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Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02194738
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 18, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Brief Summary:
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient's tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients that have certain genetic changes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lung Adenocarcinoma Lung Large Cell Carcinoma Resectable Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Stage IB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Stage II Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIA Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIA Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIIA Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IIIA Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Drug: Carboplatin Drug: Cisplatin Other: Clinical Observation Drug: Crizotinib Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure Drug: Erlotinib Drug: Erlotinib Hydrochloride Drug: Gemcitabine Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride Biological: Nivolumab Drug: Paclitaxel Biological: Pembrolizumab Drug: Pemetrexed Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium Other: Placebo Administration Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 8300 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trial (ALCHEMIST)
Actual Study Start Date : August 18, 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 28, 2021

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: A081105 Arm A (blinded erlotinib hydrochloride)
Blinded patients receive erlotinib hydrochloride PO QD on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 2 years in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. (CLOSED 06/14/17)
Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Placebo Comparator: A081105 Arm B (placebo)
Patients receive placebo PO QD on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 2 years in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. (CLOSED 06/14/17)
Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Other: Placebo Administration
Given PO

Experimental: A081105 Arm C (unblinded erlotinib hydrochloride)
Unblinded patients receive erlotinib hydrochloride PO QD on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 2 years in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Drug: Erlotinib
Given PO

Drug: Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Given PO
Other Names:
  • Cp-358,774
  • OSI-774
  • Tarceva

Active Comparator: A081105 Arm D (observation)
Patients (including patients previously randomized to placebo) undergo observation at least every 6 months for 2 years.
Other: Clinical Observation
Undergo observation
Other Name: observation

Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Active Comparator: A081801 Arm A (platinum doublet, observation)

INITIAL THERAPY: Patients receive 1 of 4 platinum doublet regimens based on the treating physician's choice. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 cycles in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

CONTINUANCE THERAPY: Patients then undergo observation.

Drug: Carboplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Blastocarb
  • Carboplat
  • Carboplatin Hexal
  • Carboplatino
  • Carboplatinum
  • Carbosin
  • Carbosol
  • Carbotec
  • CBDCA
  • Displata
  • Ercar
  • JM-8
  • Nealorin
  • Novoplatinum
  • Paraplatin
  • Paraplatin AQ
  • Paraplatine
  • Platinwas
  • Ribocarbo

Drug: Cisplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Abiplatin
  • Blastolem
  • Briplatin
  • CDDP
  • Cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloridoplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloro Platinum (II)
  • Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum
  • Cis-dichloroammine Platinum (II)
  • Cis-platinous Diamine Dichloride
  • Cis-platinum
  • Cis-platinum II
  • Cis-platinum II Diamine Dichloride
  • Cismaplat
  • Cisplatina
  • Cisplatinum
  • Cisplatyl
  • Citoplatino
  • Citosin
  • Cysplatyna
  • DDP
  • Lederplatin
  • Metaplatin
  • Neoplatin
  • Peyrone''s Chloride
  • Peyrone''s Salt
  • Placis
  • Plastistil
  • Platamine
  • Platiblastin
  • Platiblastin-S
  • Platinex
  • Platinol
  • Platinol- AQ
  • Platinol-AQ
  • Platinol-AQ VHA Plus
  • Platinoxan
  • Platinum
  • Platinum Diamminodichloride
  • Platiran
  • Platistin
  • Platosin

Other: Clinical Observation
Undergo observation
Other Name: observation

Drug: Gemcitabine
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdC
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine

Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine Hydrochloride
  • FF 10832
  • FF-10832
  • FF10832
  • Gemcitabine HCI
  • Gemzar
  • LY-188011
  • LY188011

Drug: Paclitaxel
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Anzatax
  • Asotax
  • Bristaxol
  • Praxel
  • Taxol
  • Taxol Konzentrat

Drug: Pemetrexed
Given IV
Other Names:
  • MTA
  • Multitargeted Antifolate

Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Alimta
  • Almita
  • LY231514
  • N-[4-[2-(2-Amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-L-glutamic Acid Disodium Salt

Experimental: A081801 Arm B (platinum doublet, sequential pembrolizumab)

INITIAL THERAPY: Patients receive 1 of 4 platinum doublet regimens based on the treating physician's choice. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 cycles in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

CONTINUANCE THERAPY: Patients then receive pembrolizumab IV over 25-40 minutes on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 17 cycles in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Drug: Carboplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Blastocarb
  • Carboplat
  • Carboplatin Hexal
  • Carboplatino
  • Carboplatinum
  • Carbosin
  • Carbosol
  • Carbotec
  • CBDCA
  • Displata
  • Ercar
  • JM-8
  • Nealorin
  • Novoplatinum
  • Paraplatin
  • Paraplatin AQ
  • Paraplatine
  • Platinwas
  • Ribocarbo

Drug: Cisplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Abiplatin
  • Blastolem
  • Briplatin
  • CDDP
  • Cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloridoplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloro Platinum (II)
  • Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum
  • Cis-dichloroammine Platinum (II)
  • Cis-platinous Diamine Dichloride
  • Cis-platinum
  • Cis-platinum II
  • Cis-platinum II Diamine Dichloride
  • Cismaplat
  • Cisplatina
  • Cisplatinum
  • Cisplatyl
  • Citoplatino
  • Citosin
  • Cysplatyna
  • DDP
  • Lederplatin
  • Metaplatin
  • Neoplatin
  • Peyrone''s Chloride
  • Peyrone''s Salt
  • Placis
  • Plastistil
  • Platamine
  • Platiblastin
  • Platiblastin-S
  • Platinex
  • Platinol
  • Platinol- AQ
  • Platinol-AQ
  • Platinol-AQ VHA Plus
  • Platinoxan
  • Platinum
  • Platinum Diamminodichloride
  • Platiran
  • Platistin
  • Platosin

Drug: Gemcitabine
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdC
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine

Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine Hydrochloride
  • FF 10832
  • FF-10832
  • FF10832
  • Gemcitabine HCI
  • Gemzar
  • LY-188011
  • LY188011

Drug: Paclitaxel
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Anzatax
  • Asotax
  • Bristaxol
  • Praxel
  • Taxol
  • Taxol Konzentrat

Biological: Pembrolizumab
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Keytruda
  • Lambrolizumab
  • MK-3475
  • SCH 900475

Drug: Pemetrexed
Given IV
Other Names:
  • MTA
  • Multitargeted Antifolate

Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Alimta
  • Almita
  • LY231514
  • N-[4-[2-(2-Amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-L-glutamic Acid Disodium Salt

Experimental: A081801 Arm C (platinum doublet, combination pembrolizumab)

INITIAL THERAPY: Patients receive 1 of 4 platinum doublet regimens based on the treating physician's choice and pembrolizumab IV over 25-40 minutes on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 cycles in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

CONTINUANCE THERAPY: Patients then receive pembrolizumab IV over 25-40 minutes on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 13 cycles in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Drug: Carboplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Blastocarb
  • Carboplat
  • Carboplatin Hexal
  • Carboplatino
  • Carboplatinum
  • Carbosin
  • Carbosol
  • Carbotec
  • CBDCA
  • Displata
  • Ercar
  • JM-8
  • Nealorin
  • Novoplatinum
  • Paraplatin
  • Paraplatin AQ
  • Paraplatine
  • Platinwas
  • Ribocarbo

