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Nexavar Post-marketing Surveillance for RCC in Japan: Early Access Program

This study has been completed.
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First received: August 7, 2011
Last updated: April 10, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
This study is an early access program of 'Nexavar post-marketing surveillance (PMS) for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in Japan' which is a regulatory, local prospective and observational study for patients with unresectable or advanced RCC under real-life practice conditions. The objective of this study is to assess safety and effectiveness of Nexavar at some limited sites which joined to clinical trial of Nexavar, before available of it in the market. The enrollment period is 2 months, and patients who received Nexavar will be recruited and followed one year since starting Nexavar administration. The data of this study will be integrated into the Nexavar PMS and the data will not be analyzed and reported alone.

Condition Intervention
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Drug: Sorafenib (Nexavar, BAY43-9006)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Special Drug Use Investigation of Nexavar (Unresectable or Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: Early Access Program)

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Further study details as provided by Bayer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of adverse drug reactions and serious adverse events in subjects who received Nexavar [ Time Frame: After Nexavar administration, up to 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of adverse drug reactions in subpopulation in a variety of baseline data [such as demographic data, concomitant disease, clinical staging of RCC, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group-Performance Status (ECOG-PS)] [ Time Frame: After Nexavar administration, up to 1 year ]
  • Effectiveness evaluation assessment [overall survival, response rate, stable disease rate, progression disease rate] by investigator-determined overall best response [according to the General rule for clinical and pathological studies on RCC] [ Time Frame: After Nexavar administration, up to 1 year ]
  • The status of therapy with Nexavar [duration of treatment, daily dose] [ Time Frame: After Nexavar administration, up to 1 year ]

Enrollment: 117
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2011
Primary Completion Date: September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group 1 Drug: Sorafenib (Nexavar, BAY43-9006)
Patients who have received Nexavar for unresectable or advanced RCC.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The target population of this study is patients who received Nexavar for unresectable or advanced RCC.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who received Nexavar for unresectable or advanced renal cell carcinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are contraindicated based on the product label
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01412671

Many Locations, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Head Medical Development Japan, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. Identifier: NCT01412671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15037
NEXAVAR-RCC-01 ( Other Identifier: Company Internal )
Study First Received: August 7, 2011
Last Updated: April 10, 2012

Keywords provided by Bayer:
unresectable or advanced renal cell carcinoma

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
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances
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