MLN8237 for Treatment of Patients With Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Peritoneal Carcinoma

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier:
First received: February 26, 2009
Last updated: November 15, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
This is an open-label, multicenter, single-arm, phase 2 study of MLN8237 in the treatment of patients with platinum-refractory or platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal carcinomas.

Condition Intervention Phase
Ovarian Carcinoma
Drug: MLN8237
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 MLN8237, a Novel Aurora A Kinase Inhibitor, in the Treatment of Patients With Platinum-Refractory or Platinum-Resistant Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Combined objective response rate, defined as complete response + partial response by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors criteria or response by CA 125 criteria [ Time Frame: CT or MRI every 2 cycles (6 weeks) to 12 months until progressive disease ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression Free Survival, Duration Of Response, Time To Progression, and clinical benefit rate [ Time Frame: CT or MRI every 2 cycles up to 12 months until progressive disease is documented. Patients who discontinue study drug before progressive disease will be assessed at Follow-Up visits once every 12 weeks up to 12 months, until progressive disease or other ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Adverse events, serious adverse events, assessments of clinical laboratory values, and vital signs measurements [ Time Frame: Clinical exam prior to every cycle (21 days); safety labs weekly ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Drug: MLN8237
MLN8237 will be given by mouth in a dosage of 50 mg twice a day for 7 Days (Days 1-7) of each 21-day treatment cycle.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Female patients 18 years or older
  2. Histologically or cytologically confirmed epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal carcinoma.
  3. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status 0 or 1
  4. Postmenopausal at least 1 year, OR

    • Surgically sterile, OR
    • If childbearing potential, agree to 2 effective methods of nonhormonal contraception, or agree to completely abstain from heterosexual intercourse
  5. Able to provide written informed consent.
  6. Within 7 days before study:

    • Absolute neutrophils (ANC) ≥ 1,500/μL
    • Platelets ≥100,000/ μL
    • Total bilirubin must be < 1.5 times upper limit of the normal (ULN)
    • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) must be ≤ 2.5 times the ULN. AST and ALT may be elevated up to 5 times the ULN if ascribed to metastatic liver disease.
    • Creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/minute
  7. Platinum-refractory or -resistant disease
  8. Measurable disease by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) OR CA 125 level of > 40 units/mL AND clinical evidence disease
  9. Recovered from effects of prior therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pregnant or lactating
  2. Serious illness that could interfere with protocol completion
  3. Investigational treatment 28 days prior to first dose.
  4. Maximum 4 prior systemic therapies: 2 platinum-based, 1 nonplatinum cytotoxic, 1 biological
  5. Known Central Nervous System metastases
  6. Prior allogeneic bone marrow or organ transplantation
  7. Radiotherapy within 21 days prior to first dose
  8. Radiotherapy to > 25% bone marrow
  9. Major surgery, infection requiring systemic antibiotic therapy within 14 days prior to first dose
  10. Inability to swallow orally administered medication
  11. Diagnosis or treatment of another malignancy within 2 years preceding first dose of study drug except nonmelanoma skin cancer or in situ malignancy completely resected
  12. Known history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00853307

United States, New Jersey
Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States, 07922
Sponsors and Collaborators
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00853307     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C14006 
Study First Received: February 26, 2009
Last Updated: November 15, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Poland: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Adnexal Diseases
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Gonadal Disorders
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Ovarian Diseases
Urogenital Neoplasms processed this record on May 26, 2016