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MLN8237, an Aurora A Kinase Inhibitor w/ Weekly Paclitaxel (C14008).
Randomized Phase 2 Study of MLN8237, an Aurora A Kinase Inhibitor, Plus Weekly Paclitaxel or Weekly Paclitaxel Alone in Patients With Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer, Preceded by a Phase 1 Portion in Patients With Ovarian or Breast Cancer
Status Conditions Phase Study ID
Closed Ovarian Carcinoma
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Peritoneal Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Phase I NCT01091428

This is an open-label, multicenter study with a nonrandomized Phase 1 portion and an open-label, randomized, Phase 2 portion evaluating MLN8237 in combination with weekly paclitaxel in adult female patients with advanced breast cancer (Phase 1 portion only) and recurrent ovarian cancer (both Phase 1 and Phase 2 portions).

Barbara A. Goff, MD
SCCA Phase 1 Program Office 206-288-7551 Refer Patient
Eligibility Criteria (must meet the following to participate in this study)
Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Each patient must meet all of the following inclusion criteria to be enrolled in the study:

  • Female patients 18 years or older
  • Previously treated, metastatic or locally recurrent malignancy with 1 of the following diagnoses, which has been confirmed histologically or cytologically: adenocarcinoma of the breast (Phase 1 only), recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal carcinoma (Phase 1 and 2).
  • Patients with breast cancer must have received treatment with at least 1 but no more than 4 prior chemotherapy regimens not including regimens received in the neoadjuvant and/or adjuvant setting
  • Patients with breast cancer must have measurable disease per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1
  • No antineoplastic therapy or radiotherapy within 3 weeks before enrollment (2 weeks for regimens with recovery expected within 7 to 14 days) and recovered from toxicities of prior therapy (except alopecia); the patient must have recovered from all treatment-related toxicities and must have evidence of PD or persistent disease
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1
  • Adequate bone marrow, liver and renal function, and serum albumin > lower limit of normal (LLN)
  • Postmenopausal at least 1 year, OR Surgically sterile, OR If childbearing potential, agree to 2 effective methods of nonhormonal contraception, or agree to completely abstain from heterosexual intercourse
  • Able to provide written informed consent
  • Willing to comply with scheduled visits, treatment plan, laboratory tests and other trial procedures
  • Suitable venous access

Specific Inclusion Criteria for Patients with Recurrent Ovarian, Fallopian Tube or Peritoneal Cancer:

  • Prior treatments must have included a platinum and a taxane (not a weekly taxane regimen). Disease must have recurred ≤ 12 months after discontinuation of platinum therapy.
  • Measurable disease in target lesions or assessable disease (defined by CA-125 per protocol)
  • Disease that has progressed per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) version 1.1 or modified Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG) CA-125 criteria
Last Updated
May 25, 2012
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