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Brain Cancer


Pivotal, Open-label, Randomized Study of Radiosurgery With or Without Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) (150kHz) for 1-10 Brain Metastases From Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

The study is a prospective, randomized controlled phase III trial, to test the efficacy, safety and neurocognitive outcomes of advanced NSCLC patients, following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for 1-10 brain metastases, treated with NovoTTF-100M compared to supportive treatment alone. The device is an experimental, portable, battery operated device for chronic administration of alternating electric fields (termed TTFields or TTF) to the region of the malignant tumor, by means of surface, insulated electrode arrays

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Brain Tumors


Pivotal, Open-label, Randomized Study of Radiosurgery With or Without Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) (150kHz) for 1-10 Brain Metastases From Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

The study is a prospective, randomized controlled phase III trial, to test the efficacy, safety and neurocognitive outcomes of advanced NSCLC patients, following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for 1-10 brain metastases, treated with NovoTTF-100M compared to supportive treatment alone. The device is an experimental, portable, battery operated device for chronic administration of alternating electric fields (termed TTFields or TTF) to the region of the malignant tumor, by means of surface, insulated electrode arrays

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Breast Cancer


Palbociclib Collaborative Adjuvant Study: A randomized phase III trial of Palbociclib with standard adjuvant endocrine therapy versus standard adjuvant endocrine therapy alone for hormone receptor positive (HR+) / human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative early breast cancer

The purpose of this study is to compare any good and bad effects of using 2 years of Palbociclib in combination with standard anti-hormone therapy to using standard anti-hormone therapy alone and to evaluate the likelihood that invasive breast cancer returns.

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Phase 1/2 Clinical Study of Niraparib in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and in Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of the combination of niraparib and pembrolizumab in patients with triple negative breast cancer or ovarian cancer.

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Cancer


Evaluating Neuropsychological and Psychological Screening in Cancer Survivors

The overall aim of this research project is to assess the feasibility and performance of neuropsychological and psychological screening measures completed by adolescents and young adults (AYA), and adults, who receive care at the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Clinic or the Adult Cancer Survivorship Clinic, both at Tufts MC. The AYA Clinic provides cancer survivorship care to individuals between the ages of 18-39 years, while the Adult Clinic serves survivors ages >40. Two screening measures will be assessed: (1) the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA), a screener for mild cognitive impairment1 and (2) the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 (BSI), a screener for psychological distress.2 The results from these well-validated screeners will guide future care for these participants at Tufts MC and beyond.

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Fallopian Tube Cancer


A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Study of Atezolizumab versus Placebo Administered in Combination with Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, and Bevacizumab to patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage III or Stage IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

In this study, subjects will also receive treatment with paclitaxel, carboplatin, and bevacizumab. These chemotherapy based treatments are standard for patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer. In addition to these standard treatments, subjects will receive either atezolizumab or a placebo (in other words, an inactive substance that looks like atezolizumab).

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Head and Neck Cancer


A Two-arm, Open-label, Randomized Phase II Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Monotherapy Versus Standard Chemotherapy in Platinum Pre-treated, Recurrent or Metastatic Nasopharyngeal Cancer (NPC) (Keynote-122)

This is a study of pembrolizumab versus standard of care (SOC) treatment (capecitabine, gemcitabine, or docetaxel) for the treatment of recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either pembrolizumab or Investigator's choice of standard treatment.

The primary study hypothesis is that pembrolizumab treatment prolongs progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) when compared to SOC treatment.

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Lung Cancer


Pilot study of the interaction between the GI microbiota and checkpoint inhibitors in patients with cancer

The bacteria living in the intestines (microbiota) server important roles in preserving gut and overall body health. The effect of cancer treatment on the microbiome is not known. Patients starting new therapy with a checkpoint inhibitor (anti-PDL1) will be asked to provide samples of blood, urine and stool at up to 6 time points over the course of 6 months.

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Melanoma


Pilot study of the interaction between the GI microbiota and checkpoint inhibitors in patients with cancer

The bacteria living in the intestines (microbiota) server important roles in preserving gut and overall body health. The effect of cancer treatment on the microbiome is not known. Patients starting new therapy with a checkpoint inhibitor (anti-PDL1) will be asked to provide samples of blood, urine and stool at up to 6 time points over the course of 6 months.

