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    EudraCT Number:2008-004429-41
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:BAY 43-9006 / 12007
    National Competent Authority:Finland - Fimea
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-12-17
    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 ConcernedFinland - Fimea
    A.2EudraCT number2008-004429-41
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Double-Blind, Randomized Phase II Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Sorafenib Compared to Placebo in Ovarian Epithelial Cancer or Primary Peritoneal Cancer Patients who have achieved a Complete Clinical Response after Standard Platinum/Taxane Containing Chemotherapy
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberBAY 43-9006 / 12007
    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 SponsorBayer Healthcare AG, D-51368 Leverkusen, Germany
    B.1.3.4CountryFrance
    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.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 NEXAVAR
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBayer Healthcare AG
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    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 INNsorafenib
    D.3.9.1CAS number 284461-73-0
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeBAY-43-9006
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number400
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboFilm-coated tablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    The study population will include patients with FIGO stage III or IV ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal cancer who have had extensive debulkment surgery and who have achieved a clinical complete response (disappearance of all clinical and radiological evidence of tumor) after one regimen of standard platinum/taxane-based chemotherapy for whom treatment with sorafenib is considered medically acceptable.
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10033163
    E.1.2Term Ovarian epithelial cancer stage III
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10033164
    E.1.2Term Ovarian epithelial cancer stage IV
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10052171
    E.1.2Term Peritoneal carcinoma
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10052171
    E.1.2Term Peritoneal carcinoma
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of sorafenib compared to placebo in Ovarian Epithelial Cancer or Primary Peritoneal Cancer patients who have achieved a complete clinical response after standard platinum/taxane containing chemotherapy.

    The primary objective is to compare the treatment groups in terms of progression free survival (PFS) which in this setting is based on time to CT-documented relapse.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objectives include the time to first pathologic CA125 serum levels (needs to be confirmed with a second measurement within 2 weeks), the overall survival (OS), the ovarian cancer symptom response, the general health status and the safety.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Patients must be able and willing to sign a written informed consent. A signed informed consent must be appropriately obtained prior to any study specific procedures.
    • Age ≥18 years.
    • Histologically confirmed FIGO stage III or IV ovarian epithelial cancer or primary peritoneal cancer at presentation. Patients must have achieved a clinical complete response (disappearance of all clinical and radiological evidence of tumor) after only one regimen (4-6 cycles) of platinum and taxane-based standard chemotherapy received after tumor debulkment. No previous chemotherapy can be administered except for the one regimen for ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer.
    • Normal serum CA125 level within 7 days of first dose of sorafenib.
    • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1.
    • All scans used to document complete response must be done within 30 days prior to randomization.
    • Patients must be able to swallow and retain oral medication.
    • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
    • Adequate bone marrow, liver and renal function as assessed by the following laboratory requirements to be conducted within 7 days prior to screening:
    - Hemoglobin ≥8.5 g/dl
    - Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥1,500/mm3
    - Platelet count ≥ 75,000/µl
    - Total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 times the upper limit of normal
    - Alanine transaminase (ALT) and Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≤ 2.5 x upper limit of normal
    - Alkaline phosphatase ≤ 4 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
    - Prothrombin time (PT)/international normalized ratio (INR) and partial thromboplastin time (PTT) < 1.5 x ULN
    - Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 x ULN.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Patients with any residual cancer tissue after the completion of chemotherapy detectable by standard CT or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
    • Prior local radiotherapy, neoadjuvant chemotherapy or intraperitoneal chemotherapy for any current or prior diagnosis of ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer.
    • Histologic subtypes of ovarian cancer other than epithelial (i.e. sarcoma, lymphoma, germ cell).
    • Major surgery, open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury within 30 days prior to randomization.
    • Non-healing wound, ulcer, or bone fracture.
    • Evidence or history of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy.
    • Clinically significant cardiac disease including congestive heart failure > class II New York Heart Association (NYHA), unstable angina (angina symptoms at rest), new-onset angina (begun within the last 3 months) or myocardial infarction within the past 6 months prior to randomization.
    • Cardiac ventricular arrhythmias requiring anti-arrhythmic therapy or uncontrolled hypertension (systolic blood pressure > 150 mmHg or diastolic pressure > 90 mmHg) despite optimal medical management.
    • Thrombotic or embolic venous or arterial events, such as a cerebrovascular accident, including transient ischemic attacks and pulmonary embolism within the past 6 months.
    • Hemorrhage/bleeding event ≥ NCI-Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) Grade 3 within 30 days of randomization.
    • Infection > NCI-CTCAE Grade 2.
    • Known human immunodeficiency virus infection or infection with hepatitis B or C.
    • Previous or concurrent cancer that is distinct in primary site or histology from ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer within 5 years prior to randomization EXCEPT cervical cancer in situ, treated basal cell carcinoma and superficial bladder tumors [Ta (Non invasive tumor), Tis (Carcinoma in situ) and T1 (Tumor invades lamina propria)].
    • Known or suspected allergy to sorafenib or hypersensitivity to sorafenib or any agent given in the course of this trial.
    • Patients with seizure disorder requiring medication (such as steroids or anti-epileptics).
    • Patients undergoing renal dialysis.
    • Substance abuse, medical, psychological or social conditions that may interfere with the patient’s participation in the study or evaluation of the study results.
    • Unresolved toxicity (i.e. neurotoxicity) attributed to the required chemotherapy higher than NCI-CTCAE (version 3) Grade 2 (excluding cases of alopecia).
    • Patients unable to swallow oral medications.
    • Any malabsorption condition.
    • Any condition that is unstable or could jeopardize the safety of the patient and their compliance in the study.
    • Known brain metastasis. Patients with unexplained neurological symptoms will undergo a CT scan/MRI of the brain to exclude brain metastasis.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary efficacy endpoint is Progression-Free Survival (PFS), which is defined as the time from randomization to tumor progression (radiological or clinical, whichever is earlier) or death (for those who die prior to documented progression). Patients alive without documented progression at the time of analysis will be censored at their last date of tumor evaluation.
    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 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) 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 No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    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 Yes
    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 concerned2
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA40
    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 years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months3
    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 months3
    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 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 state30
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 170
    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 Decision2009-01-26
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-02-05
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2012-12-12
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