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The purpose of this study is to assess the possibility, safety, and therapeutic effect of administering a short, quick course of high-dose radiation treatment focused on half of the chest, followed by surgery to remove that portion of the lungs, in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of X-396 (ensartinib) versus crizotinib in patients who have ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer that have received up to 1 prior chemotherapy regimen and no prior ALK inhibitor.
La Crosse, Wis., Mankato, Minn., Rochester, Minn.
This randomized phase III trial studies how well smoking cessation intervention works in reducing surgical complications in patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer who smoke cigarettes. This study will use two smoking cessation interventions: Varenicline (a drug that reduces the craving and withdrawal symptoms that occur with abstinence from nicotine) with behavioral interventions (consisting of a brief clinician-delivered intervention and tobacco quitline [tobacco cessation service available through a toll-free telephone number] follow-up) with placebo (a pill with no active medication) along with the same behavioral interventions. It is not yet known whether smoking cessation intervention prior to surgery is effective in reducing surgical complications for these patients.
The study will utilize both retrospective and prospective data collection from patients that already had a bronchoscopy and lung resection or will have a bronchoscopy and lung resection for squamous cell carcinoma. The investigators plan to prospectively collect 5 bronchoscopic biopsies, 3ml blood and one tumor and adjacent normal samples from 200 qualified patients who meet the study criteria.
The purpose of this study is to better understand how the immune system, the body's natural defense against infection and harmful cells, is affected by the presence of lung cancer and the treatment of lung cancer.
The purpose of this study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose, the next recommended study dose, and the anti-tumor activity and safety of INC280 alone and in combination with erlotinib, when compared to standard platinum with pemetrexed chemotheapy in adult patients who have EGFR mutated and cMET amplified advanced/metastatic non-small cell lung cancer,and have acquired resistance to prior EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
The purpose of this study is to follow patients with malignant mesothelioma of the lung after they have had combined chemotherapy, surgery, and intensity modified radiation therapy and determine response rates and overall survival.
The purpose of this study is to compare whether surgical staging is more accurate than imaging procedures when diagnosing malignant lung mesothelioma.
The existence of cancer stem cells in lung cancer is currently undefined. As lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in women and men, findings from this study could possibly establish a basis for future targeted cancer therapies.
This is a Phase 1b, open label, multi-center study of CMB305 (sequentially administered LV305 [a dendritic cell-targeting viral vector expressing the NY-ESO-1 gene] and G305 [NY-ESO-1 recombinant protein plus GLA-SE]) in patients with melanoma, sarcoma, ovarian cancer, or non-small cell lung cancer that express NY-ESO-1. CMB305 is a novel in vivo approach designed to stimulate the body's immune system to fight the spread and growth of cancer for patients whose tumors express the NY-ESO-1 protein. LV305 will be given in a prime-boost approach with G305 to induce a synergistic immunotherapeutic response.
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