Last updated on November 2019

A Study of Biomarker-Directed Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Based Combination Therapy for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (MK-3475-495/KEYNOTE-495)


Brief description of study

This study will investigate the utility of biomarker-based triage for study participants with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) without prior systemic therapy. Study participants within groups defined by a biomarker-based classifier (gene expression profile [GEP] and tumor mutational burden [TMB]) will be randomized to receive pembrolizumab in combination with MK-1308, MK-4280, or lenvatinib. The primary hypotheses are as follows: In participants receiving pembrolizumab in combination with either MK-1308, MK-4280, or lenvatinib, the Objective Response Rate (ORR) will be 1) greater than 5% among participants with low GEP and low TMB, 2) greater than 20% among participants with low GEP and high TMB, 3) greater than 20% among participants with high GEP and low TMB, and 4) greater than 45% among participants with high GEP and high TMB.

Detailed Study Description

After Amendment 5, participants can receive 800 mg of MK-4280 every 3 weeks (Q3W)

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03516981

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Umhlanga Oncolgy Center ( Site 2311)

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