An Explorative Study of Afatinib in the Treatment of Advanced Cancer Carrying an EGFR a HER2 or a HER3 Mutation

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    87
  • sponsor
    AZ-VUB
Updated on 31 January 2023

Summary

Objective(s):To investigate the efficacy and safety of afatinib in EGFR, HER 2 and HER3 mutated cancers, regardless of cancer type, excluding EGFR mutated non-small cell lung cancer.

Methodology:Open label, genomic driven trial (basket trial)

No. of patients total entered:Optimal Simon two stage design for the three genetic driven cohorts: 10 patients will be enrolled per cancer type in the first stage and an additional 19 in the second stage (maximum total 87 patients)

Indication : cancers harbouring an EGFR mutation(excluding non-squamous non- small cell lung cancer, a registered indication), a HER2 mutation or a HER3 mutation

Test product(s) : Afatinib At progression paclitaxel will be added for those patients that have no contra-indications

dose: Starting dose of afatinib at 40 mg/day. Dose increase to 50 mg in the absence of adverse events. Stepwise dose reduction to 30,20, 10 mg/day according to drug-related adverse events.

At progression, addition of paclitaxel 80 mg/m2 weekly 3w/4 to afatinib 40 mg/day .

mode of admin. : Oral for afatinib Intravenous for paclitaxel

Duration of treatment: Continuous treatment until progression or unacceptable adverse events or withdrawal of consent.

At disease progression, add paclitaxel until progression or unacceptable adverse event or withdrawal of consent if no contra-indications.

Criteria for efficacy: Primary Endpoint:

Response rate (CR+ PR) via RECIST v1.1

Secondary Endpoints:

  • Disease control rate (CR+PR+SD)
  • Progression free survival
  • Overall survival
  • To correlate tumor response with findings on tumor biopsies
  • To investigate resistance mechanisms
  • response rate (CR+ PR) determined by RECIST and progression free survival on the combination therapy of afatinib and paclitaxel

Criteria for safety: Incidence and intensity of adverse events according CTCAE v4.0

Details
Condition Cancers Harbouring an EGFR Mutation, (Excluding Non-squamous Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer, a Registered Indication), a HER2 Mutation or a HER3 Mutation
Treatment Paclitaxel, Afatinib
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03810872
SponsorAZ-VUB
Last Modified on31 January 2023

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