This study is for anyone 18 years or older who provides unpaid care for a loved one living with cancer outside of the hospital setting. The purpose of this study is to help future caregivers and patients by learning how mental fatigue affects caregivers of persons living with cancer and determine if mental fatigue, participating in self-care activities, and general caregiver quality of life are related. Informal caregivers will be invited to complete a confidential, online survey that takes between 25 and 35 minutes to finish. Caregivers who complete the survey may be contacted and asked to participate in a 45-60 minute follow up interview either online or via phone if they are interested. The results of this study will help guide future research to identify ways healthcare professionals can help caregivers handle the stresses of caregiving and provide the best care possible to their loved ones at home.
The purpose of this research study is to gain patient feedback around their Neuroendocrine tumor (NET) diagnosis, including symptoms and quality of life with different NET treatments, factors that influence the order of treatments given, and how the order of NET treatments affect patient's quality of life, symptoms and survival. The main eligibility criteria for this study are being 18 or older and receiving the diagnosis of a neuroendocrine tumor on or after January 1st, 2019. Participation will last about 18 months, involving the completion of four electronic or paper surveys spaced six months apart. The first survey will take about 40 minutes to complete, while the other three surveys may take about 20 minutes each to complete. Participants will be compensated for their time and participation in this research study.
This study is for patients with locoregional esophageal or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma. This study is being done to find out if adding immunotherapy before and after usual approaches are better or worse than the usual approach for your locoregional esophageal or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.
This study is for patients that have already received standard treatments for their cancer and their cancer has gotten worse or returned after their last treatment. The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of the study drug XL092 when given alone, in combination with atezolizumab, and in combination with avelumab by testing its safety, the ability of your body to accept the drug(s), to measure the drug(s) and/or its break-down products levels in your blood, and how your body reacts to the drug(s). This research study will be the first time XL092 alone or in combination with atezolizumab will be given to people. The study drugs in this research have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There are two parts in this study, a Dose Escalation part and a Cohort Expansion part. The first part of the study was the Dose Escalation phase, when different participants were given different doses of the study drug until the safest, most effective dose was found; this part of the study has been completed. The study is now enrolling to the Cohort Expansion part of this study, where the dose that has been determined to be safe will be given to more participants with different types of cancer. The Dose Escalation part of this study has stopped and the safe dose has been found. This study is now enrolling to the Cohort Expansion part of this study, where the safe dose of the study drug found in the Dose Escalation part will be given to more participants with different types of cancer. Participants will either be assigned to the treatment group that will receive XL092 alone or the treatment group that XL092 in combination with atezolizumab. Which treatment group they are assigned depends on the type of cancer they have. TXL092 is in tablet form taken by mouth. Avelumab will be given as an intravenous (IV) infusion once every 2 weeks at the study site. Atezolizumab will be given as an intravenous (IV) infusion once every 3 weeks at the study site. Total study duration is expected to be about 6 months but participants could be in the study for up to 2 years.
This study is for patients who have had surgery for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET). This study is being done to find out if giving chemotherapy after surgery is better or worse than the usual approach for patients that have had surgery for pNET.
This study is for patients that have a tumor that cannot be removed through surgery (unresectable) or may have spread (metastasized) to other parts of their body. In this study, ASP1951 will be given alone (monotherapy) or combined with pembrolizumab (combination therapy). Both ASP1951 and pembrolizumab will be considered study drug. Pembrolizumab has been approved by FDA for use in patients with skin, lung, cervical cancer, certain cancers of head and neck and other cancers but may not be approved to treat all types of cancer. However, the use of ASP1951 plus pembrolizumab has not been approved by regulatory authorities and is therefore investigational. The study consists of 3 periods: screening (up to 28 days), treatment (up to 48 weeks [16 cycles]) and follow up (up to 45 weeks), followed by an optional re-treatment period for participants that qualify. The re-treatment period will allow participants to receive study drug treatment again for up to 16 additional cycles (approximately 48 weeks), for a maximum total treatment and re-treatment period of 32 cycles (approximately 96 weeks). Both study drugs are administered intravenously (into the vein).This is the first time the investigational study drug ASP1951 is being tested in humans; however, studies in animals showed that the study drug is safe to be tested in humans.