Virtual Library

Start Your Search

Michael Schenker



Author of

  • +

    OA05 - Clinical Trials in IO (ID 899)

    • Event: WCLC 2018
    • Type: Oral Abstract Session
    • Track: Advanced NSCLC
    • Presentations: 1
    • Moderators:
    • Coordinates: 9/24/2018, 13:30 - 15:00, Room 106
    • +

      OA05.06 - CheckMate 227: Patient-Reported Outcomes of First-Line Nivolumab + Ipilimumab in High Tumor Mutational Burden Advanced NSCLC (ID 13450)

      14:25 - 14:35  |  Author(s): Michael Schenker

      • Abstract
      • Presentation
      • Slides

      Background

      The randomized, open-label, multipart phase 3 study CheckMate 227 (NCT02477826) demonstrated a significant progression-free survival benefit (co-primary endpoint) with first-line nivolumab+ipilimumab versus histology-based, platinum-doublet chemotherapy in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high tumor mutational burden (TMB; ≥10 mutations/Mb). Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) for this population within CheckMate 227 are presented.

      a9ded1e5ce5d75814730bb4caaf49419 Method

      Eligible chemotherapy-naïve patients had stage IV or recurrent NSCLC, ECOG performance status 0−1, and no known sensitizing EGFR/ALK alterations. PROs were assessed as an exploratory endpoint; this analysis included patients with high TMB randomized to nivolumab+ipilimumab or chemotherapy; specific outcomes included proportion of patients with disease-related symptom deterioration by 12 weeks and time to deterioration in symptoms (by Lung Cancer Symptom Scale [LCSS] Average Symptom Burden Index [ASBI]), and assessment of quality of life and overall health status (by EuroQoL-5 Dimension [EQ-5D] utility index [UI] and visual analog scale [VAS]). PROs were evaluated each cycle (Q2W, nivolumab+ipilimumab; Q3W, chemotherapy) for the first 6 months, every 6 weeks thereafter during treatment, and at follow-up visits 1/2. EQ-5D was also assessed during survival follow-up.

      4c3880bb027f159e801041b1021e88e8 Result

      PRO completion rates were ~90% at baseline and >80% for nearly all on-treatment assessments. Among patients with high TMB, fewer patients in the nivolumab+ipilimumab (n=139) versus chemotherapy (n=160) groups reported symptom deterioration by week 12, irrespective of whether they were still on therapy or had discontinued (22.3% versus 35.0%; absolute risk reduction: 12.7% [95% CI: 2.4–22.5]). Time to first deterioration (TTD) using common assessment time points (on/off treatment) was delayed with nivolumab+ipilimumab versus chemotherapy for the LCSS ASBI (hazard ratio [HR]: 0.40; 95% CI: 0.26–0.63) and 3-Item Global Index (3-IGI; HR: 0.56; 95% CI: 0.38–0.82). The estimated benefit in TTD generally favored nivolumab+ipilimumab for individual symptoms in the ASBI and each item in the 3-IGI (HRs: 0.48–0.74), except for hemoptysis (HR: 1.20), which exhibited very low burden; an advantage for nivolumab+ipilimumab was also seen in the EQ-5D VAS (HR: 0.62; 95% CI: 0.42–0.92) and UI (HR: 0.50; 95% CI: 0.34–0.73). Mean changes from baseline with nivolumab+ipilimumab showed early and clinically meaningful improvements in LCSS ASBI/3-IGI and EQ-5D VAS/UI; for patients treated with chemotherapy, symptoms and quality of life remained stable (LCSS ASBI/3-IGI, EQ-5D UI) or improved following completion of chemotherapy (EQ-5D VAS).

      8eea62084ca7e541d918e823422bd82e Conclusion

      Nivolumab+ipilimumab demonstrated early and sustained improvements in health-related quality of life versus chemotherapy in patients with advanced NSCLC and high TMB.

      6f8b794f3246b0c1e1780bb4d4d5dc53

      Only Members that have purchased this event or have registered via an access code will be able to view this content. To view this presentation, please login, select "Add to Cart" and proceed to checkout. If you would like to become a member of IASLC, please click here.

      Only Active Members that have purchased this event or have registered via an access code will be able to view this content. To view this presentation, please login or select "Add to Cart" and proceed to checkout.

  • +

    P2.13 - Targeted Therapy (Not CME Accredited Session) (ID 962)

    • Event: WCLC 2018
    • Type: Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall
    • Track:
    • Presentations: 1
    • Moderators:
    • Coordinates: 9/25/2018, 16:45 - 18:00, Exhibit Hall
    • +

      P2.13-40 - ABP 215 and Bevacizumab in NSCLC Patients: Time Course and Magnitude of Response in the Phase 3 Comparative Trial (MAPLE) (ID 13813)

      16:45 - 18:00  |  Author(s): Michael Schenker

      • Abstract
      • Slides

      Background

      ABP 215 (MVASITM (bevacizumab-awwb)) has been approved as the first biosimilar to bevacizumab. Here we present the results of efficacy analyses from the phase 3 comparative trial of ABP 215 and bevacizumab.

      a9ded1e5ce5d75814730bb4caaf49419 Method

      The phase 3 study was a double-blind trial designed to demonstrate clinical equivalence of ABP 215 and bevacizumab (BEV) in patients with NSCLC. Adult patients with non-squamous NSCLC receiving first-line chemotherapy with carboplatin and paclitaxel were randomized 1:1 to ABP 215 or BEV (15 mg/kg IV Q3W for up to 6 cycles). Clinical evaluations included efficacy, safety, PK, and immunogenicity. Results of the primary analysis have been reported previously. A post hoc analysis of individual patient response data was performed using independent, central radiologists’ evaluations of the time course and magnitude of tumor response. Imaging assessments of tumor response were completed using RECIST v1.1 to generate waterfall plots for the magnitude of target lesion response.

      4c3880bb027f159e801041b1021e88e8 Result

      The proportion of patients with an objective response was similar between ABP 215 and BEV treatment groups by week 7, 13, 19, and overall. By week 19, 36.9% of patients receiving ABP 215 and 39.2% of patients receiving BEV had a first objective response. The risk difference in ORR by week 19 was -2.6% (95% CI: -10.05%, 4.93%). Both groups had a highly similar magnitude of target lesion response, as depicted in the Figure below.fig 1.jpg

      8eea62084ca7e541d918e823422bd82e Conclusion

      The analyses of the time to response and the magnitude of reduction of target lesions in the phase 3 comparative trial provide further support for clinical similarity of ABP 215 and bevacizumab.

      6f8b794f3246b0c1e1780bb4d4d5dc53

      Only Active Members that have purchased this event or have registered via an access code will be able to view this content. To view this presentation, please login or select "Add to Cart" and proceed to checkout.