Drug: Cisplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Abiplatin
  • Blastolem
  • Briplatin
  • CDDP
  • Cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloridoplatinum
  • Cis-diamminedichloro Platinum (II)
  • Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum
  • Cis-dichloroammine Platinum (II)
  • Cis-platinous Diamine Dichloride
  • Cis-platinum
  • Cis-platinum II
  • Cis-platinum II Diamine Dichloride
  • Cismaplat
  • Cisplatina
  • Cisplatinum
  • Cisplatyl
  • Citoplatino
  • Citosin
  • Cysplatyna
  • DDP
  • Lederplatin
  • Metaplatin
  • Neoplatin
  • Peyrone''s Chloride
  • Peyrone''s Salt
  • Placis
  • Plastistil
  • Platamine
  • Platiblastin
  • Platiblastin-S
  • Platinex
  • Platinol
  • Platinol- AQ
  • Platinol-AQ
  • Platinol-AQ VHA Plus
  • Platinoxan
  • Platinum
  • Platinum Diamminodichloride
  • Platiran
  • Platistin
  • Platosin

Drug: Gemcitabine
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdC
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine

Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • dFdCyd
  • Difluorodeoxycytidine Hydrochloride
  • FF 10832
  • FF-10832
  • FF10832
  • Gemcitabine HCI
  • Gemzar
  • LY-188011
  • LY188011

Drug: Paclitaxel
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Anzatax
  • Asotax
  • Bristaxol
  • Praxel
  • Taxol
  • Taxol Konzentrat

Biological: Pembrolizumab
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Keytruda
  • Lambrolizumab
  • MK-3475
  • SCH 900475

Drug: Pemetrexed
Given IV
Other Names:
  • MTA
  • Multitargeted Antifolate

Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Alimta
  • Almita
  • LY231514
  • N-[4-[2-(2-Amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-L-glutamic Acid Disodium Salt

Experimental: E4512 Arm A (crizotinib)
Patients receive crizotinib PO BID on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 2 years in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: Crizotinib
Given PO
Other Names:
  • MET Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor PF-02341066
  • PF-02341066
  • PF-2341066
  • Xalkori

Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Active Comparator: E4512 Arm B (observation)
Patients undergo observation.
Other: Clinical Observation
Undergo observation
Other Name: observation

Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Experimental: EA5142 Arm I (nivolumab)
Patients receive nivolumab IV over 30 minutes on day 1. Cycles repeat every 4 weeks for up to 1 year in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling

Biological: Nivolumab
Given IV
Other Names:
  • BMS-936558
  • MDX-1106
  • NIVO
  • ONO-4538
  • Opdivo

Active Comparator: EA5142 Arm II (observation)
Patients are followed serially with imaging for 1 year.
Other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure
Undergo collection of blood and tissue
Other Name: Cytologic Sampling




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Central clinical genotyping to facilitate accrual to the adjuvant Intergroup studies, E4512 and A081105 [ Time Frame: Up to 4 years ]
    Central clinical genotyping to facilitate accrual to the adjuvant Intergroup studies, E4512 and A081105, will be measured by the rate of accrual.

  2. Feasibility of research grade formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue collection for Center for Cancer Genomics (CCG) analysis [ Time Frame: Up to 4 years ]
    Research grade formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue collection for Center for CCG analysis, will be measured by adequate specimens collected per month.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Disease free survival (DFS) rate for lung cancers which are wild-type for EGFR and ALK [ Time Frame: Time from resection to the earliest of documented disease recurrence confirmed by biopsy, development of a new lung cancer confirmed by biopsy, or death from any cause, assessed at 2 years ]
    Using genomics performed at CCG, DFS rate will be calculated for each genotype-defined population constituting greater than 1% of the study cohort.

  2. Agreement of local genotyping methods (direct sequencing of EGFR, ALK fluorescence in situ hybridization [FISH]) with central Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments genotyping [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
    For each locally used assay, agreement will be defined as the proportion of patients deemed mutant (or wild-type) by local and central assessment divided by the number of evaluable patients, where an evaluable patient is one who has a local assessment result and has submitted tissue for central assessment. An agreement rate of 90% or higher between the local assay and the central assessment will be deemed acceptable.


Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Spectrum of new mutations identified at recurrence [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
    Genomic analysis will be performed on tissue collected at time of recurrence and compared to baseline genomics. New mutations in key oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes (phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate 3-kinase, catalytic subunit alpha and phosphatase and tensin homolog, etc) will be quantified.

  2. Proportions of patients who decline to enroll [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
    Reasons behind why potentially eligible ALK-rearranged/EGFR mutant patients decline to enroll onto the adjuvant trials will be summarized. Concern with randomization, or not needing further therapy versus those who become otherwise ineligible due to recurrent disease or missing the enrollment window will be catalogued.

  3. Variability in the levels of baseline cell-free deoxyribonucleic acid (cfDNA) based on the timing of collection of these samples [ Time Frame: Up to 4 years ]
    The levels of cfDNA (stratified by the timing of collection) will be correlated with clinical outcomes of overall survival and disease-free survival using Kaplan-Meier approach as well as exploratory Cox proportional Hazards models adjusted for baseline smoking, patient, and tumor characteristics as well as treatment information.



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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PATIENT PRE-REGISTRATION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
  • For pre-surgical patients

    • Suspected diagnosis of resectable non-small cell lung cancer; cancers with a histology of "adenosquamous" are considered a type of adenocarcinoma and thus a "nonsquamous" histology; patients with squamous cell carcinoma are eligible
    • Suspected clinical stage of IIIA, II (IIA or IIB) or large IB (defined as size >= 4 cm); Note: IB tumors < 4 cm are NOT eligible; stage IB cancer based on pleural invasion is not eligible unless the tumor size is >= 4 cm; the 7th edition of American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging will be utilized
  • For post-surgical patients

    • Completely resected non-small cell lung cancer with negative margins (R0); patients with squamous cell carcinoma are eligible only if they have not received adjuvant therapy
    • Pathologic stage IIIA, II (IIA or IIB) or large IB (defined as size >= 4 cm); Note: IB tumors < 4 cm are NOT eligible; stage IB cancer based on pleural invasion is not eligible unless the tumor size is >= 4 cm; the 7th edition of AJCC staging will be utilized
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-1
  • No patients who have received neoadjuvant therapy (chemo- or radio-therapy) for this lung cancer
  • No locally advanced or metastatic cancer requiring systemic therapy within 5 years prior to registration; no secondary primary lung cancer diagnosed concurrently or within 2 year prior to registration
  • No prior treatment with agents targeting EGFR mutation, ALK rearrangement, and PD-1/PD-L1/CTLA-4
  • No patients known to be pregnant or lactating
  • Patients who have had local genotyping are eligible, regardless of the local result
  • No patients with recurrence of lung cancer after prior resection
  • Note: Post-surgical patients should proceed to registration immediately following preregistration
  • PATIENT REGISTRATION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
  • Tissue available for the required analyses (either clinical tissue block or slides and scrolls)
  • Completely resected NSCLC with negative margins (R0); cancers with a histology of "adenosquamous" are considered a type of adenocarcinoma and thus a "nonsquamous" histology
  • Pathologic stage IIIA, IIA or IIB, or large IB (defined as size >= 4 cm); Note: IB tumors < 4 cm are NOT eligible; stage IB cancer based on pleural invasion is not eligible unless the tumor size is >= 4 cm; the 7th edition of AJCC staging will be utilized
  • Patients with squamous cell carcinoma are eligible only if they have not received adjuvant therapy
  • In order to allow for time for central genotyping and eligibility for the ALCHEMIST treatment trial, patients must register within the following eligibility windows:

    • Squamous patients:

      • No adjuvant therapy permitted, register patient within 77 days following surgery
    • Non-squamous patients:

      • If no adjuvant therapy, register patient within 75 days following surgery
      • If adjuvant chemotherapy or radiotherapy only, register patient within 225 days following surgery
      • If adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation, register patient within 285 days following surgery

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