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The primary objective of the study is to determine the efficacy of AP26113, as evidenced by objective response rate, in patients with ALK-positive locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC whose disease has progressed on therapy with crizotinib. Two dosing regimens will be tested. Schwartz, Garry Howard 
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the objective response rate (ORR) of nivolumab monotherapy or nivolumab combined with ipilimumab in subjects with advanced or metastatic tumors. Amin, Asim 
To evaluate progression free survival (PFS) with nab-paclitaxel as maintenance treatment after response or stable disease (SD) with nab-paclitaxel plus carboplatin in subjects with squamous cell NSCLC. Mileham, Kathryn Finch 
To assess the safety and tolerability of weekly continous nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane┬«) vs. with 1 week break in combination with Carboplatin as 1st line treatment for advanced NSCLC in elderly subjects >70 years old). Haggstrom, Daniel Ernest 
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of LY2835219 when administered orally in combination with multiple single-agent options to patients with Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) using Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE version 4.0, NCI 2009). The secondary objectives of the study are to determine the pharmacokinetics (PK) of LY2835219 when given in combination with multiple single-agent options; to document the antitumor activ Kim, Edward Sanghyun 
Looking at the safety and efficacy of a once daily inhaled triple medication therapy for patients with COPD. The triple combination will be compared to the current market available dual combiniation therapies. Patients who qualify will be assigned to either the investigational product or one of the dual therapies. They will be followed for 52 weeks and have approximately 7 clinic visits. Patients will be asked to keep a daily diary of their respiratory symptoms on a provided hand-held device. Zgoda, Michael 
To assess the response rate of the combination of carboplatin and abraxane in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
To assess the disease control rate, duration of response, duration of disease control, overall survival, progression-free survival, and the safety and toxicity profile with this regimen.
To assess broad molecular profiling.
Mileham, Kathryn Finch 
To determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of carfilzomib given in combination with standard dose carboplatin on Day 1 and etoposide on Days 1, 2, and 3 every 3 weeks as treatment for previously untreated extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer (ES-SCLC). Haggstrom, Daniel Ernest 
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