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Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer clinical trials at UC Cancer

20 research studies open to eligible people

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  • A Safety Study of SEA-TGT (SGN-TGT) in Advanced Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This trial will look at a drug called SEA-TGT (also known as SGN-TGT) to find out whether it is safe for patients with solid tumors and lymphomas. It will study SEA-TGT to find out what its side effects are. A side effect is anything the drug does besides treating cancer. It will also study whether SEA-TGT works to treat solid tumors and lymphomas. The study will have three parts. Part A of the study will find out how much SEA-TGT should be given to patients. Part B will use the dose found in Part A to find out how safe SEA-TGT is and if it works to treat solid tumors and lymphomas. Part C will study how well SEA-TGT with sasanlimab works to treat solid tumors.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of ASP2138 in Adults With Stomach Cancer or Pancreatic Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    ASP2138 is a potential new treatment for people with stomach cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer, or pancreatic cancer. Before ASP2138 is available as a treatment, the researchers need to understand how it is processed by and acts upon the body. They do this to find a suitable dose and to check for potential medical problems from the treatment. People who are 18 years or older can take part. This is an open-label study. This means that people in this study will know that they will receive ASP2138. The study will have 2 phases. Phase 1 is called dose escalation. Different small groups of people will take lower to higher doses of ASP2138. Medical problems will be recorded at each dose. This is done to find suitable doses of ASP2138 to use later in the study. Doctors will also check how each type of cancer is responding to ASP2138. Phase 1b is called dose expansion. Other different small groups will take part, and will take suitable doses of ASP2138 found from phase 1. This phase will check how each type of cancer responds to ASP2138. The response to ASP2138 is measured using x-rays, scans and blood tests. Doctors will continue to check all medical problems throughout the study. ASP2138 will be given through a vein in the arm. This is called an infusion. People will continue to receive treatment until: their disease gets worse; they have medical problems they can't tolerate; they ask to stop treatment; the doctors decide that continuing treatment is no longer in that person's best interest; the study is ended by the sponsor. Study doctors will check for any medical problems from ASP2138. Other checks will include physical exams, checking the nervous system, laboratory tests and vital signs. Nervous system checks include checking reflexes, balance, movement and muscle strength. Vital signs include body temperature, blood pressure and pulse. Electrocardiograms (ECG) will be done to check the heart rhythm during the study. People will receive ASP2138 in a hospital. They will give blood samples and study doctors will check for medical problems. People will also visit the clinic on certain days during their treatment, with extra visits during the first 3 cycles of treatment. People will visit the clinic after treatment has finished. The study doctors will check for more medical problems. Other checks will include physical exams, laboratory tests and vital signs. People will also have an ECG. After this, people will visit the clinic for a check-up several times. The number of visits and checks done at each visit will depend on the health of each person and whether they completed their treatment or not.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of DKN-01 in Combination With Tislelizumab ± Chemotherapy in Patients With Gastric or Gastroesophageal Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A Phase 2a, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of DKN-01 in Combination with Tislelizumab ± Chemotherapy as First-Line or Second-Line Therapy in Adult Patients with Inoperable, Locally Advanced or Metastatic Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

  • A Study of Evorpacept (ALX148) in Patients With Advanced HER2+ Gastric Cancer (ASPEN-06)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A Phase 2/3 Study of Evorpacept (ALX148) in Combination With Trastuzumab, Ramucirumab, and Paclitaxel in Patients With Advanced HER2-overexpressing gastric/GEJ adenocarcinoma.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of Experimental M6620 and Irinotecan in Stomach & Esophagus Cancers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the how well berzosertib and irinotecan work in treating patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer that is growing, spreading or getting worse (progressive), has spread to other places in the body (metastatic), or cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Berzosertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for growth. Chemotherapy drugs, such as irinotecan, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving berzosertib and irinotecan may work better than irinotecan alone in treating patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • A Study of MRG002 in Patients With HER2-Positive Advanced Solid Tumors and Locally Advanced or Metastatic Gastric/Gastroesophageal Junction (GEJ) Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The objective of this study is to assess the safety, efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of MRG002, as well as the immunogenicity as defined by the incidence of anti-drug antibody (ADA) of MRG002 in patients with HER2-positive advanced solid tumors and locally advanced or metastatic gastric/gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer.

