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  • 11C-YJH08 PET Imaging for the Detection of Glucocorticoid Receptor Expression in Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies if positron emission tomography (PET) imaging using 11C-YJH08 can be useful for detecting certain cell receptor expression in tumor cells in patients with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic). 11C-YJH08 is a small-molecule radiotracer that binds to receptors on cells (glucocorticoid receptor) so that they show up better on the PET scan. Anti-hormone therapy (including enzalutamide) can cause more glucocorticoid receptors to be produced in tumor cells, which can make the tumor cells resist hormone therapies. If researchers can find a better way to detect whether glucocorticoid receptors are increasing during therapy, it may lead to more successful therapies using glucocorticoid receptor antagonists.

    at UCSF

  • 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET for the Diagnosis of Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the use of 68Ga-PSMA-11 positron emission tomography (PET) in diagnosing patients with prostate cancer that continues to grow despite the surgical removal of the testes or medical intervention to block androgen production (castration resistant), and has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). 68Ga- PSMA-11 is a new imaging agent that may help get more detailed pictures of the tumor. This trial aims to see whether using 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET scans may help doctors learn more about where disease is located in the body.

    at UCSF

  • 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT for the Diagnosis of Bone Metastases in Patients With Prostate Cancer and Biochemical Progression During Androgen Deprivation Therapy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well 68Ga-PSMA-11 positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) works in detecting the spread of cancer to the bones (bone metastasis) in patients with prostate cancer and increased PSA after treatment (biochemical recurrence) during androgen deprivation therapy. Diagnostic procedures, such as 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT, may help find and diagnose prostate cancer and find out how far the disease has spread.

    at UCLA

  • 99mTc-PSMA-I&S Biodistribution in Patients With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males

    This exploratory study conducted under the RDRC program studies the biodistribution of 99mTc-PSMA-I&S in patients with prostate cancer who undergo pelvic lymph node dissection. Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted radio-guided surgery uses the preoperative intravenous administration of a PSMA-ligand called PSMA-imaging and surgery (I&S) labeled with the gamma-emitter radioisotope Technetium-99m (99mTc). Giving 99mTc-PSMA-I&S may detect PSMA-expressing lymph nodes during surgery using a gamma probe and may help guide doctors to detect prostate cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes.

    at UCLA

  • A Parallel Arm Phase 1b/2a Study of DKN-01 as Monotherapy or in Combination With Docetaxel for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer With Elevated DKK1

    open to eligible males ages 18-100

    This is a non-randomized multi-center Phase 1b/2a dose escalation and dose expansion study involving 85-97 patients testing DKN-01 as monotherapy or in combination with docetaxel in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Patients need to be biomarker positive (Dickkopf-1 [DKK1]) either in plasma or biopsy. Other biopsies for correlative studies are encouraged but not mandatory. Pharmacokinetic (PK) testing of one pre-treatment blood sample and one post-treatment blood sample will be mandatory on Day 1 of every cycle.

    at UCSF

  • A Prospective Comparative Study of Outcomes With Proton and Photon Radiation in Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 30-85

    This study is a large, prospective, pragmatic, controlled comparison of patient-centric outcomes [quality of life (QOL), toxicity, and disease control] between parallel cohorts of men with prostate cancer treated simultaneously at proton therapy facilities and at geographically similar conventional (photon-based) radiation facilities using intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) techniques.

    at UCSD

  • A Study of a New Drug Combination to Treat Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase III trial studies whether adding apalutamide to the usual treatment improves outcome in patients with lymph node positive prostate cancer after surgery. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-ray to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgens, or male sex hormones, can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as apalutamide, may help stop or reduce the growth of prostate cancer cell growth by blocking the attachment of androgen to its receptors on cancer cells, a mechanism similar to stopping the entrance of a key into its lock. Adding apalutamide to the usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy after surgery may stabilize prostate cancer and prevent it from spreading and extend time without disease spreading compared to the usual approach.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSF

  • 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 Copanlisib Combined With Rucaparib in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single arm Phase Ib/II, open label, safety, pharmacokinetic and efficacy clinical study in adult patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Patients will be treated with the combination of copanlisib and rucaparib for as long as the patient does not have clinically significant progressive disease and/or unacceptable toxicity and/or as long as the investigator deems that the patient is benefiting from treatment. Treatment may also be stopped if the patient withdraws consent, or study termination occurs.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of Experimental Apalutamide for High‑Risk, Localized or Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine if treatment with apalutamide plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) before and after radical prostatectomy (RP) with pelvic lymph node dissection (pLND) in participants with high-risk localized or locally advanced prostate cancer results in an improvement in pathological complete response (pCR) rate and metastasis-free survival (MFS) based on conventional imaging, as compared to placebo plus ADT.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine UCLA UCSD

  • 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 M3814, Radium-223 Dichloride & Avelumab in Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the best dose of M3814 when given together with radium-223 dichloride or with radium-223 dichloride and avelumab and to see how well they work in treating patients with castrate-resistant prostate cancer that had spread to other places in the body (metastatic). M3814 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Radioactive drugs, such as radium-223 dichloride, may carry radiation directly to tumor cells and not harm normal cells. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as avelumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. This study is being done to find out the better treatment between radium-223 dichloride alone, radium-223 dichloride in combination with M3814, or radium-223 dichloride in combination with both M3814 and avelumab, to lower the chance of prostate cancer growing or spreading in the bone, and if this approach is better or worse than the usual approach for advanced prostate cancer not responsive to hormonal therapy.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • A Study of Niraparib in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone Versus Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone for the Treatment of Participants With Deleterious Germline or Somatic Homologous Recombination Repair (HRR) Gene-Mutated Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mCSPC)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of the study is to determine if the combination of niraparib with Abiraterone Acetate (AA) plus prednisone compared with AA plus prednisone in participants with deleterious germline or somatic Homologous Recombination Repair (HRR) gene-mutated Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mCSPC) provides superior efficacy in improving radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS).

    at UC Irvine UCSD

  • A Study of Nivolumab or Placebo in Combination With Docetaxel in Men With Advanced Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab with docetaxel in men with advanced castration resistant prostate cancer who have progressed after second-generation hormonal manipulation.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • A Study of Salvage Radiotherapy With or Without Enzalutamide in Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following Surgery

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Patients with post-prostatectomy PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) recurrences with aggressive disease features will receive salvage radiation therapy and standard androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) or enhanced ADT to determine if there is any improvement in progression-free survival when enhanced ADT is used compared to standard ADT.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of Tarlatamab (AMG 757) in Participants With Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    To evaluate the safety and tolerability of Tarlatamab and will determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D).

    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 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 the Experimental Medicine Niraparib for Men With High Risk Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well niraparib, when given before surgery, works in treating patients with high risk prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body (localized) and alterations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) repair pathways. Niraparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of TNB-585 in Subjects With Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Carcinoma

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase 1, open-label study evaluating the safety, clinical pharmacology and clinical activity of TNB-585, a PSMA x CD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibody, in subjects with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have received 2 or more prior lines of therapy. The study consists of 2 parts, a monotherapy dose escalation (Arm A) and a monotherapy dose expansion (Arm B). Once the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) is identified in Arm A, Arm B will be initiated to further characterize the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of the MTD/RP2D dose of TNB-585 monotherapy in subjects with mCRPC.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of XmAb®20717 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors

    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 XmAb20717, to describe safety and tolerability, to assess PK and immunogenicity, and to preliminarily assess anti-tumor activity of XmAb20717 in subjects with selected advanced solid tumors.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • A Study of XmAb®22841 Monotherapy & in Combination w/ Pembrolizumab in Subjects w/ Selected Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1, multiple dose, ascending-dose escalation study and expansion study designed to define a maximum tolerated dose and/or recommended dose of XmAb22841 monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab; to assess safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity, and anti-tumor activity of XmAb22841 monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab in subjects with select advanced solid tumors.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Trial of AMXI-5001 for Treatment in Patients With Advanced Malignancies (Cancer)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    ATLAS-101 is a Phase I/II clinical trial of AMXI-5001 in adult participants with advanced malignancies who have previously failed other therapies. The study has two phases. The purpose of Phase I (Dose Escalation) is to confirm the appropriate treatment dose and Phase II (Dose Expansion) is to characterize the safety and efficacy of AMXI-5001.

    at UC Davis UCLA

  • 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

    This phase 2, open-label, dual-center, two-arm randomized controlled trial (RCT) investigates the effects of 16 weeks of structured aerobic training, relative to usual care (print material with physical activity guidance). Prostate genomic signatures represent the functional activity of all genes in the genome and are converted into genomic risk scores which correspond to the probability of a progression event (chance of having more aggressive disease). A structured exercise program may alter the genomic risk score and improve prediction of aggressive disease.

    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

  • Adenosine Receptor Antagonist Combination Therapy for Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1b/2, open-label, multicenter platform trial to evaluate the antitumor activity and safety of etrumadenant (AB928)-based combination therapy in participants with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

  • Androgen Receptor Directed Therapy on Cognitive Function in Patients Treated With Darolutamide or Enzalutamide

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective, randomized, open-label phase II study comparing cognitive outcomes between men with non-metastatic and metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC or M0CRPC) treated with darolutamide or enzalutamide. Approximately 132 patients will be enrolled. Eligible patients will be randomized in a 1:1 fashion to treatment with enzalutamide 160 mg orally daily or darolutamide 600 mg orally twice daily, in combination with standard LHRH agonist based treatment. Cognitive assessments will be performed using modules from Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) an internationally recognized software for assessing cognitive function and impairment.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Antiandrogen Therapy and SBRT in Treating Patients With Recurrent, Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well antiandrogen therapy (leuprolide, apalutamide, and abiraterone acetate) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has come back and has spread to other parts of the body. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as leuprolide, apalutamide, and abiraterone acetate, 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. SBRT uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method can kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue. Giving antiandrogen therapy and SBRT may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • Apalutamide Plus Cetrelimab in Patients With Treatment-Emergent Small Cell Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Despite the low androgen receptor (AR) transcriptional activity of treatment-emergent small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer, there is persistent AR expression observed in the majority of treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer (t-SCNC) biopsies. This indicates that epigenetic dysregulation leads to reprogramming away from an AR-driven transcriptional program. Therefore, continuation of AR blockade in the form of apalutamide may provide additive benefit compared to immune checkpoint blockade alone. The investigators hypothesize that the combination of apalutamide plus cetrelimab will achieve a clinically significant composite response rate with sufficient durability of response in mCRPC patients with evidence of treatment-emergent small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer

    at UCSF

  • Apalutamide With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Participants With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (PILLAR)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the how well apalutamide with or without stereotactic body radiation therapy work in treating participants with castration-resistant prostate cancer. Testosterone can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using apalutamide may fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of testosterone by the tumor cells. Stereotactic body radiation therapy uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method can kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known whether giving apalutamide with or without stereotactic body radiation therapy works better in treating participants with castration-resistant cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Biomarker Monitoring of Prostate Cancer Patients With RSI MRI (ProsRSI)

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Adult male patients with high-risk, localized prostate cancer and planning to undergo radiation therapy (RT) with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) will undergo an advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examination called Restriction Spectrum Imaging (RSI-MRI) to evaluate whether RSI-MRI can predict treatment response.

    at UCSD

  • Community-Based Health Coach to Improve Access to Germline Genetic Testing Among African American Men With Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial studies barriers to genetic testing in African American men with prostate cancer and whether tailored, culturally relevant genetic testing education provided by a community-based health coach is beneficial in improving knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of genetic testing. Information gained from this study, may help researchers better understand and learn more about how to increase access to germline genetic testing in underrepresented populations.

    at UCSF

  • CPI-006 Alone and in Combination With Ciforadenant 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, dose escalation and dose expansion study of CPI-006, a humanized monoclonal antibody (mAb) targeting the CD73 cell-surface ectonucleotidase in adult subjects with select advanced cancers. CPI-006 will be evaluated as a single agent, in combination with ciforadenant (an oral adenosine 2A receptor antagonist), in combination with pembrolizumab (an anti-PD1 antibody), and in combination with ciforadenant and pembrolizumab.

    at UCSF

  • Diet and Exercise Interventions Among Men With Prostate Cancer (Prostate 8-II)

    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

  • Early Prostate Cancer: Predicting Treatment Response

    open to eligible males ages 18-90

    This study will replicate/validate the risk prediction model developed for the Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Surgery and Radiation (CEASAR) study in a more diverse patient population to assess generalizability of the model as well as evaluate the relative contribution of the Decipher Prostate Cancer Test and ProstateNext Test from Ambry Genetics, to the risk prediction model for estimating treatment outcomes, and thereby improve personalization of treatment options.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • Effect of Androgen Receptor Signaling Inhibitors on 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT Imaging in Patients With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This trial studies the effect of androgen receptor signaling inhibitors on 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT imaging in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Diagnostic procedures, such as 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT, may help in learning how well androgen receptor signaling inhibitors work in killing castration-resistant prostate cancer cells and allow doctors to plan better treatment.

    at UCLA

  • 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 (metastatic). PARPs are proteins that help repair DNA mutations. PARP inhibitors, such as olaparib, can keep PARP from working, so tumor cells can't repair themselves, and they may stop growing. 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 help treat patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • Experimental PET Imaging Scans Before Cancer Surgery to Study the Amount of PET Tracer Accumulated in Normal and Cancer Tissues

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies a new imaging technique called FAPi PET/CT to determine where and to which degree the FAPI tracer (68Ga-FAPi-46) accumulate in normal and cancer tissues in patients with non-prostate cancer. The research team also want to know whether what they see on PET/CT images represents the tumor tissue being excised from the patient's body. The research team is also interested to investigate another new imaging technique called PSMA PET/CT. Participants will be invited to undergo a second PET/CT scan, with the PSMA tracer (68Ga-PSMA-11). This is not required but just an option for volunteer patients. Patients can decide to have only the FAPI PET/CT scan. The PET/CT scanner combines the PET and the CT scanners into a single device. This device combines the anatomic (body structure) information provided by the CT scan with the metabolic information obtained from the PET scan. PET is an established imaging technique that utilizes small amounts of radioactivity attached to very minimal amounts of, in the case of this research, 68Ga-PSMA-11 and 68Ga-FAPi. Because some cancers take up 68Ga-PSMA-11 and/or 68Ga-FAPi it can be seen with PET. CT utilizes x-rays that traverse the body from the outside. CT images provide an exact outline of organs where it occurs in patient's body. FAP stands for Fibroblast Activation Protein. FAP is produced by cells that surround tumors. The function of FAP is not well understood but imaging studies have shown that FAP can be detected with FAPI PET/CT. Imaging FAP with FAPI PET/CT may in the future provide additional information about various cancers. PSMA stands for Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen. This name is incorrect as PSMA is also found in many other cancers. The function of PSMA is not well understood but imaging studies have shown that PSMA can be detected with PET in many non-prostate cancers. Imaging FAP with PET/CT may in the future provide additional information about various cancers.

    at UCLA

  • 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

  • Extremely Hypofractionated Intensity Modulated Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer With Rising PSA After Radical Prostatectomy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial investigates the effect of extremely hypofractionated intensity modulated stereotactic body radiotherapy in treating patients with prostate cancer that has rising prostate specific antigen (PSA) after radical prostatectomy. Stereotactic body radiation therapy uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method may kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue. Hypofractionated radiation therapy delivers higher doses of radiation therapy over a shorter period of time and may kill more tumor cells and have fewer side effects.

    at UCLA

  • First-in-human Study of CCW702 in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    CCW702 is an investigational immunotherapy for prostate cancer. This is a two-part, first-in-human study to assess the safety and tolerability of CCW702 administered subcutaneously to patients with metastatic, castration resistant prostate cancer. In part I, patients will receive ascending dosages of CCW702 with the goal to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of CCW702. In part II of the study, patients will be given the recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) evaluating two regimens of CCW702 to determine which regimen is most efficacious. The study will also assess the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of CCW702.

