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Phase II Anastrozole and ZD6474 in Neoadjuvant Treatment of Postmenopausal Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer

This study has been terminated.
(Low accrual)
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
AstraZeneca
Information provided by:
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00481845
First received: May 31, 2007
Last updated: March 3, 2011
Last verified: March 2011

May 31, 2007
March 3, 2011
January 2008
December 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Tumor Objective Response Rate by Ultrasound [ Time Frame: unknown ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Tumor Objective Response Rate by Ultrasound [ Time Frame: at baseline and after 12 weeks of therapy ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00481845 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Pathologic Complete Response [ Time Frame: unknown ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Breast Conservation Eligibility [ Time Frame: unknown ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Tumor Objective Response by MRI [ Time Frame: unknown ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Pathologic Complete Response [ Time Frame: at the time of definitive surgery, during weeks 15-17 ]
  • Breast Conservation Eligibility [ Time Frame: prior to enrollment at after completion of 12 weeks therapy ]
  • Tumor Objective Response by MRI [ Time Frame: at baseline, 2 weeks, and following completion of 12 weeks therapy ]
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Phase II Anastrozole and ZD6474 in Neoadjuvant Treatment of Postmenopausal Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
Randomized Phase II Trial of Anastrozole Combined With Novel Agent ZD6474 in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Postmenopausal Patients With Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer

In this study we plan to study the combination of ZD6474, a dual inhibitor of EGFR and VEGFR-2 with anastrozole in the neoadjuvant setting for patients with Stage I-III breast cancer. The aim is to overcome mechanisms of resistance and simultaneously block multiple critical signaling pathways known to stimulate breast cancer.

The use of adjuvant chemotherapy and endocrine therapy has had a significant impact on breast cancer survival. However, not all patients will benefit from each of these therapies. Increasing data suggests that patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer derive marginal benefit from the addition of adjuvant chemotherapy. Identification and characterization of cellular signaling pathways active in the pathogenesis of breast cancer has lead to the development of multiple targeted therapies that hold enormous promise for patients with less toxicity than conventional chemotherapy. Treatment strategies employing neoadjuvant therapy have found that pCR is predictive for ultimate outcome. Due to this, the use of neoadjuvant therapy has become an intense area of investigation in operable breast cancer. In the IMPACT trial, the aromatase inhibitor anastrozole was found to improve eligibility for breast conservation and was associated with a favorable clinical objective response after 12 weeks of therapy.

In this proposed study, we plan to study the combination of ZD6474, a dual inhibitor of EGFR and VEGFR-2, with anastrozole in the neoadjuvant setting for patients with Stage I-III breast cancer. The aim is to overcome mechanisms of resistance and simultaneously block multiple critical signaling pathways known to stimulate breast cancer. The two agents have non-overlapping toxicities and are both administered orally, allowing for a more tolerable treatment regimen. By using this combination in the neoadjuvant setting, we will target the critical signaling pathways early and follow tumor responses during therapy, allowing for prompt evaluation of the effectiveness of this treatment strategy. Pathologic tumor specimens obtained at the time of definitive surgery will be evaluated for pathologic complete response thus adding to the body of literature. By examining molecular markers such as ER, PR, EGFR, and Ki-67 pre- and post-treatment, we hope to correlate modulations in these biomarkers to response. Finally, using a novel second generation functional breast MRI we will investigate the ability of MRI to predict response to antiangiogenic therapy.

Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Breast Cancer
  • Drug: ZD6474
    300 mg daily
    Other Names:
    • Vandetanib
    • Zactima
  • Drug: Anastrozole
    1 mg daily
    Other Name: Arimidex
  • Drug: Magnevist
    0.2 ml/kg
    Other Name: gadopentetate dimeglumine
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Terminated
1
December 2011
December 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:- Histologically confirmed invasive, hormone receptor-positive (ER and/or PR positive) breast cancer

  • Stage I-III breast cancer including any primary tumor >= 1cm by ultrasound
  • Diagnosis by core needle biopsy with placement of metallic clip at tumor site
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy (US-guided FNA may be substituted if palpable axillary lymphadenopathy)
  • Evaluation by a surgeon to determine eligibility for breast conservation
  • Postmenopausal status (age >= 60, age < 60 and FSH and estradiol in the postmenopausal range, prior bilateral oophorectomy)
  • Serum creatinine < 1.5 x ULN or creatinine clearance > 50 mL/minute (calculated by Cockcroft-Gault formula.)
  • Serum bilirubin < 1.5 x ULN
  • Serum potassium must not be less than 4mmol/L (supplementation allowed)
  • Serum calcium or magnesium within normal range (supplementation allowed)
  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) <= 2.5 x ULN or alkaline phosphatase (ALP) <= 2.5 x ULN
  • ECOG Performance Status 0,1,2
  • ECG QTc < 480 msec
  • Measurable disease
  • Written, informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:- Inflammatory breast cancer

  • Metastatic breast cancer excluding disease in regional lymph nodes
  • Inoperable disease considered irreversible with neoadjuvant endocrine therapy
  • HER2-overexpressed breast cancer
  • Prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy for the treatment of the current breast cancer
  • Prior hormonal therapy for the treatment of the current breast cancer
  • Prior surgical biopsy, lumpectomy, mastectomy for the current breast cancer
  • Any concurrent condition which in the Investigator's opinion makes it inappropriate for the patient to participate in the trial or which would jeopardize compliance with the protocol
  • Currently active diarrhea that may affect the ability of the patient to absorb ZD6474 or tolerate diarrhea
  • Clinically significant cardiac event such as myocardial infarction; New York Heart Association (NYHA) classification of heart disease >2 within 3 months before entry; or presence of cardiac disease that, in the opinion of the Investigator, increases the risk of ventricular arrhythmia.
  • History of arrhythmia (multifocal premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), bigeminy, trigeminy, ventricular tachycardia (VT) or uncontrolled atrial fibrillation) which is symptomatic or requires treatment (CTCAE grade 3) or asymptomatic sustained VT. Atrial fibrillation controlled on medication is not excluded.
  • Previous history of QTc prolongation as a result of another medication that required discontinuation of that medication.
  • Congenital long QT syndrome or 1st degree relative with unexplained sudden death <40 years of age.
  • Presence of left bundle branch block (LBBB).
  • QTc with Bazett's correction that is unmeasurable, or >= 480 msec on screening ECG. If a patient has QTc > = 480 msec on screening ECG, the screen ECG may be repeated twice (at least 24 hours apart). The average QTc from the three screening ECGs must be < 480 msec in order for the patient to be eligible for the study.
  • Use of any concomitant medication that may cause QTc prolongation, induce Torsades de Pointes or induce CYP3A4 function.
  • Hypertension not controlled by medical therapy (systolic blood pressure greater than 160 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure greater than 100 mm hg).
  • Previous or current malignancies of other histologies within the last 5 years, with the exception of cervical carcinoma in situ and adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
  • Major surgery within 4 weeks or incompletely healed surgical incision before starting study therapy.
  • Receipt of any investigational agents within 30 days prior to commencing study treatment
  • Previous enrollment or randomization of treatment in the present study
Female
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00481845
BRSADJ0008, 97923, BRSADJ0008
Yes
Dr. Ellie Guardino MD/PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University
AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ellie Guardino MD/PhD Stanford University
Stanford University
March 2011

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