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Prostate Cancer clinical trials at UC Cancer
78 research studies open to eligible people

  • 18F-DCFPyL PET-CT Scan and Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Primary Objective: The primary objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of 18F-DCFPyL PET-CT for initial staging of prostate cancer in Veterans compared to conventional imaging (99mTc-MDP bone scan and Diagnostic CT or MRI). The primary clinical endpoint of our study is the percent of Veterans with prostate cancer in which the 18F-DCFPyL PET-CT identifies M1 disease at initial staging. Secondary Objectives: Frequency of the change in primary treatment plan after initial staging.

    at UCLA

  • 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT in Imaging Patients With Intermediate or High Risk Prostate Cancer Before Surgery

    open to eligible males

    This clinical trial studies how well 68Ga-PSMA-11 positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) works in imaging patients with intermediate or high risk prostate cancer before surgery. Diagnostic procedures, such as PET/CT scans, may help find and diagnose prostate cancer and find out how far the disease has spread.

    at UCLA

  • 68GA-PSMA-11 PET/CT Scan in Impacting Treatment Strategies for Patients With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the impact of 68GA-PSMA-11 positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) scan on treatment strategies for patients with prostate cancer. Diagnostic imaging procedures, such as 68GA-PSMA-11 PET/CT scan, may help doctors plan the best treatment for prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • A Phase 1 Study of FOR46 in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study will test the safety and efficacy of FOR46 given every 21 days to patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The name of the study drug involved in this study is: FOR46 for Injection (FOR46)

    at UCLA UCSF

  • A Pilot Study of (MR) Imaging With Pyruvate (13C) to Detect High Grade Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a pilot study evaluating pre-surgical patients with histologically confirmed localized prostate cancer who receive infusion with hyperpolarized pyruvate (13C) injection and undergo metabolic MR imaging with endorectal coil within 12 weeks of subsequent radical prostatectomy.

    at UCSF

  • A Study Evaluating MM-310 in Patients With Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    MM-310 is a liposomal formulation of a docetaxel prodrug that targets the EphA2 receptor on cancer cells. Docetaxel is an approved chemotherapeutic drug.This study is a Phase 1 open-label study of MM-310 in patients with solid tumors. In the first part of the study, MM-310 will be assessed as a monotherapy until a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is established. After an MTD of MM-310 as a monotherapy is established, an expansion cohort and MM-310 in combination with other therapies will be assessed.

    at UCSF

  • A Study for Subjects With Prostate Cancer Who Previously Participated in an Enzalutamide Clinical Study

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to collect long term safety data in subjects who are continuing to derive clinical benefit from treatment with Enzalutamide from the subjects participation in an enzalutamide clinical study sponsored by Astellas or Medivation (i.e., parent study) which has completed, at a minimum, the primary analysis or the study specified evaluation period.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of Abiraterone Acetate Plus Prednisone With or Without Abemaciclib (LY2835219) in Participants With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study is being done to see how safe and effective abemaciclib is when given together with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone in participants with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • A Study of Cetrelimab (JNJ-63723283), a Programmed Cell Death Receptor-1 (PD-1) Inhibitor, Administered in Combination With Apalutamide in Participants With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of the combination of cetrelimab, with apalutamide and to define a population of participants with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who respond to treatment with the combination of cetrelimab and apalutamide.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • A Study of Experimental Combination of Enzalutamide and Indomethacin For Recurrent or Metastatic Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    “This is a research study for patients with prostate cancer that has become resistant to first-line androgen deprivation therapy.”

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects of enzalutamide and indomethacin and to see how well they work in treating patients with prostate cancer that does not respond to treatment with hormones, has come back, or has spread from where it started to other places in the body. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using enzalutamide and indomethacin may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes and/or blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of Experimental Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (radiation treatment in a shorter amount of time) For Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with stage IIA-B prostate cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that sends x-rays directly to the tumor using smaller doses over several days and may cause less damage to normal tissue. Stereotactic body radiation therapy may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • A Study of Rucaparib in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer and Homologous Recombination Gene Deficiency

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine how patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, and evidence of a homologous recombination gene deficiency, respond to treatment with rucaparib.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of Rucaparib Versus Physician's Choice of Therapy in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer and Homologous Recombination Gene Deficiency

