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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-003877-21
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CCR2973
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:GB - no longer in EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-05-28
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2007-003877-21
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Trial of Perioperative Endocrine Therapy - Individualising Care (POETIC)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Trial of Perioperative Endocrine Therapy - Individualising Care (POETIC)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    POETIC
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCCR2973
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberISRCTN63882543
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan No
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorInstitute of Cancer Research
    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 supportCancer Research UK
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationInstitute of Cancer Research
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointPOETIC Trial Manager
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressICR-CTSU, Institute of Cancer Research
    B.5.3.2Town/ citySutton
    B.5.3.3Post codeSM2 5NG
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number04402087224077
    B.5.5Fax number04402087224077
    B.5.6E-mailpoetic-icrctsu@icr.ac.uk
    B.Sponsor: 2
    B.1.1Name of SponsorThe Royal Marsden NHS Foundation 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 supportCancer Research UK
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationThe Institute of Cancer Research
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointPOETIC Trial Manager
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressICR-CTSU, Institute of Cancer Research
    B.5.3.2Town/ citySutton
    B.5.3.3Post codeSM2 5NG
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number04402087224077
    B.5.5Fax number04402087707876
    B.5.6E-mailpoetic-icrctsu@icr.ac.uk
    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 nameAnastrozole
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INNanastrozole
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    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 No
    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 Yes
    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 nameLetrozole
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INNletrozole
    D.3.9.1CAS number 112809-51-5
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number2.5
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    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 No
    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: 3
    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 No
    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 name3’-deoxy-3’-[18F]fluorothymidine
    D.3.2Product code FLT
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product Yes
    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 No
    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
    Post menopausal women with hormone (ER/PgR) receptor positive breast cancer
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Post menopausal women with hormone (ER/PgR) receptor positive breast cancer
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cancer [C04]
    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 determine whether perioperative endocrine therapy with an aromatase inhibitor (AI) for two weeks before and after surgery (perioperative therapy) followed by standard adjuvant therapy improves outcome compared with standard therapy alone in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer.

    To determine whether the proliferation marker Ki67 as measured by immunohistochemistry (IHC) in the excised cancer around 2 weeks after starting AI therapy will predict for relapse free survival (RFS) more effectively than the pre-treatment Ki67 value in the individual patient as suggested in a clinical pilot study.

    To determine whether molecular profiling 2 weeks after starting endocrine therapy predicts for long-term outcome in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer better than in untreated patients.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    None
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Hormone receptor positive breast cancer is defined as an Allred score of 3 or more, or a Histoscore of 2 or more, or more than 1% of positive cells for oestrogen receptor or progesterone receptor.

    1) Post menopausal women with core biopsy-proven hormone receptor positive invasive breast cancer. Postmenopausal is defined as a woman aged ≥50 years fulfilling any one of the following criteria:
    i) aged >50 years with amenorrhoea >12 months and an intact uterus;
    ii) has undergone a bilateral oophorectomy;
    iii) in women who have undergone a hysterectomy, then FSH levels within the postmenopausal range (utilising ranges from the testing laboratory facility) are required if the patient is aged <55 years; or
    iv) in women who have been on HRT within the last 12 months and therefore not amenorrhoeic, FSH levels within the postmenopausal range (utilising ranges from the testing laboratory facility) are required if the patient is aged <55 years.
    2) No evidence of metastatic spread by standard assessment according to local guidelines
    3) Standard adjuvant endocrine therapy indicated
    4) A palpable tumour of any size , or a tumour with an ultrasound size of at least 1.5cm
    5) WHO performance status of 0, 1, or 2
    6) Written informed consent to participate in the trial and to donation of tissue (fresh tissue and surplus tissue from diagnostic procedures) and blood samples.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Locally advanced/inoperable breast cancer
    2) Evidence of metastatic disease
    3) Previous invasive breast cancer or bilateral breast cancer (surgically treated DCIS or LCIS allowed)
    4) Concurrent use (defined as use within 4 weeks prior to baseline tissue sample being taken prior to entry) of HRT or any other oestrogen-containing medication (including vaginal oestrogens)
    5) Previous use of oestrogen implants at ANY time
    6) Prior endocrine therapy or chemotherapy for breast cancer
    7) Any invasive malignancy diagnosed within previous 5 years (other than basal cell carcinoma or cervical carcinoma in situ)
    8) Any severe co-incident medical disease, inability to give informed consent or unavailability for follow-up
    9) Treatment with an unlicensed or investigational drug within 4 weeks before randomisation
    10) Continuous long term systemic steroid usage
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Relapse free survival.


    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The primary clinical analysis will be conducted after a median follow-up of five years or sufficient events have been observed to satisfy the primary analysis as determined by the IDMC.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    • Time to local recurrence;
    • Time to distant recurrence;
    • Overall survival;
    • Breast cancer free survival;
    • Proliferation rate (Ki67) at baseline core biopsy, and at surgical excision (biological endpoint) ; and
    • Gene expression profile at core biopsy and at surgical excision.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The primary clinical analysis will be conducted after a median follow-up of five years or sufficient events have been observed to satisfy the primary analysis as determined by the IDMC.
    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 No
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    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) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    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
    Standard treatment
    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 concerned100
    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 Yes
    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
    For the purposes of Clinical Trial Authorisation (CTA) under the European Union Directive 2001/20/EC, the study is deemed to have ended 30 days after the last patient receives the last dose of the investigational medicinal product (IMP).
    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 months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    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.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 2000
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 2000
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male No
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    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 state4000
    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)
    All patients should be treated in accordance with local policy based on the national guidelines that prevail at the time.
    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 Decision2008-06-20
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-04-16
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusGB - no longer in EU/EEA
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