Houston, Texas 77030


Objectives: Primary Objectives: To evaluate the anti-cancer activity of commercially available, targeted anti-cancer therapies used off-label for treatment in patients with advanced solid cancer with known genomic aberrations. Secondary Objectives: To determine outcomes of patients who were treated with matched targeted anti-cancer therapies based on known genomic aberrations. To obtain treatment related adverse events in patients with advanced solid tumor who were treated with off -label targeted therapies. To determine co-genomic aberrations that may contribute to treatment response or resistance mechanisms. To determine feasibility of detecting the genomic alterations in plasma, and the genomic evolution of circulating biomarkers.

Study summary:

Study Treatment Assignment: If you are found to be eligible to take part in this study, the study doctor will review the test results in your medical records that were previously performed as part of your routine care. The results of the testing may be helpful in managing your treatment and may also help the doctor to find effective off-label use of FDA approved therapies for the type of cancer you have. After reviewing the screening tests and the molecular test results in your medical records, the study staff and your study doctor will work together to find an off-label use for an FDA approved therapy that is best for you. You may receive a single therapy or a combination of therapies. You and the study doctor will discuss this. The study doctor or study staff will tell you which drug(s) you will be taking, the dose of the study drug(s), and how often you should take them. You will sign a separate consent form that explains in more detail how the study drug(s) are administered and the potential benefits and side effects of taking the study drug(s). Study Visits: While you are receiving treatment and during follow-up, you will have your routine, standard of care clinic visits and routine tests so that the doctor may check the status of the disease to learn if the therapy chosen to treat the disease is having any effect. Information from these routine visits will be collected and stored by the study staff. The timing of these visits will depend on the type of therapy you receive. During every cycle of therapy (about every 3-4 weeks): - You will have a physical exam. - Blood (about 2 teaspoons) will be drawn for routine tests. - If your doctor thinks it is needed, urine will be collected for routine tests. - If your doctor thinks it is needed, you will have an EKG to check the health of your heart. After even numbered cycles (2, 4, 6, and so on), or more often if the doctor thinks is it needed, you will have the same imaging scan(s) which were done during Screening to check the status of the disease. This is an investigational study. Up to 100 participants will be enrolled in this study. All will take part at MD Anderson.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Patients with advanced or metastatic cancer that is refractory to standard therapy or that has relapsed after standard therapy or has no standard therapy that increases survival by at least three months. 2. Patients with a potentially actionable genomic alteration. 3. All prior treatment-related toxicities must be resolved to CTCAE (Version 4.0) < or = Grade 2 (except alopecia) at the time of screening. 4. Patients willing to sign informed consent. 5. Patients under the age of 18 years old are allowed as long as the safety profile of the drug is established in the pediatric population. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Any serious and/or unstable pre-existing medical disorder, psychiatric disorder, or other conditions that could interfere with subject's safety, obtaining informed consent or compliance to the study procedures, in the opinion of the Investigator. 2. Have a known immediate or delayed hypersensitivity reaction or idiosyncrasy to drugs chemically related to planned treatment drug. 3. Rapidly progressing leptomeningeal or brain metastases or spinal cord compression. 4. Clinical trial (including targeted and/or non-targeted) other than registry study is available; patient is willing and eligible to enroll in such trial.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Funda Meric-Bernstam, MD
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Funda Meric-Bernstam, MD
Phone: 713-745-4453
Email: fmeric@mdanderson.org

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Houston, Texas 77030
United States

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Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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