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Lung Cancer Clinical Trials

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  • Radiation Therapy Regimens in Treating Patients With Limited-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Cisplatin and Etoposide
  • Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as etoposide, carboplatin and cisplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. It is not yet known which radiation therapy regimen is more effective when given together with chemotherapy in treating patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer. This randomized phase III trial is comparing different chest radiation therapy regimens to see how well they work in treating patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Pleurectomy/Decortication Followed By Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy to the Pleura in Patients With Locally Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
  • For patients with this type of cancer, the standard of care is treatment with chemotherapy. Radiation therapy is typically not used. This is because radiation to the entire lining of the lung has many side effects that are often severe including damage to the lung (pneumonitis). There is a new radiation technique using Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) that has been shown to reduce many of the side effects of standard radiation therapy. This type of radiation therapy specifically targets the lining of the lung, where you have your cancer, and reduces the risk of damaging the lung itself. The purpose of this study is to test the safety and implementation of standard pleurectomy/decortication (removal of the surface lining of the lung) performed at other centers. Patients will undergo pleurectomy/decortication followed by chemotherapy then hemithoracic pleural IMRT to the pleura in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Merestinib In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer And Solid Tumors
  • This research study is examining merestinib (a targeted therapy) as a possible treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that was found to have a specific change in the MET gene (a MET exon 14 mutation); or as a treatment for solid tumors that have an alteration in the NTRK gene (an NTRK1, 2, or 3 rearrangement).
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Afatinib With CT and RT for EGFR-Mutant NSCLC
  • This research study is a Phase II clinical trial. Phase II clinical trials test the effectiveness of an investigational drug to learn whether the drug works in treating a specific cancer. "Investigational" means that the drug is still being studied and that study doctors are trying to find out more about it-such as the safest dose to use, the side effects it may cause, and if the drug is effective for treating different types of cancer. It also means that the FDA has not yet approved the drug for the patients type of cancer or for any use outside of research studies. Chemotherapy and radiation is the standard treatment for the patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). For people with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations, adding a type of drug called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) can help increase the response to treatment. Afatinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It has been studied in a previous research study in participants with more advanced NSCLC. Results from that study indicate it may be helpful in treating NSCLC with EGFR mutations. In this study, patients with stage III NSCLC and EGFR mutations will receive the standard treatment of radiation and chemotherapy. If possible, the patients tumor will be removed by surgery. Afatinib will be given before radiation and chemotherapy and after surgery. The aim of giving afatinib before radiation therapy is to try to shrink the tumor. This may make the radiation therapy more effective since radiation therapy tends to work better on smaller tumors. The goal of this study is to see if adding afatinib to standard treatment helps to improve the response to treatment.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Phase 2 Study of MGCD265 in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Activating Genetic Alterations in MET
  • MGCD265 is an orally administered receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor that targets MET and other receptors. This study is a Phase 2 trial of MGCD265 in patients with locally advanced, unresectable or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has activating genetic changes of the MET gene (mutation or amplification [increase number of gene copies]). Testing for tumor gene changes can be performed in tumor tissue or blood samples. Patients must have previously received treatment with chemotherapy. The number of patients to be enrolled will depend on how many enrolled patients experience tumor size reduction. MGCD265 will be administered orally, twice daily. The study is designed to evaluate whether the number of patients experiencing tumor size reduction is substantially higher than would be expected with other available treatments.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • A Trial of AP32788 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • The purpose of this phase 1/2 study is to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, and anti-tumor activity of oral AP32788 in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial will be conducted in two parts: a dose escalation phase, followed by an expansion phase. The goal of the dose escalation phase is to determine the safety profile of orally administered AP32788, including the maximum tolerated dose (MTD), dose limiting toxicities (DLTs), recommended phased 2 dose (RP2D) and pharmacokinetic profile. Once the RP2D is established, the expansion phase will assess the preliminary anti-tumor activity of AP32788 in 4 histologically and molecularly defined NSCLC cohorts. Approximately 105 patients will be enrolled.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Phase 1/2 Study of X-396, an Oral ALK Inhibitor, in Patients With ALK-positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • This is the first human study to use X-396 (ensartinib), a drug being developed for treatment of advanced cancers. The initial purpose of the study is to determine the largest amount of X-396 that can be safely given to humans (the maximum tolerated dose). Once the recommended Phase 2 dose has been determined, an expansion phase will assess the preliminary anti-tumor activity of X-396 in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer. The study will also provide early information on how the body handles the drug (pharmacokinetics) and on the efficacy of X-396.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Osimertinib and Navitoclax in Treating Patients With EGFR-Positive Previously Treated Advanced or Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
  • This phase Ib trial studies the side effects and best dose of osimertinib and navitoclax when given together and to see how well they work in treating patients with previously treated epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-positive non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body or has not responded to previous treatment with initial EGFR kinase inhibitor. Osimertinib and navitoclax may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving with osimertinib together with navitoclax may work better in treating EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium Protocol
  • The primary objective of this protocol is to determine the frequency of oncogenic mutations in 1000 patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the lung. The linked clinical and mutational analyses will be used to determine the frequency of each mutation, its association with clinical features and outcome, and its association with other mutations. As future therapeutic protocols specific for these mutations are developed, patients may be notified of their eligibility for these studies. Future translational studies may be used to: a) unravel the complex biology of lung cancer; b) identify prognostic markers; c) define predictive markers of response/resistance to new therapies; d) identify new targets. A secondary goal is to establish a consortium of sites that have the capability of conducting multiple mutation testing in a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified lab.
  • Diagnoses: Lung Cancer
  • Status: Recruiting
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