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Non Small Cell Lung Cancer


Pivotal, Open-label, Randomized Study of Radiosurgery With or Without Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) (150kHz) for 1-10 Brain Metastases From Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

The study is a prospective, randomized controlled phase III trial, to test the efficacy, safety and neurocognitive outcomes of advanced NSCLC patients, following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for 1-10 brain metastases, treated with NovoTTF-100M compared to supportive treatment alone. The device is an experimental, portable, battery operated device for chronic administration of alternating electric fields (termed TTFields or TTF) to the region of the malignant tumor, by means of surface, insulated electrode arrays

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Ovarian Cancer


A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Study of Atezolizumab versus Placebo Administered in Combination with Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, and Bevacizumab to patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage III or Stage IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

In this study, subjects will also receive treatment with paclitaxel, carboplatin, and bevacizumab. These chemotherapy based treatments are standard for patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer. In addition to these standard treatments, subjects will receive either atezolizumab or a placebo (in other words, an inactive substance that looks like atezolizumab).

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A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Farletuzumab (MORAb-003) in Combination with Carboplatin plus Paclitaxel or Carboplatin plus  Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin (PLD) in Subjects with Low CA125 Platinum-Sensitive Ovarian Cancer

This research is being done to find out if carboplatin plus paclitaxel or carboplatin plus Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin (PLD), chemotherapies (anticancer drugs) that are used to treat ovarian cancer, work better alone or when given with an investigational drug called farletuzumab.

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Phase 1/2 Clinical Study of Niraparib in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and in Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of the combination of niraparib and pembrolizumab in patients with triple negative breast cancer or ovarian cancer.

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Pancreatic Cancer


Nab-Paclitaxel (Abraxane®) Plus Gemcitabine In Subjects With Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (LAPC): An International, Open-Label, Multi-Center, Phase 2 Study (LAPACT)

This clinical study is in subjects with locally advanced pancreatic cancer who have not received prior treatment for their pancreatic cancer. The study treats all subjects with nab-Paclitaxel plus gemcitabine for approximately 6 months of treatment.

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Peritoneal Cancer


A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Study of Atezolizumab versus Placebo Administered in Combination with Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, and Bevacizumab to patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage III or Stage IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

In this study, subjects will also receive treatment with paclitaxel, carboplatin, and bevacizumab. These chemotherapy based treatments are standard for patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer. In addition to these standard treatments, subjects will receive either atezolizumab or a placebo (in other words, an inactive substance that looks like atezolizumab).

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Prostate Cancer


A Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Trial Testing Ipatasertib Plus Abiraterone Plus Prednisone/Prednisolone, Relative to Placebo Abiraterone Plus Prednisone/Prednisolone in Adult Male Patients with Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic, Previously Untreated, Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of ipatasertib plus abiraterone and prednisone/prednisolone compared with placebo plus abiraterone and prednisone/prednisolone in participants with metastatic castrate-resistance prostate cancer (mCRPC)

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A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Trial Testing Ipatasertib Plus Abiraterone Plus Prednisone/Prednisolone, Relative To Placebo Plus Abiraterone Plus Prednisone/Prednisolone In Adult Male Patients With Asymptomatic Or Mildly Symptomatic, Previously Untreated, Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of ipatasertib plus abiraterone and prednisone/prednisolone compared with placebo plus abiraterone and prednisone/prednisolone in participants with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

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A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Phase III Study of ODM-201 Versus Placebo in Addition to Standard Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Docetaxel in Patients With Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer

The purpose of the study is to assess the efficacy and safety of BAY1841788 (darolutamide (ODM-201)) in combination with standard androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and docetaxel in patients with metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer.

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Thyroid Cancer


Clinical Performance Evaluation of a New Thyroglobulin Assay in Subjects with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)

The goal of the study is to collect information on how well a new diagnostic test works. The test was developed to measure proteins - called biomarkers - in blood, which aid diagnosis and treatment decisions in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). The biomarker thyroglobulin (Tg), which is measured through the course of the study, is already in use for treatment decisions and diagnosis in DTC patients in other countries, but has not yet been approved for use in the United States. Current Tg testing available to physicians is not always able to detect lower levels of disease. The new test under investigation is very sensitive and may potentially replace the uncomfortable hormone withdrawal/application in certain circumstances. The planned study is an observational study, meaning that you will receive all the care you normally would receive.

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