Genitourinary Cancer Research

Genitourinary Cancer Research

Research into genitourinary and prostate cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by the genitourinary cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.

Clinical Trials

APG-115 - A Phase Ib/II Study of APG-115 in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Unresectable or Metastatic Melanomas or Advanced Solid Tumors
Use of a Multiplexed Molecular Biomarker Test Cxbladder, in Real World Decision Making to Provide Clinical Utility Using a Randomized Design
Phase III Randomized Trial Of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Atezoluzumab in Localized Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Phase 2 Study of Bladder-SparIng ChemoradiatioN with CIPosItive bladdeR cancEr (INSPIRE)EA8185
PD-Inhibitor (Nivolumab) and Ipilimumab Followed by Nivolumab vs. VEGF TKI Cabozantinib with Nivolumab: A Phase III Trial in Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer (PDIGREE)
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
A phase 1b, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability Pharmacokinetics Immunogenicity, and Antitumor Activity of MEDI5752 in Combination with Axitinib in Subjects with Advanced Cell Carcinoma
Randomized Phase III Trial Incorporating Abiraterone Acetate with Prednisone and Apalutamide and Advanced Imaging Into Salvage Treatment for Patients with Node-Positive Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy
Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) for Preoperative Staging and Treatment Planning for Newly-Diagnosed Prostate Cancer EA8171
Phase III Study of PET-Directed Local or Systemic Therapy Intensification in Prostate Cancer Patients with Post-Prostatectomy Biochemical Recurrence
Randomized Phase II Trial of Niraparib with Standard Combination Radiotherapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in High Risk Prostate Cancer (With Initial Phase I)
Evaluation of Biomarkers in Bladder Cancer Patients in the Neoadjuvant Setting
Parallel Phase III Randomized Trials for High Risk Prostate Cancer Evaluating De-Intensification for Lower Genomic Risk and Intensification of Concurrent Therapy for Higher Genomic Risk with Radiation (PREDICT-RT*)
A Phase III Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Durvalumab in Combination With Tremelimumab and Enfortumab Vedotin or Durvalumab in Combination With Enfortumab Vedotin for Perioperative Treatment in Patients Ineligible for Cisplatin Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (VOLGA)
Prospective evaluation of potential effects of repeated gadoliniumbased contrast agent (GBCA) administrations of the same GBCA on motor and cognitive functions in neurologically normal adults in comparison to a non-GBCA exposed control group ODYSSEY
PSMAddition: An International Prospective Open-label, Randomized, Phase III Study comparing 177Lu-PSMA-617 in combination with Standard of Care, versus Standard of Care alone, in adult male patients with Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mHSPC)
EA2197: Optimal Perioperative Therapy For Incidental Gallbladder Cancer (OPT-IN): A Randomized Phase II/III Trial
A Phase III Double Blinded Study of Early Intervention after RADICAl ProstaTEctomy with Androgen Deprivation Therapy with Darolutamide vs. Placebo in Men at Highest Risk of Prostate Cancer Metastasis by Genomic Stratification (ERADICATE)
A Dose-Escalation and Expansion Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of XL092 as Single-Agent and Combination Therapy in Subjects with Inoperable Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors
Angelica Herbal Supplement AGN-CognI.Q Acute Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetics (PK) Dose-Response in Prostate Cancer Patients (PK Dose Trial)
Parallel Phase III Randomized Trials of Genomic-Risk Stratified Unfavorable Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer: De-Intensification and Intensification Clinical Trial Evaluation (GUIDANCE)
A Phase III Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Capivasertib + Docetaxel Versus Placebo + Docetaxel as Treatment for Patients with Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)
NRG-GU011: A Phase II Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial of PROstate OligoMETastatic RadiotHErapy With or Without ANdrogen Deprivation Therapy in Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer (NRG Promethean)
MAIN-CAV: Phase III Randomized Trial of Maintenance Cabozantinib and Avelumab vs Maintenance Avelumab After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
Creation of a Clinical and Pathologic Tissue Microarray Registry for Radical Cystectomy Specimens
Complications in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Disease Team Members

