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Cancer, General clinical trials at University of California Health

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  • 3D Prediction of Patient-Specific Response

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, non-randomized, observational registry study evaluating a patient-specific ex vivo 3D (EV3D) assay for drug response using a patient's own biopsy or resected tumor tissue for assessing tissue response to therapy in patients with advanced cancers, including ovarian cancer, high-grade gliomas, and high-grade rare tumors.

    at UCSF

  • [18F]FAraG PET Imaging for Analysis of Biodistribution in Cancer Patients Expected to Undergo Immunotherapy and/or Radiation Therapy

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    This is a Phase 1 study is to visualize biodistribution of a PET tracer called [18F]F-AraG (VisAcT) in cancer patients expected to undergo immunotherapy and/or radiation therapy.

    at UCSF

  • An Investigational Immunotherapy Study of BMS-986299 Alone and in Combination With Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Participants With Solid Cancers That Have Spread or Cannot be Removed

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether BMS-986299 both by itself and in combination with Nivolumab and Ipilimumab is safe and tolerable in the treatment of advanced solid tumors. In addition, the ability of study drugs to stimulate an immune response against cancer will be investigated.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • APL-101 Study of Subjects With NSCLC With c-Met EXON 14 Skip Mutations and c-Met Dysregulation Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary Phase 1 purpose of this study was to assess overall safety, tolerability and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of APL-101. The Phase 2 portion will assess efficacy of the dose determined in Phase 1 in individuals with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with c-Met EXON 14 Skip Mutations; individuals with cancers associated with c-Met amplifications; individuals with cancers associated with c-Met fusion

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Chemoradiation vs Immunotherapy and Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to compare any good or bad effects of using pembrolizumab (an experimental drug) and radiation therapy (RT), compared to using cisplatin chemotherapy and radiation therapy (RT) in the treatment of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

    at UCSD

  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

    open to all eligible people

    The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) will investigate the long-term effects of cancer and its associated therapies. A retrospective cohort study will be conducted through a multi-institutional collaboration, which will involve the identification and active follow-up of a cohort of approximately 50,000 survivors of cancer, diagnosed before 21 years of age, between 1970 and 1999 and 10,000 sibling controls. This project will study children and young adults exposed to specific therapeutic modalities, including radiation, chemotherapy, and/or surgery, who are at increased risk of late-occurring adverse health outcomes. A group of sibling controls will be identified and data collected for comparison purposes.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

  • Clinical Benefit of Using Molecular Profiling to Determine an Individualized Treatment Plan for Patients With High Grade Glioma

    open to eligible people ages up to 21 years

    This is a 2 strata pilot trial within the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC). The study will use a new treatment approach based on each patient's tumor gene expression, whole-exome sequencing (WES), targeted panel profile (UCSF 500 gene panel), and RNA-Seq. The current study will test the efficacy of such an approach in children with High-grade gliomas HGG.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • COM701 (an Inhibitor of PVRIG) in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors.

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1 open label sequential dose escalation and cohort expansion study evaluating the safety, tolerability and preliminary clinical activity of COM701 as monotherapy and in combination with nivolumab.

    at UCLA

  • Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of FLX475 Monotherapy and in Combination With Pembrolizumab

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial is a Phase 1/2, open-label, sequential-group, dose-escalation and cohort expansion study to determine the safety and preliminary anti-tumor activity of FLX475 as monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab. The study will be conducted in 2 parts, a dose-escalation phase (Part 1) and a cohort expansion phase (Part 2). In Part 1 of the study, subjects will be enrolled in sequential cohorts treated with successively higher doses of FLX475 as monotherapy or in combination with pembrolizumab. In Part 2 of the study, subjects will be initially enrolled in Stage 1 of parallel expansion cohorts of FLX475 as monotherapy or in combination with pembrolizumab.

    at UCLA

  • Evaluation of the Survivorship Wellness Group Program for Patients Treated at UCSF

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Interdisciplinary psychological interventions targeting survivorship are not only understudied but face several implementation challenges. For this project, the study team is proposing to analyze these data to report on preliminary pilot outcomes, as well as acceptability and feasibility of the implementation of the Survivorship Wellness Group Program, an interdisciplinary wellness and health-behavior change program for survivors of cancer, who have completed treatment at University of California, San Francisco and are currently without evidence of active disease.

    at UCSF

  • FS118 First in Human Study in Patients With Advanced Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will be conducted in adult participants diagnosed with advanced tumors to characterize the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and activity of FS118. This is a Phase 1/2, multi-center, open-label, multiple-dose, first-in-human study, designed to systematically assess safety and tolerability, to identify the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and/or recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) for FS118 in participants with advanced tumors and to determine the efficacy of FS118 in participants with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, immunogenicity, and response will also be assessed.

    at UCLA

  • Pan Tumor Nivolumab Rollover Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Main Objective of this study is to examine long-term safety of nivolumab in participants on treatment and in follow up.

    at UCSF

  • Phase 1/2 Study in Patients With Cancer Having a KRAS G12C Mutation KRYSTAL 2

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, drug levels, molecular effects, and clinical activity of MRTX849 in combination with TNO155 in patients with advanced solid tumors that have a KRAS G12C mutation.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • Phase 1/2 Study of MRTX849 in Patients With Cancer Having a KRAS G12C Mutation KRYSTAL-1

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, drug levels, molecular effects, and clinical activity of MRTX849 (adagrasib) in patients with advanced solid tumors that have a KRAS G12C mutation.

    at UC Irvine UCSD

  • Preoperative Immunotherapy in Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    To determine the effect of neoadjuvant atezolizumab alone or in combination with other immune modulating agents on T-cell infiltration in advanced SCCHN. To determine the impact of neo-adjuvant immunotherapy on surgical outcomes.

    at UCSF

  • Study of JTX 8064, as Monotherapy and in Combination With a PD-1 Inhibitor, in Adult Subjects With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    JTX-8064-101 is a Phase 1, open label, dose escalation and dose expansion clinical study to determine the safety, tolerability, and recommended Phase 2 dose of JTX-8064 alone and in combination with a PD-1 inhibitor (PD-1i).

    at UC Davis

  • Study of Personalized Cancer Therapy to Determine Response and Toxicity

    open to eligible people ages 7 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to learn more about personalized cancer therapy including response to treatment and side effects. Information about the tests and treatments a person received, or will receive, for their cancer will be collected from medical records to help the researchers determine whether or not patients respond better when their physicians choose to treat them according to the genetic makeup of their tumor. Optional research tests may be performed on tissue, body cavity fluid, blood or urine provided, discarded biological samples taken during routine care that would normally be disposed of and not saved, or on blood samples collected for this study. These research tests will be used to create a "profile" of the collected specimens which will describe unique characteristics about the genes involved in a person's cancer. The tests will also help researchers look for biomarkers that may help predict how people respond to treatment.

    at UCSD

  • Study of RP1 Monotherapy and RP1 in Combination With Nivolumab

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    RPL-001-16 is a Phase 1/2, open label, dose escalation and expansion clinical study of RP1 alone and in combination with nivolumab in adult subjects with advanced and/or refractory solid tumors, to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D), as well as to evaluate preliminary efficacy.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • Study of Voicing My CHOiCES as a Tool for Advanced Care Planning in Young Adults With Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Background: - There are very few documents to help young adults living with advanced cancer discuss their concerns and end-of-life preferences. A new document, Voicing My CHOiCES, allows young adults to explain what kind of care they would want if they became unable to communicate or make medical decisions on their own. Researchers want to study if this document is helpful. Objective: - To study if Voicing My CHOiCES can reduce anxiety, improve sense of support, and improve communication about advanced care planning. Eligibility: - Adults 18 to 39 years old being treated for cancer. Design: - Participants will answer questions about their age, gender, employment, religion, health, and marital status. They will also complete several brief questionnaires: 1. General Anxiety Short Form 2. Peace, Equanimity and Acceptance in the Cancer Experience 3. Functional Assessment of Social Support 4. Quality of Communication 5. Prior Communication about Advanced Care Planning - Then a health care professional will introduce Voicing My CHOiCES . Participants will review the document and comment on parts they find relevant. They will also say if any important items are missing. Participants will complete 3 pages of the document with the assistance of a health care provider. They will be asked for positive and negative observations. - The second stage of the study will take place about 1 month later. Participants will repeat the brief questionnaires listed above. They will be asked if they shared any of the preferences they described when completing the 3 pages of Voicing My CHOiCES during visit 1 with a family member, friend, or health care provider. Research staff will ask the participant for permission to contact the people they spoke with in order to learn whether their conversations about the document were helpful. They will ask for feedback on how to make Voicing My CHOiCES more helpful.

    at UC Irvine

  • Tadalafil and Pembrolizumab in Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will examine the combination of pembrolizumab and tadalafil for safety and efficacy in advanced head and neck cancer.

    at UCSD

  • Temozolomide (TMZ) In Advanced Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDH)-Mutant/Deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Funding Source - FDA OOPD FDA-approved products for patients with unresectable or metastatic GIST include therapies such as imatinib and sunitinib. Although there are FDA-approved products for the treatment of advanced/metastatic GIST, these therapies are known to be ineffective in the SDH-mutant/deficient subtype and no known effective therapies exist. The purpose of this study is to investigate SDH-Mutant/Deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal cancer's response to the drug Temozolomide (TMZ) and aim to improve patient outcomes. Temozolomide is approved by the FDA for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and refractory anaplastic astrocytoma cancers. Temozolomide is considered experimental because it is not approved by the FDA for the treatment of SDH-Mutant/Deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.

    at UCSD

  • Treating Pain in Children With Cancer: Pain Buddy

    open to eligible people ages 8-18

    The purpose of this study is to examine the feasibility of the ambulatory monitoring protocol, called Pain Buddy, in documenting children's pain, symptoms and quality of life while receiving outpatient chemotherapy. The long term goal of Pain Buddy is to help doctors, nurses, and parents get the information they need to give children treatments for pain and symptom management that work. Using Pain Buddy, we aim to quantify the prevalence and intensity of daily pain and symptom episodes in children at home, data that will be used to develop a psychosocial intervention to be delivered electronically to children at home with a goal of improving quality of life. Secondary aims also include examining children's quality of life pre- and post- Pain Buddy and satisfaction with the use of Pain Buddy. This project has the potential to improve the quality of life of tens of thousands of children suffering from cancer each year using transformative mobile health information technology based approach to pain assessment and management.

    at UC Irvine

  • Trial of DFP-14927 in Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase I, open-label, single-arm, dose escalation study of DFP-14927 intravenous infusion administered to patients with refractory or relapsed solid tumors.

    at UCLA

  • UC Health Care Planning Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Using a cluster randomized design at the clinic level, this project will implement and test three real-world, scalable advance care planning interventions among primary care clinics across three University of California health systems. Seriously ill patients identified using data from the electronic health record will receive (1) an advance directive with targeted messaging, (2) intervention 1 plus prompting to engage with the Prepare For Your Care website, or (3) intervention 2 plus engagement from a clinic-based facilitator. A Research cohort of patients will provide complete surveys at baseline, 12 and 24 months. The main outcomes are advance directive completion among the population cohort and goal concordant care among the Research cohort at 12 months.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

  • UCSD Image-Guided Cognitive-Sparing Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    In this proposal, the investigators introduce advanced diffusion and volumetric imaging techniques along with innovative, automated image parcellation methods to identify critical brain regions, incorporate into cognitive-sparing SRS, and analyze biomarkers of radiation response. This work will advance the investigators' understanding of neurocognitive changes after brain SRS and help create interventions that preserve cognitive-function in brain metastases patients.

    at UCSD

  • 9-ING-41 in Patients With Advanced Cancers

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    GSK-3β is a potentially important therapeutic target in human malignancies. The Actuate 1801 Phase 1/2 study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 9-ING-41, a potent GSK-3β inhibitor, as a single agent and in combination with cytotoxic agents, in patients with refractory cancers.

    at UCSF

  • A Minimally-invasive Approach to Cytoreduction and HIPEC for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility of surgical techniques involving minimal entry into the living body approach for tumor reduction and treatment in which highly concentrated anticancer drugs are put directly into the abdomen through a tubes (HIPEC), and to determine if this approach may improve short-term postoperative outcomes, including the development of complications related to surgery within the first 30 days after surgery. Participation in this study is entirely voluntary. Approximately 30 subjects will take part in this single-center study and all will be enrolled at University of California San Diego.

    at UCSD

  • A Safety, Tolerability and PK Study of DCC-2618 in Patients With Advanced Malignancies

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    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. All active patients (from both dose-escalation and expansion phases) will then transition into an extension phase.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • A Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of Venetoclax in Combination With Azacitidine Versus Standard of Care After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT) in Participants With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of venetoclax in combination with azacitidine to improve Relapse Free Survival (RFS) in AML patients compared to Best Supportive Care (BSC) when given as maintenance therapy following allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT). This study will have 2 parts: Part 1 (Dose Confirmation), which may include participants who are greater than or equal to 18 years old; Part 2 (Randomization) which may include participants who are greater than or equal to 12 years old. During Part 1, recommended Phase 3 dose of venetoclax in combination with azacitidine will be determined and during Part 2, the efficacy and safety of venetoclax with azacitidine (Part 2 Arm A) will be compared with BSC (Part 2 Arm B).

    at UCLA

  • A Study in Participants Previously Enrolled in a Genentech- and/or F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd-Sponsored Atezolizumab Study (IMbrella A)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is an open-label, multicenter, non-randomized extension and long-term observational study. Participants receiving atezolizumab monotherapy or atezolizumab combined with other agent(s) or comparator agent(s) in a Genentech or Roche-sponsored study (the parent study) and who continue to receive study treatment at the time of the parent-study closure and do not have access to the study treatment locally are eligible for continued treatment in the extension study. Dosing regimen for a given participant and indication will be the same or equivalent to the respective parent study protocol. Study treatment in the extension study can continue until disease progression or beyond if the patient continues to derive clinical benefit as judged by the investigator and if allowed by the parent study or local prescribing information until death; withdrawal of study consent; unacceptable toxicity; pregnancy; patient non-compliance; or study termination by the Sponsor, whichever occurs first.

    at UCLA

  • A Study in Patients Previously Enrolled in a Genentech and/or F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd Sponsored Atezolizumab Study

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is an open-label, multicenter, extension study. Patients who are receiving clinical benefit from atezolizumab monotherapy or atezolizumab in combination with other agent(s) or comparator agent(s) during participation in a Genentech or Roche-sponsored study (the parent study), who are eligible to continue treatment and who do not have access to the study treatment locally, may continue to receive study treatment in this extension study following roll-over from the parent study.

    at UCLA

  • A Study Of Avelumab In Combination With Other Cancer Immunotherapies In Advanced Malignancies (JAVELIN Medley)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a Phase 1b/2 dose-optimization study to evaluate safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary antitumor activity of avelumab (MSB0010718C) in combination with other cancer immunotherapies in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors. The primary purpose is to assess the safety and early signs of efficacy of various avelumab combinations with other cancer immunotherapies, optimizing dosing regimens as appropriate, in a limited series of indications.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study of BMS-986148 in Patients With Select Advanced Solid Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity, antitumor activity and pharmacodynamics of BMS-986148 administered alone and in combination with nivolumab in patients with mesothelioma, non-small cell lung cancer, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer and gastric cancer.

    at UCSD

  • A Study of CFI-400945 Fumarate in Patients With Advanced Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a phase 1 study to test different doses of a new investigational drug called CFI-400945 to see which dose is safer in people. This study will also look at the safety of CFI-400945 and to study its effects on patients with advanced cancers. This drug has been tested in animals but not yet in people. CFI-400945 is an oral (taken by mouth) drug that works by blocking polo-like kinase 4 (PLK4) from working. PLK4 is a protein that is important in regulating cell growth and division and cell death. Many tumors are shown to make too much PLK4. When there is too much PLK4 produced, it is believed to lead to uncontrolled cancer cell growth and division. Therefore, by blocking this protein from working, it is believed to stop tumors growing or shrink them.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of LY3023414 in Participants With Advanced Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to find a recommended dose level and schedule of dosing LY3023414 that can safely be taken by participants with advanced or metastatic cancer. The study will also explore the changes to various markers in blood cells and potentially tumor cells. Finally, the study will help document any antitumor activity this drug may have. In Part A of this study, participants with advanced/metastatic cancer (including lymphoma) will receive increasing doses of LY3023414. In Part B, LY3023414 will be explored in different types of cancer, including breast and lung cancer, lymphoma and mesothelioma.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of Ramucirumab (LY3009806) or Merestinib (LY2801653) in Advanced or Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ramucirumab or merestinib or placebo plus cisplatin and gemcitabine in participants with advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer.

    at UCSF

  • An Extension Study of Venetoclax for Subjects Who Have Completed a Prior Venetoclax Clinical Trial

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The purpose of this extension study is to provide venetoclax and obtain long-term safety data for subjects who continue to tolerate and derive benefit from receiving venetoclax in ongoing studies.

    at UCLA

  • An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of BMS-986205 Given in Combination With Nivolumab and in Combination With Both Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Cancers That Are Advanced or Have Spread

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of the study is to determine safety and effectiveness of experimental medication BMS-986205 when combined with Nivolumab and in combination with both Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in patients with cancers that are advanced or have spread. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of BMS-986205 when combined with Nivolumab and in combination with Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in this patient population will also be assessed.

    at UCSD

  • An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of Nivolumab or Placebo in Participants With Resected Esophageal or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether Nivolumab will improve disease-free survival compared with placebo.

    at UCSF

  • An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of Nivolumab, Compared to Placebo, in Patients With Bladder or Upper Urinary Tract Cancer, Following Surgery to Remove the Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and safety of Nivolumab compared to placebo in participants who have undergone radical surgery for invasive urothelial cancer.

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • An Open Label Investigational Immuno-therapy Trial of Nivolumab in Cancers That Are Advanced or Have Spread

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether nivolumab is an effective treatment for cancer that has advanced or has spread. Various tumor types may be eligible for enrollment.

    at UCLA

  • Assessing Reproductive Outcomes in Young Female Cancer Survivors Through a National Fertility Preservation Registry

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The FIRST project is a national fertility preservation registry for young women facing cancer treatments. The investigators will examine how different cancers and treatments affect the reproductive health of young survivors. This prospective cohort study seeks to recruit young women close to time of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Participants will answer a yearly questionnaire on their current health. A subset of participants will provide dried blood spots to measure reproductive hormones. The primary goal of the study is to determine the risk of infertility and time to pregnancy in young female cancer survivors.

    at UCSD

  • Assessment Tool for Older Patients With Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    RATIONALE: A study that assesses the ability of older patients to think, learn, remember, make judgments, and carry out daily activities may help doctors plan treatment for older patients with cancer.

    PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying an assessment tool in older patients with cancer.

