Atezolizumab in Thyroid Cancer
MD Anderson Study Status
Atezolizumab, Bevacizumab, Cobimetinib, Nab-paclitaxel, Paclitaxel, Vemurafenib
This phase II trial studies how well atezolizumab in combination with chemotherapy works in treating patients with anaplastic or poorly differentiated thyroid cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Vemurafenib and cobimetinib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, may interfere with the ability of cancer cells to grow and spread. Drugs such as nab-paclitaxel and paclitaxel work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. This trial is being done to see if atezolizumab in combination with chemotherapy works better in treating patients with anaplastic or poorly differentiated thyroid cancer compared to standard treatments.
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Metastatic Thyroid Gland Carcinoma, Poorly Differentiated Thyroid Gland Carcinoma, Stage IVA Thyroid Gland Anaplastic Carcinoma AJCC v8, Stage IVB Thyroid Gland Anaplastic Carcinoma AJCC v8, Stage IVC Thyroid Gland Anaplastic Carcinoma AJCC v8, Thyroid Gland Anaplastic Carcinoma, Unresectable Thyroid Gland Carcinoma
Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormone Disorders
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