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Safety Study of a Liposomal Vaccine to Treat Malignant Melanoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01052142
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 11, 2012
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Trident Clinical Research Pty Ltd
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lipotek Pty Ltd

January 18, 2010
January 20, 2010
April 11, 2012
September 2009
March 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: Within 84 days after first dose ]
  • Immunogenicity [ Time Frame: Within 42 days of first dose ]
    antigen specific immune responses will be monitored
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: Within 112 days after first dose ]
  • Immunogenicity [ Time Frame: Within 112 days of first dose ]
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Anti-cancer activity (RECIST criteria) [ Time Frame: Within 84 days of first dose ]
assessed every 6 weeks of study
Anti-cancer activity (RECIST criteria) [ Time Frame: Within 112 days of first dose ]
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Safety Study of a Liposomal Vaccine to Treat Malignant Melanoma
A Phase I Open-label Study of the Safety and Immunogenicity of Escalating Doses of Lipovaxin-MM, a Novel Melanoma Immunotherapeutic, in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Lipovaxin-MM, a new anti-cancer vaccine, is safe and effective in improving the body's ability to destroy cancer cells in patients with metastatic melanoma.
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Phase 1
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Biological: Lipovaxin-MM
Patients will receive three doses of Lipovaxin-MM by intravenous infusion at intervals of four weeks OR patients will receive 4 doses of Lipovaxin-MM by intravenous infusion at weekly intervals
Experimental: Lipovaxin-MM
Intervention: Biological: Lipovaxin-MM
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March 2012
March 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with incurable stage IV malignant melanoma for which no standard or curative therapy exist OR patients locoregionally recurrent melanoma (including local metastases, in transit metastases and satellitosis) where surgery is not the best therapeutic option.
  • Must be able and willing to provide written informed consent.
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status of 0 or 1.
  • Life expectancy of ≥12 weeks.
  • Female subjects must be of non-child-bearing potential or using appropriate contraception.
  • Positive test for cell mediated immunity.

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Brain metastases or spinal cord compression, unless treatment was completed at least 4 weeks before entry and stable without steroid treatment for at least 4 weeks.
  • Previous immunotherapy (except IL-2 or interferon-based therapy) for melanoma.
  • Inadequate bone marrow reserve.
  • Serum bilirubin ≥1.2 times the upper limit of normal.
  • In absence of metastases, liver transaminase levels greater than 1.5 times the upper limit of normal.
  • If metastases are evident, liver transaminase levels 2.5 times the upper limit of normal will be acceptable.
  • Inadequate renal function.
  • Evidence of severe or uncontrolled systemic diseases.
  • Unresolved toxicity ≥CTC Grade 2 from previous anti-cancer therapy except alopecia (if applicable) unless agreed that the patient can be entered after discussion with the Medical Monitor.
  • Participation in a trial of an investigational agent within the prior 30 days.
  • HIV infection.
  • Immunosuppressive therapy including corticosteroids within 4 weeks of screening.
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding females.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Lipotek Pty Ltd
Lipotek Pty Ltd
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Trident Clinical Research Pty Ltd
Principal Investigator: Michael Brown, MBBS FRACP FRCPA Royal Adelaide Hospital Cancer Centre
Lipotek Pty Ltd
April 2012

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