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Prostate Cancer clinical trials at UC Davis
10 research studies open to eligible people

  • A Study of Experimental Combination of Enzalutamide and Indomethacin For Recurrent or Metastatic Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    “This is a research study for patients with prostate cancer that has become resistant to first-line androgen deprivation therapy.”

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects of enzalutamide and indomethacin and to see how well they work in treating patients with prostate cancer that does not respond to treatment with hormones, has come back, or has spread from where it started to other places in the body. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using enzalutamide and indomethacin may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes and/or blocking the use of androgen by the tumor cells.

    Sacramento, California

  • A Study of Experimental Radiation Therapy With or Without Apalutamide For Stage III-IV Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy with or without apalutamide works in treating patients with stage III-IV prostate cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-ray to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Androgen can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Drugs, such as apalutamide, may lessen the amount of androgen made by the body. Giving radiation therapy and apalutamide may work better at treating prostate cancer than radiation alone.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • A Study of Experimental Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (radiation treatment in a shorter amount of time) For Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with stage IIA-B prostate cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that sends x-rays directly to the tumor using smaller doses over several days and may cause less damage to normal tissue. Stereotactic body radiation therapy may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • A Study of Experimental TRC253, an Androgen Receptor Antagonist, For Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18-99

    This is a multi-center, first-in-human, open-label, Phase 1/2A dose-escalation study in which eligible patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate carcinoma (mCRPC) will receive oral doses of TRC253. The study will be conducted in 2 parts: part 1 (dose escalation) and part 2 (dose expansion).

    Santa Monica, California and other locations

  • A Study of the Experimental ConfirmMDx and SelectMDx Test for Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 40-85

    Target enrollment is 1000 prospectively enrolled subjects with an initial negative biopsy scheduled for repeat biopsy. Subjects must have had their negative index prostate biopsy procedure within 30 months of being scheduled for their repeat biopsy. All enrolled subjects will have all core tissues from the initial negative biopsy blinded and tested with the assay. All subjects will have serum and plasma samples obtained prior to DRE, and a urine sample collected immediately following DRE but in advance of the repeat biopsy; samples will be blinded and sent to MDxHealth for evaluation.

    Irvine, California

  • A Study of the Safety and Activity of Experimental ABBV-744 For Metastatic Prostate Cancer and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is an open-label, Phase 1, dose-escalation (Segment 1) and expansion (Segment 2) study to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and the recommended phase two dose (RPTD), and to assess the safety, preliminary efficacy, and pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of ABBV-744 for participants with metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) and relapsed/refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • Abiraterone Acetate, Niclosamide, and Prednisone in Treating Patients With Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

    “Study medicine, PDMX1001/Niclosamide combined with approved prostate cancer drugs, abiraterone and prednisone to treat prostate cancer”

    open to eligible males ages 19 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the side effects and how well abiraterone acetate, niclosamide, and prednisone work in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cells. Hormone therapy using abiraterone acetate may fight prostate cancer by lowering the amount of androgen the body makes. Niclosamide is a drug that may block another signal that can cause prostate cancer cell growth. Prednisone is a drug that can help lessen inflammation. Giving abiraterone acetate, niclosamide, and prednisone may be a better treatment for patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer.

    Sacramento, California

  • Study of TAS3681 in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this trial is to investigate the safety and tolerability of TAS3681 and to find the maximum tolerated dose of TAS3681.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • Targeted therapy directed by genetic testing in treating patients with advanced solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma

    “Will identifying genetic abnormalities in tumor cells help doctors plan better, more personalized treatment for cancer patients?”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic abnormalities (such as mutations, amplifications, or translocations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic abnormality. Identifying these genetic abnormalities first may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

  • Two different types of radiotherapy, and hormone therapy for treatment of prostate cancer

    “SBRT boost (high doses of radiation to tumor ), IMRT (low radiation to normal tissues, optimal radiation to cancer cells), hormone therapy”

    open to eligible males ages 18 years and up

    We hypothesize that Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Boost (SBRT) as a boost to the prostate following whole pelvic intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) can be delivered effectively and safely in a population of men with unfavorable intermediate and high risk localized prostate cancer. Our primary objective is to assess the feasibility and safety of a treatment strategy incorporating whole pelvic IMRT followed by an SBRT boost to the prostate with neoadjuvant, concurrent, and adjuvant androgen deprivation for a total of 28 months for men with unfavorable intermediate or high risk localized prostate cancer.

    Sacramento, California