A Phase I/II Trial of VB-111 and Paclitaxel for Recurrent Platinum-Resistant Müllerian Cancer
Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer
Study Type
Study Phase
Phase 1/Phase 2
Study Design
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: Paclitaxel
Type: Drug
Overall Status
This is a prospective, open label, dose escalating, Phase I/II study, measuring mainly the safety and tolerability of the combination of intravenous administration of VB-111 and paclitaxel in patients with platinum resistant ovarian cancer.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients aged > 18

- Histologically confirmed epithelial ovarian, peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancer, and uterine papillary serous carcinomas (UPSC), and gynecologic malignant mixed müllerian tumors (MMMTs).

- Must have had prior platinum or platinum based therapy.

- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) status 0-1.

- Platinum resistant or refractory disease within 6 months of completing or while receiving a platinum and taxane containing regimen

- Measurable disease

- Adequate bone marrow and hematological function.

- Must have recovered from acute toxicity from prior treatment

- Prior treatment with an anti-angiogenic agent is not an exclusion criterion.

- No prior GI perforation, or GI obstruction or involvement of the bowel on imaging

- Known hypersensitivity to Cremophor EL. However, participants are eligible if they have had a prior paclitaxel reaction, but subsequently tolerated the drug at rechallenge.

- No patients receiving other investigational therapy for the past 30 days before dosing.

Exclusion Criteria:

- More than 3 prior lines of chemotherapy for recurrent cancer.

- History of other active malignancy, other than superficial basal cell and superficial squamous cell, or carcinoma in situ of the cervix within last 2 years.

- Life expectancy of less than 3 months

- CTC Grade 1 or greater neuropathy (motor or sensory) from comorbidity other than prior taxane exposure, such as diabetes.

- Inadequately controlled hypertension or prior history of hypertensive crisis or hypertensive encephalopathy.

- New York Heart Association (NYHA) Grade II or greater congestive heart failure.

- History of myocardial infarction or unstable angina within 6 months prior to study Day 1.

- History of stroke or transient ischemic attack within 6 months prior to Day 1.

- Known CNS disease, except for treated brain metastasis

- Significant vascular disease (e.g., aortic aneurysm, requiring surgical repair or recent peripheral arterial thrombosis) within 6 months prior to Day 1.

- History of hemoptysis (1/2 teaspoon of bright red blood per episode) within 1 month prior to Day 1.

- Evidence of bleeding diathesis or significant coagulopathy (in the absence of therapeutic anticoagulation).
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Richard Penson, MD - 617-726-5867
Start Date
November 2012
Vascular Biogenics Ltd. operating as VBL Therapeutics
Vascular Biogenics Ltd. operating as VBL Therapeutics
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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