KarMMa-3: Efficacy and Safety Study of bb2121 Versus Standard Regimens in Subjects With Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM)

Sponsor
Celgene (Industry)
Overall Status
Recruiting
CT.gov ID
NCT03651128
Collaborator
(none)
381
Enrollment
51
Locations
2
Arms
84.8
Anticipated Duration (Months)
7.5
Patients Per Site
0.1
Patients Per Site Per Month

Study Details

Study Description

Brief Summary

This is a multicenter, randomized, open-label, Phase 3 study comparing the efficacy and safety of bb2121 versus standard regimens in subjects with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM).

The study is anticipated to randomize approximately 381 subjects with RRMM. Approximately 254 subjects will be randomized to Treatment Arm A and approximately 127 subjects will be randomized to Treatment Arm B.

Study Design

Study Type:
Interventional
Anticipated Enrollment :
381 participants
Allocation:
Randomized
Intervention Model:
Parallel Assignment
Masking:
None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose:
Treatment
Official Title:
A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of bb2121 Versus Standard Regimens in Subjects With Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM) (KarMMa-3)
Actual Study Start Date :
Oct 12, 2018
Anticipated Primary Completion Date :
May 16, 2022
Anticipated Study Completion Date :
Nov 6, 2025

Arms and Interventions

ArmIntervention/Treatment
Experimental: Arm A - Administration of bb2121

bb2121 autologous CAR T cells will be infused at a dose ranging from 150 - 450 x 10^6 CAR+ T cells after receiving lymphodepleting chemotherapy

Biological: bb2121
bb2121

Experimental: Arm B- standard regimens as per Investigator's discretion

The participants will receive one of following regimens dependent on the subject's most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen: Daratumumab (DARA) in combination with pomalidomide (POM) and low-dose dexamethasone (dex) (DPd) OR DARA in combination with bortezomib (BTZ) and low-dose dex (DVd) OR Ixazomib (IXA) in combination with lenalidomide (LEN) and low-dose dex (IRd) OR Carfilzomib (CFZ) in combination with low-dose dexamethasone (Kd) OR Elotuzumab (ELO) in combination with POM and low-dose dexamethasone (EPd)

Drug: Daratumumab
Daratumumab

Drug: Pomalidomide
Pomalidomide

Drug: Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone

Drug: Bortezomib
Bortezomib

Drug: Ixazomib
Ixazomib

Drug: Lenalidomide
Lenalidomide

Drug: Carfilzomib
Carfilzomib

Drug: Elotuzumab
Elotuzumab

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures

  1. Progression-free Survival (PFS) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from randomization to the first documentation of progressive disease based on the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) Uniform Response Criteria for Multiple Myeloma assessed by an independent response committee (IRC) or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first.

Secondary Outcome Measures

  1. Overall Survival (OS) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from randomization to time of death due to any cause

  2. Event-free Survival (EFS) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from randomization to the first documentation of progressive disease, first day when subject receives another anti-myeloma treatment or death due to any cause, whichever occurs first

  3. Overall Response Rate (ORR) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Percentage of subjects who achieved partial response (PR) or better according to IMWG Uniform Response Criteria for Multiple Myeloma as assessed by an IRC

  4. Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Percentage of MRD evaluable subjects that are MRD negative (defined at a minimum of 1 in 10^5 nucleated cells) using flow cytometry (EuroFlow) and next generation sequencing (NGS)

  5. Complete Response (CR) Rate [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Percentage of subjects who achieved CR or better according to IMWG Uniform Response Criteria for Multiple Myeloma as assessed by an IRC

  6. Duration of Response (DOR) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from first documentation of response (PR or better) to first documentation of disease progression or death from any cause, whichever occurs first

  7. Time to Response (TTR) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    TTR is calculated as the time from randomization to the initial documented response (PR or better) based on IMWG guideline for responders

  8. Adverse Events (AEs) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Number of participants with adverse events

  9. Pharmacokinetics- Cmax [Minimum 5 years after bb2121 infusion]

    Maximum peak in bb2121 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells

  10. Pharmacokinetics- tmax [Minimum 5 years after bb2121 infusion]

    Time to peak of bb2121 CAR T cells

  11. Pharmacokinetics- AUC [Minimum 5 years after bb2121 infusion]

    Area under the curve of CAR T cells

  12. Pharmacokinetics- t-last [Minimum 5 years after bb2121 infusion]

    Time to last measurable CAR T cells

  13. Pharmacokinetics- AUC0-28days [Minimum 5 years after bb2121 infusion]

    Area under the curve of CAR T cells from time zero to Day 28

  14. Subject-reported outcomes as measured by European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality-of-Life questionnaire (EORTC-QLQ-C30) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Questionnaire will be used as a measure of health-related quality of life

  15. Subject-reported outcomes as measured by EuroQoL Group European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions health state classifier to 5 Levels (EQ-5D-5L) Health Questionnaire [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Is a standardized measure of health status developed by the EuroQol Group in order to provide a simple, generic measure of health for clinical and economic appraisal

