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A Phase II Trial of Cetuximab and Bevacizumab in Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00409565
First received: December 7, 2006
Last updated: June 1, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Results First Received: February 12, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Head and Neck Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Interventions: Drug: Cetuximab
Drug: Bevacizumab

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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We report results in 46 eligible patients. Two patients were deemed ineligible, one because subsequent biopsy showed that measurable disease was actually steoradionecrosis and not recurrent laryngeal cancer. The other patient required surgery for cholecystitis before starting treatment; this patient never initiated protocol treatment.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab

Cetuximab plus bevacizumab

Cetuximab: • Cetuximab 400 mg/m2 IV over 120 minutes on day 1 of cycle 1 ONLY

• Cetuximab dose will be 250 mg/m2 IV over 60 minutes weekly on ALL subsequent administrations

Bevacizumab: Once every 3 weeks, 15 mg/kg of bevacizumab will be given by IV infusion after cetuximab has been given


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab
STARTED   46 
Overall Response Rate   7 
COMPLETED   45 
NOT COMPLETED   1 



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Population Description
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STARTED 46; Overall Response Rate 7; COMPLETED 45; Not Completed 1

Reporting Groups
  Description
Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab

Cetuximab plus bevacizumab

Cetuximab: • Cetuximab 400 mg/m2 IV over 120 minutes on day 1 of cycle 1 ONLY

• Cetuximab dose will be 250 mg/m2 IV over 60 minutes weekly on ALL subsequent administrations

Bevacizumab: Once every 3 weeks, 15 mg/kg of bevacizumab will be given by IV infusion after cetuximab has been given


Baseline Measures
   Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 46 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Median (Full Range)
 61.5 
 (33 to 92) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   12 
Male   34 
Ethnicity (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
 
Hispanic or Latino   3 
Not Hispanic or Latino   43 
Unknown or Not Reported   0 
Race (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
 
American Indian or Alaska Native   0 
Asian   1 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   0 
Black or African American   3 
White   42 
More than one race   0 
Unknown or Not Reported   0 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   46 
Primary disease site 
[Units: Participants]
 
Oropharynx   17 
Oral cavity   14 
Larynx   7 
Others   8 
Recurrent disease 
[Units: Participants]
 44 
Prior radiation 
[Units: Participants]
 44 
Prior surgery 
[Units: Participants]
 30 
Prior chemotherapy 
[Units: Participants]
 
Prior chemotherapy   42 
1 prior palliative regimen   17 
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status [1] 
[Units: Participants]
 
 11 
 31 
 4 
[1] Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) criteria: 0-Fully active. 1-Ambulatory, carry out work of a light or sedentary nature. 2=Ambulatory, capable of all self care. 3-Capable of limited self care, confined to bed or chair more than 50% of waking hours. 4-Completely disabled, no self care, totally confined to bed or chair. 5-Dead.


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   To Determine the Objective Response Rate (Primary Endpoint) With the Combination of Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab in Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.   [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

2.  Secondary:   To Determine the Progression-free Survival and Overall Survival of Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer Treated With Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab.   [ Time Frame: 5 years ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Michael Gibson, MD
Organization: University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
phone: 412-692-2600
e-mail: gibsonmk@upmc.edu


Publications of Results:

Responsible Party: University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00409565     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00407810
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-087
NCI / CTEP Protocol # 7440
Study First Received: December 7, 2006
Results First Received: February 12, 2014
Last Updated: June 1, 2016