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine how patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, and evidence of a homologous recombination gene deficiency, respond to treatment with rucaparib versus treatment with physician's choice of abiraterone acetate, enzalutamide, or docetaxel.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of Talazoparib in Men With DNA Repair Defects and Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this international, phase 2, open-label, response rate study of talazoparib is to assess the efficacy and safety of talazoparib in men with DNA repair defects metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) who previously received taxane-based chemotherapy and progressed on at least 1 novel hormonal agent (enzalutamide and/or abiraterone acetate/prednisone).

    at UC Irvine

  • A Study of the Safety and Activity of Experimental ABBV-744 For Metastatic Prostate Cancer and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, Phase 1, dose-escalation (Segment 1) and expansion (Segment 2) study to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and the recommended phase two dose (RPTD), and to assess the safety, preliminary efficacy, and pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of ABBV-744 for participants with metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) and relapsed/refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Immunotherapy Combinations in Participants With Advanced Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, PK, PD and clinical activity of AB928 in combination with AB122 in participants with advanced malignancies.

    at UCLA

  • A Trial Comparing Cardiovascular Safety of Degarelix Versus Leuprolide in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

    open to eligible males

    The purpose of this trial is to test if a marketed drug for advanced prostate cancer (FIRMAGON) can reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications as compared to another marketed drug for advanced prostate cancer (LUPRON DEPOT) in patients with prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease.

    at UC Irvine

  • A Trial of CTT1403 for Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to find the highest dose level of study drug, CTT1403, that can be safely administered to patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    at UCSF

  • Abiraterone Acetate, Niclosamide, and Prednisone in Treating Patients With Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    “Study medicine, PDMX1001/Niclosamide combined with approved prostate cancer drugs, abiraterone and prednisone to treat prostate cancer”

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the side effects and how well abiraterone acetate, niclosamide, and prednisone work in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cells. Hormone therapy using abiraterone acetate may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes. Niclosamide is a drug that may block another signal that can cause prostate cancer cell growth. Prednisone is a drug that can help lessen inflammation. Giving abiraterone acetate, niclosamide, and prednisone may be a better treatment for patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis

  • Abiraterone/Prednisone, Olaparib, or Abiraterone/Prednisone + Olaparib in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer With DNA Repair Defects

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a biomarker preselected, randomized, open-label, multicenter, phase II study in men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Patients with tumors that have ATM, BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutations/deletions/loss of heterozygosity will be randomized in a 1:1:1 fashion to each arm. Patients with mutations in noncanonical DNA repair genes including FANCA, PALB2, RAD51, ERCC3, MRE11, NBN, MLH3, CDK12, CHEK2, HDAC2, ATR, PMS2, GEN1, MSH2, MSH6, BRIP1, or FAM175A defects will be assigned to Arm IV with single agent olaparib.

    at UCLA

  • Active Surveillance Exercise Clinical Trial

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The AS RCT study is a randomized controlled trial of 16-weeks aerobic exercise (home-based walking) vs. usual care among men with prostate cancer on active surveillance.

    at UCSF

  • Active Surveillance for Cancer of the Prostate (ASCaP)

    open to eligible males ages 30-85

    Active Surveillance (A.S.) of prostate cancer (CaP) is the systematic monitoring of men with low-risk, localized lesions, with curative treatment of those whose tumors show substantial progression. A.S. is different from Watchful Waiting (W.W.), which is the palliative treatment of men with progressive prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • An Efficacy and Safety Study of Niraparib in Men With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer and DNA-Repair Anomalies

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of niraparib in men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) repair anomalies.

