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Erlotinib and Sunitinib in NSCLC

This study has been completed.
Genentech, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2007
Last updated: February 10, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
  • To determine the safety and maximally tolerated dose of sunitinib plus erlotinib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
  • To determine response to sunitinib plus erlotinib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: erlotinib, sunitinib Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of Erlotinib and Sunitinib in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Response rate [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Enrollment: 11
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Erlotinib 150mg PO daily + sunitinib 25mg PO daily (level 1) or 37.5mg PO daily (level 2)
Drug: erlotinib, sunitinib
erlotinib 150mg PO daily + sunitinib 25mg PO daily (level 1) or 37.5mg PO daily (level 2)
Other Names:
  • Tarceva
  • OSI-774
  • Sutent
  • SU011248


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically or cytologically proven stage IIIB (with pleural effusion or pericardial effusion) or IV (either primary or recurrent) NSCLC (except squamous cell histology).
  • Measurable disease per RECIST
  • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
  • Adequate bone marrow, hepatic and renal function
  • ECOG performance status 0, 1 or 2.
  • One and only one prior treatment with a chemotherapy regimen, including a platinum based regimen for advanced disease (Stage IIIB with malignant effusion or Stage IV).
  • Signed and dated informed consent document indicating that the patient (or legally acceptable representative) has been informed of all pertinent aspects of the trial prior to enrollment.
  • Female patients must be surgically sterile, postmenopausal or agree to use effective contraception during the period of therapy. Male patients must be surgically sterile or agree to use effective contraception during the period of therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Squamous cell histology.
  • History of untreated brain metastases
  • Prior treatment with >1 systemic chemotherapy-based regimens for advanced disease (Stage IIIB with malignant effusion or Stage IV).
  • Prior treatment with any receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, VEGF inhibitors, or other angiogenic inhibitors (including but not limited to bevacizumab, sunitinib, erlotinib, gefitinib, or thalidomide).
  • Prior chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, or investigational agent within 4 weeks prior to study entry, except palliative radiation therapy to a non-target lesions (must have been completed 2 weeks prior to study enrollment).
  • Eligibility of patients receiving any medications or substances known to induce or inhibit CYP3A4 and /or with the potential to affect the activity or pharmacokinetics of sunitinib or erlotinib will be determined following review of their case by the Principal Investigator.
  • NCI CTCAE grade 3 hemorrhage within 4 weeks of starting therapy.
  • Ongoing treatment with warfarin
  • Prior treatment with high-dose chemotherapy requiring stem cell rescue.
  • Prior irradiation to >25% of the bone marrow (whole pelvis = 25%).
  • Diagnosis within prior 3 years of second malignancy, except basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell skin carcinoma or in situ carcinoma that has been completely treated without evidence of recurrent disease for 12 months.
  • Current treatment on another therapeutic clinical trial or receipt of another investigative agent within 4 weeks of study entry.
  • Any of the following within 12 months prior to starting study treatment: myocardial infarction, unstable angina, coronary/peripheral artery bypass graft, congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular accident including transient ischemic attack, or pulmonary embolus.
  • Hypertension (>150/100mmHg) that cannot be controlled with standard antihypertensive agents.
  • Ongoing cardiac dysrhythmias of grade >2, ≥ grade 3 atrial fibrillation, or QTc interval of >450 msec for males and >470 msec for females.
  • Evidence of hemoptysis <4 weeks of starting study treatment.
  • Women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation.
  • Other severe acute or chronic medical or psychiatric condition or laboratory abnormality
  • HIV-positive patients
  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00581789

United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Genentech, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Anne Traynor, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier: NCT00581789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-2007-0063
Study First Received: December 19, 2007
Last Updated: February 10, 2012

Keywords provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:
non small cell lung cancer
phase 1

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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