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Assessment of Efficacy and Safety of Perifosine, Bortezomib and Dexamethasone in Multiple Myeloma Patients

This study has been terminated.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2014
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AEterna Zentaris
This is a randomized Phase III study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of perifosine when added to the combination of bortezomib and dexamethasone in multiple myeloma patients who have relapsed on a prior bortezomib treatment regimen.

Condition Intervention Phase
Multiple Myeloma Drug: Perifosine Drug: Perifosine Placebo Drug: Bortezomib Drug: Dexamethasone Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III Randomized Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Perifosine Added to the Combination of Bortezomib and Dexamethasone in Multiple Myeloma Patients

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Further study details as provided by AEterna Zentaris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Determine the PFS (progression free survival) in patients with multiple myeloma, treated with perifosine, bortezomib and dexamethasone compared to patients treated with placebo, bortezomib and dexamethasone [ Time Frame: 6 - 24 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months ]
  • Overall response rate [ Time Frame: 6 - 24 months ]
  • Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months ]

Enrollment: 135
Study Start Date: December 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2013
Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Perifosine + Bortezomib + Dexamethasone Drug: Perifosine
Perifosine will be dosed as one 50 mg pill every day of each cycle.
Drug: Bortezomib
Bortezomib will be dosed at 1.3 mg/m2 on Days 1, 4, 8, and 11 every 21 days.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone will be administered orally at 20 mg on Days 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, and 12 of each 21-day cycle.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo + Bortezomib + Dexamethasone Drug: Perifosine Placebo
Perifosine placebo will be dosed as one 50 mg pill every day of each cycle.
Drug: Bortezomib
Bortezomib will be dosed at 1.3 mg/m2 on Days 1, 4, 8, and 11 every 21 days.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone will be administered orally at 20 mg on Days 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, and 12 of each 21-day cycle.

Detailed Description:
A pre-planned interim analysis is expected to take place in Q1 of 2013.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient was previously diagnosed with multiple myeloma based on standard diagnostic criteria.
  • Patients must have relapsed (progressed > 60 days) after their last dose of bortezomib-based therapy. In addition, patients may be relapsed or refractory to other non-bortezomib-based therapies.
  • Patient has received at least 1 but not more than 4 prior anti-myeloma regimens and has progressive disease after the most recent treatment regimen.
  • Patients must have adequate organ and marrow function.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must not be refractory to any bortezomib-containing regimen.
  • History of allergic reactions or intolerance attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to perifosine (miltefosine or edelfosine), bortezomib or dexamethasone or any of their components.
  • Prior treatment with perifosine or an investigational proteasome inhibitor.
  • Chemotherapy or other therapy experimental or proven that is or may be active against myeloma within two weeks (14 days) prior to Cycle 1 Day 1.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01002248

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United States, California
LaVerne, California, United States, 91750
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
San Pablo, California, United States, 94806
United States, Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80012
Boulder, Colorado, United States, 80303
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, 80909
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80218
Lakewood, Colorado, United States, 80228
Littleton, Colorado, United States, 80120
Longmont, Colorado, United States, 80501
Parker, Colorado, United States, 80138
Pueblo, Colorado, United States, 81008
Thornton, Colorado, United States, 80260
United States, Illinois
Niles, Illinois, United States, 60714
Winfield, Illinois, United States, 60190
United States, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Columbia, Maryland, United States, 21044
United States, Massachusetts
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, New Jersey
Morristown, New Jersey, United States, 07960
United States, New York
Great Neck, New York, United States, 11042
United States, North Dakota
Fargo, North Dakota, United States, 58122
United States, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97225
Tualatin, Oregon, United States, 97062
United States, Tennessee
Kingsport, Tennessee, United States, 37660
United States, Texas
Bedford, Texas, United States, 76022
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
Ft. Worth, Texas, United States, 76104
Kerrville, Texas, United States, 78028
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78217
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Tyler, Texas, United States, 75702
United States, Utah
Ogden, Utah, United States, 84403
United States, Virginia
Christiansburg, Virginia, United States, 24073
Roanoke, Virginia, United States, 24014
Salem, Virginia, United States, 24153
United States, Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98133
Spokane, Washington, United States, 99202
Vancouver, Washington, United States, 98686
United States, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
Canada, Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0V9
Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H1T 2M4
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
Czech Republic
Brno, Czech Republic, 62500
Prague, Czech Republic, 12821
Dublin 24, Ireland
Keryx / AOI Pharmaceuticals Investigative Site
Dublin 7, Ireland
Dublin 8, Ireland
Dublin 9, Ireland
Galway, Ireland
Limerick, Ireland
Sligo, Ireland
Tullamore, Ireland
Waterford, Ireland
Afula, Israel, 18101
Ashkelon, Israel, 78278
Beer Sheva, Israel, 84101
Haifa, Israel, 31096
Jerusalem, Israel, 91031
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Nahariya, Israel, 22100
Petah Tikva, Israel, 49100
Rehovot, Israel, 76100
Tel Aviv, Israel, 64239
Tel-Hashomer, Israel, 52621
Korea, Republic of
Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Republic of, 137-701
Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Russian Federation
Moscow, Russia, Russian Federation, 125284
Moscow, Russia, Russian Federation, 129110
Saint Petersburg, Russia, Russian Federation, 191024
Saint Petersburg, Russia, Russian Federation, 197022
Samara, Russia, Russian Federation, 443095
Kosice, Slovak Republic, Slovakia, 04166
Badalona, Spain, 08916
Barcelona, Spain, 08025
Barcelona, Spain, 08035
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
La Laguna, Spain, 38320
Madrid, Spain, 28006
Madrid, Spain, 28034
Madrid, Spain, 28040
Madrid, Spain, 28041
Pamplona, Spain, 31008
Valencia, Spain, 46026
Zaragoza, Spain, 50009
Sponsors and Collaborators
AEterna Zentaris
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Principal Investigator: Paul Richardson, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information

Richardson PG, Nagler A, Ben-Yehuda D, Badros A, Hari P, Hajek R, Spicka I, Kaya H, Le Blanc R, Yoon SS, Kim K, Martinez-Lopez J, Mittelman M, Shpilberg O, Tothova E, Laubach JP, Ghobria IM, Leiba M, Gatt ME, Sportelli P, Chen M, Anderson KC. Randomized Placebo-Controlled Phase III Study Of Perifosine Combined With Bortezomib and Dexamethasone In Relapsed, Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients Previously Treated With Bortezomib. Blood 2013 ASH Meeting Proceedings;122:abstract 3189

Responsible Party: AEterna Zentaris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01002248     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Perifosine 339
First Submitted: October 23, 2009
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2014
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by AEterna Zentaris:
Multiple Myeloma
Relapsed multiple myeloma
Refractory multiple myeloma
Relapsed refractory multiple myeloma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Dexamethasone acetate
BB 1101
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Protease Inhibitors