    at UC Irvine

  • A Study of Multiple Immunotherapy-Based Treatment Combinations in Patients With Locally Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer (G/GEJ) or Esophageal Cancer (Morpheus-Gastric and Esophageal Cancer)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A Phase Ib/II, open label, multi-center, randomized study designed to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and preliminary anti-tumor activity of immunotherapy-based treatment combinations in patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic G/GEJ cancer (hereafter referred to as gastric cancer) and esophageal cancer. Two cohorts of patients with gastric cancer have been enrolled in parallel in this study: the second-line (2L) Gastric Cancer Cohort consists of patients with gastric cancer who have progressed after receiving a platinum-containing or fluoropyrimide-containing chemotherapy regimen in the first-line setting, and the first-line (1L) Gastric Cancer Cohort consists of patients with gastric cancer who have not received prior chemotherapy in this setting. In each cohort, eligible patients will be assigned to one of several treatment arms. Additionally, a cohort of patients with esophageal cancer who have not received prior systemic treatment for their disease will be enrolled in this study. Eligible patients will be randomized to chemotherapy or the combination of chemotherapy with checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of SGN-STNV in Advanced Solid Tumors

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    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This trial will look at a drug called SGN-STNV to find out whether it is safe for patients with solid tumors. It will study SGN-STNV to find out what its side effects are. A side effect is anything the drug does besides treating cancer. It will also study how well SGN-STNV works to treat solid tumors. The study will have two parts. Part A of the study will find out how much SGN-STNV should be given to patients. Part B will use the dose found in Part A to find out how safe SGN-STNV is and if it works to treat certain types of solid tumors.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of the Drug ONC-392 in Advanced Solid Tumors and Lung Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a First-in-Human Phase IA/IB/II open label dose escalation study of intravenous (IV) administration of ONC-392, a humanized anti-CTLA4 IgG1 monoclonal antibody, as single agent and in combination with pembrolizumab in participants with advanced or metastatic solid tumors and non-small cell lung cancers.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of XmAb®23104 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors (DUET-3)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1, multiple dose, ascending dose escalation study to define a MTD/RD and regimen of XmAb23104, to describe safety and tolerability, to assess PK and immunogenicity, and to preliminarily assess anti-tumor activity of XmAb23104 monotherapy and combination therapy with ipilimumab in subjects with selected advanced solid tumors.

    at UCSD

  • A Study to Assess the Antitumor Activity, Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Biomarkers of Zolbetuximab (IMAB362) in Participants With Claudin (CLDN) 18.2 Positive, Metastatic or Advanced Unresectable Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction (GEJ) Adenocarcinoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine the Objective Response Rate (ORR) of zolbetuzimab as a single agent as assessed by an independent central reader. This study will also assess the ORR and Progression Free Survival (PFS) of zolbetuximab in combination with mFOLFOX6 (with or without Nivolumab) and in combination with pembrolizumab, assess the safety and tolerability, assess the effects on CLDN18.2 expression and assess the immunogenicity and immunomodulatory effects of zolbetuximab as a single agent and in combination with mFOLFOX6 (with or without Nivolumab) and in combination with pembrolizumab. This study will also evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK) of zolbetuximab, oxaliplatin, fluorouracil (5-FU), and pembrolizumab, evaluate health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL), evaluate the Disease Control Rate (DCR), Duration of Response (DOR), PFS of zolbetuximab as a single agent, in combination with mFOLFOX6 (with or without Nivolumab) and in combination with pembrolizumab based on both investigator and independent central reader assessment, assess Overall Survival (OS) of zolbetuximab as a single agent and in combination with pembrolizumab.

