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clinical trial
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Cutaneous Melanoma
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between 18 and 65
years old
Phase
2
3
This is an advanced phase trial assessing
the effectiveness of the new treatment before being released on the market.
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The purpose

Randomized, open, Phase II-III study, comparative between treatment with CSF-470 vaccine , allogeneic, irradiated with BCG and molgramostin (rHuGM-CSF) as adjuvants and interferon alfa 2b (IFN-alpha2b) treatment , in stages IIB, IIC o III (AJCC) post-surgery cutaneous melanoma patients. This study has been approved by ANMAT ( Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica (ANMAT)), number 1556/2011 (www.anmat.gov.ar). The study Institution is Instituto Médico Especializado Alexander Fleming, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Sponsor is Laboratory Pablo Cassará (LPC, S.R.L.). Study population include a total of 108 patients (72 patients will receive CSF470 vaccine and 36 patients will receive alpha IFN-alpha 2b) for a total of 24 months. CSF-470 treatment will consist of four vaccine doses id injection (three weeks apart), then one dose every two months for the first year and them every three months for the second year. Each vaccine consist of a mixture of 17,6.106 melanoma cells, from four melanoma cell lines, not genetically modified and lethally irradiated. As adjuvant BCG (120 µg prot) the first day and rHuGM-CSF (Molgramostim, 400 µg, fractionated in four days doses) will be used. IFN-alpha 2b treatment will consist of s.c. injection of 10 million units (MU) (5 t/w ) for four weeks and then 5 MU (3t/w) for 23 months. Both treatments will also compare quality of life (QOL) and study a possible correlation in the CSF470 vaccine arm between the induced immune response and clinical outcome

Provided treatments

  • Biological: CSF470 vaccine, BCG, Molgramostim
  • Drug: interferon alpha 2b
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01729663. The sponsor of the trial is Laboratorio Pablo Cassará S.R.L. and it is looking for 108 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Randomized, Comparative Phase II/III Study Between Treatment With CSF470 Vaccine (Allogeneic, Irradiated) Plus BCG and MOLGRAMOSTIN (rhGM-CSF) as Adjuvants and Interferon-alfa 2b (IFN-ALPHA), in Stages IIB, IIC and III Post Surgery Cutaneous Melanoma Patients