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MLN2704 in Subjects With Metastatic Androgen-Independent Prostate 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: NCT00070837
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2003
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2007
Information provided by:
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to determine the highest dose of MLN2704 that can be given multiple times safely to patients with prostate cancer, and to identify any side effects associated with taking the drug. This study will also evaluate how MLN2704 is taken up, broken down and eliminated by the body.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Prostatic Neoplasms Drug: MLN2704 (DM1 conjugated monoclonal antibody MLN591) Phase 1 Phase 2

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has indicated that access to an investigational treatment associated with this study is available outside the clinical trial.  

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 46 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1/2 Dose Escalation Trial of Multiple Doses of MLN2704 (DM1 Conjugated Monoclonal Antibody MLN591) in Subjects With Metastatic Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer
Study Start Date : October 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer
U.S. FDA Resources

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic or cytologic diagnosis (recent or remote) of prostate adenocarcinoma
  • Radiographic evidence (recent or remote) of metastatic prostate adenocarcinoma
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Progressive prostate cancer as defined by the presence of one or more of the following despite castrate levels of testosterone (testosterone <50 ng/dL):

    1. Progressive tumor lesions (changes in the size of lymph nodes or parenchymal masses on physical examination or X-ray and CT scan or MRI)
    2. Progressive bone metastasis (presence of new lesion(s) on a bone scan)
    3. Progressive PSA levels (as defined in Section 3.6.1)
  • Subjects who have received an anti-androgen must have shown progression of disease following discontinuation of the anti-androgen
  • Subjects must remain on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analog therapy for the duration of the trial unless surgically castrate
  • Agree to use an effective barrier method of contraception.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Testosterone >50 ng/dL
  • Use of corticosteroids and/or adrenal hormone inhibitors within 4 weeks of dosing
  • Use of PC-SPES within 4 weeks of dosing
  • Prior cytotoxic chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy within 6 weeks of dosing
  • Use of anti-androgen therapy (eg, flutamide, bicalutamide, nilutamide) within 6 weeks of dosing
  • Prior monoclonal antibody administration, including Prostascint®
  • Peripheral neuropathy of > Grade 2, as defined by the NCI Common Toxicity Criteria for Adverse Events (NCI CTCAE)
  • History of CNS metastasis, including incompletely treated epidural disease
  • History of Hepatitis B or C
  • History of seizure disorder requiring active treatment and/or stroke
  • History of HIV infection
  • Platelet count <100,000/mm3
  • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) <1,500/mm3
  • Hematocrit <27 percent
  • Abnormal coagulation profile (elevated PT, and/or INR, PTT)
  • Serum creatinine >2.0 mg/dL, or creatinine clearance <60 mL/min if serum creatinine >2.0 mg/dL
  • AST or ALT >1.5 x ULN
  • Bilirubin (total) >1.25 x ULN
  • Serum calcium >12.5 mg/dL
  • Active serious infection not controlled by antibiotics
  • Active angina pectoris or NY Heart Association Class III-IV heart disease
  • Karnofsky Performance Status <60%
  • Life expectancy <6 months
  • Other serious illness(es) involving the cardiac, respiratory, CNS, renal, hepatic or hematological organ systems that might preclude completion of this study or interfere with determination of causality of any adverse effects experienced in this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00070837

United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Weill Medical College of Cornell University/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York, United States, 10021
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center, Box 3532
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00070837     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00074347
Other Study ID Numbers: M59102-051
First Posted: October 13, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 13, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists