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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-001955-35
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:RG_11-054
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2011-11-14
    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 number2011-001955-35
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Single Arm Phase II trial assessing the safety, compliance with and activity of Bezafibrate and medroxyProgesterone acetate (BaP) as non-toxic therapy against myeloid and lymphoid cancers
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    A trial to assess the safety, feasibility and effectiveness of two drugs, Bezafibrate and medroxyProgesterone acetate (BaP) as non-toxic therapy against Acute Myeloblastic Leukaemia or high risk myelodysplasia (AML), B cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) and B cell Non Hodgkins Lymphoma (BNHL).
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    BaP
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberRG_11-054
    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 SponsorUniversity of Birmingham
    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 supportQueen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationUniversity of Birmingham
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointCRUK Clinical Trials Unit
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressSchool of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBirmingham
    B.5.3.3Post codeB15 2TT
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number01214143289
    B.5.5Fax number01214143700
    B.5.6E-mailBaP@trials.bham.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 nameBezafibrate
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNBezafibrate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 41859-67-0
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    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) 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 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 nameMedroxyprogesterone acetate
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNmedroxyprogesterone acetate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 71-58-9
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS2
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number200
    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.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
    Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) and B-cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (BNHL)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Two types of Leukaemia and one type of Lymphoma.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cancer [C04]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10029547
    E.1.2Term Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029104 - Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10000886
    E.1.2Term Acute myeloid leukemia
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029104 - Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10008976
    E.1.2Term Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    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
    The principal research question of this study is to determine if BaP given to patients with AML and MDS (RAEB2), CLL and BNHL is safe, feasible (i.e. compliance is reasonable) and has anti-cancer activity.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The study will also assess patient quality of life via validated quality of life questionnaire. The study will also register overall survival.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Patients must:
    o have one of the following diagnoses:
    - AML or high risk myelodysplasia (RAEB2 WHO criteria)
    - CLL
    - BNHL
    o be 18 years or older
    o have given written informed consent

    For AML and RAEB-2
    • Haemopoiesis must be impaired by the disease as judged by an abnormal FBC (International Working Group response criteria in myelodysplasia [2]) and, where there is doubt as to the cause of impaired haemopoiesis, there must be bone marrow aspirate evidence that impaired haemopoiesis is due to cancer involvement of the bone marrow.
    • Abnormal values are haemoglobin level less than 11 g/dL or RBC transfusion dependence, platelet count less than 100 x 109/L or platelet-transfusion dependence, absolute neutrophil count less than 1.0x 109/L. Pretreatment baseline measures of cytopenias are averages of at least 2 measurements (not influenced by transfusions, ie, no RBC transfusions for at least 1 week and no platelet transfusions for at least 3 days) over at least 1 week prior to therapy.

    For CLL and BNHL
    • Patients must have either measurable disease (tumour cells in blood at >5 x 109/L, or lymphadenopathy> 1cm) or bone marrow failure due to disease as stated above for MDS/AML.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Patient considered suitable for other forms of anti-cancer therapy (either accepted standard therapy or therapy in the context of a clinical trial) other than palliative corticosteroids or hydroxyurea
    • Patient has eGFR<40ml/min
    • Patient known to be allergic to trial drugs
    • Patient has received treatment with any investigational medicinal product within the previous 28 days
    • Patient unable to swallow orally administered medications
    • Patient has uncontrolled seizures
    • Patient has active infection requiring systemic antibiotics, antifungal or antiviral drugs
    • Patient has concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition (e.g. severe COPD, severe Parkinsons’s disease) or psychiatric condition
    • Women of child-bearing potential and men who have partners of child-bearing potential who are not willing to practise effective contraception for the duration of the study and for three months after the last study drug administration
    • Pregnant or lactating women. Pre-menopausal women of child bearing potential must have a negative urine or serum pregnancy test within 7 days prior to registration.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    • Safety: The number of grade 3 and 4 Adverse Reactions and Serious Adverse Reactions (SARs) attributable to the trial drugs

    • Patient compliance: Percentage of allocated treatment taken

    • Activity:
    o Haematological Response in the first 18 weeks of treatment
    o Clinical Response in the first 18 weeks of treatment

    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    When patients have been on treatment for 18 weeks.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Quality of Life
    Overall survival will also be registered.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Quality of life questionnaires completed at baseline will be compared to QoL questionnaires completed between week 7-11 and at week 18.
    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 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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    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 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 No
    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
    The end of trial will be 6 months from the last data capture. This will allow sufficient time for the completion of protocol procedures, data collection and data input.
    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 months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days4
    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 days4
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    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 No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    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 state60
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 60
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 60
    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)
    Patients may continue to receive BaP after 18 weeks of trial treatment, where there is objective response, at the discretion of their clinician. All BaP will be from standard hospital stock.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2011-12-30
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2012-02-15
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2014-08-31
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