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Blood Sample Collection to Evaluate Biomarkers in Subjects With Untreated Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary objective of this study is to obtain de-identified, clinically characterized, whole blood specimens to evaluate biomarkers associated with cancer for diagnostic assay development.

    at UC Irvine

  • CCRO044: Quality of Life Assessments Associated With a Physician Communication Intervention for Prostate Cancer Patients

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    A generic cancer health-related quality of life measure will be used to assess the impact of the patient-specific radiation therapy plan review using the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) quality of life questionnaire (QLQ)-C30. Patient psychosocial adjustment will be assessed by the Memorial Anxiety Scale for prostate cancer and the EORTC QLQ-C30 subdomain. Physician communication will be assessed with the UC Davis Physician Communication adapted from the Cologne Patient Questionnaire. The study will characterize the above health-related quality of life (HRQL) scores (EORTC QLQ C-30, the Memorial Anxiety Scale, and the UC Davis Physician Communication) prior to initiation of radiation (baseline), during the first week of treatment, at the end of radiation treatment (6-8 weeks following initiation of treatment), and 12 months after treatment ends.

    at UC Davis

  • CHAMP: A Randomized Controlled Trial of High-intensity Aerobic and Resistance Exercise for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This Phase II, open-label, three-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT) will investigate the effects of 12 weeks of aerobic exercise vs. 12 weeks of resistance exercise vs. usual care in men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer to determine the safety, feasibility, and tolerance of exercise; quality of life indicators, and a prognostic score.

    at UCSF

  • CPI-006 Alone and in Combination With CPI-444 and With Pembrolizumab for Patients With Advanced Cancers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase 1/1b open label, multicenter, dose-selection study of CPI-006, a Type 2 humanized IgG1 antibody inhibiting enzymatic activity of CD73 and adenosine production. This trial will study the safety, tolerability, and anti-tumor activity of CPI-006 as a single agent, in combination with CPI-444, a small molecule targeting the adenosine-A2A receptor on immune cells, and in combination with pembrolizumab, an anti-PD1 antibody against various solid tumors and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

    at UCSF

  • Diet and Exercise Interventions Among Men With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The Prostate 8-II study is a 2-year randomized controlled trial of testing different combinations of educational and supportive tools related to diet and exercise to evaluate biological, clinical, and quality of life outcomes in men choosing radical prostatectomy as treatment for prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Enzalutamide and Niclosamide in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the best dose and side effects of niclosamide when given together with enzalutamide in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has come back or has spread to other places in the body. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using enzalutamide may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes and/or blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells. Niclosamide may block signals that enhance prostate cancer cell growth. Giving enzalutamide and niclosamide may work better in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis

  • Experimental Combination of Olaparib and Radium-223 For Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer That Has Spread

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the best dose and side effects of olaparib and how well it works with radium Ra 223 dichloride in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to the bone and other places in the body. Olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Radioactive drugs, such as radium Ra 223 dichloride, may carry radiation directly to tumor cells and not harm normal cells. Giving olaparib and radium Ra 223 dichloride may work better at treating castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • Experimental M6620 & Carboplatin, With or Without Docetaxel For Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well ATR kinase inhibitor M6620 and carboplatin with or without docetaxel works in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). ATR kinase inhibitor M6620 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as carboplatin and docetaxel, 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 ATR kinase inhibitor M6620, carboplatin and docetaxel may work better in treating patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • Experimental Standard Systemic Therapy With or Without Surgery or Radiation For Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase III trial studies how well standard systemic therapy with or without definitive treatment (prostate removal surgery or radiation therapy) works in treating participants with prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Addition of prostate removal surgery or radiation therapy to standard systemic therapy for prostate cancer may lower the chance of the cancer growing or spreading.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • Gallium Ga 68-labeled PSMA-11 PET/CT in Detecting Recurrent Prostate Cancer in Patients After Initial Therapy

    open to eligible males

    This clinical trial studies how well gallium Ga 68-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-11 positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) works in detecting prostate cancer that has come back in patients after initial therapy. Diagnostic procedures, such as gallium Ga 68-labeled PSMA-11 PET/CT, may help doctors detect tumors that have come back after initial therapy.

    at UCLA

  • Gallium-68 Citrate PET Used in Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single center cross-sectional imaging study investigating the use of gallium-68 citrate PET in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are planning to undergo a metastatic tumor biopsy on protocol NCT02432001 (CC#125519). The study population will consist of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are undergoing a metastatic tumor biopsy as part of clinical protocol NCT02432001 (CC#125519), with evidence of resistance to androgen signaling inhibition. The study will involve gallium-68 PET scan obtained at single time point, followed by radiographically-guided metastatic tumor biopsy within 14 days of PET scan.

    at UCSF

  • Gallium-68 PSMA-11 PET Imaging in Prostate Cancer Patients

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    The investigators are imaging patients with prostate cancer using a new Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging agent (Ga-68-PSMA-11) in order to evaluate its ability to detect prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Hyperpolarized C-13 Pyruvate as a Biomarker in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumor Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a single center prospective imaging study investigating the utility of hyperpolarized C-13 pyruvate as a Biomarker of PI3K/mTOR pathway inhibition in patients with advanced solid tumor malignancies. The current protocol will serve as a companion imaging biomarker study paired with therapeutic trials of PI3K/mTOR pathway inhibitors (e.g. CUDC-907, BYL719), as well as a stand-alone protocol for patients treated with standard-of-care therapies inhibiting the PI3K/mTOR signaling pathway (eg. everolimus).

    at UCSF

  • Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (13C) MR Imaging in Monitoring Patients With Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the side how well hyperpolarized carbon C 13 pyruvate (HP C-13 pyruvate) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works in monitoring patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance who have not received treatment. Diagnostic procedures, such as MRI, may help visualize HP C-13 pyruvate uptake and breakdown in tumor cells.

    at UCSF

  • Hypo-fractionated Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is an observational study in which a questionnaire is used to obtain quality of life data after patients undergo a hypo-fractionated course of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for the treatment of their prostate cancer. The SBRT itself is considered standard of care for these patients and as such, is not an official component of the study.

    at UCLA

  • LEE011 (Ribociclib) in Combination With Docetaxel Plus Prednisone in mCRPC

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase Ib/II open label clinical trial in patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer. The objective of the phase Ib portion of the study is to establish the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and dose limiting toxicities (DLT) of docetaxel (75 mg/m2 IV q21 days) and prednisone (5mg orally BID) in combination with ribociclib in escalating oral daily doses in patients with metastatic CRPC with prior resistance to abiraterone and/or enzalutamide who have not undergone prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease. Up to three cohorts will be enrolled to determine the MTD and DLT profile of this combination during Phase 1b. Dose escalation will follow the standard 3+3 design. The dosing schedule is being chosen to allow patients to be exposed to the most efficacious dosing schedule of docetaxel (75 mg/m2 every 3 weeks). If there is excess toxicity observed with the treatment combination at the first dose level (dose level I), an alternative dosing schema may be pursued with weekly docetaxel treatment (35 mg/m2 weekly), which has demonstrated activity in mCRPC and decreased risk of cytopenias compared with every 3 week dosing schedule. The Phase II portion (N = 29) of the study is a single arm, two stage, open-label study of ribociclib (dosed at the RP2D) in combination with docetaxel and prednisone to determine the efficacy and further define the safety of the treatment combination. Patients will be treated with the combination of ribociclib plus docetaxel + prednisone for up to 9 cycles. If there is no evidence of radiographic or clinical disease progression after 9 cycles of protocol therapy, patients may continue on single agent maintenance ribociclib until the time of disease progression. Patients will have the option of starting maintenance ribociclib after 6 cycles of docetaxel if stable disease or better on re-staging scans. The dose of ribociclib used during maintenance will be the same dose as that immediately preceding cessation of docetaxel treatment.

    at UCSF

  • Long-term Study to Evaluate and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Favorable Intermediate Risk Localized Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 65 years and up

    This is a long-term prospective registry study to determine whether Prolaris testing in patients with favorable intermediate risk prostate cancer influences physician management decisions toward conservative treatment in patients with Prolaris low-risk scores without negatively impacting patient oncologic outcomes, thereby sparing low-risk patients from unnecessary treatments and associated side-effects.

    at UC Irvine

  • Low-Fat Diet and Fish Oil in Men on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 50-80

    This randomized phase II trial will evaluate if a low-fat diet with fish oil has the potential to delay disease progression in patients with prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance.

    at UCLA

  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging With Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (HP) (13C) in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective imaging study evaluating the utility of baseline metabolic MR imaging with Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (HP) (13C) as a predictive response biomarker to androgen signaling inhibition in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Muscadine Plus (MPX) In Men With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18-99

    This research is being done to determine if men with rising PSA after initial therapy for localized prostate cancer who display the Alanine/Alanine SOD2 genotype of MnSOD and supplement their diet with MPX have greater decrease in PSA slope following treatment compared to men that do not supplement with MPX.

    at UCSD

  • Neoadjuvant Atezolizumab With or Without Enzalutamide in Localized Prostate Cancer Given Before Radical Prostatectomy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well atezolizumab works alone or in combination with enzalutamide in treating men with localized prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as enzalutamide, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. Giving atezolizumab in combination with enzalutamide may work better in treating prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab for Patients With Advanced Rare Genitourinary Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This research study is studying a combination of drugs as a possible treatment for rare genitourinary malignancies. -The names of the study drugs involved in this study are: - Nivolumab - Ipilimumab

    at UCSD

  • Non-contrast MR Imaging for Whole Body Cancer Detection and Characterization

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study aims to learn how to improve MRIs (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) that do not require the patient to be injected with a contrast dye. Researchers expect to learn how to better find and describe tumors in patients with prostate cancer. Participants have a whole body research MRI scan within 90 days of a standard-of-care imaging procedure. The research study will collect copies of those scans to compare to the research scans as part of the study analysis. Patients who have additional standard-of-care scans within 12 months after their research scan may be asked to have a second non-contrast MRI for research within 90 days of their follow-up standard of care imaging. The whole body MRI scan will be compared to the standard-of-care scan for prostate cancer detection and to assess patient response to standard-of-care treatment.

    at UCSD

  • Pembrolizumab in Combination With Intratumoral SD-101 Therapy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a non-comparative open-label multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial combining stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and pembrolizumab with or without intratumoral SD-101 in patients with newly diagnosed hormone-naive oligometastatic prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) With or Without DNA Damage Repair Defects

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a multicenter phase 2 open label study of pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) with or without DNA damage repair defects.

    at UCSF

  • Pembrolizumab With Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Small Cell/Neuroendocrine Cancers of Urothelium or Prostate

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase Ib trial studies how well pembrolizumab works with combination chemotherapy in treating participants with small cell/neuroendocrine cancers of the urothelium or prostate that has spread to nearby tissue or lymph nodes or that has spread to other places in the body. Monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as etoposide, docetaxel, cisplatin, and carboplatin, 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 pembrolizumab with platinum-based chemotherapy may work better in treating participants with small cell/neuroendocrine cancers of the urothelium or prostate.

    at UCLA

  • Phase 1/1b Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of CPI-444 Alone and in Combination With Atezolizumab in Advanced Cancers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase 1/1b open-label, multicenter, dose-selection study of CPI-444, an oral small molecule targeting the adenosine-A2A receptor on T-lymphocytes and other cells of the immune system. This trial will study the safety, tolerability, and anti-tumor activity of CPI-444 as a single agent and in combination with atezolizumab, a PD-L1 inhibitor against various solid tumors. CPI-444 blocks adenosine from binding to the A2A receptor. Adenosine suppresses the anti-tumor activity of T cells and other immune cells.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Phase 1/2A Study of TRC253, an Androgen Receptor Antagonist, in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Patients

    open to eligible males ages 18-99

    This is a multi-center, first-in-human, open-label, Phase 1/2A dose-escalation study in which eligible patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate carcinoma (mCRPC) will receive oral doses of TRC253. The study will be conducted in 2 parts: part 1 (dose escalation) and part 2 (dose expansion).

    at UCLA

  • Pioneering Advances in Care and Education (PACE)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial evaluates the use of novel decision support educational materials and services using health coaches. The study includes men newly diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer. A 160 men will be recruited. Half of the men will receive a call from a health coach before their initial consultation visit with their urologist to review their treatment concerns and questions. The other half will receive usual care provided by the urologist, such as educational materials and services provided by the urologist.

    at UCSF

  • Platform Study for Prostate Researching Translational Endpoints Correlated to Response to Inform Use of Novel Combinations

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study is designed to evaluate multiple clinical hypotheses and mechanistically-defined combinations to evaluate the safety and efficacy of immunotherapy combinations in participants with mCRPC who have received prior secondary androgen receptor signaling inhibitor therapy (eg, abiraterone, enzalutamide, apalutamide).

    at UCSF

  • Predicting the Risk of Failure in Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18-120

    RATIONALE: Gathering information about the Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, and cancer stage from patients who have undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer may help doctors predict how patients respond to treatment and help plan the best treatment.

    PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying the Gleason score, PSA level, and cancer stage in predicting outcome in patients who have undergone radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • PROMOTE: Identifying Predictive Markers of Response for Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a tissue and blood collection protocol requiring image-guided biopsies of metastatic prostate cancer. Whenever possible, a new bone lesion or new/progressing soft tissue lesion will be chosen for biopsy as opposed to radiographically stable lesion. Patients will be enrolled in parallel into one of six possible cohorts based upon planned modality of systemic therapy following baseline tumor biopsy and/or disease features at time of study entry: (A) Androgen signaling inhibition, (B) Immunotherapy, (C) Radiotherapy, (D) Targeted Therapy/Investigational therapeutic, (E) DNA damage response pathway, or (F) Aggressive variant disease.

    at UCSF

  • ProSTAR: A Study Evaluating CPI-1205 in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a two-arm, open label Phase 1b/2 study with an oral administration of CPI-1205 in combination with either enzalutamide or abiraterone/prednisone in male patients with metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. This study is designed to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended Phase II dose (RP2D) based on safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic, and efficacy profiles of CPI-1205 in combination with either enzalutamide or abiraterone/prednisone. Following determination of MTD and RP2D will proceed to phase 2. Patients in phase 2 will receive CPI-1205 at the RP2D in combination with either enzalutamide or abiraterone/prednisone vs either enzalutamide or abiraterone/prednisone as a control arm.

    at UCLA

  • Prostate Active Surveillance Study

    open to eligible males ages 21 years and up

    The Prostate Active Surveillance Study (PASS) is a research study for men who have chosen active surveillance as a management plan for their prostate cancer. Active surveillance is defined as close monitoring of prostate cancer with the offer of treatment if there are changes in test results. This study seeks to discover markers that will identify cancers that are more aggressive from those tumors that grow slowly.

    at UCSF

  • Prostate Cancer Outcomes: An International Registry to Improve Outcomes in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer (IRONMAN)

    open to eligible males ages 21 years and up

    Our intent is to establish the International Registry to Improve Outcomes in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer (IRONMAN) as a prospective, international cohort of minimum 5,000 men with advanced cancer, including men with mHSPC and M0/M1 CRPC. The goal is to establish a population-based registry and recruit patients across academic and community practices from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom (UK), and the US. Target accrual number and number of participating sites are subject to change based on accrual, funding, and interest in participation by other international sites. This cohort study will facilitate a better understanding of the variation in care and treatment of advanced prostate cancer across countries and across academia and community based practices. Detailed data will be collected from patients at study enrollment and then during follow-up, for a minimum of three years. Patients will be followed prospectively for overall survival, clinically significant adverse events, comorbidities, changes in cancer treatments, and PROMs. PROMs questionnaires will be collected at enrollment, every three months for the first and second year then every six months. Physician Questionnaires will be collected from all participating sites at patient enrollment, time of first change in treatment and/or one year follow-up, at each subsequent change of treatment, and discontinuation of treatment. As such, this registry will help identify the treatment sequences or combinations that optimize overall survival and PROMs for men with mHSPC and M0/M1 CRPC. By collecting blood at enrollment, time of first change in treatment and/or one year follow-up (plasma, cell free DNA, buffy coat / RNA), this registry will further identify and validate molecular phenotypes of disease that predict response and resistance to specific therapeutics. Additionally, every effort will be made to collect blood specimen at each subsequent change in treatment. When feasible, existing tumor tissue may be collected for correlation with described blood based studies. All samples will be used for future research. This cohort study will provide the research community with a unique biorepository to identify biomarkers of treatment response and resistance.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA)-Based PET Imaging of High Risk Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18-100

