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Study of GSK3359609 With Pembrolizumab and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-Platinum Chemotherapy in Participants With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (INDUCE-4)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04428333
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : June 11, 2020
Results First Posted : May 25, 2022
Last Update Posted : May 25, 2022
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate if the addition of GSK3359609 to pembrolizumab in combination with 5FU-platinum based chemotherapy improves the efficacy of the pembrolizumab combination with 5FU-platinum based chemotherapy in participants with recurrent or metastatic (R/M) head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). This randomized, double-blinded, Phase II/III study will compare the combination of GSK3359609 with pembrolizumab and 5FU-platinum chemotherapy to placebo in combination with pembrolizumab and 5FU-platinum chemotherapy in participants with recurrent or metastatic HNSCC of the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx or larynx.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Neoplasms, Head and Neck Drug: Feladilimab Drug: Pembrolizumab Drug: Placebo Drug: Platinum based chemotherapy Drug: Fluorouracil (5FU) Phase 2 Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 118 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: This will be a randomized, parallel group treatment study with eligible participants receiving either GSK3359609 in combination with pembrolizumab and 5FU-platinum chemotherapy or placebo in combination with pembrolizumab and 5FU-platinum chemotherapy.
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Masking Description: This is a double blind study.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Adaptive, Phase II/III Study of GSK3359609 in Combination With Pembrolizumab and 5FU-Platinum Chemotherapy Versus Placebo in Combination With Pembrolizumab Plus 5FU-Platinum Chemotherapy for First-Line Treatment of Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Actual Study Start Date : August 13, 2020
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 27, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 22, 2023

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Feladilimab + Pembrolizumab + 5-FU-platinum chemotherapy Drug: Feladilimab
Humanized anti-inducible T cell co-stimulatory receptor (ICOS) immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) monoclonal antibody (mAb)

Drug: Pembrolizumab
Humanized anti- programmed cell death receptor1 (anti-PD-1) IgG4 mAb

Drug: Platinum based chemotherapy
Cisplatin/carboplatin

Drug: Fluorouracil (5FU)
5-fluorouracil

Placebo Comparator: Placebo + Pembrolizumab + 5-FU-platinum chemotherapy Drug: Pembrolizumab
Humanized anti- programmed cell death receptor1 (anti-PD-1) IgG4 mAb

Drug: Placebo
Sterile normal saline

Drug: Platinum based chemotherapy
Cisplatin/carboplatin

Drug: Fluorouracil (5FU)
5-fluorouracil




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall Survival (OS) in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    OS was defined as the time from the date of randomization to the date of death due to any cause. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median OS is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.

  2. OS in Programmed Death Receptor-ligand 1 (PD-L1) Combined Positive Score (CPS) ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    OS was defined as the time from the date of randomization until the date of death due to any cause. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median OS is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.

  3. Progression-free Survival (PFS) Per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) Version (v)1.1 in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    PFS per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) version (v)1.1 was defined as the time from the date of randomization to the date of first documented disease progression or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median PFS is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. PFS Per RECIST v1.1 in the PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    PFS per RECIST v1.1 was defined as the time from the date of randomization until the date of disease progression or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median PFS is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.

  2. Milestone OS Rate at 12, 24 and 36 Months in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Months 12, 24 and 36 ]
    Milestone OS rate at 12, 24, and 36 months was not evaluated.

  3. Milestone OS Rate at 12, 24 and 36 Months in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Months 12, 24 and 36 ]
    Milestone OS rate at 12, 24, and 36 months was not evaluated. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  4. Overall Response Rate (ORR) Per RECIST v1.1 in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    ORR per RECIST v1.1 was defined as the proportion of the participants who have a complete response (CR) or partial response (PR) as the best overall response per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment. As a randomized double-blind study in which primary endpoints are OS and PFS, the confirmation of CR and PR was not required. Rate and associated 2-sided 95 percent Exact (Clopper-Pearson) Confidence Intervals are provided for each treatment arm which are unadjusted.

