Alaska Clinical Trials

A listing of Alaska Clinical Trials actively recruiting patient volunteers.

Alaska is America's largest state – bigger than Texas! Its capital and #1 city is Anchorage, but major populations also live in Fairbanks and Juneau. Much of Alaska's 663,000 square miles is lightly inhabited or not inhabited at all due to freezing Arctic temperatures. Difficulties with travel and logistics mean that professional services are centered on the core cities. Despite all that, Alaska has 17 national parks and more than 120 state parks, ranking as one of America's top destinations for nature tourism. With 401 beds and more than 850 physicians, Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage is Alaska's largest hospital.

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A Study of Enfortumab Vedotin Alone or With Other Therapies for Treatment of Urothelial Cancer

NCT03288545

This study will test an experimental drug (enfortumab vedotin) alone and with different combinations of anticancer therapies. Pembrolizumab is an immune checkpoint inhibitor (CPI) that is used to treat patients with cancer of the urinary system (urothelial cancer). This type of cancer includes cancer of the bladder, renal pelvis, ureter or urethra. Some parts of the study will look at locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer (la/mUC), which means the cancer has spread to nearby tissues o ...

Conditions: Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms, Urologic Neoplasms, Renal Pelvis Neoplasms, Urothelial Cancer, Ureteral Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms
Phase: Phase 1/2

Testing Cabozantinib in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors

NCT03375320

This phase III trial studies cabozantinib to see how well it works compared with placebo in treating patients with neuroendocrine or carcinoid tumors that have spread to other places in the body (advanced). Cabozantinib is a chemotherapy drug known as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, and it targets specific tyrosine kinase receptors, that when blocked, may slow tumor growth.

Conditions: Atypical Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoid Tumor, Functioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Intermediate Grade Lung Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Low Grade Lung Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Lung Atypical Carcinoid Tumor, Lung Carcinoid Tumor, Metastatic Digestive System Neuroendocrine Tumor G1, Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Non-Functioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Stage IIIA Digestive System Neuroendocrine Tumor AJCC v7, Stage IIIB Digestive System Neuroendocrine Tumor AJCC v7, Stage IV Digestive System Neuroendocrine Tumor AJCC v7, Pancreatic Serotonin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor, Locally Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Locally Advanced Unresectable Digestive System Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Metastatic Digestive System Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Metastatic Thymic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm, Unresectable Thymic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm

A Study of Erdafitinib Compared With Vinflunine or Docetaxel or Pembrolizumab in Participants With Advanced Urothelial Cancer and Selected Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor (FGFR) Gene Aberrations

NCT03390504

The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy of erdafitinib versus chemotherapy or pembrolizumab in participants with advanced urothelial cancer harboring selected fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) aberrations who have progressed after 1 or 2 prior treatments, at least 1 of which includes an anti-programmed death ligand 1(PD-[L]1) agent (cohort 1) or 1 prior treatment not containing an anti-PD-(L) 1 agent (cohort 2).

Conditions: Urothelial Cancer

S1501 Carvedilol in Preventing Cardiac Toxicity in Patients With Metastatic HER-2-Positive Breast Cancer

NCT03418961

This phase III trial studies how well carvedilol works in preventing cardiac toxicity in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER)-2-positive breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. A beta-blocker, such as carvedilol, is used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure, and it may prevent the heart from side effects of chemotherapy.

Conditions: Cardiotoxicity, HER2/Neu Positive, Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Brain, Recurrent Breast Carcinoma, Stage IV Breast Cancer AJCC v6 and v7

Abiraterone Acetate and Antiandrogen Therapy With or Without Cabazitaxel and Prednisone in Treating Patients With Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With Docetaxel

NCT03419234

This randomized phase II trial studies how well abiraterone acetate and antiandrogen therapy, with or without cabazitaxel and prednisone, work in treating patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer previously treated with docetaxel that has spread to other parts of the body. Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Hormone therapy using abiraterone acetate and antiandrogen therapy may fight prostate cancer by lowering and/or blocking the use of androgens by the tumor cell ...

