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This non-randomized, open-label, outpatient clinical trial is designed to assess the safety and efficacy of daily orally administered EKB-569 in subjects with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Patients must have been previously treated with a platinum- and docetaxel-based therapy either given concurrently or as separate regimens.
The primary objective of the study is to assess the clinical activity of EKB-569 administered orally as a second-line or later stage treatment in subjects with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Secondary objectives include:
- To further evaluate the safety of EKB-569
- To explore additional clinical activity parameters
- To explore subject survival
- To evaluate the pharmacokinetics of EKB-569
- To assess subject reported outcomes
EKB-569 will be administered orally as a single-agent. Eligible subjects will take EKB-569 daily as long as they do not have progressive disease and are tolerating treatment.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:52:18-0400
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