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Metastatic Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma clinical trials at UC Cancer

4 research studies open to eligible people

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  • Capmatinib Plus Trametinib for the Treatment of Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer With MET Exon 14 Skipping Mutation

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I/Ib trial studies the side effects and best doses of capmatinib plus trametinib when given together for the treatment of patients with MET exon 14 skipping mutation non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Capmatinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps slow or stop the spread of cancer cells. Trametinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps stop the spread of cancer cells. Capmatinib and trametinib are "targeted therapies." These targeted therapies work by detecting and targeting a mutation in the MET gene. Giving Capmatinib and trametinib may kill more tumor cells in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Necitumumab and Trastuzumab in Combination With Osimertinib for the Treatment of Refractory Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)-Mutated Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase Ib/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of trastuzumab and necitumumab together with osimertinib, and to see how well they work for the treatment of stage IV non-small cell lung cancer that is EGFR-mutated, resistant to osimertinib, and has not responded to previous treatment (refractory). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as trastuzumab and necitumumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Osimertinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving trastuzumab and necitumumab together with osimertinib may work better than osimertinib alone in treating patients with stage IV EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer.

    at UCLA

  • Testing the Addition of an Experimental Medication MK-3475 (Pembrolizumab) to Usual Anti-Retroviral Medications in Patients With HIV and Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the side effects of pembrolizumab in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and malignant neoplasms that have come back (relapsed), do not respond to treatment (refractory), or have distributed over a large area in the body (disseminated). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

    at UCSF

  • Testing the Addition of Radiation Therapy to the Usual Treatment (Immunotherapy With or Without Chemotherapy) for Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Who Are PD-L1 Negative

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II/III trial compares the addition of radiation therapy to the usual treatment (immunotherapy with or without chemotherapy) versus (vs.) usual treatment alone in treating patients with non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to nearby tissue or lymph nodes (advanced) or has spread to other places in the body (metastatic) whose tumor is also negative for a molecular marker called PD-L1. Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a type of radiation therapy that uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. This method uses special equipment to position a patient and precisely deliver radiation to tumors with fewer doses over a shorter period and may cause less damage to normal tissue than conventional radiation therapy. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, ipilimumab and pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Chemotherapy drugs, such as carboplatin, pemetrexed, paclitaxel and nab-paclitaxel, 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. The addition of radiation therapy to usual treatment may stop the cancer from growing and increase the life of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who are PD-L1 negative.

    at UC Davis

Our lead scientists for Metastatic Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma research studies include .

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