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Testing the Timing of Pembrolizumab Alone or With Chemotherapy as First Line Treatment and Maintenance in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Multiple Cancer Types

This phase III trial studies whether pembrolizumab alone as a first-line treatment, followed by pemetrexed and carboplatin with or without pembrolizumab after disease progression is superior to induction with pembrolizumab, pemetrexed and carboplatin followed by pembrolizumab and pemetrexed maintenance in treating patients with stage IV non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body’s immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as pemetrexed 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. It is not yet known whether giving first-line pembrolizumab followed by pemetrexed and carboplatin with or without pembrolizumab works better in treating patients with non-squamous non-small cell cancer.
Lung, Non Small Cell
III
Horn, Leora
NCT03793179
ECOGTHOEA5163

M7824 in Combination With Chemotherapy in Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Multiple Cancer Types

The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of M7824 in combination with chemotherapy.
Lung, Non Small Cell, Phase I
I/II
Horn, Leora
NCT03840915
VICCTHO1920

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