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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2005-004420-39
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:05-10
    National Competent Authority:Belgium - FPS Health-DGM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-07-28
    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 ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2005-004420-39
    A.3Full title of the trial
    An Open Label Phase II Multicentre Clinical Trial of Single Agent VELCADE (Bortezomib) in Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Phase II Velcade Mesothelioma trial
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number05-10
    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 SponsorUniversity Hospital Gent
    B.1.3.4CountryBelgium
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Velcade
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderJanssen-Cilag International NV
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 nameBortezomib
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for solution for 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 INNBortezomib
    D.3.9.1CAS number 179324-69-7
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codePS 341
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameVelcade
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number3.5
    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 No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    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
    Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (in first line, and second line treatment settings)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10059518
    E.1.2Term Pleural mesothelioma malignant
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To assess the objective tumour response, measured as Complete Response (CR ) and Partial Response (PR) rates as determined using the modified RECIST criteria based on the baseline sum of the longest diameters of pleural thickening at three different levels.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    i) To measure progression free survival, and median overall survival rates (2 year survival, as follow up is capped at 2 years);
    ii) To assess safety and toxicity in this population;
    iii) To assess quality of life using the lung cancer symptom score (LCSS-meso).

    iv) Exploratory translational research
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) Histopathological evidence of MPM
    2) Performance status ECOG 0-2.
    3) Adequate haematological status:
    3a) Haemoglobin 10g/dl or greater.
    3b) White cell count 1 x 10(9)/L or greater, neutrophil count 1.5 x 10(9)/L or greater.
    4) Platelets 100 x 10(9) /L or greater.
    5) Adequate hepatic function (AST and ALT < 3 x upper limit of normal).
    6) Willing to give written informed consent to participate. Translational research will be dealt with by a separate informed consent form.
    7) Where possible, pleural effusions should be drained before treatment. For uncontrollable pleural effusions (recurrent despite regular drainage), talc or tetracycline pleurodesis may be offered as per standard practice.
    8) Male subject agrees to use an acceptable method of birth control for the duration of the study and contraception must be used by women of child bearing potential.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Any of the inclusion criteria are not met
    2) Enrollment in another clinical trial.
    3) The patient has a history of prior malignant tumour, unless the patient has been without evidence of disease for at least three years, or the tumour was a non-melanoma skin tumour or in-situ cervix carcinoma.
    4) Symptomatic or known Brain or leptomeningeal metastases.
    5) Uncontrolled or severe cardiovascular disease including myocardial infarction within 6 months of enrollment, New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class III or IV heart failure (Attachment 10, NYHA Classification of Cardiac Disease), uncontrolled angina, clinically significant pericardial disease, or cardiac amyloidosis.
    6) Patients may not have received more than 1 prior line of anti-neoplastic treatment for MPM.
    7) Prior exposure to VELCADE.
    8) Pregnant or breastfeeding.
    9) Neuropathy Grade 2.
    10) Preplanned surgery or procedures that would interfere with the conduct of the study.
    11) Receipt of extensive radiation therapy, systemic chemotherapy, or other anti-neoplastic therapy within 4 weeks before enrollment.
    12) Serious medical (e.g. uncontrolled diabetes, hepatic disease, infection,) or psychiatric illness likely to interfere with participation in this clinical study.
    13) Have received an experimental drug or used an experimental medical device within 4 weeks before the planned start of treatment. Concurrent participation in non-treatment studies is allowed, if it will not interfere with participation in this study. Concurrent participation in any treatment studies is not allowed.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Response rate. Continued accrual during the trial will be based upon the objective response rates in the first stage of the two-stage design for patients treated in the first or second line settings.
    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 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
    including translational research substudy
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    Simon's 2-Stage Optimal Design, in first and second-line setting
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned1
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA8
    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 No
    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
    End of trial: completion of all assessments at Week 20 of the study. Patients who have at least stable disease at week 20, may continue the treatment with single agent VELCADE using the same treatment visit schedule until progressive disease. The decision to continue or not is left at the discretion of the investigator. All subjects will be followed up for 2 year survival. A subject may voluntarily withdraw, or the Investigator may withdraw subjects from the trial at any time per ICH/GCP.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months5
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months5
    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 Yes
    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 2006-07-28. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    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 state10
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 136
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 136
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    No. of trial subjects to be included: 66 in the 1st line setting, and 70 in the 2nd line setting.

    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 Decision2006-08-01
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-09-20
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
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