GA NCORP

Doctors

Alison Spellman MD

Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion at St. Joseph's/Candler
www.sjchs.org

Education & Training

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

Residency: Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

Specialty and Certification

Medical Oncology, Hematology / Board Certified

Clinical Trial Cancer Types

Bone Tumor, Breast Cancer, Cancer-Related Syndrome, Colon/Rectal Cancer, Gynecologic Cancers, Head and Neck Cancer, Hematopoietic Malignancies, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Liver Cancer / Hepatoblastoma, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Neuroendocrine Tumor, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Plasma cell neoplasm, Primary Peritoneal Cancer, Prostate Cancer , Quality of Life, Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma), Solid Tumor

Affliations

St. Joseph's/Candler

Active Clinical Trial Sites


Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer Research Pavilion at St. Joseph Candler

225 Candler Drive
Savannah, GA 31405
912-819-5704 (p)
www.sjchs.org

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Clinical Trials

Immunotherapy with Nivolumab and Ipilimumab Followed by Nivolumab or Nivolumab with Cabozantinib for Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer, The PDIGREE Study
Cancer Type: Bone Tumor

Testing the Addition of a Blood Pressure Medication, Carvedilol, to HER-2 Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer to Prevent Cardiac Toxicity
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Comparing Overall Survival using Markers to Direct Cancer Monitoring versus Usual Monitoring in Patients with Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive HER-2 Negative Breast Cancer
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Regional Radiation Therapy with or without Whole Breast Irradiation in Treating Patients with Estrogen Receptor Positive, HER2 Negative Low Risk Breast Cancer Who Have Undergone Breast Conserving Surgery or Mastectomy
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Radiation Therapy with or without Olaparib in Treating Patients with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

T-DM1 and Tucatinib Compared with T-DM1 Alone in Preventing Relapses in People with High Risk HER2-Positive Breast Cancer, the CompassHER2 RD Trial
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

An Internet-based Program to Help Cancer Survivors Manage Pain (IMPACTS)
Cancer Type: Cancer Control

Tissue Collection and Natural History Study of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Cancer Type: Cancer-Related Syndrome

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Colon/Rectal Cancer

Letrozole with or without Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Treating Patients with Stage II-IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Cancer Type: Gynecologic Cancers

Testing Immunotherapy versus Observation in Patients with HPV Throat Cancer
Cancer Type: Head and Neck Cancer

An Observational Research Study for Cancer Patients on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, DiRECT Study
Cancer Type: Hematopoietic Malignancies

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Kidney Cancer

Tissue Collection and Natural History Study of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Cancer Type: Leukemia

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Leukemia

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Liver Cancer / Hepatoblastoma

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients with Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Crizotinib in Treating Patients with Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been Removed by Surgery and ALK Fusion Mutations (An ALCHEMIST Treatment Trial)
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Biomarker-Driven Therapy and Immunotherapy in Screening Participants with Recurrent or Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (The Expanded Lung-MAP Screening Trial)
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing the Timing of Pembrolizumab Alone or With Chemotherapy as First Line Treatment and Maintenance in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing the Addition of a Type of Drug Called Immunotherapy to the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, ALCHEMIST Trial
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing Whether the Use of Brain Scans Alone Instead of Brain Scans plus Preventive Brain Radiation Affects Lifespan in Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing the Addition of the Drug Atezolizumab to the Usual Radiation Treatment for Patients with Early Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Osimertinib with or without Bevacizumab as Initial Treatment for Patients with EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing the Use of Targeted Treatment (AMG 510) for KRAS G12C Mutated Advanced Non-squamous Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (A Lung-MAP Treatment Trial)
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

Testing the Addition of Radiation Therapy to the Usual Treatment (Immunotherapy with or without Chemotherapy) for Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients who are PD-L1 Negative
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

A Phase II/III Trial of Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, and GM-CSF in Patients with Advanced Melanoma
Cancer Type: Melanoma

TAPUR: Testing the Use of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approved Drugs That Target a Specific Abnormality in a Tumor Gene in People With Advanced Stage Cancer
Cancer Type: Multiple Myeloma

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Multiple Myeloma

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Multiple Myeloma

Tissue Collection and Natural History Study of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Cancer Type: Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Testing Pembrolizumab versus Observation in Patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma after Surgery, STAMP Trial
Cancer Type: Neuroendocrine Tumor

TAPUR: Testing the Use of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approved Drugs That Target a Specific Abnormality in a Tumor Gene in People With Advanced Stage Cancer
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Letrozole with or without Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Treating Patients with Stage II-IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer

TAPUR: Testing the Use of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approved Drugs That Target a Specific Abnormality in a Tumor Gene in People With Advanced Stage Cancer
Cancer Type: Plasma cell neoplasm

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Plasma cell neoplasm

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Plasma cell neoplasm

Letrozole with or without Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Treating Patients with Stage II-IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Cancer Type: Primary Peritoneal Cancer

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Prostate Cancer

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Prostate Cancer

Use of a Clinical Screening Tool to Address Cancer Health Disparities in the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)
Cancer Type: Quality of Life

Testing Pembrolizumab versus Observation in Patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma after Surgery, STAMP Trial
Cancer Type: Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma)

Evaluation of Dosing Procedures of Chemotherapy Treatment (Carboplatin) with the Contrast Agent Iohexol
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot Biobank”
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

Financial Navigation Program to Improve Understanding and Management of Financial Aspects of Cancer Care for Patients
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicity Risk Prediction in Solid Tumors
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

Improving Adolescent and Young Adult Self-Reported Data in ECOG-ACRIN Trials
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

An Observational Research Study for Cancer Patients on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, DiRECT Study
Cancer Type: Solid Tumor

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients with Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

A Phase II/III Trial of Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, and GM-CSF in Patients with Advanced Melanoma
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Testing Pembrolizumab versus Observation in Patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma after Surgery, STAMP Trial
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Comparing Overall Survival using Markers to Direct Cancer Monitoring versus Usual Monitoring in Patients with Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive HER-2 Negative Breast Cancer
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Radiation Therapy with or without Olaparib in Treating Patients with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Testing Immunotherapy versus Observation in Patients with HPV Throat Cancer
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Letrozole with or without Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Treating Patients with Stage II-IV Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Osimertinib with or without Bevacizumab as Initial Treatment for Patients with EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Biospecimen Collection in Identifying Genetic Changes in Patients with Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Liver, or Kidney Cancer or Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Surgery
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary

Financial Navigation Program to Improve Understanding and Management of Financial Aspects of Cancer Care for Patients
Cancer Type: Unknown Primary