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Dasatinib in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00507767
First received: July 26, 2007
Last updated: September 17, 2014
Last verified: April 2013
  Purpose

This phase II trial studies how well dasatinib works in treating patients with head and neck cancer that has come back or spread to other areas of the body. Dasatinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.


Condition Intervention Phase
Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Recurrent Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
Recurrent Salivary Gland Cancer
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hypopharynx
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity
Recurrent Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx
Recurrent Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
Salivary Gland Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hypopharynx
Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx
Stage IVA Salivary Gland Cancer
Stage IVA Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVA Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity
Stage IVA Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Stage IVA Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity
Stage IVA Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVA Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
Stage IVB Salivary Gland Cancer
Stage IVB Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVB Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity
Stage IVB Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Stage IVB Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity
Stage IVB Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVB Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
Stage IVC Salivary Gland Cancer
Stage IVC Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVC Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity
Stage IVC Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Stage IVC Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity
Stage IVC Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx
Stage IVC Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
Tongue Cancer
Drug: dasatinib
Procedure: pharmacological study
Procedure: laboratory biomarker analysis
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Study of Dasatinib in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With Progression-free Survival at 12-weeks [ Time Frame: At 12-weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Progression-free survival (PFS) is defined as stable disease or better. Participants who have received at least one dose of dasatinib and who die or leave the study before 12 weeks will be counted as having progressive disease.


Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Treatment (dasatinib)
Patients receive dasatinib PO or via PEG tube BID. Courses repeat every 28 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: dasatinib
Given PO or via PEG tube
Other Names:
  • BMS-354825
  • Sprycel
Procedure: pharmacological study
Correlative studies
Other Name: pharmacological studies
Procedure: laboratory biomarker analysis
Correlative studies

Detailed Description:

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To determine the 12-week progression-free survival rate and the objective response rate, as measured by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) criteria, in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with dasatinib.

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To define metabolic response rate by positron emission tomography (PET) scan at 0, 8, and 12 weeks.

II. To define overall survival distribution from initiation of dasatinib. III. To define duration of response. IV. To determine if there is a correlation between clinical benefit from dasatinib (defined as disease response or stabilization) and pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics (phosphorylated Src [pSrc] expression in platelets), or changes in serum levels of cytokines, growth factors, and growth factor receptors relevant to the Src signaling pathway.

V. To examine the relationship between clinical benefit and mammary tumor and squamous cell carcinoma-associated protein (EMS1) gene amplification and cortactin expression levels in tumor tissue prior to therapy and the modulation of cortactin levels by treatment.

VI. To compare the effects of dasatinib on apoptosis by terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase dUTP nick end labeling (TUNEL) assay in tumor tissues comparing pre- and post-treatment biopsies.

VII. To assess the tolerability of dasatinib in this patient population. VIII. To describe the pharmacokinetic (PK) profile and relative bioavailability of dasatinib suspension in patients receiving the drug through percutaneous gastrostomy tube.

IX. To descriptively assess safety, toxicity, and efficacy of dasatinib crushed and administered by feeding tube.

OUTLINE:

Patients receive dasatinib orally (PO) or via percutaneous gastrostomy (PEG) tube twice daily (BID). Courses repeat every 28 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up for at least 4 weeks.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has histologically proven squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck that is recurrent after surgery and/or radiation therapy or chemoradiation therapy or is metastatic and disease must be measurable by RECIST criteria
  • Patients must have measurable disease as defined by RECIST criteria
  • Patients have received =< 1 prior chemotherapeutic regimen for recurrent or metastatic disease
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-1
  • Leukocytes >= 3,000/mcL
  • Absolute neutrophil count >= 1,500/mcL
  • Platelets >= 100,000/mcL
  • Hemoglobin (Hgb) >= 9.0 g/dL
  • Total bilirubin =< 1.5 X upper limit of normal
  • Albumin >= 2.5 g/dL
  • Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and/or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) =< 1.5 X upper limit of normal
  • Creatinine =< 3 mg/dl
  • Paraffin embedded tumor tissue that is appropriate for immunohistochemistry (IHC) and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis must be available or patient must be amenable to biopsy to obtain tissue for the study
  • Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document
  • Patient must not be pregnant or breastfeeding; all sexually active females of child-bearing potential and all sexually active males with sexual partners of child-bearing potential should practice contraception (e.g. barrier, hormonal, intrauterine device [IUD]) or sexual abstinence while in the study and for two months following completion of therapy
  • Brain metastases permitted provided the patient does not require anticonvulsants or corticosteroids, or has been off them at least 7 days; patients with brain metastases must be either > 4 weeks beyond cranial irradiation or must be felt not to require it at that time
  • The patient's O2 saturation must be >= 92% on room air

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Chemotherapy or palliative radiotherapy for recurrent and/or metastatic disease within 3 weeks (6 weeks for nitrosoureas or mitomycin C) prior to entering the study or failure to recover to at least grade 1 from adverse events due to agents administered more than 4 weeks earlier; concomitant chemoradiation therapy within 6 weeks prior to entering the study or failure to recover to at least grade 1 from adverse events due to agents administered more than 4 weeks earlier
  • Other anti-neoplastic agents, i.e., cytotoxic chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy or investigational therapy, used to treat the primary disease will not be allowed during the study; local radiation (excluding radiotherapy to the target lesion) for supportive reasons involving a small radiation field may be allowed
  • Patient has a history of uncontrolled or severe medical disease which could compromise participation in the study such as uncontrolled diabetes (fasting blood glucose > 200 mg/dl), uncontrolled hypertension (systolic blood pressure [BP] > 160 or diastolic BP > 100 mmHg), severe infection (bacterial infection requiring intravenous [IV] antibiotics or human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]), angina at rest, congestive heart failure New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV, ventricular arrhythmias requiring therapy, myocardial infarction within 6 months, > grade 2 neuropathy
  • Patients may not be receiving any other investigational agents
  • Patients who require concurrent treatment with any medications or substances that are potent inhibitors or inducers of cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily A, polypeptide 4 (CYP3A4) are ineligible; efforts should be made to switch patients with gliomas or brain metastases who are taking enzyme-inducing anticonvulsant agents to other medications
  • Echocardiogram less than institutional normal measured by echocardiogram for subjects with history of congestive heart failure, symptoms of congestive heart failure, clinical evidence suggesting impaired cardiac function
  • Patients may not have any clinically significant cardiovascular disease including the following:

    • Myocardial infarction or ventricular tachyarrhythmia within 6 months
    • Prolonged correct QT interval (QTc) > 480 msec (Fridericia correction)
    • Major conduction abnormality (unless a cardiac pacemaker is present)
  • Pregnant women and women who are currently breast-feeding may not participate in this study; all women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test within 72 hours prior to enrolling in the study; postmenopausal women must be amenorrheic for at least 12 months to be considered of non-childbearing potential
  • Patients having pleural effusion
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00507767

Locations
United States, Texas
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00507767     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00513227
Other Study ID Numbers: NCI-2009-00227, NCI-2009-00227, CDR0000559148, 2006-0571, 7815, N01CM62202, P30CA016672
Study First Received: July 26, 2007
Results First Received: April 18, 2012
Last Updated: September 17, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Carcinoma, Verrucous
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Laryngeal Diseases
Laryngeal Neoplasms
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Unknown Primary
Oropharyngeal Neoplasms
Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms
Salivary Gland Neoplasms
Mouth Diseases
Mouth Neoplasms
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Neoplastic Processes
Nose Diseases
Nose Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Pharyngeal Diseases
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Diseases

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