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A Phase 1 Study in Participants With Advanced Cancer

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: NCT01115790
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 4, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 10, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
The primary purpose of Parts A and B of this study is to evaluate the safety and toxicity of prexasertib (an inhibitor of checkpoint kinase 1[chk 1]) in participants with advanced or metastatic cancer (Part A), or squamous cell cancer of the head and neck or squamous cell cancer of any tumor type (Part B). Part C of the study will evaluate prexasertib in three different groups of participants; those with squamous cell cancer of the head and neck that has recurred or spread to other parts of the body, those with squamous non-small cell lung cancer that has recurred or spread, and those with squamous cell cancer of the anus that is not curable by existing therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Advanced Cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma Carcinoma, Squamous Cell of Head and Neck Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IV Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung Drug: Prexasertib Phase 1

Detailed Description:
Part C added per protocol amendment (February, 2013).

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 150 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1 Study of LY2606368 in Patients With Advanced Cancer
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Prexasertib Drug: Prexasertib
Prexasertib IV on day 1 of a 14 day cycle. The expected duration is 3 cycles (2 weeks each for a total of 6 weeks). Participants receiving clinical benefit may remain on study until disease progression, unacceptable toxicity or other criteria for discontinuation are met.
Other Name: LY2606368

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Determination of a Recommended Phase 2 Dosing Regimen: Maximum Tolerated Dose (Parts A and B) [ Time Frame: Time of first dose until last dose (estimated as up to 156 weeks) ]
  2. Determination of Clinically Significant Safety Effects (Parts A and B) [ Time Frame: Time of first dose until last dose (estimated as up to 156 weeks) ]
  3. Percentage of Participants With a Complete or Partial Response (Overall Response Rate) (Part C) [ Time Frame: Baseline until disease progression or death from any cause (estimated as up to 24 weeks) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of Participants with Complete Response, Partial Response, or Stable Disease (Disease Control Rate) (Parts A, B, and C) [ Time Frame: Baseline until disease progression or death from any cause (estimated as up to 24 weeks) ]
  2. Progression Free Survival (Parts B and C) [ Time Frame: Baseline to measured progressive disease (estimated up to 24 weeks) ]
  3. Duration of Response (Parts B and C) [ Time Frame: First observation of complete response (CR), partial response (PR), or stable disease (SD) to first observation of progressive disease or death (estimated up to 24 weeks) ]
  4. Preliminary Pharmacokinetics of Prexasertib (Cmax) (Parts A, B, and C) [ Time Frame: During Cycles 1 and 2 ]
  5. Preliminary Pharmacokinetics of Prexasertib (AUC) (Parts A, B, and C) [ Time Frame: During Cycles 1 and 2 ]

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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:

  • Must be appropriate candidate for experimental therapy, as determined by investigator, after available standard therapies have failed
  • Have adequate organ function
  • Prior Therapies: Systemic treatments: must have discontinued previous systemic treatments for cancer and recovered from the acute effects of therapy. Participants must have discontinued mitomycin-C or nitrosourea therapy at least 42 days and have discontinued any cytotoxic therapies at least 28 days prior to study enrollment. Radiation therapy and surgery: must be completed at least 4 weeks before study enrollment
  • Part A: Must have diagnosis of cancer that is advanced or metastatic
  • Part B: Must have histologically confirmed squamous cell cancer of the head and neck or must have squamous cell cancer of any tumor type
  • Part C: Must have histological diagnosis of squamous cell cancer of the head and neck, histological or cytological diagnosis of squamous non-small-cell lung cancer, or histological diagnosis of Stage IIIB (N2 or N3) or Stage IV squamous cell cancer of the anus that is not curable by local therapy
  • Must be available during the duration of the study and willing to follow the study procedures
  • If participant is of reproductive potential, must agree to use medically approved contraceptive precautions during the study and for three months following the last dose of study drug
  • If the participant is a female of childbearing potential, must have had a negative serum or urine pregnancy test within 7 days of the first dose of study drug and must not be breast feeding

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Must not have taken an unapproved drug as treatment for any indication within the last 28 days prior to starting study treatment
  • Must not have an active symptomatic fungal, bacterial or viral infection, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or Hepatitis A, B, or C
  • Must not have a serious heart condition, such as congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, or heart attack within the last three months
  • Must not have systolic blood pressure <90 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) or recurrent symptomatic orthostatic hypotension
  • Must not have a family history of long QTc syndrome or be taking drugs known to cause QTc prolongation or Torsades de Pointes
  • Must not have a serotonin-secreting carcinoid tumor or a prior history of drug-induced serotonin syndrome
  • Must not have acute leukemia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01115790

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United States, Florida
Florida Cancer Specialists
Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34232
United States, Oklahoma
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
United States, Tennessee
Sarah Cannon Research Institute SCRI
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
Tennessee Oncology PLLC
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
United States, Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
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Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Eli Lilly and Company Identifier: NCT01115790    
Other Study ID Numbers: 13129
I4D-MC-JTJA ( Other Identifier: Eli Lilly and Company )
First Posted: May 4, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 10, 2016
Last Verified: May 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Head and Neck Neoplasms