The purpose of this study is to study test investigational drugs PEGPH20 and Atezolizumab in combination with the current standard of care medications Cisplatin and Gemcitabine.
Subjects are being asked to participate in this study because they are/have intrahepatic and extra hepatic cholangiocarcinoma or gallbladder adenocarcinoma which are types of cancers associated with the liver or biliary system. The study is sponsored by Halozyme.
This study involves the adiminstration of an invetigational drug (not approved by the FDA) PEGPH20 in order to determine what a safe dose is when given with Cisplatin and Gemcitabine, what the side effects are, and whether or not it will help treat the kind of cancer you have. PEGPH20 is an enzyme (protein that can speed biochemical reactions) that breaks down a specific substance called hyaluronan produced by some tumors. The removal of hyaluronan from tumors has been shown to inhibit tumor growth.
Atezolizumab is an immunotherapy drug which means it assists your immune system in fighting your cancer. This drug has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat bladder and lung cancer, but is investigational with the drugs described above and for the diagnosis of intrahepatic and extra hepatic cholangiocarcinoma or gallbladder adenocarcinoma . The other therapy that is given in this study is standard of care chemotherapy drugs Cisplatin and Gemcitabine, which are drugs that are routinely given to treat patients with cholangiocarcinoma or gallbladder adenocarcinoma cancers who are not in research studies.
The investigator in charge of this study at MUSC is Dr. Carolyn Britten. Approximately 70 subjects will take part study wide at about 20 centers in the United States and 10 centers in Asia. Halozyme will be providing funding to MUSC and Dr. Britten for conducting this research.
The purpose of this study to learn more about a new experimental drug called TSR-022 and its effect on the subject's cancer when used either alone or with another experimental drug called TSR-042. TSR-022 is considered investigational, which means that TSR-022 alone or in combination with TSR-042 has not been approved by any regulatory authorities, including the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and is not available in stores or by prescription.
The main purposes of Part 2 are to:
Look at the ability of TSR-022 when taken alone or in combination with TSR-042 to make the cancer smaller
Confirm the recommended phase 2 dose and dosing schedule of TSR-022 when taken by itself
Confirm the recommended phase 2 dose and dosing schedule of TSR-022 when taken with TSR-042 as Combination Therapy.
This study will enroll patients with advanced melanoma, advanced colorectal cancer and advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
The purpose of this study is to determine if giving the medicine "heparin" intravenously (through the veins) continuously for up to 14 days to subjects after a brain aneurysm has burst will help improve the chances of subjects having a good recovery after the bleed compared to subjects who get routine brain aneurysm care (standard of care). Patients who get routine care would also get heparin, but they would typically get an overall lower dose and the heparin would be injected under the skin (heparin shot) instead of in the veins.
This study is for patients who have been diagnosed with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease improved or remained unchanged after receiving nivolumab or pembrolizumab and whose disease has now worsened. The investigational drug in this study is called ALT-803. Participants can expect to receive the study drug ALT-803 in combination with an approved drug called pembrolizumab or they will receive ALT-803 in combination with an approved drug called nivolumab. Participants will receive ALT-803 in combination with pembrolizumab if they have previously received pembrolizumab. They will receive ALT-803 in combination with nivolumab if they have previously received nivolumab. The purpose of this research study is to test the effectiveness of the study drug, ALT-803, in combination with either pembrolizumab or nivolumab in patients with advanced or metastatic NSCLC that initially had improvement or no change in disease after receiving pembrolizumab or nivolumab and who now have disease worsening. Participation in this study should take approximately 24 months.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with a type of cancer called Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). The investigational drug in this study is ONO-7475. The purpose of this study is to see whether ONO-7475 slows down the growth of cells that cause cancers like leukemias such as AML. The estimated duration of study participation in Part A is 6 months. You can continue in the study as long as you are gaining benefit from the study treatment.
This study is for patients who have been diagnosed with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC). This study is being conducted to test whether or not rovalpituzumab tesirine (SC16LD6.5) combined with nivolumab alone or with nivolumab and ipilimumab are useful treatments for small cell lung cancer, after at least one prior treatment has failed.The investigational drugs in this study are Rovalpituzumab Tesirine (SC16LD6.5), Nivolumab (BMS-936558, MDX1106, ONO-4538, Opdivo®), and Ipilimumab (MDX-010, Yervoy®) . If participants agree to take part in this study, their involvement will last for as long as their study doctor confirms their cancer is not getting worse and there have been no significant side effects. There is no limit to the number of cycles of study treatment participants can receive.
This is a randomized Phase 3 study to determine whether treatment with vaccinia virus based immunotherapy (Pexa-Vec) followed by sorafenib increases survival compared to treatment with sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who have not received prior systemic therapy
The purpose of this study is to find out, as a main objective, at which doses RO6958688 (study drug) can be administered safely to subjects and what the side effects are. Additionally, the effects of RO6958688 in the subject's body, and particularly in the subject's tumor, will be evaluated. The study also aims to find out if RO6958688 can slow down the growth of tumors or stop the cancer, in subjects with locally advanced and/or metastatic solid tumors.
RO6958688 is an investigational study drug which means it has not been approved by the FDA.
Subjects will receive RO6958688 weekly for several weeks or once every three weeks for several weeks. Depending on when the subject will be enrolled into the study, they will receive RO6958688 according to one of 3 different dosing schedules. The dose to be received will depend upon the observations made in all patients who have received the RO6958688 before you. Approximately 180 subjects will enroll into this part of the study, approximately 10 will take part at MUSC. Dr. Lilly will be the Primary Investigator at MUSC.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or in Newly Diagnosed Older (?65 Years) AML Subjects. The investigational drug in this study is Azacitidine (AZA) and Pembroluzimab (KEYTRUDA). The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability and efficacy of Azacitidine (AZA) in combination with Pembrolizumab (also known as KEYTRUDA TM) in relapsed and refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) subjects, and also in older (?65 years) newly diagnosed AML subjects who are not candidates for intensive induction chemotherapy. Participants can expect to be in this study for up to 2 1/2 years.
This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) or Grade 3b follicular lymphoma that has never been treated. The investigational drug in this study is denintuzumab mafodotin. The purpose of this study is to find out what the side effects are and whether it is more or less effective when it is given together with other drugs that are a standard approved treatment for use in patients with lymphoma (DLBCL or FL3B). Participants can expect to be in the study for 4 years or until the study is closed or until they stop taking part.