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Study of Lenvatinib (MK-7902/E7080) in Combination With Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Versus Standard of Care...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Colorectal Neoplasms
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of lenvatinib (MK-7902/E7080) in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in participants with metastatic colorectal cancer. The study will also compare lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab with the standard of care treatment... expand

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of lenvatinib (MK-7902/E7080) in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in participants with metastatic colorectal cancer. The study will also compare lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab with the standard of care treatment of regorafenib and TAS-102 (trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride). The primary study hypothesis is that lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab is superior to standard of care with respect to overall survival.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2021

open study

Pembrolizumab Plus Lenvatinib for First-line Advanced/Metastatic Non-clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Renal Cell Carcinoma
This study is being performed as a single-arm open-label study in order to rapidly provide information on the potential benefits of the combination of pembrolizumab and lenvatinib in participants with previously untreated advanced/metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma.... expand

This study is being performed as a single-arm open-label study in order to rapidly provide information on the potential benefits of the combination of pembrolizumab and lenvatinib in participants with previously untreated advanced/metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2021

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) Plus Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Chemotherapy in Participants...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Advanced/Metastatic Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) plus pembrolizumab (MK-3475) plus chemotherapy compared with chemotherapy alone in participants with advanced/metastatic gastroesophageal cancer. The primary study hypotheses are... expand

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) plus pembrolizumab (MK-3475) plus chemotherapy compared with chemotherapy alone in participants with advanced/metastatic gastroesophageal cancer. The primary study hypotheses are that lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy is superior to chemotherapy alone for both overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors version 1.1 (RECIST 1.1) as assessed by blinded independent central review (BICR), in participants with programmed cell death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) Combined Positive Score (CPS) ≥1 and in all participants.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2020

open study

A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Obesity or Overweight for the Maintenance of...
Eli Lilly and Company Obesity Overweight
This is a study of tirzepatide in participants with obesity or overweight. The main purpose is to learn more about how tirzepatide maintains body weight loss. The study has two phases: a lead-in phase in which all participants take tirzepatide and a treatment phase in which... expand

This is a study of tirzepatide in participants with obesity or overweight. The main purpose is to learn more about how tirzepatide maintains body weight loss. The study has two phases: a lead-in phase in which all participants take tirzepatide and a treatment phase in which participants will either continue tirzepatide or switch to placebo. The study will last about 2 years (25 visits).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2021

open study

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics of Ribociclib in Race-based Cohorts
Georgetown University Breast Cancer
The aim is to determine the pharmacological and biochemical association between ribociclib exposure and CYP3A variants in African American/Blacks and Non-Hispanic White patients. The investigators hypothesize that patients treated with ribociclib who are CYP3A5 poor metabolizers... expand

The aim is to determine the pharmacological and biochemical association between ribociclib exposure and CYP3A variants in African American/Blacks and Non-Hispanic White patients. The investigators hypothesize that patients treated with ribociclib who are CYP3A5 poor metabolizers may be exposed to higher levels of ribociclib than CYP3A5 intermediate or normal metabolizers. The findings could allow clinicians to tailor treatments to maintain therapeutic doses while limiting toxicities.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2021

open study

The EMPOWER Study: Endometriosis Diagnosis Using microRNA
Dot Laboratories, Inc. Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a complex, heterogeneous disease that may present inconsistently across women. Using disease-specific biomarkers and advanced biostatistics, DotLab is developing a biomarker test to confirm the presence of endometriosis.This is a multi-center, prospective,... expand

Endometriosis is a complex, heterogeneous disease that may present inconsistently across women. Using disease-specific biomarkers and advanced biostatistics, DotLab is developing a biomarker test to confirm the presence of endometriosis.This is a multi-center, prospective, observational, minimal risk study in women undergoing laparoscopy, laparotomy or other pelvic surgical procedure for endometriosis, infertility or another benign gynecological indication. Participants will undergo 2 study visits for collection of blood and saliva and completion of study questionnaires.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

Immune Modulators for Treating COVID-19
Daniel Benjamin Covid19
ACTIV-1 IM is a master protocol designed to evaluate multiple investigational agents for the treatment of moderately or severely ill patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The research objectives are to evaluate each agent with... expand

