The purpose of this study is to determine which routine course of treatment, docetaxel or paclitaxel, will result in less servere nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy for African-American women with breast cancer.
This study is for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has metastasized. The study is being done to see if the patient's breast cancer can be stabilized and the time that the patient lives with this breast cancer can be lengthened by adding a new drug to the usual combination of drugs.
The purpose of the study is to test the safety and effectiveness of the study drug, pembrolizumab (MK-3475) with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy, as well as, to see how well the subject's body handles the study drug.
If subject's meet the criteria, they will be assigned to 1 of 2 groups by chance, similar to flipping a coin, in order to decide which study treatment they will receive. Group A will receive the study drug, pembrolizumab, with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. Group B will receive placebo, with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. Pembrolizumab or placebo will be given by vein about once every 3 weeks.
This is a long-term study, if subject's agree to participate, they will be in the study for approximately 12 years.
This study is for subjects who have been diagnosed with cancer and will be receiving a drug called everolimus as part of your usual care. The purpose of this study is to see if treating patients with dexamethasone mouthwash at the start of cancer treatment will lower the chance of getting painful mouth sores.
This is an open-label, nonrandomized, dose escalation and dose expansion, safety, efficacy, PK and PD evaluation study of SAR439859 administered orally as monotherapy, then in combination with palbociclib. The study will last approximately 26 months, and participation in the study may last 4 to 8 weeks or longer. The length of participation in this study will depend on how well subjects tolerate the study drug and the condition of their disease.
The purpose of this study is to identify safe pharmaceutical agents that can reduce the AGE levels in subjects with advanced cancer. The term "AGE" (advanced glycation endpoints) refers to sugar-derived metabolites that are linked to lifestyle choices and can contribute to cancer.