The purpose of this study is to assess how effective the combination of avelumab and NHS-IL12 is in subjects with solid tumors. It will also collect more information on how safe and well-tolerated the combined study drugs are. Subjects will undergo a series of treatment cycles, each lasting 28 days. On Day 1 of each cycle, you will receive NHS IL12 immediately followed by avelumab on scheduled days. You will be assigned to receive avelumab every two weeks or to receive avelumab once a week. Both you and your study doctor will know which dose of study drugs you are receiving during the study.
This study is for men and women who have had surgery to remove bladder cancer which is in the deep muscle of the bladder wall. The purpose of this study is to compare any good and bad effects of using a drug called MK-3475 (pembrolizumab) after the removal of your muscle invasive bladder cancer.
This is a study that will test how an experimental drug (enfortumab vedotin) combined with a kind of anticancer drug called an immune checkpoint inhibitor (CPI) affects patients with cancer of the urinary system (urothelial cancer). This type of cancer includes cancer of the bladder, renal pelvis, ureter or urethra that has spread to nearby tissues or to other areas of the body.
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 study the safety and efficacy of the investigational drug, C6 Ceramide NanoLiposome (CNL). Investigational means that it is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Study subjects are being asked to participate in this study because they have been diagnosed with an advanced solid tumors and their cancer has not responded to standard treatment. Treatment with the study drug has been shown in animal studies to slow the growth of cancers. These effects may result from cancer cell death or inhibition of tumor blood vessel formation triggered directly by the study drug. An investigational new drug application has been filed at US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the FDA has allowed the use of the study drug in this study.
The study team will learn how the drug is handled in the subject's body by measuring the levels of the drug in your blood. They study team will also learn if the treatment is slowing or stopping the growth of the subject's tumor. This is the first time study drug will be given to humans.
This is a dose escalation study which means patients who take part in this study will be treated with different doses of the study drug. Each new dose of study drug will be assessed for safety and to see how well patients can tolerate it. If the new dose does not cause severe side effects, a higher dose will be given. This process will continue until the highest dose that can be given to patients with acceptable, manageable, and reversible side effects has been reached.
The study is sponsored by Keystone Nano, INC and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The investigator in charge of this study at MUSC is Carolyn Britten, MD. The study is being done at 3 sites. Approximately 48 people will take part study-wide and 8 will take part at MUSC.
This study will be conducted at MUSC and the VA on adult patients with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer. The purpose of this study is to see if giving several cycles of docetaxel before androgen deprivation therapy (degarelix) improves outcomes, including survival rates, among men with metastatic prostate cancer. Patients will undergo screening assessments to see if they are eligible. Once on study, subjects will receive 6 cycles of docetaxel (cycle = 21 days). During cycle 4, subjects will begin taking degarelix every 28 days for up to 7 months.