Clinical Trials Using Gemcitabine

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are studying Gemcitabine. 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 101-106 of 106

  • Sorafenib Tosylate, Vorinostat, Gemcitabine Hydrochloride, and Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of sorafenib tosylate and vorinostat when given together with gemcitabine hydrochloride and radiation therapy in treating patients with pancreatic cancer. Sorafenib tosylate and vorinostat may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as 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. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving sorafenib tosylate, vorinostat, gemcitabine hydrochloride, and radiation therapy may be a better treatment for pancreatic cancer.
    Location: Virginia Commonwealth University / Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia

  • Telotristat Ethyl in Promoting Weight Stability in Patients with Recurrent Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    This phase II trial studies how well telotristat ethyl works in promoting weight stability in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma that has come back (recurrent) and spread to other places in the body (advanced). Telotristat ethyl may decrease bowel movements which may make patients gain weight. Stabilizing weight may help patients tolerate chemotherapy better and improve longevity.
    Location: 3 locations

  • Biomarker-Driven Therapy and Immunotherapy in Screening Participants with Recurrent or Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (The Expanded Lung-MAP Screening Trial)

    This expansion of the screening and multi-sub-study Lung-MAP trial is motivated by the changing landscape due to progress in the development of immunotherapies. The Lung-MAP trial was originally opened in June of 2014 for second-line treatment of participants with stage IV squamous lung cancer or squamous lung cancer that has come back (recurrent). The trial was amended to allow all participants with previously-treated stage IV or recurrent squamous lung cancer in 2015. The study is now expanding to allow participants with all types of previously-treated stage IV or recurrent non-small cell lung cancer. The type of cancer trait (biomarker) will determine to which sub-study, within this protocol, a participant will be assigned in order to compare new targeted cancer therapy designed to block the growth and spread of cancer, with the ultimate goal of being able to approve new targeted therapies in this setting. In addition, the protocol includes “non-match” sub-studies which will include all screened participants not eligible for any of the biomarker-driven sub-studies.
    Location: 784 locations

  • Microdevice for In Situ Candidate Drug Screening in Skin Lesions of T-Cell Lymphoma

    This pilot trial studies the side effects and feasibility of microdevice for in situ candidate drug screening in skin lesions of T-cell lymphoma. Implanting and retrieving a microdevice that releases up to 19 drugs directly within a skin lesion may be a possible tool to evaluate the effectiveness of several approved cancer drugs against cutaneous T cell lymphoma or peripheral T cell lymphoma.
    Location: 2 locations

  • A Study of LY2880070 in Participants With Advanced or Metastatic Cancer

    The main purpose of this two-part study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the study drug known as LY2880070 in participants with advanced or metastatic solid tumors.
    Location: 3 locations

  • Precise Local Injection of Anti-cancer Drugs Using Presage's CIVO™ Device in Soft Tissue Sarcoma

    This is a feasibility study in patients with localized or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma undergoing surgery to determine how sarcoma in situ responds to injected microdoses of anti-cancer therapeutics.
    Location: OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Portland, Oregon