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Melanoma clinical trials at UCSD
16 in progress, 8 open to new patients

  • A Study of Abemaciclib (LY2835219) in Participants With Breast Cancer, Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, or Melanoma That Has Spread to the Brain

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the study drug known as abemaciclib in participants with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), or melanoma that has spread to the brain.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • 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

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • A Trial of Intratumoral Injections of SD-101 in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma or Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a phase 1b/2, open-label, multicenter trial designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, biologic activity, and preliminary efficacy of intratumoral SD 101 injections in combination with intravenous pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic melanoma or recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Phase 1 of this trial is a modified 3+3 dose escalation study evaluating escalating or intermediate dose levels of SD-101 given with a fixed dose of pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic melanoma. Phase 2 of this study will consist of 7 expansion cohorts to further evaluate the efficacy and safety of SD-101 given in combination with pembrolizumab in specific melanoma and HNSCC populations: For each of the indications in melanoma and HNSCC 2 separate cohorts will be recruited, those who are anti-programmed death receptor-1/ligand 1 (anti-PD-1/L1) therapy naïve and those who have progressive disease (PD) while receiving anti-PD-1/L1 therapy.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Intratumoral CAVATAK (CVA21) and Ipilimumab in Patients With Advanced Melanoma (VLA-013 MITCI)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Open label, single arm study of intratumoral CVA21 and ipilimumab in advanced melanoma patients.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • pIL-12 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 pIL-12-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..

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • PROCLAIM Registry to Evaluate the Treatment Patterns and Clinical Response in Malignancy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this registry is to collect information on patients who are receiving treatment with Proleukin in an organized way, and to learn more about patient care during and after treatment.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • 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).

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors, Lymphomas, or Multiple Myeloma (The MATCH Screening Trial)

    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.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • A Study Comparing Vemurafenib Versus Vemurafenib Plus Cobimetinib in Participants With Metastatic Melanoma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    To evaluate the efficacy of vemurafenib in combination with cobimetinib (GDC-0973), compared with vemurafenib and placebo, in previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic melanoma, as measured by progression-free survival (PFS), assessed by the study site investigator.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • A Study Of PF-05082566 As A Single Agent And In Combination With Rituximab

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    A study of PF-05082566, a 4-1BB agonist monoclonal antibody (mAb), in patients with solid tumors or b-cell lymphomas, and in combination with rituximab in patients with CD20 positive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL).

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • A Study of Vemurafenib Adjuvant Therapy in Participants With Surgically Resected Cutaneous BRAF-Mutant Melanoma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of vemurafenib in participants with completely resected, cutaneous BRAF mutation-positive melanoma at high risk for recurrence. Participants will be enrolled in two separate cohorts: Cohort 1 will include participants with completely resected Stage IIC, IIIA (participants with one or more nodal metastasis greater than [>] 1 millimeter [mm] in diameter), or IIIB cutaneous melanoma, as defined by the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Classification, Version 7; Cohort 2 will include participants with Stage IIIC cutaneous melanoma, as defined by this classification scheme. Within each cohort, participants will be randomized (1:1 ratio) to receive vemurafenib or matching placebo over a 52-week period.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • A Study to Compare BMS-936558 to the Physician's Choice of Either Dacarbazine or Carboplatin and Paclitaxel in Advanced Melanoma Patients That Have Progressed Following Anti-CTLA-4 Therapy (CheckMate 037)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the study is to estimate the response rate and compare overall survival of patients taking BMS-936558 to those taking study physician's choice of either Dacarbazine or Carboplatin and Paclitaxel

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Efficacy Study of Nivolumab Compared to Ipilimumab in Prevention of Recurrence of Melanoma After Complete Resection of Stage IIIb/c or Stage IV Melanoma (CheckMate 238)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether nivolumab is better than ipilimumab to prevent recurrence of melanoma.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • High-Dose Recombinant Interferon Alfa-2B, Ipilimumab, or Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV High Risk Melanoma That Has Been Removed by Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well high-dose recombinant interferon alfa-2B or ipilimumab works compared with pembrolizumab in treating patients with stage III-IV melanoma that has been removed by surgery but is likely to come back or spread. High-dose recombinant interferon alfa-2B may help shrink or slow the growth of melanoma. Monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and pembrolizumab, may block tumor growth in different ways by targeting certain cells. It is not yet known whether high-dose recombinant interferon alfa-2B or ipilimumab is more effective than pembrolizumab in treating patients with melanoma.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Ipilimumab or High-Dose Interferon Alfa-2b in Treating Patients With High-Risk Stage III-IV Melanoma That Has Been Removed by Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase III trial studies ipilimumab to see how well it works compared to high-dose interferon alfa-2b in treating patients with high-risk stage III-IV melanoma that has been removed by surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Interferon alfa-2b may interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow the growth of melanoma and other cancers. It is not yet known whether ipilimumab is more effective than interferon alfa-2b in treating patients with melanoma.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Phase 3 Study of Nivolumab or Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Versus Ipilimumab Alone in Previously Untreated Advanced Melanoma (CheckMate 067)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to show that Nivolumab and/or Nivolumab in combination with Ipilimumab will extend progression free survival and overall survival compared to Ipilimumab alone.

    La Jolla, California and other locations