Lung cancer is one of the most common cancer types in the United States; non-small cell lung cancer, a prevalent subtype, can be hard to treat and is often fatal. Researchers want to know if treating bacteria in the lungs can help. A clinical trial led by Chen Zhao, M.D., Stadtman Investigator in the Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch, is researching a combination therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
The trial will take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and there is no cost for participation.
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Clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT05777603
NCI Protocol ID: IRB001516
Official Title: Phase I Study of Aerosolized Antibiotics and Pembrolizumab in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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