Last updated on August 2018

Sandostatin LAR and Axitinib vs Pbo in Pnts With Advanced Well-differentiated Non-pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas


Brief description of study

Assess whether therapy with axitinib, a potent angiogenic inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase receptors of VEGF bioavailable by oral administration, is capable of improving PFS in patients with advanced G1-G2 NETs of nonpancreatic origin with progressive disease documented in the 12 months prior to entering the study.

Detailed Study Description

Phase II/III, prospective, multicenter, randomized (1:1), double-blind study to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of axitinib in patients diagnosed with advanced G1-G2 neuroendocrine tumors (WHO 2010) of nonpancreatic origin that have presented documented disease progression in the 12 months prior to entering the study. In the first part of the study (Phase II), 105 patients were enrolled. The second part of the study is the expansion to Phase III, which is expected to include 148 additional patients. Patients will be randomized to receive Sandostatin LAR with axitinib or Sandostatin LAR with placebo until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs. Randomization will be stratified by the time from diagnosis to enrollment in the study (more vs less than or equal to 12 months), the origin of the primary tumor (gastrointestinal tract vs non-gastrointestinal tract [lung or other sites]) and ki-67 (< 5% vs > 5%).

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01744249

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