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Research & Clinical Trials

Cancer Care

Clinical trials help physicians and researchers find better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer. For many patients, participation in a clinical trial improves outcomes and quality of life.

Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute is a leader within the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program in Kansas City and gives patients access to a wide range of industry and National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials.

Search the list below to find clinical trials at Saint Luke’s currently accepting participants. 

Current clinical trials

Type of Cancer Title Web Link to Trial
Hematology A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Azacitidine Plus Best Supportive Care Versus Placebo Plus Best Supportive Care in Subjects With Red Blood Cell Transfusion-dependent Anemia and Thrombocytopenia Due to IPSS Lower-risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes Learn more
Breast A Phase 3 Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Carboplatin and Paclitaxel With or Without the PARP Inhibitor Veliparib (ABT-888) in HER2 Negative Metastatic or Locally Advanced Unresectable BRCA-Associated Breast Cancer Learn more
Breast A Phase III Randomized Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Study of Alpelisib in Combination With Fulvestrant for Men and Postmenopausal Women With Hormone Receptor Positive, HER2-negative Advanced Breast Cancer Which Progressed on or After Aromatase Inhibitor Treatment Learn more
Breast A Randomized, Multicenter, Open Label Study of MM-302 Plus Trastuzumab vs. Chemotherapy of Physician's Choice Plus Trastuzumab in Anthracycline Naive Patients With Locally Advanced/Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Learn more
Breast A Phase II Study of Neratinib Alone and in Combination With Fulvestrant in Metastatic HER2 Non-amplified But HER2 Mutant Breast Cancer Learn more
Breast A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of POL6326 With Eribulin in Patients With Relapsed, Triple Negative and Hormone Refractory ER Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Learn more
Lung A Phase III, Open-Label, Randomized Study of MPDL3280A (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) In Combination With Carboplatin + Paclitaxel With or Without Bevacizumab Compared With Carboplatin + Paclitaxel + Bevacizumab In Chemotherapy-Naïve Patients With Stage IV Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Learn more
Lung A Phase III, Open-label, Multicenter, Randomzed Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of MPDL3208A (Anti-PDL-1 Antibody) in Combination With Carboplatin + Paclitaxel or MPDL3208A in Combination With Carboplatin + Nab-paclitaxel Versus Carboplatin + Nab-paclitaxel in Chemotherapy-naive Patients With Stage IV Squamous Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Learn more
Breast A Phase Ib Trial of LEE011 in Combination With Everolimus (RAD001) and Exemestane in the Treatment of Postmenopausal Women With Hormone Receptor Positive, HER2 Negative Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer Learn more
Lung A Phase III, Open-label, Randomized Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of MPDL3280A (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) Compared With Best Supportive Care Following Adjuvant Cisplatin-based Chemotherapy in PD-L1-Selected Patients With Completely Resected Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Learn more
Lung A Phase 1b/2 Study of Tergenpumatucel-L (HyperAcute Lung) Immunotherapy in Combination With the IDO Pathway Inhibitor Indoximod and Docetaxel in Patients With Advanced Previously Treated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLS) Learn more
Hepatocellular A Phase Ib/II Clinical Study of BBI608 in Combination With Sorafenib, or BBI503 in Combination With Sorafenib in Adult Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Learn more
Breast A Phase I/II, Single Arm, Open-label Study of Ribociclib in Combination With Everolimus + Exemestane in the Treatment of Men and Postmenopausal Women With HR+, HER2- Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer Following Progression on a CDK 4/6 Inhibitor Learn more
Misc Efficacy and Safety of Rivaroxaban Prophylaxis Compared With Placebo in Ambulatory Cancer Patients Initiating Systemic Cancer Therapy and at High Risk for Venous Thromboembolism Learn more
Breast Development and Implementation of The Breast Cancer Collaborative Registry (BCCR) Learn more
Breast Phase 1 Study of Mifepristone in Combination With Eribulin in Patients With Locally Advanced/Metastatic Breast or Other Specified Solid Tumors, With a Dose Expansion Cohort in Patients With Triple Negative Breast Cancer Learn more
Brain An Expanded Access Protocol for the Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme in Patients With Already Manufactured DCVax®-L, Autologous Dendritic Cells Pulsed With Tumor Lysate Antigen Who Have Screen-Failed Protocol 020221 Learn more

Contact us

For more information about current clinical trials at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute, call 816-932-2677 or email SLCIResearch1@saint-lukes.org.

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