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ABR-217620 in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma or Pancreatic Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00056537
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 18, 2003
Last Update Posted : August 27, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Active Biotech AB

Brief Summary:
The drug ABR-217620 is a combination of two proteins, one that recognizes tumor cells and one that triggers an attack on the tumor cells by activating some white blood cells belonging to the body's normal immune system. In animals, this results in an accumulation of white blood cells in the cancer that can fight the cancer. This study will test how much of the drug can be given to patients with non-small cell lung cancer, renal clear cell carcinoma, or pancreatic cancer without causing unacceptable side effects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma Renal Cell Carcinoma Pancreatic Cancer Drug: ABR-217620 Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 44 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Phase I, Repeat Dose-Escalation Study of ABR-217620 in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma or Pancreatic Cancer
Study Start Date : April 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: ABR-217620
Starting dose: 0.5 mcg/kg; subsequent doses: individual, based on pre-treatment level of anti-SEA/E-120, body weight, and toxicities observed in prior patients on study; IV; one bolus injection each day for 5 consecutive days; up to 3 cycles
Other Name: CD3; 5T4FabV18-SEA/E-120; naptumomab estafenatox; Anyara

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD) as a function of pre-treatment anti-SEA/E-120 levels [ Time Frame: 56 days after start of first treatment cycle ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety profile [ Time Frame: During or after first treatment cycle, second treatment cycle, later cycles if available ]
  2. Pharmacokinetic parameters [ Time Frame: Days 1 and 5 of each cycle ]
  3. Immunological response [ Time Frame: Days 28 and 56 of first and second treatment cycles, later cycles if available ]
  4. Objective response rate [ Time Frame: Days 28 and 56 of first and second treatment cycles, later cycles if available ]
  5. Time to progression and Survival [ Time Frame: Followed for up to 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with histologically or cytologically confirmed non-small cell lung cancer, which is refractory to (progressed on or following) currently available standard therapies. Patients must have received (or declined) at least one standard regimen for advanced/metastatic disease.
  • ECOG performance status of 0 or 1.
  • Adequate bone marrow function as defined by absolute neutrophil count greater than or equal to 1500/mm3, and platelets greater than or equal to 100,000/mm3, and hemoglobin greater than or equal to 10 g/dL.
  • Adequate renal function: creatinine less than or equal to 1.5 x upper limit of normal.
  • Adequate hepatic function: bilirubin less than or equal to 2 x upper limit of normal, and SGOT (S-ASAT) and SGPT (S-ALAT) less than or equal to 2.5 x upper limit of normal.
  • Life expectancy greater than 3 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or breast-feeding women, or women of childbearing potential unless effective methods of contraception are used.
  • A serious uncontrolled medical disorder or active infection that would impair the patient's ability to receive study treatment.
  • History of or any concurrent malignancy, with the exception of the following malignancies, which may still be included: non-melanoma skin cancer, cervical cancer in situ, DCIS or LCIS of breast, past history of resected melanoma without clinical evidence of recurrent melanoma, past history of prostate cancer without clinical evidence of disease (includes patients receiving hormonal therapy).
  • History of brain metastases, unless stable for more than 4 weeks, and not requiring steroid therapy and without clinical symptoms of brain metastases.
  • Acute illness or evidence of infection, including unexplained fever (temperature greater than 100.5 degrees Fahrenheit or 38.1 degrees Celsius).
  • Significant symptomatic cardiac disease including: history (within the past 6 months) or current unstable angina, congestive heart failure, or myocardial infarction; or patients with uncontrolled hypertension, or hypertension that is controlled only with multiply drugs (control by monotherapy is permitted).
  • History of or current arrhythmias requiring treatment, with the exception of non-specific, asymptomatic ST-T wave changes or extrasystoles.
  • History of cerebrovascular accident within the past 5 years.
  • Seizure disorder requiring therapy.
  • Treatment with beta-blockers, including topical therapy for glaucoma, during the 6-day treatment period (5 days' treatment + 1 day in patient follow-up), and within five days prior to start of treatment.
  • Simultaneous participation in any other study involving investigational drugs or having participated in a study less than 4 weeks prior to start of study treatment.
  • Treatment with systemic or inhaled corticosteroids within 2 weeks prior to the start of treatment.
  • Treatment with anticoagulants, except when used to maintain the patency of a central venous line.
  • Active autoimmune disease requiring therapy or any history of systemic lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Chemo/radio/immunotherapy less than 4 weeks (6 weeks for mitomycin C and nitrosoureas) before start of treatment.
  • Major surgery less than 3 weeks.
  • Known positive serology for HIV (patients with a known history of HIV will be excluded because of potential for unforeseen toxicity and morbidity in the immunocompromised host).
  • Known chronic Hepatitis B or C.
  • Previous exposure to murine monoclonal antibody (with HAMA titer above detection limit at baseline) or known hypersensitivity to murine proteins.
  • Patients currently on renal dialysis treatment.
  • Known allergy or hypersensitivity to aminoglycosides e.g. kanamycin.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00056537

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United States, Pennsylvania
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19111
Det Norske Radiumhospitalet
Oslo, Norway
United Kingdom
Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, Christie Hospital NHS Trust and Research Institute
Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
Sponsors and Collaborators
Active Biotech AB
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Study Director: Suzanne Kilany Active Biotech AB
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Responsible Party: Active Biotech AB Identifier: NCT00056537    
Other Study ID Numbers: 01762001
First Posted: March 18, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell
Kidney Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed