1b/2, open-label, multicenter platform trial to evaluate the antitumor activity and safety of etrumadenant (AB928)-based combination therapy in participants with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Androgen Receptor Directed Therapy on Cognitive Function in Patients Treated With Darolutamide or Enzalutamide

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, randomized, open-label phase II study comparing cognitive outcomes between men with non-metastatic and metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC or M0CRPC) treated with darolutamide or enzalutamide. Approximately 132 patients will be enrolled. Eligible patients will be randomized in a 1:1 fashion to treatment with enzalutamide 160 mg orally daily or darolutamide 600 mg orally twice daily, in combination with standard LHRH agonist based treatment. Cognitive assessments will be performed using modules from Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) an internationally recognized software for assessing cognitive function and impairment.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Apalutamide Plus Cetrelimab in Patients With Treatment-Emergent Small Cell Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Despite the low androgen receptor (AR) transcriptional activity of treatment-emergent small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer, there is persistent AR expression observed in the majority of treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer (t-SCNC) biopsies. This indicates that epigenetic dysregulation leads to reprogramming away from an AR-driven transcriptional program. Therefore, continuation of AR blockade in the form of apalutamide may provide additive benefit compared to immune checkpoint blockade alone. The investigators hypothesize that the combination of apalutamide plus cetrelimab will achieve a clinically significant composite response rate with sufficient durability of response in mCRPC patients with evidence of treatment-emergent small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer

    San Francisco, California

  • Apalutamide With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Participants With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (PILLAR)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the how well apalutamide with or without stereotactic body radiation therapy work in treating participants with castration-resistant prostate cancer. Testosterone can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using apalutamide may fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of testosterone by the tumor cells. Stereotactic body radiation therapy uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method can kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known whether giving apalutamide with or without stereotactic body radiation therapy works better in treating participants with castration-resistant cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • Community-Based Health Coach to Improve Access to Germline Genetic Testing Among African American Men With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial studies barriers to genetic testing in African American men with prostate cancer and whether tailored, culturally relevant genetic testing education provided by a community-based health coach is beneficial in improving knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of genetic testing. Information gained from this study, may help researchers better understand and learn more about how to increase access to germline genetic testing in underrepresented populations.

    San Francisco, California

  • CPI-006 Alone and in Combination With Ciforadenant and With Pembrolizumab for Patients With Advanced Cancers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1/1b open-label, dose escalation and dose expansion study of CPI-006, a humanized monoclonal antibody (mAb) targeting the CD73 cell-surface ectonucleotidase in adult subjects with select advanced cancers. CPI-006 will be evaluated as a single agent, in combination with ciforadenant (an oral adenosine 2A receptor antagonist), in combination with pembrolizumab (an anti-PD1 antibody), and in combination with ciforadenant and pembrolizumab.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Diet and Exercise Interventions Among Men With Prostate Cancer (Prostate 8-II)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The Prostate 8-II study is a 2-year randomized controlled trial of testing different combinations of educational and supportive tools related to diet and exercise to evaluate biological, clinical, and quality of life outcomes in men choosing radical prostatectomy as treatment for prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • FOR46 in Combination With Enzalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1b/2 study evaluating FOR46 in combination with enzalutamide in patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) after prior progression on abiraterone. FOR46 is designed to target and bind to CD46, a transmembrane cellular protein expressed at moderate or high levels in numerous cancer types. The investigators hypothesize that the combination of FOR46 plus enzalutamide will achieve a clinically significant composite response rate with sufficient durability of response in mCRPC patients.

    San Francisco, California

  • Gallium-68 Citrate PET Used in Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single center cross-sectional imaging study investigating the use of gallium-68 citrate PET in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are planning to undergo a metastatic tumor biopsy on protocol NCT02432001 (CC#125519). The study population will consist of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are undergoing a metastatic tumor biopsy as part of clinical protocol NCT02432001 (CC#125519), with evidence of resistance to androgen signaling inhibition. The study will involve gallium-68 PET scan obtained at single time point, followed by radiographically-guided metastatic tumor biopsy within 14 days of PET scan.

    San Francisco, California

  • Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (13C) MR Imaging in Monitoring Patients With Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the side how well hyperpolarized carbon C 13 pyruvate (HP C-13 pyruvate) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works in monitoring patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance who have not received treatment. Diagnostic procedures, such as MRI, may help visualize HP C-13 pyruvate uptake and breakdown in tumor cells.

    San Francisco, California

  • Immunotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Cancers and CDK12 Mutations

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will attempt to determine the efficacy of checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab combination therapy followed by nivolumab monotherapy in patients with metastatic prostate cancer harboring loss of CDK12 function.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Leveraging Technology to Achieve Equity for Men With Prostate Cancer on Androgen Deprivation Therapy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial studies a digital platform, the supportive therapy in androgen deprivation (STAND-T), in achieving equity for men undergoing treatment with androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. STAND-T is a digital platform that provides prostate health information, evidence-based materials and resources. STAND-T may help improve health, address symptoms, and promote equity in men with prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • MENCORE-2: Audio Recordings to Improve Decision-making in Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single-arm hybrid implementation trial of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) involving a clinician-prompted, patient-administered mobile app tailored for consultation audio recordings.

    San Francisco, California

  • Neoadjuvant Atezolizumab-Based Combination Therapy in Men With Localized Prostate Cancer Prior to Radical Prostatectomy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well atezolizumab works alone or in combination with etrumadenant or tocilizumab in treating men with localized prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. IL-6 is expressed by prostate cancer and within the tumor microenvironment and shown to enhance prostate cancer and disease progression. Treatment with an anti-IL-6 antibody such as tocilizumab may inhibit cancer progression. Giving atezolizumab in combination with etrumadenant or tocilizumab may work better in treating prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • P-PSMA-101 CAR-T Cells in the Treatment of Subjects With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) and Advanced Salivary Gland Cancers (SGC)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    An open-label, multi-center, single and cyclic ascending dose study of P-PSMA-101 autologous CAR-T cells in patients with mCRPC and SGC.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Pembrolizumab +/- SD-101 in Hormone-Naïve Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer With RT and iADT

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a non-comparative open-label multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial combining stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and pembrolizumab with or without intratumoral SD-101 in patients with newly diagnosed hormone-naive oligometastatic prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • PET Imaging Study of 89Zr-DFO-YS5

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    CD46 is an exciting new therapeutic target in prostate cancer, with the antibody drug conjugate FOR46 under investigation in phase I clinical trials. The hypothesis of the study is that CD46 expression, measured via our novel imaging biomarker, is a characteristic feature of mCRPC, and particularly common in the most lethal forms of the disease including adenocarcinoma and Small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SCNC). These data will provide crucial information about the feasibility of targeting cluster of differentiation 46 (CD46) in mCRPC, will be used guide the development of novel therapeutic and theranostic agents, to help develop treatments that improve outcomes for men with the most lethal forms of prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • Pharmacokinetics of IA and IV Ga68-PSMA-11 Infusion

    open to eligible males ages 18-75

    Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) agents have shown promise in detecting and treating prostate cancer. Gallium-68-labeled PSMA-11 (68Ga-PSMA-11) is a radioactive agent that binds to prostate cancer cells and can be imaged using positron emission tomography (PET) scanners that detect radioactivity in the body. This early phase I study will use PET to determine if delivering 68Ga-PSMA-11 directly into the prostatic artery (intra-arterial (IA) administration) results in greater uptake in the prostate than delivering 68Ga-PSMA-11 into a vein in the arm (intravenous (IV) administration).

    San Francisco, California

  • Pilot Study of (MR) Imaging With Pyruvate (13C) to Detect High Grade Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This pilot clinical trial studies how well magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) with hyperpolarized carbon C13 pyruvate works in finding prostate cancer that exhibits poorly differentiated or undifferentiated cells (high-grade) and that is restricted to the site of origin, without evidence of spread (localized) in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. Diagnostic procedures, such as MRSI with hyperpolarized carbon C13 pyruvate, may aid in the diagnosis of prostate cancer and in discriminating high-grade from low-grade prostate cancer and benign adjacent prostate tissue

    San Francisco, California

  • Platform Study for Prostate Researching Translational Endpoints Correlated to Response to Inform Use of Novel Combinations

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study is designed to evaluate multiple clinical hypotheses and mechanistically-defined combinations to evaluate the safety and efficacy of immunotherapy combinations in participants with mCRPC who have received prior secondary androgen receptor signaling inhibitor therapy (eg, abiraterone, enzalutamide, apalutamide).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • PROMOTE: Identifying Predictive Markers of Response for Genitourinary Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a tissue and blood collection protocol requiring image-guided biopsies of metastatic prostate cancer and other genitourinary malignancies including renal cell carcinoma and urothelial carcinoma. Whenever possible, a new bone lesion or new/progressing soft tissue lesion will be chosen for biopsy as opposed to radiographically stable lesion. Patients will be enrolled in into one of several parallel cohorts based upon disease status or type and the planned systemic therapy following baseline tumor biopsy: (A) Androgen signaling inhibition, (B) Immunotherapy, (C) Radiotherapy, (D) Targeted Therapy/Investigational therapeutic, (E) DNA damage response pathway, (F) Aggressive variant disease, (G1) Castration-sensitive ADT naïve and ADT < 3 months), or (G2) Castration-sensitive pre-treated with sub-optimal PSA nadir >0.2 ng/ml, (R) metastatic renal cell carcinoma and metastatic and (U) urothelial carcinoma.

    San Francisco, California

  • Prostate Active Surveillance Study

    open to eligible males ages 21 years and up

    The Prostate Active Surveillance Study (PASS) is a research study for men who have chosen active surveillance as a management plan for their prostate cancer. Active surveillance is defined as close monitoring of prostate cancer with the offer of treatment if there are changes in test results. This study seeks to discover markers that will identify cancers that are more aggressive from those tumors that grow slowly.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PMSA)-Based PET Imaging of High Risk Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Background: People with prostate cancer usually have their cancer imaged with a CT scan and bone scan. They then have their prostate gland removed. Researchers want to test a scan that might predict if prostate cancer will return after this surgery. Objective: To test if a PET/CT scan before the prostate gland is removed can predict if prostate cancer will return. Also, to test if this approach is better or worse than the usual approach for prostate cancer. Eligibility: Men ages 18 and older with prostate cancer that appears to be contained within the prostate but is at risk of having spread Design: Participants will be screened with: - Medical history - Blood tests - CT and MRI scans: Participants will lie in a machine. The machine will take pictures of the body. - Bone scan Participants will have a radiotracer injected into a vein. They will have a PET/CT scan of their whole body 60 90 minutes later. During the scan, they will lie on their back and stay still. Within 60 days after the scan, participants will have surgery. This will remove the prostate gland and lymph nodes around it. Some tissue will be used for genetic testing. If the PET/CT scan suggests the cancer has spread, participants may need to have another biopsy within 60 days after the scan. After surgery, participants will have follow-up visits for 5 years. They will have 5 visits the first year and 2 the second. Then they will have visits once a year. If participants cancer returns, they will have repeat PET/CT scans.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Safety and Efficacy of Therapies for Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

    open to eligible males ages 18-99

    This is a master protocol designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of investigational therapies in participants with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of AMG 509 in Subjects With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Evaluate the safety and tolerability of AMG 509 in adult subjects and determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of HPN424 in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    An open-label, Phase 1/2a, study of HPN424 as monotherapy to assess the safety, tolerability and PK in patients with advanced prostate cancer refractory to androgen therapy

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Testing the Addition of the Drug Apalutamide to the Usual Hormone Therapy and Radiation Therapy After Surgery for Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase III trial studies whether adding apalutamide to the usual treatment improves outcome in patients with lymph node positive prostate cancer after surgery. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-ray to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgens, or male sex hormones, can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as apalutamide, may help stop or reduce the growth of prostate cancer cell growth by blocking the attachment of androgen to its receptors on cancer cells, a mechanism similar to stopping the entrance of a key into its lock. Adding apalutamide to the usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy after surgery may stabilize prostate cancer and prevent it from spreading and extend time without disease spreading compared to the usual approach.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • To Evaluate if Green Tea Can be Effective in Reducing the Progression of Prostate Cancer in Men on Close Monitoring

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well green tea catechins work in preventing progression of prostate cancer from a low risk stage to higher risk stages in men who are on active surveillance. Green tea catechins may stabilize prostate cancer and lower the chance of prostate growing.

    San Mateo, California and other locations

  • Trial of ARV-110 in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Phase 1/2 dose escalation study to assess the safety and tolerability of ARV-110 in men with mCRPC who have progressed on prior approved systemic therapies for their castrate resistant disease (one of which must be enzalutamide or abiraterone).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • ZEN-3694, Enzalutamide, and Pembrolizumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial investigates how well ZEN-3694, enzalutamide, and pembrolizumab work in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). ZEN-3694 blocks the expression of the MYC gene to prevent cellular growth in certain types of tumors, including castrate resistant prostate cancer. Enzalutamide has been shown to block testosterone from reaching prostate cancer cells by binding to a receptor on prostate cancer cells, called androgen receptors. This works similar to a lock and key. When enzalutamide (key) inserts into the androgen receptor (lock) testosterone cannot attach to the androgen receptor, which slows the growth of tumor cells and may cause them to shrink. Pembrolizumab is a monoclonal antibody (proteins that can protect the body from foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses) designed to block a specific control switch which may be activated by tumor cells to overcome the body's natural immune system defenses. It also enhances the activity of the body's immune cells against tumor cells. The purpose of this study is to find out the effects ZEN-3694, enzalutamide, and pembrolizumab on patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have previously experienced disease progression.

    San Francisco, California

  • 177Lu-PSMA-617 and Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    This phase Ib trial studies the dose and schedule of 177Lu-PSMA-617 and pembrolizumab in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body. 177Lu-PSMA-617 carries a radioactive component which attached to the prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) receptor found on tumor cells. Its radiation component destroys the tumor cell. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body?s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving 177Lu-PSMA-617 and pembrolizumab may work better at treating prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • 177Lu-PSMA-R2 in Patients With PSMA Positive Progressive, Metastatic, Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    This Phase 1/2 study is intended to investigate the safety, tolerability, and radiation dosimetry of 177Lu-PSMA-R2 and further assess preliminary efficacy data in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The Phase 1 portion of the study will determine the recommended dose of 177Lu-PSMA-R2 for radio-ligand therapy (RLT) of mCRPC, and the Phase 2 portion will expand into approximately 60 patients documenting the preliminary activity (anti-tumor response) of repeated treatments administered, continuing safety assessments and collecting QoL data.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Phase 1 Study of FOR46 in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

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    This study will test the safety and efficacy of FOR46 given every 21 days to patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The name of the study drug involved in this study is: FOR46 for Injection (FOR46)

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Phase 1 Study of Pegilodecakin (LY3500518) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors

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    This is a first-in-human, open-label, dose escalation study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of pegilodecakin in participants with advanced solid tumors, dosed daily subcutaneously as a monotherapy or in combination with chemotherapy or immunotherapy.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of EPI-7386 in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate Plus Prednisone, or Apalutamide in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of this study is to determine safety, including dose limiting toxicities, and the recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of EPI-7386 in separate combinations with (a) abiraterone acetate plus prednisone or prednisolone (AAP) and (b) apalutamide (dose-finding) and to determine the antitumor activity of EPI-7386 in separate combinations with (a) AAP and (b) apalutamide (dose-expansion).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of JNJ-56021927 (ARN-509) and Abiraterone Acetate in Participants With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    The purpose of this study is to investigate potential drug-drug interaction (DDI) between JNJ-56021927 and abiraterone acetate and between JNJ-56021927 and prednisone, determine safety of the combination and evaluate in a descriptive manner the efficacy in these participants. It will also, potentially provide dosing recommendations for abiraterone acetate in future studies when combined with JNJ-56021927.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Niraparib in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone Versus Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone for the Treatment of Participants With Deleterious Germline or Somatic Homologous Recombination Repair (HRR) Gene-Mutated Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mCSPC)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of the study is to determine if the combination of niraparib with Abiraterone Acetate (AA) plus prednisone compared with AA plus prednisone in participants with deleterious germline or somatic Homologous Recombination Repair (HRR) gene-mutated Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mCSPC) provides superior efficacy in improving radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Niraparib in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone Versus Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone for Treatment of Participants With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of niraparib in combination with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone (AAP) compared to AAP and placebo.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Rucaparib Versus Physician's Choice of Therapy in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer and Homologous Recombination Gene Deficiency

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    The purpose of this study is to determine how patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, and evidence of a homologous recombination gene deficiency, respond to treatment with rucaparib versus treatment with physician's choice of abiraterone acetate, enzalutamide, or docetaxel.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Trial of CTT1403 for Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    The purpose of this study is to find the highest dose level of study drug, CTT1403, that can be safely administered to patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    San Francisco, California

  • Abemaciclib Before 177Lu-PSMA-617 for the Treatment of Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    This phase I/II trial tests the safety, side effects, and best dose of abemaciclib and whether it works before 177Lu-PSMA-617 in treating patients with castration resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Abemaciclib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It is highly selective inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and 6, which are proteins involved in cell differentiation and growth. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. Radioligand therapy uses a small molecule (in this case 177Lu-PSMA-617), which carries a radioactive component to destroys tumor cells. When 177Lu-PSMA-617 is injected into the body, it attaches to the prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) receptor found on tumor cells. After 177Lu-PSMA-617 attaches to the PSMA receptor, its radiation component destroys the tumor cell. Giving abemaciclib before 177Lu-PSMA-617 may help 177Lu-PSMA-617 kill more tumor cells.

    San Francisco, California

  • An Electronic Registry to Improve Adherence to Active Surveillance Monitoring at a Safety-net Hospital

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    To implement and evaluate a health information technology platform designed to support the management of patients on active surveillance for prostate cancer in an urban, publicly-funded outpatient setting.

    San Francisco, California

  • Androgen-Deprivation Therapy and Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Androgen deprivation therapy may stop the adrenal glands from making androgens. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial studies androgen-deprivation therapy and radiation therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Best Systemic Therapy or Best Systemic Therapy (BST) Plus Definitive Treatment (Radiation or Surgery)

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    The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if treatment with standard systemic therapy (androgen deprivation therapy or bilateral orchiectomy) in combination with surgery or radiation therapy is more effective at controlling prostate cancer than standard systemic therapy alone. The safety of this treatment combination will also be studied.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • CHAMP: A Randomized Controlled Trial of High-intensity Aerobic and Resistance Exercise for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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    This Phase II, open-label, three-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT) will investigate the effects of 12 weeks of aerobic exercise vs. 12 weeks of resistance exercise vs. usual care in men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer to determine the safety, feasibility, and tolerance of exercise; quality of life indicators, and a prognostic score.

    San Francisco, California

  • COMbination of Bipolar Androgen Therapy and Nivolumab

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    Single arm, multicenter, open-label Phase II study of the effects of parenteral testosterone in combination with nivolumab in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who previously progressed on at least one novel androgen-receptor targeted therapy (i.e. Abiraterone acetate, Enzalutamide). Up to one taxane agent is permitted.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • CyberKnife Radiosurgery For Low & Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer: Emulating HDR Brachytherapy Dosimetry

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    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of CyberKnife radiosurgery in patients with early stage organ-confined prostate cancer and to evaluate the effects of this treatment on the quality of life over time.

    Fresno, California and other locations

  • Effectiveness of Open and Robotic Prostatectomy

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    Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. Surgical removal of the entire prostate (prostatectomy) is one option among the various ways to treat prostate cancer. The use of robot assistance for prostatectomy has become common place, but its effectiveness has not been compared to standard open prostatectomy in trials carried out at more than one medical institution in which participants are identified and followed forward in time. Robot assisted and standard open prostatectomy health related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes have not been compared in a prospective, multi-centered study. Prostatectomy can have side effects that can change with time. This research study seeks to determine how common and how long-lasting such side effects are; to find out what features of individual men's cancers and what features of the treatments affect those side effects. This study also seeks to identify factors that affect the quality of prostate cancer care by looking at how satisfied men are with their prostate cancer care. Through these findings, this study aims to allow treatment side effects to be anticipated more accurately for individual patients, and to provide a means for determining the quality of prostate care.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Enzalutamide With or Without Abiraterone and Prednisone in Treating Patients With Castration-Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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    This randomized phase III trial studies enzalutamide to see how well it works compared to enzalutamide, abiraterone, and prednisone in treating patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as enzalutamide, abiraterone acetate, and prednisone, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Expanded Access 68Gallium-PSMA-11 PET for Prostate Cancer

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    This expanded access protocol provides eligible participants with investigational 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET imaging to detect and localize prostate cancer for initial and subsequent treatment strategy.

    San Francisco, California

  • GB1275 Monotherapy and in Combination With an Anti-PD1 Antibody in Patients With Specified Advanced Solid Tumors or in Combination With Standard of Care in Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

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    This first-in-human (FIH ) study is an open-label, multicenter study that consists of a Phase 1 Dose Escalation/Expansion phase of GB1275 monotherapy or in combination with Anti-PD-1 Antibody or in combination with Standard of Care in Patients with Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma followed by a Phase 2 Basket Expansion phase in Patients with Specified Metastatic Solid Tumors

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Gemcitabine Hydrochloride and Cisplatin With or Without Bevacizumab in Treating Patients With Advanced Urinary Tract Cancer

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    This randomized phase III trial studies gemcitabine hydrochloride, cisplatin, and bevacizumab to see how well they work compared with gemcitabine hydrochloride and cisplatin in treating patients with urinary tract cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as gemcitabine hydrochloride and cisplatin, 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. Immunotherapy with bevacizumab, may induce changes in body's immune system and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. It is not yet known whether gemcitabine hydrochloride and cisplatin are more effective when given with or without bevacizumab in treating patients with urinary tract cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms in Assessing Response in Patients With Prostate Cancer Receiving Enzalutamide Therapy

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    This phase II trial studies genetic and molecular mechanisms in assessing response in patients with prostate cancer receiving enzalutamide therapy. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Antihormone therapy, such as enzalutamide, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. Studying samples of tissue and blood in the laboratory from patients with prostate cancer may help doctors better understand castration-resistant prostate cancer. It may also help doctors make improvements in prostate cancer treatment.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Hormone Therapy, Radiation Therapy, and Steroid 17alpha-monooxygenase TAK-700 in Treating Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as steroid 17alpha-monooxygenase TAK-700, when used with other hormone therapy, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. Radiation therapy uses high energy x rays to kill tumor cells. This may be an effective treatment for prostate cancer when combined with hormone therapy. Studying quality-of-life in patients having cancer treatment may help identify the intermediate- and long-term effects of treatment on patients with prostate cancer.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying the use of hormone therapy, including TAK-700, together with radiation therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • INTense ExeRcise for surviVAL Among Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer (INTERVAL - GAP4)

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    To determine if supervised high intensity aerobic and resistance training increases overall survival compared to self-directed exercise in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) With Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (13C) as Diagnostic Tool in Advanced Prostate Cancer

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    This is a prospective imaging study evaluating the utility of baseline metabolic MR imaging as a diagnostic and response monitoring tool in patients with advanced prostate cancer. Preliminary pre-clinical and clinical data demonstrates the ability of HP C-13 pyruvate/metabolic MR imaging to detect high-grade prostate cancer, including cancer with neuroendocrine differentiation, as well as provide early evidence of metabolic response and resistance following application of systemic therapies for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer patients. In the proposed study, the investigators aim is to extend the initial clinical results and further develop HP C-13 MRI as an imaging modality in advanced prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • Multicenter Randomized Trial of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT Based SRT After Radical Prostatectomy

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    This phase III trial studies how well Gallium Ga 68-labeled PSMA-11 (68Ga-PSMA-11) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) works in diagnosing participants with prostate cancer that has come back after surgery. 68Ga-PSMA-11 are taken up by cancer cells. Diagnostic procedures, such as PET/CT scans, may help find and diagnose prostate cancer and find out how far the disease has spread. Giving 68Ga-PSMA-11 with PET/CT may help doctors plan better for salvage radiation therapy in participants with recurrent prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) With or Without DNA Damage Repair Defects

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    This is a multicenter phase 2 open label study of pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) with or without DNA damage repair defects.

    San Francisco, California

  • Predicting the Risk of Failure in Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Gathering information about the Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, and cancer stage from patients who have undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer may help doctors predict how patients respond to treatment and help plan the best treatment.

    PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying the Gleason score, PSA level, and cancer stage in predicting outcome in patients who have undergone radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California

  • PRO-MERIT (Prostate Cancer Messenger RNA Immunotherapy)

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    Open-label, multicenter, dose titration and four-arm expansion trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability, immunogenicity, and preliminary efficacy of W_pro1 cancer vaccine (W_pro1) monotherapy or in combination with cemiplimab in patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC: Part 1 and Part 2 Arms 1A and 1B) and in patients with high-risk, localized prostate cancer (LPC).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Prostate Radiation Therapy or Short-Term Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Pelvic Lymph Node Radiation Therapy With or Without Prostate Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With a Rising Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) After Surgery for Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Antihormone therapy, such as flutamide, bicalutamide, and luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. It is not yet known which regimen of radiation therapy with or without androgen-deprivation therapy is more effective for prostate cancer.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying prostate radiation therapy to see how well it works compared with short-term androgen deprivation therapy given together with pelvic lymph node radiation therapy with or without prostate radiation therapy in treating patients with a rising PSA after surgery for prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. Given radiation therapy in different ways may kill more tumor cells.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase II trial studies radiation therapy to see how well it works in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage II Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known which dose of radiation therapy is more effective in treating stage II prostate cancer.

    PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to compare the effectiveness of two different doses of specialized radiation therapy in treating patients who have stage II prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Radiation Therapy With or Without Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer

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    RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays and other types of radiation to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Androgen-deprivation therapy may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. It is not yet known whether radiation therapy is more effective with or without androgen-deprivation therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying radiation therapy to see how well it works compared with radiation therapy given together with androgen-deprivation therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Randomized Phase II Study of Salvage XRT + ADT +/- Abiraterone and Apalutamide for Rising PSA After RP (FORMULA-509)

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    This research study is comparing two different combinations of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) used together with radiation as a treatment for rising PSA after radical prostatectomy (prostate cancer).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • S1216, Phase III ADT+TAK-700 vs. ADT+Bicalutamide for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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    The purpose of this study is to compare overall survival in newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer patients randomly assigned to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) + TAK-700 versus ADT + bicalutamide.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Safety, Pharmacokinetic and Proof-of-Concept Study of ARN-509 (Apalutamide) in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC)

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    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and activity of ARN-509 in men with advanced castration resistant prostate cancer. Patients will first be enrolled into Phase 1 of the study to identify a tolerable dose for the Phase 2 portion of the study. In the Phase 2, 3 different cohorts of patients will be enrolled to evaluate the safety and activity of ARN-509.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of 177Lu-PSMA-617 In Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    The primary objective of this study was to compare the two alternate primary endpoints of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with progressive prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who received 177Lu-PSMA-617 in addition to best supportive/best standard of care (BSC/BSoC) versus patients treated with best supportive/best standard of care alone.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of AZD5305 as Monotherapy and in Combination With Anti-cancer Agents in Patients With Advanced Solid Malignancies

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    This research is designed to determine if experimental treatment with PARP inhibitor, AZD5305, alone, or in combination with anti-cancer agents is safe, tolerable, and has anti-cancer activity in patients with advanced solid tumors.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Docetaxel Versus Placebo Plus Docetaxel in Chemotherapy-naïve Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (MK-3475-921/KEYNOTE-921)

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    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and docetaxel in the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have not received chemotherapy for mCRPC but have progressed on or are intolerant to Next Generation Hormonal Agent (NHA). There are two primary study hypotheses. Hypothesis 1: The combination of pembrolizumab plus docetaxel plus prednisone is superior to placebo plus docetaxel plus prednisone with respect to Overall Survival (OS). Hypothesis 2: The combination of pembrolizumab plus docetaxel plus prednisone is superior to placebo plus docetaxel plus prednisone with respect to Radiographic Progression-free Survival (rPFS) per Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG)-modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors Version 1.1 (RECIST 1.1) as assessed by blinded independent central review.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • TPST-1120 as Monotherapy and in Combination With Nivolumab in Subjects With Advanced Cancers

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    This is a phase 1/1b open label, multicenter dose escalation and dose expansion study to investigate the safety, tolerability and anti-tumor activity of TPST-1120, a small molecule selective antagonist of PPARα (peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha) as monotherapy and in combination with a systemic anticancer agent, nivolumab, an anti-PD1 antibody, in subjects with advanced solid tumors.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Treatment With Nivolumab and Ipilimumab or Nivolumab Alone According to the Percentage of Tumoral CD8 Cells in Advanced Metastatic Cancer

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    This is an open-label, exploratory study to evaluate nivolumab with or without ipilimumab based on percentage of tumoral CD8 cells at the time of treatment in participants with varying advanced solid tumors. Participants who have a tumor with ≥ 15% CD8 cells (classified as CD8 high) will receive nivolumab monotherapy, and participants who have a tumor with < 15% CD8 cells (classified as CD8 low) will receive ipilimumab in combination with nivolumab.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Ultrasound-Guided Implant Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With External-Beam Radiation Therapy

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    RATIONALE: Implant radiation therapy uses radioactive material placed directly into or near a tumor to kill tumor cells.

    PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying the side effects and how well ultrasound-guided implant radiation therapy works in treating patients with locally recurrent prostate cancer previously treated with external-beam radiation therapy.

    Fresno, California and other locations

  • Use of an Experimental Drug, CC-115, With Enzalutamide in Men With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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    The main purpose of this study to define the good and/or bad effects of the combination of enzalutamide and CC-115 in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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