Treatment Clinical Trials for Merkel Cell Cancer

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are for Merkel cell cancer 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 26-30 of 30

  • Abexinostat and Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients with MSI-High Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors

    This phase I trial studies the best dose and side effects of abexinostat and how well it works with given together with pembrolizumab in treating patients with microsatellite instability (MSI) solid tumors that have spread to nearby tissue or lymph nodes (locally advanced) or other places in the body (metastatic). Abexinostat may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. 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 abexinostat and pembrolizumab may work better in treating patients with solid tumors.
    Location: UCSF Medical Center-Mount Zion, San Francisco, California

  • A Safety and Tolerability Study of INCAGN02385 in Select Advanced Malignancies

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of INCAGN02385 in participants with advanced malignancies.
    Location: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey

  • Atezolizumab and Bevacizumab in Treating Patients with Rare Solid Tumors

    This phase II trial studies how well atezolizumab and bevacizumab work in treating patients with rare solid tumors. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab and bevacizumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.
    Location: M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

  • Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in Treating Patients with Malignancies with BK and / or JC Virus

    This phase II trial studies how well donor cytotoxic T lymphocytes work in treating patients with malignancies with BK and / or JC virus. Cytotoxic T lymphocytes are made from donated blood cells that are grown in the laboratory and are designed to kill viruses that can cause infections in transplant patients and may be an effective treatment in patients with malignancies with BK and / or JC virus.
    Location: M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

  • Talimogene Laherparepvec and Nivolumab in Treating Patients with Refractory Lymphomas or Advanced or Refractory Non-melanoma Skin Cancers

    This phase II trial studies how well talimogene laherparepvec works and nivolumab in treating patients with lymphomas that do not responded to treatment or non-melanoma skin cancers that have spread to other places in the body or do not responded to treatment. Biological therapies, such as talimogene laherparepvec, use substances made from living organisms that may stimulate or suppress the immune system in different ways and stop tumor cells from growing. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving talimogene laherparepvec and nivolumab may work better in treating patients with lymphomas or non-melanoma skin cancers.
    Location: 14 locations