Safety and Efficacy of Marqibo in Metastatic Malignant Uveal Melanoma

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc Identifier:
First received: July 23, 2007
Last updated: December 2, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

Marqibo (liposomal vincristine) is a form of vincristine preparation. Vincristine is designed to interfere with the multiplication of cancer cells, which may slow or stop their growing and spreading throughout the body. This may cause the cancer cells to die. Liposomal vincristine is formed when vincristine is placed inside of oil droplets called liposomes, which may help to improve the delivery of drug to the tumor site. The liposomal formulation results in a slow, steady release of vincristine in the tumor metastasis, exposing the cancer cells to vincristine continuously.

The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if Marqibo (liposomal vincristine) can help to control metastatic uveal melanoma. The safety of liposomal vincristine will also be studied.

Approximately 50 patients will take part in this study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Metastatic Malignant Uveal Melanoma
Drug: Marqibo® (vincristine sulfate liposomes injection)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Study of Marqibo in Patients With Metastatic Uveal Melanoma

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Further study details as provided by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall response rate. [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Marqibo® (vincristine sulfate liposomes injection)

    Cohort 1 subjects will receive MARQIBO at a dose of 2.25 mg/m2 IV over 1 hour every 2 weeks.

    Cohort 2 subjects will receive MARQIBO at a dose of 2.25 mg/m2 IV over 1 hour every week.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Uveal melanoma with histologic or cytologic confirmation of metastatic disease.
  • One unidimensionally measurable lesion. If this is a cutaneous lesion it must be at least 10 mm by caliper measure. If it is a visceral or nodal or soft tissue lesion, it must be >20 mm with conventional techniques or >10 mm with spiral CT scan. Bone lesions are not considered measurable.
  • Must not have received any prior systemic chemotherapy, immunotherapy, vaccine or hepatic arterial chemotherapy for metastatic disease.
  • Adequate liver, renal, and bone marrow function.
  • Zubrod performance status of 0-2.
  • Sign an informed consent form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major surgery within 4 weeks of enrollment.
  • Advanced symptomatic central nervous system (CNS) involvement by melanoma and those on phenytoin or requiring steroids for brain metastases, spinal cord compression, or meningeal "carcinomatosis".
  • History of neurological disorders unrelated to chemotherapy (including familial neurological diseases and acquired demyelinating disorders).
  • Grade 2 or greater sensory, motor and/or autonomic neuropathy at screening from any cause.
  • Receiving treatment with drugs known to inhibit or induce hepatic drug metabolism by cytochrome P450-3A4 isoenzymes and/or P-glycoprotein within 1 week of study enrollment.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00506142

United States, California
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90024
United States, Colorado
University of Colorado, Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80045
United States, Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
United States, Texas
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Principal Investigator: Deborah Sanders, MD MD Anderson
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc Identifier: NCT00506142     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HBS408 (formerly IST401)
Study First Received: July 23, 2007
Last Updated: December 2, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uveal Neoplasms
Eye Diseases
Eye Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nevi and Melanomas
Uveal Diseases
Antimitotic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
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