A Phase III, Randomized, Multi-Center, Open-Label, Comparative Global Study to Determine the Efficacy of Durvalumab or Durvalumab and Tremelimumab in Combination With Platinum-Based Chemotherapy for First-Line Treatment in Patients With Metastatic Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) (POSEIDON) (POSEIDON)

  • End date
    Aug 28, 2024
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
Updated on 27 October 2022


This is a randomized, open-label, multi-center, global, Phase III study to determine the efficacy and safety of durvalumab + tremelimumab combination therapy + Standard of care (SoC) chemotherapy or durvalumab monotherapy + SoC chemotherapy versus SoC chemotherapy alone as first line treatment in patients with metastatic non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with tumors that lack activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations and anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) fusions.


Adult patients with a histologically or cytologically documented metastatic NSCLC, with tumors that lack activating EGFR mutations and ALK fusions, are eligible for enrollment. Patients will be randomized in a 1:1:1 ratio to receive treatment with durvalumab + tremelimumab combination therapy + SoC chemotherapy, durvalumab monotherapy + SoC chemotherapy, or SoC chemotherapy alone. Tumor evaluation scans will be performed until objective disease progression as efficacy assessment. All patients will be followed for survival until the end of the study. An independent data monitoring committee (IDMC) composed of independent experts will be convened to confirm the safety and tolerability of the proposed dose and schedule.

Condition Non Small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC
Treatment tremelimumab, durvalumab, Gemcitabine + cisplatin, Gemcitabine + carboplatin, Pemetrexed + cisplatin, Pemetrexed + carboplatin, Abraxane + carboplatin
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03164616
Last Modified on27 October 2022


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