Combination of Nivolumab Immunotherapy With Radiation Therapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy
|The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03543189|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 1, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prostate Cancer Prostate Disease||Drug: Nivolumab Radiation: Brachytherapy Radiation: External Beam Radiation Therapy Drug: Androgen Deprivation Therapy||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||34 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Combination of Nivolumab Immunotherapy With Radiation Therapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy in the Management of Gleason Group 5 Prostate Cancer|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 26, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2021|
Experimental: Combination Therapy
Post androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), participants will receive nivolumab, HDR brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy, followed by a 2 year follow-up period.
Treatment with nivolumab will begin four weeks prior to the first brachytherapy treatment. Nivolumab will be given through a vein every 2 weeks for 4 courses. Nivolumab is a human immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) monoclonal antibody that binds to the PD-1 receptor and blocks its interaction with PD-L1 and PD-L2, releasing PD-1 pathway-mediated inhibition of the immune response, including the anti-tumor immune response, resulting in decreased tumor growth.
Other Name: Opdivo®
High dose rate (HDR) Brachytherapy involves the delivery of a high dose of radiation, internally, directly to the prostate. This procedure is completed in one day as an outpatient procedure.
Other Name: HDR Brachytherapy
Radiation: External Beam Radiation Therapy
External beam radiation therapy to the participant's prostate will be given once a day, five days a week (Monday-Friday), for a total of five weeks. External radiation therapy treatments are given as an outpatient procedure and take about 10-15 minutes each day.
Drug: Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Standard of care.
Other Name: ADT
- Phase 1: Safety Run In - Rate of Dose Limiting Toxicity (CTCAE V5.0) [ Time Frame: Up to 12 weeks after initiation of Nivolumab ]An initial set of 6 participants will be enrolled at Dose Level 1. If 0 or 1 dose limiting toxicity (DLT) is observed during Cycle 1, enrollment in the phase II at Dose Level 1 will be initiated. If DLT is observed in 2 patients during Cycle 1, an additional 3 participants will be enrolled at Dose Level 1 (total 9 patients). If DLT is observed in ≤ 2 of 9 patients, enrollment in the phase II as Dose Level 1 will be initiated. If DLT is observed in 3 or more of 9 patients at Dose Level 1, the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) will have been exceeded, this combination will be determined to be unsafe to conduct the phase II portion of the trial, and the trial will be discontinued. CTCAE
- Phase II: Relapse Free Survival Rate [ Time Frame: Up to 2 years ]PSA failure is defined for first line Radiotherapy (RT) treatment in accordance with NCCN guidelines: PSA failure for treatment with RT is defined as PSA increase by 2 ng/mL or more above the nadir PSA.
- Time to PSA Nadir [ Time Frame: Up to 2 years ]To observe and record anti-tumor activity as defined by "time to PSA nadir". The PSA nadir is the absolute lowest level that the PSA drops after treatment.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03543189
|United States, Florida|
|H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute||Recruiting|
|Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612|
|Contact: Angelina Fink 813-745-2588 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Kosj Yamoah, M.D., Ph.D.|
|Principal Investigator:||Kosj Yamoah, M.D., Ph.D.||H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute|