A Study of Tarceva (Erlotinib) in Combination With Avastin (Bevacizumab) in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 18, 2007
Last updated: March 3, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

This 2 arm study will compare the efficacy and safety of Tarceva plus Avastin, and chemotherapy plus Avastin, in the first-line treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Patients will be randomized to receive either Tarceva 150mg p.o. daily plus Avastin 15mg/kg i.v. every 3 weeks, or standard platinum-based chemotherapy (4-6 cycles) plus Avastin. The anticipated time on study treatment is until disease progression, and the target sample size is 100-500 individuals.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Drug: erlotinib [Tarceva]
Drug: Avastin
Drug: Standard platinum-based chemotherapy
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Open-label Study Comparing the Anti-tumor Effect of Treatment With Tarceva Plus Avastin Versus Chemotherapy Plus Avastin in Patients With Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression-free survival [ Time Frame: Event driven ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival, best response, disease control. [ Time Frame: Event driven ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • AEs, laboratory parameters. [ Time Frame: Throughout study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 124
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: erlotinib [Tarceva]
150mg po daily
Drug: Avastin
15mg/kg iv / 3 weekly
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Avastin
15mg/kg iv / 3 weekly
Drug: Standard platinum-based chemotherapy
As prescribed


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients, >=18 years of age;
  • advanced (stage IIIb and IV) non-small cell lung cancer;
  • measurable disease;
  • ECOG PS 0-1.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • prior chemotherapy or treatment with another systemic anti-cancer agent;
  • radiotherapy within 4 weeks prior to first dose of study treatment;
  • CNS metastases;
  • other malignancies in past 5 years, except for adequately treated cancer in situ of the cervix, basal or squamous cell skin cancer.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00531960

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00531960     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BO20571
Study First Received: September 18, 2007
Last Updated: March 3, 2014
Health Authority: Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicines and Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Lung Neoplasms
Bronchial Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Lung Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Growth Inhibitors
Growth Substances
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 30, 2014