    Background: People with prostate cancer usually have their cancer imaged with a CT scan and bone scan. They then have their prostate gland removed. Researchers want to test a scan that might predict if prostate cancer will return after this surgery. Objective: To test if a PET/CT scan before the prostate gland is removed can predict if prostate cancer will return. Also, to test if this approach is better or worse than the usual approach for prostate cancer. Eligibility: Men ages 18 and older with prostate cancer that appears to be contained within the prostate but is at risk of having spread Design: Participants will be screened with: - Medical history - Blood tests - CT and MRI scans: Participants will lie in a machine. The machine will take pictures of the body. - Bone scan Participants will have a radiotracer injected into a vein. They will have a PET/CT scan of their whole body 60 90 minutes later. During the scan, they will lie on their back and stay still. Within 60 days after the scan, participants will have surgery. This will remove the prostate gland and lymph nodes around it. Some tissue will be used for genetic testing. If the PET/CT scan suggests the cancer has spread, participants may need to have another biopsy within 60 days after the scan. After surgery, participants will have follow-up visits for 5 years. They will have 5 visits the first year and 2 the second. Then they will have visits once a year. If participants cancer returns, they will have repeat PET/CT scans.

    at UCSF

  • Radiologically Guided Biopsies of mCRPC

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to better understand how cancer treatment may affect cancer cells. The research will involve genetic, molecular, cellular, and immunologic experiments using blood and tumor specimens. It is hoped that the information gained from these studies will lead to a greater understanding of castrate-resistant prostate cancer and potentially, improvements in cancer treatment. This is a tissue collection protocol requiring image-guided biopsies of metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The investigators will focus on enrolling patients with metastatic CRPC who have progressed while receiving novel AR-targeted therapeutics such as abiraterone and enzalutamide. This population of patients was selected because resistance develops relatively rapidly following potent inhibitors of AR activity and the mechanisms of resistance have to be better understood. Without comprehensive analysis of mCRPC tumor, the investigators will never gain a full understanding of the biology driving resistance in human disease and developing rational co-targeting approaches will not be possible.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSF

  • Randomized Phase II Study of Salvage XRT + ADT +/- Abiraterone and Apalutamide for Rising PSA After RP (FORMULA-509)

    open to eligible males ages 18-95

    This research study is comparing two different combinations of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) used together with radiation as a treatment for rising PSA after radical prostatectomy (prostate cancer).

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer Undergoing Surgery

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in treating patients with prostate cancer that is likely to come back or spread (high-risk) undergoing surgery. SBRT is a type of external radiation therapy that uses special equipment to position a patient and precisely deliver radiation to tumors in the body. Delivering radiotherapy before prostatectomy by SBRT is more convenient, conformal, and may spare normal tissues better than delivering radiotherapy after prostatectomy.

    at UCLA

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Localized High-Risk Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial studies stereotactic body radiation therapy in treating patients with high-risk prostate cancer that has not spread to nearby lymph nodes or to other parts of the body. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that delivers a single, high dose of radiation directly to the tumor and may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. Studying quality of life in patients undergoing stereotactic body radiation therapy may help identify the long-term effects of treatment on patients with prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer That Have Undergone Surgery

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body and have undergone surgery. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that sends x-rays directly to the tumor using smaller doses over several days and may cause less damage to normal tissue.

    at UCLA

  • Study of HPN424 in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    An open-label, Phase 1, study of HPN424 as monotherapy to assess the safety, tolerability and PK in patients with advanced prostate cancer refractory to androgen therapy

    at UCSF

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Combination Therapies in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (MK-3475-365/KEYNOTE-365)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) combination therapy in patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). There will be four cohorts in this study: Cohort A will receive pembrolizumab + olaparib, Cohort B will receive pembrolizumab + docetaxel + prednisone, Cohort C will receive pembrolizumab + enzalutamide, and cohort D will receive pembrolizumab + abiraterone + prednisone. Outcome measures will be assessed individually for each cohort.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Docetaxel Versus Placebo Plus Docetaxel in Chemotherapy-naïve Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (MK-3475-921/KEYNOTE-921)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and docetaxel in the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have not received chemotherapy for mCRPC but have progressed on or are intolerant to Next Generation Hormonal Agent (NHA). There are two primary study hypotheses. Hypothesis 1: The combination of pembrolizumab plus docetaxel plus prednisone is superior to placebo plus docetaxel plus prednisone with respect to Overall Survival (OS). Hypothesis 2: The combination of pembrolizumab plus docetaxel plus prednisone is superior to placebo plus docetaxel plus prednisone with respect to Radiographic Progression-free Survival (rPFS) per Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG)-modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors Version 1.1 (RECIST 1.1) as assessed by blinded independent central review.

