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Ivosidenib (AG-120) With Nivolumab in IDH1 Mutant Tumors

We have identified IDH1 mutations as mediating the exclusion of immune cells in tumors. Ivosidenib is an IDH1 inhibitor. We hypothesize that blocking IDH1 will enhance cancer immunotherapy (nivolumab) in settings where immunotherapy normally doesn’t work. Approximately 10-15% of patients with cholangiocarcinomas have tumors with IDH1 mutations.

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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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A Phase I, Multi-Center, Open-Label, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Antitumor Activity of GQ1001, a HER2 Antibody-Drug Conjugate, in Patients with HER2-Positive Advanced Solid Tumors

This is a Phase I dose finding study of GQ1001, an anti-HER2 antibody drug conjugate in adults with HER2-positive solid tumors. GQ1001 is administered once every 21-days. Routine safety lab tests and other necessary medical monitoring will be conducted by the site medical staff during the study.

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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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Rucaparib in Combination With Nivolumab in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer Following Platinum Therapy

A combination of PARP inhibitor (daily pill) + immunotherapy (30 min infusion every 2 weeks) in patients with advanced biliary cancer who have not progressed after 4-6 months of first-line chemotherapy (platinum-based).

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PCI Treatment/Gemcitabine & Chemotherapy vs Chemotherapy Alone in Patients With Inoperable Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer ( RELEASE )

This study contains of 2 potential treatment arms, one including the experimental drug (Amphinex) and in addition to up to 8 cycles of; gemcitabine and cisplatin, the other arm includes only the gemcitabine and cisplatin. Even if you will not receive the experimental treatment you will receive what is considered standard of care for your disease.

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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 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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