InformationClinical trials have complex eligibility criteria.
Always talk to your clinician about you’re interest in participating in a trial.
Learn why

Optimise reading forHealth ProfessionalsPatients

RecruitingLast updated: 2 February 2024

SEAMARK: This phase II is evaluating the effective of combination therapy (encorafenib, cetuximab and pembrolizumab) compared to immunotherapy alone (pembrolizumab) in people with previously untreated metastatic bowel cancerA PHASE 2, RANDOMIZED, OPEN-LABEL STUDY OF ENCORAFENIB AND CETUXIMAB PLUS PEMBROLIZUMAB VERSUS PEMBROLIZUMAB ALONE IN PARTICIPANTS WITH PREVIOUSLY UNTREATED BRAF V600E-MUTANT, MSI H/DMMR METASTATIC COLORECTAL CANCER

Clinical summary

Summary

Eligible participants will be randomly allocated to either the Experimental Arm or Active Comparator Arm. in the Experimental Arm, participants will receive encorafenib (orally) plus cetuximab (intravenously) plus pembrolizumab (intravenously). In the Active Comparator Arm, participants will receive pembrolizumab alone (intravenously).

Conditions

This trial is treating patients with colorectal cancer

Cancer

Bowel Cancers Lower gastrointestinal tract

Age

People16+

Phase

II

Trial Acronym

SEAMARK

More information

Trial Identifiers

Use the hyperlinks, where available to access additional clinical trial information.

Trial sponsor

Pfizer

Scientific Title

A PHASE 2, RANDOMIZED, OPEN-LABEL STUDY OF ENCORAFENIB AND CETUXIMAB PLUS PEMBROLIZUMAB VERSUS PEMBROLIZUMAB ALONE IN PARTICIPANTS WITH PREVIOUSLY UNTREATED BRAF V600E-MUTANT, MSI H/DMMR METASTATIC COLORECTAL CANCER

Eligibility

Inclusion

  • Locally confirmed microsatellite instability-high/ deficient mismatch repair (MSI-H/dMMR) stage IV colorectal carcinoma
  • Locally confirmed BRAF V600E mutation in tumor tissue or blood
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1
  • Have not received prior systemic regimens for metastatic disease.
  • Measurable disease per RECIST 1.1
  • Adequate organ function

Exclusion

  • Colorectal adenocarcinoma that is RAS mutant or for which RAS mutation status is unknown
  • Known active central nervous system metastases and/or carcinomatous meningitis; leptomeningeal disease
  • Immunodeficiency or active autoimmune disease requiring systemic treatment in the past 2 years
  • Presence of acute or chronic pancreatitis
  • Clinically significant cardiovascular diseases (eg, thromboembolic or cerebrovascular accident events ≤ 12 wks prior)
  • Received a live or live-attenuated vaccine within 30 days of planned start of study medication
  • Previous treatment with any selective BRAF inhibitor (eg, encorafenib, dabrafenib, vemurafenib, XL281/BMS-908662) or any epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor (eg, cetuximab, panitumumab).
  • Previous treatment with an immune checkpoint inhibitor (eg, anti-programmed cell death [PD-1], anti-PD-L1 or anti-PD-L2 agent); or with an agent directed to another stimulatory or co-inhibitory T-cell receptor (eg, CTLA-4, OX 40, CD137).

Inclusion

  • Your cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

Exclusion

  • You have certain types of non-cancer medical conditions.
  • You have had certain treatments, surgical procedures or drugs.
Message

Clinical trials have complex eligibility criteria.

Ask your doctor if this trial could be right for you.

Participating hospitals

Recruiting hospitals

InformationTell us if you find this trial availability is not accurate.Report inaccuracy

Get Support

Example

Cancer Connect

You might find it helpful to speak to someone who has 'been there before'. Our Cancer Connect program can provide one-on-one phone support from someone who understands what you're going through and has clinical trials experience.

Learn more

Example

Cancer Council’s cancer nurses

If you need cancer information and practical support for yourself, a carer, family or friend, contact Cancer Council’s experienced cancer nurses on 131120.

Learn more

Example

Information for family, friends and carers

When you are considering a cancer clinical trial, it is a good idea to discuss it with your family, friends or carers.

Learn more

Victorian Cancer Registry Victorian Government

The Victorian Cancer Trials Link is supported by the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency.

RAP

Cancer Council Victoria would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We would also like to pay respect to the elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.