Sirolimus and Auranofin in Treating Patients With Advanced or Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer or Small Cell Lung Cancer

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2015 by Mayo Clinic
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Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01737502
First received: November 27, 2012
Last updated: April 14, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
  Purpose

This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of auranofin when given together with sirolimus and to see how well it works in treating patients with lung cancer that has spread or other places in the body and cannot be cured or controlled by treatment or has come back after a period of time during which the cancer could not be detected. Auranofin and sirolimus may stop or slow the growth of lung cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung Adenocarcinoma
Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Recurrent Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma
Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Stage IIIB Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Drug: Auranofin
Drug: Sirolimus
Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Other: Pharmacological Study
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I-II Trial of Combined PKCι and mTOR Inhibition for Patients With Advanced or Recurrent Lung Cancer (NSCLC and SCLC) Without Standard Treatment Options

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Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • MTD of auranofin (Phase I) [ Time Frame: 28 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The number and severity of all adverse events (overall and by dose level) will be tabulated and summarized. The descriptions and grading scales found in the revised NCI Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version 4.0 will be utilized for AE reporting.

  • Number and severity of all adverse events (Phase I) [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Number and severity of all adverse events (overall and by dose level) will be tabulated and summarized.

  • Progression-free survival rate (Phase II) [ Time Frame: At 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    A patient is considered to be a 4-month progression-free survivor, or success, if the patient is 4 months from registration without a documentation of disease progression. The proportion of successes will be estimated by the number of successes divided by the total number of evaluable patients. Confidence intervals for the true success proportion will be calculated using the properties of the binomial distribution. Additionally, an estimate and confidence interval for the 4-month progression-free survival rate incorporating censoring may be computed using the method of Kaplan-Meier.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival time [ Time Frame: Defined as the time from registration to death due to any cause, assessed up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The distribution of survival time will be estimated using the method of Kaplan-Meier. The median overall survival time will be descriptively compared to that of the subgroup of patients with squamous cell carcinoma on the cisplatin/gemcitabine arm of Scagliotti et al (2008).

  • Progression-free survival time [ Time Frame: From registration to the earliest date of documentation of disease progression, assessed up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The distribution of progression-free survival time will be estimated using the method of Kaplan-Meier.

  • Overall response rate, defined to be either a complete response (CR) or partial response (PR) noted as the objective status [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The overall response rate will be estimated in the subset of patients with measureable disease by the number of responses in evaluable patients with measurable disease divided by the total number of evaluable patients with measureable disease. The appropriate confidence interval will be calculated based on the binomial distribution

  • Duration of response [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Defined for all evaluable patients with measurable disease who have achieved a response as the date at which the patient's earliest best objective status is first noted to be a CR or PR to the earliest date progression is documented. The distribution of duration of response will be estimated using the method of Kaplan-Meier.


Other Outcome Measures:
  • Change in protein kinase C (PKC) iota protein expression [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Will be evaluated at baseline using the baseline tissue specimen and explored in relation to 4-month progression-free survival and subsequently in relation to other clinical outcomes such as tumor response and adverse event incidence using two-way tables and analyzed using Fisher's exact tests.


Estimated Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: November 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Treatment (auranofin and sirolimus)
Patients receive auranofin PO on days 1-28 and sirolimus PO on days 1-28 (days 8-28 of course 1). Courses repeat every 28 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: Auranofin
Given PO
Other Name: Ridaura
Drug: Sirolimus
Given PO
Other Names:
  • AY 22989
  • RAPA
  • SILA 9268A
  • WY-090217
Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies
Other: Pharmacological Study
Correlative studies
Other Name: pharmacological studies

Detailed Description:

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To establish the maximum tolerated dose of auranofin plus sirolimus after at least one line of platinum based chemotherapy for lung cancer (squamous, ras-mutated adenocarcinoma, or small cell lung cancer) patients with no acceptable standard treatment options. (Phase I) II. To assess the progression-free survival at four months of patients treated with auranofin after at least one line of platinum based chemotherapy for lung cancer (squamous, ras-mutated adenocarcinoma, or small cell lung cancer) patients with no acceptable standard treatment options. (Phase II)

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To assess the overall survival in this population in comparison to recent historical controls.

II. To determine the adverse events (AE) profile and safety of the regimen. III. To determine the overall response rate, per Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST) criteria, and duration of tumor response in those patients with measurable disease.

TERTIARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To assess the relationship between molecular correlates and progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS), response and adverse events.

OUTLINE: This is a phase I, dose-escalation study of auranofin followed by a phase II study.

Patients receive auranofin orally (PO) on days 1-28 and sirolimus PO on days 1-28 (days 8-28 of course 1). Courses repeat every 28 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up every 3-6 months for 5 years.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic or cytologic confirmation of lung cancer (squamous, ras-mutated adenocarcinoma or small cell lung cancer)
  • Patients must have received at least one course of chemotherapy consisting of a platinum doublet and must have no acceptable standard treatment options
  • Prior radiation therapy is permitted as long as:

    • Recovered from the toxic effects of radiation treatment before study entry, except for alopecia
  • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1500 uL
  • Platelets (PLT) >= 100,000 uL
  • Hemoglobin (Hgb) >= 9 g/dL
  • Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) or direct bilirubin =< ULN
  • Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) (aspartate aminotransferase [AST]) and serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) =< 3 x ULN or SGOT (AST) and SGPT (ALT) =< 5 x ULN is acceptable if liver has tumor involvement
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) 0, 1, 2
  • Negative serum pregnancy test done =< 7 days prior to registration, for women of childbearing potential only
  • Ability to provide informed consent
  • Life expectancy >= 12 weeks
  • Willing to return to Mayo Clinic enrolling institution for follow-up
  • Willing to provide tissue samples for correlative research purposes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any of the following:

    • Pregnant women
    • Nursing women
    • Men or women of childbearing potential who are unwilling to employ adequate contraception
  • Symptomatic, untreated, or uncontrolled central nervous system (CNS) metastases or seizure disorder; NOTE: patients with treated CNS metastases without evidence of progression and without uncontrolled symptoms or need for steroids may enroll
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients receiving combination anti-retroviral therapy are excluded
  • Unwilling or unable to, comply with the protocol
  • Any of the following prior therapies:

    • Radiation to >= 25% of bone marrow
    • Major surgery (i.e., laparotomy), open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury =< 4 weeks prior to registration; minor surgery =< 2 weeks prior to registration; insertion of a vascular access device is not considered major or minor surgery in this regard
  • Any of the following concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical conditions:

    • Hypertension, labile hypertension, or history of poor compliance with antihypertensive medication
    • Angina pectoris
    • History of congestive heart failure =< 3 months, unless ejection fraction > 40%
    • Myocardial infarction =< 6 months prior to registration
    • Cardiac arrhythmia
    • Poorly controlled diabetes
    • Interstitial pneumonia or extensive and symptomatic interstitial fibrosis of the lung
    • Active or recent history of hemoptysis; if hemoptysis has resolved with measures such as palliative radiation therapy (e.g. 3000 cGy over 10 fractions), arteriographic embolization or endobronchial interventions (e.g. photodynamic therapy, brachytherapy), etc. for > 14 days, patients may be considered for participation in this study
    • >= Grade 2 hypertriglyceridemia
    • >= Grade 2 hypercholesterolemia
    • Any illness that in the opinion of the investigator would compromise the ability of the patient to participate safely in the clinical trial
  • Use of St. John's Wort because of its effects on hepatic drug metabolism
  • Other active malignancy: EXCEPTIONS: Non-melanoma skin cancer, localized prostate cancer, or carcinoma-in-situ of the cervix; NOTE: If there is a history or prior malignancy, patient must not be receiving other cytotoxic or molecularly targeted therapeutics treatment for their cancer; patients receiving certain hormonal manipulations as part of their treatment may be allowed to continue at the discretion of the Principal Investigator (PI) (e.g. luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone [LHRH] analogs for prostate cancer)
  • Unable to discontinue use of potent cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily A, polypeptide 4 (CYP3A4) inhibitors/inducers
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01737502

Locations
United States, Arizona
Mayo Clinic in Arizona Recruiting
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, 85259
Contact: Clinical Trials Referral Office    855-776-0015      
Principal Investigator: Helen J. Ross         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Helen Ross Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01737502     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MC1125, NCI-2012-00518, 11-001987, MC1125, P30CA015083
Study First Received: November 27, 2012
Last Updated: April 14, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Adenocarcinoma
Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Lung Neoplasms
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Bronchial Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Lung Diseases
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Auranofin
Everolimus
Sirolimus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antifungal Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Therapeutic Uses

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