A Phase III, Open-Label, Randomized Study of Atezolizumab (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) in Combination With Bevacizumab Versus Sunitinib in Patients With Untreated Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma


Condition: Renal Cell Carcinoma

Study Type: Interventional

Clinical Trials Identifier NCT 8-digits: NCT02420821

Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche

Phase: Phase 3

Eligibility:

  • Age: minimum 18 Years maximum N/A
  • Gender: All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Definitive diagnosis of unresectable locally advanced or metastatic RCC with clear-cell histology and/or a component of sarcomatoid carcinoma, with no prior treatment in the metastatic setting
  • Evaluable Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center risk score
  • Measurable disease, as defined by RECIST v1.1
  • Karnofsky performance status greater than or equal to 70%
  • Adequate hematologic and end-organ function prior to randomization Exclusion Criteria: Disease-Specific Exclusions:
  • Radiotherapy for RCC within 14 days prior to treatment
  • Active central nervous system disease
  • Uncontrolled pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, or ascites
  • Uncontrolled hypercalcemia
  • Any other malignancies within 5 years except for low-risk prostate cancer or those with negligible risk of metastasis or death General Medical Exclusions:
  • Life expectancy less than 12 weeks
  • Participation in another experimental drug study within 4 weeks prior to treatment
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Known hypersensitivity to any component of atezolizumab or other study medication
  • History of autoimmune disease except controlled, treated hypothyroidism or type I diabetes mellitus
  • History of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, organizing pneumonia, drug-induced pneumonitis, or idiopathic pneumonitis
  • Positive human immunodeficiency virus test
  • Active or chronic hepatitis B or C
  • Severe infections within 4 weeks prior to treatment
  • Exposure to oral or IV antibiotics within 2 weeks prior to treatment
  • Live attenuated vaccines within 4 weeks prior to treatment (for influenza vaccination participants must agree not to receive live, attenuated influenza vaccine within 4 weeks prior to treatment, during treatment or within 5 months following the last dose)
  • Significant cardiovascular disease
  • Prior allogeneic stem cell or solid organ transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Disease-Specific Exclusions:
  • Radiotherapy for RCC within 14 days prior to treatment
  • Active central nervous system disease
  • Uncontrolled pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, or ascites
  • Uncontrolled hypercalcemia
  • Any other malignancies within 5 years except for low-risk prostate cancer or those with negligible risk of metastasis or death General Medical Exclusions:
  • Life expectancy less than 12 weeks
  • Participation in another experimental drug study within 4 weeks prior to treatment
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Known hypersensitivity to any component of atezolizumab or other study medication
  • History of autoimmune disease except controlled, treated hypothyroidism or type I diabetes mellitus
  • History of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, organizing pneumonia, drug-induced pneumonitis, or idiopathic pneumonitis
  • Positive human immunodeficiency virus test
  • Active or chronic hepatitis B or C
  • Severe infections within 4 weeks prior to treatment
  • Exposure to oral or IV antibiotics within 2 weeks prior to treatment
  • Live attenuated vaccines within 4 weeks prior to treatment (for influenza vaccination participants must agree not to receive live, attenuated influenza vaccine within 4 weeks prior to treatment, during treatment or within 5 months following the last dose)
  • Significant cardiovascular disease
  • Prior allogeneic stem cell or solid organ transplantation Exclusion Criteria Related to Medications:
  • Prior treatment with cluster of differentiation 137 agonists, anti-cytotoxic T-lymphocyte associated protein-4, anti-programmed death (PD)-1, or anti-PD-L1 therapeutic antibody or pathway-targeting agents
  • Treatment with immunostimulatory agents for non-malignant conditions within 6 weeks or immunosuppressive agents within 2 weeks prior to treatment Bevacizumab- and Sunitinib-Specific Exclusions:
  • History of hypertensive crisis or hypertensive encephalopathy
  • Baseline electrocardiogram showing corrected QT interval greater than 460 milliseconds

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