Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate patients with glioblastoma that is MGMT-methylated (the MGMT gene is altered by a chemical change). Patients will receive temozolomide plus radiation therapy. They will be compared to patients receiving Nivolumab in addition to temozolomide plus radiation therapy.

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Over 18 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Males and Females, age ≥ 18 years old
  • Newly diagnosed brain cancer or tumor called glioblastoma or GBM
  • Karnofsky performance status of ≥ 70 (able to take care of self)
  • Substantial recovery from surgery resection
  • Tumor test result shows MGMT methylated or indeterminate tumor subtype

Exclusion Criteria

  • Biopsy-only of GBM with less than 20% of tumor removed
  • Prior treatment for GBM (other than surgical resection)
  • Any known tumor outside of the brain
  • Recurrent or secondary GBM
  • Active known or suspected autoimmune disease

Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply

Study Design

Phase
Phase 3
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose
Treatment
Masking
Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Experimental
Nivolumab + Temozolomide + Radiotherapy
Nivolumab: specified dose on specified days; IV (intravenous) infusion Temozolomide: 75 mg (milligram)/meter squared daily during Radiotherapy, 4 week treatment break, 150 mg/meter squared Day 1-5 for Cycle 1 and increased to 200 mg/meter squared Day 1-5 for Cycle2-Cycle 6 as tolerated; orally (additional cycles may be permitted with approval of sponsor) Radiotherapy: 2 gray units (joule of radiation energy per kilogram) 5 times per week for 6 weeks
  • Drug: Nivolumab
    Other names:
    • Opdivo
    • Nivo
    • N
    • BMS-936558
  • Drug: Temozolomide
    Other names:
    • Temodar
    • TMZ
    • Temodal
    • Temcad
  • Radiation: Radiotherapy
    Other names:
    • RT
Placebo Comparator
Nivolumab placebo + Temozolomide + Radiotherapy
Nivolumab Placebo: specified dose on specified days; IV infusion Temozolomide: 75 mg/meter squared daily during Radiotherapy, 4 week treatment break, 150 mg/meter squared Day 1-5 for Cycle 1 and increased to 200 mg/meter squared Day 1-5 for Cycle2-Cycle 6 as tolerated; orally (additional cycles may be permitted with approval of sponsor) Radiotherapy: 2 gray units 5x/week x 6 weeks
  • Drug: Temozolomide
    Other names:
    • Temodar
    • TMZ
    • Temodal
    • Temcad
  • Radiation: Radiotherapy
    Other names:
    • RT
  • Other: Nivolumab Placebo

Recruiting Locations

More Details

NCT ID
NCT02667587
Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Study Contact

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