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A Phase 2 Study of Bevacizumab With Abraxane in Patients With Recurrent, Platinum-Resistant Primary Epithelial Ovarian or Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

Phase 2
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

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Trial Information

A Phase 2 Study of Bevacizumab With Abraxane in Patients With Recurrent, Platinum-Resistant Primary Epithelial Ovarian or Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

Inclusion Criteria:

- Measurable disease by CT or MRI.

- At least 1 "target lesion" to be used to assess response as defined by GOG RECIST

- ECOG performance status of 0 or 1.

- Patient provides voluntary written informed consent.

- At least 18 years of age.

- Negative serum pregnancy test.

- Recovered from any recent surgery for at least 30 days and is free of active

- Received the following prior therapy at time of enrollment:

- Must have had 1 prior platinum-based chemotherapeutic regimen containing carboplatin,
cisplatin or organoplatinum. Initial therapy may have included high-dose therapy,
consolidation, or extended therapy. Patient should be defined as recurrent or
progression of disease within 6 months of last platinum chemotherapy.

- May have had 1 additional cytotoxic or non-cytotoxic chemotherapy regimen.

- Must have adequate hematologic and hepatic function.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Previously received bevacizumab.

- History of other invasive malignancy with the exception of nonmelanoma skin cancer.

- ECOG performance status of 2, 3, or 4.

- Current, recent (within 4 weeks of the first infusion of this study), or planned
participation in an experimental drug study other than a Genentech-sponsored
bevacizumab cancer study. Patient must be bevacizumab naïve.

- Blood pressure of >150/100 mm Hg on antihypertensive medications.

- Prior history of hypertensive crisis or hypertensive encephalopathy.

- Diagnosed with unstable angina per NYHA or Grade 2 or greater congestive heart

- History of myocardial infarction within 6 months of enrollment.

- History of stroke or transient ischemic attack within 6 months prior to study

- Clinically significant vascular disease (e.g., aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection)or
symptomatic peripheral vascular disease.

- Bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy.

- Presence of CNS or brain metastases.

- Pre-existing peripheral neuropathy of Grade ≥ 2.

- A major surgical procedure, open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury within 28
days prior to study enrollment or anticipation of need for major surgical procedure
during the course of the study.

- A partial or complete small or large bowel obstruction demonstrated radiologically
within 3 months prior to study enrollment.

- Core biopsy or other minor surgical procedure, excluding placement of a vascular
access device, within 7 days prior to study enrollment.

- Positive pregnancy test or is lactating.

- History of abdominal fistula, GI perforation, or intra-abdominal abscess within 6
months prior to study enrollment.

- Serious, non-healing wound, ulcer, or bone fracture.

- Serious intercurrent medical or psychiatric illness, including serious active

- Inability to comply with study and/or follow-up procedures.

- Life expectancy of less than 12 weeks.

- Proteinuria at screening as demonstrated by either:

- Urine protein:creatinine (UPC) ratio ≥ 1.0 at screening OR

- Urine dipstick for proteinuria ≥ 2+ (patients discovered to have ≥2+ proteinuria on
dipstick urinalysis at baseline should undergo a 24 hour urine collection and must
demonstrate ≤ 1g of protein in 24 hours to be eligible).

- Known hypersensitivity to any component of bevacizumab.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

6-month Progression-Free Rate

Outcome Description:

Progression-free rate is defined as the percentage of participants with no progression event at 6 months after starting study treatment. An event for this endpoint was defined as a progression-free survival event occurring earlier than six months, or discontinuation of treatment earlier than six months for any other reason. Progression is defined per RECIST criteria v1.0 as a measurable increase in the smallest diameter of any target lesion, progression of existing non-target lesions, or the appearance of 1 or more new lesions.

Outcome Time Frame:

6 months after initiation of study treatment

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

The West Clinic


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

January 2007

Completion Date:

February 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
  • Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial



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