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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2004-002395-41
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:309100
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2004-10-06
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2004-002395-41
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Phase II study of MS-275, a histone deacetylase inhibitor, comparing 2 dosage schedules in patients with metastatic melanoma
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    MS-275 proof of concept in melanoma
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number309100
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorSchering AG
    B.1.3.4CountryGermany
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product namen. a.
    D.3.2Product code MS-275
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNnot available
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeMS-275
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameHDAC Inhibitor
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product namen. a.
    D.3.2Product code MS-275
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNnot available
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeMS-275
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameHDAC Inhibitor
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Metastatic malignant melanoma
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To evaluate the efficacy of 2 different dosing schedules of MS-275 in patients with metastatic melanoma
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To evaluate the safety of MS-275 in patients with metastatic melanoma

    To assess the pharmacokinetic profile of MS-275 in patients with metastatic melanoma

    Optional substudies:

    To assess the pharmacogenomic effects of MS-275 (participating sites and consenting patients only)

    To assess the pharmacogenetic basis for response to MS-275 (participating sites and consenting patients only)
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) Histologically confirmed nonresectable metastatic melanoma Stage III or IV (per American Joint Committee on Cancer/2002 criteria),
    2) At least one and no more than two previous systemic therapies for metastatic melanoma (excluding prior systemic therapy given for lymph node metastasis as preoperative neoadjuvant and/or postoperative adjuvant therapy),
    3) Presence of at least one lesion fulfilling the minimum RECIST size requirements for a target lesion (>=20 mm with conventional techniques or >=10 mm with spiral CT scan),

    4) Able to undergo either contrast-enhanced CT scan or contrast-enhanced MRI scan for tumor assessment.
    5) Lack of response to or progression after most recent systemic therapy for metastatic melanoma,
    6) Life expectancy greater than 3 months,
    7) Age >= 18 years,
    8) Adequate organ and bone marrow functions as defined below:
    -- Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >=1500/µl,
    -- Platelets >=100,000/µl,
    -- Creatinine <=1.5 x ULN or measured creatinine clearance of >=60 ml/min x 1.73 m2 BSA,
    -- Total bilirubin <=1.5 times upper limit of normal,
    -- AST (SGOT) 2/2ALT (SGPT) <=2.5 times upper limit of normal,
    9) All AEs from prior anticancer therapy have resolved to 2Grade 1,
    10) Able to swallow and retain intact investigational drug tablets,
    11) Willingness and ability to return to the treatment center for follow-up as outlined in the protocol,
    12) Have a negative serum pregnancy test within 2 weeks prior to receiving the first dose of study drug in female patients of childbearing potential. Agreement to use adequate method of contraception throughout the study period for sexually active males and females of childbearing potential,
    13) Able to provide informed consent,
    14) Able to complete all protocol requirements,
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Pregnancy, breast feeding,
    2) Diagnosis of uveal melanoma,
    3) Known history of HIV infection,
    4) ECOG performance status >= 2,
    5) Active malignancy in the 5 years prior to enrollment other than non-uveal melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, or cervical carcinoma in situ,
    6) Ongoing effects from previous investigational drug studies or concomitant participation in other investigational drug studies
    7) Prior use of MS-275 or any other HDAC inhibitor,
    8) History of allergic reactions attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to MS-275,
    9) Known or suspected brain metastases,
    10) Anticancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, vaccines, immunotherapy, and hormone therapy) delivered within 4 weeks prior to the 1st dose of study drug, and 2 weeks prior for palliative “spot” radiotherapy to bone metastases),
    11) Active gastrointestinal conditions (e.g., gastric resection, colitis, or prior intestinal surgery) that might predispose for poor drug absorption,
    12) Major surgery (including but not limited to thoracic, abdominal, pelvic, or ophthalmologic surgery, neurosurgery, and large joint surgery such as knee or hip procedures) within 4 weeks prior to enrollment,
    13) Concomitant use of corticosteroids (except when administered for refractory nausea/vomiting) or valproic acid,
    14) Uncontrolled intercurrent illness—including but not limited to—ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, unstable cardiac arrhythmia, seizure disorder, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements,
    15) Hypophosphatemia < 2.5 mg/dl (0.8 mmol/l) at screening, if not corrected in the screening period
    16) Medical, psychiatric or other conditions that compromise the patient's ability to understand the patient information, to give informed consent, to comply with the trial protocol, or to complete the study
    17) Prior enrollment into this study.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Overall tumor response rate defined as the proportion of patients with a best tumor response of PR or CR within the first 6 cycles of treatment.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response Yes
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Pharmacogenetic, pharmacogenomics
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    two dosing regimens
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    Last visit of last subject
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state100
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 100
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2004-12-03
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2004-12-02
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2006-07-27
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