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Seattle, Washington 98195


Purpose:

RATIONALE: Vaccines made from the HER2/neu antigen may make the body build an immune response and kill tumor cells. Colony-stimulating factors such as GM-CSF increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood. PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of HER-2/neu vaccine plus GM-CSF in treating patients who have stage III or stage IV breast cancer, stage III or stage IV ovarian cancer, or stage III or stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.


Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety of serial intradermal vaccinations of HER-2/neu derived peptides with sargramostim (GM-CSF) as an adjuvant in patients with stage III or IV HER-2/neu expressing breast, ovarian, or nonsmall cell lung cancer. II. Determine whether immunity can be elicited with peptides derived from the intracellular domain of the HER-2/neu protein. III. Determine whether immunity can be elicited with peptides derived from the extracellular domain of the HER-2/neu protein. IV. Determine whether cytotoxic T cells specific for the HER-2/neu protein can be elicited in patients with HLA-A2 by immunization with peptides derived from the HER-2/neu protein. OUTLINE: Patients receive one of three HER-2/neu peptide vaccine formulations that also contain sargramostim (GM-CSF) as the vaccine adjuvant. Each vaccine is studied in 20 patients. A maximum of 3 patients receive a vaccine each month for 6 months to monitor the potential toxicity associated with sequential immunizations. Patients receive a follow-up evaluation 1 month after the last vaccination. Those patients who have an immune response related to the vaccine will continue to have immunologic evaluations performed every 2 months while immune responses can still be detected. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 60 patients will be accrued.


Criteria:

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically proven stage III or IV breast, ovarian, or nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Adenocarcinoma No progressive disease May have comlpeted at least 1 standard chemotherapy regimen Confirmed HER-2/neu protein overexpression in tumor (either primary tumor or metastasis) PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Pre or postmenopausal Performance status: Not specified Life expectancy: At least 12 months Hematopoietic: WBC greater than 3,500/mm3 Platelet count greater than 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.5 mg/dL Renal: Creatinine less than 1.5 mg/dL Creatinine clearance greater than 60 mL/min Other: No anergy (positive delayed type hypersensitivity response required to two or more common recall antigens) Female patients must be nonfertile Male patients must use effective contraception PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 1 month since cytotoxic chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: At least 1 month since corticosteroid therapy Concurrent hormone therapy allowed Radiotherapy: Concurrent radiation therapy for local control of disease allowed (except as initial therapy for NSCLC) Surgery: Not specified


NCT ID:

NCT00003002


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Mary (Nora) L. Disis, MD
University of Washington


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Seattle, Washington 98195
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 26, 2017

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