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MK2461 in Patients With Advanced Cancer (2461-001)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
This is a first-in-human trial to establish the safety, tolerability, Recommended Phase II Dose (RP2D), pharmacodynamic, and clinical activity of MK2461.

Condition Intervention Phase
Advanced Cancer Drug: MK2461 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of MK2461 in Patients With Advanced Cancer

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the safety and tolerability of MK2461 [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the Recommend Phase II Dose or doses (RP2D) based on safety, tumor pharmacodynamics, and parmacokinetics. [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: MK2461
    Patients will be administered oral MK2461 twice daily and will be treated for 28 day cycles. Patients will be enrolled in cohorts and will be treated at sequentially rising dose levels of MK2461. 60 mg dry filled capsules, escalating to 240 mg ( for dosing in Cohort 4 & beyond).

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must be at least 18 years of age, with adequate organ function, and an ECOG performance of <2
  • Patients must be willing to undergo pre-study and post dose tumor biopsy and have tumor accessible to biopsy (waived during Part A)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or biological therapy with 4 weeks of study participation
  • Patients must not have primary central nervous system tumor
  • Patient has had prescription or non-prescription drugs or other products known to be metabolized by CYP3A4 that cannot be discontinued prior to Day 1 of dosing and withheld throughout the study until 2 weeks after the last dose of study medication
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00518739

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518739     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2461-001
First Submitted: August 17, 2007
First Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

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