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GSK 2132231A Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With Resected Melanoma

Phase 3
18 Years
Open (Enrolling)

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Trial Information

GSK 2132231A Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With Resected Melanoma

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Inclusion Criteria:

- Written informed consent signed.

- Male or female patient with histologically proven stage IIIB or IIIC cutaneous
melanoma presenting with macroscopic lymph node involvement suitable for surgery.

- The patient must have been surgically rendered free of disease before the

- Patient is ≥ 18 years old at the time of signing the informed consent form.

- The patient's lymph node tumor shows expression of the MAGE-A3 gene.

- The patient has fully recovered from surgery.

- ECOG performance status of 0 or 1 at the time of randomization.

- The patient must have adequate organ functions as assessed by standard laboratory

- If the patient is female, she must be of non-childbearing potential, or practice
adequate contraception.

- In the opinion of the investigator, the patient can and will comply with all the
requirements of the protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

- The patient suffers from a mucosal or ocular melanoma.

- The patient has or has had any history of in-transit metastases

- The patient has been treated or is scheduled to be treated with an adjuvant
anticancer therapy after the surgery that qualifies the patient for inclusion in the
present trial.

- The patient requires concomitant chronic treatment with systemic corticosteroids or
any other immunosuppressive agents.

- Use of any investigational or non-registered product (drug or vaccine) other than the
study treatment.

- The patient has a history of autoimmune disease.

- The patient has a family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency.

- The patient is known to be positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or has
another confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition.

- History of allergic disease or reactions likely to be exacerbated by any component of
the treatments.

- The patient has psychiatric or addictive disorders that may compromise his/her
ability to give informed consent or to comply with the trial procedures.

- The patient has concurrent severe medical problems, unrelated to the malignancy, that
would significantly limit full compliance with the study or expose the patient to
unacceptable risk.

- The patient has previous or concomitant malignancies at other sites, except
effectively treated non-melanoma skin cancers or carcinoma in situ of the cervix or
effectively treated malignancy that has been in remission for over 5 years and is
highly likely to have been cured.

- The patient has an uncontrolled bleeding disorder.

- For female patients: the patient is pregnant or lactating.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Disease Free Survival

Outcome Time Frame:

Once the pre-defined number of events is reached

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

GSK Clinical Trials

Investigator Role:

Study Director

Investigator Affiliation:



United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2008

Completion Date:

October 2016

Related Keywords:

  • Melanoma
  • Tumor antigen
  • Immunotherapeutic
  • Adjuvant cancer therapy
  • Melanoma
  • ASCI
  • Melanoma



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