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Site for A Phase II/III Randomized Study of Maintenance Nivolumab versus Observation in Patients with Locally Advanced, Intermediate Risk HPV Positive OPCA (PSCI# 20-016) (EA3161)

The purpose of this study is to compare the usual treatment alone (radiation and chemotherapy) to adding maintenance nivolumab to the usual treatment. The addition of nivolumab to the usual treatment could shrink your cancer or prevent it from returning. But, it could also cause side effects, which are described in the risks section below. This study will help the study doctors find out if this different approach is better than the usual approach. To decide if it is better, the study doctors will be looking to see if the nivolumab increases the lifetime of the patient without progression for 10 years. This immunotherapy drug, nivolumab, is already approved by the FDA for use in advanced and incurable head and neck cancer. But, most of the time it is not used until the cancer is very advanced and chemotherapy stops working. In this study we believe the use of nivolumab has a chance of preventing the cancer from coming back for patients with your type of cancer. There will be about 286 people taking part in the first part (phase II) of the study and 458 more people taking part in second part (phase III), if the results of the phase II portion are promising and if there is evidence that nivolumab may prolong your life.
Irina Geier at PSCI-CTO@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-5471
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18 year(s) or older
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NCT03811015
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Inclusion Criteria:
Age ≥ 18 years.
ECOG performance status of 0 or 1.
Patients must have oropharynx cancer that is p16-positive by immunohistochemistry
Adequate baseline organ and marrow function
Adequate baseline liver functionality
Exclusion Criteria:
Patients with a history of allergic reactions attributed to platinum based chemotherapy agents
Patients must not have had prior systemic therapy or radiation treatment for p16 positive OPSCC
Patients must not have received previous irradiation for head and neck, tumor, skull base, or brain tumors
Patients must not have known hypersensitivity to nivolumab
Patients with evidence of distant metastases or leptomeningeal disease are excluded
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An Open Label, Randomized, Multicenter, Phase Ib/II Trial Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Efficacy of Mosunetuzumab (BTCT4465A) in Combination with Polatuzumab Vedotin in patients with B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(GO40516)(PSCI18-058)

This is a drug study that will compare drug mosunetuzumab with drug polatuzumab vedotin in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Lea Russell at PSCI-CTO@pennstateheatlh.psu.edu or 717-531-5471
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18 year(s) or older
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NCT03671018
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Must have received at least one prior systemic treatment regimen containing an anti-CD20 directed therapy for DLBCL or FL.
Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks 

Measurable disease, defined as at least one bi-dimensionally measurable nodal lesion, defined as > 1.5 cm in its longest dimension, or at least one bi-dimensionally measurable extranodal lesion, defined as > 1.0 cm in its longest dimension
Adverse events from prior anti-cancer therapy resolved to < or = Grade 1
Hepatic Function: < or =AST and ALT < or = 2.5 x ULN; total bilirubin < or = 1.5 x ULN
Exclusion Criteria:
Pregnant or breastfeeding, or intending to become pregnant during the study or within 3 months
Prior treatment with mosunetuzumab or other CD20-directed bispecific antibodies
Prior treatment with polatuzumab vedotin
Prior use of any monoclonal antibody, radioimmunoconjugate or ADC within 4 weeks before first dose of study treatment
Treatment with any chemotherapeutic agent, or treatment with any other anti-cancer agent (investigational or otherwise) within 4 weeks or 5 half-lives of the drug, whichever is shorter, prior to first dose of study treatment
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Site for Phase 2 Study of Bladder-SparIng ChemoradiatioN with Durvalumab in Clinical Stage 3, node PosItive BladdeR CancEr (INSPIRE) (PSCI# 19-072) (EA8185)

The purpose of this study is to compare the usual treatment of chemotherapy and radiation to adding MEDI4736 (durvalumab) immunotherapy to the usual treatment. The addition of MEDI4736 (durvalumab) immunotherapy to the usual treatment may help shrink your cancer better than the current standard of care or usual approach for bladder cancer. But, it could also cause side effects, which are described in the risks section. This study will help determine if this different approach is better than the usual approach. To decide if it is better, the study doctors will be looking to see if the study approach increases the life of patients by 6 months or more compared to the usual approach.
Kathleen Rizzo at PSCI-CTO@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-5471
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NCT04216290
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Patient must have an ECOG Performance Status of 0-2 at the time of registration.
Patient must have histologically proven pure or mixed urothelial cancer of the bladder.
Patient must be ≥ 18 years of age.
Must have adequate renal function as evidenced by calculated (Cockcroft’s formula) creatinine clearance or 24 hours actual creatinine clearance ≥ 30mL/min.
Patient must have a life expectancy of at least 12 weeks, as determined by the treating physician.
Exclusion Criteria:
Patients with clinical N3 disease are ineligible.
Patient must not have received any previous radiation therapy to the pelvic area.
Women must not be pregnant or breast-feeding due to the potential harm to an unborn fetus and possible risk for adverse events in nursing infants with the treatment regimens being used.
Patients with a negative biopsy of nodes determined to be suspicious on imaging are not eligible.
Small cell carcinoma is excluded, however other variant histologies are permitted provided a component of urothelial carcinoma is present.
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A Phase 1/2 Multiple Expansion Cohort Trial of MRTX849 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors with KRAS G12C mutation (MRT849-001)

This study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of MRTX849 using one or more dosing regimens. The regimens includ using MRTX849 or in combination with Afatinib, Cetuximab, or Pembrolizumab. The study will also look at how it can be tolerated MRTX849 when its taken with food.
Irina Geier at igeier@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-8678
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18 year(s) or older
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NCT03785249
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Histologically confirmed diagnosis of a solid tumor malignancy with KRAS G12C mutation.
Unresectable or metastatic disease.
Presence of tumor lesions to be evaluated per RECIST 1.1:
Life expectancy of at least 3 months.
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status in 0 or 1.
Exclusion Criteria:
Active brain metastases.
Patients with carcinomatous meningitis
History of significant hemoptysis or hemorrhage within 4 weeks of the first dose date
Undergone major surgery within 4 weeks of first dose date
History of intestinal disease or major gastric surgery likely to alter absorption of study treatment or inability to swallow oral medications
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A Phase II, Randomized, Open-Label Three-Arm Clinical Study To Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) in Combination with Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) versus Standard of Care Chemotherapy and Lenvatinib Monotherapy in Participants with Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (R/M HNSCC) that have Progressed after Platinum Therapy and Immunotherapy (PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors) (LEAP-009)

This study is designed to compare pembrolizumab plus lenvatinib as a combination therapy and standard of care (SOC) chemotherapy and see if its safe and effective for patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Irina Geier at igeier@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-8678
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18 year(s) or older
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NCT04428151
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Be male or female and at least 18 years of age on the day of signing informed consent.
Have histologically confirmed recurrent (not amenable to curative treatment with local and/or systemic therapies) or metastatic (disseminated) HNSCC
Have experienced disease progression at any time during or after treatment with a platinum-containing (eg, carboplatin or cisplatin) regimen with or without cetuximab.
Have submitted pre-study imaging that demonstrates evidence of disease progression based on investigator review of at least 2 pre-study images per RECIST 1.1,
Have provided tissue for PD-L1 biomarker analysis from a core or excisional biopsy (fine needle aspirate is not adequate) not previously irradiated.
Exclusion Criteria:
Has carcinoma of the nasopharynx, salivary gland, unknown primary origin, or nonsquamous histologies as primary tumors.
Has a history of re-irradiation to any head and neck sites of disease including the cervical, infraclavicular or supraclavicular lymph nodes for head and neck cancer.
Has a life expectancy of less than 3 months and/or has rapidly progressing disease
Has any evidence of symptoms or signs of active tumor bleeding within 6 months prior to randomization
Has a history of (noninfectious) pneumonitis that required systemic steroids, or current pneumonitis/interstitial lung disease.
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Phase II Trial of Eflornithine (DFMO) and Etoposide for Relapsed/Refractory Neuroblastoma

This is a study of the drug DFMO (difluoromethylornithine) for neuroblastoma that has returned or not responded to treatment. DFMO is an oral drug that inhibits a certain enzyme (protein) in blood which is associated with a bad outcome in neuroblastoma cases. Cancer cells have pathways that drive the cancer to grow and DFMO targets the specific pathway of this enzyme to turn these cells off.
Suzanne Treadway at streadway@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-3097
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NCT04301843
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Up to 31 years old with history of relapsed/refractory neuroblastoma.
Completed upfront therapy with at least 4 cycles of aggressive multi-drug chemotherapy
Exclusion Criteria:
Received a dose of DFMO in combination with etoposide
Currently receiving another investigational drug
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Site for NRG-GU009, “Parallel Phase III Randomized Trials For High Risk Prostate Cancer Evaluating De-Intensification For Lower Genomic Risk and Intensification of Concurrent Therapy for Higher Genomic Risk with Radiation (Predict-RT*)”

This study is being done to answer the following questions: If you have high risk prostate cancer, a low gene risk score and plan to receive radiation therapy, is a shorter hormone therapy treatment as effective at controlling your cancer compared to the usual 24 month hormone therapy treatment? If you have high risk prostate cancer, a high gene risk score and plan to receive radiation therapy, does adding two new hormone therapy drugs to the usual treatment increase the length of time without your prostate cancer spreading as compared to the usual treatment? We are doing this study because we want to find out if these approaches are better, similar, or worse than the usual approach for your type of prostate cancer. The usual treatment is defined as the care most people get for prostate cancer.
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NCT04513717
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Pathologically proven diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of prostate cancer within 180 days
High-risk disease
ECOG Performance Status of 0-2 within 120 days prior to registration
Adequate hematologic function within 120 days prior to registration
Adequate hepatic function within 120 days prior to registration
Exclusion Criteria:
Prior radical prostatectomy
Prior systemic chemotherapy within ≤3 years prior to registration
Current use of 5-alpha reductase inhibitor
Didanosine (DDI) antiretroviral therapy is not permitted
History of seizure disorder or current severe or unstable angina
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A Phase 2 Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind Study of the Glutaminase Inhibitor Telaglenastat with Pembrolizumab and Chemotherapy Versus Placebo with Pembrolizumab and Chemotherapy in First-Line, Metastatic KEAP1/NRF2-Mutated, Nonsquamous, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Determine the benefit of telaglenastat in combination with pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy compared with placebo in combination with pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy as first-line treatment of patients with metastatic KEAP1- or NRF2-mutated nonsquamous Stage IV NSCLC.
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NCT04265534
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Histologically or cytologically documented nonsquamous NSCLC
Stage IV disease not previously treated with systemic therapy
Must have at least one radiographically measurable lesion per RECIST
Exclusion Criteria:
Squamous cell histology and mixed histology tumors with any small-cell component
Any other current or previous malignancy within the past three years
Active autoimmune disease that has required systemic treatment in past 2 years
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Site for An Open-Label, Multicenter, Phase I/II Study of RP1 as a Single Agent and in Combination with PD1 Blockade in Patients with Solid Tumors

This study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) as determined by how often dose limiting toxicities (DLT) happen and/or the recommended Phase 2 dose of the study drug RP1.
Irina Geier at igeier@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or 717-531-8678
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NCT03767348
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Male or female ≥ 18 years of age on the day of signed informed consent
At least 1 measurable (including use of image-guided injection) tumor of ≥ 1 cm in longest diameter (or shortest diameter ≥ 1.5 cm for lymph nodes) and injectable lesions which in aggregate comprise ≥ 1 cm in longest diameter
Adequate hematologic function, adequate hepatic function, adequate renal function
Prothrombin time (PT) ≤ 1.5 × ULN (or international normalization ratio [INR] ≤ 1.3) and partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated PTT (aPTT) ≤ 1.5 × ULN
ECOG performance status 0-1
Exclusion Criteria:
Prior treatment with an oncolytic therapy
Has a known history of Hepatitis B (defined as Hepatitis B surface antigen [HBsAg] reactive) or known active Hepatitis C virus (defined as HCV RNA [qualitative] is detected) or HIV infection.
Had systemic infection requiring IV antibiotics or other serious infection within 14 days prior to dosing
Requires intermittent or chronic use of systemic (oral or IV) anti-virals with known anti-herpetic activity (e.g., acyclovir)
With a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 20 mg daily prednisone equivalent) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study treatment.
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