ACTIV-1 IM is a master protocol designed to evaluate multiple investigational agents for the treatment of moderately or severely ill patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The research objectives are to evaluate each agent with respect to speed of recovery, mortality, illness severity, and hospital resource utilization. Each agent will be evaluated as add-on therapy to the standard of care (SoC) in use at the local clinics, including remdesivir (provided). The SoC may change during the course of the study based on other research findings. Comparisons of the agents among themselves is not a research objective. The study population corresponds to moderately and severely ill patients infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) virus. Recruitment will target patients already hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19 infection as well as patients being treated for COVID-19 infection in Emergency Departments while waiting to be admitted to the hospital. Patients both in and out of the ICU are included in the study population.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2020

open study

IN.PACT™ AV Access Post-Approval Study (PAS002)
Medtronic Arteriovenous Fistula Arteriovenous Fistula Stenosis Arteriovenous Fistula Occlusion Fistula
Long-term safety will be summarized expand

Long-term safety will be summarized

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Multiple Immunotherapy-Based Treatment Combinations in...
Hoffmann-La Roche Advanced Liver Cancers
This is a Phase Ib/II, open-label, multicenter, randomized umbrella study in participants with advanced liver cancers. The study is designed with the flexibility to open new treatment arms as new treatments become available, close existing treatment arms that demonstrate minimal... expand

This is a Phase Ib/II, open-label, multicenter, randomized umbrella study in participants with advanced liver cancers. The study is designed with the flexibility to open new treatment arms as new treatments become available, close existing treatment arms that demonstrate minimal clinical activity or unacceptable toxicity, modify the participant population, or introduce additional cohorts of participants with other types of advanced primary liver cancer. Cohort 1 will enroll participants with locally advanced or metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemic therapy for their disease. Eligible participants will initially be randomly assigned to one of several treatment arms (Stage 1). Participants who experience loss of clinical benefit or unacceptable toxicity during Stage 1 may be eligible to receive treatment with a different treatment combination (Stage 2). When a Stage 2 treatment combination is available, this will be introduced by amending the protocol.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

An Internet-based Program to Help Cancer Survivors Manage Pain
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Cancer
To determine whether an Internet-based pain coping skills program plus enhanced usual care, compared to enhanced usual care alone, yields significant improvements in the co-primary outcomes of pain severity (as measured by the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)) and pain interference... expand

To determine whether an Internet-based pain coping skills program plus enhanced usual care, compared to enhanced usual care alone, yields significant improvements in the co-primary outcomes of pain severity (as measured by the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)) and pain interference (also measured by the BPI) from baseline to the post-intervention assessment for cancer survivors with persistent pain.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2021

open study

T-DM1 and Tucatinib Compared With T-DM1 Alone in Preventing Relapses in People With High Risk HER2-Positive...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Anatomic Stage IA Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage II Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage IIA Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage IIB Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage III Breast Cancer AJCC v8
This phase III trial studies how well trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) and tucatinib work in preventing breast cancer from coming back (relapsing) in patients with high risk, HER2 positive breast cancer. T-DM1 is a monoclonal antibody, called trastuzumab, linked to a chemotherapy... expand

This phase III trial studies how well trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) and tucatinib work in preventing breast cancer from coming back (relapsing) in patients with high risk, HER2 positive breast cancer. T-DM1 is a monoclonal antibody, called trastuzumab, linked to a chemotherapy drug, called DM1. Trastuzumab is a form of targeted therapy because it attaches to specific molecules (receptors) on the surface of cancer cells, known as HER2 receptors, and delivers DM1 to kill them. Tucatinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving T-DM1 and tucatinib may work better in preventing breast cancer from relapsing in patients with HER2 positive breast cancer compared to T-DM1 alone.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2021

open study

A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) Compared With Dulaglutide on Major Cardiovascular Events in Participants...
Eli Lilly and Company Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
The purpose of the trial is to assess the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide to dulaglutide in participants with type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk. expand

The purpose of the trial is to assess the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide to dulaglutide in participants with type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2020

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Combination With Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) Versus CRT...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
This study is designed to assess the antitumor efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab in combination with chemoradiotherapy (CRT) versus CRT alone in participants with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). The primary hypothesis is that pembrolizumab + chemoradiotherapy is... expand

This study is designed to assess the antitumor efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab in combination with chemoradiotherapy (CRT) versus CRT alone in participants with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). The primary hypothesis is that pembrolizumab + chemoradiotherapy is superior to placebo + chemoradiotherapy with respect to bladder intact event-free survival.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2020

open study

AMBULATE Same Day Discharge Registry
Cardiva Medical, Inc. Vascular Closure
A multi-center, prospective, single-arm post market registry, designed to collect both performance and complication outcomes when same day discharge is enabled by the study device, in sealing multiple femoral venous access sites at the completion of ablation procedures for... expand