    at UCSD

  • FOR46 in Combination With Enzalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1b/2 study evaluating FOR46 in combination with enzalutamide in patients with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) after prior progression on abiraterone. FOR46 is designed to target and bind to CD46, a transmembrane cellular protein expressed at moderate or high levels in numerous cancer types. The investigators hypothesize that the combination of FOR46 plus enzalutamide will achieve a clinically significant composite response rate with sufficient durability of response in mCRPC patients.

    at UCSF

  • 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

  • Germline DNA-Based Radiosensitivity Biomarker Influence on Toxicity Following Prostate Radiotherapy, GARUDA Trial

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This trial studies the changes in long-term physician-scored genitourinary toxicity achieved in prostate cancer patients eligible for stereotactic radiation therapy when both patients and physicians have access to convincing but non-validated germline signature that can characterize patients as having a low or high risk of developing toxicity after radiation therapy. The information learned from this study may guide patients' and physicians' decisions on radiotherapy fractionation.

    at UCLA

  • High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Prostate Adenocarcinoma

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial investigates the effect of high dose-rate brachytherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy in treating patients with prostate adenocarcinoma. Brachytherapy, also known as internal radiation therapy, uses radioactive material placed directly into or near a tumor to kill tumor cells. Stereotactic body radiation therapy uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method may kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue.

    at UCLA

  • 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

  • Image-Guided (68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT) Prostate Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer in Men With Prior Negative/Inconclusive Biopsy

    open to eligible males ages 18-90

    This early phase I trial studies how well an image-guided prostate biopsy using the imaging agent 68Ga-prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-11 with a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan works in diagnosing prostate cancer in men with a prior negative or inconclusive prostate biopsy. PSMA is a protein that is found on the surface of prostate cancer cells. 68Ga-PSMA-11 is made up of a substance that binds to PSMA on tumor cells, linked with a radioactive substance that can then be seen on imaging scans such as PET/CT. 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT-guided biopsy may help improve the detection rate of prostate cancer. This may help reduce over-diagnosis and over-treatment in men with low-risk prostate cancer and under-treatment in men with high-risk prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • Immunotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Cancers and CDK12 Mutations

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will attempt to determine the efficacy of checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab combination therapy followed by nivolumab monotherapy in patients with metastatic prostate cancer harboring loss of CDK12 function.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Integrating Quantitative MRI and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Prostate Cancer Classification

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This study evaluates how new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and artificial intelligence techniques improve the image quality and quantitative information for future prostate MRI exams in patients with suspicious of confirmed prostate cancer. The MRI and artificial intelligence techniques developed in this study may improve the accuracy in diagnosing prostate cancer in the future using less invasive techniques than what is currently used.

    at UCLA

  • International Registry for 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

  • Leveraging Technology to Achieve Equity for Men With Prostate Cancer on Androgen Deprivation Therapy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This clinical trial studies a digital platform, the supportive therapy in androgen deprivation (STAND-T), in achieving equity for men undergoing treatment with androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. STAND-T is a digital platform that provides prostate health information, evidence-based materials and resources. STAND-T may help improve health, address symptoms, and promote equity in men with prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • MENCORE-2: Audio Recordings to Improve Decision-making in Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a single-arm hybrid implementation trial of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) involving a clinician-prompted, patient-administered mobile app tailored for consultation audio recordings.

    at UCSF

  • MGC018 With or Without MGA012 in Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK) pharmacodynamics and preliminary antitumor activity of MGC018 administered alone and in combination with MGA012 in patients with advanced solid tumors.

    at UCLA

  • Micro-Ultrasound for the Detection and Localization of Prostate Cancer Tumors in Patients Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This trial studies the ability of micro-ultrasound to detect and characterize prostate cancer tumors in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy (removal of the entire prostate and some of the tissue around it). Usually multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging is used for the detection and targeted therapy of prostate cancer, but its accuracy remains imperfect. Micro-ultrasound may be superior as it provides real-time tumor visualization which may simplify and improve prostate cancer targeted therapy. This may also reduce the need for and substantial costs of radical prostatectomy.

    at UCLA

  • 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-Based Combination Therapy in Men With Localized Prostate Cancer Prior to 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 etrumadenant or tocilizumab 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. IL-6 is expressed by prostate cancer and within the tumor microenvironment and shown to enhance prostate cancer and disease progression. Treatment with an anti-IL-6 antibody such as tocilizumab may inhibit cancer progression. Giving atezolizumab in combination with etrumadenant or tocilizumab may work better in treating prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Niraparib With Standard Combination Radiation Therapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Treating Patients With High Risk Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the side effects and best dose of niraparib, and to see how well it works in combination with standard of care radiation therapy and hormonal therapy (androgen deprivation therapy) in treating patients with prostate cancer that has a high chance of coming back (high risk). Niraparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Adding niraparib to the usual treatments of radiation therapy and hormonal therapy may lower the chance of prostate cancer growing or returning.

    at UC Davis

  • Nivolumab + Docetaxel + ADT in mHSPC Patients With DDRD or Inflamed Tumors

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This research study is studying a combination of hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy as a possible treatment for metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. The names of the study drugs involved in this study are: - Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) with a drug of your physician's choice. This may include leuprolide (Lupron), goserelin acetate (Zoladex), or degarelix (Firmagon). - Docetaxel - Nivolumab

    at UCSD

  • 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 among four cohorts, bladder or upper tract carcinoma with variant histology, adrenocortical carcinoma, other rare genitourinary carcinomas and any genitourinary carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation. Given preliminary results, the study is being tested in additional patients with bladder or upper tract carcinoma with variant histology at this time while the adrenocortical carcinoma, other rare genitourinary malignancies arms have closed to accrual -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

  • P-PSMA-101 CAR-T Cells in the Treatment of Subjects With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) and Advanced Salivary Gland Cancers (SGC)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    An open-label, multi-center, single and cyclic ascending dose study of P-PSMA-101 autologous CAR-T cells in patients with mCRPC and SGC.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Pembrolizumab +/- SD-101 in Hormone-Naïve Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer With RT and iADT

    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 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

  • PET Imaging Study of 89Zr-DFO-YS5

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    CD46 is an exciting new therapeutic target in prostate cancer, with the antibody drug conjugate FOR46 under investigation in phase I clinical trials. The hypothesis of the study is that CD46 expression, measured via our novel imaging biomarker, is a characteristic feature of mCRPC, and particularly common in the most lethal forms of the disease including adenocarcinoma and Small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SCNC). These data will provide crucial information about the feasibility of targeting cluster of differentiation 46 (CD46) in mCRPC, will be used guide the development of novel therapeutic and theranostic agents, to help develop treatments that improve outcomes for men with the most lethal forms of prostate cancer.

    at UCSF

  • Pharmacokinetics of IA and IV Ga68-PSMA-11 Infusion

    open to eligible males ages 18-75

    Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) agents have shown promise in detecting and treating prostate cancer. Gallium-68-labeled PSMA-11 (68Ga-PSMA-11) is a radioactive agent that binds to prostate cancer cells and can be imaged using positron emission tomography (PET) scanners that detect radioactivity in the body. This early phase I study will use PET to determine if delivering 68Ga-PSMA-11 directly into the prostatic artery (intra-arterial (IA) administration) results in greater uptake in the prostate than delivering 68Ga-PSMA-11 into a vein in the arm (intravenous (IV) administration).

    at UCSF

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

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This pilot clinical trial studies how well magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) with hyperpolarized carbon C13 pyruvate works in finding prostate cancer that exhibits poorly differentiated or undifferentiated cells (high-grade) and that is restricted to the site of origin, without evidence of spread (localized) in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. Diagnostic procedures, such as MRSI with hyperpolarized carbon C13 pyruvate, may aid in the diagnosis of prostate cancer and in discriminating high-grade from low-grade prostate cancer and benign adjacent prostate tissue

    at UCSF

  • Pivotal Study of MRI-guided Transurethral Ultrasound Ablation in Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 45-80