  16. Subject-reported outcomes as measured by European Quality of Life Multiple Myeloma Module (EORTC-QLQ-MY20) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Is a 20-item myeloma module intended for use among patients varying in disease stage and treatment modality

  17. Time to next antimyeloma treatment [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from randomization to first day when subject receives another anti-myeloma treatment

  18. Progression-free survival after next line therapy (PFS2) [Minimum of 5 years from randomization]

    Time from randomization to second objective disease progression or death from any cause, whichever is first

Eligibility Criteria

Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and Older
Sexes Eligible for Study:
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
No
Inclusion Criteria:
Subjects must satisfy the following criteria to be enrolled in the study:
  1. Subject is ≥ 18 years of age at the time of signing the informed consent form (ICF).

  2. Subject must understand and voluntarily sign an ICF prior to any study-related assessments/procedures being conducted.

  3. Subject is willing and able to adhere to the study visit schedule and other protocol requirements within this protocol and for a subject randomized to Treatment Arm A, subject agrees to continued follow-up for up to 15 years as mandated by the regulatory guidelines for gene therapy trials.

  4. Subject has documented diagnosis of MM and measurable disease, defined as:

  • M-protein (serum protein electrophoresis [sPEP] or urine protein electrophoresis [uPEP]): sPEP ≥ 0.5 g/dL or uPEP ≥ 200 mg/24 hours and/or

  • Light chain MM without measurable disease in the serum or urine: Serum immunoglobulin free light chain ≥ 10 mg/dL (100 mg/L) and abnormal serum immunoglobulin kappa lambda free light chain ratio

  1. Subject has received at least 2 but no greater than 4 prior MM regimens.

  2. Subject has received prior treatment with DARA, a proteasome inhibitor- and an immunomodulatory compound-containing regimen for at least 2 consecutive cycles.

  3. Subject must be refractory to the last treatment regimen. Refractory is defined as documented progressive disease during or within 60 days (measured from the last dose of any drug within the regimen) of completing treatment with the last anti-myeloma regimen before study entry.

  4. Subject achieved a response (minimal response [MR] or better) to at least 1 prior treatment regimen.

  5. Subject has an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1.

  6. Recovery to Grade 1 or baseline of any non-hematologic toxicities due to prior treatments, excluding alopecia and Grade 2 peripheral neuropathy.

  7. Adequate vascular access for leukapheresis

  8. Females of childbearing potential (FCBP) must:

  1. Have negative pregnancy test(s) as verified by the Investigator. This applies even if the subject practices true abstinence from heterosexual contact.

  2. Either practice true abstinence from heterosexual contact or agree to use, and be able to comply with, effective measures of contraception without interruption.

  3. Agree to abstain from breastfeeding during study participation. d. Refrain from tissue donation including egg cell donation or any other tissue/blood/organ donations.

  1. Male subjects must:
  1. Practice true abstinence or agree to use a condom during sexual contact with a pregnant female or a female of childbearing potential while participating in the study, during dose interruptions, even if he has undergone a successful vasectomy.

  2. Refrain from tissue donation including sperm or any other tissue/blood/organ donations.

  1. Only subjects that would be considered for any of the 5 proposed standard regimens (DPd, DVd, IRd, Kd, or EPd), as judged by the investigator, should be included in the study.
Exclusion Criteria:
The presence of any of the following will exclude a subject from enrollment:
  1. Subject has any significant medical condition, laboratory abnormality, or psychiatric illness that would prevent the subject from participating in the study.

  2. Subject has any condition including the presence of laboratory abnormalities, which places the subject at unacceptable risk if he/she were to participate in the study.

  3. Subject has any condition that confounds the ability to interpret data from the study.

  4. Subject has nonsecretory multiple myeloma (MM).

  5. Subject has any of the following laboratory abnormalities:

  1. Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) < 1,000/μL b. Platelet count: < 75,000/μL in subjects in whom < 50% of bone marrow nucleated cells are plasma cells and platelet count < 50,000/μL in subjects in whom ≥ 50% of bone marrow nucleated cells are plasma cells (it is not permissible to transfuse a subject to reach this level) c. Hemoglobin < 8 g/dL (< 4.9 mmol/L) (it is not permissible to transfuse a subject to reach this level) d. Serum creatinine clearance (CrCl) < 45 mL/min e. Corrected serum calcium > 13.5 mg/dL (> 3.4 mmol/L) f. Serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) > 2.5 × upper limit of normal (ULN) g. Serum total bilirubin > 1.5 × ULN or > 3.0 mg/dL for subjects with documented Gilbert's syndrome h. International normalized ratio (INR) or activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) > 1.5 × ULN, or history of Grade ≥ 2 hemorrhage within 30 days, or subject requires ongoing treatment with chronic, therapeutic dosing of anticoagulants (eg, warfarin, low molecular weight heparin, Factor Xa inhibitors)
  1. Subject has inadequate pulmonary function defined as oxygen saturation (SaO2) < 92% on room air.

