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A Safety Study of MM-121 With Cetuximab and Irinotecan in Patients With Advanced Cancers

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: October 7, 2011
Last updated: November 20, 2013
Last verified: November 2013

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of escalating doses of the MM-121 plus cetuximab and the MM-121 plus cetuximab plus irinotecan combination.

Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer
Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Other Tumors With EGFR Dependence
Drug: MM-121 (SAR256212)
Drug: Irinotecan
Drug: Cetuximab
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1 Study of MM-121 in Combination With Cetuximab and Irinotecan in Patients With Advanced Cancers

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Further study details as provided by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of dose limiting toxicity (DLT) events with MM-121 plus cetuximab and the MM-121 plus cetuximab plus irinotecan combination [ Time Frame: 16 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: MM-121 (SAR256212)
    MM-121 (SAR256212) (IV) plus Cetuximab (IV) and Irinotecan (IV)
    Drug: Irinotecan
    MM-121 (SAR256212) (IV) plus Cetuximab (IV) and Irinotecan (IV)
    Drug: Cetuximab
    MM-121 (SAR256212) (IV) plus Cetuximab (IV) and Irinotecan (IV)
Detailed Description:

This study is a Phase 1 and pharmacologic dose-escalation trial of MM-121 plus cetuximab plus irinotecan. The study will assess the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of MM-121, cetuximab and irinotecan.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No standard options remaining
  • Adequate liver and kidney functions
  • 18 years of age or above

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of any secondary active cancer in the last 3 years.
  • Pregnant or breast feeding
  • History of severe allergic reactions or contraindications to cetuximab or irinotecan
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01451632

United States, California
San Francisco, California, United States, 94115
United States, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27599
United States, Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84112
Sponsors and Collaborators
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Victor Moyo, MD Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01451632     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MM-121-05-01-05 (TCD11696)
Study First Received: October 7, 2011
Last Updated: November 20, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals:
Metastatic Colorectal cancer
Kras wild-type
Squamous cell head and neck cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer
Triple negative breast cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Breast Neoplasms
Bronchial Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Lung Diseases
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Skin Diseases
Thoracic Neoplasms
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
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