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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2005-001139-31
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:STS 2005 14
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-01-09
    Trial 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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2005-001139-31
    A.3Full title of the trial
    European Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Group protocol for Localized Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas 2005
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    EpSSG NRSTS
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberSTS 2005 14
    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 SponsorResearch and Development Directorate, University Hospitals of Leicester NMS Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    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.2.1.1.1Trade name Doxorubicin
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameDoxorubicin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Intravenous infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNDoxorubicin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 23214-92-8
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number2
    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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeSynthetic chemical
    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.2.1.1.1Trade name Ifosfamide
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameIfosfamide
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Injection*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNIfosfamide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 3778-73-2
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number80
    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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeSynthetic chemical
    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
    Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma.

    The so called “non-rhabdomyosarcoma” soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTS) account for about 3-4% of paediatric cancers and constitute a very heterogeneous group of tumours with a variety of histotypes with different origins, biology and natural history, some of which are more common in adults.
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    First objective of the study is to make uniform the treatment of NRSTS patients in Europe.
    Patients will be treated with a risk-adapted multidisciplinary treatment approach.

    In particular, the protocol aims to investigate, as main objectives:

    • the survival rates (event-free survival EFS and overall survival OS) and the pattern of treatment failure in patients with synovial sarcoma and adult-type sarcomas
    • the role of an ifosfamide-doxorubicin regimen in improving the response rate in patients with unresectable (measurable disease) synovial sarcoma and adult-type sarcomas
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary objectives will be:

    • the prospective evaluation of clinical/pathological prognostic factors, in particular: a) the radiological and pathological response to neo-adjuvant treatment, b) the tumour grade, assessed according to the POG and the FNCLCC, and to the new prospective EpSSG grading system
    • the impact of the omission of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with low-risk synovial sarcoma (IRS group I, tumour smaller than 5 cm)
    • the role of adjuvant chemotherapy in IRS group I-II, G3, size > 5 cm adult-type STS patients in improving the metastases-free survival (MRS) and the OS

    Moreover, the study aims to improve the biological studies and samples collection of these malignancies.

    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Eligibility criteria for the prospective non-randomized historically-controlled trial are the following:

     A pathologically proven diagnosis of synovial sarcoma and adult-type soft tissue sarcomas

     No evidence of metastatic lesions

     Age less than 21 years (20 years and 364 days) of age

     No previous treatment except for primary surgery

     For patients who require adjuvant chemotherapy according to protocol guidelines, no more than a 8 week-interval between the diagnostic surgical approach and the start of chemotherapy

     For patients who require adjuvant chemotherapy according to protocol guidelines, no pre-existing illness preventing treatment (in particular renal function must be equivalent to grade 0-1 nephrotoxicity, no prior history of cardiac disease and normal shortening fraction [> 28%] and ejection fraction [> 47%])

     No previous malignancy
    Patients with post-irradiation soft part sarcomas could be registered and treated according to the protocol guidelines, but they will be analysed separately

     Diagnostic material available for pathology review

     Available for long term follow up through the treatment centre

     Written informed consent for treatment available.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Absence of any of the above
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The objectives of the study are:
    • Event free survival (EFS), measured as time from histological diagnosis (first surgical approach – biopsy or resection – that leads to histological diagnosis) up to an event. Event is defined as: death for all reasons, progression of a residual tumour, relapse following previous complete remission, appearance of a new tumour. Patients without an event at the end of the study or lost to follow up will be censored at the date of last observation.
    • Local relapse free survival (LRFS), measured as time from histological diagnosis up to local progression or local relapse. Patients without local failure at the end of the study or lost to follow up will be censored at the date of last observation.
    • Metastases free survival (MFS), measured as time from histological diagnosis up to appearance of metastasis. Patients without metastasis at the end of the study or lost to follow up will be censored at the date of last observation.
    • Overall survival (OS), measured as time from histological diagnosis up to death for all reasons. Patients still alive at the end of the study or lost to follow up will be censored at the date of last observation.
    • Response rate in according to classification criteria reported in chapter 16. Complete response, very good partial response, partial response, minor partial response and stable disease will be considered responses in this study.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis Yes
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others No
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.3Single blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.4Double blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.6Cross over Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.7Other Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    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
    Accrual of 250 patients European wide - expected within 5 years, then a 3 year follow-up period.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years5
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years5
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Yes
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Yes
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Yes
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    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 For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2006-01-09. Yes
    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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    Children under age 18
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 250
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 250
    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 Decision2006-01-27
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2005-09-26
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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