Trial Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3745) versus lenvatinib in combination with placebo as first-line therapy for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adult participants.

The primary hypotheses of this study are that lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab is superior to lenvatinib plus placebo with respect to progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS).

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CLINICALTRIALS.GOV IDENTIFIER:

NCT03713593

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About The Trial

All patients who enroll in the trial will receive medication while on the study.

50% will receive pembrolizumab along with lenvatinib

50% will receive lenvatinib plus placebo

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Phase 3

Tests the medicine or vaccine in approximately 1,000 to 5,000 volunteers. For medicines, volunteers have the disease or condition the medicine is designed to treat. In vaccine studies, the volunteers may be healthy or have diseases or conditions. Phase 3 trials take place in hospitals, clinics or physician offices.

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Dates

  • Actual study start date December 31, 2018
  • Estimated primary completion date June 21, 2022
  • Estimated study completion date August 29, 2024

Eligibility

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Conditions

Carcinoma, Hepatocellular

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Age Range

18 - No Age Maximum

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Sex

All

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CLINICALTRIALS.GOV IDENTIFIER:

NCT03713593

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