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Skin Cancer/Melanoma clinical trials at UC Cancer
48 research studies open to eligible people

  • A Dose Escalation and Cohort Expansion Study of CD122-Biased Cytokine (NKTR-214) in Combination With Anti-PD-1 Antibody (Nivolumab) or in Combination With Nivolumab and Anti-CTLA4 Antibody (Ipilimumab) in Patients With Select Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    In this four part study, NKTR-214 will be administered in combination with nivolumab in Parts 1 & 2, and with nivolumab and ipilimumab in Parts 3 & 4. In Part 1, the safety, efficacy and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of NKTR-214 in combination with nivolumab will be determined. In Part 2, the clinical benefit, safety, and tolerability of combining NKTR-214 with nivolumab at the RP2D in select patients with Melanoma, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Urothelial Carcinoma, or Triple Negative Breast Cancer. In Part 3, the safety, efficacy and RP2D of NKTR-214 in combination with nivolumab and ipilimumab will be determined. In Part 4, the clinical benefit, safety, and tolerability of the triplet combination will be evaluated in select patients with RCC or NSCLC. All three drugs target the immune system and may act synergistically to promote anti-cancer effects.

    at UCLA

  • A Dose-Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of IPI-549

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This dose-escalation study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of IPI-549 monotherapy and IPI-549 in combination with nivolumab in subjects with advanced solid tumors.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Personal Cancer Vaccine (NEO-PV-01) and APX005M or Ipilimumab With Nivolumab in Patients With Advanced Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the NEO-PV-01 vaccine, either with APX005M or ipilimumab, and nivolumab is safe for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic melanoma. The study will also investigate an alternative schedule for the administration of the NEO-PV-01 vaccine. Study interventions will be assessed by both clinical and immune responses to treatment.

    at UCLA

  • A Phase 1b Dose Escalation/Expansion Study of Abexinostat in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumor Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the best dose and side effects of abexinostat and how well it works with given together with pembrolizumab in treating participants with microsatellite instability (MSI) solid tumors that have spread to other places in the body. Abexinostat may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving abexinostat and pembrolizumab may work better in treating participants with solid tumors.

    at UCSF

  • A Phase 2 Study of NIR178 in Combination With PDR001 in Patients With Solid Tumors and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this phase 2 study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of NIR178 in combination with PDR001 in multiple solid tumors and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and further explore schedule variations of NIR178 to optimize immune activation through inhibition of A2aR.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of an Experimental Combination of Injections and Radiation Therapy for Advanced Stage Solid Tumors

    “This study is being done to test a new therapy for advanced stage solid tumor cancers involving a combination of radiation and injections.”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase I/II study that will evaluate the safety and toxicity of this combinatorial approach. Eligible patients >18 years of age with histologically proven metastatic NSCLC, melanoma, RCC, or HNSCC who have failed PD-1 / PD-L1 checkpoint blockade therapy will be enrolled. Patients must have a candidate treatment lesion (subcutaneous, nodal, or visceral) accessible and safe for radiotherapy and serial intralesional injections as specified by the protocol. They must also have at least one target lesion (distinct from treatment lesion and outside of treatment lesion radiation field) evaluable for response by RECIST. This study will consist of a phase I dose escalation using a standard 3+3 design to determine safety and MTD of intralesional IL-2 which will be dose escalated in conjunction with standard fixed doses of RT and Pembrolizumab. At the MTD there will be a phase II dose expansion which will incorporate a simon-two stage design to assess efficacy and safety. Patients will receive pembrolizumab and intralesional IL-2 in combination with hypofractionated radiotherapy.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of IMO-2125 in Combination With Ipilimumab Versus Ipilimumab Alone in Subjects With Anti-PD-1 Refractory Melanoma (ILLUMINATE-301)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A Phase 3 comparison of ipilimumab with and without IMO-2125 in advanced melanoma

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study of LGK974 in Patients With Malignancies Dependent on Wnt Ligands

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This primary purpose of this study is to find the recommended dose of LGK974 as a single agent and in combination with PDR001 that can be safely given to adult patients with selected solid malignancies for whom no effective standard treatment is available.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of NKTR-214 Combined With Nivolumab vs Nivolumab Alone in Participants With Previously Untreated Inoperable or Metastatic Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 12 years and up

    The purpose of the study is to test the effectiveness (how well the drug works), safety, and tolerability of the investigational drug called NKTR-214, when combined with nivolumab versus nivolumab given alone in participants with previously untreated melanoma skin cancer that is either unable to be surgically removed or has spread

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study of RO7198457 as a Single Agent and in Combination With Atezolizumab in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1a/1b, open-label, multicenter, global, dose-escalation study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, immune response, and pharmacokinetics of RO7198457 as a single agent and in combination with atezolizumab (MPDL3280A, an engineered anti-programmed death-ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody).

    at UCSF

  • A Study of the Experimental Combination of Dabrafenib, Trametinib, and Navitoclax For BRAF Mutant Melanoma or Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of dabrafenib, trametinib, and navitoclax and to see how well they work in treating patients with BRAF mutant melanoma or solid tumors that have spread to other parts of the body or cannot be removed by surgery. Dabrafenib, trametinib, and navitoclax may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    at UC Davis

  • 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

  • Anti-SEMA4D Monoclonal Antibody VX15/2503 With Nivolumab or Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Stage III or IV Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This randomized pilot phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of anti-SEMA4D monoclonal antibody VX15/2503 when given together with nivolumab or ipilimumab in treating patients with stage III or IV melanoma. Monoclonal antibodies, such as anti-SEMA4D monoclonal antibody VX15/2503, nivolumab, and ipilimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

    at UCLA

  • Basket Study of Entrectinib (RXDX-101) for the Treatment of Patients With Solid Tumors Harboring NTRK 1/2/3 (Trk A/B/C), ROS1, or ALK Gene Rearrangements (Fusions)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, multicenter, global Phase 2 basket study of entrectinib (RXDX-101) for the treatment of patients with solid tumors that harbor an NTRK1/2/3, ROS1, or ALK gene fusion. Patients will be assigned to different baskets according to tumor type and gene fusion.

    at UC Irvine UCSD UCSF

  • Clinical Study of CMP-001 in Combination With Pembrolizumab or as a Monotherapy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will be conducted in two parts: Part 1 will be conducted using a Dose Escalation and Expansion design. The Part 1 Dose Escalation Phase of this study will identify a safe and tolerable dose to be further evaluated in the Part 1 Dose Expansion phase. Part 2 of the study will be conducted in parallel with the Part 1 Dose Expansion Phase and will evaluate the safety and efficacy of CMP-001 when administered as a monotherapy.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Cytogenetic Study of Ocular Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Patients who are diagnosed with choroidal melanoma and undergo I-125 plaque or enucleation surgery consent to participate in the study. A tumor sample taken during surgery is studied in the lab for genetic features. These features and features of subjects' clinical course are recorded. Analysis of the data may identify genetic features that are indicative of prognostic factors including risk of metastasis.

    at UCLA

  • Dabrafenib and Trametinib Followed by Ipilimumab and Nivolumab or Ipilimumab and Nivolumab Followed by Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV BRAFV600 Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well initial treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by dabrafenib and trametinib works and compares it to initial treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib followed by ipilimumab and nivolumab in treating patients with stage III-IV melanoma that contains a mutation known as BRAFV600 and cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Dabrafenib and trametinib may block tumor growth by targeting the BRAFV600 gene. It is not yet known whether treating patients with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by dabrafenib and trametinib is more effective than treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib followed by ipilimumab and nivolumab.

    at UCLA

  • Determining how melanoma interacts with the immune system

    “A study of the immune systems interaction with melanoma”

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    The aim of this study is to study T-cells. Blood will be collected and the samples will be used to generate T cell clones. Two separate blood draws will be required at the maximum.

    at UC Davis

  • Diagnostic Imaging Study for the Melanoma Advanced Imaging Dermatoscope (mAID)

    open to eligible people ages 18-80

    The purpose of this study is to calculate the sensitivity and specificity of a novel imaging device and associated software algorithm in detecting early stage melanoma versus nevi of the skin. The instrument, which was invented by the PI, for the purposes of this study, will be loaned to three external (to Rockefeller) institutions and used on patients who are scheduled for biopsy of pigmented lesions. The purpose of correlating the output screening result of the novel device and the output diagnosis of the gold standard histology analysis procedure is so that these two diagnoses can be compared to generate the number of true positives, true negatives, false positives and false negatives for the novel device. The purpose of disseminating the device to the external institutions is to achieve the appropriate power such that the specificity can be evaluated at 99% sensitivity. The rationale for the power needed in the study is that in order to be clinically useful, the device needs to be extremely sensitive (i.e. 99%) because false negative diagnosis is a dangerous situation, leading to potential progression of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • Expressing Personalized Tumor Antigens Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 1, open-label, multicenter study of ADXS-NEO administered alone and in combination with pembrolizumab in subjects with select advanced or metastatic solid tumors. This study will be performed in 2 phases, a safety phase (Part A and Part B) and an efficacy phase (Part C).

