Clinical Trials Using Leuprolide Acetate

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are studying Leuprolide Acetate. 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 1-22 of 22
  • Standard Systemic Therapy with or without Definitive Treatment in Treating Participants with Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    This phase III trial studies whether the addition of definitive treatment (radiation or surgical removal) of the primary tumor to standard systemic therapy for patients with prostate cancer, may help prevent the cancer from the spreading to other parts of their body. Removing the prostate by either surgery or radiation therapy in addition to standard systemic therapy for prostate cancer may lower the chance of the cancer growing or spreading.
    Location: 248 locations

  • Antiandrogen Therapy and Radiation Therapy with or without Docetaxel in Treating Patients with Prostate Cancer That Has Been Removed by Surgery

    This randomized phase II / III trial studies docetaxel, antiandrogen therapy, and radiation therapy to see how well it works compared with antiandrogen therapy and radiation therapy alone in treating patients with prostate cancer that has been removed by surgery. Androgen can cause the growth of prostate cells. Antihormone therapy may lessen the amount of androgen made by the body. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as docetaxel, 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 antiandrogen therapy and radiation therapy with or without docetaxel after surgery may kill any remaining tumor cells.
    Location: 236 locations

  • A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer

    This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry.
    Location: 26 locations

  • Study of Abiraterone, Atezolizumab, Lupron, and Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Men with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer, SAABR Study

    This phase II trial studies how well abiraterone acetate, atezolizumab, lupron, and stereotactic body radiotherapy works for the treatment of men with hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that has spread to different parts of the body (metastatic). Abiraterone acetate works by decreasing the production of the male sex hormone (testosterone) that causes prostate cancer to grow. The steroid drug prednisone is given with abiraterone acetate to reduce or prevent some of its side effects. Lupron (leuprolide) is a hormone treatment that reduces levels of testosterone, which slows the growth of prostate cancer. Atezolizumab is a type of drug called a PD-L1 blocker; it blocks a protein located on the surface of some tumor cells and immune cells that can act as a “brake” on the immune system. Blocking this protein releases the brakes, allowing the immune system to function more efficiently to identify and attack cancer cells. Stereotactic body radiotherapy delivers very precisely targeted high-dose radiation in less time than standard radiation therapy, which reduces potential damage to healthy tissues near the targeted treatment area. Adding atezolizumab and stereotactic body radiotherapy to treatment with abiraterone acetate, prednisone, and lupron may boost the immune system's ability to identify and destroy cancer cells, which may prevent the cancer from getting worse.
    Location: 7 locations

  • Nivolumab, Docetaxel, and Androgen Deprivation Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic, Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer with DNA Damage Repair Defects or Inflamed Tumors

    This phase II trial studies how well nivolumab, docetaxel, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) work in treating patients with hormone-sensitive prostate cancer with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) damage repair defects or inflamed tumors that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Testosterone can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. ADT, or hormonal therapy, may help fight prostate cancer by cutting off the supply of testosterone. Nivolumab is an antibody (a type of human protein) that works by stimulating the body’s immune system to recognize and fight cancer cells. Chemotherapy drugs, such as docetaxel, 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. Hormonal therapy and chemotherapy may make cancer cells more recognizable to the immune system, and make cancer cells more susceptible to nivolumab immunotherapy. The purpose of this study is to examine the activity and safety of hormonal therapy combined with docetaxel chemotherapy and nivolumab immunotherapy for patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: 5 locations

  • A Study of Salvage Radiotherapy With or Without Enzalutamide in Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following Surgery

    Patients with post-prostatectomy PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) recurrences with aggressive disease features will receive salvage radiation therapy and standard androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) or enhanced ADT to determine if there is any improvement in progression-free survival when enhanced ADT is used compared to standard ADT.
    Location: 8 locations

  • Testosterone Therapy Followed by Enzalutamide or Abiraterone Acetate in Treating Patients with Prostate Cancer That Is Progressing on Combined Androgen Therapies

    This phase II trial studies how well testosterone therapy followed by enzalutamide or abiraterone acetate works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has become worse or spread on combined androgen therapies. Androgens, such as testosterone, can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Androgen therapies, such as enzalutamide and abiraterone acetate, suppress or block the production or action of testosterone. Rapid treatment with testosterone may make the cancer cells become sensitive to retreatment with enzalutamide or abiraterone acetate. Giving testosterone prior to enzalutamide or abiraterone acetate may have an effect on the growth of prostate cancer in men who have not responded to long term therapy to lower testosterone in their blood (castrating therapy).
    Location: 2 locations

