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MA 07 - ALK, ROS and HER2 (ID 673)
- Event: WCLC 2017
- Type: Mini Oral
- Track: Advanced NSCLC
- Presentations: 1
MA 07.11 - A Phase II Study of Trastuzumab Emtansine in HER2-positive Non-Small-Cell-Lung Cancer (ID 8453)
15:45 - 17:30 | Author(s): T. Hirata
Trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1), an anti-HER2 antibody conjugated with vinca-alkaloid, has been approved for clinical use in HER2-positive breast cancer. HER2-alterations are detected even in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We have launched a phase II trial of T-DM1 monotherapy for patients with HER2-positive lung cancer.
Eligible patients had pathologically diagnosed NSCLC with documented HER2-positivity (immunohistochemistry [IHC] 3+, both IHC 2+ and fluorescence in situ hybridization [FISH] +, or exon 20 insertion mutation) and were previously treated with standard chemotherapy. Thirty patients would receive T-DM1 3.6 mg/kg every 3 weeks. The primary endpoint is the overall response rate (ORR) per RECIST v1.1.
This study was early terminated due to the limited efficacy, leading that only 16 patients were registered. The demographics of the 15 evaluable patients were as follows: age (median; 67, range: 45-77), sex (male; 47%), performance status (0-1; 80%), histology (non-squamous; 100%), HER2 status (IHC3+; 33%, IHC2+/FISH; 20%, and mutation; 47%) and number of prior chemotherapeutic regimens (median; 4, range: 1-7). Of 15 patients, one, who possessed HER2 mutation achieved a partial response, resulting in ORR of 6.7%. None of the 15 patients experienced treatment-related deaths. Survival data would be presented at the meeting.
T-DM1 has a limited efficacy for HER2-positive NSCLCs in our cohort. Additional molecular approaches are warranted for the precision medicine in HER2-positive tumors. UMIN registration number 000019446.
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