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A Multicentre Phase 3 Trial Comparing Elotuzumab-Cyclophosphamide-Thalidomide-Dexamethasone (E-CTD) with Cyclophosphamide-Thalidomide-Dexamethasone (CTD) for the Treatment of Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM)

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Trial Information

Broad Health Condition Cancer

Specific Health ConditionMyeloma

Trial FocusTreatment

Recruitment Details

Recruitment status
Recruiting

Recruitment State
ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,WA,VIC

Hospital
The Alfred - Prahran
Austin Health - Austin Hospital - Heidelberg
The Canberra Hospital - Garran
The Tweed Hospital - Tweed Heads
The Royal Adelaide Hospital - Adelaide
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital - Tamworth
Calvary Mater Newcastle - Waratah

Postcode
3004 - Prahran
2485 - Tweed Heads
2340 - Tamworth
2298 - Waratah

Trial location outside Australia
New Zealand

Anticipated date of first participant enrolment24/10/2016

Phase of TrialPhase 3

Has the study received ethics approval?Further information iconApproved

Trial summary

PURPOSE
The primary purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of elotuzumab when combined with cyclophosphamide, thalidomide and dexamethasone (E-CTD) when compared to a standard cyclophosphamide, thalidomide and dexamethasone (CTD) triplet for the treatment of relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM)

WHO IS IT FOR?
You may be eligible to join this study if you are over 18 years, have been diagnosed with RRMM, have had between 1-3 prior lines of therapy (may include autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplant (induction followed by ASCT and maintenance is one line of therapy), and do not have central nervous system involvement with the disease.

STUDY DETAILS
Enrolled participants who meet the eligibility criteria at registration will be randomised in a 2:1 ratio with 2 patients randomised to the E-CTD arm for every 1 patient randomised to the CTD arm.  Treatment in both arms will include a combination of weekly intravenous infusions, and daily and weekly oral tablets.  Patients will receive treatment in 28 day cycles until disease progression, unacceptable toxicity, or withdrawal or consent.  Patients will be followed up every 4 weeks for MM response until disease progression, and then every 12 weeks for survival.  The trial duration is estimated at approximately 4.75 years.

OUTCOMES
It is hoped that the findings of this trial will determine whether the addition of elotuzumab to a standard cyclophosphamide, thalidomide and dexamethasone triplet will improve progression free survival in relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma patients

Eligibility

Key inclusion criteria

1. Male or female patients 18 years or older.
2. Voluntary written consent must be given before performance of any study related procedure not part of standard medical care, with the understanding that consent may be withdrawn by the patient at any time without prejudice to future medical care.
3. Female patients who:
- Are postmenopausal for at least 1 year before the screening visit, OR
- Are surgically sterile, OR
- If they are of childbearing potential, agree to practice 2 effective methods of contraception, at the same time, from the time of signing the informed consent form through 120 days after the last dose of study drug, OR
- Agree to practice true abstinence when this is in line with the preferred and usual lifestyle of the subject.  (Periodic abstinence [e.g. calendar, ovulation, symptothermal, post-ovulation methods] and withdrawal are not acceptable methods of contraception.)
4. Male patients, even if surgically sterilized (ie, status post-vasectomy), must agree to one of the following:
- Agree to practice effective barrier contraception during the entire study treatment period and through 120 days after the last dose of study drug, OR
- Agree to practice true abstinence when this is in line with the preferred and usual lifestyle of the subject.  (Periodic abstinence (e.g. calendar, ovulation, symptothermal, post-ovulation methods] and withdrawal are not acceptable methods of contraception.)
5. Patients must abide by thalidomide pregnancy prevention programme
6. Patients must have a diagnosis of a relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma as per IMWG criteria
7. Patients have had between 1-3 prior lines of therapy
- May include autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplant (induction followed by ASCT and maintenance is one line of therapy)
8. No contraindication to the use of any of the study drugs
9. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0, 1, or 2 
10. Patient must be greater or equal to 2 weeks from prior chemotherapy, radiotherapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy, major surgery or any other investigational anti-cancer therapy prior to the first dose of study drug
11. Patients must meet the following clinical laboratory criteria:
- Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) greater than or equal to 1,000/mm3 and platelet count greater than or equal to 75,000/mm3.  Subjects who fail screening due to neutropenia or anaemia will not be permitted to use growth factors to become eligible.  Platelet transfusions to help patients meet eligibility criteria are not allowed within 3 days before study enrolment. 
- Total bilirubin less than or equal to 1.5 x the upper limit of the normal range (ULN).
- Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) greater than or equal to 3 x ULN.
- Calculated creatinine clearance greater than or equal to 30 mL/min

Minimum age18 Years

GenderBoth males and females

Can Healthy volunteers participate? No

Key exclusion criteria

1. Known thalidomide refractory disease or intolerance
2. Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance or smouldering MM.
3. Patients with primary amyloidosis
4. Patients who have had a prior allogeneic transplantation that requires ongoing immunosuppressive therapy
5. Female patients who are lactating or have a positive serum pregnancy test during the screening period. 
6. Failure to have fully recovered (i.e. less than or equal to Grade 1 toxicity) from the reversible effects of prior chemotherapy.
7. Major surgery or radiotherapy within 14 days before enrolment.
8. Central nervous system involvement.
9. Infection requiring systemic antibiotic therapy or other serious infection within 14 days before study enrolment.
10. Patients who are either contraindicated or unwilling to receive anticoagulation therapy
11. Evidence of current uncontrolled cardiovascular conditions, including uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmias, New York Heart Association (NYHA) class 3 or 4 heart failure symptoms, unstable angina, or myocardial infarction within the past 6 months.
12. Known ongoing or active systemic infection, active hepatitis B or C virus infection, or known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive, other immunosuppressive therapy or autoimmune disease.
13. Any serious medical or psychiatric illness that could, in the investigator’s opinion, potentially interfere with the completion of treatment according to this protocol.
14. Known allergy to any of the study medications, their analogues, or excipients in the various formulations of any agent.
15. Known GI disease or GI procedure that could interfere with the oral absorption or tolerance of the oral study medications including difficulty swallowing.
16. Diagnosed or treated for another malignancy within 2 years before study enrolment or previously diagnosed with another malignancy and have any evidence of residual disease.  Patients with non-melanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of any type are not excluded if they have undergone complete resection.
17. Patient has greater than or equal to Grade 3 peripheral neuropathy, or Grade 2 with pain on clinical examination during the screening period.
18. Participation in other clinical trials for the treatment of multiple myeloma, including those with other investigational agents not included in this trial, within 30 days of the start of this trial and throughout the duration of this trial.
Contact details and further information

Sponsor Primary Sponsor Type: Other Collaborative groups
Primary Sponsor Name: Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG)
Primary Sponsor Address: Ground Floor, 35 Elizabeth Street North Richmond, VIC, 3121
Primary Sponsor Country: Australia

Trial IDACTRN12616001030460

Contact person for information and recruitmentMs
Delaine Smith
Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG) Ground Floor, 35 Elizabeth Street, North Richmond, VIC, 3121
+613 8373 9701
+613 9429 8277

Email contact Further information icondelaine.smith@allg.org.au

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