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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00518895




Registration number
NCT00518895
Ethics application status
Date submitted
14/08/2007
Date registered
21/08/2007
Date last updated
7/11/2011

Titles & IDs
Public title
Trial of Dacarbazine With or Without Genasense in Advanced Melanoma
Scientific title
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind Study of Dacarbazine With or Without Genasense in Chemotherapy-naive Subjects With Advanced Melanoma and Low LDH (The AGENDA Trial)
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GM307
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AGENDA
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
AGENDA
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Melanoma 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Cancer 0 0 0 0
Malignant melanoma

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - dacarbazine plus Genasense
Treatment: Drugs - dacarbazine plus placebo

Experimental: A - Dacarbazine with Genasense

Active Comparator: B - Dacarbazine with placebo


Treatment: Drugs: dacarbazine plus Genasense
Protocol therapy will be administered in 21-day cycles for up to 8 cycles. Subjects in the dacarbazine plus Genasense group will receive Genasense 7 mg/kg/day by continuous intravenous infusion beginning on Day 1 and continuing for 5 days (120 hours) plus dacarbazine 1000 mg/m2 as a 60-minute intravenous infusion immediately following the conclusion of the Genasense infusion. Subjects who are responding or have stable disease after 8 cycles of therapy may, at the Investigator's discretion, continue that same therapy for up to 8 additional cycles.

Treatment: Drugs: dacarbazine plus placebo
Protocol therapy will be administered in 21-day cycles for up to 8 cycles. Subjects in the dacarbazine plus placebo group will receive placebo (that is, locally available commercial 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection) by continuous intravenous infusion beginning on Day 1 and continuing for 5 days (120 hours) plus dacarbazine 1000 mg/m2 as a 60-minute intravenous infusion immediately following the conclusion of the placebo infusion. Subjects who are responding or have stable disease after 8 cycles of therapy may, at the Investigator's discretion, continue that same therapy for up to 8 additional cycles.

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Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
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Progression-free survival and overall survival
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Every 42 days from date of randomization during protocol therapy
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Response rate, durable response rate, duration of response, safety
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Response and progression every 42 days from date of randomization during protocol therapy

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Histologically confirmed diagnosis of melanoma

- Progressive disease that is not surgically resectable, or metastatic Stage IV

- Low-normal LDH, defined as = 0.8 times the upper limit of normal

- No prior chemotherapy

- Measurable disease

- ECOG performance status = 1

- At least 4 weeks and recovery from effects of major prior surgery or other therapy,
including immunotherapy, radiation therapy, or cytokine, biologic or vaccine therapy

- Prior immunotherapy allowed

- Adequate organ function
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- Prior cytotoxic chemotherapy, including regional perfusion, or prior Genasense
treatment

- Primary ocular or mucosal melanoma

- Bone-only metastatic disease

- History or presence of brain metastasis or leptomeningeal disease

- Significant medical disease other than cancer

- Organ allograft

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
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Randomised controlled trial
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Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s
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Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
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Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
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Actual
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Actual
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Recruitment in Australia
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NSW
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Sydney Cancer Center, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital - Camperdown
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Calvary Mater Newcastle - Newcastle
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Westmead Hospital - Westmead
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2050 - Camperdown
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- Newcastle
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- Westmead
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Alabama
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Lyon
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Lubeck
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Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Genta Incorporated
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Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
This study is being performed to prospectively determine whether dacarbazine plus Genasense
is significantly better than dacarbazine plus placebo in chemotherapy-naive patients with
advanced melanoma and low baseline LDH (LDH less than or equal to 0.8 times the upper limit
of normal). LDH is a biomarker strongly associated with improved outcomes in a recent trial
of dacarbazine plus Genasense.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00518895
Trial related presentations / publications
Bedikian AY, Agarwala SS, Gilles E, Itri L, Kay R, Garbe C. The AGENDA Study: A randomized, double-blind study of Genasense plus dacarbazine (DTIC) in chemotherapy-naïve subjects with advanced melanoma and low LDH. Pigment Cell Res. 2007;20:538 [Abstract T-26].
Bedikian AY, Millward M, Pehamberger H, Conry R, Gore M, Trefzer U, Pavlick AC, DeConti R, Hersh EM, Hersey P, Kirkwood JM, Haluska FG; Oblimersen Melanoma Study Group. Bcl-2 antisense (oblimersen sodium) plus dacarbazine in patients with advanced melanoma: the Oblimersen Melanoma Study Group. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Oct 10;24(29):4738-45. Epub 2006 Sep 11.
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