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Breast: Early Stage Disease Clinical Trials

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  • Breast Cancer WEight Loss Study (BWEL Study)
  • This randomized phase III trial studies whether weight loss in overweight and obese women may prevent breast cancer from coming back (recurrence). Previous studies have found that women who are overweight or obese when their breast cancer is found (diagnosed) have a greater risk of their breast cancer recurring, as compared to women who were thinner when their cancer was diagnosed. This study aims to test whether overweight or obese women who take part in a weight loss program after being diagnosed with breast cancer have a lower rate of cancer recurrence as compared to women who do not take part in the weight loss program. This study will help to show whether weight loss programs should be a part of breast cancer treatment.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • T-DM1 vs Paclitaxel/Trastuzumab for Breast (ATEMPT Trial)
  • 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 research 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 approved this drug for use patients undergoing adjuvant treatment for HER2+ breast cancer. Trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) is a drug that may stop cancer cells from growing. This drug has been used in other research studies and information from those other research studies suggests that this drug may help to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer in this research study. The use of T-DM1 in this research study is experimental, which means it is not approved by any regulatory authority for the adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer. However, it FDA-approved for metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. T-DM1 has caused cancer cells to die in laboratory studies. In preclinical studies, this drug has prevented or slowed the growth of breast cancer. The breast cancer treatments (paclitaxel and Trastuzumab) used in this study are considered part of standard-of-care regimens in early breast cancer. A standard treatment means that this is a treatment that would be accepted by the majority of the medical community as a suitable treatment for your type of breast cancer. In this research study, the investigators are looking to see if the study drug T-DM1 will have less side effects than traditional HER2-positive breast cancer treatment of trastuzumab and paclitaxel. The investigators are also hoping to learn about the long term benefits and disease-free survival of participants who take the study drug T-DM1 in comparison to those participants to take the combination of trastuzumab and paclitaxel.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Avoiding Growth Factor During Paclitaxel Treatment in Breast Cancer
  • This research study is testing the safety and feasibility of delivering the 4 cycles of 'dose-dense' paclitaxel without the use of Neulasta (Pegfilgrastim) as a Granulocyte Colony-stimulating Factor (G-CSF) support. The research study is for participants who have early stage breast cancer and have been recommended to receive a standard chemotherapy regimen, doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide (AC) plus Paclitaxel (T), in what is called a "dose-dense" fashion to prevent recurrences.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Metastatic, Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Paclitaxel + Trastuzumab + Pertuzumab as Pre-Op for Inflammatory BrCa
  • This research study is a Phase II clinical trial, which tests the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug to learn whether the drug works in treating a specific cancer. In this study, paclitaxel and trastuzumab are being combined with pertuzumab which is "investigational" for the preoperative treatment of inflammatory breast cancer. Trastuzumab is given for a total of 12 months for the treatment of HER2 positive breast cancer. This study also adds pertuzumab to trastuzumab so that both drugs are given for a total of 12 months; this combination is also "investigational". "Investigational" means that pertuzumab is being studied. It also means that although the FDA has approved pertuzumab for preoperative use to treat breast cancer, it has not been thoroughly studied in combination with paclitaxel and trastuzumab for preoperative treatment of inflammatory breast cancer. It has been FDA approved for specific use in advanced breast cancer that is HER2 positive. Pertuzumab is an antibody, which is a protein that attacks a foreign substance is the body. Pertuzumab blocks the function of the HER2 protein like trastuzumab does. However, pertuzumab binds to a different part of the HER2 receptor and stops cancer cells from growing. This drug has been used in the treatment of advanced breast cancer that is HER2 positive, and has been combined with trastuzumab and chemotherapy in those studies. Information from those other research studies suggests that pertuzumab may help to kill the cancer cells in the breast and enable you to undergo a mastectomy. The addition of pertuzumab may also help reduce the chance of cancer recurrence. In this research study, we are combining pertuzumab with paclitaxel and trastuzumab as preoperative therapy and will determine the response of the cancer remaining in the breast at the time of mastectomy. In addition, we are combining trastuzumab with pertuzumab for a total of 12 months and we are looking to see whether the combination reduces the chance that the cancer will return. Another goal of this research study is to determine whether we can develop a way to identify tumors that will respond well to this study treatment. We will do research tests on your tumor tissue before, during and after study treatment. These tests may help doctors understand how the study treatment may work to treat your type of breast cancer. In the future, these tests may help us find ways to help match patients with the drugs most likely to work against their specific tumors before treatment begins.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • PhII Neo-Adjuvant Letrozole & Lapatinib in Pts w/HER2+ & Hormone Receptor+ Operable Breast CA SPORE
  • RATIONALE: Estrogen can cause the growth of breast cancer cells. Hormone therapy using letrozole may fight breast cancer by lowering the amount of estrogen the body makes. Lapatinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving letrozole together with lapatinib before surgery may make the tumor smaller and reduce the amount of normal tissue that needs to be removed. PURPOSE: This randomized phase II trial is studying how well giving letrozole together with lapatinib works in treating postmenopausal women with stage I, stage II, or stage III breast cancer that can be removed by surgery.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Cisplatin vs. Doxorubicin/Cyclophosphamide in BrCa
  • This research study is a Phase II clinical trial. Phase II clinical trials test the effectiveness of an investigational drug, which is cisplatin in this trial, to learn how well it works in treating a specific cancer. "Investigational" means that cisplatin is still being studied for use in this setting and that research doctors are trying to find out more about it-in this case, how effective cisplatin is for treating breast cancer in BRCA mutation carriers. It also means that the FDA has not yet approved cisplatin for your type of cancer. Cisplatin has been approved by the FDA for treatment of other cancers. The purpose of this study is to evaluate cisplatin, a chemotherapy drug that has been shown to be active in the treatment of women with breast cancer and a BRCA mutation. In this study, we are comparing cisplatin to the standard chemotherapy, doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide ("AC") that you might receive if you did not participate in this study.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Cisplatin + RT for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • This is a Phase I dose escalation study of cisplatin and concurrent radiation in patients with ER negative, PR negative and HER2 negative breast cancer who have undergone breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy. Primary objective: To assess the safety, tolerability, and maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of cisplatin when given concurrently with radiation therapy for participants with Stage II or III breast cancer who have undergone breast conserving surgery or mastectomy
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Adjuvant PVX-410 Vaccine and Durvalumab in Stage II/III Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • The purpose of this research study is to evaluate Immunotherapy with a peptide vaccine and Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitor as a possible adjuvant treatment for Stage II or III Triple Negative Breast Cancer. This research study is studying the safety, tolerability, and immune response of these treatments. The names of the study interventions involved in this study are: - PVX-410 Vaccine - Durvalumab (MEDI4736)
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Phase Ib Dose-escalation Trial of Taselisib (GDC-0032) in Combination With Anti-HER2 Therapies in Participants With Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer
  • This research study is a way of gaining new knowledge about the combination of Taselisib with other drugs in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Taselisib is an investigational drug which works by blocking a protein called PI3K (phosphoinositide 3-kinase) that helps cancer cells grow. This drug has been used in laboratory experiments and information from these studies suggests that this drug may help to prevent or slow the growth of cancer cells. The main purpose of this study is to find the appropriate dose of Taselisib to be used with other drugs in further clinical studies. This is an open-label, 3+3 dose-escalation phase Ib study to identify the Maximum Tolerated Dose(s) (MTD) and to identify the recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of Taselisib. This study will be conducted in 4 separate arms. (A-D).
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Defining the HER2 Positive (+) Breast Cancer Kinome Response to Trastuzumab, Pertuzumab, Combination Trastuzumab +Pertuzumab, or Combination Trastuzumab + Lapatinib
  • Kinases are a group of proteins that are important in how cancer cells grow. HER2 is a kind of kinase. This study looks at a new approach to identifying kinases, which may help target therapy more precisely. LCCC1214 is a randomized, multiarm, multicenter, open-label window trial designed to explore the kinome response in Stage I-IV HER2 positive (HER2+) breast cancer patients scheduled to undergo definitive surgery (either lumpectomy, mastectomy or surgical resection of oligometastatic disease). Patients will initiate dosing with either a single HER2-directed agent or a combination of two HER2-directed agents, one week prior to surgery. Forty patients will be randomized to one of four study groups: A) single dose trastuzumab; B) single dose pertuzumab; C) combination single dose trastuzumab plus single dose pertuzumab; or D) combination single dose trastuzumab plus lapatinib daily for 7 days. Pre- and post- dosing tissue will be analyzed for kinome response and resistant signatures. The initiation of study drug will be defined by the surgical schedule; there will be no delays in standard treatment for the purposes of this study.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease, Breast: Metastatic
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Pilot Study of Zirconium-89 Bevacizumab Positron Emission Tomography for Imaging Angiogenesis in Patients With Inflammatory Breast Carcinoma Receiving Preoperative Chemotherapy
  • This research study is a pilot study, which tests the ability of an investigational compound to be used in humans for further studies. "Investigational" means that 89Zr-bevacizumab for PET/CT imaging is being studied. It also means that the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has not approved 89Zr-bevacizumab for PET/CT imaging for use in patients, including people with your type of cancer. 89Zr-bevacizumab is a newly developed radiotracer. Radiotracers are compounds or drugs that are attached to small amounts of a radioactive substance. The amount of the compound or drug in a radiotracer is also very small. Radiotracers are used to make images of processes that are happening in the body, but they do not affect how the body works. 89Zr-bevacizumab is made up of the drug bevacizumab and the radioactive substance zirconium-89 (89Zr). 89Zr-bevacizumab is used for an imaging procedure called positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT). This radiotracer has been used in other research studies. Information from those other research studies suggests that 89Zr-bevacizumab-PET/CT imaging may be able to measure new blood vessel formation to determine where the cancer is in your body and if your cancer is being killed by chemotherapy.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease, Breast: Metastatic
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Feasibility Study of Intraoperative Imaging in Breast Cancer
  • For most breast cancer patients, surgery is the primary treatment. When patients undergo a lumpectomy, it is difficult for the surgeon to determine the extent of the tumor which results in incomplete tumor removal as determined by a positive margin assessment several days after the initial surgery is completed. Most patients with positive margins will undergo a second or even a third surgery to complete the tumor removal. The investigators hypothesize that the LUM Imaging System can reduce the rates of positive margins and, thus, the rates of second surgeries by identifying microscopic residual cancer in the tumor bed. This is a non-randomized, open label study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an intraoperative imaging system, the LUM Imaging System (LUM015 in conjunction with LUM 2.6 Imaging Device), in identifying residual cancer in the tumor bed of female breast cancer subjects. The study is composed of a Feasibility Trial divided into two phases: Phase A (15 total subjects) and Phase B (up to 50 total subjects). During Phase A, 15 subjects will be evaluated to collect additional patient safety data, select the dose of LUM015 for Phase B and evaluate the device function. During Phase B, subjects will be injected with LUM015 at the dose determined during Phase A to preliminarily assess the performance of the detection algorithm against pathology margin assessment. In Phase B, the surgeon will perform standard of care surgery and then use the LUM Imaging System to guide the removal of additional cavity shavings as indicated by the LUM Imaging System.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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  • Pregnancy Outcome and Safety of Interrupting Therapy for Women With Endocrine Responsive Breast Cancer
  • The best available evidence suggests that pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase a woman's risk of developing a recurrence from her breast cancer. In particular, the most recent data suggest that this is the case also in women with a hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. There is also no indication of increased risk for delivery complications or for the newborn. The aim of the study is to investigate if temporary interruption of endocrine therapy, with the goal to permit pregnancy, is associated with a higher risk of breast cancer recurrence.The study aims also to evaluate different specific indicators related to fertility, pregnancy and breast cancer biology in young women. A psycho-oncological companion study on fertility concerns, psychological well-being and decisional conflicts will be conducted in interested Centers.
  • Diagnoses: Breast: Early Stage Disease
  • Status: Recruiting
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