PKC412 and 5-Azacytidine
This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
First received: September 14, 2010
Last updated: November 3, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if the combination of PKC412 (also called Midostaurin) and 5-azacytidine can help to control refractory or relapsed acute leukemia and MDS. The safety and best dose of the combination of the drugs will also be studied.
||Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||A Combination of PKC412 and 5-Azacytidine for the Treatment of Patients With Refractory or Relapsed Acute Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Number of Patients with Complete Response (CR) [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Criteria for response as per the international working group for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Responders are patients who obtain a CR, CRi, or PR, with or without cytogenetic response, hematologic improvements, and morphologic leukemia-free state.
- Increase in Overall Response (OR) within 6 months [ Time Frame: 6 Months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Increase in overall response (OR = CR [complete response (CR) rate] + CRi [complete remission with incomplete count recovery] + PR [partial remission] + HI [hematologic improvement]) within 6 months of treatment initiation.
| Estimated Enrollment:
| Study Start Date:
| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Experimental: 5-azacytidine + PKC412
5-azacytidine 75 mg/m2/d subcutaneously (SQ) or by vein (IV) on days 1-7 of a 28 day cycle. PKC412 25 mg by mouth twice daily for 14 days (days 8-21), of every 28 day cycle.
Starting dose: 75 mg/m2/d subcutaneously (SQ) or by vein (IV) on days 1-7 of a 28 day cycle.
Starting dose: 25 mg by mouth twice daily for 14 days (days 8-21), of every 28 day cycle.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Patients with MDS, CMML, AML or biphenotypic or bilineage leukemia who have failed prior therapy. Patients with MDS or CMML should have failed prior therapy with a hypomethylating agent and/or with lenalidomide. Patients with AML should have failed any prior induction therapy or have relapsed after prior therapy, or be previously untreated and unable or unwilling to receive conventional chemotherapy (e.g., patients age >/=65 years). Patients with MDS or CMML who received therapy with a hypomethylating agent and progress to AML are eligible at the time of diagnosis of AML regardless any prior therapy for AML. The WHO classification will be used for AML. Patients with MDS, CMML or AML who have received no prior therapy are eligible if not candidates to receive or refuse standard therapy.
- Patients must have evidence of FLT3 activating mutations.
- Age >/= 18 years
- ECOG Performance Status </= 2
- Adequate liver (bilirubin </= 2x ULN, ALT </= 2.5x ULN) and renal (creatinine </= 2x ULN) function
- Patients must provide written informed consent.
- Patients must have been off chemotherapy for 2 weeks prior to entering this study, unless there is evidence of rapidly progressive disease, and must have recovered from the toxic effects of that therapy to at least grade 1. Use of hydroxyurea for patients with rapidly proliferative disease is allowed before the start of study therapy and for the first four weeks on therapy.
- Women of childbearing potential must practice contraception. Women considered not of childbearing potential include any of the following: no menses for at least 5 years or menses within 5 years but amenorrheic for at least 2 months and luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) values within normal range (according to definition of postmenopausal for laboratory used) or bilateral oophorectomy or radiation castration and amenorrheic for at least 3 months. Females of childbearing potential: Recommendation is for 2 effective contraceptive methods during the study. Adequate forms of contraception are double barrier methods (condoms with spermicidal jelly or foam and diaphragm with spermicidal jelly or foam), oral, depo provera, or injectable contraceptives, intrauterine devices, and tubal ligation.
- **continued from above: Male patients with female partners who are of childbearing potential: Recommendation is for male and partner to use at least 2 effective contraceptive methods, as described above, during the study.
- Sexually active males should use a condom during intercourse while taking drug and for 3 months after stopping midostaurin medication. They should not father a child in this period. A condom is required to be used also by vasectomized men in order to prevent delivery of the drug via seminal fluid .
- Negative urine or serum pregnancy test within 2 weeks.
- Patients with known allergy or hypersensitivity to PKC412, mannitol or 5-azacytidine, or any of their components.
- Patients who have received any treatment of midostaurin prior to study entry.
- Patients with known impairment of gastrointestinal (GI) function or GI disease that may significantly alter the absorption of PKC412.
- Patients who demonstrated primary resistance to any FLT3 inhibitor or who relapsed while on therapy with a FLT3 inhibitor.
- Patients with any other known disease (except carcinoma in-situ) concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition (e.g. uncontrolled diabetes with fasting glucose > 200 mg/dl despite optimal management, cardiovascular disease including congestive heart failure (NYHA Class III or IV), myocardial infarction within 6 months and poorly controlled hypertension with systolic > 160 mmHg and diastolic > 100 mmHg, chronic renal disease, or active uncontrolled systemic infection) which could compromise participation in the study.
- Patients with a known confirmed diagnosis of HIV infection or active viral hepatitis. HIV patients not on specific antiretroviral therapy are eligible for participation.
- Patients who have had any major surgical procedure within 14 days of Day 1.
- Patients unwilling or unable to comply with the protocol.
- Patients with known advanced malignant disease of the central nervous system.
- Impaired cardiac function including any of the following: Screening ECG with a QTc > 470 msec; Patients with congenital long QT syndrome; History or presence of sustained ventricular tachycardia; Any history of ventricular fibrillation or torsades de pointes; Bradycardia defined as HR < 50 bpm; Right bundle branch block + left anterior hemiblock (bifascicular block); Patients with myocardial infarction or unstable angina < 6 months prior to starting study drug; CHF NY Heart Association class III or IV; Patients with an ejection fraction < 50% assessed by MUGA or ECHO scan within 14 days of Day 1.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01202877
|University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030 |
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
||Jorge Cortes, MD
||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||September 14, 2010
||November 3, 2014
||United States: Food and Drug Administration
Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Refractory acute leukemias
Relapsed acute leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 24, 2014
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