PTK787/ZK222584 in the Treatment of Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Resistant to Imatinib
This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of a novel tyrosine kinase inhibitor, PTK787/ZK222584, in the treatment of GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumor) that is resistant to imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). The study participants are required to have histologically confirmed GIST with prior imatinib treatment for metastatic GIST. is administered orally 1250 mg/day. Six patients will first enter the study. If clinical benefit is obtained in >1 of 6 patients, 9 and 30 additional patients will be entered into the protocol in two stages (a maximum of 45 patients will be entered). Patients who benefit from the study treatment will be treated with PTK787/ZK222584 until treatment failure.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Phase II, Open-Label Study of PTK787/ZK222584 in the Treatment of Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) Resistant to Imatinib Mesylate|
- Response rate [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||September 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||January 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
PTK/ZK o.d. 1250 mg p.o.
PTK787/ZK222584 is administered at the dosage of 1250 mg o.d. orally
Other Name: vatalanib
This is an open-label, phase II study of PTK787/ZK222584 designed to determine the safety and efficacy of PTK787/ZK222584 in the treatment of imatinib-resistant GIST. The PTK787/ZK222584 dose used is 1250 mg daily. Six patients will first enter the study using a two-stage approach. If clinical benefit is obtained in >1 of 6 patients, 9 and 30 additional patients will be entered into the protocol (a maximum total number of 45 patients will be entered). Clinical benefit is defined as the occurrence of one or more of the following 3 measures: 1) objective response to PTK787 (a confirmed or unconfirmed partial response [PR] or a complete response [CR]); 2) metabolic response defined as >50% decrease in the standardized uptake value (SUV) of FDG uptake in >1 FDG-avid lesions in one or more of the patients; or 3) stabilized disease for 3 months or longer accompanied by symptomatic or performance status improvement. Medical history, current medical conditions, weight, height, and an electrocardiogram are recorded prior to the study entry. Other baseline examinations include a chest X-ray, hematologic tests, a coagulation panel, serum chemistries, urine analysis, a serum pregnancy test and a radiological assessment of the tumor. Tumor response is monitored with imaging at 4- to 8-week intervals. Hematological tests and serum chemistries are evaluated at 1- to 4-week intervals, and adverse events are collected continuously. Research blood tests are collected at the times of tumor evaluations. Dose adjustments are carried out as per the protocol. Patients who benefit from the study treatment will be treated with PTK787/ZK222584 until treatment failure.
|Helsinki University Central Hospital|
|Helsinki, Finland, FIN-00029|
|Principal Investigator:||Heikki Joensuu, M.D.||Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital|