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Nirogacestat for Adults With Desmoid Tumor/Aggressive Fibromatosis (DT/AF) (DeFi)

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03785964
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 24, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study evaluates nirogacestat in the treatment of desmoid tumor/aggressive fibromatosis (DT/AF). Half of the participants will receive nirogacestat while the other half will receive placebo.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Desmoid Tumor Aggressive Fibromatosis Drug: Nirogacestat oral tablet Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Desmoid tumors, also referred to as aggressive fibromatosis, are rare, locally invasive, slow growing soft tissue tumors. Although considered benign because of their inability to metastasize, desmoid tumors can cause significant morbidity and occasionally mortality in patients.

Nirogacestat (PF-03084014) is a potent, small molecule, selective, reversible, noncompetitive inhibitor of γ-secretase (GS) with a potential antitumor activity.

Nirogacestat is being investigated for the treatment of desmoid tumors due to its ability to bind to GS, blocking proteolytic activation of Notch receptors. Previous clinical study data have shown that Notch signaling plays an important role in cancer development. Hence, inhibition of Notch signaling is an important strategy for therapeutic treatment.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 118 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Masking Description: For the double-blind phase, the participant, investigator, and all other clinical site personnel will be blinded to the assigned treatment allocation. All sponsor personnel will also be blinded except for the sponsor's quality assurance designee(s), safety designee(s), and clinical supply material designee(s).
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Trial of Nirogacestat Versus Placebo in Adult Patients With Progressing Desmoid Tumors/Aggressive Fibromatosis (DT/AF)
Actual Study Start Date : May 15, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 31, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 31, 2023

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Nirogacestat
Nirogacestat 150 mg by mouth, twice daily
Drug: Nirogacestat oral tablet
Nirogacestat tablet
Other Name: PF-03084014

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo 150 mg by mouth, twice daily
Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet
Sugar pill manufactured to mimic nirogacestat 50 mg tablet

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of progression free survival (PFS) events as defined as the time from randomization until date of assessment of progression or death by any cause using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) Version 1.1 Criteria. [ Time Frame: On the first day of every 3 cycles (each cycle is 28 days) until disease progression is observed or death, whichever comes first, assessed up to approximately 2 years ]
    The documented date of progression will be determined by an independent, blinded, central radiologic review.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The incidence of adverse events (AEs) according to toxicities graded by National Cancer Institute (NCI) Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) Version 5.0. [ Time Frame: Weekly for cycle 1, last day of cycle 2, first day of cycle 4 and then the first day of every 3 cycles (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
  2. Overall response rate using RECIST Version 1.1 Criteria. [ Time Frame: On the first day of every 3 cycles (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    Overall response rate is defined as the proportion of participants with complete response (CR) + partial response (PR).

  3. Duration of response for participants whose best response is CR or PR. [ Time Frame: On the first day of every 3 cycles (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
  4. Tumor volume changes from baseline as measured by MRI volumetric. [ Time Frame: On the first day of every 6 cycles (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
  5. Change from baseline in patient reported outcome (PRO) scores using the GOunder/Desmoid Tumor Research Tumor Foundation (DTRF) DEsmoid Symptom Scale (GODDESS);. [ Time Frame: Daily for the last 7 days of every cycle (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    This PRO will measure desmoid tumor symptoms by evaluating change from baseline. The items are evaluated on an 11-point numeric rating scale (NRS) form 0-10 measure severity from "none" to "as bad as you can imagine," with a 24-hour recall period.

  6. Change from baseline in PRO scores using the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) short form. [ Time Frame: Daily for the last 7 days of every cycle (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    This PRO will measure clinical pain by evaluating change from baseline. It consists of 9 questions and will utilize an 11-point NRS from 0-10 measure severity from "no pain" to "pain as bad as you can imagine," with a 24-hour recall period.

  7. Change in baseline in PRO scores using the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Physical Function (PROMIS PF) short form 10a plus 3 additional items from PROMIS item banks. [ Time Frame: On the last day of every cycle (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    This PRO will measure self-reported capability of physical activities by evaluating change from baseline. This includes the functioning of one's upper extremities (dexterity), lower extremities (walking or mobility), and central regions (neck, back), as well as instrumental activities of daily living, such as running errands. The PROMIS PF short form 10a plus (consisting) of 10 questions plus 3 additional questions from the PROMIS item bank will be used with a 7-day recall period.