    at UCLA

  • FT500 as Monotherapy and in Combination With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    FT500 is an off-the-shelf, iPSC-derived NK cell product that can bridge innate and adaptive immunity, and has the potential to overcome multiple mechanisms of immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) resistance. The preclinical data provide compelling evidence supporting the clinical investigation of FT500 as monotherapy and in combination with ICI in subjects with advanced solid tumors.

    at UCSD

  • High Dose IL-2 in Combination With Anti-PD-1 to Overcome Anti-PD-1 Resistance in Metastatic Melanoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary objective of this single arm phase 2 trial is to assess the response rate [complete response (CR) + partial response (PR)] of combined nivolumab and HD IL-2 in subjects with metastatic melanoma and renal cell carcinoma. Response will be performed after each course of nivolumab and IL-2 using RECIST 1.1. Patients will be treated for one course past best response for a maximum of 3 courses.

    at UCSD

  • Ipilimumab With or Without Nivolumab in Treating Patients With Melanoma That Is Stage IV or Stage III and Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well ipilimumab with or without nivolumab work in treating patients with melanoma that is stage IV or stage III and cannot be removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • Nivolumab With or Without Ipilimumab in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors or Sarcomas

    open to eligible people ages 12 months to 30 years

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of nivolumab when given with or without ipilimumab to see how well they work in treating younger patients with solid tumors or sarcomas that have come back (recurrent) or do not respond to treatment (refractory). 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. It is not yet known whether nivolumab works better alone or with ipilimumab in treating patients with recurrent or refractory solid tumors or sarcomas.

    at UCSF

  • Optical Coherence Tomography of Retinal Abnormalities Associated With Choroidal Nevus, Choroidal Melanoma and Choroidal Melanoma Treated With Iodine-125 Brachytherapy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    During regularly scheduled appointments, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is performed on consented subjects. The OCT is a new type of camera that takes very detailed pictures inside of the eye and deeper into eye tissues. Optical Coherence Tomography imaging of intraocular tumors may lead to improved diagnosis and monitoring of tumors within the eye.

    at UCLA

  • Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Desmoplastic Melanoma That Can or Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This pilot phase II trial studies how well pembrolizumab works in treating patients with desmoplastic melanoma (DM) that can or cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Monoclonal antibodies, like pembrolizumab, may block specific proteins which may strengthen the immune system and control tumor growth.

    at UCLA

  • Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With HIV and Relapsed, Refractory, or Disseminated Malignant Neoplasms

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the side effects of pembrolizumab in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and malignant neoplasms that have come back (relapsed), do not respond to treatment (refractory), or have distributed over a large area in the body (disseminated). Monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may block tumor or cancer growth in different ways by targeting certain cells. It may also help the immune system kill cancer cells.

    at UCSF

  • Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV High-Risk Melanoma Before and After Surgery

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how pembrolizumab works before and after surgery in treating patients with stage III-IV high-risk melanoma. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving pembrolizumab before and after surgery may work better in treating melanoma.

    at UC Irvine

  • PET Imaging of the Immune System Using Analog Probes

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The goal of this proposal is to assess the biodistribution of 18F-Clofarabine, a new tracer developed for use in PET/CT scans. The investigator's hypothesis is this tracer will allow for imaging immune activation in patients with melanoma before and after treatment with immunotherapy. A maximum of 10 subjects are intended to be included in this study. Each subject will undergo a maximum of two 18F-Clofarabine PET/CT scans, with each visit taking up to 4 hours. The first visit will be prior to the first cycle of immunotherapy treatment, and the second scan will take place 2-4 weeks after the immunotherapy treatment has started. Prior to the PET scan an IV line will be placed. Blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen and ECG will be obtained. Then the 18F-Clofarabine will be injected and the PET/CT scan acquisition started. After a maximum of 120 min of scanning, subjects will undergo again blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen and ECG.