    at UC Irvine

  • ChangeGradients: Promoting Adolescent Health Behavior Change

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    As most adolescents visit a healthcare provider once a year, health behavior change interventions linked to clinic-based health information technologies hold significant promise for improving healthcare quality and subsequent behavioral health outcomes for adolescents (Baird, 2014, Harris, 2017). Recognizing the potential to leverage recent advances in machine learning and interactive narrative environments, the investigators are now well positioned to design health behavior change systems that extend the reach of clinicians to realize significant impacts on behavior change for adolescent preventive health. The proposed project centers on the design, development, and evaluation of a clinically-integrated health behavior change system for adolescents. CHANGEGRADIENTS will introduce an innovative reinforcement learning-based feedback loop in which adolescent patients interact with personalized behavior change interactive narratives that are dynamically personalized and realized in a rich narrative-centered virtual environment. CHANGEGRADIENTS will iteratively improve its behavior change models using policy gradient methods for Reinforcement Learning (RL) designed to optimize adolescents' achieved behavior change outcomes. This in turn will enable CHANGEGRADIENTS to generate more effective behavior change narratives, which will then lead to further improved behavior change outcomes. With a focus on risky behaviors and an emphasis on alcohol use, adolescents will interact with CHANGEGRADIENTS to develop an experiential understanding of the dynamics and consequences of their alcohol use decisions. The proposed project holds significant transformative potential for (1) producing theoretical and practical advances in how to realize significant impacts on adolescent health behavior change through novel interactive narrative technologies integrated with policy-based reinforcement learning, (2) devising sample-efficient policy gradient methods for RL that produce personalized behavior change experiences by integrating theoretically based models of health behavior change with data-driven models of interactive narrative generation, and (3) promoting new models for integrating personalized health behavior change technologies into clinical care that extend the effective reach of clinicians.

    at UCSF

  • Efficacy and Safety of the Combination Therapy of Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Subjects With BRAF V600E- Mutated Rare Cancers

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    This is a Phase II, open-label, non-randomized, multi-center study of oral Dabrafenib in combination with oral Trametinib in subjects with rare cancers including anaplastic thyroid cancer, biliary tract cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, non-seminomatous germ cell tumor/non-geminomatous germ cell tumor, hairy cell leukemia, World Health Organization (WHO) Grade 1 or 2 glioma, WHO Grade 3 or 4 (high-grade) glioma, multiple myeloma, and adenocarcinoma of the small intestine, with BRAF V600E positive-mutations. This study is designed to determine the overall response rate (ORR) of oral Dabrafenib in combination with oral Trametinib in subjects with rare BRAF V600E mutated cancers. Subjects will need to have a fresh or frozen tumor tissue sample provided to confirm the BRAF V600E mutation status. Only subjects with histologically confirmed advanced disease and no available standard treatment options will be eligible for enrollment. Subjects will undergo screening assessments within 14 days (up to 35 days for ophthalmology exam, echocardiogram or disease assessments) prior to the start of treatment to determine their eligibility for enrollment in the study.

    at UCLA

  • Improving Treatment-Related Symptom Management in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will test the acceptability and feasibility of a telehealth intervention to improve communication between patients and medical providers in adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients receiving chemotherapy treatment.

    at UC Davis

  • Interactive Mobile Doctor (iMD) to Promote Tobacco Cessation Among Cancer Patients

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The proposed pilot study aims to develop and test a patient video educational tool, an interactive Mobile Doctor (iMD), that can be integrated in radiation oncology setting to effectively engage cancer patients receiving treatment at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to facilitate smoking cessation and maintaining smoking abstinence in the context of their radiation treatment. This study is the first to address tobacco use among can patients receiving radiation therapy that targets both tobacco cessation (current users) and maintaining abstinence (former users who have recently quit).

    at UCSF

  • Master Rollover Protocol for Continued Safety Assessment of Study Drug

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    This study is for patients who have participated in a previous study and who continue to receive benefit to have continued access to study drug and/or treatment.

    at UCLA

  • Mindfulness Meditation or Survivorship Education in Improving Behavioral Symptoms in Younger Stage 0-III Breast Cancer Survivors (Pathways to Wellness)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well mindfulness meditation or survivorship education work in improving behavioral symptoms in younger stage 0-III breast cancer survivors. Behavioral interventions, such as mindfulness meditation, use techniques to help patients change the way they react to environmental triggers that may cause a negative reaction. Survivorship education after treatment may reduce stress and improve the well-being and quality of life of patients with breast cancer. Mindfulness meditation or survivorship education may help improve the health behaviors of younger breast cancer survivors.

    at UCLA

  • Ovarian Reserve Testing in Female Young Adult Cancer Survivors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Young adult cancer survivors constitute an under served population to whom fertility potential is particularly important. For female young adult patients, cancer treatment such as alkylating chemotherapy are toxic to the finite number of eggs they have, resulting in risks of infertility and premature menopause related to ovarian failure. Reproductive issues are a major concern for young cancer survivors, but one that is understudied. Young cancer survivors have few tools to measure post-treatment ovarian reserve, or the quantity and quality of remaining eggs4. Accurate determination of ovarian reserve and fertility potential would not only be an important research tool, but also directly impact clinical management. The purpose of this study is to test if basal and provocative ovarian reserve testing can predict return of menses in female young adult cancer survivors, to compare basal and provocative ovarian reserve testing results between female young adult cancer survivors and healthy controls, and to compare basal and provocative ovarian reserve testing results between female young adult cancer survivors on and off of combined estrogen and progesterone hormone products. Participants will be asked to keep track of their periods over three months. If a participant is taking birth control pills, patches, or vaginal ring, they will asked to come off the birth control for 3 months. Participants will also be asked to undergo ovarian reserve testing by blood draws and pelvic ultrasounds at the start and end of the 3 months.

    at UCSD

  • Personalized Immunotherapy in Adults With Advanced Cancers Immunotherapy in Adults With Advanced Cancers

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    The purpose of this study is to determine if it is possible to make and administer safely a 'personalized' vaccine to treat patients that have been diagnosed with advanced cancer and are not candidates for curative therapy.

    at UCSD

  • Phase 1/1b Study of MGCD516 in Patients With Advanced Cancer

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    MGCD516 is a receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor shown in preclinical models to inhibit a closely related spectrum of RTKs including MET, AXL, MER, and members of the VEGFR, PDGFR, DDR2, TRK and Eph families. In this study, MGCD516 is orally administered to patients with advanced solid tumor malignancies to evaluate its safety, pharmacokinetic, metabolism, pharmacodynamic and clinical activity profiles. During the Phase 1 segment, the dose and regimen of MGCD516 will be assessed; during the Phase 1b segment, the clinical activity of MGCD516 will be evaluated in selected patient populations. Patients anticipated to be enrolled in Phase 1b will be selected based upon having a tumor type, including but not limited to, non small cell lung cancer and head and neck cancer positive for specific activating MET, NTRK2, NTRK3, or DDR2 mutations, MET or KIT/PDGFRA/KDR gene amplification, selected gene rearrangements involving the MET, RET, AXL, NTRK1, or NTRK3 gene loci, or having loss of function mutations in the CBL gene. In addition patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma refractory to angiogenesis inhibitors or metastatic prostate cancer with bone metastasis will be enrolled.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • 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.

    at UCSF

  • Researching the Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Cancer

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This study is being done to answer the following question: Will aerobic exercise (exercise that stimulates and strengthens the heart and lungs, and improves the body's use of oxygen) change the biomarkers (signs of disease) found in the blood?

    at UCLA

  • RRx-001 in Combination With Irinotecan in Metastatic or Advanced Cancer (PAYLOAD)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a phase 1 open-label trial to evaluate the safety, pharmacodynamics and clinical activity of RRx-001 administered in combination with irinotecan. RRx-001 is associated with resensitization to irinotecan in tumors that are previously refractory. This effect has been attributed to the ability of RRx-001 to restore the expression of aberrantly silenced genes, thus re-establishing pathway functions. However, resensitization may have more than one mechanism, among them Pgp pump inhibition and vascular modulation, leading to improved penetration of standard chemotherapy.

    at UC Davis

  • Study of Molecular Profile-Related Evidence to Determine Individualized Therapy for Advanced or Poor Prognosis Cancers

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to learn more about personalized cancer therapy including response to treatment and side effects. Information from the patient's medical record regarding the tests and treatments they have received, or will receive, for their cancer will be collected. Genomic testing on tissue from the primary tumor or metastases will be used to match therapy recommendations. Patients in which there is no appropriate matched therapy will receive systemic chemotherapy according to their treating physician's discretion. This information will be used to describe whether or not patients respond better when their physicians choose to treat them according to the genetic makeup of their tumor.

    at UCSD

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