  8. Change from baseline in PRO scores using the GOunder/Desmoid Tumor Research Tumor Foundation (DTRF) DEsmoid Impact Scale (GODDESS); [ Time Frame: On the last day of every cycle (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    This PRO will measure desmoid tumor impacts by evaluating change from baseline. The items are evaluated either on an 11-point NRS to measure severity, or a 5-point Likert Scale ranging from "none of the time" to "all of the time" to measure frequency, with a 7-day recall period.

  9. Change from baseline in PRO scores using the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Core 30 (EORTC) QLQ-C30. [ Time Frame: Last day of every cycle (each cycle is 28 days) through study completion, an average of 2 years ]
    This PRO will measure the health-related quality of life of cancer patients by evaluated change from baseline. It consists of 30 questions overall with a 4-point scale and incorporates 5 functional scales (physical, role, cognitive, emotional and social), 3 symptom scales (fatigue, pain, and nausea and vomiting), a global health status/quality of life scale, and a number of single items assessing additional symptoms commonly reported by cancer patients (dyspnea, loss of appetite, insomnia, constipation and diarrhea) and perceived financial impact of disease.

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

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participant has histologically confirmed DT/AF (by local pathologist prior to informed consent) that has progressed by ≥ 20% as measured by RECIST v1.1 within 12 months of the screening visit scan.
  • Participant has:

    1. Treatment naïve, measurably progressing DT/AF that is deemed not amenable to surgery without the risk of significant morbidity; OR
    2. Recurrent, measurably progressing DT/AF following at least one line of therapy; OR
    3. Refractory, measurably progressing DT/AF following at least one line of therapy.
  • Participant has a DT/AF tumor where continued progressive disease will not result in immediate significant risk to the participant.
  • Participant agrees to provide archival or new tumor tissue for re-confirmation of disease.
  • If participant is currently being treated with any therapy for the treatment of DT/AF, this must be completed at least 28 days (or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer) prior to first dose of study treatment. All toxicities from prior therapy must be resolved to ≤ Grade 1 or clinical baseline.
  • Participants who are receiving chronic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as treatment for conditions other than DT/AF must be receiving them prior to the documented DT/AF progressive disease (inclusion criteria 2) and on a stable dose for at least 28 days prior to first dose of study treatment.
  • Participant has an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status ≤ 2 at screening.
  • Participant has adequate organ and bone marrow function.

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participant has known malabsorption syndrome or preexisting gastrointestinal conditions that may impair absorption of nirogacestat.
  • Participant has experienced any of the following within 6 months of signing informed consent: clinically significant cardiac disease (New York Heart Association Class III or IV), myocardial infarction, severe/unstable angina, coronary/peripheral artery bypass graft, symptomatic congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular accident, transient ischemic attack, or symptomatic pulmonary embolism.
  • Participant has abnormal QT interval at screening.
  • Participant is using concomitant medications that prolong the QT/QTcF interval at the time of informed consent.
  • Participant has a history of additional risk factors for Torsades de Pointes (TdP) (e.g., heart failure, hypokalemia, family history of Long QT Syndrome).
  • Participant has had lymphoma, leukemia, or any malignancy within the past 5 years at the time of informed consent, except for any locally recurring cancer that has been treated curatively (e.g., resected basal or squamous cell skin cancer, superficial bladder cancer, carcinoma in situ of the cervix or breast), with no evidence of metastatic disease for 3 years at the time of informed consent.
  • Participant has current or chronic history of liver disease or known hepatic or biliary abnormalities (except for Gilbert's syndrome or asymptomatic gallstones).
  • Participant previously received or is currently receiving therapy with GS inhibitors or anti-Notch antibody therapy.
  • Participant is currently using any treatment for DT/AF including tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), NSAIDs (chronic daily use) or any investigational treatment 28 days (or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer) prior to the first dose of study treatment.


Participant has started any treatment for DT/AF after the documented DT/AF progressive disease (inclusion criteria 2).

  • Participant is currently using or anticipates using food or drugs that are known strong/moderate cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) inhibitors, or strong CYP3A inducers within 14 days prior to the first dose of study treatment.
  • Participant has a positive human immunodeficiency virus antibody test.
  • Participant has presence of Hepatitis B surface antigen at screening.
  • Participant has a positive Hepatitis C antibody or Hepatitis C ribonucleic acid (RNA) test result at screening or within 3 months prior to starting study treatment.
  • Participant is unable to tolerate MRI or for whom MRI is contraindicated.
  • Participant has experienced other severe acute or chronic medical or psychiatric conditions within 1 year of signing informed consent.
  • Participant is unable to comply with study related procedures (including, but not limited to, the completion of electronic patient report outcomes (ePROs), or the ePRO questionnaires are not available in the participant's preferred language).

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03785964

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Contact: Nicole H Leedom 984-204-8065

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United States, California
Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center Recruiting
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Contact: Marianne Bernardo, SC   
Principal Investigator: Noah Federman, MD         
Stanford Cancer Center Recruiting
Palo Alto, California, United States, 94304
Contact: Jee M Lee, SC   
Principal Investigator: Shivaani Kummar, MD         
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
San Francisco, California, United States, 94115
Sarcoma Oncology Research Center Recruiting
Santa Monica, California, United States, 90403
Contact: Katherine Kim, SC   
Principal Investigator: Sant Chawla, MD         
United States, Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital-Anschutz Cancer Pavillion (ACP) Recruiting
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Contact: Flora Martinez, SC       FLORA.MARTINEZ@UCDENVER.EDU   
Principal Investigator: Victor M. Villalobos, MD         
United States, Connecticut
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Recruiting
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510
Contact: Ebony Williams, SC   
Principal Investigator: Hari A. Deshpande, MD         
United States, District of Columbia
Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
Contact: Okelue Edwards Okobi, SC   
Principal Investigator: Dennis A. Priebat, MD         
United States, Florida
Mayo Clinic Florida Recruiting
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32224
Contact: Sarah Thiele, SC   
Contact: Steven Attia, MD    904-953-7292   
Principal Investigator: Steven Attia, MD         
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Recruiting
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Contact: Mirna Gonzalez, SC   
Principal Investigator: Gina Z. D'Amato, MD         
SpringWorks' site Not yet recruiting
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612
United States, Illinois
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Hospital Recruiting
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287
Contact: Alex Thompson, SC   
Principal Investigator: Christian F. Meyer, MD PhD         
United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hosptial (MGH) Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Contact: Lia Tamburello, SC   
Principal Investigator: Gregory Cote, MD         
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
Contact: Hayley Hibbard, SC       Hayley_Hibbard@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU   
Principal Investigator: Michael Nathenson, MD         
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Recruiting
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Contact: Paige Crawford, SC   
Principal Investigator: Rashmi Chugh, MD         
United States, Missouri
Washington Univerisity School of Medicine Recruiting
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Contact: Jamie Bell, SC   
Principal Investigator: Brian Van Tine, MD, PhD         
United States, New York
Northwell Health Recruiting
Lake Success, New York, United States, 11042
Contact: Zachary Rosenfeld, SC   
Principal Investigator: Tony Philip, MD         
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Contact: Natasha Martin, SC         
Principal Investigator: Mrinal Gounder, MD         
United States, North Carolina
DUMC/Duke Cancer Center Recruiting
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Contact: Jessica Pennell, SC   
Principal Investigator: Richard Riedel, MD         
United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Childrens's Hospital Medical Center Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229
Contact: Nicole O'Connell, SC   
Principal Investigator: Joseph Pressey, MD         
James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Recruiting
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
Contact: Cassondra Faiella, SC   
Principal Investigator: Gabriel Tinoco, MD         
United States, Oregon
Oregon Health & Science Univeristy-Center for Health & Healing Recruiting
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201
Contact: Samantha Wise, SC   
Principal Investigator: Lara Davis, MD         
United States, Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19106
Contact: Joanna Kosmaoglou, SC   
Principal Investigator: Lee Hartner, MD         
Fox Chase Cancer Center Recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19111
Contact: Linda Thibodeau, SC   
Principal Investigator: Margaret vonMehren, MD         
UPMC Hillman Cancer Ceter Recruiting
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15232
Contact: Scarlett Ernst, SC   
Principal Investigator: Melissa Burgess, MD         
United States, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Recruiting
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Contact: Gracy A Zacharian, SC   
Principal Investigator: Ravin Ratan, MD         
United States, Washington
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Recruiting
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98109
Contact: Roxanne C Moore, SC   
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Loggers, MD, PhD         
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center Recruiting
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Contact: Meghan Dykstra, SC   
Principal Investigator: Amanda Parkes, MD         
Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin Recruiting
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
Contact: Nicole Moore, SC   
Principal Investigator: John Charlson, MD         
Institut Jules Bordet-Medical Onocology Recruiting
Brussels, Belgium, 1000
Contact: Kylie Kerckx, SC   
Principal Investigator: Christiane Jungels, MD         
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Institut Roi Albert II Recruiting
Brussels, Belgium, 1200
Contact: Anne Moxhon, SC   
Principal Investigator: Filomena Mazzeo, MD         
UZ Gent Recruiting
Gent, Belgium, 9000
Contact: Jorge Reis Guerreiro, SC   
Principal Investigator: Lore Lapeire, MD         
UZ Leuven Recruiting
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Ingeborg Wauters, SC   
Principal Investigator: Patrick Schoffski, MD         
Canada, Ontario
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Recruiting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G2M9
Contact: Nisan Kavak, SC   
Principal Investigator: Abha Gupta, MD         
Canada, Quebec
McGill University Health Centre Recruiting
Montréal, Quebec, Canada, H4A3JI
Contact: Caroline Buote, SC   
Principal Investigator: Thierry Alcindor, MD         
Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch Recruiting
Berlin, Germany, 13125
Contact: Marie Ritter, SC   
Principal Investigator: Peter Reichardt, MD         
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
Hamburg, Germany, 20246
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim Recruiting
Mannheim, Germany, D-68167
Contact: Monika Mathew, SC   
Principal Investigator: Bernd Kasper, MD         
IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli Recruiting
Bologna, Italy, 40136
Contact: Michela Pierini, SC   
Principal Investigator: Emanuela Palmerini, MD         
Istituto di Candiolo IRCCS Oncologia Medica Recruiting
Candiolo, Italy, 10060
Contact: Marco Bonaudo, SC   
Principal Investigator: Giovanni Grignani, MD         
Fondazione IRCCS Instituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano Recruiting
Milano, Italy, 20133
Contact: Valentina N Palazzo, SC   
Contact: Site         
Principal Investigator: Silvia Stacchiotti, MD         
Policlinico Unvrsitario Campus Bio-Medico Recruiting
Roma, Italy, 00128
Contact: Teresa Grassani, SC   
Principal Investigator: Bruno Vi, MD         
The Netherlands Cancer Institute Recruiting
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1066
Contact: Anne Miek Koenen, SC   
Principal Investigator: Winette T.A. van der Graaf, MD         
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
Leiden, Netherlands, 23333
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
Nijmegen, Netherlands, 6525GA
United Kingdom
SpringWorks' Site Not yet recruiting
Birmingham, United Kingdom, B152TH
Department of Oncology, University College of London Hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom, NW12PG
Contact: Elizabeth Adenipekun, SC   
Principal Investigator: Palma Dileo, MD         
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Recruiting
London, United Kingdom, SW36JJ
Contact: Stephanie Elston, SC   
Principal Investigator: Charlotte Benson, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc.

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Responsible Party: SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc. Identifier: NCT03785964    
Other Study ID Numbers: NIR-DT-301
First Posted: December 24, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 5, 2020
Last Verified: November 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc.:
gamma secretase inhibitor
notch pathway
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fibromatosis, Aggressive
Behavioral Symptoms
Neoplasms, Fibrous Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type