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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2008-004874-42
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:TRAFO001
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-12-12
    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 ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2008-004874-42
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Evaluation of predictive Factors for the Effectivity of Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy -
    Offene, prospektive, multizentrische Phase IV-Studie zur Untersuchung des Einflusses von pharmakogenetischen Markern auf die Wirksamkeit und Nebenwirkungsrate bei postmenopausalen, steroidhormonrezeptorpositiven Mammakarzinomspatientinnen, die mit Letrozol behandelt werden.
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    PreFace
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberTRAFO001
    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 SponsorInstitut für Frauengesundheit GmbH
    B.1.3.4CountryGermany
    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 Femara
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharma GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameFemara
    D.3.2Product code Letrozole
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNLETROZOLE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 112809515
    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) 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeanti-endocrine therapy (aromatase inhibitor)
    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
    The study examines the influence of pharmacogenetic markers on the efficacy and side effects in postmenopausal, steroid hormone positive breast cancer patients, who are treated with Letrozol. The patients are eligible if a new treatment with letrozole is planed.
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10006187
    E.1.2Term Breast cancer
    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
    •Disease free survival in association with tested genotypes (whole genome scan)
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    •Overall survival in association with tested genotypes (whole genome scan)
    •Quality of life in association with tested genotypes (whole genome scan)´
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    •Health economy in the use of aromatase inhibitors (subprotocol A)

    •Identification of genetic susceptibility markers for hormonal receptor positive breast cancer (subprotocol B)
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    •Indication for adjvuant antihormonal treatment of breast cancer
    •Age ≥ 18 years
    •Histological proven hormonal receptor positive breast cancer
    •No evidence of distant breast cancer disease
    •Patient must be postmenopausal
    •Postmenopausal is defined as one of the following criteria
    •Age above 55 years
    •Age ≤55 years, but no spontaneous menstruation since 12 months
    •Age ≤55 years and postmenopausal gonadotropin levels (luteinizing Hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone >40 IU/L)
    •Bilateral Oophorectomy
    •Life expectancy greater than 12 months
    •ECOG performance Status of at least 0, 1 or 2.
    •Patients should be able to be compliant to the study procedures
    •Signed informed consent
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Patients who have no indication for an aromatase inhibitor or have a known hypersensitivity to letrozole
    •Prior treatment with letrozole other aromatase inhibitors
    •Evidence of distant metastastatic breast cancer disease
    •Unstable or serious co-existing medical condition, including potentially serious infection that would make the patient inappropriate for study participation, or any serious medical or psychiatric disorder that would interfere with the patient’s safety or informed consent. (No specific tests are required for confirmation of egilibility)
    •Other concurrent malignant disease with the exception of cone-biopsied in situ carcinoma of the cervix uteri, or adequately treated basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, or other curable cancers e.g. Hodgkin’s disease or non-Hodgkin-lymphoma, provided 5 years have elapsed from completion of therapy, and there has been no recurrence
    •Patients with unstable angina, or uncontrolled cardiac disease (e.g. Class III and IV New York Heart Association’s Functional Classification) or uncontrolled endocrine disorders.
    •Instabiler Diabetes mellitus
    •Other antihormonal investigational or non-investigational drugs within the past 30 days and the concomitant use of investigational or non-investigational drugs except trastuzumab in the adjuvant treatment of HER2 positive breast cancer
    •Male patients
    •Psychological, familial, sociological, or geographical conditions that do not permit compliance with the protocol.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary end point of the study is the collection and analysis of biomaterials (tumour tissue, DNA, serum) of patients with an endocrine-responsive breast cancer to evaluate predictive markers by examination of_
    - genomic DNA,
    - gene expresssion (RNA),
    - proteins.
    The knowledge about further predictive marker shall help to optimize the treatment with aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer patients.
    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 Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic Yes
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    quality of life, compliance
    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 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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned90
    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
    End of trial is 60 months after the last inclusion of the last patient.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    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 state3500
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 3500
    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)
    Surveillance in accordance to the national guidelines of the German Cancer society with documentation of relapse and metastases.
    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 Decision2009-01-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-02-06
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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