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Sarcoma Clinical Trials

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  • Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Untreated Nonmetastatic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
  • RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Giving radiation therapy before surgery may make the tumor smaller and reduce the amount of normal tissue that needs to be removed. It is not yet known whether surgery is more effective with or without radiation therapy in treating nonmetastatic retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying radiation therapy followed by surgery to see how well it works compared with surgery alone in treating patients with previously untreated nonmetastatic retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Selinexor in Advanced Liposarcoma
  • This is a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 2-3 study of patients diagnosed with advanced unresectable dedifferentiated liposarcoma. Approximately 245 total patients will be randomized to study treatment (selinexor or placebo).
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Trial of CMB305 and Atezolizumab in Patients With Sarcoma
  • This is an open-label Phase 2 randomized study that will examine the use of the study agents, CMB305 (sequentially administered LV305 [a dendritic cell-targeting viral vector expressing the NY-ESO-1 gene] and G305 [NY-ESO-1 recombinant protein plus GLA-SE]) in combination with atezolizumab or atezolizumab alone, in patients with locally advanced, relapsed or metastatic sarcoma (synovial or myxoid/round cell liposarcoma) expressing the NY-ESO-1 protein. CMB305 is a novel approach designed to stimulate the body's immune system to fight the spread and growth of cancer in patients whose tumors express the NY-ESO-1 protein. LV305 will be given in a prime-boost approach with G305 to induce a potentially synergistic immunotherapeutic response in combination with atezolizumab.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Sunitinib or Cediranib for Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
  • Background: - Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, highly vascular tumor accounting for less than 1% of soft tissue sarcomas. There is no effective systemic treatment for patients with metastatic ASPS. Little is known with regards to relevant molecular markers as potential therapeutic targets. - Cediranib (AZD2171) and sunitinib (SU011248), oral small molecule inhibitors of VEGF receptor tyrosine kinases, are showing preliminary evidence of activity in patients with ASPS. Objectives: - Part I: Determine the objective response rate (ORR) of single-agent cediranib and single-agent sunitinib malate in patients with advanced ASPS. - Part II: Determine the ORR of cediranib in patients who progress on the sunitinib arm, and determine the ORR of sunitinib in patients who progress on the cediranib arm. - Determine the progression-free survival (PFS) at 24 weeks for single-agent cediranib and single-agent sunitinib malate in patients with advanced ASPS. Eligibility: - Patients aged greater than or equal to 16 years with histologically or cytologically confirmed metastatic ASPS. - Patients must show evidence of objective disease progression per RECIST 1 on scans within the 3-month period immediately preceding enrollment. Both scans used to determine disease progression should have been obtained within this 6-month period. - Patients with newly diagnosed, unresectable, measurable, metastatic ASPS who show clinical evidence of disease progression will be eligible. - Patients must not have received treatment with any VEGF receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (e.g., cediranib, sunitinib, pazopanib, sorafenib); however, prior treatment with bevacizumab is allowed. Design: - Part I: Patients will be randomized to receive cediranib (30 mg) or sunitinib malate (37.5 mg) orally, once a day in 28-day cycles. - Part II: At the time of disease progression, patients will cross over to the other treatment arm after a 2-week wash-out period. - Appropriate anatomic imaging studies will be performed at baseline and every 2 cycles for restaging. - The study will be conducted using an optimal two-stage design to rule out an unacceptably low 15% clinical response rate (PR+CR) in favor of a modestly high response rate of 40%. The study will initially enroll 10 evaluable patients in each arm. If 0 or 1 of the 10 patients has a clinical response, then no further patients will be accrued. If 2 or more the first 10 patients have a response, then accrual continues to a total of 22 patients in each arm.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Sarcoma, Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • A Phase II, Multicenter Study of the EZH2 Inhibitor Tazemetostat in Adult Subjects With INI1-Negative Tumors or Relapsed/Refractory Synovial Sarcoma
  • This is a Phase II, multicenter, open-label, single arm, 2-stage study of tazemetostat 800 mg BID administered orally in continuous 28 day cycles. Screening of subjects to determine eligibility for the study will be performed within 21 days of the first planned dose of tazemetostat. Eligible subjects will be enrolled into one of three cohorts based on tumor type: - Cohort 1: MRT, RTK, ATRT, or selected tumors with rhabdoid features - Cohort 2: Relapsed or refractory synovial sarcoma with SS18-SSX rearrangement - Cohort 3: Other INI1 negative tumors, including: Epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (EMPNST), Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC), Myoepithelial carcinoma,Other INI1-negative malignant tumors with Sponsor approval (e.g., dedifferentiated chordoma) - Cohort 4: Renal medullary carcinoma (RMC) - Cohort 5: Epithelioid sarcoma (ES) Treatment with tazemetostat will continue until disease progression, unacceptable toxicity or withdrawal of consent, or termination of the study. Response assessment will be evaluated after 8 weeks of treatment and then every 8 weeks thereafter while on study.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • SARC024: A Blanket Protocol to Study Oral Regorafenib in Patients With Refractory Liposarcoma, Osteogenic Sarcoma, and Ewing Sarcomas
