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Individualized Treatment in Treating Patients With Stage II-IVB Nasopharyngeal Cancer Based on EBV DNA

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02135042
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 9, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2020
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
NRG Oncology

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE May 7, 2014
First Posted Date  ICMJE May 9, 2014
Last Update Posted Date April 22, 2020
Study Start Date  ICMJE April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date July 2021   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: January 29, 2016)
  • Overall survival (OS) (Undetectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test. The confidence interval approach will be used for the final analysis of OS.
  • Progression-free survival (PFS) (Detectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase II) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test. A one-sided log rank test will be used to compare the PFS at a significance level of 0.1379.
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 8, 2014)
  • Progression-free survival (PFS) (Detectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase II) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test. A one-sided log rank test will be used to compare the PFS at a significance level of 0.1379.
  • Overall survival (OS) (Undetectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test. The confidence interval approach will be used for the final analysis of OS.
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: January 29, 2016)
  • Changes in pure tone audiometry (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 1 year ]
    Correlation between categorical measures will be summarized by odds ratios, chi-square tests, and associated measures. Adjusted correlation may be derived from analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) models or derived directly using nonparametric analysis of variance (ANOVA) models if normality assumption is violated. Correlations between HHIE-S PRO scores and PTA and FACT-NP hearing, and PTA will be compared as dependent statistics
  • Changes in QOL (hearing) as assessed by the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly-Screening version (HHIE-S) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
    QOL analysis including overall score and change from baseline will be summarized using mean and standard deviation at each time point for each arm. Overall and nasopharyngeal-specific QOL, hearing QOL (FACT-NP hearing domain, HHIE-S scores), peripheral neuropathy QOL over the short and long term and pure-tone audiometry (PTA) scores will be compared using a two sample independent t test and paired t test if the comparison is within the experimental arm between different time points.
  • Changes in QOL (peripheral neuropathy) as assessed by the FACT-Taxane (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
  • Changes in quality of life (QOL) (general and physical well-being) assessed using the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT)-Nasopharyngeal (NP) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
    Changes in patient reported outcome (PRO) scores will be correlated to clearance or non-clearance of EBV titers. Descriptive statistics derived from FACT-NP will be used to enrich the understanding of QOL as it pertains to the 2 phase III arms of observation versus additional adjuvant chemotherapy. Univariable and multivariable analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model for OS and distant metastasis. Pearson correlation will be estimated between general and physical well-being. QOL measures and change from baseline will be correlated to EBV DNA.
  • Cost effectiveness as assessed by the health-related QOL (HRQOL) from the EuroQol (EQ-5D) instrument (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months ]
    Incremental cost effectiveness ratios will be compared to determine the probability of cost effectiveness of various interventions, with sensitivity analyses to identify model weaknesses. The expected value of perfect information will be determined to delimit the upper boundary for cost-effective future investment in this area of research.
  • Incidence of acute grade 3-5 adverse events (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Rates of specific acute toxicity profiles and late toxicity profiles will be estimated using a binomial distribution along with their associated 95% confidence intervals and will be compared using Fisher's exact test between the 2 treatment arms.
  • Incidence of death (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 30 days of end of protocol treatment ]
  • Incidence of late grade 3-5 adverse events (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Rates of specific acute toxicity profiles and late toxicity profiles will be estimated using a binomial distribution along with their associated 95% confidence intervals and will be compared using Fisher's exact test between the 2 treatment arms.
  • OS (Detectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase II) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test.
  • PFS (Undetectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test.
  • Time to distant metastasis (DM) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
  • Time to local progression (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
  • Time to regional progression (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Defined as an estimated increase in the size of the tumor (product of the perpendicular diameters of the two largest dimensions) of greater than 25%, taking as reference the smallest value of all previous measurements or appearance of new areas of malignant disease. The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 8, 2014)
  • Time to distant metastasis (DM) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
  • Time to local progression (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
  • Time to regional progression (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Defined as an estimated increase in the size of the tumor (product of the perpendicular diameters of the two largest dimensions) of greater than 25%, taking as reference the smallest value of all previous measurements or appearance of new areas of malignant disease. The cumulative incidence method will be used to estimate local, regional, and distant failure rates. The failure rates for the experimental treatment will be compared against the control using a failure-specific log-rank test. Multivariate analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model.
  • PFS (Undetectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test.
  • OS (Detectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase II) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method for each arm. Their distributions will be compared between treatment arms with a 1-sided log rank test.
  • Incidence of acute grade 3-5 adverse events (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Rates of specific acute toxicity profiles and late toxicity profiles will be estimated using a binomial distribution along with their associated 95% confidence intervals and will be compared using Fisher's exact test between the 2 treatment arms.
  • Incidence of late grade 3-5 adverse events (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 7 years ]
    Rates of specific acute toxicity profiles and late toxicity profiles will be estimated using a binomial distribution along with their associated 95% confidence intervals and will be compared using Fisher's exact test between the 2 treatment arms.
  • Incidence of death (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 30 days of end of protocol treatment ]
  • Changes in pure tone audiometry (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 1 year ]
    Correlation between categorical measures will be summarized by odds ratios, chi-square tests, and associated measures. Adjusted correlation may be derived from analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) models or derived directly using nonparametric analysis of variance (ANOVA) models if normality assumption is violated. Correlations between HHIE-S PRO scores and PTA and FACT-NP hearing, and PTA will be compared as dependent statistics
  • Changes in quality of life (QOL) (general and physical well-being) assessed using the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT)-Nasopharyngeal (NP) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
    Changes in patient reported outcome (PRO) scores will be correlated to clearance or non-clearance of EBV titers. Descriptive statistics derived from FACT-NP will be used to enrich the understanding of QOL as it pertains to the 2 phase III arms of observation versus additional adjuvant chemotherapy. Univariable and multivariable analysis will be performed using the Cox proportional hazards model for OS and distant metastasis. Pearson correlation will be estimated between general and physical well-being. QOL measures and change from baseline will be correlated to EBV DNA.
  • Changes in QOL (hearing) as assessed by the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly-Screening version (HHIE-S) (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
    QOL analysis including overall score and change from baseline will be summarized using mean and standard deviation at each time point for each arm. Overall and nasopharyngeal-specific QOL, hearing QOL (FACT-NP hearing domain, HHIE-S scores), peripheral neuropathy QOL over the short and long term and pure-tone audiometry (PTA) scores will be compared using a two sample independent t test and paired t test if the comparison is within the experimental arm between different time points.
  • Changes in QOL (peripheral neuropathy) as assessed by the FACT-Taxane (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Baseline to up to 24 months ]
  • Cost effectiveness as assessed by the health-related QOL (HRQOL) from the EuroQol (EQ-5D) instrument (Phase II and III) [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months ]
    Incremental cost effectiveness ratios will be compared to determine the probability of cost effectiveness of various interventions, with sensitivity analyses to identify model weaknesses. The expected value of perfect information will be determined to delimit the upper boundary for cost-effective future investment in this area of research.
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Individualized Treatment in Treating Patients With Stage II-IVB Nasopharyngeal Cancer Based on EBV DNA
Official Title  ICMJE Randomized Phase II and Phase III Studies of Individualized Treatment for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Based on Biomarker Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
Brief Summary There are two study questions we are asking in this randomized phase II/III trial based on a blood biomarker, Epstein Barr virus (EBV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) for locoregionally advanced non-metastatic nasopharyngeal cancer. All patients will first undergo standard concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy. When this standard treatment is completed, if there is no detectable EBV DNA in their plasma, then patients are randomized to either standard adjuvant cisplatin and fluorouracil chemotherapy or observation. If there is still detectable levels of plasma EBV DNA, patients will be randomized to standard cisplatin and fluorouracil chemotherapy versus gemcitabine and paclitaxel. Radiation therapy uses high energy x rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, fluorouracil, gemcitabine hydrochloride, and paclitaxel work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether giving cisplatin and fluorouracil is more effective than gemcitabine hydrochloride and paclitaxel after radiation therapy in treating patients with nasopharyngeal cancer.
Detailed Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To determine whether substituting adjuvant concurrent high dose cisplatin (CDDP) and fluorouracil (5-FU) with gemcitabine (gemcitabine hydrochloride) and paclitaxel will result in superior progression-free survival. (Detectable Plasma Epstein Barr Virus [EBV] Deoxyribonucleic Acid [DNA] Cohort randomized Phase II) II. To determine whether omitting adjuvant CDDP and 5-FU (observation alone in the adjuvant setting) will result in non-inferior overall survival as compared with those patients receiving adjuvant CDDP and 5-FU chemotherapy. (Undetectable Plasma EBV DNA Cohort Phase III)

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

I. Time to distant metastasis. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) II. Time to local progression. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) III. Time to regional progression. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) IV. Progression-free survival (Undetectable Cohort). V. Overall survival (Detectable Cohort). VI. Acute and late toxicity profiles based on clinician-reported Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE), version (v.) 4. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) VII. Death during or within 30 days of end of protocol treatment. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) VIII. Quality of life (general and physical well-being). (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) IX. Quality of life (hearing). (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) X. Quality of life (peripheral neuropathy). (Randomized Phase II and Phase III) XI. Cost effectiveness. (Randomized Phase II and Phase III)

OUTLINE:

Patients undergo intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) once daily (QD) 5 days a week for 6.5 weeks and receive low-dose cisplatin intravenously (IV) over 30-60 minutes once weekly during IMRT. Beginning 1 week after chemoradiation, plasma samples are collected for EBV DNA analysis.

PHASE II: Patients with detectable EBV DNA from pre-treatment analysis are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.

ARM I: Patients receive PF regimen comprising cisplatin IV over 60-120 minutes and fluorouracil IV over 96 hours continuously beginning at least 4 weeks after completion of IMRT. Treatment repeats every 28 days for 3 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

ARM II: Patients receive GT regimen comprising paclitaxel IV over 1 hour and gemcitabine hydrochloride IV over 30 minutes on days 1 and 8 at least 4 weeks after completion of IMRT. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

PHASE III:

Patients with undetectable EBV DNA from pre-treatment analysis are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.

ARM III: Patients receive PF regimen as in Arm I.

ARM IV: Patients undergo clinical observation.

After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up every 4 months for 2 years, every 6 months for 3 years, and then annually thereafter.

Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 2
Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
  • Stage II Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
  • Stage III Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
  • Stage IVA Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
  • Stage IVB Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: Cisplatin
    Given IV
    Other Names:
    • Abiplatin
    • Blastolem
    • Briplatin
    • CDDP
    • Cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum
    • Cis-diamminedichloridoplatinum
    • Cis-diamminedichloro Platinum (II)
    • Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum
    • Cis-dichloroammine Platinum (II)
    • Cis-platinous Diamine Dichloride
    • Cis-platinum
    • Cis-platinum II
    • Cis-platinum II Diamine Dichloride
    • Cismaplat
    • Cisplatina
    • Cisplatinum
    • Cisplatyl
    • Citoplatino
    • Citosin
    • Cysplatyna
    • DDP
    • Lederplatin
    • Metaplatin
    • Neoplatin
    • Peyrone's Chloride
    • Peyrone's Salt
    • Placis
    • Plastistil
    • Platamine
    • Platiblastin
    • Platiblastin-S
    • Platinex
    • Platinol
    • Platinol- AQ
    • Platinol-AQ
    • Platinol-AQ VHA Plus
    • Platinoxan
    • Platinum
    • Platinum Diamminodichloride
    • Platiran
    • Platistin
    • Platosin
  • Other: Clinical Observation
    Undergo clinical observation
  • Drug: Fluorouracil
    Given IV
    Other Names:
    • 5-Fluoro-2,4(1H, 3H)-pyrimidinedione
    • 5-Fluorouracil
    • 5-Fluracil
    • 5-FU
    • AccuSite
    • Actino-Hermal
    • Adrucil
    • Arumel
    • Cytosafe
    • Efudex
    • Efurix
    • Fiverocil
    • Fluoro Uracil
    • Fluoroplex
    • Fluouracil
    • Flurablastin
    • Fluracedyl
    • Fluracil
    • Fluril
    • Fluroblastin
    • Flurox
    • Ribofluor
    • Ro 2-9757
    • Ro-2-9757
    • Timazin
  • Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    Given IV
    Other Names:
    • dFdCyd
    • Difluorodeoxycytidine Hydrochloride
    • Gemzar
    • LY-188011
  • Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
    Undergo IMRT
    Other Names:
    • IMRT
    • Intensity Modulated RT
    • Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy
  • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    Correlative studies
  • Drug: Paclitaxel
    Given IV
    Other Names:
    • Anzatax
    • Asotax
    • Bristaxol
    • Praxel
    • Taxol
    • Taxol Konzentrat
  • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
    Ancillary studies
    Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Active Comparator: Arm I (chemoradiation, cisplatin, fluorouracil)
    Patients receive PF regimen comprising cisplatin IV over 60-120 minutes and fluorouracil IV over 96 hours continuously beginning at least 4 weeks after completion of IMRT. Treatment repeats every 28 days for 3 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
    Interventions:
    • Drug: Cisplatin
    • Drug: Fluorouracil
    • Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
    • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
  • Experimental: Arm II (chemoradiation, gemcitabine hydrochloride, paclitaxel)
    Patients receive GT regimen comprising paclitaxel IV over 1 hour and gemcitabine hydrochloride IV over 30 minutes on days 1 and 8 at least 4 weeks after completion of IMRT. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
    Interventions:
    • Drug: Cisplatin
    • Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    • Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
    • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    • Drug: Paclitaxel
    • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
  • Active Comparator: Arm III (chemoradiation, cisplatin, fluorouracil)
    Patients receive PF regimen as in Arm I of Phase II.
    Interventions:
    • Drug: Cisplatin
    • Drug: Fluorouracil
    • Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
    • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
  • Experimental: Arm IV (chemoradiation, observation)
    Patients undergo clinical observation.
    Interventions:
    • Drug: Cisplatin
    • Other: Clinical Observation
    • Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
    • Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
    • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Recruiting
Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: February 18, 2019)
758
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 8, 2014)
924
Estimated Study Completion Date  ICMJE July 2026
Estimated Primary Completion Date July 2021   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Biopsy proven (from primary lesion and/or lymph nodes) diagnosis of cancer of the nasopharynx
  • Patients must have detectable pretreatment plasma EBV DNA, determined by the central lab prior to Step 2 registration
  • Stage II-IVB disease (American Joint Committee on Cancer [AJCC], 7th edition [ed.]) with no evidence of distant metastasis, based upon the following minimum diagnostic workup:

    • History/physical examination by a Medical Oncologist or Clinical Oncologist or Radiation Oncologist or Ear, Nose, Throat specialist (ENT), which must include an endoscopic evaluation, a complete list of current medications, and assessment of weight and weight loss in the past 6 months within 21 days prior to registration
    • Evaluation of tumor extent with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the nasopharynx and neck within 28 days prior to registration; if MRI is medically contraindicated, obtain computed tomography (CT) scan with =< 3 mm contiguous slices with contrast and bone windows (to evaluate base of skull involvement); Note: If a treatment planning CT scan is used, it must be with =< 3 mm contiguous slices with contrast and be read by a radiologist
    • To rule out distant metastasis, patients must undergo the following imaging within 28 days prior to registration:

      • A CT scan with contrast of the chest, abdomen, and/or pelvis or a total body positron emission tomography (PET)/CT scan (non-contrast PET/CT is acceptable)
      • A bone scan only when there is suspicion of bone metastases (a PET/CT scan can substitute for the bone scan)
  • Zubrod performance status 0-1 within 21 days prior to registration
  • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1,500 cells/mm^3
  • Platelets >= 100,000 cells/mm^3
  • Hemoglobin >= 8.0 g/dl (Note: the use of transfusion or other intervention to achieve hemoglobin [Hgb] >= 8.0 g/dl is acceptable)
  • Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) =< 1.5 x institutional ULN
  • Alkaline phosphatase =< 1.5 x institutional ULN
  • Serum creatinine =< 1.5 mg/dl or calculated creatinine clearance (CC) >= 50 ml/min determined by 24-hour urine collection or estimated by Cockcroft-Gault formula
  • Negative serum pregnancy test within 14 days prior to registration for women of childbearing potential
  • Women of childbearing potential and male participants who are sexually active must agree to use a medically effective means of birth control throughout protocol treatment
  • Patient must provide study specific informed consent prior to study entry, including the mandatory pre-treatment plasma EBV DNA assay

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior invasive malignancy (except node negative, non-melanomatous skin cancer) unless disease free for a minimum of 1095 days (3 years) (for example, carcinoma in situ of the breast, oral cavity, or cervix are all permissible)
  • Prior systemic chemotherapy for the study cancer; note that prior chemotherapy for a different cancer is allowable; however, at least 6-weeks recovery is necessary if the last regimen included nitrosourea or mitomycin
  • Prior radiotherapy to the region of the study cancer that would result in overlap of radiation therapy fields
  • Patients with hearing loss assessed to be primarily sensorineural in nature, requiring a hearing aid, or intervention (i.e. interfering in a clinically significant way with activities of daily living); a conductive hearing loss that is tumor-related is allowed
  • >= Grade 2 peripheral sensory neuropathy (CTCAE, v. 4.0)
  • Severe, active co-morbidity, defined as follows:

    • Major medical or psychiatric illness, which in the investigator's opinion would interfere with the completion of therapy and follow up or with full understanding of the risks and potential complications of the therapy
    • Unstable angina and/or uncontrolled congestive heart failure within the past 6 months
    • Myocardial infarction within the last 6 months
    • Acute bacterial or fungal infection requiring intravenous antibiotics at the time of registration; note that patients switched from IV antibiotics and currently on oral antibiotics whose infection is assessed to be adequately treated or controlled are eligible
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation or other respiratory illness requiring hospitalization or precluding study therapy within 30 days prior to registration
    • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) based upon current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition; note, however, that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing is not required for entry into this protocol
  • Pregnancy or women of childbearing potential and men who are sexually active and not willing/able to use medically acceptable forms of contraception
  • Prior allergic reaction to the study drug(s) involved in this protocol
  • Patients with undetectable pre-treatment plasma EBV DNA
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Australia,   Canada,   China,   Hong Kong,   Puerto Rico,   Singapore,   Taiwan,   United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT02135042
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE NRG-HN001
NCI-2014-00635 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trial Reporting Program) )
RTOG-1305
NRG-HN001 ( Other Identifier: NRG Oncology )
NRG-HN001 ( Other Identifier: CTEP )
U10CA180868 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
U10CA021661 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party NRG Oncology
Study Sponsor  ICMJE NRG Oncology
Collaborators  ICMJE National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Nancy Lee NRG Oncology
PRS Account NRG Oncology
Verification Date April 2020

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