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RecruitingLast updated: 28 September 2023

FORTITUDE-301: This study is seeking to understand how safe and tolerable targeted therapy (called bemarituzumab) is in people with advanced solid cancers with FGFR2b overexpressionA Phase 1b/2, Multicenter, Open-label Basket Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Bemarituzumab Monotherapy in Solid Tumors With FGFR2b Overexpression

Clinical summary

Summary

This study will be conducted in two parts.

In Part 1 (Monotherapy Dose Exploration), participants will receive 1 of 2 different dose regiments of targeted therapy (called bemarituzumab) to determine the recommended Phase 2 dose.

In Part 2 (Monotherapy Dose Expansion), participants will receive the dose of bemarituzumab identified as the recommended Phase 2 dose during Part 1.

In both stages, bemarituzumab will be administered via intravenous (IV) infusion.

Cancer

Multi-Cancer Multi-Cancer

Age

People18 - 99

Phase

I

Trial Acronym

FORTITUDE-301

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Trial sponsor

AMGEN

Scientific Title

A Phase 1b/2, Multicenter, Open-label Basket Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Bemarituzumab Monotherapy in Solid Tumors With FGFR2b Overexpression

Eligibility

Inclusion

  1. Age ≥ 18 years (or legal adult age within country, whichever is older) at the time that the Informed Consent Form (ICF) is signed
  2. Histologically or cytologically confirmed cancer of one of the following types, refractory to or relapsed after at least 1 prior standard therapeutic regimen in the advanced/metastatic setting, as specified below. If no standard of care therapies exist for the participant, or the participant cannot tolerate or refuses standard of care anticancer therapy, the participant may be allowed to participate on the study after discussion between the investigator and Amgen medical monitor. Participants who have not received all approved or standard treatments for their cancer must be informed that these alternatives to receiving bemarituzumab are available prior to consenting to participate in the trial.

    • head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: ≥ 1 line of therapy
    • triple-negative breast cancer: ≥ 2 lines of therapy
    • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma ≥ 1 line of therapy
    • lung adenocarcinoma: at least platinum-based chemotherapy, checkpoint inhibitor, and targeted therapy
    • platinum resistant ovarian epithelial cell carcinoma, including fallopian tube cancers and primary peritoneal cancers, defined as progression during or within 6 months of a platinum containing regimen: ≥ 1 line of therapy
    • endometrial adenocarcinoma: ≥ 1 line of therapy
    • cervical carcinoma: ≥ 1 line of therapy
    • other solid tumors: ≥ 1 line of therapy
  3. Disease that is unresectable, locally advanced, or metastatic (not amenable to curative therapy)
  4. Tumor overexpresses FGFR2b as determined by centrally performed immunohistochemistry (IHC) testing
  5. Measurable disease per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors Version 1.1
  6. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1
  7. Adequate organ function as determined per protocol.

Exclusion

  1. Untreated or symptomatic central nervous system (CNS) metastases or leptomeningeal disease.
  2. Other solid tumor cohort excludes primary tumors of the CNS, squamous non-small cell lung cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma
  3. Impaired cardiac function or clinically significant cardiac disease including: unstable angina within 6 months prior to first dose of study treatment, acute myocardial infarction ≥ 6 months prior to first dose of study treatment, New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II-IV congestive heart failure, uncontrolled hypertension (defined as an average systolic blood pressure ≥ 160 mmHg or diastolic ≥ 100 mmHg despite optimal treatment, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmias requiring anti-arrhythmic therapy other than beta blockers or digoxin, active coronary artery disease or corrected QT interval QTc ≥ 470
  4. History of systemic disease or ophthalmologic disorders requiring chronic use of ophthalmic steroids
  5. Evidence of any ongoing ophthalmologic abnormalities or symptoms that are acute (within 4 weeks) or actively progressing
  6. Unwillingness to avoid use of contact lenses during study treatment and for at least 100 days after the end of treatment
  7. Recent (within 6 months) corneal surgery or ophthalmic laser treatment or recent (within 6 months) history of, or evidence of, corneal defects, corneal ulcerations, keratitis, or keratoconus, or other known abnormalities of the cornea that may pose an increased risk of developing a corneal ulcer prior/concomitant therapy
  8. Prior treatment with any investigational selective inhibitor of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF)/FGF receptor pathway (unless approved standard of care for tumor indication).

Inclusion

  • You have had treatment but your cancer has gotten worse or has not responded to the treatment you have been given.
  • You have had treatment, but your cancer has come back.
  • Your cancer has not spread to other parts of the body.
  • Your cancer has not spread to other parts of the body.
  • but it is not possible to perform surgery to remove it.
  • Your cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

Exclusion

  • You have been diagnosed with a prior or secondary type of cancer.
  • You have certain types of non-cancer medical conditions.
  • You have had certain treatments, surgical procedures or drugs.
  • You have previously been treated (or are currently being treated) on a clinical trial.
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