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    EudraCT Number:2018-001447-31
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:2018/2706
    National Competent Authority:France - ANSM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2018-08-03
    Trial results
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedFrance - ANSM
    A.2EudraCT number2018-001447-31
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Phase II trial of nivolumab for pediatric and adult relapsing/refractory ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma, for evaluation of response in patients with progressive disease (Cohort 1) or as consolidative immunotherapy in patients in complete remission after relapse (Cohort 2)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Nivolumab for pediatric and adult relapsing/refractory ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma in patients with progressive disease or in patients in complete remission after relapse
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number2018/2706
    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 SponsorGustave Roussy
    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 supportBMS
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportImagine for Margo
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationGustave Roussy
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointCRA
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street Address114, rue Edouard Vaillant
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityVillejuif
    B.5.3.3Post code94800
    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 nameNivolumab
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INNNivolumab
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameNIVOLUMAB
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB122750
    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 No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    D. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product No
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D. 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) Yes
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Yes
    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
    Relapsing/Refractory ALK+ Anaplastic Large cell Lymphoma
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cancer [C04]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Cohort 1: estimate the efficacy of nivolumab treatment in patients with relapsed/refractory ALK+ ALCL in terms of best objective response within the first 24 weeks
    Cohort 2: estimate the efficacy of nivolumab treatment as consolidative immunotherapy after CR in patients with relapsed/refractory ALK+ ALCL in terms of progression-free survival
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • Cohort 1: estimate the efficacy of nivolumab, in terms of
    - time to response (CR or PR) to nivolumab treatment
    - response duration in patients who achieve PR/CR
    - progression-free survival (PFS)
    - overall survival (OS)
    - evolution of Minimal Residual Disease (MRD; quantitative PCR)

    • Cohort 2: estimate the nivolumab efficacy in terms of
    - OS in the full Cohort 2
    - PFS and OS in the subgroup of Cohort 2 patients having received less than 12 months of ALK inhibitor or brentuximab
    - evolution of MRD levels by quantitative PCR in patients with positive MRD at inclusion

    Safety (in cohorts 1 and 2):
    • Assess the short- and long-term safety of the treatment with nivolumab

    Biology (in cohorts 1 and 2):
    • Monitor the systemic immune effects of nivolumab
    • Study the associations between biomarkers (on tumour cells, microenvironment, blood, and bone marrow) and nivolumab efficacy
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    I-1. Histologically confirmed evidence of relapsed/refractory ALK+ ALCL. If biopsy could not be performed, relapsed/refractory status should be confirmed by molecular analysis whenever possible (increase of MRD quantitative PCR at 2 consecutive measures qualifying for a significant increase according to the same reference laboratory, with clinical signs and symptoms suggestive of progressing disease). In this case, relapsed/refractory status must be reviewed and confirmed by the international coordinating investigator.
    I-2. Age at inclusion > 6 months
    I-3. No washout needed, but patients must have recovered from acute toxic effects of all prior therapy before enrollment into the study. A short course of steroids is allowed at the beginning of Nivolumab if it is clinical indicated
    I-4. Adequate organ function:
    - Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥750/μL in patients without bone marrow involvement and ≥500/μL in patients with bone marrow involvement (unsupported)
    - Platelet count ≥75,000/μL in patients without bone marrow involvement and 50 000 in patients with bone marrow involvement (unsupported)
    - Hemoglobin ≥8.0 g/dL (transfusion is allowed)
    - Serum creatinine ≤1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
    - Total bilirubin ≤1.5 x ULN in patients without liver involvement and < 2.5 ULN in patients with liver involvment
    - Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)/serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT) ≤3 x ULN in patients without liver involvement and < 5 ULN in patients with liver involvment
    - Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)/serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase/SGOT ≤3 x ULN in patients without liver involvement and < 5 ULN in patients with liver involvment
    I-5. Performance status: Karnofsky performance status (for patients >12 years of age) or Lansky Play score (for patients ≤12 years of age) ≥ 40%.
    I-6. Able to comply with the scheduled disease management (treatment and follow-up), and with the management of toxicity
    I-7. Females of childbearing potential must have a negative serum β-HCG pregnancy test within 24 hours prior to initiation of treatment. Sexually active women of childbearing potential must agree to use acceptable and appropriate contraception during the study and for at least 5 months after the last study treatment administration. Sexually active males patients must agree to use condom during the study and for at least 7 months after the last study treatment administration. Acceptable contraception is listed in Appendix 5.
    I-8. Written informed consent from parents/legal representative, patient, and age-appropriate assent before any study-specific screening procedures are conducted according to local, regional or national guidelines.
    I-9. Patient affiliated to a social security regimen or beneficiary of the same according to local requirements.
    I-10. Patients will prior allogeneic HSCT may be included if clinically indicated (see non-inclusion criteria regarding prior allogeneic HSCT). In this case, study inclusion must be confirmed by the international coordinating investigator.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    E-1. Patients with prior allogeneic HSCT less than 3 months before study inclusion
    E-2. Patients with prior allogeneic HSCT and any active graft versus host disease (GVHD) and/or any prior grade 3 or 4 GVHD according to International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry (ITBMR)
    E-3. Previous organ transplantation
    E-4. Significant hemophagocytosis in bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, or liver must be discussed with the Coordinating Sponsor before inclusion
    E-5. Presence of any ≥ CTCAE grade 2 treatment-related toxicity with the exception of alopecia, fatigue and peripheral neuropathy.
    E-6. History or evidence of severe uncontrolled illness that contra-indicates use of an investigational drug, or places the patient at unacceptable risk from treatment complications
    E-7. History or evidence of severe acute or chronic infection unless fully healed at least four weeks prior to screening
    E-8. Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
    E-9. Positive test for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBV sAg) or hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (HCV antibody) indicating acute or chronic infection.
    E-10. History or evidence of any auto-immune disease. Subjects with vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, residual hypothyroidism due to autoimmune condition only requiring hormone replacement, psoriasis not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger are permitted to enroll.
    E-11. Subjects with another pathology requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study drug administration. Inhaled or topical steroids, and adrenal replacement doses > 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents are permitted in the absence of active autoimmune disease.
    E-12. Known hypersensitivity to any component of the products (study drug or ingredients)
    E-13. Concurrent administration of any other antitumor therapy
    E-14. Clinically significant, uncontrolled heart disease (including history of any cardiac arrhythmias, e.g., ventricular, supraventricular, nodal arrhythmias, or conduction abnormality within 12 months of screening).
    E-15. Vaccinated with live attenuated vaccines within 4 weeks of the first dose of the study drug
    E-16. Pregnant or breast-feeding female patient
    E-17. Patient under guardianship or deprived of his liberty by a judicial or administrative decision, patients under safeguards of justice or incapable of giving its consent, patients undergoing psychiatric care under duress
    E-18. Participation in another clinical study with an investigational product during the study

    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Cohort 1: Best objective response rate (CR+PR)

    Cohort 2: PFS

    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Cohort 1: Best objective response rate (CR+PR) within the first 24 weeks

    Cohort 2: 3-year PFS.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Cohort 1
    • Time between the first dose of treatment and the confirmed CR/PR
    • Duration of response (CR/PR)
    • Best objective response rate (CR+PR)
    • Progression-free survival (PFS)
    • Overall survival
    • Minimal Residual Disease blood level at various time-points
    Cohort 2
    • Overall survival
    • PFS and OS in the subgroup of patients having received less than 12 months of ALK inhibitor or brentuximab
    • Minimal Residual Disease blood level at various time-points

    Safety in cohorts 1 and 2:
    • Acute toxicity (NCI-CTCAE v5) during induction treatment, during maintenance treatment, and one month after the end of treatment
    • Long-term toxicity

    Biology in cohorts 1 and 2:
    • Anti-ALK antibody blood level at various time-points
    • Biomarkers on tumor and its microenvironment, blood and bone marrow, including PDL1 and PDL2 expression, and tumor infiltrating lymphocytes and leucocytes populations/cytokines, at different time points.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    5 years
    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. 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 Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.2Open Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.3Single blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.4Double blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.6Cross over Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.7Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    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 EEA20
    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
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years8
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years8
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 43
    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) Yes
    F. of subjects for this age range: 2
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Yes
    F. of subjects for this age range: 9
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F. of subjects for this age range: 17
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 15
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    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 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 Yes
    F. of subjects incapable of giving consent
    This study includes minor subjects who can only be enrolled with the
    consent of the subject's legally acceptable representative.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state20
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 43
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 43
    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)
    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 Decision2018-08-02
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-07-03
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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