An Observational Study of Avastin (Bevacizumab) and Interferon Alpha 2a in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer (VERA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 12, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche

Brief Summary:
This prospective observational study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of Avastin (bevacizumab) in combination with interferon alpha 2a in patients with previously untreated metastatic renal cell cancer. Data will be collected from each patient for up to 4 years.

Condition or disease
Renal Cell Cancer

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Open Label, Prospective, Observational, Local, Non-interventional Study of BeVacizumab (Avastin) and IntErpherone (IFN) Alpha 2a in Patients With Metastatic and Locally Advanced Renal Cell CAncer (VERA Study)
Study Start Date : September 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2015

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Drug Information available for: Bevacizumab


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Progression-free survival [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall survival [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ]
  2. Response rate [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ]
  3. Safety: Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 4 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with previously untreated metastatic renal cell cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Histologically confirmed metastatic renal cell cancer, clear cell type
  • Eligible for treatment with Avastin and interferon alpha 2a according to local prescribing information

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications for Avastin or interferon alpha 2a treatment according to local Summary of Product Characteristics
  • Known hypersensitivity to Avastin and/or interferon alpha 2a or any of its excipients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01392729

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 400015
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01392729     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML25255
First Posted: July 12, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Kidney Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents