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Central Nervous System Tumor clinical trials at University of California Health

17 in progress, 7 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of Radiation Therapy With Temozolomide Versus Radiation Therapy With PCV Chemotherapy in Brain Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, 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 whether giving radiation with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide versus radiation with adjuvant PCV is more effective in treating anaplastic glioma or low grade glioma.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine UCSD

  • A Study of Repotrectinib in Pediatric and Young Adult Subjects Harboring ALK, ROS1, OR NTRK1-3 Alterations

    open to eligible people ages up to 25 years

    Phase 1 will evaluate the safety and tolerability at different dose levels of repotrectinib in pediatric and young adult subjects with advanced or metastatic malignancies harboring anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK), receptor tyrosine kinase encoded by the gene ROS1 (ROS1), or neurotrophic receptor kinase genes encoding TRK kinase family (NTRK1-3) alterations to estimate the Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD) or Maximum Administered Dose (MAD) and select the Pediatric Recommended Phase 2 Dose (RP2D). Phase 2 will determine the anti-tumor activity of repotrectinib in pediatric subjects with advanced or metastatic malignancies harboring ALK, ROS1, or NTRK1-3 alterations.

    at UCLA

  • ONC206 for Treatment of Newly Diagnosed, or Recurrent Diffuse Midline Gliomas, and Other Recurrent Malignant CNS Tumors (PNOC 023)

    open to eligible people ages 2-21

    This phase I trial studies the effects and best dose of ONC206 alone or in combination with radiation therapy in treating patients with diffuse midline gliomas that is newly diagnosed or has come back (recurrent) or other recurrent primary malignant CNS tumors. ONC206 is a recently discovered compound that may stop cancer cells from growing. This drug has been shown in laboratory experiments to kill brain tumor cells by causing a so called "stress response" in tumor cells. This stress response causes cancer cells to die, but without affecting normal cells. ONC206 alone or in combination with radiation therapy may be effective in treating newly diagnosed or recurrent diffuse midline gliomas and other recurrent primary malignant CNS tumors.

    at UCSF

  • REGN2810 in Pediatric Patients With Relapsed, Refractory Solid, or Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors and Safety and Efficacy of REGN2810 in Combination With Radiotherapy in Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed or Recurrent Glioma

    open to eligible people ages up to 25 years

    Phase 1: - To confirm the safety and anticipated recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of REGN2810 (cemiplimab) for children with recurrent or refractory solid or Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors - To characterize the pharmacokinetics (PK) of REGN2810 given in children with recurrent or refractory solid or CNS tumors Phase 2 (Efficacy Phase): - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 to be given concomitantly with conventionally fractionated or hypofractionated radiation among patients with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 given concomitantly with conventionally fractionated or hypofractionated radiation among patients with newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (HGG) - To confirm the safety and anticipated RP2D of REGN2810 given concomitantly with re-irradiation in patients with recurrent HGG - To assess PK of REGN2810 in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed DIPG, newly diagnosed HGG, or recurrent HGG when given in combination with radiation - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving overall survival at 12 months (OS12) among patients with newly diagnosed DIPG - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving progression-free survival at 12 months (PFS12) among patients with newly diagnosed HGG - To assess anti-tumor activity of REGN2810 in combination with radiation in improving overall survival at OS12 among patients with recurrent HGG

    at UCSF

  • Study Of Entrectinib (Rxdx-101) in Children and Adolescents With Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Solid Or Primary CNS Tumors And/Or Who Have No Satisfactory Treatment Options

    open to eligible people ages up to 18 years

    This is an open-label, Phase 1/2 multicenter dose escalation study in pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory extracranial solid tumors (Phase 1), with additional expansion cohorts (Phase 2) in patients with primary brain tumors harboring NTRK1/2/3 or ROS1 gene fusions, and extracranial solid tumors harboring NTRK1/2/3 or ROS1 gene fusions.

    at UCSF

  • Trial of CUDC-907 in Children and Young Adults With Relapsed or Refractory Solid Tumors, CNS Tumors, or Lymphoma

    open to eligible people ages 1-21

    This research study is evaluating a novel drug called CUDC-907 as a possible treatment for resistant (refractory) pediatric solid tumors (including neuroblastoma), lymphoma, or brain tumors.

    at UCSF

  • Vigilant ObservatIon of GlIadeL WAfer ImplaNT Registry

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, observational registry in patients who have been prescribed Gliadel Wafer by the physician as part of usual care.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

  • A Study of TAS-120 in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is an open-label, nonrandomized, Phase 1/2 study for the fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) inhibitor futibatinib (TAS-120). The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, PK, pharmacodynamic, and anti-tumor activity of futibatinib in patients with advanced solid tumors with and without genomic FGF/FGFR abnormalities. The study will be conducted in 3 parts: 1. Dose escalation portion to determine the MTD and/ or RP2D of futibatinib. 2. Phase 1 expansion portion to further evaluate the safety and efficacy of futibatinib in patients with tumors harboring FGF/FGFR aberrations, including patients with cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), primary CNS tumors, urothelial carcinoma, breast cancer, gastric cancer. 3. Phase 2 study portion to confirm ORR of futibatinib in intrahepatic CCA patients with tumors harboring FGFR2 gene rearrangements (incl fusions).

    at UCSF

  • A Study to Test the Safety and Efficacy of the Drug Larotrectinib for the Treatment of Tumors With NTRK-fusion in Children

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The study is being done to test the safety of a cancer drug called larotrectinib in children. The cancer must have a change in a particular gene (NTRK1, NTRK2 or NTRK3). Larotrectinib blocks the actions of these NTRK genes in cancer cells and can therefore be used to treat cancer. The first study part (Phase 1) is done to determine what dose level of larotrectinib is safe for children, how the drug is absorbed and changed by their bodies and how well the cancer responds to the drug. The main purpose of the second study part (Phase 2) is to investigate how well and how long different cancer types respond to the treatment with larotrectininb.

    at UCLA

  • Nanoparticle Albumin-Bound Rapamycin, Temozolomide, and Irinotecan Hydrochloride in Treating Pediatric Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin when given together with temozolomide and irinotecan hydrochloride in treating pediatric patients with solid tumors that have come back after a period of time during which the tumor could not be detected or has not responded to treatment. Nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Chemotherapy drugs, such as temozolomide and irinotecan hydrochloride, 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. Giving nanoparticle albumin-bound rapamycin, temozolomide, and irinotecan hydrochloride may cause the cancer to stop growing or shrink for a period of time, and may lessen the symptoms that are caused by the cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Observation or Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Grade I, Grade II, or Grade III Meningioma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    RATIONALE: Sometimes a tumor may not need treatment until it progresses. In this case, observation may be sufficient. Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor, such as 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy, may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known whether observation is more effective than radiation therapy in treating patients with meningioma.

    PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying observation to see how well it works compared with radiation therapy in treating patients with grade I, grade II, or grade III meningioma.

    at UCSF

  • Phase III Trial of Anaplastic Glioma Without 1p/19q LOH

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Giving radiation therapy together with temozolomide may kill more tumor cells. It is not yet known whether giving temozolomide during and/or after radiation therapy is more effective than radiation therapy alone in treating anaplastic glioma.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying giving temozolomide during and/or after radiation therapy to see how well it works compared to radiation therapy alone in treating patients with anaplastic glioma.

    at UCSF

  • Radiation Therapy With or Without Temozolomide in Treating Patients With Low-Grade Glioma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    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. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, 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 whether radiation therapy is more effective when given together with or without temozolomide in treating patients with low-grade glioma.

    PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying radiation therapy so see how well it works when given together with or without temozolomide in treating patients with low-grade glioma.

    at UC Irvine UCSD

  • Selinexor in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors or High-Grade Gliomas

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of selinexor in treating younger patients with solid tumors or central nervous system (CNS) tumors that have come back (recurrent) or do not respond to treatment (refractory). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as selinexor, 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.

    at UCSF

  • Study of Lenvatinib in Combination With Everolimus in Recurrent and Refractory Pediatric Solid Tumors, Including Central Nervous System Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Phase 1 of this study, utilizing a rolling 6 design, will be conducted to determine a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D), and to describe the toxicities of lenvatinib administered in combination with everolimus once daily to pediatric participants with recurrent/refractory solid tumors. Phase 2, utilizing Simon's optimal 2-stage design, will be conducted to estimate the antitumor activity of lenvatinib in combination with everolimus in pediatric participants with selected recurrent/refractory solid tumors including Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET), rhabdomyosarcoma, and high grade glioma (HGG) using objective response rate (ORR) at Week 16 as the outcome measure.

    at UCSF

  • Study of Tozuleristide and the Canvas Imaging System in Pediatric Subjects With CNS Tumors Undergoing Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Many types of cancer are primarily treated with surgery and patient survival is directly related to the extent to which the tumor is able to be removed. It is often difficult for surgeons to distinguish tumor tissue from normal tissue or to detect tumor cells that have spread from the original tumor site, resulting in incomplete removal of the tumor and reduced patient survival. In some sites, such as the brain, it is critical to avoid damage to normal tissue around the tumor to prevent adverse effects of surgery on function. Tozuleristide is a drug that is thought to attach to tumor tissue and then fluoresces (glows) when a special light from the Canvas is shined on it. It is hypothesized that tozuleristide, when imaged with the Canvas, will improve surgical outcomes by allowing surgeons to visualize the edges of the tumor or other ambiguous tissue in real-time as they operate. The purpose of this study is to evaluate how well tozuleristide imaged with Canvas work at helping to distinguish between tumor and normal tissue during surgery in pediatric primary central nervous system tumors.

    at UCSF

  • Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Pemigatinib in Participants With Previously Treated Glioblastoma or Other Primary Central Nervous System Tumors Harboring Activating FGFR1-3 Alterations

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is an open-label, monotherapy study of pemigatinib in participants with recurrent glioblatoma (GBM) or other primary CNS tumors with an activating FGFR1-3 mutation or fusion/rearrangement. This study consists of 3 cohorts, Cohorts A, B, and C, and will enroll approximately 82, 82, and 25 participants into each cohort, respectively. Participants will receive pemigatinib 13.5 mg QD on a 2-week on-therapy and 1-week off-therapy schedule as long as they are receiving benefit and have not met any criteria for study withdrawal.

    at UCSF

Our lead scientists for Central Nervous System Tumor research studies include .

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