Last updated on January 2019

CEND-1 in Combination With Nabpaclitaxel and Gemcitabine in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer


Brief description of study

CEND-1, Gemicitabine and Nab-Paclitaxel for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Detailed Study Description

This is an open-label, multicenter, dose-escalation, safety, pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic study of CEND-1 in combination with nabpaclitaxel and gemcitabine administered weekly for three weeks followed by one week off over 28 days.

This protocol is designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and biologic activity of CEND-1 in patients with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) who are undergoing combination therapy with nabpaclitaxel and gemcitabine. CEND-1 is a tumor-penetrating peptide (scientifically also known as iRGD) that activates a drug transport mechanism specifically in tumors.

Study involves an initial dose escalation phase with three different CEND-1 dose levels, first as a monotherapy (during 1-week run-in), followed by combination therapy with nabpaclitaxel and gemcitabine (one 28-day treatment cycle). A subsequent expansion phase with approximately 28 subjects will assess the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of the combination treatment using two different CEND-1 dose levels.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03517176

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville South, Australia
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Recruitment Status: Open


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