A multi-center, prospective, single-arm post market registry, designed to collect both performance and complication outcomes when same day discharge is enabled by the study device, in sealing multiple femoral venous access sites at the completion of ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation with or without another arrhythmia, performed through 6 - 12 Fr inner diameter (maximum 15F OD) introducer sheaths.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

KEYMAKER-U01 Umbrella Master Study: Studies of Investigational Agents With Either Pembrolizumab (MK-3475)...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
This study is referred to as the "umbrella master protocol" for pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This pembrolizumab NSCLC umbrella master protocol uses a platform design and consists of this master screening study and three substudies.... expand

This study is referred to as the "umbrella master protocol" for pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This pembrolizumab NSCLC umbrella master protocol uses a platform design and consists of this master screening study and three substudies. Each substudy will enroll a different population of NSCLC participants. The goal of this umbrella master protocol is to screen potential participants with NSCLC for enrollment into 1 of 3 substudies. Participants must first enroll in this pembrolizumab master protocol study and undergo screening for NSCLC that will be used to assign them to participation in 1 of 3 pembrolizumab substudies.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin and Post-Induction Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With High-Risk B-ALL, Mixed...
Children's Oncology Group B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Central Nervous System Leukemia Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia Testicular Leukemia
This phase III trial studies whether inotuzumab ozogamicin added to post-induction chemotherapy for patients with High-Risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL) improves outcomes. This trial also studies the outcomes of patients with mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL),... expand

This phase III trial studies whether inotuzumab ozogamicin added to post-induction chemotherapy for patients with High-Risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL) improves outcomes. This trial also studies the outcomes of patients with mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL), and B-lymphoblastic lymphoma (B-LLy) when treated with ALL therapy without inotuzumab ozogamicin. Inotuzumab ozogamicin is a monoclonal antibody, called inotuzumab, linked to a type of chemotherapy called calicheamicin. Inotuzumab attaches to cancer cells in a targeted way and delivers calicheamicin to kill them. Other drugs used in the chemotherapy regimen, such as cyclophosphamide, cytarabine, dexamethasone, doxorubicin, daunorubicin, methotrexate, leucovorin, mercaptopurine, prednisone, thioguanine, vincristine, and pegaspargase work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. This trial will also study the outcomes of patients with mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL) and disseminated B lymphoblastic lymphoma (B-LLy) when treated with high-risk ALL chemotherapy. The overall goal of this study is to understand if adding inotuzumab ozogamicin to standard of care chemotherapy maintains or improves outcomes in High Risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (HR B-ALL). The first part of the study includes the first two phases of therapy: Induction and Consolidation. This part will collect information on the leukemia, as well as the effects of the initial treatment, in order to classify patients into post-consolidation treatment groups. On the second part of this study, patients will receive the remainder of the chemotherapy cycles (interim maintenance I, delayed intensification, interim maintenance II, maintenance), with some patients randomized to receive inotuzumab. Other aims of this study include investigating whether treating both males and females with the same duration of chemotherapy maintains outcomes for males who have previously been treated for an additional year compared to girls, as well as to evaluate the best ways to help patients adhere to oral chemotherapy regimens. Finally, this study will be the first to track the outcomes of subjects with disseminated B-cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B LLy) or Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia (MPAL) when treated with B-ALL chemotherapy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2019

open study

Perioperative Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Cystectomy or Perioperative Pembrolizumab Plus Enfortumab...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Urinary Bladder Cancer, Muscle-invasive
A global, randomized phase III study to evaluate perioperative pembrolizumab with radical cystectomy + pelvic lymph node dissection (RC+PLND) versus RC+PLND alone in cisplatin-ineligible patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). expand

A global, randomized phase III study to evaluate perioperative pembrolizumab with radical cystectomy + pelvic lymph node dissection (RC+PLND) versus RC+PLND alone in cisplatin-ineligible patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study

Comparison of Anticoagulation With Left Atrial Appendage Closure After AF Ablation
Boston Scientific Corporation Atrial Fibrillation
The primary objective of this study is to determine if left atrial appendage closure with the WATCHMAN FLX Device is a reasonable alternative to oral anticoagulation following percutaneous catheter ablation for high risk patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. expand

