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Phase II Study of Ipilimumab Monotherapy in Recurrent Platinum-sensitive Ovarian Cancer

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2012
Last updated: March 21, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
To assess the incidence of drug-related adverse events of Grade 3 or higher and the overall response associated with ipilimumab treatment

Condition Intervention Phase
Platinum-sensitive Ovarian Cancer, Second-line, Third-line, or Fourth-line
Biological: Ipilimumab
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Safety and Efficacy Study of Ipilimumab Monotherapy in Recurrent Platinum Sensitive Ovarian Cancer Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With Drug-related Adverse Events (AEs) of Grade 3 or Higher [ Time Frame: Day 1, first dose, to within 90 days of last dose in Induction Phase ]
    AE=any new unfavorable symptom, sign, or disease or worsening of a preexisting condition that may not have a causal relationship with treatment. Treatment-related=having certain, probable, possible, or missing relationship to study drug. Grade 1=Mild, Grade 2=Moderate, Grade 3=Severe, Grade 4=Potentially Life-threatening or disabling.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Best Overall Response Rate (BORR) [ Time Frame: From first dose of study drug to unacceptable toxicity or progressive disease (to a maximum of 3 years) ]
    BORR is defined as the percentage of participants who received treatment and, at any time during the study, had a best response of complete response or partial response, as confirmed by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) or Rustin criteria for patients with cancer antigen 125 (CA125) levels elevated to twice the upper limit of normal at baseline, divided by the total number of evaluable participants in the arm.

  • Number of Participants Who Died and With Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), Drug-related SAEs, Drug-related AEs, AEs Leading to Discontinuation, and Drug-related AEs Leading to Discontinuation [ Time Frame: From first dose to within 90 days of last study dose ]
    AE=any new unfavorable symptom, sign, or disease or worsening of a preexisting condition that may not have a causal relationship with treatment. Treatment-related=having certain, probable, possible, or missing relationship to study drug.

Enrollment: 49
Study Start Date: August 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2019
Primary Completion Date: November 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm: Ipilimumab, 10 mg/kg
Participants received 10 mg/kg of ipilimumab administered intravenously once every 3 weeks for 4 doses (Induction Phase). Then, once every 12 weeks (Maintenance Phase), until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs.
Biological: Ipilimumab
Other Names:
  • Yervoy
  • BMS-734016

Detailed Description:
Condition: Ovarian Cancer, Second line, Third line, or Fourth line

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

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Key Inclusion Criteria

  • Ovarian cancer that is not refractory or resistant to platinum-based therapy (refactory=progression while receiving any previous platinum regimen; resistant=progression within 6 months of any previous platinum regimen)
  • Recipients of platinum/taxane-based chemotherapy as frontline regimen for ovarian cancer
  • An Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status ≤1
  • Up to 4 prior lines of therapy for ovarian cancer
  • Two groups are eligible:

Group 1. Women who have not met the criteria for progressive disease following their most recent chemotherapeutic regimen were required to have:

  • Demonstrated partial response or stable disease following the most recent chemotherapy regimen
  • Evaluable or measurable disease, detected by baseline computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Received the last dose of their most recent chemotherapeutic regimen for ovarian cancer within 4 to 12 weeks of the first administration of ipilimumab Group 2: Women with disease progression while receiving or following the last dose of the most recent chemotherapeutic regimen were required to have:
  • Measurable disease on a CT or MRI scan performed within 28 days of first dose of ipilimumab.
  • Received the last dose of their most recent chemotherapeutic regimen for ovarian cancer at least 4 weeks prior to the first administration of ipilimumab.

Key Exclusion Criteria

  • Histologic diagnosis of borderline, low malignant potential epithelial carcinoma
  • For Group 1, women with complete response on the most recent ovarian carcinomatherapy
  • Presence of known brain metastases
  • Second malignancy active within the past 5 years, with the exception of locally curable cancers that have no need for subsequent therapy
  • Documented history of severe autoimmune or immune-mediated symptomatic disease requiring prolonged systemic immunosuppressive treatment
  • History of motor neuropathy considered to be of autoimmune origin or the of grade 2 or higher peripheral neuropathy
  • History of toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Prior therapies with immunosuppressive agents within the last 2 years (excluding low-dose corticosteroids) and prior therapies with cytotoxic drugs within 4 weeks
  • Chronic use of systemic immunosuppressive drugs, ongoing use of immunotherapy or biologic therapy for the treatment of cancer, or prior use of ipilimumab or any immune-stimulating agent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01611558

United States, Connecticut
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06520
United States, Florida
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32804
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612
United States, Georgia
Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30308
Georgia Regents University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30912
United States, Illinois
Dr. Sudarshan K. Sharma, Ltd.
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States, 60521
United States, Indiana
Indiana University Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
United States, Louisiana
Women's Cancer Care
Covington, Louisiana, United States, 70433
United States, Massachusetts
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
United States, New York
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York, United States, 10461
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
United States, North Carolina
Levine Cancer Institute
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28204
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
United States, Ohio
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44109
United States, Oklahoma
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
Tulsa Cancer Institute
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 74146
United States, Pennsylvania
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier: NCT01611558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CA184-201
Study First Received: May 25, 2012
Results First Received: March 7, 2016
Last Updated: March 21, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 21, 2017