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Combination of Nilotinib (AMN107) and RAD001 in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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: NCT00762632
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 30, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 8, 2012
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Technische Universität München

Brief Summary:
This is a nonrandomized, open-label study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of combination treatment of Nilotinib and RAD001 in the treatment of c-kit + AML. Patients refractory to standard chemotherapy or not eligible to standard chemotherapy can be included. Patients will be treated with 400 mg Nilotinib bid (total daily dose 800 mg). RAD001 will be added after a treatment duration of 1 week in a dosage of 2,5 mg/day. Treatment duration will be 25 weeks.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Drug: NILOTINIB Drug: EVEROLIMUS Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-label Phase I/II (Proof of Concept) Trial of an Combination of Nilotinib (AMN 107) and RAD001 in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Study Start Date : December 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012

Intervention Details:
    400 mg Nilotinib bid (total daily dose 800 mg) should be continued 25 weeks
    Everolimus at 2,5 mg/day should be continued 25 weeks.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the rate of hematological response in adult patients with c-kit + AML. state the primary objective of the study [ Time Frame: four years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the duration of hematological response. To evaluate overall survival. To evaluate the safety profile of a combination treatment of Nilotinib and RAD001. • To evaluate improvement of symptomatic parameters. • To assess mTor, cKit a [ Time Frame: four years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  1. Patients with:

    • De novo AML or secondary AML from MDS who are not candidates for myelosuppressive chemotherapy, or
    • De novo AML or secondary AML from MDS who have relapsed disease or are refractory to standard therapy
  2. Patients at least 18 years or older
  3. Patients with WHO performance status of 0 to 2 with a life expectancy under treatment of at least 3 months
  4. Patients must have recovered from prior cytotoxic chemotherapy; treatment with Hydroxyurea or Ara-C is allowed until 24 hours to first administration of study drug.
  5. Patients must have a serum creatinine of <= 1.5 x ULN, SGOT/SGPT <= 3 x ULN and total bilirubin <= 2.0 x ULN
  6. Female patients of childbearing potential must have negative pregnancy test within 7 days before initiation of study drug dosing. Postmenopausal women must be amenorrheic for at least 12 months to be considered of non-childbearing potential.
  7. Written informed consent obtained according to local guidelines

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Patients with AML FAB M3.
  2. Patients with an expected doubling of the peripheral blast within one week.
  3. Patients who had prior allogeneic, syngeneic, or autologous bone marrow transplant or stem cell transplant less than 2 months previously.
  4. Impaired cardiac function, including any one of the following:

    • LVEF < 45% or below the institutional lower limit of the normal range (whichever is higher) as determined by MUGA scan or echocardiogram
    • Complete left bundle branch block
    • Use of a cardiac pacemaker
    • ST depression of > 1mm in 2 or more leads and/or T wave inversions in 2 or more contiguous leads
    • Congenital long QT syndrome dose levels of 400 to 1200 mg QD. Many of the common adverse events reported in the imatinib Phase II leukemia (STI0106, STI0110) studies were also reported in the nilotinib Phase I study, although a notably lower frequency of peripheral edema was identified in the nilotinib study.
    • History of or presence of significant ventricular or atrial tachyarrhythmias
    • Clinically significant resting bradycardia (< 50 beats per minute)
    • QTc > 450 msec on screening ECG (using the QTcF formula)
    • QT prolonging concomitant medication
    • Right bundle branch block plus left anterior hemiblock, bifascicular block
    • Myocardial infarction within 12 months prior to starting Nilotinib
    • Unstable angina diagnosed or treated during the past 12 months
    • Other clinically significant heart disease (e.g., congestive heart failure, uncontrolled hypertension, history of labile hypertension, or history of poor compliance with an antihypertensive regimen)
  5. Female patients who are pregnant or breast feeding, or adults of childbearing age not employing an effective method of birth control.
  6. Concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical or psychiatric condition which may interfere with the completion of the study.
  7. Patients who had more than 2 prior regimens for their current relapsed or current primary refractory disease
  8. Patients with uncontrolled active infection.
  9. Patient with any pulmonary infiltrate on the baseline chest X-ray known to be new in the previous 4 weeks. Prior treatment with any investigational drug within the preceding 4 weeks
  10. Chronic treatment with systemic steroids or another immunosuppressive agent
  11. Uncontrolled brain or leptomeningeal metastases, including patients who continue to require glucocorticoids for brain or leptomeningeal metastases
  12. Other malignancies within the past 3 years except for adequately treated carcinoma of the cervix or basal or squamous cell carcinomas of the skin.
  13. Other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical disease which could compromise participation in the study (i.e., uncontrolled diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension, severe infection, severe malnutrition, unstable angina, or congestive heart failure - New York Heart Association Class III or IV, ventricular arrhythmias active ischemic heart disease, myocardial infarction within six months, chronic liver or renal disease, active upper GI tract ulceration)
  14. A known history of HIV seropositivity
  15. Impairment of gastrointestinal function or gastrointestinal disease that may significantly alter the absorption of RAD001 (e.g., ulcerative disease, uncontrolled nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome or small bowel resection)
  16. Patients with an active, bleeding diathesis or on oral anti-vitamin K medication (except low dose coumarin)
  17. Hypokalemia
  18. Women who are pregnant or breast feeding, or women able to conceive and unwilling to practice an highly effective method of birth control.
  19. Patients who have received prior treatment with an mTor inhibitor.
  20. History of noncompliance to medical regimens
  21. Patients unwilling to or unable to comply with the protocol

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00762632

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Medical faculty of the Technical University Munich
Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 81675
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität München
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Principal Investigator: Justus Prof. Duyster, MD Medical faculty of the Technical University Munich
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Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. Justus Duyster, Medical faculty of the Technical University Munich Identifier: NCT00762632    
Other Study ID Numbers: CAMN107ADE01
First Posted: September 30, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012
Keywords provided by Technische Universität München:
patients with c-kit+ AML
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs