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Clinical Trial ID: NCT02201992 A Randomized Phase III Trial for Surgically Resected Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Crizotinib versus Observation for Patients with Tumors Harboring the Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) Fusion Protein

Status

Open

Description

This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make it very active and important for tumor cell growth and progression. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the ALK protein from working. Crizotinib may be an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer and an ALK fusion mutation.

Objective

To evaluate whether adjuvant therapy with crizotinib will result in improved overall survival (OS) for patients with stage IB > 4cm, II and IIIA, ALK-positive NSCLC following surgical resection.

Treatment

Experimental: Crizotinib Patients receive crizotinib PO BID on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 2 years in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Active Comparator: Observation

Conditions

Other

Phases

III

Therapies

Drugs

Age Group

Adult

Main Investiagtor

Vu, John

Practice

Lung

Scope

National

Participating Institutions

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria: - Patients must have undergone complete surgical resection of their stage IB (>= 4 cm), II, or non-squamous IIIA NSCLC per American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 7th edition and have had negative margins; N3 disease is not allowed - Baseline chest computed tomography (CT) with or without contrast must be performed within 6 months (180 days) prior to randomization to ensure no evidence of disease; if clinically indicated additional imaging studies must be performed to rule out metastatic disease - Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1 - Patients must be registered to the ALCHEMIST-SCREEN (ALLIANCE A151216) trial prior to randomization - Positive for translocation or inversion events involving the ALK gene locus (e.g. resulting in echinoderm microtubule associated protein like 4 [EML4]-ALK fusion) as determined by the Vysis Break Point fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay and defined by an increase in the distance between 5? and 3? ALK probes or the loss of the 5? probe - Women must not be pregnant or breast-feeding - All females of childbearing potential must have a blood or urine pregnancy test within 72 hours prior to randomization to rule out pregnancy; a female of childbearing potential is any woman, regardless of sexual orientation or whether they have undergone tubal ligation, who meets the following criteria: 1) has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or 2) has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 24 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 24 consecutive months) - Women of childbearing potential and sexually active males must be strongly advised to practice abstinence or use an accepted and effective method of contraception - Patients must NOT have uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, serious ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements - No known interstitial fibrosis or interstitial lung disease - No prior treatment with crizotinib or another ALK inhibitor - No ongoing cardiac dysrhythmias of grade >= 2 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version 4.0, uncontrolled atrial fibrillation (any grade), or corrected QT (QTc) interval > 470 msec - No use of medications, herbals, or foods that are known potent cytochrome P450, subfamily 3A, polypeptide 4 (CYP3A4) inhibitors or inducers, included but not limited to those outlined - Patients must be adequately recovered from surgery at the time of randomization - Patients must have completed any prior adjuvant chemotherapy or radiation therapy 2 or more weeks (6 or more weeks for mitomycin and nitrosoureas) prior to randomization and be adequately recovered at the time of randomization - Serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) =< 2.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) - Total serum bilirubin =< 1.5 x ULN - Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1500/mm^3 - Platelets >= 30,000/mm^3 - Hemoglobin >= 8.0 g/dL - Serum creatinine =< 2 x ULN - Patients must not have any history of locally advanced or metastatic cancer requiring systemic therapy within 5 years from randomization, with the exception of in-situ carcinomas and non-melanoma skin cancer; patients must have no previous primary lung cancer diagnosed concurrently or within the past 2 years - Patients may not be receiving any other investigational agents while on study

Nct ID Number

NCT02201992

Secondary Trial ID Number

E4512

Keywords

Treatment

More Information

clinicaltrials.gov

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