    A prospective, multi-center, single-arm study, planned in 150 patients. The primary objective of the study is to further evaluate the safety and efficacy of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided transurethral ultrasound therapy system (TULSA-PRO) intended to ablate prostate tissue of patients with localized, organ-confined prostate cancer.

    at UCLA

  • 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

  • PROMOTE: Identifying Predictive Markers of Response for Genitourinary 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 and other genitourinary malignancies including renal cell carcinoma and urothelial carcinoma. 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 into one of several parallel cohorts based upon disease status or type and the planned systemic therapy following baseline tumor biopsy: (A) Androgen signaling inhibition, (B) Immunotherapy, (C) Radiotherapy, (D) Targeted Therapy/Investigational therapeutic, (E) DNA damage response pathway, (F) Aggressive variant disease, (G1) Castration-sensitive ADT naïve and ADT < 3 months), or (G2) Castration-sensitive pre-treated with sub-optimal PSA nadir >0.2 ng/ml, (R) metastatic renal cell carcinoma and metastatic and (U) urothelial carcinoma.

    at UCSF

  • Prospective Exploratory Study of FAPi PET/CT in Prostate Cancer With Histopathology Validation

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This exploratory study investigates how a new imaging technique called FAPI PET/CT can determine where and to which degree the FAPI tracer (68Ga-FAPi-46) accumulates in normal and cancer tissues in patients with prostate cancer. Because some cancers take up 68Ga-FAPi-46 it can be seen with PET. FAP stands for Fibroblast Activation Protein. FAP is produced by cells that surround tumors. The function of FAP is not well understood but imaging studies have shown that FAP can be detected with FAPI PET/CT. Imaging FAP with FAPI PET/CT may in the future provide additional information about various cancers including prostate cancer.

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

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    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

  • Safety and Efficacy of Therapies for Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

    open to eligible males ages 18-99

    This is a master protocol designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of investigational therapies in participants with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

    at UC Irvine UCSF

  • Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Efficacy of Acapatamab in Subjects With mCRPC

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    A phase 1 study evaluating the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of prostate specific membrane antigen half-life extended bispecific T-cell engager acapatamab in subjects with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, and to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D).

    at UCLA

  • Stereotactic Boost and Long-Term Androgen Deprivation for Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

    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

  • Study Evaluating mCRPC Treatment Using PSMA [Lu-177]-PNT2002 Therapy After Second-line Hormonal Treatment

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of [Lu-177]-PNT2002 in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have progressed following treatment with androgen receptor axis-targeted therapy (ARAT).

    at UC Irvine

  • Study of AMG 509 in Subjects With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Evaluate the safety and tolerability of AMG 509 in adult subjects and determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D).

    at UCSF

  • Study of HPN424 in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    An open-label, Phase 1/2a, 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 I-131-1095 Radiotherapy in Combination With Enzalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Who Are Chemotherapy Naive and Have Progressed on Abiraterone

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This is a multicenter, randomized, controlled, phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of I-131-1095 radiotherapy in combination with enzalutamide compared to enzalutamide alone in participants with prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-avid metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have progressed on abiraterone. Participants must be chemotherapy-naive and must be ineligible or refuse to receive taxane-based chemotherapy at time of study entry. PSMA-avidity will be determined by central imaging review based on assessment of 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT imaging during screening. Eligible participants meeting the PSMA-avidity criteria will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to receive either I-131-1095 in combination with enzalutamide (80 participants) or enzalutamide alone (40 participants). An interim analysis for efficacy will be performed after a minimum of 48 evaluable participants have PSA data for at least three months following the first dose of randomized treatment. All participants will be followed for efficacy, safety assessments, survival status, adverse events of special interest, and new anti-cancer therapy for at least one year or to the end of the study (whichever is later) following the first dose of randomized treatment. Safety data will be monitored by an independent Data Monitoring Committee and the sponsor.

    at UCLA

  • Study of NGM120 in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors and Pancreatic Cancer Using Combination Therapy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Study of NGM120 in subjects with advanced solid tumors and pancreatic cancer.