Research into genitourinary and prostate cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by the genitourinary cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.
APG-115 - A Phase Ib/II Study of APG-115 in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Unresectable or Metastatic Melanomas or Advanced Solid Tumors
Use of a Multiplexed Molecular Biomarker Test Cxbladder, in Real World Decision Making to Provide Clinical Utility Using a Randomized Design
Phase III Randomized Trial Of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Atezoluzumab in Localized Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Phase 2 Study of Bladder-SparIng ChemoradiatioN with CIPosItive bladdeR cancEr (INSPIRE)EA8185
PD-Inhibitor (Nivolumab) and Ipilimumab Followed by Nivolumab vs. VEGF TKI Cabozantinib with Nivolumab: A Phase III Trial in Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer (PDIGREE)
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
A phase 1b, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability Pharmacokinetics Immunogenicity, and Antitumor Activity of MEDI5752 in Combination with Axitinib in Subjects with Advanced Cell Carcinoma
Randomized Phase III Trial Incorporating Abiraterone Acetate with Prednisone and Apalutamide and Advanced Imaging Into Salvage Treatment for Patients with Node-Positive Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy
Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) for Preoperative Staging and Treatment Planning for Newly-Diagnosed Prostate Cancer EA8171
Phase III Study of PET-Directed Local or Systemic Therapy Intensification in Prostate Cancer Patients with Post-Prostatectomy Biochemical Recurrence
Randomized Phase II Trial of Niraparib with Standard Combination Radiotherapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in High Risk Prostate Cancer (With Initial Phase I)
Evaluation of Biomarkers in Bladder Cancer Patients in the Neoadjuvant Setting
Parallel Phase III Randomized Trials for High Risk Prostate Cancer Evaluating De-Intensification for Lower Genomic Risk and Intensification of Concurrent Therapy for Higher Genomic Risk with Radiation (PREDICT-RT*)
A Phase III Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Durvalumab in Combination With Tremelimumab and Enfortumab Vedotin or Durvalumab in Combination With Enfortumab Vedotin for Perioperative Treatment in Patients Ineligible for Cisplatin Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (VOLGA)
Prospective evaluation of potential effects of repeated gadoliniumbased contrast agent (GBCA) administrations of the same GBCA on motor and cognitive functions in neurologically normal adults in comparison to a non-GBCA exposed control group ODYSSEY
PSMAddition: An International Prospective Open-label, Randomized, Phase III Study comparing 177Lu-PSMA-617 in combination with Standard of Care, versus Standard of Care alone, in adult male patients with Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mHSPC)
EA2197: Optimal Perioperative Therapy For Incidental Gallbladder Cancer (OPT-IN): A Randomized Phase II/III Trial
A Phase III Double Blinded Study of Early Intervention after RADICAl ProstaTEctomy with Androgen Deprivation Therapy with Darolutamide vs. Placebo in Men at Highest Risk of Prostate Cancer Metastasis by Genomic Stratification (ERADICATE)
A Dose-Escalation and Expansion Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of XL092 as Single-Agent and Combination Therapy in Subjects with Inoperable Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors
Angelica Herbal Supplement AGN-CognI.Q Acute Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetics (PK) Dose-Response in Prostate Cancer Patients (PK Dose Trial)
Parallel Phase III Randomized Trials of Genomic-Risk Stratified Unfavorable Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer: De-Intensification and Intensification Clinical Trial Evaluation (GUIDANCE)
A Phase III Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Capivasertib + Docetaxel Versus Placebo + Docetaxel as Treatment for Patients with Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)
NRG-GU011: A Phase II Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial of PROstate OligoMETastatic RadiotHErapy With or Without ANdrogen Deprivation Therapy in Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer (NRG Promethean)
MAIN-CAV: Phase III Randomized Trial of Maintenance Cabozantinib and Avelumab vs Maintenance Avelumab After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
Creation of a Clinical and Pathologic Tissue Microarray Registry for Radical Cystectomy Specimens
Complications in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Clinical Trials Search


Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)