Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Treated With Regorafenib or Placebo After Failure of Standard Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01103323
First received: April 8, 2010
Last updated: April 29, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
Results First Received: October 19, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Interventions: Drug: Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506)
Drug: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506) Participants received Regorafenib 160 mg per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle
Placebo Participants received matching placebo tablets per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506)     Placebo  
STARTED     505     255  
Participants Received Treatment     500     253  
COMPLETED     386     232  
NOT COMPLETED     119     23  
Adverse Event                 42                 7  
Withdrawal by Subject                 16                 5  
Protocol Violation                 2                 0  
Physician Decision                 2                 0  
ongoing with treatment                 52                 9  
did not receive study treatment                 5                 2  



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506) Participants received Regorafenib 160 mg per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle
Placebo Participants received matching placebo tablets per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506)     Placebo     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  505     255     760  
Age [1]
[units: Years]
Mean ( Full Range )
  60.7  
  ( 22 to 82 )  
  60.1  
  ( 25 to 85 )  
  60.5  
  ( 22 to 85 )  
Gender  
[units: Participants]
     
Female     194     102     296  
Male     311     153     464  
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) before treatment [2]
[units: Participants]
     
0     265     146     411  
1     240     109     349  
KRAS mutation [3]
[units: Participants]
     
No     205     94     299  
Yes     273     157     430  
Unknown     27     4     31  
[1] The age of the patient in years at enrollment in the study.
[2] ECOG PS is a scale that measures how cancer affects the daily life of a patient on an ordinal scale from grade 0 (best) to grade 5 (worst). 0=Fully active without restriction; 1= Restricted in physically strenuous activity; 2= Ambulatory, capable of all selfcare; 3= Capable of limited selfcare; 4= Completely disabled; 5= Dead
[3] KRAS - Kirsten rat sarcoma viral oncogene homolog (protein), member of the RAS family of GTPases (guanosine triphosphate hydrolases)



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Overall Survival   [ Time Frame: From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2010 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis (IA). ]
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Measure Type Primary
Measure Title Overall Survival
Measure Description Overall survival (OS) was defined as the time (days) from randomization to death due to any cause. Patients alive at the time of analysis were censored at the last date known to be alive. If a patient was lost to follow-up and there was no contact after randomization, this patient was censored at Day 1.
Time Frame From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2010 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis (IA).  
Safety Issue No  

Population Description
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Intent to treat (ITT)

Reporting Groups
  Description
Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506) Participants received Regorafenib 160 mg per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle
Placebo Participants received matching placebo tablets per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle

Measured Values
    Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506)     Placebo  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  505     255  
Overall Survival  
[units: Days]
Median ( 95% Confidence Interval )
  196  
  ( 178 to 222 )  
  151  
  ( 134 to 177 )  


Statistical Analysis 1 for Overall Survival
Groups [1] All groups
Method [2] Log Rank
P Value [3] 0.005178
Hazard Ratio (HR) [4] 0.774
95% Confidence Interval ( 0.636 to 0.942 )
[1] Additional details about the analysis, such as null hypothesis and power calculation:
  Sample size based on primary efficacy endpoint of OS. The study was designed to have 90% power to detect 33.3% increase in median OS (i.e. hazard ratio of 0.75, Regorafenib / Placebo). Assuming 1-sided overall alpha of 0.025, randomization ratio of 2:1 for Regorafenib and Placebo, and 2 formal interim analyses of OS using an O’Brien-Fleming-type error spending function, a total of 582 death events were required for primary completion. Results based on 2nd planned formal IA with 432 total events.
[2] Other relevant method information, such as adjustments or degrees of freedom:
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[3] Additional information, such as whether or not the p-value is adjusted for multiple comparisons and the a priori threshold for statistical significance:
  According to protocol specified O'Brien-Fleming type alpha spending function and 432 death events at 2nd IA, the pre-specified alpha (false positive rate) for this analysis was 0.009279 (1-sided).
[4] Other relevant estimation information:
  Two treatment groups compared using a stratified log-rank test, stratified by same stratification factors as randomization. Hazard ratio (Regorafenib / Placebo) and its 95% confidence interval calculated using Cox model, stratified by same factors.



2.  Secondary:   Progression-free Survival (Based on Investigator’s Assessment)   [ Time Frame: From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2012 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis. Tumor assessed at 8 week intervals. ]

3.  Secondary:   Objective Tumor Response   [ Time Frame: From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2012 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis. Tumor assessed at 8 week intervals. ]

4.  Secondary:   Disease Control   [ Time Frame: From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2012 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis. Tumor assessed at 8 week intervals. ]
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Measure Type Secondary
Measure Title Disease Control
Measure Description Disease control was defined as the percentage of patients whose best response was not PD [sum of lesion sizes increased at least 20% from smallest sum on study or new lesions] (ie, CR [tumor disappears], PR [sum of lesion sizes decreased at least 30% from baseline] or SD (stable disease)). SD included if at least 6 weeks after randomization.
Time Frame From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2012 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis. Tumor assessed at 8 week intervals.  
Safety Issue No  

Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
ITT

Reporting Groups
  Description
Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506) Participants received Regorafenib 160 mg per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle
Placebo Participants received matching placebo tablets per oral once daily for 3 weeks on 1 week off of every 4 week cycle

Measured Values
    Regorafenib (Stivarga, BAY73-4506)     Placebo  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  505     255  
Disease Control  
[units: Percentage¬†of¬†participants]
  41.0     14.9  


Statistical Analysis 1 for Disease Control
Groups [1] All groups
Method [2] Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel
P Value [3] <0.000001
Difference [4] -25.94
95% Confidence Interval ( -32.06 to -19.82 )
[1] Additional details about the analysis, such as null hypothesis and power calculation:
  Two treatment groups compared using Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel (CMH) test adjusting for same stratification factors as at randomization.
[2] Other relevant method information, such as adjustments or degrees of freedom:
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[3] Additional information, such as whether or not the p-value is adjusted for multiple comparisons and the a priori threshold for statistical significance:
  Comparison based on pre-specified alpha level of 0.025 (1-sided).
[4] Other relevant estimation information:
  Difference = Placebo - Regorafenib 160 mg



5.  Secondary:   Tumor Response   [ Time Frame: From randomization of the first subject until the database cut-off approximately 14 months later (19May2012 - 21Jul2011) used for 2nd planned formal interim analysis. Tumor assessed at 8 week intervals. ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
At 2nd IA, pre-specified O’Brien-Fleming-type efficacy boundary was crossed. DMC concluded OS result positive and after positive risk benefit assessment, recommended unblinding of study. OS from 2nd IA are the final formal and definitive results.


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