    at UCLA

  • 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 nine cohorts in this study: Cohort A will receive pembrolizumab + olaparib, Cohort B will receive pembrolizumab + docetaxel + prednisone, Cohort C will receive pembrolizumab + enzalutamide, Cohort D will receive pembrolizumab + abiraterone + prednisone Cohort E will receive pembrolizumab+lenvatinib, Cohort F will receive pembrolizumab+lenvatinib, Cohort G will receive pembrolizumab/vibostolimab coformulation (MK-7684A), Cohort H will receive pembrolizumab/vibostolimab coformulation, and Cohort I will receive pembrolizumab+carboplatin+etoposide in Arm 1 and carboplatin+etoposide in Arm 2. Outcome measures will be assessed individually for each cohort.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Seribantumab in Adult Patients With NRG1 Gene Fusion Positive Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study is an open-label, international, multi-center, Phase 2 study in adult patients with recurrent, locally-advanced or metastatic solid tumors, which harbor the NRG1 gene fusion.

    at UC Irvine

  • 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

  • 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

  • To Evaluate if Green Tea Can be Effective in Reducing the Progression of Prostate Cancer in Men on Close Monitoring

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well green tea catechins work in preventing progression of prostate cancer from a low risk stage to higher risk stages in men who are on active surveillance. Green tea catechins may stabilize prostate cancer and lower the chance of prostate growing.

    at UCSF

  • Treatment With Nivolumab and Ipilimumab or Nivolumab Alone According to the Percentage of Tumoral CD8 Cells in Advanced Metastatic Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, exploratory study to evaluate nivolumab with or without ipilimumab based on percentage of tumoral CD8 cells at the time of treatment in participants with varying advanced solid tumors. Participants who have a tumor with ≥ 15% CD8 cells (classified as CD8 high) will receive nivolumab monotherapy, and participants who have a tumor with < 15% CD8 cells (classified as CD8 low) will receive ipilimumab in combination with nivolumab.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Trial of ARV-110 in Patients With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    Phase 1/2 dose escalation study to assess the safety and tolerability of ARV-110 in men with mCRPC who have progressed on prior approved systemic therapies for their castrate resistant disease (one of which must be enzalutamide or abiraterone).

    at UCLA

  • Two Studies for Patients With High Risk Prostate Cancer Testing Less Intense Treatment for Patients With a Low Gene Risk Score ...

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

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase III trial compares less intense hormone therapy and radiation therapy to usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy in treating patients with high risk prostate cancer and low gene risk score. This trial also compares more intense hormone therapy and radiation therapy to usual hormone therapy and radiation therapy in patients with high risk prostate cancer and high gene risk score. Apalutamide may help fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells. Radiation therapy uses high energy rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving a shorter hormone therapy treatment may work the same at controlling prostate cancer compared to the usual 24 month hormone therapy treatment in patients with low gene risk score. Adding apalutamide to the usual treatment may increase the length of time without prostate cancer spreading as compared to the usual treatment in patients with high gene risk score.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • ZEN-3694, Enzalutamide, and Pembrolizumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial investigates how well ZEN-3694, enzalutamide, and pembrolizumab work in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). ZEN-3694 blocks the expression of the MYC gene to prevent cellular growth in certain types of tumors, including castrate resistant prostate cancer. Enzalutamide has been shown to block testosterone from reaching prostate cancer cells by binding to a receptor on prostate cancer cells, called androgen receptors. This works similar to a lock and key. When enzalutamide (key) inserts into the androgen receptor (lock) testosterone cannot attach to the androgen receptor, which slows the growth of tumor cells and may cause them to shrink. Pembrolizumab is a monoclonal antibody (proteins that can protect the body from foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses) designed to block a specific control switch which may be activated by tumor cells to overcome the body's natural immune system defenses. It also enhances the activity of the body's immune cells against tumor cells. The purpose of this study is to find out the effects ZEN-3694, enzalutamide, and pembrolizumab on patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have previously experienced disease progression.

    at UCSF

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