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Search Results: Treatment + Breast Cancer (10 results)
Treatment study for people with advanced breast, ovarian or pancreatic cancer and an inherited or tumor BRCA mutation
Combining the Immunotherapy Dostarlimab and PARP Inhibitor Niraparib for Advanced or Metastatic Breast, Ovarian or Pancreatic Cancer with an Inherited or Tumor BRCA Mutation
This study is looking at the effectiveness of combining a PARP inhibitor called niraparib and an immunotherapy called dostarlimab for treating people with an inherited BRCA mutation (found with genetic testing) or a tumor mutation (found through tumor testing) who have breast, pancreatic, ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer that is metastatic or advanced and cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable).
Treatment study for people with advanced breast, ovarian, pancreatic or prostate cancer or gliomas
Study of the PARP inhibitor AZD9574 Alone and Combined with Other Cancer Medicines to Treat People with Advanced Solid Cancers (CERTIS1 Study)
This research involves studying a drug called AZD9574 on its own and in combination with other anti-cancer drugs in people with advanced cancer that has come back or progressed. AZD9574 is a type of targeted therapy known as a PARP inhibitor. The study aims to understand the safety, tolerance, how the drug moves in the body, how it affects the body, and its initial effectiveness.
Treatment study for people with advanced solid tumors
Treating Metastatic Solid Tumors with an Inherited or Acquired Gene Mutation Using the PARP Inhibitor Talazoparib
This study is looking whether the drug Talazoparib (also known as Talzenna) is safe and effective for treating people with advanced solid cancers (including breast, gastric, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate or other solid tumors) in people with an inherited mutation (found through genetic testing) or an acquired mutation (found with biomarker testing) in ATM, ATR, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, BAP1, BARD1, CDK12, CHEK1, CHEK2, IDH1, IDH2, MRE11A, NBN, PALB2, RAD50, RAD51, RAD51B, RAD51C, RAD51D, RAD54L or other genes.
Treatment study for people with advanced solid tumors, including triple-negative breast, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancer
This study will test how safe and effective the experimental drug NUV-868 is by itself and in combination with a PARP inhibitor in people with advanced solid tumors. The first part of the study will include people with any solid tumor type, and the second part will include people with triple-negative breast, ovarian, pancreatic or prostate cancers only.
Advanced pancreatic cancer or stage 4 breast cancer in people with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation
SHARON: A Clinical Trial for Metastatic Cancer With an Inherited BRCA or PALB2 Mutation Using Chemotherapy and Patients’ Own Stem Cells
The purpose of this study is to see whether the combination of melphalan, BCNU, hydroxocobalamin, ascorbic acid, and autologous (self) bone marrow stem cell infusion, is safe and effective for treating patients with advanced pancreatic cancer or Stage IV, HER2-negative breast cancer who have a BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 inherited mutation. All of these treatments are given intravenously (by vein). This study is open to people who have already received a PARP inhibitor, as well as those who have not. There are no restrictions on the number of prior treatments a patient has received before enrolling.
Treatment before surgery for people with early-stage breast cancer & a BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 mutation
Treating Early-Stage HER2-Negative Breast Cancer with a PARP Inhibitor (Niraparib) and Immunotherapy (Dostarlimab) in People with a BRCA or PALB2 Mutation
This study will look at how well the drugs Niraparib (a PARP inhibitor) and Dostarlimab (an immunotherapy) treat early-stage breast cancer in people with an inherited BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 mutation.
Advanced ovarian, breast, prostate or pancreatic cancer
Investigational PARP Inhibitor AZD5305 Alone or Combined With Other Anti-cancer Agents in People With Advanced Solid Tumors (PETRA)
PETRA is studying a new PARP inhibitor AZD5305 taken either alone or combined with other treatments in people with advanced ovarian, breast, prostate or pancreatic cancer with an inherited or tumor mutation in: BRCA1/2, PALB2, RAD51C or RAD51D. The treaments participants receive will depend on their cancer type, mutation and when they join the study.
Advanced solid tumors
Testing the New Targeted Therapy CYH33 in Combination With the PARP Inhibitor Olaparib in People With Advanced Solid Tumors and DNA Damage Repair Mutations
This study will look at safety and effectiveness of the targeted therapy CYH33 combined with the PARP inhibitor olaparib in people with advanced cancers and a DNA damage repair (DDR) gene mutation whose cancer got worse on, or after receiving a PARP inhibitor. The study will also enroll people with recurrent, platinum resistant ovarian cancer. In addition to safety and efficacy, the study will test whether the combination of CYH33 and olaparib can block tumor growth and overcome a patient’s resistance to PARP inhibitor treatment.
A Phase 2 Study of Olaparib Monotherapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with Germline or Somatic Mutations in DNA Repair Genes (Olaparib Expanded)
Olaparib Expanded is a study looking at whether the drug Olaparib is effective treatment for people with certain types of metastatic breast cancer. Olaparib belongs to a class of drugs known as PARP inhibitors. PARP inhibitors are particularly effective for treating tumors in people with an inherited BRCA mutation. This study is looking at whether olaparib is also effective for treating metastatic breast cancer in people who do not have an inherited BRCA mutation. Currently the study is only recruiting people with an inherited PALB2 mutation or people who test negative for an inherited mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 but have an acquired (somatic) BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation found on tumor testing.
This is a study for patients with metastatic breast cancer who do not have an inherited mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 but who are are found to have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 acquired tumor mutation (somatic mutation) found through liquid biopsy. Patients are treated with talazoparib, a well-tolerated oral PARP inhibitor that targets the BRCA1/2 mutation to determine whether this treatment (which is already approved for germline BRCA1/2 carriers) is effective in this population.