    at UCSF

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Enzalutamide Versus Placebo Plus Enzalutamide in Participants With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (MK-3475-641/KEYNOTE-641)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and enzalutamide in the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have not received chemotherapy for mCRPC, are abiraterone-naïve, or are intolerant to or progressed on abiraterone acetate. There are two primary study hypotheses. Hypothesis 1: The combination of pembrolizumab plus enzalutamide is superior to placebo plus enzalutamide with respect to Overall Survival (OS). Hypothesis 2: The combination of pembrolizumab plus enzalutamide is superior to placebo plus enzalutamide with respect to Radiographic Progression-free Survival (rPFS) per Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG)-modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors Version 1.1 (RECIST 1.1) as assessed by blinded independent central review.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Olaparib Versus Abiraterone Acetate or Enzalutamide in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (MK-7339-010/KEYLYNK-010)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of the polyadenosine 5'-diphosphoribose poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor olaparib and pembrolizumab in the treatment of participants with mCRPC who have failed to respond to either abiraterone acetate or enzalutamide (but not both) and to chemotherapy. The primary study hypotheses are that the combination of pembrolizumab plus olaparib is superior to abiraterone acetate or enzalutamide with respect to: 1. Overall Survival (OS) and 2. Radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) per Prostate Cancer Working Group (PCWG)-modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors Version 1.1 as assessed by blinded independent central review (BICR)

    at UCLA

  • Study of TAS3681 in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this trial is to investigate the safety and tolerability of TAS3681 and to find the maximum tolerated dose of TAS3681.

    at UC Davis

  • Targeted therapy directed by genetic testing in treating patients with advanced solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma

    “Will identifying genetic abnormalities in tumor cells help doctors plan better, more personalized treatment for cancer patients?”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic abnormalities (such as mutations, amplifications, or translocations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic abnormality. Identifying these genetic abnormalities first may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine UCSD

  • Testing the Effectiveness of Two Immunotherapy Drugs (Nivolumab and Ipilimumab) With One Anti-cancer Targeted Drug (Cabozantinib) for Rare Genitourinary Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well cabozantinib works in combination with nivolumab and ipilimumab in treating patients with rare genitourinary (GU) tumors that have spread to other places in the body. Cabozantinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab and ipilimumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving cabozantinib, nivolumab, and ipilimumab may work better in treating patients with genitourinary tumors that have no treatment options compared to giving cabozantinib, nivolumab, or ipilimumab alone.

    at UCLA

  • Therapeutic Effect of Cytoreductive Radical Prostatectomy in Men With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well surgical removal of the prostate and antiandrogen therapy with or without docetaxel work in treating men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Antiandrogen therapy may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as docetaxel 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. Surgery, antiandrogen therapy and docetaxel may work better in treating participants with prostate cancer.

    at UC Irvine

  • Trametinib in Treating Patients With Progressive Metastatic Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that is growing or getting worse and has spread to other parts of the body. Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UCLA

  • Trial of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT Molecular Imaging for Prostate Cancer Salvage Radiotherapy Planning [PSMA-SRT]

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    To evaluate the success rate of salvage radiation therapy (SRT) for recurrence of prostate cancer after prostatectomy with and without planning based on 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT.

    at UCLA

  • Two different types of radiotherapy, and hormone therapy for treatment of prostate cancer

    “SBRT boost (high doses of radiation to tumor ), IMRT (low radiation to normal tissues, optimal radiation to cancer cells), hormone therapy”

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    We hypothesize that Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Boost (SBRT) as a boost to the prostate following whole pelvic intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) can be delivered effectively and safely in a population of men with unfavorable intermediate and high risk localized prostate cancer. Our primary objective is to assess the feasibility and safety of a treatment strategy incorporating whole pelvic IMRT followed by an SBRT boost to the prostate with neoadjuvant, concurrent, and adjuvant androgen deprivation for a total of 28 months for men with unfavorable intermediate or high risk localized prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis

  • Use of an Experimental Drug, CC-115, With Enzalutamide in Men With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The main purpose of this study to define the good and/or bad effects of the combination of enzalutamide and CC-115 in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

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