    at UCLA

  • A Study to Evaluate AB308 in Combination With AB122 in Participants With Advanced Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1/1b, multicenter, open-label, dose-escalation, and dose-expansion study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD), and clinical activity of AB308 in combination with zimberelimab (AB122) in participants with advanced malignancies.

    at UCLA

  • APL-101 Study of Subjects With NSCLC With c-Met EXON 14 Skip Mutations and c-Met Dysregulation Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary Phase 1 purpose of this study was to assess overall safety, tolerability and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of APL-101. The Phase 2 portion will assess efficacy of the dose determined in Phase 1 in individuals with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with c-Met EXON 14 Skip Mutations; individuals with cancers associated with c-Met amplifications; individuals with cancers associated with c-Met fusion

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Bemarituzumab or Placebo Plus Chemotherapy in Gastric Cancers With Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2b (FGFR2b) Overexpression

    open to eligible people ages 18-100

    The main objective of this study is to compare efficacy of bemarituzumab combined with oxaliplatin, leucovorin, and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) (mFOLFOX6) to placebo plus mFOLFOX6 as assessed by overall survival (OS).

    at UCLA

  • Bemarituzumab Plus Chemotherapy and Nivolumab Versus Chemotherapy and Nivolumab for FGFR2b Overexpressed Untreated Advanced Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18-100

    The main objective of Part 1 is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of bemarituzumab plus 5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, and oxaliplatin (mFOLFOX6) and nivolumab. The main objective Part 2 is to compare efficacy of bemarituzumab plus mFOLFOX6 and nivolumab to placebo plus mFOLFOX6 and nivolumab as assessed by overall survival.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • First in Human Study of TORL-2-307-ADC in Participants With Advanced Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This first-in-human study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and antitumor activity of TORL-2-307-ADC in patients with advanced cancer

    at UCLA

  • First in Human Study of TORL-2-307-MAB in Participants With Advanced Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This first-in-human study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and antitumor activity of TORL-2-307-MAB in patients with advanced cancer

    at UCLA

  • Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Gastrointestinal Cancers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy works for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer that are spreading to other places in the body (metastatic). Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. This trial is being done to determine if giving radiation therapy to patients who are being treated with immunotherapy and whose cancers are progressing (getting worse) can slow or stop the growth of their cancers. It may also help researchers determine if giving radiation therapy to one tumor can stimulate the immune system to attack other tumors in the body that are not targeted by the radiation therapy.

    at UCSF

  • Study of Sequential Systemic Therapy + Intraperitoneal Paclitaxel in Gastric/GEJ Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    This is a phase II clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of sequential systemic and intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy in patients with primary gastric/gastroesophageal junction cancer with cytology positive peritoneal lavage and/or peritoneal carcinomatosis.

    at UC Irvine

  • Testing the Combination of Two Anti-Cancer Drugs for Treating Advanced Solid Tumors with HER2 Expression

    “Volunteer for the DASH Trial and contribute to discoveries that may improve health care for you, your family, and your community!”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The dose escalation phase of this trial identifies the best dose and safety of ceralasertib (AZD6738) when given in combination with trastuzumab deruxtecan (DS-8201a) in treating patients with solid tumors that have a change (mutation) in the HER2 gene or protein and have spread to other places in the body (advanced). The dose expansion phase (phase Ib) of this trial compares how colorectal and gastroesophageal cancers with HER2 mutation respond to treatment with a combination of ceralasertib and trastuzumab deruxtecan versus trastuzumab deruxtecan alone. Trastuzumab deruxtecan is a monoclonal antibody, called trastuzumab, linked to a chemotherapy drug, called deruxtecan. Trastuzumab attaches to HER2 positive cancer cells in a targeted way and delivers deruxtecan to kill them. Ceralasertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UC Davis

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