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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2008-001679-31
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:GEM017
    National Competent Authority:Hungary - National Institute of Pharmacy
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-10-06
    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 ConcernedHungary - National Institute of Pharmacy
    A.2EudraCT number2008-001679-31
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Phase I Followed by a Randomized, Phase II Study of Carboplatin and Etoposide with or without Obatoclax Administered Every 3 Weeks to Patients with Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (ES-SCLC)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberGEM017
    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 SponsorCephalon, Inc.
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    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 supportCephalon In,c.
    B.4.2CountryUnited States
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationCephalon, Inc.
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street Address41 Moores Road
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityFrazer
    B.5.3.3Post codePA 19355
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited States
    B.5.4Telephone number+1610727 6219
    B.5.5Fax number+1610738 6642
    B.5.6E-mailfvairinh@cephalon.com
    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 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 nameObatoclax mesylate
    D.3.2Product code GX15-070MS
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder and solvent for solution 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 INNObatoclax mesylate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 803712-79-0
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeGX15-070MS
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number30
    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.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.2.5The 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 nameEtoposide
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form
    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.3.9.1CAS number 117091642
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameETOPOSIDE PHOSPHATE
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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.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 Yes
    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 nameCarboplatin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Concentrate for solution 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 INNCARBOPLATIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 41575944
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    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
    Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (ES-SCLC)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10041068
    E.1.2Term Small cell lung cancer extensive stage
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029104 - Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Phase I:
    Determine the recommended Phase II dose of obatoclax administered as a 3-hour infusion on 3 consecutive days and, in a separate obatoclax dose escalation, as a 72-hour infusion, every 21 days in combination with carboplatin and etoposide

    Phase II:
    Compare the overall response rate of the 2 treatment arms
    • Carboplatin, etoposide, and obatoclax as a 3-hour infusion on 3 consecutive days
    • Carboplatin and etoposide alone
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Phase I:
    Characterize the safety profile of obatoclax, administered as a 3-hour infusion on 3 consecutive days and as a 72-hour infusion, in combination with carboplatin and etoposide

    Phase II:
    • Compare the progression-free survival (PFS) of the 2 treatment arms
    • Compare the complete response (CR) rates of the 2 treatment arms
    • Compare the overall survival (OS) of the 2 treatment arms
    • Compare the safety profile of the 2 treatment arms
    • Compare changes in pulmonary function tests (PFTs) from baseline across the 2 treatment arms
    • Evaluate pharmacodynamic markers in the 2 treatment arms
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Phase I:
    (a) Pathological or cytological confirmation of SCLC;
    (b) ES-SCLC;
    (c) Measurable disease using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) with at least one lesion ≥2.0 cm using conventional technique or ≥1.0 cm with spiral computed tomography (CT) scan in a single dimension;
    (d) No previous chemotherapy;
    (e) Age ≥18 years;
    (f) Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status ≤1;
    (g) Normal organ function defined as: absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥1500/mm3, platelets ≥100,000/mm3, total bilirubin ≤ upper limit of normal (ULN) or total bilirubin ≤ 3.0 if liver metastases are present, alanine aminotransferase (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase) (ALT [SGPT]) ≤2.5 x ULN or ALT/SGPT ≤ 5 x ULN if liver metastases are present, and creatinine within normal institutional limits or calculated creatinine clearance ≥50 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients with creatinine levels above institutional normal;
    (h) Negative serum or urine pregnancy test result prior to study entry. Women of child-bearing potential and men with partners of child-bearing potential must use a highly effective method of birth control as defined as those which result in a low failure rate (i.e. less than 1% per year) when used consistently and correctly such as implants, injectables, combined oral contraceptives, some IUDs, sexual abstinence or vasectomized partner;
    (i) Ability to understand and willingness to sign a written informed consent form.

    Phase II:
    (a) Pathological or cytological confirmation of SCLC;
    (b) ES-SCLC;
    (c) Measurable disease using RECIST criteria with at least one lesion ≥2.0 cm using conventional technique or ≥1.0 cm with spiral CT scan in a single dimension;
    (d) No previous chemotherapy;
    (e) Age ≥18 years;
    (f) ECOG Performance Status ≤2;
    (g) Normal organ function defined as: ANC ≥1500/mm3, platelets ≥100,000/mm3, total bilirubin ≤ULN or total bilirubin ≤ 3.0 if liver metastases are present, ALT (SGPT) ≤2.5 x ULN or ALT/SGPT ≤ 5 x ULN if liver metastases are present, and creatinine within normal institutional limits or calculated creatinine clearance ≥50 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients with creatinine levels above institutional normal;
    (h) Negative serum or urine pregnancy test result prior to study entry. Women of child-bearing potential and men with partners of child-bearing potential must use a highly effective method of birth control as defined as those which result in a low failure rate (i.e. less than 1% per year) when used consistently and correctly such as implants, injectables, combined oral contraceptives, some IUDs, sexual abstinence or vasectomized partner;
    (i) Ability to understand and willingness to sign a written informed consent form.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Phase I and II:
    (a) Other investigational or commercial agents or therapies administered with the intent to treat the patient’s malignancy;
    (b) History of allergic reactions attributed to components of the obatoclax formulation (Polysorbate 20 and PEG 300);
    (c) History of seizure disorders unrelated to SCLC brain metastases, or presence of symptomatic brain metastases;
    (d) Uncontrolled, intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, symptomatic neurological illness; active, uncontrolled systemic infection considered opportunistic, life-threatening, or clinically significant at the time of treatment; symptomatic congestive heart failure; unstable angina pectoris; clinically significant cardiac arrhythmia; significant pulmonary disease or hypoxia; or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements;
    (e) Pregnant women and women who are breast feeding;
    (f) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients receiving combination anti-retroviral therapy.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Phase I:
    to establish the MTD of obatoclax when given as either a 3-hour or 72-hour continuous infusion in combination with carboplatin and etoposide

    Phase II:
    The primary analysis of efficacy will be conducted on the rate of overall response (CR and PR) as determined by investigators. Additional, secondary efficacy analyses will be performed on the rate of profression-free survival, on CR, on OS, on the safety profiles of the 2 treatment arms, and on the pharmacodynamic markers evaluated during the trial.
    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 No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response Yes
    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) Yes
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other Yes
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    dose escalation and combination therapy
    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 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) Yes
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned10
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA30
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    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
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years1
    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 years2
    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.1.3Elderly (>=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 2008-10-06. 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 state15
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 80
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 196
    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)
    details provided in the protocol
    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 Decision2009-02-05
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-01-28
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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