pING-hHER3FL for Cancer, Advanced

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
pING-hHER3FL - Biological
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Cancer, Advanced

Study Summary

Assessing the Immunogenicity of pING-hHER3FL

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Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

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Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether pING-hHER3FL will improve 1 primary outcome and 2 secondary outcomes in patients with Cancer, Advanced. Measurement will happen over the course of 12 weeks.

12 months
Rate of T and B cell activity
12 weeks
Tolerability of pING-hHER3FL
5 years
Relapse-free survival

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

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Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control
Treatment

This trial requires 24 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. PING-hHER3FL is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are in Phase 1 and are in the first stage of evaluation with people.

Treatment
Biological
4 mg pING-hHER3FL ID or IM
ControlNo treatment in the control group

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 5 years
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly 5 years for reporting.

Closest Location

Duke University Medical Center - Durham, NC

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 10 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Has undergone surgical resection of malignancy and has completed intended standard course of chemotherapy and HER2 targeted therapy and radiotherapy under the direction of their physician. Subjects may continue on adjuvant hormonal therapy.
Documented history of solid tumor where HER3 expression is expected (this includes breast, colon, lung, prostate, ovarian, cervical, endometrial, gastric, pancreatic, bladder, head and neck, liver, and esophageal cancer, but other tumors will be considered based on emerging HER3 expression data in the literature). Demonstration of HER3 expression is not required for enrollment.
Has no evidence of disease by standard imaging studies (performed at the direction of their physician) within 60 days prior to initiating study treatment.
Between 3 weeks and 2 years since prior cytotoxic chemotherapy, HER2-targeted therapy or radiotherapy to the start of study treatment.
ECOG 0 or 1
Estimated life expectancy > 3 months.
Age ≥ 18 years.
Adequate hematologic function, with ANC >1500/µL, Hemoglobin ≥ 9 g/dL, and Platelets ≥ 75,000/µL.
Adequate renal and hepatic function, with Serum Creatinine < 1.5 mg/dL, Bilirubin < 1.5 mg/dL (except for Gilbert's syndrome which will allow bilirubin ≤ 2.0 mg/dL), ALT and AST ≤ 2.5 x ULN or if liver metastases are present < 5 x ULN.
Female patients must be of non-child-bearing potential or use effective contraception, .

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How does ping-hher3fl work?

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PHT3 and PHT3-R show significant differences in phosphorylation and expression when compared against a control cell line; specifically, they show decreased expression and increased phosphoryation of phospholamban (PLB) when compared with the control cell line.

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What are the latest developments in ping-hher3fl for therapeutic use?

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Although the role of HSP90 proteins in tumors has been well established, the role of HSPHs in normal developmental processes is not well described. HSPH3 shows strong growth inhibition in vitro, in a pattern that correlates with other growth inhibitory mechanisms, and inhibits tumor growth in vivo. Inhibition of the PI3K/MAPK signaling pathway is a known HSPH3 mechanism that should be explored further in cancer therapy.

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How many people get cancer, advanced a year in the United States?

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Cancer can be diagnosed at any older age than [breast cancer](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/breast-cancer) is diagnosed. Advanced cancer is much more common and more painful for patients than cancer diagnosed at younger ages. New cancer data are presented at the start of each year, in conjunction with the National Cancer Report publication. The National Cancer Report is a collection of statistical information and data compiled from existing national surveys concerning cancer incidence in the United States. The National Cancer Report provides accurate information about the incidence of cancer in the United States and an estimate of the cancer mortality incidence and death. This information is vital to the public because of the need to identify trends in cancer incidence and mortality over time.

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What is cancer, advanced?

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The cancer has formed from different types of cancer cells, and once the cancer has developed, and has formed to an advanced stage, it can then be cured with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or immunotherapy.\n

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Can cancer, advanced be cured?

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The cure rate for advanced cancer remains very low with conventional treatment. There might be a chance of survival with cancer, but only after being treated for cancer and if that treatment is successful. Although conventional cancer treatment can cure some cancer, it never achieves a permanent cure. But fortunately, the advances in both understanding how cancer cells survive and killing them, as well as the development of targeted agents made by doctors, are leading towards possible ways for curing cancer, especially with current technology. The following are two case studies that show how a cure for cancer is achievable, even when conventional cancer treatment cannot be the cure.

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What are common treatments for cancer, advanced?

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Common treatment options for advanced cancer include medication, radiation therapy, and surgery.\n\nThis field of rehabilitation medicine was created in the United States and Canada during the 1930s. Rehabilitation medicine is the newest field of healthcare. It integrates healthcare into an effective rehabilitation treatment model. The goal in this field is to support quality of life, regardless of the type of disease. The focus is not to cure a patient but to provide a person with the most suitable options and the most optimal treatment plan to get a patient as comfortable as possible with the disease.\n\nThe foundation of a person's healthcare depends on the health care provider.

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What causes cancer, advanced?

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The cause of cancer is not clearly known, but there may be multiple factors and causal pathways. Because of the complexity of the disease, it seems unlikely that any single test will make an accurate diagnosis of cancer.

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What are the signs of cancer, advanced?

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Advanced cancer can make it hard to find signs and symptoms. Most people are unlikely to be aware of advanced cancer as they may be able to experience the symptoms of advanced cancer. However, early detection of cancer can help increase the chance of survival. When a family member of the patient has advanced cancer, the doctor may be able to detect the symptoms and make a diagnosis in the early stages of cancer. For example, the doctor may be able to examine the urine, find that the patient's urine is a different shade or odor, and find that the urine is foul smelling or doesn't come in at all. In these cases, the doctor may be able to perform a biopsy on the patient or collect fluid to send for lab analysis.

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What is the average age someone gets cancer, advanced?

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Approximately 2.4% of women and 2.7% of men were diagnosed with cancer at age 50. The cancer rate increases more rapidly with increasing age among women, whereas age > or =100 years does not appear to provide an additional advantage over other age-related morbidity relative to the expected age of cancer diagnosis.

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What is ping-hher3fl?

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Data from a recent study suggested that the absence of HHER3 may influence not only the development but the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma. The expression of HHER3 may thus prove a new potential prognostic marker and novel therapeutic target for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

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What does ping-hher3fl usually treat?

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Patients treated by CHB had better outcomes for 5-years after being diagnosed with high-risk cancers compared to patients treated with other therapies after being diagnosed with cancer. After being diagnosed with high-risk cancers, patients diagnosed by CHB tended to be younger and healthier than patients diagnosed by other approaches. However, this is not enough to make a definite diagnosis, because even so, patients treated in other methods still survived and they survived longer.

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating cancer, advanced?

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There is still a need for novel and better targeted treatments for cancer. One way of discovering these therapies would be to use [Innovation�Solutions’]] "inSilico" drug-discovery algorithms, which work on an underlying database of genes and the proteins they translate into (the "protein-protein interactions"):<br>\n[power] makes it easy to find cancer clinical trials tailored to your condition, treatment, or location.<br>\n[Innovation�Solutions] will search the entire database of [Innovation�Solutions’]] gene-protein interactions for drug candidates that could potentially treat your cancer.

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