    at UCLA

  • Pharmacokinetic Drug-drug Interaction Study of Encorafenib and Binimetinib on Probe Drugs in Patients With BRAF V600-mutant Melanoma or Other Advanced Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, 3-arm, fixed-sequence study to evaluate the effect of single and multiple oral doses of encorafenib in combination with binimetinib on the single oral dose pharmacokinetics (PK) of cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzyme probe substrates using a probe cocktail, on an organic anion-transporting polypeptide/breast cancer resistance protein (OATP/BCRP) substrate using rosuvastatin and on a CYP2B6 substrate using bupropion. The effect of multiple oral doses of the moderate cytochrome P450 (CYP) inhibitor modafinil on encorafenib in combination with binimetinib will also be assessed. The study will have 2 treatment phases, a drug-drug interaction (DDI) phase followed by a post-DDI phase.

    at UC Irvine

  • 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 1B Study Evaluating Alternative Routes of Administration of CMP-001 in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Participants With Advanced Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    CMP-001-002 is a Phase 1b study of CMP-001 administered to participants with advanced melanoma who are either receiving pembrolizumab, or who have previously received an anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (anti-PD-1)/programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) therapy for advanced melanoma, and who have not responded (that is, immunotherapy resistant). This study will be conducted in two parts: Part 1 will consist of a Dose Escalation Phase and a Dose Expansion Phase - Dose Escalation Phase will be conducted to assess and identify a recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of CMP-001 for subcutaneous (SC) administration - The Dose Expansion Phase is intended to further characterize the safety, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary evidence of antitumor activity of the RP2D of CMP-001 administered SC in combination with pembrolizumab Part 2 will assess the safety and preliminary evidence of antitumor activity of CMP-001, administered both SC and intratumoral (IT) when given in combination with pembrolizumab. Participants will continue treatment with CMP-001 in combination with pembrolizumab as long as they do not experience unacceptable toxicities and when continued treatment, is in the participant's best interest according to the Investigator.

    at UCLA

  • Phase II Study of Radiation Therapy and Vismodegib for Advanced Head/Neck Basal Cell Carcinoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery are standard treatments for basal cell carcinoma at most institutions. The purpose of this study is to determine whether adding vismodegib to radiation (chemoradiotherapy) is safe and tolerable. The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of combined radiation therapy and vismodegib. This combination may increase the chances of the tumors being destroyed or unable to spread to other parts of the body in people with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

    at UCSF

  • Prostaglandin Inhibition and Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 19 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well pembrolizumab, ipilimumab, and aspirin work in treating patients with melanoma that has spread to other places in the body or cannot be removed by surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab and ipilimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Aspirin may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving pembrolizumab, ipilimumab, and aspirin may work better in treating patients with melanoma.

    at UCSF

  • Safety and Efficacy of IMCgp100 Versus Investigator Choice in Advanced Uveal Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18-99

    To evaluate the overall survival of HLA-A*0201 positive adult patients with previously untreated advanced UM receiving IMCgp100 compared to Investigator's Choice of dacarbazine, ipilimumab, or pembrolizumab.

    at UCLA

  • Safety and Efficacy of Pembrolizumab Compared to Placebo in Resected High-risk Stage II Melanoma (MK-3475-716/KEYNOTE-716)

    open to eligible people ages 12 years and up

    This 2-part study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) compared to placebo in participants with surgically resected high-risk Stage II melanoma. Participants in Part 1 will receive either pembrolizumab or placebo in a double-blind design for up to 17 cycles. Participants who receive placebo or who stop treatment after receiving 17 cycles of pembrolizumab in Part 1, do not experience disease recurrence within 6 months of completing pembrolizumab in Part 1, and do not stop treatment with pembrolizumab for disease recurrence or intolerability, may be eligible to receive up to 35 additional cycles of pembrolizumab in Part 2 in an open-label design. The primary hypothesis of this study is that pembrolizumab increases recurrence-free survival (RFS) compared to placebo.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Safety Study of MGD009 in B7-H3-expressing Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of MGD009 when given to patients with B7-H3-expressing tumors. The study will also evaluate what is the highest dose of MGD009 that can be given safely. Assessments will be done to see how the drug acts in the body (pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD) and to evaluate potential anti-tumor activity of MGD009.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Safety, Tolerability, Immunogenicity, and Antitumor Activity of GEN-009 Adjuvanted Vaccine

