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A Study of Nivolumab in Participants With Metastatic or Unresectable Bladder Cancer

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Ono Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: February 26, 2015
Last updated: March 29, 2017
Last verified: May 2016
The purpose the study is to measure the effect of nivolumab (BMS-936558) in reducing tumor size in subjects with metastatic or unresectable bladder cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Various Advanced Cancer
Drug: Nivolumab
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Single Arm Clinical Trial of Nivolumab (BMS-936558) in Subjects With Metastatic or Unresectable Urothelial Cancer Who Have Progressed or Recurred Following Treatment With a Platinum Agent

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Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Objective response rate using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST 1.1) as assessed by independent review committee [ Time Frame: Up to 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression free survival using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST 1.1) in subjects based on assessments by an independent review committee [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
  • Overall survival in subjects as assessed by the investigator [ Time Frame: Up to 5 years ]
  • Objective response rate using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST 1.1) in subjects as assessed by the investigator [ Time Frame: Up to 2 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 242
Study Start Date: March 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2018
Primary Completion Date: April 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Nivolumab
Nivolumab intravenous infusion as specified
Drug: Nivolumab
Other Name: BMS(936558)


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

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of metastatic or surgically unresectable transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelium involving the bladder,urethra,ureter or renal pelvis
  • Measurable disease by CT or MRI
  • Progression or recurrence after treatment
  • i) With at least 1 platinum-containing chemotherapy regimen for metastatic or surgically unresectable locally advanced urothelial cancer, or
  • ii) Within 12 months of peri-operative (neo-adjuvant or adjuvant) treatment with a platinum agent in the setting of cystectomy for localized muscle-invasive urothelial cancer
  • Subject that have received more than 2 prior lines of chemotherapy must not have liver metastases
  • Tumor tissues (archived or new biopsy) must be provided for biomarker analysis
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) 0 or 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with active cancer that has spread to the central nervous system
  • Prior malignancy active within the previous 3 years except for locally curable cancers that have been apparently cured
  • Subject with active, known or suspected autoimmune disease
  • Subjects with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (>10 mg daily prednisone equivalents) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 day of study drug administration
  • Prior treatment with an anti-PD-1,anti-PD-L1,anti-PD-L2,anti-cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4 (CTLA-4) antibody, anti-CD137 or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or immune checkpoint pathways

Exclusion laboratory criteria:

  • Positive test for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBV s Ag) or hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (HCV antibody) indicating acute or chronic infection
  • Known history of testing positive for human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or known acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02387996

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Ono Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier: NCT02387996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CA209-275
Study First Received: February 26, 2015
Last Updated: March 29, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 28, 2017