  • Abemaciclib and Androgen Deprivation Therapy for the Treatment of Localized High-Risk or Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

    This phase II trial studies the effect of abemaciclib and androgen deprivation therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body (localized) and is high-risk, or has spread to nearby tissue or lymph nodes (locally advanced). Abemaciclib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Since prostate cancer is driven prominently by high testosterone levels, drugs used in androgen deprivation therapy, such as goserelin acetate and leuprolide acetate, act to reduce the levels of testosterone and thus slow the growth of prostate cancer. Abemaciclib may work with androgen deprivation therapy to control growth and spread of prostate cancer so as to make the patient’s tumor better receptive to radiation therapy and improve outcomes to radiation therapy.
    Location: University of Alabama at Birmingham Cancer Center, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Androgen Deprivation Therapy (Leuprolide and Degarelix) and Chemoimmunotherapy (Cemiplimab and Docetaxel) for the Treatment of Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

    This phase II trial studies the side effects of androgen deprivation therapy (leuprolide and degarelix) and chemoimmunotherapy (cemiplimab and docetaxel) and to see how well they work in treating patients with hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Androgen can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using leuprolide and degarelix may fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as cemiplimab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as docetaxel, 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. The purpose of this study is to determine if the addition of immunotherapy to chemotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy, is safe and improves response to therapy.
    Location: NYP / Columbia University Medical Center / Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, New York

  • Antiandrogen Therapy and SBRT in Treating Patients with Recurrent, Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    This phase II trial studies how well antiandrogen therapy (leuprolide, apalutamide, and abiraterone acetate) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has come back (recurrent) and has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as leuprolide, apalutamide, and abiraterone acetate, 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. SBRT 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 antiandrogen therapy and SBRT may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: UCLA / Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California

  • Radium Ra 223 Dichloride, Hormone Therapy and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    This phase 2 trial studies radium Ra 223 dichloride, hormone therapy and stereotactic body radiation in treating patients with prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Radium Ra 223 dichloride contains a radioactive substance that collects in the bone and gives off radiation that may kill cancer cells. Hormone therapy using leuprolide acetate or goserelin acetate may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of testosterone the body makes. 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 radium Ra 223 dichloride, hormone therapy and stereotactic body radiation may work better at treating prostate cancer.
    Location: City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California

  • Systemic and Tumor-Directed Therapy for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

    This is a trial for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer with 5 or fewer sites of metastases. The trial involves surgery (removal of the prostate), six months of hormone therapy, and stereotactic body radiotherapy to the sites of metastasis.
    Location: UCLA / Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California

  • Androgen Deprivation Therapy, Pembrolizumab, and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy with or without TLR9 Agonist SD-101 in Treating Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well androgen deprivation therapy, pembrolizumab, and stereotactic body radiation therapy with or without TLR9 agonist SD-101 in treating patients with prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Androgen can cause the growth of tumor cells. Androgen deprivation therapy, such as leuprolide acetate, prednisone, and abiraterone acetate may lessen the amount of androgen made by the body. 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. 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. SD-101 may stimulate the body’s immune response by increasing the ability of immune cells to recognize and kill tumor cells. It is not yet known whether giving androgen deprivation therapy, pembrolizumab, and stereotactic body radiation therapy with or without TLR9 agonist SD-101 may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: UCSF Medical Center-Mount Zion, San Francisco, California

  • Apalutamide with or without Abiraterone Acetate, Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analog, and Prednisone in Treating Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer Undergoing Surgery

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well apalutamide works with or without abiraterone acetate, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, and prednisone in treating patients with high-risk prostate cancer undergoing surgery. Androgen can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using apalutamide, abiraterone acetate, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog (GnRH agonist) may fight prostate cancer by lowering the levels of androgen the body makes. Prednisone may either kill the tumor cells or stop them from dividing. Giving apalutamide with or without abiraterone acetate, GnRH agonist and prednisone may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • Apalutamide and Leuprolide Acetate in Treating Patients with Prostate Cancer before Surgery

    This phase II trial studies how well apalutamide and leuprolide acetate work in treating patients with prostate cancer before surgery. Hormone therapy using apalutamide and leuprolide acetate may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes and / or blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells.
    Location: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, Ohio

  • High-Dose Brachytherapy in Treating Patients with Prostate Cancer

    This phase I / II trial studies the side effects and how well high-dose brachytherapy works in treating patients with prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body. Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into or near a tumor and may be a better treatment in patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: Stanford Cancer Institute Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California

  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy with Stereotactic Radiosurgery Boost and Hormone Therapy in Treating Patients with Prostate Cancer

    This phase I trial studies intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with stereotactic radiosurgery boost and hormone therapy in treating patients with prostate cancer. Specialized radiation therapy, such as IMRT and stereotactic radiosurgery, that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cells and cause less damage to normal tissue. Androgen hormones can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells and antihormone therapy drugs, such as leuprolide acetate, goserelin acetate, and bicalutamide, may lessen the amount of androgens made by the body. Giving IMRT with stereotactic radiosurgery boost and androgen deprivation therapy may be an effective treatment for prostate cancer.
    Location: University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, California

  • A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Relugolix in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

    The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of relugolix 120 milligrams (mg) orally once daily for 48 weeks on maintaining serum testosterone suppression to castrate levels (< 50 nanograms / deciliter [ng / dL]) in participants with androgen-sensitive advanced prostate cancer.
    Location: See Clinical Trials.gov

  • Treating Prostate Cancer That Has Come Back after Surgery with Apalutamide and Targeted Radiation Using PET / CT Imaging

    This phase III trial compares the addition of apalutamide, with or without targeted radiation therapy, to standard of care treatment versus standard of care treatment alone in patients with prostate cancer biochemical recurrence (a rise in the blood level of prostate-specific antigen [PSA] after treatment with surgery or radiation). Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography / computed tomography (PET / CT), may help doctors look for cancer that has spread to the pelvis. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Apalutamide may help fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of androgens by the tumor cells. Targeted radiation therapy uses high energy rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors that have spread. This trial may help doctors determine if using PET / CT results to deliver more tailored treatment (i.e., adding apalutamide, with or without targeted radiation therapy, to standard of care treatment) works better than standard of care treatment alone in patients with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer.
    Location: See Clinical Trials.gov

  • Testing the Addition of Darolutamide to Hormonal Therapy (Androgen Deprivation Therapy [ADT]) after Surgery for Men with High-Risk Prostate Cancer, The ERADICATE Study

    This phase III trial compares the effect of adding darolutamide to ADT versus ADT alone after surgery for the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer. ADT reduces testosterone levels in the blood. Testosterone is a hormone made mainly in the testes and is needed to develop and maintain male sex characteristics, such as facial hair, deep voice, and muscle growth. It also plays a role in prostate cancer development. Darolutamide blocks the actions of the androgens (e.g. testosterone) in the tumor cells and in the body. Giving darolutamide with ADT may work better in eliminating or reducing the size of the cancer and / or prevent it from returning compared to ADT alone in patients with prostate cancer.
    Location: Location information is not yet available.

  • CASPAR, A Clinical Study Evaluating The Benefit of Adding Rucaparib to Enzalutamide for Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer That Has Become Resistant To Testosterone-Deprivation Therapy

    This phase III trial compares the addition of rucaparib to enzalutamide with enzalutamide alone for the treatment of men with prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic) and has become resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy. Testosterone is a hormone made mainly in the testes and is needed to develop and maintain male sex characteristics, such as facial hair, deep voice, and muscle growth. It also plays role in prostate cancer development. Enzalutamide may help fight prostate cancer by blocking the use of testosterone by the tumor cells for growth. PARPs are proteins that help repair deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) mutations. PARP inhibitors, such as rucaparib, can keep PARPs from working , so tumor cells can't repair themselves. This may stop tumor cells from growing. Giving enzalutamide and rucaparib may prolong patients’ survival and / or prevent their cancer from growing or spreading for a longer time. It may also help doctors learn if a mutation in any of the specific DNA repair (homologous recombination) genes is helpful in selecting the most appropriate treatment for the patient.
    Location: Location information is not yet available.

  • Palifermin with Leuprolide Acetate or Degarelix after Total-Body Irradiation Based Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

    This phase II trial studies how well palifermin with leuprolide acetate or degarelix works after total body-irradiation based donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with hematologic malignancies (cancer of the blood or bone marrow). Giving chemotherapy and total body irradiation before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the patient's immune system from rejecting the donor's stem cells. When the healthy stem cells from a donor are infused into the patient they may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor can make an immune response against the body's normal cells. Giving palifermin and leuprolide acetate or degarelix and removing the T cells from the donor cells before transplant may stop this from happening. It is not yet known whether giving palifermin with leuprolide acetate or degarelix is more effective in helping the immune system recover faster after a donor stem cell transplant.
    Location: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York