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Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer clinical trials at UC Irvine

2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people

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  • Berzosertib and Irinotecan in Treating Patients With Progressive, Metastatic, or Unresectable TP53 Mutant Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase II trial studies the how well berzosertib and irinotecan work in treating patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer that is growing, spreading or getting worse (progressive), has spread to other places in the body (metastatic), or cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Berzosertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for growth. Chemotherapy drugs, such as irinotecan, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving berzosertib and irinotecan may work better than irinotecan alone in treating patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Radiation Therapy, Paclitaxel, and Carboplatin With or Without Trastuzumab in Treating Patients With Esophageal Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase III trial studies how well radiation therapy, paclitaxel, and carboplatin with or without trastuzumab work in treating patients with esophageal cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel and carboplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Monoclonal antibodies, such as trastuzumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. It is not yet known whether giving radiation therapy and combination chemotherapy together with or without trastuzumab is more effective in treating esophageal cancer.

    Orange, California and other locations

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