Treatment Clinical Trials for Melanoma

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are for melanoma treatment. All trials on the list are supported by NCI.

NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. You may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Talk to your doctor for help in deciding if one is right for you.

Trials 26-50 of 265

  • Proton Beam or Photon-Based Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Salivary Gland Cancer, Skin Cancer, or Melanoma

    This randomized phase II trial studies the side effects of proton beam or photon-based intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with salivary gland cancer, skin cancer, or melanoma. Proton beam radiation therapy uses tiny charged particles to deliver radiation directly to the tumor and may cause less damage to normal tissue. Intensity-modulated or photon beam radiation therapy uses high-energy x-ray beams shaped to treat the tumor and may also cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known if proton beam radiation therapy is more effective than photon-based intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with salivary gland cancer, skin cancer, or melanoma.
    Location: 9 locations

  • Study of NGM120 in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors and Pancreatic Cancer Using Combination Therapy

    Study of NGM120 in subjects with advanced solid tumors and pancreatic cancer.
    Location: 9 locations

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Metastatic Cancer with Limited Progression on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    This phase II trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works in treating patients with cancer that has spread to other places in the body with limited progression while on immune checkpoint blockade. Stereotactic body radiation therapy uses special equipment to position a patient and deliver radiation to tumors with high precision. This method can kill tumor cells with fewer doses over a shorter period and cause less damage to normal tissue.
    Location: 8 locations

  • A First-in-human Study of the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Anti-tumor Activity of SAR439459 Monotherapy and Combination of SAR439459 and Cemiplimab in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

    Primary Objectives: Dose escalation (Part 1) Part 1A (SAR439459 monotherapy) - To determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and / or maximum administered dose (MAD) of SAR439459 when administered intravenously as monotherapy in adult patients with advanced solid tumors. Part 1B (SAR439459 and cemiplimab combination therapy) - To determine the MTD and / or MAD of SAR439459 administered intravenously in combination with cemiplimab administered intravenously in adult patients with advanced solid tumors. Dose expansion (Part 2) Part 2A (SAR439459 monotherapy) - To determine optimal dose of SAR439459 administered intravenously in adult patients with advanced melanoma who have failed a prior therapy based on anti-PD-1 (programmed cell death-1) or anti-PD-L1. Part 2B (SAR439459 and cemiplimab combination therapy) - To determine the objective response rate (ORR) of SAR439459 in combination with cemiplimab in adult patients with selected advanced solid tumors by evaluation of antitumor response according to Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors 1.1 (RECIST 1.1). Secondary Objectives: - Pharmacokinetic (PK) profile SAR439459 monotherapy and combined with cemiplimab, PK profile of cemiplimab combined with SAR439459. - Immunogenicity of SAR439459 monotherapy and combined with cemiplimab. Dose escalation (Part 1) - Overall safety / tolerability profile of SAR439459 monotherapy and combined with cemiplimab. - Preliminary recommended phase 2 dose (pRP2D) of SAR439459 as monotherapy or combined with cemiplimab. Dose expansion (Part 2) - Progression free survival (PFS), time to progression (TTP), ORR, and safety of SAR439459 as monotherapy and PFS, TTP, duration of response (DOR), disease control rate (DCR) and safety in combination with cemiplimab. - To confirm the optimal dose of SAR439459 administered in combination with cemiplimab.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients with HIV and Relapsed, Refractory, or Disseminated Malignant Neoplasms

    This phase I trial studies the side effects of pembrolizumab in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and malignant neoplasms that have come back (relapsed), do not respond to treatment (refractory), or have distributed over a large area in the body (disseminated). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.
    Location: 10 locations

  • A Study of LGK974 in Patients With Malignancies Dependent on Wnt Ligands

    This primary purpose of this study is to find the recommended dose of LGK974 as a single agent and in combination with PDR001 that can be safely given to adult patients with selected solid malignancies for whom no effective standard treatment is available.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Study of Autologous Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Patients With Solid Tumors

    A prospective, open-label, multi-cohort, non-randomized, multicenter Phase 2 study evaluating adoptive cell therapy (ACT) with TIL LN-144 (Lifileucel) / LN-145 in combination with pembrolizumab or TIL LN-145 / LN-145-S1 as a single therapy.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Tavo and Pembrolizumab in Patients With Stage III / IV Melanoma Progressing on Pembrolizumab or Nivolumab Treatment

    Keynote 695 will be a Phase 2 study of intratumoral tavokinogene telseplasmid (tavo; pIL-12) Electroporation (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.
    Location: 9 locations

  • Pembrolizumab and Ziv-aflibercept in Treating Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of ziv-aflibercept when given together with pembrolizumab in treating patients with solid tumors that have spread to other places in the body (advanced). Ziv-afibercept works by decreasing blood and nutrient supply to the tumor, which may result in shrinking the tumor. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving ziv-aflibercept together with pembrolizumab may be a better treatment for patients with advanced solid tumors.
    Location: 7 locations

  • A Study of the Effects of ALKS 4230 on Subjects With Solid Tumors

    To better understand the safety and tolerability of ALKS 4230 in humans
    Location: 9 locations

  • Phase 1b / 2 Study of the Combination of IMCgp100 With Durvalumab and / or Tremelimumab in Cutaneous Melanoma

    This study is a Phase Ib / II, multi-center, open-label study of IMCgp100 as a single agent and in combination with durvalumab (MEDI4736) and / or tremelimumab in metastatic cutaneous melanoma. The purpose of this study is to characterize the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics, and to evaluate the anti-tumor activity of IMCgp100 in combination with durvalumab (MEDI4736, programmed death-ligand 1 [PD-L1] inhibitor), tremelimumab (CLTA-4 inhibitor), and the combination of durvalumab with tremelimumab compared to single-agent IMCgp100 alone. The study will enroll patients who have metastatic melanoma that is refractory to treatment with an anti-PD-1 inhibitor in the metastatic setting. This study will also evaluate the safety, tolerability, and anti‐tumor activity of IMCgp100 monotherapy in patients with advanced non‐uveal melanoma who progressed on prior PD‐1 inhibitors approved for the treatment of advanced melanoma; patients with BRAF mutations must be refractory to approved BRAF‐based therapy. Recent biologic evidence indicates that optimal responses to programmed cell death-1 (PD-1) directed therapy require the presence of CD8+ T cells in the tumor microenvironment and thus therapies such as IMCgp100 that recruit these effector cells to the tumor may overcome pre-existing resistance to checkpoint blockade. This emerging biology of checkpoint inhibitor resistance suggests the combination of IMCgp100 with checkpoint inhibition may have enhanced activity in patients with pre-existing resistance.
    Location: 7 locations

  • An Efficacy Study of Adjuvant Treatment With the Personalized Cancer Vaccine mRNA-4157 and Pembrolizumab in Patients With High-Risk Melanoma (KEYNOTE-942)

    The purpose of this study is to assess whether postoperative adjuvant therapy with mRNA-4157 and pembrolizumab improves recurrence free survival (RFS) compared to pembrolizumab alone in patients with complete resection of cutaneous melanoma and a high risk of recurrence.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Study of RP1 Monotherapy and RP1 in Combination With Nivolumab

    RPL-001-16 is a Phase 1 / 2, open label, dose escalation and expansion clinical study of RP1 alone and in combination with nivolumab in adult subjects with advanced and / or refractory solid tumors, to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D), as well as to evaluate preliminary efficacy.
    Location: 8 locations

  • A Study of RO7198457 as a Single Agent and in Combination With Atezolizumab in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Tumors

    This is a Phase 1a / 1b, open-label, multicenter, global, dose-escalation study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, immune response, and pharmacokinetics of RO7198457 as a single agent and in combination with atezolizumab (MPDL3280A, an engineered anti-programmed death-ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody).
    Location: 12 locations

  • Study of VE800 and Nivolumab in Patients With Selected Types of Advanced or Metastatic Cancer

    This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of VE800 in combination with Nivolumab in patients with selected types of advanced or metastatic cancer
    Location: 10 locations

  • Effectiveness Study of Nivolumab Compared to Placebo in Prevention of Recurrent Melanoma After Complete Resection of Stage IIB / C Melanoma

    The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of nivolumab adjuvant immunotherapy compared to placebo in adults and pediatric participants after complete resection of Stage IIB / C melanoma with no evidence of disease (NED) who are at high risk for recurrence.
    Location: 9 locations

  • Ipilimumab and Nivolumab in Treating Patients with High-Risk Ocular Melanoma

    This phase II trial studies how well ipilimumab and nivolumab work in treating patients with high-risk ocular melanoma. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and nivolumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the tumor, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.
    Location: 6 locations

  • CD40 Agonistic Antibody APX005M in Combination With Nivolumab

    This study is a Phase 1-2 open-label dose escalation study of the immuno-activating monoclonal antibody APX005M administered in combination with nivolumab to adult subjects with non-small cell lung cancer or metastatic melanoma. The Phase 1 portion is intended to establish the maximum tolerated dose and the recommended phase 2 dose of APX005M when administered in combination with nivolumab. The Phase 2 portion of the study will evaluate safety and efficacy of the combination.
    Location: 6 locations

  • Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of GSK3359609 in Participants With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors (INDUCE-1)

    GSK3359609 is an anti-Inducible T cell Co-Stimulator (ICOS) receptor agonist antibody intended for the treatment of cancers of different histology. This is a first-time-in-human (FTIH), open-label, multicenter study designed to investigate the safety, pharmacology, and preliminary antitumor activity in participants with selected, advanced or recurrent solid tumors with the aim to establish recommended dose(s) of GSK3359609 for further exploration as monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab, chemotherapy or other immune therapies. The study is comprised of two primary parts, each composed of two phases: Part 1: GSK3359609 monotherapy with Part 1A as dose escalation phase and Part 1B as cohort expansion phase; Part 2: GSK3359609 combination therapy with Part 2A pembrolizumab or GSK3174998 or dostarlimab or dostarlimab plus cobolimab or Bintrafusp alfa combination dose escalation phase and Part 2B expansion phase with pembrolizumab. Part 2A GSK3359609 combinations with chemotherapy will only consist of safety run-in cohorts. Each part and phase of the study includes a screening period, a treatment period, and a follow-up period. The primary objective of the study is to determine the safety, tolerability, maximum tolerated dose or the maximum administered dose of GSK3359609 alone or in combination.
    Location: 6 locations

  • A Study Of Avelumab In Combination With Other Cancer Immunotherapies In Advanced Malignancies (JAVELIN Medley)

    This is a Phase 1b / 2 dose-optimization study to evaluate safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary antitumor activity of avelumab (MSB0010718C) in combination with other cancer immunotherapies in patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors. The primary purpose is to assess the safety and early signs of efficacy of various avelumab combinations with other cancer immunotherapies, optimizing dosing regimens as appropriate, in a limited series of indications.
    Location: 8 locations

  • CAB-AXL-ADC Safety and Efficacy Study in Adult and Adolescent Patients With Solid Tumors

    The objective of this study is to assess safety and efficacy of CAB-AXL-ADC in solid tumors
    Location: 9 locations

  • A Study of a CD122-Biased Cytokine (NKTR-214) in Combination With Anti-PD-1 (Pembrolizumab) in Patients With Select Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors

    This study is to assess the safety and tolerability, and to assess the preliminary clinical benefit of NKTR-214 when combined with pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA®). The study is comprised of two groups; dose optimization and dose expansion cohorts. Dose Optimization will include first-line and second-line melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), urothelial carcinoma, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) regardless of PD-L1 expression status. This cohort will include patients enrolled in a 3 + 3 dose escalation and intra-patient step-up dose schemas. The dose expansion cohort will include first-line NSCLC patients regardless of PD-L1 expression status.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Estimating Anti-Tumor Activity and Identifying Potential Predictors of Response in Patients with Melanoma That is Metastatic or Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

    This phase II trial studies how well nivolumab and ipilimumab work in estimating anti-tumor activity and identifying potential predictors of response in patients with melanoma that is spreading to other places in the body or that cannot be removed by surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab and ipilimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.
    Location: 14 locations

  • A Phase 1 / 2 Study of In Situ Vaccination With Tremelimumab and IV Durvalumab Plus PolyICLC in Subjects With Advanced, Measurable, Biopsy-accessible Cancers

    This is an open-label, multicenter Phase 1 / 2 study of the CTLA-4 antibody, tremelimumab, and the PD-L1 antibody, durvalumab (MEDI4736), in combination with the tumor microenvironment (TME) modulator polyICLC, a TLR3 agonist, in subjects with advanced, measurable, biopsy-accessible cancers.
    Location: 6 locations

  • Safety Study of SEA-CD40 in Cancer Patients

    This study is being done to find out if SEA-CD40 is safe and effective when given alone, in combination with pembrolizumab, and in combination with pembrolizumab, gemcitabine, and nab-paclitaxel. The study will test increasing doses of SEA-CD40 given at least every 3 weeks to small groups of patients. The goal is to find the highest dose of SEA-CD40 that can be given to patients that does not cause unacceptable side effects. Different dose regimens will be evaluated. Different methods of administration may be evaluated. The pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamic effects, biomarkers of response, and antitumor activity of SEA-CD40 will also be evaluated.
    Location: 6 locations