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    In this study, Genocea is evaluating an investigational, personalized adjuvanted vaccine, GEN-009, that is being developed for the treatment of patients with solid tumors. A proprietary tool developed by Genocea, called ATLAS™ (Antigen Lead Acquisition System) will be used to identify neoantigens in each patient's tumor that are recognized by their CD4 and/or CD8 T cells. ATLAS-identified neoantigens will then be incorporated into a patient's personalized vaccine in the form of synthetic long peptides (SLPs).

    at UCSD

  • Study CB-839 in Combination With Nivolumab in Patients With Melanoma, ccRCC and NSCLC

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study is an open-label Phase 1/ 2 evaluation of CB-839 in combination with nivolumab in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma, melanoma, and non-small cell lung cancer.

    at UCLA

  • Study in Subjects With Small Primary Choroidal Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary objective is to assess the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of one of three dose levels and repeat dose regimens of Light-activated AU-011 and one or two laser applications for the treatment of subjects with primary choroidal melanoma.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Autologous Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Patients With Solid Tumors

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A prospective, open-label, multi-cohort, non-randomized, multicenter Phase 2 study evaluating adoptive cell therapy (ACT) with TIL LN-144 (Lifileucel)/LN-145 in combination with pembrolizumab. TIL as a single-therapy will be evaluated with LN-145 only.

    at UCLA

  • Study of Efficacy and Safety of Novel Spartalizumab Combinations in Patients With Previously Treated Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of novel spartalizumab (PDR001) combinations in previously treated unresectable or metastatic melanoma

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Study of HBI-8000 With Nivolumab in Melanoma, Renal Cell Carcinoma and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A Phase 1b/2 Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of HBI-8000 in Combination with Nivolumab in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors Including Melanoma, Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC), and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). The primary objective of this study is: -To evaluate the safety and tolerability of HBI-8000 when combined with a standard dose and regimen of nivolumab, to determine Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD) and/or Recommended Phase 2 Dose (RP2D) and to evaluate frequency and severity of toxicities of this combination treatment The secondary objectives of this study include: - To explore the efficacy of study treatment as measured by Objective Response Rate (ORR), Disease Control Rate (DCR), Clinical Benefit Rate (CBR), Duration of Response (DoR), Progression-Free Survival (PFS) in all subjects treated at RP2D - To obtain pharmacokinetics of twice weekly HBI-8000 when administered in combination with nivolumab administered once every two weeks (Phase 1b all sites; Phase 2 selected sites) - To characterize the effect of HBI-8000 on the electrocardiogram QT corrected (QTc) interval (Phase 1b only) Exploratory: -To investigate the kinetics and extent of histone acetylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) at the RP2D of HBI-8000 (Phase 2 only) Dose Escalation (Phase 1b) will include up to 18 subjects, followed by Cohort Expansion (Phase 2) including up to 20 subjects per tumor indication at MTD and/or RP2D (including those treated in Phase 1b).

    at UCSD

  • Study of Lifileucel (LN-144), Autologous Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes, in the Treatment of Patients With Metastatic Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Prospective, interventional multicenter study evaluating adoptive cell therapy (ACT) via infusion of LN-144 (autologous TIL) followed by interleukin 2 (IL-2) after a nonmyeloablative lymphodepletion (NMA LD) preconditioning regimen.

    at UCSD

  • Talimogene Laherparepvec and Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV Melanoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well talimogene laherparepvec and pembrolizumab work in treating patients with stage III-IV melanoma. Biological therapies, such as talimogene laherparepvec, use substances made from living organisms that may stimulate or suppress the immune system in different ways and stop tumor cells from growing. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving talimogene laherparepvec and pembrolizumab may work better in treating patients with melanoma by shrinking the tumor.

    at UCLA

  • 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

  • Tavo and Pembrolizumab in Patients With Stage III/IV Melanoma Progressing on Pembrolizumab or Nivolumab Treatment

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This will be a Phase 2 study of intratumoral tavokinogene telseplasmid (tavo; pIL-12) Electroporation (EP) plus IV Pembrolizumab. Eligible patients will be those with pathological diagnosis of unresectable or metastatic melanoma who are progressing or have progressed on pembrolizumab or nivolumab.

    at UCSD

  • Topical Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Eyelids

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The investigators propose a prospective randomized control trial testing the hypothesis that routine topical antibiotic prophylaxis does not significantly reduce the rate of infection after eyelid surgery.

    at UCSF