Conditions: Castration Levels of Testosterone, Castration-Resistant Prostate Carcinoma, Metastatic Prostate Carcinoma in the Soft Tissue, Prostate Carcinoma Metastatic in the Bone, Stage IV Prostate Adenocarcinoma AJCC v7

Testing Ramipril to Prevent Memory Loss in People With Glioblastoma

NCT03475186

This study is to determine if an oral drug called Ramipril can lower the chance of memory loss in patients with glioblastoma getting chemoradiation. Patients will take Ramipril during chemoradiation and continue until 4 months post-treatment. Memory loss will be assessed using several neurocognitive tests throughout the duration of the study.

Conditions: Glioblastoma, Radiotherapy; Complications, Cognitive Decline, Chemoradiation

Regional Radiotherapy in Biomarker Low-Risk Node Positive and T3N0 Breast Cancer

NCT03488693

The purpose of this study is to compare the effects on low risk breast cancer receiving usual care that includes regional radiation therapy, with receiving no regional radiation therapy. Researchers want to see if not giving this type of radiation treatment works as well at preventing breast cancer from coming back.

Conditions: Breast Cancer

QUILT 2.023: A Study of N-803 in Combination With Current Standard of Care vs Standard of Care as First-Line Treatment for Patients With Stage 3 or 4 NSCLC.

NCT03520686

This is a phase 3, open-label, 3-cohort, randomized study to compare the safety and efficacy of N-803 in combination with the current standard of care (experimental arms) versus standard of care alone (control arms), as first-line treatment for subjects with stage 3 or 4 advanced or metastatic NSCLC. Treatment will continue for up to 2 years, or until the patient experiences confirmed progressive disease or unacceptable toxicity, withdraws consent, or if the investigator feels that it is no long ...

Conditions: Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Cisplatin and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Children and Young Adults With Hepatoblastoma or Liver Cancer After Surgery

NCT03533582

This partially randomized phase II/III trial studies how well, in combination with surgery, cisplatin and combination chemotherapy works in treating children and young adults with hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, doxorubicin, fluorouracil, vincristine sulfate, carboplatin, etoposide, irinotecan, sorafenib, gemcitabine and oxaliplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them f ...

Conditions: Childhood Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Childhood Malignant Liver Neoplasm, Fibrolamellar Carcinoma, Hepatoblastoma, Hepatocellular Malignant Neoplasm, Not Otherwise Specified
Phase: Phase 2/3

Radiation Therapy With or Without Olaparib in Treating Patients With Inflammatory Breast Cancer

NCT03598257

This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy with or without olaparib works in treating patients with inflammatory breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Olaparib is an inhibitor of PARP, an enzyme that helps repair deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) when it becomes damaged. Blocking PARP may help keep cancer cells from repairing their damaged DNA, causing them to die. PARP inhibitors are a type of targeted therapy. It is not yet known ...

Conditions: Breast Inflammatory Carcinoma

Back to Basics: Addressing Childhood Obesity Through Traditional Foods in Alaska

NCT03601299

Back to Basics is a mixed-methods intervention trial to reduce the prevalence of obese Alaska Native children by increasing the proportion of nutrient-dense traditional and non-traditional foods consumed, and decreasing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). This 5-year intervention trial targeting 0-5 year olds is conducted in partnership with Rural Community Action Program, Inc. (RCAP) Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), and Parents as Teachers (PAT) programs in 12 rural Alaskan ...

Conditions: Obesity
Phase: Not Applicable

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Surgery

NCT03604991

This phase II/III trial studies the usefulness of treatment with nivolumab and ipilimumab in addition to standard of care chemotherapy and radiation therapy in patients with esophageal and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma who are undergoing surgery. Immunotherapy with antibodies, such as nivolumab and ipilimumab, may remove the brake on the body's immune system and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy may reduce the tumor si ...

Conditions: Clinical Stage II Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage II Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage IIA Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage IIB Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage III Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage III Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage IVA Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Clinical Stage IVA Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8, Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma
Phase: Phase 2/3