Treatment Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are for pancreatic 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.

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  • Hypofractionated Ablative Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy and Capecitabine or Fluorouracil in Treating Patients with Potentially Resectable Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

    This phase II trial studies how well hypofractionated ablative intensity-modulated radiation therapy and capecitabine or fluorouracil work in treating patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread from its original site of growth to nearby tissues or lymph nodes and may be able to be removed by surgery. Hypofractionated radiation therapy delivers higher doses of radiation therapy over a shorter period of time and may kill more tumor cells and have fewer side effects. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as capecitabine and fluorouracil, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving hypofractionated ablative intensity-modulated radiation therapy and capecitabine or fluorouracil may work better in treating patients with pancreatic cancer.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Intra-arterial Gemcitabine vs. IV Gemcitabine and Nab-Paclitaxel Following Radiotherapy for LAPC

    The study is a multi-center, un-blinded, randomized control study of subjects with locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma which is unresectable.
    Location: 10 locations

  • Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors (MK-3475-158 / KEYNOTE-158)

    In this study, participants with multiple types of advanced (unresectable and / or metastatic) solid tumors who have progressed on standard of care therapy will be treated with pembrolizumab (MK-3475).
    Location: 7 locations

  • A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of AB680 in Participants With Gastrointestinal Malignancies

    This is a Phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and clinical activity of AB680 in combination with AB122, nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine in participants with advanced pancreatic cancer.
    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

  • Combination Chemotherapy and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy before Surgery Followed by Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients with Pancreatic Cancer That Can Be Removed by Surgery

    This phase II clinical trial studies how well combination chemotherapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy before surgery followed by combination chemotherapy works in treating patients with pancreatic cancer that can be removed by surgery. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel albumin-stabilized nanoparticle formulation and gemcitabine hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. 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. Giving paclitaxel albumin-stabilized nanoparticle formulation, gemcitabine hydrochloride, and stereotactic body radiation therapy before surgery may make the tumor smaller and reduce the amount of normal tissue that needs to be removed, and giving paclitaxel albumin-stabilized nanoparticle formulation and gemcitabine hydrochloride after surgery may kill any remaining tumor cells.
    Location: 6 locations

  • CGX1321 in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors and CGX1321 With Pembrolizumab in Subjects With Advanced GI Tumors (Keynote 596)

    This is a multicenter, open-label study conducted in two phases: Phase 1 consisting of a CGX1321 Single Agent Dose Escalation Phase in solid tumors, CGX1321 Single Agent Dose Expansion Phase in GI tumors and Roll-over Cohort of CGX1321 and pembrolizumab in subjects who have progressed on single agent CGX1321 and Phase 1b consisting of CGX1321 in combination with pembrolizumab in colorectal tumors. Both phases are to evaluate safety, pharmacokinetics, and clinical activity.
    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

  • TPST-1120 as Monotherapy and in Combination With Nivolumab in Subjects With Advanced Cancers

    This is a phase 1 / 1b open label, multicenter dose escalation and dose expansion study to investigate the safety, tolerability and anti-tumor activity of TPST-1120, a small molecule selective antagonist of PPARα (peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha) as monotherapy and in combination with a systemic anticancer agent, nivolumab, an anti-PD1 antibody, in subjects with advanced solid tumors.
    Location: 6 locations

  • A Multi-Center Study of SM-88 in Subjects With Pancreatic Cancer

    A prospective, open-label phase 2 / 3 trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer subjects who have failed two lines of prior systemic therapy. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of SM-88 used with MPS (methoxsalen, phenytoin and sirolimus) in pancreatic cancer and will measure multiple endpoints, including overall survival, progression free survival, relevant biomarkers, quality of life, safety, and overall response rate. (Part 1 enrollment complete) In the initial stage of the trial (36 subjects), two dose levels of SM-88's metyrosine-derivative was evaluated. (Part 2 actively enrolling) The second part will consist of a subsequent expansion of the trial to further assess safety and efficacy of SM-88 used with MPS containing the selected SM-88 RP2D from Part 1. A total of 250 subjects in the second part will be randomized 1:1 either to the SM-88 arm (125 subjects) or Physician's Choice of therapy for the Control Arm (125 subjects). Subjects should have previously received two lines of prior systemic therapy.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Study of MK-1454 Alone or in Combination With Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Advanced / Metastatic Solid Tumors or Lymphomas (MK-1454-001)

    The purpose of this study is to identify a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or maximum administered dose (MAD) of MK-1454 alone and of MK-1454 in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in participants with advanced / metastatic solid tumors or lymphomas in Part 1, and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MK-1454 via intratumoral (IT) injection in combination with pembrolizumab in selected solid tumors in Part 2. MK-1454 will be administered IT; pembrolizumab (pembro) will be administered via intravenous (IV) infuison. In Part 1, participants will be allocated to one of three treatment arms: MK-1454 monotherapy (cutaneous / subcutaneous [cut / subcut] lesions), MK-1454+pembro (cut / subcut lesions), or MK-1454+pembro (visceral lesions). In Part 2, participants with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) who are anti-programmed cell death-protein 1 or anti-programmed cell death-ligand 1 (anti-PD-1 / PD-L1) refractory or with anti-PD-1 / PD-L1 treatment-naïve triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) or with anti-PD-1 / PD-L1 treatment-naïve solid tumors with liver metastases / lesions will receive MK-1454 via IT injection at the RP2D determined in Part 1 PLUS pembrolizumab via IV infusion for up 35 cycles (up approximately 2 years).
    Location: 5 locations

  • A Study of AbGn-107 in Patients With Gastric, Colorectal, Pancreatic or Biliary Cancer

    This study is to define the safety profile and to determine the Maximal tolerated dose regimen and preliminary efficacy of AbGn-107 administered every 14 days (Q2W regimen) or 28 days (Q4W regimen) in patients with chemo-refractory locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic gastric, colorectal, pancreatic or biliary cancer.
    Location: 5 locations

  • A Study of LY3214996 Administered Alone or in Combination With Other Agents in Participants With Advanced / Metastatic Cancer

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of an extracellular signal regulated kinase (ERK1 / 2) inhibitor LY3214996 administered alone or in combination with other agents in participants with advanced cancer.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, and Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Microsatellite Stable Pancreatic Cancer

    This phase II trial studies how well nivolumab, ipilimumab, and radiation therapy works in treating patients with microsatellite stable pancreatic cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Ipilimumab and nivolumab are both antibodies. An antibody is a protein that attaches to other cells to fight off infection. The antibodies in ipilimumab may work by not allowing cancer cell growth. The antibodies in nivolumab may work by causing programmed cell death of cancer cells. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving radiation therapy may increase the response rate of ipilimumab and nivolumab.
    Location: 4 locations

  • A Study of a Personalized Cancer Vaccine Targeting Shared Neoantigens

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the dose, safety, immunogenicity and early clinical activity of GRT-C903 and GRT-R904, a neoantigen-based therapeutic cancer vaccine, in combination with immune checkpoint blockade, in patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, microsatellite stable colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and shared neoantigen-positive tumors.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Trial to Evaluate Safety and Tolerability of GP-2250 in Combination With Gemcitabine

    This trial will consist of 2 parts. Phase 1 will use a Bayesian Optimal Interval (BOIN) dose escalation design of GP-2250 as intravenous single-dose monotherapy, followed by combination therapy with gemcitabine in subjects with advanced pancreatic cancer. A Simon Two-Stage Design (Phase 2) will follow this to assess preliminary clinical activity of GP-2250 in combination with gemcitabine at the recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) in subjects with advanced pancreatic cancer previously treated with FOLFIRINOX but never exposed to therapeutic gemcitabine
    Location: 4 locations

  • A Study to Assess the Antitumor Activity and Safety of IMAB362 in Combination With Nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine (Nab-P + GEM) as First Line Treatment in Subjects With Claudin 18.2 (CLDN18.2) Positive, Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    The purpose of this study is to confirm the recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D) of zolbetuximab in combination with Nab-P + GEM, determine overall survival and assess the safety and tolerability of the combination treatment. This study will also evaluate other anti-tumor effects, tumor markers and pharmacokinetics (PK) of zolbetuximab, Nab-P and GEM.
    Location: 5 locations

  • Electron Beam Intraoperative Radiation Therapy after Chemoradiation in Treating Patients with Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

    This phase II trial studies how well electron beam intraoperative (during surgery) radiation therapy after chemoradiation works in treating patients with pancreatic cancer that may be removed by surgery or has spread from where it started to nearby tissue or lymph nodes. Electron beam intraoperative radiation therapy works by delivering radiation therapy to the tumor while reducing the amount of healthy tissue exposed to the radiation therapy. Giving electron beam intraoperative radiation therapy after chemotherapy may help stop the cancer cells from growing.
    Location: 4 locations

  • Stereotactic MRI-guided On-table Adaptive Radiation Therapy (SMART) for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

    High-dose magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided hypofractionated radiation therapy delivered using daily adaptive dose planning has been shown in a retrospective study to result in improved overall survival, relative to patients receiving lower radiation doses, in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer, without increasing the rate of serious gastrointestinal toxicity. The goal of the proposed trial is to investigative in a controlled, prospective manner the robustness of this outcome, and to track quality of life over a 5-year trial period.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Niraparib in Treating Patients with Advanced, Metastatic, or Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer with Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Deficiencies

    This phase II trial studies how well niraparib works in treating patients with pancreatic cancer with mutations in DNA repair genes that has spread to other places in the body (advanced or metastatic) or cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Niraparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.
    Location: 4 locations

  • A Study of RGX-202-01 With or Without FOLFIRI in Patients With Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies

    RGX-202-001 is a Phase 1, first-in-human, dose escalation and expansion study of RGX-202-01 as a single agent and in combination with FOLFIRI. RGX-202-01 is a small molecule inhibitor of the creatine transporter SLC6a8, a novel metabolic target that drives gastrointestinal cancer progression. During the dose escalation stage, multiple doses of orally administered RGX-202-01 with or without FOLFIRI (single agent or combination therapy) will be evaluated in patients with advanced gastrointestinal tumors (i.e., locally advanced and unresectable, or metastatic) who have had PD on available standard systemic therapies or for which there are no standard systemic therapies of relevant clinical impact. In the expansion stage of the study, additional patients with advanced gastrointestinal malignancies selected by expression of the creatine kinase B (CKB) biomarker, gastric / gastroesophageal cancer, or colorectal cancer (CRC) will be treated at the MTD (or maximum tested dose if no MTD is identified, or dose below the MTD if there is evidence suggesting a more favorable risk / benefit profile). This stage will provide further characterization of the safety, efficacy, PK, and pharmacodynamics of RGX-202-01 as a single agent (selected by expression of the CKB biomarker) and in combination with FOLFIRI (gastric / gastroesophageal cancer and CRC).
    Location: 5 locations

  • Phase 1 Study Evaluating VT1021 in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

    This study is an an open-label Phase I trial of VT1021 in patients with advanced solid tumors. Patients must have recurrent or advanced cancer (i.e., solid tumors) for which standard therapy offers no curative potential.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Guadecitabine and Durvalumab in Treating Patients with Advanced Liver, Pancreatic, Bile Duct, or Gallbladder Cancer

    This phase Ib trial studies the side effects and best dose of guadecitabine and how well it works when given together with durvalumab in treating patients with liver, pancreatic, bile duct, or gallbladder cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Guadecitabine may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Immunotherapy with durvalumab, may induce changes in body’s immune system and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving guadecitabine and durvalumab may work better in treating patients with liver, pancreatic, bile duct, or gallbladder cancer.
    Location: 4 locations

  • Tumor-Associated Antigen-Specific Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in Treating Participants with Locally Advanced, Advanced, Metastatic, or Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

    This phase I / II trial studies the side effects of tumor associated antigen (TAA)-specific T lymphocytes and to see how well it works in treating participants with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other places in the body or can be removed by surgery. Vaccines made from a person's tumor cells may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells that express a specific antigen.
    Location: 4 locations

  • A Phase 1, Multi-Center, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation, Safety, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Study of Minnelide™ Capsules Given Alone or in Combination With Protein-Bound Paclitaxel in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

    A Phase I, Multicenter, Open-label, Dose-Escalation, Safety, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Study of Minnelide™Capsules given daily for 21 days followed by 7 days off schedule in patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
    Location: 4 locations