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Randomised Study to Compare the Efficacy of AZD6244 vs TMZ

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: June 15, 2006
Last updated: August 12, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
The primary purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of AZD6244 (ARRY-142886) with temozolomide in patients with advanced melanoma

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: AZD6244
Drug: Temozolomide
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Multi-centre, Open-Label, Parallel Group, Randomised Study To Compare the Efficacy of AZD6244 vs Temozolomide in Patients With Unresectable AJCC Stage 3 or 4 Malignant Melanoma

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the efficacy of AZD6244 vs temozolomide in patients with unresectable AJCC stage 3 or 4 malignant melanoma by assessing progression free survival (PFS) [ Time Frame: From date of randomisation until 6 months after first dose or study withdrawal (whichever is the earliest) ]
  • Time to death [ Time Frame: From date of randomisation until 6 months after first dose or to date of death (whichever is the earliest) ]
  • Objective Response Rate [ Time Frame: RECIST data collected as per institutional standard practise ]
  • Duration of response [ Time Frame: RECIST data collected as per institutional standard practise ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of the safety and tolerability of AZD6244 [ Time Frame: Assessed at all visits ]
  • Investigation of the pharmacokinetics of AZD6244 [ Time Frame: Day 1 & 8 (for patients on AZD6244) ]
  • Assessment of the efficacy of AZD6244 versus temozolomide in patients who are BRAF and BRAF and /or NRAS mutation positive [ Time Frame: From date of randomisation until 6 months after first dose or study withdrawal (whichever is the earliest) ]

Enrollment: 239
Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Drug: Temozolomide
Experimental: 2
Drug: AZD6244
Oral liquid or Capsule
Other Name: ARRY-142886


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed with late stage malignant melanoma
  • Aged 18 or over
  • Female patients must be post-menopausal or with negative urine pregnancy test if pre-menopausal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any previous radiotherapy or chemotherapy (palliative radiotherapy is acceptable)
  • Participation in any other trial with an investigational product within the previous 30 days
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00338130

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: AZD6244 Medical Science Director, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00338130     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D1532C00003
EUDRACT No. 2006-001456-12
Study First Received: June 15, 2006
Last Updated: August 12, 2014

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Phase II

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017