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Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) as Monotherapy in Participants With Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (MK-3475-224/KEYNOTE-224)

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Last updated:31st May 2016
Identifier: NCT02702414

This is a efficacy and safety study of pembrolizumab (MK-3475, KEYTRUDA®) as monotherapy in participants with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in two cohorts: participants with advanced HCC and with no curative option after disease progression on sorafenib or intolerance of sorafenib (Cohort 1) or who had not received treatment for systemic disease (Cohort 2). Study participants may receive pembrolizumab once every 3 weeks for up to 35 initial cycles (up to approximately 2 years) and a potential additional 17 cycles in a re-treatment phase (approximately an additional 1 year of treatment) .

The primary objective of this study is to determine the Objective Response Rate (ORR) of pembrolizumab given as monotherapy in participants with HCC.

Study Type: Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment: 150 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) as Monotherapy in Subjects With Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (KEYNOTE-224)
Actual Study Start Date: May 31, 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 30, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 30, 2021

- Experimental:
Prior Systemic Therapy
- Experimental: Systemic Therapy Naive

Category Value
Date last updated at source 2018-07-12
Study type(s) Interventional
Expected enrolment 150
Study start date 2016-05-31
Estimated primary completion date 2021-05-30

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