Precision Medicine & Rare Tumors

Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid (S1712)

A Randomized Phase II Study of Ruxolitinib (NSC-752295) in Combination With BCR-ABL Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) Patients With Molecular Evidence of Disease Overview This randomized phase II trial studies how well ruxolitinib phosphate and dasatinib or nilotinib work in treating patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Ruxolitinib, dasatinib, and nilotinib may stop […]

Ipilimumab With or Without Nivolumab in Treating Patients With Melanoma That Is Stage IV or Stage III and Cannot Be Removed by Surgery (S1616)

A Phase II Randomized Study of Nivolumab (NSC-748726) With Ipilimumab (NSC-732442) or Ipilimumab Alone in Advanced Melanoma Patients Refractory to an Anti-PD1 or Anti-PD-L1 Agent Overview 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 […]

Solid Tumors, Rare Tumor Types (S1609)

DART: Dual Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Blockade in Rare Tumors Overview This clinical trial studies nivolumab and ipilimumab in treating patients with rare tumors. Monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab and ipilimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Key Inclusion Criteria For a patient to be eligible for participation in this […]

Active Surveillance, Bleomycin, Carboplatin, Etoposide, or Cisplatin in Treating Pediatric and Adult Patients With Germ Cell Tumors (AGCT1531)

A Phase 3 Study of Active Surveillance for Low Risk and a Randomized Trial of Carboplatin vs. Cisplatin for Standard Risk Pediatric and Adult Patients With Germ Cell Tumors Overview This phase III trial studies how well active surveillance, bleomycin, carboplatin, etoposide, or cisplatin work in treating pediatric and adult patients with germ cell tumors. […]

Cabozantinib-S-Malate in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent, Refractory, or Newly Diagnosed Sarcomas, Wilms Tumor, or Other Rare Tumors (ADVL1622)

Phase 2 Trial of XL184 (Cabozantinib) an Oral Small-Molecule Inhibitor of Multiple Kinases, in Children and Young Adults With Refractory Sarcomas, Wilms Tumor, and Other Rare Tumors Overview This phase II trial studies how well cabozantinib-s-malate works in treating younger patients with sarcomas, Wilms tumor, or other rare tumors that have come back, do not […]

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial) (A151216)

Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trial (ALCHEMIST) Overview This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient’s tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients […]

Pembrolizumab With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Merkel Cell Cancer (A091605)

A Randomized Phase II Study of Anti-PD1 Antibody [MK-3475 (Pembrolizumab)] Alone Versus Anti-PD1 Antibody Plus Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma Overview This randomized phase II trial studies how well pembrolizumab with or without stereotactic body radiation therapy works in treating patients with Merkel cell cancer that has spread to other places […]

Non-small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC, EGFR Mutant (A081105)

Randomized Study of Erlotinib vs Observation in Patients With Completely Resected Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Mutant Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Overview This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well erlotinib hydrochloride compared to observation works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been completely removed by surgery. Erlotinib […]