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HERIZON-BTC-01: A Phase 2 Study of Zanidatamab (ZW25; bispecific antibody) in Patients with Advanced or Metastatic HER2-Amplified Biliary Tract Cancers

This study will test the effectiveness & safety of zanidatamab (ZW25) as a treatment for biliary tract cancers (cholangiocarcinoma or gall bladder cancer) that contain extra copies of a gene called HER2. Patients must have HER2, advanced (unresectable) or metastatic biliary tract cancer which has progressed following standard of care therapy.

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CRESTONE: Clinical study of response to seribantumab in tumors with neuregulin-1 (NRG1) fusions—A phase II study of the anti-HER3 mAb for advanced or metastatic solid tumors (NCT04383210)

CRESTONE is an open label, multicenter ph 2 trial of seribantumab in adult patients with NRG1 fusion-positive locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors who have progressed on or are nonresponsive to treatment. The trial will enroll previously treated patients across three cohorts no matter what prior treatments have been received.

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CAR-macrophages for the Treatment of HER2 Overexpressing Solid Tumors

This is a Phase 1 clinical trial using modified macrophages obtained via apheresis, given intravenously without preparative chemotherapy, for patients with advanced HER2 over expressing solid tumors including cholangiocarcinoma.

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Testing the Combination of Pevonedistat With Chemotherapy for Bile Duct Cancer of the Liver

This phase II trial studies how well the drug pevonedistat—when given alone or in combination with chemotherapy (paclitaxel and carboplatin)—works in treating patients with bile duct cancer of the liver. Pevonedistat may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

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FIDES-01: A pivotal study of derazantinib in patients with inoperable or advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) and FGFR2 gene fusions or FGFR2 gene mutations or amplifications

Study Name FIDES-01: A pivotal study of derazantinib in patients with inoperable or advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) and FGFR2 gene fusions or FGFR2 gene mutations or amplifications ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (if applicable) NCT03230318 Clinical Trial Category (check all that apply) Beyond First Line Therapy Targeted Therapy Study Center Institution Name Please go to ClinicalTrials.gov to view…

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A Pilot Study of Combined Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Combination With Ablative Therapies in Subjects With Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) or Biliary Tract Carcinomas (BTC)

To preliminarily evaluate the 6-month progression-free survival (PFS) of combining tremelimumab and durvalumab in patients with advanced HCC (either alone or with cryoablation, TACE or RFA) and in patients with advanced biliary tract carcinoma (BTC) (either alone or with cryoablation or RFA).

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Pembrolizumab, a Monoclonal Antibody Against PD-1, in Combination With Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin (CAPOX) in People With Advanced Biliary Tract Carcinoma (BTC)

A Phase 2 Study of Pembrolizumab, a Monoclonal Antibody Against PD-1, in Combination With Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin (CAPOX) in Subjects With Advanced Biliary Tract Carcinoma (BTC)

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Phase 1/2 Trial of TC-210 T Cells in Patients With Advanced Mesothelin-Expressing Cancer

TC-210 T cells are a novel cell therapy that consists of autologous genetically engineered T cells expressing a single-domain antibody that recognizes human Mesothelin, fused to the CD3-epsilon subunit which, upon expression, is incorporated into the endogenous T cell receptor (TCR) complex.

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A Single Arm Phase II Study of the Combination of DKN-01 and Nivolumab in Previously Treated Patients with Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer (BTC)

Study Name A Single Arm Phase II Study of the Combination of DKN-01 and Nivolumab in ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (if applicable) NCT04057365 Clinical Trial Category (check all that apply) Beyond First Line Therapy Targeted Therapy Immunotherapy Study Center Institution Name Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Institution Address 55 Fruit St City Boston State Massachusetts Zip Code…

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Phase Ib/II Trial of Nal-Irinotecan and Nivolumab as Second-Line Treatment in Patients With Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer

All patients on this study receive the chemotherapy combination of 5-FU, leucovorin and nanoliposomal irinotecan which has shown efficacy in pancreatic cancer (and is FDA approved). In addition, this trial adds immunotherapy (nivolumab) to this chemotherapy regimen to leverage the synergism of chemo-immunotherapy.

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