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Neoadjuvant Use of Talimogene Laherparepvec and BRAF/MEK Inhibitor for Advanced Nodal BRAF Mutant Melanoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03972046
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 3, 2019
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
TriHealth Cancer Institute
TriHealth Surgical Institute
TriHealth Ultrasound Department
Bethesda North TriHealth Hospital
Good Samaritan TriHealth Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David Lee, MD, TriHealth Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study will investigate whether the use of talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) in combination with BRAF/MEK inhibitor will result in durable regional and distant recurrence free survival in the neoadjuvant setting for treatment of advanced nodal BRAF mutant melanoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Melanoma (Skin) Melanoma Stage IIIb-IVM1a Metastasis Skin Tumor Skin BRAF Gene Mutation Drug: Talimogene laherparepvec (T-Vec) Drug: Dabrafenib (BRAF Inhibitor) Drug: Trametinib (MEK Inhibitor) Phase 2

Detailed Description:
This is a prospective, non-randomized, open-label, single-center interventional study looking at the response rate when using talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) in combination with BRAF/MEK inhibitor in neoadjuvant setting for treatment of advanced nodal BRAF mutant melanoma. For this pilot study, a sample size of 20 participants, over 18 years of age will be included.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Intervention Model Description: Patients, aged 18+, seen at the TriHealth Cancer Institute and/or TriHealth Surgical Institute with a palpable regional melanoma metastasis at the time of initial presentation or with regional recurrence and tumors with a BRAF mutation will be considered for participation in this study.
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neoadjuvant Use of Talimogene Laherparepvec and BRAF/MEK Inhibitor for Advanced Nodal BRAF Mutant Melanoma: A Pilot Study
Actual Study Start Date : June 24, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 24, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 24, 2024


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: T-Vec + BRAF/MEK

Participants will begin taking the following 3 medications:

BRAF Inhibitor dabrafenib 150 mg by mouth twice a day; MEK inhibitor trametinib 2 mg by mouth once a day; Talimogene laherparepvec (T-Vec) up to 4mL subcutaneous injection (Dose #1: 10^6 PFU/mL; Dose #2: 10^8 PFU/mL 21 (+3) days after first dose; Subsequent doses: 10^8 PFU/mL every 14 (+/-3) days).

Dosing to continue for at least 3 months, or up to 6 months if no plateau in response.

May stop earlier than 3 months at physician discretion depending on side effects and response.

Ultrasound of tumor nodal basin(s) monthly.

Labs every 4 weeks: CBC with differential, CMP, LDH CT of chest/abdomen/pelvis every 3 months.

PET CT or brain MRI as needed at discretion of the investigator.

Manual tumor measurement in office prior to each injection.

Drug: Talimogene laherparepvec (T-Vec)
Talimogene laherparepvec (T-Vec) up to 4mL subcutaneous injection

Drug: Dabrafenib (BRAF Inhibitor)
Dabrafenib (BRAF Inhibitor) 150 mg by mouth twice a day

Drug: Trametinib (MEK Inhibitor)
Trametinib (MEK Inhibitor) 2 mg by mouth once a day




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rate of recurrence-free survival [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rate of melanoma specific survival [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  2. Rate of melanoma specific survival [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  3. Rate of melanoma specific survival [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  4. Rate of distant metastatic free survival [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  5. Rate of distant metastatic free survival [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  6. Rate of distant metastatic free survival [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  7. Tumor response rate to therapy according to RECIST criteria [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  8. Tumor response rate to therapy according to RECIST criteria [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  9. Rate of pathological response in the surgical specimen [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  10. Rate of pathological response in the surgical specimen [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  11. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  12. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  13. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  14. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  15. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 5 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  16. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs

  17. Incidence of all adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 7 months ]
    includes treatment-related AEs, serious AEs, and fatal AEs



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

Inclusion

  • Age ≥ 18
  • Malignant melanoma Stage IIIb-IVM1a patients.
  • Primary or recurrent disease.
  • Cutaneous primary melanoma or unknown primary.
  • Measurable disease as evidenced by:

    • At least one lesion measuring greater than or equal to 10 mm on CT, ultrasound, or physical exam
    • A conglomerate of superficial lesions measuring which in aggregate have a total diameter of 10 mm
  • Injectable disease
  • Palpable regional metastasis at the time of initial presentation or with regional recurrence
  • Tumor(s) with BRAF mutation
  • ECOG 0,1,2
  • Life expectancy > 2 years in the opinion of the investigator
  • Able to provide written informed consent
  • Adequate organ function based on most recent labs (according to investigator discretion), defined as follows:

    • Hematological: Absolute neutrophil count ≥ 1500/mm3 (1.5x109/L); Platelet count ≥ 75,000/mm3 (7.5x109/L); Hemoglobin ≥ 8 g/dL (without need for hematopoietic growth factor or transfusion support)
    • Renal: Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN), OR 24-hour creatinine clearance ≥ 60 mL/min for subject with creatinine levels > 1.5 x ULN. (Note: Creatinine clearance need not be determined if the baseline serum creatinine is ≤ 1.5 x ULN. . Creatinine clearance should be determined per institutional standard).
    • Hepatic: Serum bilirubin ≤ 1.5 x ULN OR direct bilirubin ≤ ULN for a subject with total bilirubin level > 1.5 x ULN; Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≤ 2.5 x ULN OR ≤ 5 x ULN, if liver metastases present and injection does not involve a visceral lesion; Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 2.5 x ULN OR ≤ 5 x ULN, if liver metastases present and injection does not involve a visceral lesion
    • Coagulation: International normalization ratio (INR) or prothrombin time (PT) ≤ 1.5 x ULN, unless the subject is receiving anticoagulant therapy, in which case PT and partial thromboplastin time (PTT)/ activated PTT (aPTT) must be within therapeutic range of intended use of anticoagulants; PTT or aPTT ≤ 1.5 x ULN, unless the subject is receiving anticoagulant therapy as long as PT and PTT/aPTT is within therapeutic range of intended use of anticoagulants.
    • Female subjects of childbearing potential should have a negative urine or serum pregnancy test within 72 hours prior to enrollment. If urine test is positive or cannot be confirmed as negative, a serum pregnancy test will be required.

Exclusion

  • BRAF wild type tumor
  • M1b and M1c disease
  • Clinically active cerebral metastases, bony metastases, visceral metastases
  • Mucosal or ocular primary disease
  • Known active central nervous system (CNS) metastases. Subjects with previously treated brain metastases may participate provided they are stable (without evidence of progression by imaging for at least four weeks prior to the first dose of trial treatment and any neurologic symptoms have returned to baseline), have no evidence of new or enlarging brain metastases, and are not using steroids >10 mg/day of prednisone or equivalent. The exception does not include carcinomatosus meningitis which is excluded regardless of clinical stability.
  • History or evidence of active autoimmune disease that requires systemic treatment (ie, with use of disease modifying agents, corticosteroids or immunosuppressive drugs). Replacement therapy (eg, thyroxine, insulin, or physiologic corticosteroid replacement therapy for adrenal or pituitary insufficiency, etc.) is not considered a form of systemic treatment.
  • Evidence of clinically significant immunosuppression such as the following:

    • Primary immunodeficiency state such as Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease.
    • Concurrent opportunistic infection.
    • Receiving systemic immunosuppressive therapy (> 2 weeks) including oral steroid doses > 10 mg/day of prednisone or equivalent within 7 days prior to enrollment.
  • Active herpetic skin lesions or prior complications of HSV-1 infection (e.g., herpetic keratitis or encephalitis).
  • Requires intermittent or chronic systemic (intravenous or oral) treatment with an antiherpetic drug (e.g., acyclovir), other than intermittent topical use.
  • Previous treatment with talimogene laherparepvec or any other oncolytic virus.
  • Previous treatment with a BRAF or MEK inhibitor
  • Prior therapy with tumor vaccine.
  • Received live vaccine within 28 days prior to enrollment.
  • Prior immunosuppressive, chemotherapy, radiotherapy (in which the field encompassed a planned injection site), biological cancer therapy, or major surgery within 28 days prior to enrollment or has not recovered to CTCAE grade 1 or better from adverse event due to cancer therapy administered more than 28 days prior to enrollment. Adjuvant hormonal therapy is allowed if appropriate for planned study.
  • Prior radiotherapy in which the field does not overlap the injection sites or non-immunosuppressive targeted therapy within 14 days prior to enrollment or has not recovered to CTCAE grade 1 or better from adverse event due to cancer therapy administered more than 14 days prior to enrollment
  • Currently receiving treatment with another investigational device or drug study, or < 28 days since ending treatment with another investigational device or drug study(s).
  • Other investigational procedures while participating in this study are excluded.
  • Known to have acute or chronic active hepatitis B infection.
  • Known to have acute or chronic active hepatitis C infection.
  • Known to have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
  • History of other malignancy within the past 5 years with the following exceptions:

    • Adequately treated non melanoma skin cancer without evidence of disease at the time of enrollment
    • Adequately treated cervical carcinoma in situ without evidence of disease at the time of enrollment
    • Adequately treated breast ductal carcinoma in situ without evidence of disease at the time of enrollment
    • Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia without evidence of prostate cancer at the time of enrollment.
  • Subject has known sensitivity to talimogene laherparepvec or any of its components to be administered during dosing.
  • Female subject is pregnant or breast-feeding, or planning to become pregnant during study treatment and through 3 months after the last dose of talimogene laherparepvec.
  • Sexually active subjects and their partners unwilling to use male or female latex condom to avoid potential viral transmission during sexual contact while on treatment and within 30 days after treatment with talimogene laherparepvec.
  • Subjects who are unwilling to minimize exposure with his/her blood or other body fluids to individuals who are at higher risks for HSV-1 induced complications such as immunosuppressed individuals, individuals known to have HIV infection, pregnant women, or infants under the age of 3 months, during talimogene laherparepvec treatment and through 30 days after the last dose of talimogene laherparepvec.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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): NCT03972046


Contacts
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Contact: Angela Hein, BSN RN CCRC 513-853-2252 Angela_Hein@trihealth.com
Contact: Nancy Firsich, BSN RN CCRC 513-865-5569 Nancy_Firsich@trihealth.com

Locations
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United States, Ohio
TriHealth Cancer Institute - Kenwood Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45236
Contact: Angela Hein, BSN RN CCRC    513-853-2252    Angela_Hein@trihealth.com   
Contact: Nancy Firsich, BSN RN CCRC    513-865-5569    Nancy_Firsich@trihealth.com   
TriHealth Cancer Institute - Cheviot Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45247
Contact: Angela Hein, BSN RN CCRC    513-853-2252    Angela_Hein@trihealth.com   
Contact: Nancy Firsich, BSN RN CCRC    513-862-5569    Nancy_Firsich@trihealth.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
David Lee, MD
TriHealth Cancer Institute
TriHealth Surgical Institute
TriHealth Ultrasound Department
Bethesda North TriHealth Hospital
Good Samaritan TriHealth Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: David Y Lee, MD TriHealth Cancer Institute

Publications:

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Responsible Party: David Lee, MD, Principal Investigator, TriHealth Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03972046    
Other Study ID Numbers: 17-086
20177504 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: Amgen Inc. )
First Posted: June 3, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 26, 2019
Last Verified: June 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: Yes
Keywords provided by David Lee, MD, TriHealth Inc.:
T-VEC
BRAF/MEK inhibition
Melanoma
Nodal metastasis
Neoadjuvant treatment
BRAF mutant
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Melanoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Trametinib
Dabrafenib
Talimogene laherparepvec
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological