This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition urothelial carcinoma
Treatments gemcitabine, cisplatin, ipilimumab
Phase phase 2
Target CTLA-4
Sponsor Hoosier Cancer Research Network
Collaborator Bristol-Myers Squibb
Start date January 2012
End date August 2017
Trial size 36 participants
Trial identifier NCT01524991, GU10-148


Gemcitabine plus cisplatin is standard treatment for advanced urothelial cancer. Ipilimumab has shown intriguing activity as neoadjuvant therapy in patients with clinically localized bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy. The combination of gemcitabine, cisplatin, plus ipilimumab may build on the chemosensitivity of urothelial carcinoma to produce more durable responses and improved outcomes.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Primary purpose treatment
Masking no masking
Gemcitabine 1000 mg/m2 Days 1 & 8 Cisplatin 70 mg/m2 Day 1 Ipilimumab 10 mg/kg Day 1 (start cycle 3)
Gemcitabine 1000 mg/m2 Days 1 & 8 (all cycles)
Cisplatin 70 mg/m2 Day 1 (all cycles)
Ipilimumab 10 mg/kg Day 1 (start cycle 3)

Primary Outcomes

One-Year Overall Survival
time frame: 12 months

Secondary Outcomes

Progression-Free Survival
time frame: 12 months
Best Overall Response Rate
time frame: 12 months
Number of Adverse Events Experienced by Patients
time frame: 12 months

Eligibility Criteria

All participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Histological or cytological proof of urothelial carcinoma of the urethra, bladder, ureters, or renal pelvis. - Advanced (clinical stage T4b, unresectable) or metastatic disease. - Prior radiation therapy is allowed to < 25% of the bone marrow. - Age > 18 years at the time of consent. - Written informed consent and HIPAA authorization for release of personal health information. - Females must not be pregnant or breastfeeding. - WOCBP must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test (minimum sensitivity 25 IU/L or equivalent units of HCG) within 72 hours before the start of ipilimumab. - Men of fathering potential must be using an adequate method of contraception to avoid conception throughout the study [and for up to 26 weeks after the last dose of investigational product] in such a manner that the risk of pregnancy is minimized. - Prior Autoimmune disease: Patients with a history of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease, are excluded from this study, as are patients with a history of symptomatic disease (eg, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic progressive sclerosis [scleroderma], systemic lupus erythematosus, autoimmune vasculitis [eg, Wegener's Granulomatosis]); motor neuropathy considered of autoimmune origin (e.g. Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis). Patients with other immune disorders should not be enrolled without discussion with the principal investigator. Exclusion Criteria: - No active CNS metastases. Subjects with neurological symptoms must undergo a head CT scan or brain MRI to exclude brain metastasis. - No prior malignancy is allowed except for cancers that have been definitively treated with a risk of recurrence of < 30% based on the treating oncologists assessment. - Patients may not have received prior systemic chemotherapy for metastatic/advanced urothelial carcinoma. Prior neoadjuvant/adjuvant therapy is permitted if completed ≥ 12 months prior to registration for protocol therapy. Prior intravesical therapy is permitted. - No treatment with any investigational agent within 30 days prior to registration for protocol therapy. - No underlying medical or psychiatric condition, which in the opinion of the investigator will make the administration of ipilimumab hazardous or obscure the interpretation of AEs, such as a condition associated with frequent diarrhea. - No non-oncology vaccine therapy used for prevention of infectious diseases (for up to 1 month before or after any dose of ipilimumab). - No history of prior treatment with ipilimumab or prior CD137 agonist or CTLA 4 inhibitor or agonist. - No known active or chronic infection with HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C. - No clinically significant infections as judged by the treating investigator. - No chronic systemic corticosteroids (defined as the equivalent of prednisone ≥ 20 mg PO daily for > 6 months during the past year)

Additional Information

Official title Phase II Trial of Gemcitabine, Cisplatin, Plus Ipilimumab as First-line Treatment for Patients With Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: Hoosier Cancer Research Network GU10-148
Description OUTLINE: This is a multi-center study Gemcitabine 1000 mg/m2 Days 1 & 8 Cisplatin 70 mg/m2 Day 1 Ipilimumab 10 mg/kg Day 1 (start cycle 3) Treatment during the induction phase will be administered in six 21-day cycles. During cycles 1 and 2, gemcitabine plus cisplatin will be administered WITHOUT ipilimumab. During cycles 3-6, combination therapy with gemcitabine, cisplatin, plus ipilimumab will be administered. Patients without evidence of disease progression (by irRC) after completion cycle 6 will continue single-agent ipilimumab maintenance every 3 months. Karnofsky performance status (KPS) ≥ 80% within 14 days prior to registration for protocol therapy. Life Expectancy: Not Specified Hematopoietic: - White blood cell count (WBC) ≥ 3.5K/mm3 - Hemoglobin (Hgb) ≥ 9 g/dL - Platelets ≥ 100K/mm3 - Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥ 1.5k/mm3 Hepatic: - Bilirubin ≤ 1.5 times x Upper Limit of Normal (ULN) (except patients with Gilbert's Syndrome, who must have a total bilirubin less than 3.0 mg/dL) - Aspartate aminotransferase (AST, SGOT) ≤ 2.5 x ULN. NOTE: If the patient has liver metastases present, then ≤ 5 x ULN Renal: - Calculated creatinine clearance of ≥ 55 cc/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula Cardiovascular: Not Specified
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in March 2017.
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