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A Study to Evaluate Avastin in Patients Treated in a Previous Genentech-Sponsored Cancer Study

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00096967
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 18, 2004
Last Update Posted : March 26, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Genentech, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This is a multicenter, open-label extension study. Subjects who have received rhuMAb VEGF therapy in Study AVF2107g, AVF2119g, or AVF2192g and who completed the parent study are eligible for inclusion in this trial. Subjects who have received placebo in Study AVF2107g or AVF2192g are also eligible.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Metastases Drug: Avastin (bevacizumab) Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 100 participants
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Multicenter Extension Study of rhuMAb VEGF (Bevacizumab) in Subjects Treated in a Previous Genentech-Sponsored Cancer Study
Study Start Date : October 2002
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2004

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Drug Information available for: Bevacizumab

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent
  • Previous participation in and completion of one of the following Genentech-sponsored rhuMAb VEGF Phase II or Phase III cancer studies: AVF2107g, AVF2119g, or AVF2192g
  • Use of an effective means of contraception in men and in women of childbearing potential
  • For subjects who received placebo in the parent study, current antitumor therapy not exceeding third-line treatment for disease progression

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Compromised renal or hepatic function, as defined in the parent protocol
  • EGOG status of 3 or greater
  • Current, recent (within 4 weeks of the first infusion of this study), or planned participation in an experimental drug study other than a Genentech-sponsored rhuMAb VEGF cancer study
  • ANC of <1500/uL
  • Platelet count of <75,000/uL
  • International normalized ration (INR) >=1.5 (except those subjects who have been given approval to receive full-dose warfarin plus rhuMAb VEGF)
  • Total bilirubin of >1.6 mg/dL for patients receiving irinotecan, for all others total bilirubin of >2.0 mg/dL
  • AST or ALT >5 times upper limit of normal for subjects with documented liver metastases; >2.5 times the upper limit of normal for subjects without evidence of liver metastases
  • Serum creatinine of >2.0 mg/dL
  • Hemoglobin of <9 gm/dL (may be transfused or receive epoetin alfa [e.g., Epogen] to maintain or exceed this level)
  • Inability to comply with study and/or follow-up procedures
  • History of other disease, metabolic dysfunction, physical examination finding, or clinical laboratory finding giving reasonable suspicion of a disease or condition that contraindicates the use of an investigational drug or that might affect the interpretation of the results of the study or render the subject at high risk from treatment complications
  • Any unresolved or irreversible rhuMAb VEGF-related ongoing serious adverse event occurring during the parent study
  • Clinically significant cardiovascular disease (e.g., uncontrolled hypertension [blood pressure of >160/110 mmHg on medication], previous myocardial infarction, unstable angina), New York Heart Association (NYHA) Grade II or greater congestive heart failure, serious cardiac dysrhythmia requiring medication, or peripheral vascular disease (Grade II or greater)
  • History or evidence upon physical examination of CNS disease (e.g., primary brain tumor, seizures not controlled with standard medical therapy, any brain metastases, or history of stroke)
  • Major surgical procedure, open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury within 28 days prior to Day 0, or anticipation of need for major surgical procedure during the course of the study
  • Fine needle aspirations or core biopsies within 7 days prior to Day 0
  • Chronic, daily treatment with aspirin (>325 mg/day) or nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medications (of the kind known to inhibit platelet function at doses used to treat chronic inflammatory diseases)
  • Pregnancy (positive pregnancy test) or lactation
  • Proteinuria at baseline or clinically significant impairment of renal function
  • Serious, nonhealing wound, ulcer, or bone fracture
  • Evidence of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy
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Responsible Party: Genentech, Inc. Identifier: NCT00096967    
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00066560
Other Study ID Numbers: AVF2540g
First Posted: November 18, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014
Keywords provided by Genentech, Inc.:
Metastatic breast cancer
Metastatic colorectal cancer
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological
Antineoplastic Agents
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors