Referring Clinicians

Thank you for your interest to consider your patients for early phase clinical trial enrollment. Here at the Auckland Cancer Trials Centre, we welcome referrals from across the whole of New Zealand.

This page contains the following information:

  • An updated list of trials currently enrolling at our unit.
  • Links to patient information summaries and key inclusion/exclusion criteria for each individual trial (feature in development)
  • Instructions on how to refer your patients

Trials Recruiting at ACTC 

Tumour StreamTrial NameStudy DescriptionKey Investigational AgentKey Inclusion CriteriaRecruitment Status
Urothelial (Metastatic)BGB-900-101 Phase 2B study evaluating safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary anti-tumour activity of Anti-PD-L1 antibody BGB-A333 in combination with Anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody Tislelizumab in patients wth advanced urothelial carcinoma BGB-A333(Anti PD-L1) +Tislelizumab(Anti PD-1)Metastatic urothelial carcinoma after progression on platinum chemotherapy OR platinum intolerantRecruiting but imminently closing
Multiple tumour stream : Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Head and Neck, (Metastatic), Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophageal), Gynaecological (Cervical)BP40234-FAPPhase 2 study to evaluate the therapeutic activity of RO6874281 in combination with Atezolizumab in patients with advanced and/or metastatic solid tumorsAtezolizumab (Anti PDL1) + IL2variantHNSCC
• Checkpoint inhibitor naïve (≥ 1st line)
• Checkpoint inhibitor exposed (≥ 2nd line)
Cervix SCC
• ≥ 2nd line
Esophageal SCC
• ≥ 2nd line
Upper Gastrointestinal (Advance) , Colorectal (Advance)CITRONReducing Oxaliplatin Neurotoxicity: A Phase IB Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover, Dose-Finding and Proof-of-Concept Trial of Cimetidine in Gastrointestinal Cancer PatientsmFOLFOX OR CAPOX +/- cimetidineFirst 2 cycles mFOLFOX + cimetidine or placebo assessing for acute neuropathy.Recruiting
Colorectal (Metastatic)MedimmuneA phase 1/2 study of Durvalumab and Monalizumab in Adult Subjects with Select Advance Solid TumoursDurvalumab (antiPDL1) [D] +
Monalizumab (anti CD94/NKG2A) [M] +
Cetuximab (EGFR inhibitor) [C]
Cohort A2
• First line, Microsatelite Stable, RAS/BRAF wildtype, left sided
• All receive D+M+C+ mFOLFOX

Cohort C : Any RAS, BRAF wildtype, microsatelite stable, must have been exposed to 5FU/Oxali/Irinotecan/Bevacizumab. 4 arms:
• RAS mutant (D+M+C)
• RAS wildtype (D+M+C)
• RAS mutant (M+C)
• RAS wildtype (M+C)
Merkel Cell MK-3475-913A phase 1 open label, multi-arm , multicenter study of MK-1308 in combination with pembrolizumab for subjects with advanced solid organ tumoursPembrolizumab(antiPD1)• Unresectable Stage III and Stage IV Merkel Cell Carcinoma
• 1st line
Prostate (mCRPC)MK-3475-365Phase Ib/II Trial of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Combination Therapies in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (KEYNOTE-365) Pembrolizumab +Olaparib or Pembrolizumab +AbirateroneCohort A: (Pembro + Olaparib)- Must have received docetaxel +/- second chemo agent, up to 2 generation hormonal manipulations allowed (e.g. abiraterone, enzalutamide)

Cohort D (Pembro + Abiraterone + Pred)- Chemo naïve for mCRPC (docetaxel allowed in mCNPC setting), no prior 2ng generation hormonal manipulation OR progressed on enzalutamide.
Melanoma (Fully resected stage III and IV)CA2098FCPhase 1, randomized, double-blinded study to compare the PK of Process D Nivolumab to Process C Nivolumab administered after complete resection of Stage IIIa/b/c/d or Stage IV Melanoma Nivolumab (Process D)Completely resected Stage III/ IV Melanoma
Randomization within 12 weeks of definitive surgery.
No adjuvant radiotherapy permitted

How to Refer 

Please email all referrals to (include Att: ACTC in email subject)

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Auckland Cancer Trials Centre

Auckland City Hospital,

2, Park Road, Grafton,

1023, Auckland, New Zealand

Patient Referrals 

Please email all referrals to: (include Att: ACTC in email subject)

Email us for any other inquiries: