An Observational Study of Avastin (Bevacizumab) in Combination With Interferon Alpha-2a as First-Line Treatment in Patients With Advanced and/or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

This study has been completed.
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Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2011
Last updated: October 6, 2014
Last verified: October 2014

This observational study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Avastin (bevac izumab) in combination with interferon alpha-2a as first-line treatment in patie nts with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Data will be collected from each patient for up to 4 years.

Renal Cell Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Open Label, Prospective, Observational, Non-interventional Study of Bevacizumab in Combination With Interferon Alpha-2a for the First-line Treatment of Patients With Advanced and/or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety: Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression-free survival: time from first drug administration to documented disease progression or death of any cause [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Overall response rate: complete response or partial response according to RECIST criteria [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 5
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with Avastin and interferon alpha-2a


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma
  • Receiving first-line treatment with Avastin and interferon alpha-2a according to standard of care and current local label
  • At least one measurable and non-measurable lesion according to RECIST criteria
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-2
  • Adequate bone marrow, renal and liver function

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications to Avastin and/or interferon alpha-2a as per local label
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01351571

Aurangabad, India, 35
Delhi, India, 110085
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01351571     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML25251
Study First Received: May 9, 2011
Last Updated: October 6, 2014
Health Authority: India: Directorate General of Health Services - Drugs Controller General

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Kidney Diseases
Kidney Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Urogenital Neoplasms
Urologic Diseases
Urologic Neoplasms
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Growth Inhibitors
Growth Substances
Immunologic Factors
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on October 30, 2014