Flexibility: A Study to Assess the Impact of Darbepoetin Alfa in Subjects withNon-Myeloid Malignancies With Anemia Due to Chemotherapy

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Amgen

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 2

Conditions

Anemia
Cancer

Treatments

Drug: Aranesp®

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT00144131
20040262

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study will compare the efficacy (non-inferiority) of darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp®) extended dose schedule administration (EDS) versus darbepoetin alfa administered once per week (QW) in the treatment of anemia in subjects with non-myeloid malignancies receiving multi-cycle chemotherapy.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria: - Subjects with active non-myeloid malignancy(ies) including lymphocytic leukemias - Receiving chemotherapy and expected to receive at least 8 additional weeks of cyclic cytotoxic chemotherapy anticipated to be on a QW, every other week (Q2W) or every three weeks (Q3W) schedule - Anemia due to cancer and/or chemotherapy (screening Hb less than 11.0 g/dL) - Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 to 2 Exclusion Criteria: - Subjects with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), or myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) - Other underlying hematologic disorder, which could cause anemia, other than a non-myeloid malignancy - Active bleeding - Severe, unstable, active chronic inflammatory disease (e.g., ulcerative disease, peptic ulcer disease, rheumatoid arthritis) - Active, unstable systemic or chronic infection - Planned elective surgery during the study where significant blood loss is expected - Known iron deficiency (to be considered iron deficient a subject must have both of the following: a saturated transferrin less than 15% and ferritin less than 10 ng/mL at screening) - Unstable angina, or uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia - Hypertension (diastolic blood pressure greater than 100 mmHg) - Inadequate renal and/or liver function (e.g., creatinine greater than 2 X upper limit of normal (ULN) and/or transaminase greater than 5 X ULN) - History of pure red blood cell aplasia - Known positive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) test or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) status - Known positive antibody response to any erythropoietic agent - Subject has known sensitivity to any erythropoietic agents, the study drug, or its excipients to be administered during this study

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

Trial contacts and locations

0

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