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Dovitinib in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Progressive Glioblastoma

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified February 2014 by Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Novartis
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01753713
First received: December 18, 2012
Last updated: February 28, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
  Purpose

This phase II trial studies how well dovitinib works in treating patients with recurrent or progressive glioblastoma. Dovitinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth


Condition Intervention Phase
Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma
Adult Glioblastoma
Adult Gliosarcoma
Recurrent Adult Brain Tumor
Drug: dovitinib
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of TKI258 (Dovitinib) in Patients With Recurrent or Progressive Glioblastoma Who Have Progressed With or Without Anti-Angiogenic Therapy (Including Anti-VEGF Therapy)

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Further study details as provided by Case Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Arm 1: Progression Free Survival (PFS) [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Number of anti-angiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy or bevacizumab) naive patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). The Kaplan-Meier method will be used. The progression- free survival (PFS) at 6 months is defined as the time from randomization to objective tumor progression or death. So patients who have CR, PR or SD at 6 months will constitute PFS-6.

  • Arm 2: Determine median time to progression [ Time Frame: at 8 weeks (2 cycles of treatment) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Anti-angiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy or bevacizumab) patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). The Kaplan-Meier method will be used. Time to tumor progression (TTP), is defined as the time from randomization to time of progressive disease. So it is ongoing and will be assessed every 8 weeks …8, 16, 24, 32 …week.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Toxicity assessed using Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version 4.0 [ Time Frame: Up to 30 days after treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Number of patients in both populations that experience toxicity (grade 1-5).

  • Objective response rate using modified Revised Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) criteria [ Time Frame: Up to 30 days after treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Number of patients (both populations) with a complete response (CR-no measurable disease), partial response (PR >50% reduction in measurable disease), minor response (MR >25% reduction of measurable disease), stable disease (SD <25% reduction) and progressive disease (PD >25% measurable disease and new lesions).

  • Number of anti-angiogenic therapy patients with progression free survival [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The progression- free survival (PFS) at 6 months is defined as the time from randomization to objective tumor progression or death. So patients who have CR, PR or SD at 6 months will constitute PFS-6

  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: to death, approximately 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The Kaplan-Meier method will be used. Overall survival is defined as the time from randomization to death.


Other Outcome Measures:
  • Changes from baseline in circulating growth factors and soluble receptors. [ Time Frame: Up to 30 days after treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    To assess the pharmacodynamic effect of dovitinib on potential plasma biomarkers that may include measuring concentrations of circulating, microparticles, PlGF, PDGF-AA, PDGF-AB, PDGF-BB, SDF-la, thrombospondin-l, Angl, and 11-6, IL-8 and FGF.


Estimated Enrollment: 55
Study Start Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Anti-angiogenic Therapy Naive Patients
Patients who have progressed without anti-angiogenic therapy. Patients receive dovitinib orally (PO) 5 days a week. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: dovitinib
Given PO
Other Names:
  • CHIR-258
  • receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor TKI258
  • RTK inhibitor TKI258
  • TKI258
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
Correlative studies
Experimental: Anti-angiogenic Therapy Patients
Patients who have progressed on anti-angiogenic therapy. Patients receive dovitinib orally (PO) 5 days a week. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: dovitinib
Given PO
Other Names:
  • CHIR-258
  • receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor TKI258
  • RTK inhibitor TKI258
  • TKI258
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
Correlative studies

Detailed Description:

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

Arm 1: To determine 6 month progression-free survival (PFS6) in anti-angiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy or bevacizumab) naive patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) in patients treated with dovitinib

Arm 2: To estimate time to progression in patients with recurrent or progressive Glioblastoma who have progressed on anti-angiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy).

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

  1. To evaluate the side effect profile of dovitinib in both patient populations.
  2. To evaluate the efficacy of dovitinib as measured by objective response rate (ORR) in both patient populations.
  3. To estimate time to percentage of patients free from progression at 6 months (PFS-6)in patients with recurrent or progressive Glioblastoma who have progressed on antiangiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy).
  4. To estimate time to progression in anti-angiogenic therapy (including anti-VEGF therapy or bevacizumab) naiVe patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) in patients treated with dovitinib,
  5. To evaluate the overall survival (OS) in both patient populations.

EXPLORATORY OBJECTIVES:

To explore association between clinical outcome and potential biomarkers that may include microparticles, PlGF, PDGF-AA, PDGF-AB, PDGF-BB, SDF-1a, thrombospondin-1, Ang1, and Il-6, IL-8 and FGF.

OUTLINE:

Patients receive dovitinib orally (PO) 5 days a week. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up for 30 days.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed glioblastoma, recurrent after standard external-beam fractionated radiotherapy and temozolomide chemotherapy
  • Patients who have NOT received any anti-angiogenic therapy (Anti-VEGF, including avastin, cediranib, or other anti-angiogenic therapies like cilengitide) on arm 1. No more than two recurrences are allowed on arm 1.
  • Patients who have received any anti-angiogenic therapy (Anti-VEGF, including avastin, cediranib, or other anti-angiogenic therapies like cilengitide) on arm 2. Any number of recurrences are allowed on arm 2.
  • Karnofsky performance status >= 60%
  • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1.5 x 10^9/L
  • Platelets >= 100 x 10^9/L
  • Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9 g/dL
  • Serum total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) =< 3.0 x ULN
  • Serum creatinine =< 1.5 x ULN
  • Minimum interval since completion of radiation treatment is 12 weeks
  • Minimum interval since last drug therapy 2 weeks since last non-cytotoxic therapy 3 weeks must have elapsed since the completion of a non-nitrosourea containing chemotherapy regimen 6 weeks since the completion of a nitrosourea containing chemotherapy regimen
  • Patients must be able to provide written informed consent
  • Patients with the potential for pregnancy or impregnating their partner must agree to follow acceptable birth control methods to avoid conception; the anti-proliferative activity of this experimental drug may be harmful to the developing fetus or nursing infant; female patients of child-bearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test
  • Patients must have no concurrent malignancy except curatively treated basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin or carcinoma in situ of the cervix and breast, adequately treated stage I or II cancer from which the patient is in complete remission; patients with other prior malignancies must be disease-free for >= three years
  • Patients must be maintained on a stable corticosteroid regimen from the time of their baseline scan until the start of treatment and/or for at least 5 days before starting treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have undergone major surgery (e.g. intra-thoracic, intra-abdominal or intra-pelvic), open biopsy or significant traumatic injury =< 4 weeks prior to starting study drug, or patients who have had minor procedures, percutaneous biopsies or placement of vascular access device =< 1 week prior to starting study drug, or who have not recovered from side effects of such procedure or injury
  • Patients with a history of pulmonary embolism (PE), or untreated deep venous thrombosis (DVT) within the past 6 months
  • Patients with any of the following concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical conditions which could compromise participation in the study:

    • Impaired cardiac function or clinically significant cardiac diseases, including any of the following:

      • History or presence of serious uncontrolled ventricular arrhythmias
      • Clinically significant resting bradycardia
      • Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) assessed by 2-dimensional (2-D) echocardiogram (ECHO) < 50% or lower limit of normal (whichever is higher) or multi gated acquisition scan (MUGA) < 45% or lower limit of normal (whichever is higher)
      • Any of the following within 6 months prior to starting study drug: myocardial infarction (MI), severe/unstable angina, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accident (CVA), and transient ischemic attack (TIA)
      • Uncontrolled hypertension defined by a systolic blood pressure (SBP) >= 160 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) >= 100 mm Hg, with or without anti-hypertensive medication(s)
  • Impairment of gastrointestinal (GI) function or GI disease that may significantly alter the absorption of dovitinib (e.g. ulcerative diseases, uncontrolled nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, or small bowel resection)
  • Cirrhosis, chronic active hepatitis or chronic persistent hepatitis
  • Known diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (HIV testing is not mandatory)
  • Other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled concomitant medical conditions (e.g. active or uncontrolled infection, uncontrolled diabetes) that could cause unacceptable safety risks or compromise compliance with the protocol
  • Women of child-bearing potential, who are biologically able to conceive, not employing two forms of highly effective contraception; highly effective contraception (e.g. male condom with spermicide, diaphragm with spermicide, intra-uterine device) must be used by both sexes during the study and must be continued for 8 weeks after the end of study treatment; oral, implantable, or injectable contraceptives may be affected by cytochrome P450 interactions, and are therefore not considered effective for this study; women of child-bearing potential, defined as sexually mature women who have not undergone a hysterectomy or who have not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 12 consecutive months (e.g., who has had menses any time in the preceding 12 consecutive months), must have a negative serum pregnancy test =< 14 days prior to starting study treatment
  • Fertile males not willing to use contraception, as stated above
  • Patients who are currently receiving full dose anticoagulation treatment with therapeutic doses of warfarin or anti-platelet therapy (e.g., Plavix [clopidogrel bisulfate]); treatment with locally accepted low molecular weight heparin and low dose of acetylsalicylic acid (i.e., 81mg or 100 mg daily) to prevent cardiovascular events or strokes is allowed
  • Patients unwilling or unable to comply with the protocol
  • Any significant hemorrhage defined as > 1 cm diameter of blood seen on the MRI or CT scan. If> 1 cm of acute blood is detected, the patient will be ineligible for this trial.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01753713

Locations
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Recruiting
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Contact: Manmeet S. Ahluwalia    216-444-6145    ahluwam@ccf.org   
Principal Investigator: Manmeet S. Ahluwalia         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Manmeet Ahluwalia Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD, Principal Investigator, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01753713     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CASE4312, NCI-2012-02284
Study First Received: December 18, 2012
Last Updated: February 28, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Neoplasms
Glioblastoma
Gliosarcoma
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Astrocytoma
Glioma
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014