A Study of Rovalpituzumab Tesirine as Maintenance Therapy Following First- Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Participants With Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (MERU) (MERU)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03033511|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Independent Data Monitoring Committee recommendation)
First Posted : January 26, 2017
Results First Posted : December 21, 2020
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Small Cell Lung Cancer||Drug: Placebo for dexamethasone Drug: Placebo for rovalpituzumab tesirine Drug: Rovalpituzumab tesirine Drug: Dexamethasone||Phase 3|
Expanded Access : An investigational treatment associated with this study is no longer available outside the clinical trial. More info ...
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||748 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study of Rovalpituzumab Tesirine as Maintenance Therapy Following First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Subjects With Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (MERU)|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 7, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 20, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 20, 2019|
Experimental: Rovalpituzumab tesirine/dexamethasone
Rovalpituzumab tesirine/dexamethasone every 6 weeks (q6 wk); omitting every third cycle
Drug: Rovalpituzumab tesirine
Rovalpituzumab tesirine 0.3 mg/kg administered intravenously Day 1 of each 6-week cycle, omitting every third cycle
Dexamethasone 8 mg administered orally (PO) twice daily on Day -1, Day 1 (the day of dosing), and Day 2 of each 6 week cycle, omitting every third cycle.
Placebo q6 wk; omitting every third cycle
Drug: Placebo for dexamethasone
Placebo for dexamethasone PO twice daily on Day -1, Day 1 (the day of dosing), and Day 2 of each 6 week cycle, omitting every third cycle.
Drug: Placebo for rovalpituzumab tesirine
Placebo for rovalpituzumab tesirine administered intravenously Day 1 of each 6-week cycle, omitting every third cycle
- Overall Survival (OS) in Participants With Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer With Delta-Like Protein 3 High Expression in Tumor (DLL3high) [ Time Frame: Survival follow-up continued until the endpoint of death, participant was lost to follow-up or withdrew consent, or termination of the study by AbbVie, whichever occurred first. Median time on study overall was 11.9 months. ]OS is defined as the number of months from randomization to death of any cause. Calculated using the Kaplan-Meier methodology.
- OS in All Randomized Participants [ Time Frame: Survival follow-up continued until the endpoint of death, the subject was lost to follow-up or withdrew consent, or termination of the study by AbbVie, whichever occurred first. Median time on study overall was 11.9 months. ]OS is defined as the number of months from randomization to death of any cause. Calculated using the Kaplan-Meier methodology.
- Change From Baseline in European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core (EORTC QLQ-C30) Physical Functioning Domain Over Time [ Time Frame: Baseline, Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, Final Visit (up to Week 78) ]
The EORTC QLQ-C30 is composed of global health status/QoL scale; five functional domains (physical, role, emotional, cognitive, and social); three symptom domains (fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and pain); and six single items (dyspnea, insomnia, appetite loss, constipation, diarrhea, and financial difficulties).
The Physical Functioning domain includes 5 questions in which participants were asked to rate their overall health and overall quality of life as it relates to physical functioning during the past week on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 7 (excellent). The 5 scores were averaged and transformed to a scale from 0 to 100, where a high score represents a high QoL. A positive change from baseline indicates better quality of life.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03033511
|Study Director:||AbbVie Inc.||AbbVie|