  5. ORR Per RECIST v1.1 in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    ORR per RECIST v1.1 was defined as the proportion of the participants who have a complete response (CR) or partial response (PR) as the best overall response per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment. As a randomized double-blind study in which primary endpoints are OS and PFS, the confirmation of CR and PR was not required. Rate and associated 2-sided 95 percent Exact (Clopper-Pearson) Confidence Intervals are provided for each treatment arm which are unadjusted. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  6. Disease Control Rate (DCR) Per RECIST v1.1 in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    DCR per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment, was defined as the percentage of participants with a best overall response of CR or PR at any time plus stable disease (SD) meeting the minimum time of 15 weeks. A status of SD≥15 weeks will be assigned if the follow-up disease assessment has met the SD criteria at least once after the date of randomization at a minimum of 14 weeks (98 days) considering a one-week visit window. Rate and associated 2-sided 95 percent Exact (Clopper-Pearson) Confidence Intervals are provided for each treatment arm which are unadjusted.

  7. DCR Per RECIST v1.1 in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    DCR per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment, was defined as the percentage of participants with a best overall response of CR or PR at any time plus stable disease (SD) meeting the minimum time of 15 weeks. A status of SD≥15 weeks will be assigned if the follow-up disease assessment has met the SD criteria at least once after the date of randomization at a minimum of 14 weeks (98 days) considering a one-week visit window. Rate and associated 2-sided 95 percent Exact (Clopper-Pearson) Confidence Intervals are provided for each treatment arm which are unadjusted. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  8. Duration of Response (DoR) Per RECIST v1.1 in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    DoR per RECIST v1.1 is defined as the time from first documented evidence of CR or PR until first documented disease progression per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first, among participants who demonstrated CR or PR as the best overall response per RECIST v1.1. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median DoR is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.

  9. DoR Per RECIST v1.1 in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    DoR per RECIST v1.1 is defined as the time from first documented evidence of CR or PR until first documented disease progression per RECIST v1.1 based upon investigator assessment or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first, among participants who demonstrated CR or PR as the best overall response per RECIST v1.1. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median DoR is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  10. Number of Participants With Adverse Events (AEs) in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    An AE is any untoward medical occurrence in a clinical study participant, temporally associated with the use of a study intervention, whether or not considered related to the study intervention

  11. Number of Participants With Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    SAE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose, results in death, was life-threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, results in persistent or significant disability/incapacity, was a congenital anomaly/birth defect and other situations according to medical or scientific judgement.

  12. Number of Participants With Adverse Events of Special Interest (AESI) in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    AESI were defined as events of potential immunologic etiology, including immune-related AEs (irAEs). Such events recently reported after treatment with other immune modulatory therapy include colitis, uveitis, hepatitis, pneumonitis, diarrhea, endocrine disorders, and specific cutaneous toxicities, as well as other events that may be immune mediated.

  13. Number of Participants With AEs in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    Any untoward or unfavorable medical occurrence in a participant, including any abnormal sign (for example, abnormal physical exam or laboratory finding), symptom, or disease, temporally associated with the participant's participation in the research, whether or not considered related to the participant's participation in the research. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  14. Number of Participants With SAEs in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    SAE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose, results in death, was life-threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, results in persistent or significant disability/incapacity, was a congenital anomaly/birth defect and other situations according to medical or scientific judgement. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  15. Number of Participants With AESIs in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    AESI were defined as events of potential immunologic etiology, including immune-related AEs (irAEs). Such events recently reported after treatment with other immune modulatory therapy include colitis, uveitis, hepatitis, pneumonitis, diarrhea, endocrine disorders, and specific cutaneous toxicities, as well as other events that may be immune mediated. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  16. Severity of AEs in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    An AE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence in a clinical study participant, temporally associated with the use of a study intervention, whether or not considered related to the study intervention. Severity for each AE was reported during the study and assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE v5.0. from Grade 1 through Grade 5. Grade 1= mild toxicity; Grade 2 = moderate toxicity; Grade 3 = severe toxicity; Grade 4 = life-threatening or disabling toxicity, Grade 5 = death related to toxicity.

  17. Severity of SAEs in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    A SAE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose results in death, is life-threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, results in persistent disability/incapacity, is a congenital anomaly/birth defect, any other situation such as important medical events according to medical or scientific judgement. Severity for each SAE was reported during the study and assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE v5.0. from Grade 1 through Grade 5. Grade 1= mild toxicity; Grade 2 = moderate toxicity; Grade 3 = severe toxicity; Grade 4 = life-threatening or disabling toxicity, Grade 5 = death related to toxicity. Data of participants experiencing SAEs of Grade >= 3 have been presented.

  18. Severity of AESIs in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    AESI were defined as events of potential immunologic etiology, including immune-related AEs (irAEs). Such events recently reported after treatment with other immune modulatory therapy include colitis, uveitis, hepatitis, pneumonitis, diarrhea, endocrine disorders, and specific cutaneous toxicities, as well as other events that may be immune mediated. Severity of each AESI was reported during the study and was assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE. AESIs severity were graded on a 5-point scale as: 1 = mild; discomfort noticed, but no disruption to daily activity, 2 = moderate; discomfort sufficient to reduce or affect normal daily activity, 3 = severe; inability to work or perform normal daily activity, 4 = life-threatening consequences and 5 = death related to AE. Data of participants experiencing AESIs of Grade >= 3 have been presented.

  19. Severity of AEs in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    An AE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence in a clinical study participant, temporally associated with the use of a study intervention, whether or not considered related to the study intervention. Severity for each AE was reported during the study and assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE v5.0. from Grade 1 through Grade 5. Grade 1= mild toxicity; Grade 2 = moderate toxicity; Grade 3 = severe toxicity; Grade 4 = life-threatening or disabling toxicity, Grade 5 = death related to toxicity. Data of participants experiencing AEs of Grade >= 3 have been presented. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  20. Severity of SAEs in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    A SAE was defined as any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose results in death, is life-threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, results in persistent disability/incapacity, is a congenital anomaly/birth defect, any other situation such as important medical events according to medical or scientific judgement. Severity for each SAE was reported during the study and assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE v5.0. from Grade 1 through Grade 5. Grade 1= mild toxicity; Grade 2 = moderate toxicity; Grade 3 = severe toxicity; Grade 4 = life-threatening or disabling toxicity, Grade 5 = death related to toxicity. Data of participants experiencing SAEs of Grade >= 3 have been presented. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  21. Severity of AESI in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    AESI were defined as events of potential immunologic etiology, including immune-related AEs (irAEs). Such events recently reported after treatment with other immune modulatory therapy include colitis, uveitis, hepatitis, pneumonitis, diarrhea, endocrine disorders, and specific cutaneous toxicities, as well as other events that may be immune mediated. Severity of each AESI was reported during the study and was assigned a grade according to the NCI-CTCAE. AESIs severity were graded on a 5-point scale as: 1 = mild; discomfort noticed, but no disruption to daily activity, 2 = moderate; discomfort sufficient to reduce or affect normal daily activity, 3 = severe; inability to work or perform normal daily activity, 4 = life-threatening consequences and 5 = death related to AE. Data of participants experiencing AESIs of Grade >= 3 have been presented.

  22. Number of Participants With Dose Modifications in Safety Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    Number of participants with dose modifications (including dose interruptions, dose delays, dose reductions and treatment discontinuations) were reported by each interventional component.

  23. Number of Participants With Dose Modifications in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    Number of participants with dose modifications (including dose interruptions, dose delays, dose reductions and treatment discontinuations) were reported by each interventional component. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  24. Time to Deterioration (TTD) in Pain in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    TTD in pain is defined as the time from randomization to the first definitive meaningful deterioration from baseline in the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Item Library(EORTC IL51) Questionnaire pain domain, i.e. an increase from baseline of at least 8.33 observed at all subsequent non-missing visits. The EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire 35-Item Head and Neck Module (QLQ-H&N35) is a head and neck specific module with multi-item scales. The mouth pain, swallowing, speech problems, opening mouth, coughing, feeding tube, and trouble with social eating domains were administered and referred to as the EORTC IL51. The questionnaire scores for each scale and single-item measure are averaged and transformed linearly to present a score ranging from 0-100. A high score represents a high/healthy level of functioning. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median TTD is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method.

  25. TTD in Pain in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    TTD in pain is defined as the time from randomization to the first definitive meaningful deterioration from baseline in the EORTC IL51 pain domain, i.e. an increase from baseline of at least 8.33 observed at all subsequent non-missing visits. The EORTC QLQ-H&N35 is a head and neck specific module with multi-item scales. The mouth pain, swallowing, speech problems, opening mouth, coughing, feeding tube, and trouble with social eating domains were administered and referred to as the EORTC IL51. The questionnaire scores for each scale and single-item measure are averaged and transformed linearly to present a score ranging from 0-100. A high score represents a high/healthy level of functioning. Kaplan-Meier estimate for the median TTD is presented, along with associated 95% confidence interval, estimated using the Brookmeyer-Crowley method. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells to the total number of viable tumor cells.

  26. TTD in Physical Function in mITT Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    TTD in physical function (PF) is defined as the time from randomization to the first definitive meaningful deterioration from baseline in the PF T-score, i.e. a decrease from baseline of at least 2.4 observed at all subsequent non-missing visits, as measured by the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System - Physical Function (PROMIS PF 8c).The PROMIS PF 8c is an 8-item fixed length short form derived from the PROMIS Physical Function item bank. It includes a 5-point scale with three sets of response options. Scores on the PROMIS PF 8c are reported on a T score metric (mean = 50 and SD = 10), with higher scores reflecting better physical functioning.

  27. TTD in Physical Function in PD-L1 CPS ≥1 Population [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 7 months ]
    TTD in PF is defined as the time from randomization to the first definitive meaningful deterioration from baseline in the PF T-score, i.e. a decrease from baseline of at least 2.4 observed at all subsequent non-missing visits, as measured by the PROMIS PF 8c.The PROMIS PF 8c is an 8-item fixed length short form derived from the PROMIS Physical Function item bank. It includes a 5-point scale with three sets of response options. Scores on the PROMIS PF 8c are reported on a T score metric (mean = 50 and SD = 10), with higher scores reflecting better physical functioning. CPS was defined as the ratio of the combined number of PD-L1 expressing tumor cells and immune cells (lymphocytes and macrophages) to the total number of viable tumor cells



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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 Criteria:

  • Capable of giving signed informed consent
  • Male or female, age >=18 years
  • HNSCC that was diagnosed as recurrent or metastatic and considered incurable by local therapies.
  • Primary tumor location of the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx or larynx.
  • No prior systemic therapy administered in the recurrent or metastatic setting (with the exception of systemic therapy completed >6 months prior if given as part of multimodal treatment for locally advanced disease and no disease progression/recurrence within 6 months of the completion of curatively intended systemic treatment).
  • Measurable disease per RECIST version 1.1 guidelines
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status (PS) score of 0 or 1.
  • Adequate organ function.
  • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
  • Female participants: must not be pregnant, not breastfeeding, and be either not a woman of childbearing potential (WOCBP); or be a WOCBP who agrees to use a highly effective method of birth control from 30 days prior to randomization and for at least 120 days after the last dose of study treatment.
  • Male participants with female partners of child-bearing potential: must agree to use a highly effective contraception while receiving study treatment and for at least 120 days after the last dose of study treatment and refrain from donating sperm during this periods.
  • Provide tumor tissue from excisional or core biopsy (fine needle aspirates and bone biopsies are not acceptable) acquired within 2 years prior to randomization for PD-L1 immunohistochemistry (IHC) testing by central laboratory.
  • Have PD-L1 IHC CPS status by central laboratory testing.
  • Have results from testing of human papilloma virus (HPV) status for oropharyngeal cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior therapy with an anti-PD-1/L1/L2, anti-Inducible T Cell Co-Stimulatory Receptor (ICOS) directed agent.
  • Systemic approved or investigational anticancer therapy within 30 days or 5 half lives of the drug, whichever is shorter. At least 14 days must have elapsed between the last dose of prior anticancer agent and the date of randomization. - Has high risk of bleeding (examples include but not limited to tumors encasing or infiltrating a major vessel [i.e. carotid, jugular, bronchial artery] and/or exhibits other high-risk features such as an arteriovenous fistula)
  • Active tumor bleeding - Grade 3 or Grade 4 hypercalcemia.
  • Major surgery less than or equal to (<=) 28 days prior to randomization.
  • Participants must have also fully recovered from any surgery (major or minor) and/or its complications before randomization
  • Toxicity from previous anticancer treatment that includes: a. Grade 3/Grade 4 toxicity considered related to prior immunotherapy and that led to treatment discontinuation and b. toxicity related to prior treatment that has not resolved to <=Grade 1 (except alopecia, hearing loss, endocrinopathy managed with replacement therapy, and peripheral neuropathy which must be <=Grade 2).
  • Received transfusion of blood products or administration of colony stimulating factors within 14 days prior to randomization.
  • Central nervous system (CNS) metastases, with the following exception: Participants with asymptomatic CNS metastases who are clinically stable and have no requirement for steroids for at least 14 days prior to randomization.
  • Invasive malignancy or history of invasive malignancy other than disease under study within the last 3 years with the exception of: a. any other invasive malignancy for which the participant was definitively treated, has been disease-free for <=3 years. b. curatively treated non-melanoma skin cancer or successfully treated in situ carcinoma and/or. c. low-risk early stage prostate cancer defined as: Stage T1c or T2a with a Gleason score <=6 and prostatic-specific antigen less than (<)10 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) either treated with definitive intent or untreated in active surveillance that has been stable for the past year prior to randomization.
  • Autoimmune disease or syndrome that required systemic treatment within the past 2 years.
  • Has a diagnosis of immunodeficiency or is receiving systemic steroids (>10 milligram [mg] oral prednisone or equivalent) or other immunosuppressive agents within 7 days prior to randomization.
  • Receipt of any live vaccine within 30 days prior randomization.
  • Prior allogeneic/autologous bone marrow or solid organ transplantation.
  • Has current pneumonitis or history of non-infectious pneumonitis that required steroids or other immunosuppressive agents.
  • Recent history (within the past 6 months) of uncontrolled symptomatic ascites, pleural or pericardial effusions.
  • Recent history (within the past 6 months) of gastrointestinal obstruction that required surgery, acute diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or intra-abdominal abscess.
  • Recent history of allergen desensitization therapy within 4 weeks of randomization.
  • History or evidence of cardiac abnormalities within the 6 months prior to randomization which include: a. Serious, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia or clinically significant electrocardiogram abnormalities including second degree (Type II) or third-degree atrioventricular block. b. Cardiomyopathy, myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndromes(including unstable angina pectoris), coronary angioplasty, stenting or bypass grafting. c. Congestive heart failure (Class II, III, or IV) as defined by the New York Heart Association functional classification system. d. Symptomatic pericarditis.
  • Current unstable liver or biliary disease per investigator assessment defined by the presence of ascites, encephalopathy, coagulopathy, hypoalbuminemia, esophageal or gastric varices, persistent jaundice, or cirrhosis.
  • Active infection requiring systemic therapy.
  • Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, or positive test for hepatitis B active infection (presence of hepatitis B surface antigen), or hepatitis C active infection.
  • History of severe hypersensitivity to monoclonal antibodies or to the chemotherapies under investigation including any ingredient used in the formulation.
  • Known history of active tuberculosis.
  • Any serious (>=Grade 3) and/or unstable pre-existing medical condition (aside from malignancy).
  • Any psychiatric disorder, or other condition that could interfere with participant's safety, obtaining informed consent, or compliance to the study procedures in the opinion of the investigator.
  • Is currently participating in or has participated in a study of an investigational agent or has used an investigational device within 4 weeks prior to the date of randomization.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04428333


Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Investigators
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Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  Study Documents (Full-Text)

Documents provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Study Protocol  [PDF] June 30, 2021
Statistical Analysis Plan  [PDF] July 21, 2021

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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04428333    
Other Study ID Numbers: 209227
First Posted: June 11, 2020    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: May 25, 2022
Last Update Posted: May 25, 2022
Last Verified: April 2022
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: IPD for this study will be made available via the Clinical Study Data Request site.
Supporting Materials: Study Protocol
Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP)
Informed Consent Form (ICF)
Clinical Study Report (CSR)
Time Frame: IPD will be made available within 6 months of publishing the results of the primary endpoints, key secondary endpoints and safety data of the study.
Access Criteria: Access is provided after a research proposal is submitted and has received approval from the Independent Review Panel and after a Data Sharing Agreement is in place. Access is provided for an initial period of 12 months but an extension can be granted, when justified, for up to another 12 months.
URL: http://clinicalstudydatarequest.com

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
GSK3359609
Pembrolizumab
Programmed cell death receptor 1
Inducible T cell co-stimulatory receptor
Keynote-A02
Phase II/III
Platinum-based chemotherapy
5FU
Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Neoplasms by Site
Pembrolizumab
Fluorouracil
Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological
Antineoplastic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs