4SC-201 (Resminostat) and Sorafenib in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Shelter)

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 21, 2009
Last updated: January 15, 2014
Last verified: January 2014

July 21, 2009
January 15, 2014
July 2009
June 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Progression Free Survival Rate (PFSR) of repeated oral doses of 4SC-201 and of the treatment combination of Sorafenib plus 4SC-201 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00943449 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • To establish the MTD of 4SC-201 in combination with Sorafenib [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • To investigate the safety and tolerability of repeated oral doses of 4SC-201 and of the treatment combination of ascending repeated oral doses of 4SC-201 and Sorafenib [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • To investigate biomarkers [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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4SC-201 (Resminostat) and Sorafenib in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma
A Proof-of-concept Phase II Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of 4SC-201 and the Treatment Combination of Sorafenib Plus 4SC-201 in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Exhibiting Progressive Disease Under Sorafenib Treatment
The purpose of the study is to determine whether 4SC-201 alone or in combination with Sorafenib is effective and safe in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients refractory to Sorafenib monotherapy.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Drug: 4SC-201
    oral administration
  • Drug: Sorafenib
    oral administration
  • Experimental: 4SC-201
    Intervention: Drug: 4SC-201
  • Experimental: 4SC-201 + Sorafenib
    • Drug: 4SC-201
    • Drug: Sorafenib
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September 2013
June 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Main Inclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced stage hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Patients exhibiting progressive disease under Sorafenib treatment
  • Child-Pugh class A and B. Only patients with Child-Pugh index class B of not more than 7 will be included
  • ECOG performance status 0, 1 or 2
  • Precedent first-line treatment with Sorafenib minimum continuous dosing of 400 mg per day for at least 8 weeks

Main Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous or concurrent cancer that is distinct in primary site or histology from HCC, EXCEPT cervical carcinoma in situ, treated basal cell carcinoma, superficial bladder tumors (Ta, Tis and T1) - any cancer curatively treated > 3 years prior to entry is permitted
  • Renal failure requiring hemo- or peritoneal dialysis
  • Known central nervous system (CNS) tumors including symptomatic brain metastasis
  • Child-Pugh index class B in combination with more than slight ascites or hepatic encephalopathy > Grade I
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Sorafenib intolerance
  • Major surgery within the last 4 weeks
18 Years and older
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Germany,   Italy
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Principal Investigator: Michael Bitzer, Prof. MD Medizinische Universitäts-Klinik Tübingen
January 2014

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