Pembrolizumab Plus Epacadostat Alone or With Platinum-based Chemotherapy Versus Pembrolizumab Plus Platinum-based Chemotherapy Plus Placebo in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (KEYNOTE-715-02/ECHO-306)

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab plus epacadostat alone or with platinum-based chemotherapy versus pembrolizumab plus platinum-based chemotherapy plus placebo as first-line therapy in participants with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically or cytologically confirmed diagnosis of stage IV NSCLC without epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-sensitizing mutation, ROS1 and/or anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) translocation
  • Measurable disease based on RECIST 1.1
  • Life expectancy of at least 3 months.
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1.
  • Adequate organ function per protocol-defined criteria.
  • Provide tumor tissue sample.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known untreated central nervous system metastases and/or carcinomatous meningitis
  • History of (non-infectious) pneumonitis that required systemic steroids or current pneumonitis/interstitial lung disease.
  • Symptomatic ascites or pleural effusion.
  • Known history of an additional malignancy, except if the participant has undergone potentially curative therapy with no evidence of that disease recurrence for 5 years since initiation of that therapy.
  • Active autoimmune disease that has required systemic treatment in past 2 years.
  • Has had an allogeneic tissue/solid organ transplant.
  • Has a known history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV testing is not required unless mandated by the local health authority.
  • Has known history of or is positive for active Hepatitis B (HBsAg reactive) or has active Hepatitis C (HCV RNA). Note: Testing must be performed to determine eligibility.
  • History or presence of an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) that, in the Investigator's opinion, is clinically meaningful.
  • Use of protocol-defined prior/concomitant therapy.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Julian Molina, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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