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Matulonis U , Vergote I , Backes F , Martin LP , McMeekin S , Birrer M , Campana F , Xu Y , Egile C , Ghamande S
Phase II study of the PI3K inhibitor pilaralisib (SAR245408; XL147) in patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Feb;136(2) :246-53
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OBJECTIVE: Patients with endometrial carcinoma who progress after first-line chemotherapy have a poor prognosis. Phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitors are investigational treatment options in this setting. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of the PI3K inhibitor pilaralisib (SAR245408; XL147) in advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma. METHODS: This Phase II, multicenter, single-arm, open-label study enrolled patients with histologically confirmed advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma, who had received one or two prior chemotherapy regimens. Patients received pilaralisib 600mg capsules or 400mg tablets once daily. Primary endpoints were objective response rate (ORR), proportion of patients with progression-free survival (PFS) >6months and safety. Molecular profiling in archival tumor tissue and circulating tumor DNA were performed to identify molecular markers associated with response or resistance to pilaralisib. RESULTS: 67 patients were enrolled, of which 50 and 17 patients had received one or two prior regimens, respectively. Complete or partial tumor responses occurred in two patients each (ORR 6.0%); three had tumors with normal PTEN expression and PIK3R1 mutations and one had a tumor with PTEN protein deficiency. However, there was no association between molecular alterations and clinical activity. Rate of PFS>6months was 11.9%. The most commonly reported treatment-related adverse events (AEs) were rash (40.3%), diarrhea (37.3%) and fatigue (28.4%). The most commonly reported treatment-related grade >/=3 AEs were rash (9.0%), diarrhea (4.5%) and increased alanine aminotransferase (4.5%). CONCLUSIONS: Pilaralisib was associated with a favorable safety profile and minimal antitumor activity in advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma.
1095-6859 Matulonis, Ursula Vergote, Ignace Backes, Floor Martin, Lainie P McMeekin, Scott Birrer, Michael Campana, Frank Xu, Yi Egile, Coumaran Ghamande, Sharad Journal Article United States Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Feb;136(2):246-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.12.019. Epub 2014 Dec 17.