Nivolumab With Chemotherapy in Pleural Mesothelioma After Surgery

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 25, 2023
  • participants needed
    92
  • sponsor
    Institut für Klinische Krebsforschung IKF GmbH at Krankenhaus Nordwest
Updated on 25 February 2021
experimental drug
pemetrexed
carboplatin
nivolumab
pleurectomy

Summary

Patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma stage I-III who have undergone cytoreductive surgery with curative intend consisting of extended pleurectomy / decortication (eP/D) with or without hyperthermic intrathoracic chemoperfusion (HITOC) who will receive a maximum treatment duration of 16 cycles (4 cycles of chemotherapy in both arms + 12 cycles maintenance immunotherapy in treatment arm B). The main objective of the trial is Time-to-next-treatment (TNT), as well as safety and tolerability.

Description

This is a multicenter, randomized, controlled, open-label study including patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in tumor stages I-III who have previously undergone cytoreductive surgery by extended pleurectomy/decortication with or without hyperthermic intrathoracic chemoperfusion (eP/D HITOC).

Patients who have histologically proven initial diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma of epithelioid subtype (including biphasic histologic subtype identified during surgery), will be included in this study. Patients must have confirmed Eastern Cooperative Group (ECOG) status 0 to 2 as well to able to be included to the study.

Patients will be centrally randomized 1:1 to receive either platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy iv (Arm A) or platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy iv together with nivolumab (Arm B) and stratified to (HITOC (yes vs. no)), (ECOG (0,1 vs. 2)), (Result of prior resection (macroscopic complete vs incomplete resection) with macroscopic complete resection defined as residual amounts of tumor being less than 1 cm3.

Arm A (platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy iv) patients randomized to Arm A will receive 4 cycles (q4w) chemotherapy i.v. (carboplatin AUC5 (area under curve) or cisplatin 75 mg/m2 and pemetrexed 500 mg/m2). Usually, pemetrexed is administered first as a 10 min infusion, followed by infusion of the platinum component (starting 30 min after pemetrexed infusion). Active treatment within this arm is limited to 4 months.

Arm B (platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy iv) patients randomized to Arm B will receive 4 cycles (q4w) chemotherapy i.v. (carboplatin AUC5 (area under curve) or cisplatin 75 mg/m2 and pemetrexed 500 mg/m2) together with up to 12 cycles (q4w) maintenance immunotherapy with nivolumab iv (480mg fixed dose over 60 minutes). During cycles 1-4, when nivolumab is administered along with chemotherapy, nivolumab will be administered as the first infusion, followed by the chemotherapy components. Subjects may be dosed with nivolumab i.v. no less than 26 days from the previous dose of drug. Active treatment within this arm is limited to 16 cycles (4 cycles adjuvant combination therapy + 12 cycles maintenance immunotherapy).

Tumor tissue, blood and stool samples will be collected for accompanying research project. (Participation is optional for participant).

During treatment, clinical visits (blood cell counts, ECG, detection of toxicity) occur prior to every treatment dose. Safety of chemotherapy/nivolumab will be monitored continuously by careful monitoring of all adverse events (AEs) and serious adverse events (SAEs) reported.

During treatment, tumor response will be assessed by the Investigator according to modified RECIST for pleural lesions and RECIST 1.1 for non-pleural lesions (radiological imaging by CT and/or MRI of the chest and upper abdomen [including the entire liver and both adrenal glands] at 8 weeks (7days) from the date of first drug administration, at 16 weeks (7 days) and every 12 weeks (7 days) thereafter, until the initiation of the next anti-cancer therapy or death. A post-End-of-Treatment anticancer therapy status (EOT and follow-up (FU)) as well as a Survival Status (follow-up (FU)) will be assessed 30 days-, 100 days- and every 12 weeks after End of Treatment (EOT).

Details
Condition Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Pleural Mesothelioma, Pleural Mesothelioma Malignant
Treatment Nivolumab Injection, pemetrexed 500 mg/m2, Carboplatin AUC 5, Cisplatin 75 mg/m2
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04177953
SponsorInstitut für Klinische Krebsforschung IKF GmbH at Krankenhaus Nordwest
Last Modified on25 February 2021

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