  • Although regorafenib was approved for use in patients who had progressive GIST despite imatinib and/or sunitinib on the basis of phase II and phase III data, it has not been examined in a systematic fashion in patients with other forms of sarcoma. Given the activity of sorafenib, sunitinib and pazopanib in soft tissue sarcomas, and evidence of activity of sorafenib in osteogenic sarcoma and possibly Ewing/Ewing-like sarcoma, there is precedent to examine SMOKIs (small molecule oral kinase inhibitors) such as regorafenib in sarcomas other than GIST. It is also recognized that SMOKIs (small molecule oral kinase inhibitors)such as regorafenib, sorafenib, pazopanib, and sunitinib have overlapping panels of kinases that are inhibited simultaneously. While not equivalent, most of these SMOKIs (small molecule oral kinase inhibitors) block vascular endothelial growth factor and platelet derived growth factors receptors (VEGFRs and PDGFRs), speaking to a common mechanism of action of several of these agents.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • PLX9486 as a Single Agent and in Combination With PLX3397 in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors
  • The goal of this clinical research study is to learn how PLX9486 may affect cancer cells with certain mutations in the KIT gene, specifically in patients with types of advanced solid tumors including Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST). PLX9486 is designed to block KIT gene mutations. These mutations can cause cancer and cancer cell growth. By blocking these mutations, the drug may kill the cancer cells with the mutation and/or stop the tumor from growing. By combining PLX9486 with PLX3397, the investigators hope to block most gene mutations in KIT.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Proton or Photon RT for Retroperitoneal Sarcomas
  • This research study is a Phase I clinical trial. Phase I clinical trials test the safety of an investigational intervention. Phase I studies also try to define the appropriate dose of the investigational therapy to use for further studies. "Investigational" means that the intervention is still being studied and that research doctors are trying to find out more about it. Retroperitoneal sarcomas are soft tissue tumors located at the far back of the abdomen. Typically, patients with retroperitoneal sarcomas either have surgery for the removal of their tumors alone, or have their tumors removed, followed by standard radiation therapy, or have pre-operative radiation followed by surgery. When conventional radiation therapy is delivered after surgery, it can damage normal tissue. In this study, you will undergo proton beam radiation therapy or IMRT before undergoing surgery for the removal of your tumor. Proton radiation and IMRT are FDA approved radiation delivery systems. Protons are tiny particles with positive charge that can be controlled to travel a certain distance and stop inside the body. In theory, this allows better control of where the radiation dose is delivered as compared to photons. Since proton radiation is more targeted, it may help to reduce unwanted side effects from radiation. In this study, a standard dose of radiation will be given to the majority of the tumor, while a simultaneously integrated boost of additional radiation will be given to certain areas of the tumor identified as higher risk. This means that a higher radiation dose will be given to the higher risk areas of the tumor. The purpose of this study is to determine the highest dose of radiation therapy with protons or IMRT that can be delivered safely in patients with retroperitoneal sarcomas and the effectiveness of proton beam radiation therapy as an intervention for patients with retroperitoneal sarcomas.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Phase I Study of Olaprib and Temozolomide for Ewings Sarcoma
  • This research study is a Phase I clinical trial, which tests the safety of an investigational drug or combination of drugs and also tries to define the appropriate dose of the combination of investigational drugs to use for further studies. "Investigational" means that the combination of drugs is being studied. It also means that the FDA has not yet approved the combination of drugs for your type of cancer. Olaparib works by blocking the activity of a protein called poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) which is involved in DNA repair. Cancer cells rely on PARP to repair their DNA and enable them to continue dividing. Olaparib has been used in research studies with other cancers. Information from those other research studies suggests that this drug may help to treat patients with Ewing's sarcoma. The investigational drug olaparib is not approved for any use outside of research studies. Temozolomide (Temodar) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of a type of brain tumor, glioblastoma. It has been studied in Ewing sarcoma in previous research studies. While it is not approved by the FDA for Ewing sarcoma, it is considered part of standard treatment for relapsed disease. Laboratory studies suggest that the combination of olaparib and temozolomide may help kill Ewing sarcoma cells. In this research study, the investigators are looking for the highest dose of the combination of olaparib and temozolomide that can be given safely. The investigators will also begin to collect information about the effects of the combination on Ewing sarcoma.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • A Safety, Tolerability and PK Study of DCC-2618 in Patients With Advanced Malignancies
  • This is a Phase 1, open-label, first-in-human (FIH) dose-escalation study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD) and preliminary antitumor activity of DCC-2618, administered orally (PO), in adult patients with advanced malignancies. The study consists of 2 parts, a dose-escalation phase and an expansion phase.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Ferumoxytol-Enhanced MRI in Adult/Pedi Sarcomas
  • This research study is a pilot study to evaluate a new contrast agent, ferumoxytol, for the purpose of imaging lymph node metastases in patients with soft tissue sarcoma. This contrast agent is an investigational drug. "Investigational" means that the drug is still being studied and that research doctors are trying to find out more about it. It also means that the FDA has not approved ferumoxytol for this use. This drug has been used to image adults with other forms of cancer, however, it has only been used to image a small number of pediatric patients. Ferumoxytol has never been used to image sarcoma.
  • Diagnoses: Pediatric Sarcoma, Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
  • PLX3397 Plus Sirolimus in Unresectable Sarcoma and Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • The purpose of this study is to determine if treatment with PLX3397 and Sirolimus will be tolerated and result in shrinking of the cancer or stopping the cancer from growing. In the phase I portion, the maximum tolerate dose of the study drug will be determined. In the Phase II portion, progression free survival will be assessed at the dose level found in Phase I. Participants will continue to take the study drug until they experience an unacceptable side effect or their disease progresses.
  • Diagnoses: Sarcoma
  • Status: Recruiting
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