The primary objective of this study is to determine if left atrial appendage closure with the WATCHMAN FLX Device is a reasonable alternative to oral anticoagulation following percutaneous catheter ablation for high risk patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2019

open study

ACURATE IDE: Safety and Efficacy Study of Acurate Valve for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Boston Scientific Corporation Aortic Stenosis
To evaluate safety and effectiveness of the ACURATE Transfemoral Aortic Valve System for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in subjects with severe native aortic stenosis who are indicated for TAVR. expand

To evaluate safety and effectiveness of the ACURATE Transfemoral Aortic Valve System for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in subjects with severe native aortic stenosis who are indicated for TAVR.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Standard Systemic Therapy With or Without Definitive Treatment in Treating Participants With Metastatic...
Southwest Oncology Group Castration Levels of Testosterone Metastatic Prostatic Adenocarcinoma Stage IV Prostate Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IVA Prostate Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IVB Prostate Cancer AJCC v8
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... expand

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.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study Protocol
Liana Apostolova Early Onset Alzheimer Disease Alzheimer Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment
The Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study (LEADS) is a non-randomized, natural history, non-treatment study designed to look at disease progression in individuals with early onset cognitive impairment. Clinical, cognitive, imaging, biomarker, and genetic characteristics... expand

The Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study (LEADS) is a non-randomized, natural history, non-treatment study designed to look at disease progression in individuals with early onset cognitive impairment. Clinical, cognitive, imaging, biomarker, and genetic characteristics will be assessed across three cohorts: (1) early onset Alzheimer's Disease (EOAD) participants, (2) early onset non-Alzheimer's Disease (EOnonAD) participants, and (3) cognitively normal (CN) control participants.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Study to Investigate CSL112 in Subjects With Acute Coronary Syndrome
CSL Behring Acute Coronary Syndrome
This is a phase 3, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CSL112 on reducing the risk of major adverse CV events [MACE - cardiovascular (CV) death, myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke] in subjects... expand

This is a phase 3, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CSL112 on reducing the risk of major adverse CV events [MACE - cardiovascular (CV) death, myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke] in subjects with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) diagnosed with either ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), including those managed with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or medically managed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

A Study of Autogene Cevumeran (RO7198457) as a Single Agent and in Combination With Atezolizumab in Participants...
Genentech, Inc. Melanoma Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Bladder Cancer Colorectal Cancer Triple Negative Breast Cancer
This is a Phase 1a/1b, open-label, multicenter, global, dose-escalation study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, immune response, and pharmacokinetics of autogene cevumeran (RO7198457) as a single agent and in combination with atezolizumab (MPDL3280A, an engineered... expand

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

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

A Phase 3 Study of Pacritinib in Patients With Primary Myelofibrosis, Post Polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis,...
CTI BioPharma Primary Myelofibrosis Post-polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis Post-essential Thrombocythemia Myelofibrosis
This study (study ID PAC203 North America; PAC303 ex-North America) is evaluating 200 mg BID of pacritinib compared to physician's choice (P/C) therapy in patients with MF and severe thrombocytopenia (platelet count <50,000/μL). Approximately 348 patients in total will be... expand

This study (study ID PAC203 North America; PAC303 ex-North America) is evaluating 200 mg BID of pacritinib compared to physician's choice (P/C) therapy in patients with MF and severe thrombocytopenia (platelet count <50,000/μL). Approximately 348 patients in total will be enrolled, randomized 2:1 to either pacritinib (approximately 232 patients) or to P/C therapy (approximately 116 patients) Condition or disease: Primary Myelofibrosis/Post-Polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis/ Post-essential Thrombocythemia Myelofibrosis Intervention/treatment: Drug-Pacritinib

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2017

open study

MILD® Percutaneous Image-Guided Lumbar Decompression: A Medicare Claims Study
Vertos Medical, Inc. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
This prospective longitudinal study will compare incidence rates of Medicare beneficiary surgical and minimally invasive intervention post index procedure, as well as harms associated with the MILD procedure, at 24 months post-treatment with MILD, tested against a control... expand

This prospective longitudinal study will compare incidence rates of Medicare beneficiary surgical and minimally invasive intervention post index procedure, as well as harms associated with the MILD procedure, at 24 months post-treatment with MILD, tested against a control group of similar patients that have had a comparable procedure. This study will start with patients treated with a study procedure having an index date on or after January 1, 2017, and enrollment will continue until stopped by the sponsor.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study