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The objective of the phase I part of the study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose limiting toxicities of the combination of RAD001 and sorafenib in patients with untreated metastatic kidney cancer. Phase II part of the study will determine safety, response rate,progression free survival and time to disease progression in kidney cancer patients.
Phase I of the study will be an open-label dose escalation study to determine the MTD of the combination of sorafenib and RAD001. There will be a 7-day sorafenib run-in period prior to starting of RAD001 during cycle 1 to determine the pharmacokinetic effect of adding RAD001 on sorafenib drug levels. Starting doses will be set at RAD001 2.5 mg PO QD and sorafenib 400mg PO BID, continuously. Cycle length will be 4 weeks. Between 3 and 18 patients will be treated in the phase I portion of this study.
In Phase II, 49 patients will be treated at the RP2D of the combination of RAD001 and sorafenib (including the 6 patients treated at the MTD on the phase I portion of this study). Patients will take the RP2 doses of sorafenib PO BID and RAD001 PO QD. Drug dosing will continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Renal Cell Carcinoma
RAD001 and Sorafenib
University of California, San Francisco
Active, not recruiting
University of California, San Francisco
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:12-0400
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