Efficacy and Safety of Panobinostat (LBH5789) in Patients With Refractory de Novo or Secondary Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

This study has been completed.
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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: March 30, 2009
Last updated: April 18, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of single agent oral panobinostat in patients who have refractory de novo or refractory secondary AML.

Condition Intervention Phase
Refractory Leukemia
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Drug: Panobinostat/LBH589
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of Oral Single Agent Panobinostat in Patients With Refractory de Novo or Secondary Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • CRR [complete remission rate (CR/CRi)] [ Time Frame: June 2011 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess partial remission [ Time Frame: June 2011 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to remission and duration of remission [ Time Frame: June 2011 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Event-free survival [ Time Frame: Jan 2012 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: Jan 2012 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: June 2011 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 88
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Panobinostat Drug: Panobinostat/LBH589


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent prior to study-specific screening procedures
  • Life expectancy of ≥ 60 days
  • Eastern Cooperative Group (ECOG) performance status ≤ 2
  • Refractory AML with confirmed initial diagnosis of de novo AML (excluding APL) - OR- Refractory AML with confirmed initial diagnosis of AML (excluding APL) secondary to AHD or MDS with either condition precedent to AML (MDS/AHD)
  • Negative serum pregnancy test (within 7 days of first dose)
  • Negative urine pregnancy test immediately prior to first dose

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known HIV
  • Psychiatric disorder that interferes with ability to understand the study and give informed consent, and/or would impact study participation or follow-up
  • Concurrent use of medications that might prolong the QT interval or of inducing Torsade de Pointes
  • Female patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding or patients of childbearing potential who are not willing to use a double barrier method of contraception during the study and for 3 months following the last dose of study drug.
  • Male patients whose sexual partner(s) are women of childbearing potential who are not willing to use a double method of contraception, one of which includes a condom, during the study and for 3 months after the end of treatment
  • Patient is unable to swallow capsules
  • Patients with impaired gastrointestinal systems which might cause interference with digesting and absorbing panobinostat

Other Protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00880269

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00880269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLBH589B2213  2008-002983-32 
Study First Received: March 30, 2009
Last Updated: April 18, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Acute myeloid leukemia
relapsed acute myeloid leukemia
refractory AML
refractory de novo AML
refractory secondary AML
secondary AML
AML following myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
AML following antecedent hematological disorder (AHD)
AML resistant to therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Antineoplastic Agents
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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