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    EudraCT Number:2007-000912-97
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:H3E-EW-S115
    National Competent Authority:Italy - Italian Medicines Agency
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-08-10
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2007-000912-97
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Phase II Trial of Pemetrexed in Second Line Advanced/Metastatic Osteosarcomas
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberH3E-EW-S115
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberND
    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 SponsorELI LILLY
    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.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. name ALIMTA
    D. of the Marketing Authorisation holderELI LILLY ITALIA SpA
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationItaly
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for 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 INNPemetrexed
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number500
    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. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D. 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
    Advanced/metastatic osteosarcomas
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10031294
    E.1.2Term Osteosarcoma metastatic
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To assess the antitumor activity of pemetrexed therapy, as measured by tumor response rate according to Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST; Protocol Attachment S115.5), in patients with advanced/metastatic osteosarcomas.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objectives of the study are as follows: To assess the following efficacy variables: &#61485; duration of response for responding patients &#61485; progression-free survival &#61485; time to treatment failure &#61485; overall survival time To examine the toxicity (evaluated with National Cancer Institute-Common Toxicity Criteria (NCI-CTC) version 3.0) and safety profile of study treatment. Correlation of disease outcome with pharmacogenomic analysis; MTAP gene deletion, FR&#945; and FPGS expression will be correlated with the clinical data to determine the association between these factors and clinical outcome to treatment.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Inclusion criteria: [1] Histological diagnosis of high grade locally advanced or metastatic osteosarcoma (World Health Organization (WHO) classification), not amenable to surgery, radiation, or combined modality therapy with curative intent. [2] One prior chemotherapy regimen for advanced disease; neo-adjuvant is not counted towards this requirement. Pemetrexed is considered as second line chemotherapy for advanced/metastatic disease. [3] At least one unidimensionally measurable lesion meeting Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST; Therasse et al. 2000; Protocol Attachment S115.5) criteria (at least 10 mm in longest diameter by spiral computerized tomography (CT) scan, or at least 20 mm by standard techniques). Positron emission tomography (PET) scans and ultrasounds may not be used. At least one measurable lesion outside of the field of any prior radiation therapy (according to RECIST criteria). Prior radiotherapy to a single index lesion is not allowed. Osseous lesions with soft tissue tumor at study entry (excluding completely calcified or necrosed lesion) are considered measurable lesions. [4] Have a performance status of 0, 1, or 2 on the Eastern Cooperative Oncology group (ECOG) scale (Protocol Attachment S115.3). [5] Adequate organ function including the following: Adequate bone marrow reserve: absolute neutrophil (segmented and bands) count (ANC) &#8805;1.0 x 109/L, platelets &#8805;100 x 109/L (in case of bone marrow disease: &#8805;75 x 109/L), and hemoglobin &#8805;9.0g/dL. Hepatic: bilirubin &#8804;1.5 times the upper limit of normal (&#61620; ULN), alkaline phosphatase (AP), aspartate transaminase (AST), and alanine transaminase (ALT) &#8804;3.0 &#61620; ULN (AP, AST, and ALT &#8804;5 &#61620; ULN is acceptable if the liver has tumor involvement). Renal: calculated creatinine clearance (CrCl) &#8805;45 mL/min based on the standard Cockcroft and Gault formula (Protocol Attachment S115.4). [6] Estimated life expectancy of at least 12 weeks. [7] Patient compliance and geographic proximity that allow adequate follow-up. [8] Prior radiation therapy allowed to <25% of the bone marrow. Prior radiotherapy must be completed at least 4 weeks before study enrollment. Patients must have recovered from the acute toxic effects of the treatment prior to study enrollment. [9] Patients must sign an informed consent document. [10] Patients must be at least 18 years of age. [11] Fully recovered from any previous surgery and prior chemotherapy (at least 4 weeks since major surgery or prior myelosuppressive chemotherapy). With the exception of alopecia, patients must have resolution of all acute toxic effects of any prior surgery or chemotherapy to NCI-CTC (Version 3.0) grade &#8804; 1. [12] For women: Must be surgically sterile, post-menopausal, or compliant with a medically approved contraceptive regimen (for example, intrauterine device [IUD], birth control pills, or barrier device) during and for 6 months after the treatment period; must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test within 7 days before study enrollment and must not be breast-feeding. For men: Must be surgically sterile, or compliant with a contraceptive regimen during and for 6 months after the treatment period.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Exclusion criteria: [13] Have received treatment within the last 30 days with a drug that has not received regulatory approval for any indication at the time of study entry. [14] Have previously completed or withdrawn from this study or any other study investigating pemetrexed. [15] Inability to comply with protocol or study procedures. [16] Have a serious concomitant systemic disorder (e.g. active infection including Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)) that, in the opinion of the investigator, would compromise the patient’s safety or the patient’s ability to adhere to the protocol. [17] Have a serious cardiac condition, such as myocardial infarction within 6 months, angina, or heart disease, as defined by the New York Heart Association Class III or IV (Protocol Attachment S115.6). [18] Have a concurrent serious infection. [19] Have a psychiatric disorder that prevents patients from providing informed consent or following protocol instructions. No other severe medical illness, including psychosis and previous history of severe cardiovascular disease. [20] Have a prior malignancy other than osteosarcoma, carcinoma in situ of the cervix, or nonmelanoma skin cancer, unless that prior malignancy was diagnosed and definitively treated at least 5 years previously with no subsequent evidence of recurrence. Patients with a history of low grade (Gleason score &#61603;6) localized prostate cancer will be eligible even if diagnosed less than 5 years previously. [21] Have central nervous system (CNS) metastases (unless the patient has completed successful local therapy for CNS metastases and has been off corticosteroids for at least 4 weeks before starting study therapy). A screening CT or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) before enrollment in the absence of a clinical suspicion of brain metastases is not required. [22] Presence of clinically detectable (by physical exam) third-space fluid collections, for example, ascites or pleural effusions that can not be controlled by drainage or other procedures prior to study entry. [23] Significant weight loss (that is &#61619;20%) over the previous 6 weeks before study entry. [24] Concurrent administration of any other antitumor therapy. [25] Inability to discontinue administration of aspirin at a dose >1.3 g/day or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents for 2 days before, the day of, and 2 days after the dose of pemetrexed (5 days prior for long-acting agents such as piroxicam). [26] Inability or unwillingness to take folic acid or vitamin B12 supplementation. [27] Inability to take corticosteroids. [28] Pregnant or breast-feeding. [29] Have had a recent (within 30 days of study treatment) or concurrent yellow fever vaccination.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Response rate with RECIST criteria
    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 No
    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 Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Information not present in EudraCT
    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. 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 No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    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 No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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
    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 months4
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months7
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    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) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    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 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 2007-08-10. 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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state7
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 32
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 32
    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 Decision2007-08-21
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-06-20
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2010-07-21
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