ZW25-201: A Phase 2 Study of Zanidatamab (ZW25; bispecific antibody) Plus First-line Chemotherapy in HER2-Expressing Cancers, Including Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer), Gallbladder Cancer, and Colorectal Cancer

To investigate the efficacy and safety of zanidatamab in combination with standard first line chemotherapy regimens in gastrointestinal cancers, including biliary tract cancer (BTC) such as intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and gallbladder cancer.

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TELE_ABC Telotristat Ethyl for Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer. A phase 2, multicenter, open-label safety and efficacy study of Xermelo® plus first-line chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced, unresectable, recurrent or metastatic BTC

Eligible patients with signed informed consent receive Telotristat Ethyl 250 mg (1 tab) 3 times daily for the 1st 7 days and then 500 mg (2 tabs) 3 times a day thereafter. Patients will also receive chemotherapy (Gemcitabine & Cisplatin) intravenously on Day 1 and Day 8 of each 21-day cycle, until end of study, progression, or consent withdrawal

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Durvalumab or Placebo in Combination With Gemcitabine/Cisplatin in Patients With 1st Line Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer (TOPAZ-1) (TOPAZ-1)

This is a Phase III Study of Durvalumab (Immunotherapy) in Combination With Gemcitabine Plus Cisplatin Versus Placebo in Combination With Gemcitabine Plus Cisplatin for Patients With First-Line Advanced Biliary Tract Cancers. Chemotherapy (Gemcitabine plus Cisplatin) is the standard of care for advanced biliary tract cancer.

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The study drug, varlitinib, is an investigational anti-tumor product, delivered in the form of tablets. The study drug has been administered as a single and combination treatment to patients with metastatic gastric cancer, gastro-esophageal tumors, breast cancer, and biliary tract cancer (BTC). Laboratory studies and animal research suggest that the study drug stops cancer cells from growing by affecting different kinds of proteins in cancer cells. In particular, laboratory studies suggest that the study drug may be effective in targeting and inhibiting (preventing) the pathways of certain proteins in cells called “HER” (human epidermal growth factor receptor). The “HER” protein is important in types of cancer such as cholangiocarcinoma (BTC), gastric cancer, breast cancer, and others. Varlitinib has shown activity in BTC. In this study, patients will receive study drug plus capecitabine, or placebo plus capecitabine. Inclusion allows all forms of BTC and there is no biomarker-based patient selection.

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