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Recruitment status No longer recruiting
Unique ID issued by UMIN UMIN000019674
Receipt No. R000022733
Scientific Title An Open Label Phase II Biomarker Study of Nivolumab the anti-PD-1 antibody in Japanese Subjects with pretreated non-small cell lung cancer.
Date of disclosure of the study information 2015/11/20
Last modified on 2021/05/11

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Basic information
Public title An Open Label Phase II Biomarker Study of Nivolumab the anti-PD-1 antibody in Japanese Subjects with pretreated non-small cell lung cancer.
Acronym Nivolution
Scientific Title An Open Label Phase II Biomarker Study of Nivolumab the anti-PD-1 antibody in Japanese Subjects with pretreated non-small cell lung cancer.
Scientific Title:Acronym Nivolution

Condition Pretreated Non-small cell lung cancer
Classification by specialty
Pneumology Hematology and clinical oncology
Classification by malignancy Malignancy
Genomic information YES

Narrative objectives1 To evaluate the biomarker for efficacy of nivolumab for pretreated NSCLC patients.
Basic objectives2 Others
Basic objectives -Others Evaluation of biomarker
Trial characteristics_1 Exploratory
Trial characteristics_2 Explanatory
Developmental phase Phase II

Primary outcomes Evaluation of the relationship between the biomarker candidate and 6 months PFS rate.
Key secondary outcomes

Study type Interventional

Study design
Basic design Single arm
Randomization Non-randomized
Randomization unit
Blinding Open -no one is blinded
Control Uncontrolled
Dynamic allocation
Institution consideration

No. of arms 1
Purpose of intervention Treatment
Type of intervention
Interventions/Control_1 biweekly 3mg/kg nivolumab treatment

Age-lower limit
20 years-old <=
Age-upper limit

Not applicable
Gender Male and Female
Key inclusion criteria 1)Histologically proven diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer.
2)Disease recurrence or progression during/after one prior chemotherapy regimen (including EGFR-TKI and ALK-TKI) for advanced or metastatic disease
3)Able to collect blood samples and tumor tissues before treatment.
4)Men and women above 20 years of age
5)Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status below 2
6)Evaluable disease, or measurable disease as assessed by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1 criteria
7)Adequate bone marrow function (hemoglobin above; 9.0 mg/dL; platelets above; 100 x 109/L; WBC above 2.0 X 109/L ANC above; 1.5 X 109/L without the use of hematopoietic growth factors)
8)Adequate renal function (creatinine below; 1.5 X ULN [upper limit of normal]).
9)Adequate hepatic function (total bilirubin below; 1.5 X ULN for the institution; AST [aspartate transaminase] and ALT [alanine transaminase] below; 3.0 X ULN).
10)Able to understand and give written informed consent and comply with study procedures.
Key exclusion criteria Subjects with untreated symptomatic CNS metastases are excluded. 2 Symptomatic carcinomatous meningitis 3 Subjects with active, known or suspected autoimmune disease. Subjects with type I diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism 4 Subjects with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of randomization 5 Prior therapy with antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways 6 Subjects with interstitial lung disease 7 Treatment with any investigational agent within 14 days of first administration of study treatment 8 Known history of stroke or cerebrovascular accident within 6 months prior to the enrollment 9 Subjects with known infection with HIV or AIDS
10 Positive test for hepatitis B virus antigen or hepatitis C virus indicating acute or chronic infection 11 Any evidence of serious active infections. 12 Cancer directed therapy within 28 days of the first dose of nivolumab. 13 Major surgery within 28 days prior to the first dose of nivolumab.14 Uncontrolled or severe cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarct or unstable angina within 6 months prior to study treatment, NYHA Class II or greater congestive heart failure, serious arrhythmias requiring medication for treatment, clinically significant pericardial disease, or cardiac amyloidosis.15 Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including symptomatic congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements. 16 Subjects with previous malignancies are excluded unless a complete remission was achieved at least 2 years prior to study entry and no additional therapy is required or anticipated to be required during the study period.17 Women who are pregnant or breast feeding.
Target sample size 50

Research contact person
Name of lead principal investigator
1st name Kazuhiko
Middle name
Last name Nakagawa
Organization Kindai University
Division name Medical Oncology
Zip code 5898511
Address Ohnohigashi 377-2, Osaka-sayama
TEL 072-366-0221

Public contact
Name of contact person
1st name Hidetoshi
Middle name
Last name Hayashi
Organization Kindai university, Faculty of Medicine
Division name Department of Medical Oncology
Zip code 5898511
Address Ohnohigashi 377-2, Osaka-sayama
TEL 072-366-0221
Homepage URL

Institute Kindai university, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology

Funding Source
Category of Funding Organization Profit organization
Nationality of Funding Organization

Other related organizations
Name of secondary funder(s)

IRB Contact (For public release)
Organization Kindai University IRB
Address 377-2, Ohno-higashi
Tel 0723660221

Secondary IDs
Secondary IDs NO
Study ID_1
Org. issuing International ID_1
Study ID_2
Org. issuing International ID_2


Other administrative information
Date of disclosure of the study information
2015 Year 11 Month 20 Day

Related information
URL releasing protocol
Publication of results Partially published

URL related to results and publications
Number of participants that the trial has enrolled 52
Results date posted
Results Delayed
Delay expected
Results Delay Reason Delay of analysis
Date of the first journal publication of results
Baseline Characteristics
Participant flow
Adverse events
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Recruitment status No longer recruiting
Date of protocol fixation
2015 Year 10 Month 26 Day
Date of IRB
2015 Year 09 Month 15 Day
Anticipated trial start date
2015 Year 12 Month 14 Day
Last follow-up date
2017 Year 06 Month 30 Day
Date of closure to data entry
Date trial data considered complete
Date analysis concluded

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Registered date
2015 Year 11 Month 06 Day
Last modified on
2021 Year 05 Month 11 Day

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