This study is for patients with previously untreated metastatic colorectal cancer. The purpose of the study is to see if adding a new drug to the usual combination of drugs can lower the chance of the colorectal cancer growing or spreading.
This study is for patients with colon cancer. The purpose is to determine whether to recommend chemotherapy of no further treatment after surgery for an early stage colon cancer, by taking a blood sample and testing for the presences of circulation tumor DNA (ctDNA)?
This study is for older adults with colorectal cancer. The purpose is to determine if low muscle mass plays a role in side effects from chemotherapy.
This is a research study to compare the effects and safety, of tislelizumab plus chemotherapy to placebo (an inactive substance) plus chemotherapy on you and your Unresectable or Metastatic Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma (GC/GEJ) to find out the most effective treatment. The study will take place over 3 years 4 months and will include about 17-18 office -visits to the study doctor.
The purpose of this study is to find out if cabozantinib in combination with atezolizumab is effective in treating liver cancer compared to sorafenib alone in people who have not received prior treatment. Subjects are being asked to take part in this clinical research study because they have hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) that has not been previously treated for advanced disease.It is estimated that subjects will take study drug(s) for this study for approximately 1 to 6 months.
This is a research study to compare the effects and safety, good or bad, of tislelizumab (also known as BGB-A317) plus chemotherapy against placebo (an inactive substance) plus chemotherapy for adults with locally advanced recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma to find out which is better. Subjects may continue study treatment during their participation in the study as long as there is no worsening of disease and they don't have intolerable side effects from the study treatment
The purpose of this study is to explore any changes in tumors after adult subjects (ages 18+) who have advanced pancreatic or colorectal cancer receive an immunotherapy drug, called BMS-813160, alone or together with another immunotherapy drug, called nivolumab or chemotherapy. BMS-813160 and nivolumab belongs to a class of drugs called immunotherapies. ?Immuno' in ?immunotherapy' refers to the immune system. The immune system is the body's natural defense against illnesses like colds, infections, and cancer. There is no defined length of time for this study. The exact time commitment will depend on several factors, such as availability to come for appointments, cancer's response to the study drugs, reaction to the study drugs, and the sponsor's decision of whether to continue the study.
The study will have 2 parts (Part A and Part B). Part A of this research study (the dose escalation phase) will test the safety and effectiveness of the different doses of ALKS 4230 (study drug) to find the one that is the safest and most effective. Part B of this study (the dose expansion phase) will use the safe dosing determined in Part A to see how effectively the combination of ALKS 4230 and pembrolizumab treats your solid tumors.LKS 4230 is an investigational (experimental) drug; this means that is has not been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat your disease. This is an open-label study which means that all subjects will be taking the active study drugs.You can be in the study for as long as it is clinically beneficial to you.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational compound, called FPA144, in combination with chemotherapy (a combination of 5-fluorouracil, oxaliplatin, and leucovorin called mFOLFOX6), for the treatment of gastric and/or gastroesophageal cancer and other solid tumors. The entire study (Phase 1 and Phase 3) is expected to take about 66 months to complete. MUSC is participating in the phase 3 portion only.
TheraSphere® is a humanitarian use device (HUD) for treating cancer that originates in the liver. TheraSphere® consists of millions of tiny glass beads containing radioactive yttrium-90. The glass radioactive beads (20-30 micrometers in diameter ? about a third of the width of a human hair) are delivered directly to the liver tumors. It can be used to downstage tumors to become eligible for surgery or transplantation. It is also the only medical device approved in the United States to treat primary liver cancer patients with portal vein thrombosis (PVT). TheraSphere® has been approved as an HUD based upon its safety and probable benefit.