  2. Subject has prior history of malignancies, other than MM, unless the subject has been free of the disease for ≥ 5 years • Basal cell carcinoma of the skin

• Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

  • Carcinoma in situ of the cervix

  • Carcinoma in situ of the breast

  • Incidental histologic finding of prostate cancer (T1a or T1b using the tumor, nodes, metastasis [TNM] clinical staging system) or prostate cancer that can be treated with curative intent

  1. Subject has active or history of plasma cell leukemia, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, POEMS syndrome or amyloidosis.

  2. Subject with known central nervous system (CNS) involvement with myeloma.

  3. Subject has clinical evidence of pulmonary leukostasis and disseminated intravascular coagulation.

  4. Subject has known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) 50% of predicted normal.

  5. Subject has a history or presence of clinically relevant CNS pathology such as epilepsy, seizure, paresis, aphasia, stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage or other CNS bleed, severe brain injuries, dementia, Parkinson's disease, cerebellar disease, organic brain syndrome, or psychosis.

  6. Subject was treated with DARA in combination with POM with or without dex (DP±d) as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive DPd as bridging therapy but may receive DVd, IRd, Kd or EPdas bridging as per Investigator's discretion if randomized to Treatment Arm A.

  7. Subject was treated with DP±d as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive DPd if randomized to Treatment Arm B but may receive DVd, IRd, Kd, or EPd as per Investigator's discretion.

  8. Subject was treated with DARA in combination with BTZ with or without dexamethasone (DV±d) as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive DVd as bridging therapy but may receive DPd, IRd, Kd, or EPd as bridging as per Investigator's discretion if randomized to Treatment Arm A.

  9. Subject was treated with DV±d as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive DVd if randomized to Treatment Arm B but may receive DPd, IRd, Kd, or EPd as per Investigator's discretion.

  10. Subject was treated with IXA in combination with LEN with or without dexamethasone (IR±d) as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive IRd as bridging therapy but may receive DPd, DVd, Kd, or EPd as bridging as per Investigator's discretion if randomized to Treatment Arm A.

  11. Subject was treated with IR±d as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive IRd if randomized to Treatment Arm B but may receive DPd, DVd, Kd, or EPd as per Investigator's discretion.

  12. Previous history of an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, treatment with any gene therapy-based therapeutic for cancer, investigational cellular therapy for cancer or BCMA targeted therapy.

  13. Subject has received autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) within 12 weeks prior to randomization.

  14. Subject has received any of the following within the last 14 days prior to randomization:

  1. Plasmapheresis b. Major surgery (as defined by the Investigator) c. Radiation therapy other than local therapy for myeloma-associated bone lesions d. Use of any investigational agents and systemic anti-myeloma drug therapy
  1. Echocardiogram (ECHO) or multigated acquisition (MUGA) with left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) < 45%.

  2. Ongoing treatment with chronic immunosuppressants (eg, cyclosporine or systemic steroids at any dose). Intermittent topical, inhaled or intranasal corticosteroids are allowed.

  3. Subject is positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1 and HIV-2), chronic or active hepatitis B or active hepatitis A or C.

  4. Subject has uncontrolled systemic fungal, bacterial, viral or other infection (defined as exhibiting ongoing signs/symptoms related to the infection and without improvement, despite appropriate antimicrobial treatment) or requiring IV antimicrobials for management.

  5. Subject has a history of class III or IV congestive heart failure (CHF) or severe nonischemic cardiomyopathy, unstable or poorly controlled angina, myocardial infarction, or ventricular arrhythmia within the previous 6 months prior to randomization.

  6. Hypersensitivity to DARA, thalidomide, lenalidomide, POM, BTZ, IXA, CFZ, ELO or dexamathasone. This includes rash ≥ Grade 3 during prior thalidomide, POM or lenalidomide therapy.

  7. Subject with known hypersensitivity to any component of bb2121 product, cyclophosphamide, fludarabine, and/or tocilizumab or hypersensitivity to the excipients contained in the formulation of DARA, POM, LEN, IXA, BTZ, CFZ, ELO or dexamethasone.

  8. Subject is a female who is pregnant, nursing, or breastfeeding

  9. For a subject randomized to Treatment Arm B and will be on a POM- or LEN-containing regimen; unable or unwilling to undergo protocol required thromboembolism prophylaxis.

28 Subject is intolerant to bortezomib, or has acute diffuse infiltrative pulmonary and pericardial disease, subject cannot receive DVd as bridging therapy if randomized to Treatment Arm A or cannot receive DVd if randomized to Treatment Arm B.

  1. Subject was treated with K±d as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive Kd if randomized to Treatment Arm B but may receive DPd, DVd, IRd or EPd as per Investigator's discretion.

  2. Subject was treated with EP±d as part of their most recent anti-myeloma treatment regimen, cannot receive EPd if randomized to Treatment Arm B but may receive DPd, DVd, Kd or IRd as per Investigator's discretion.

Contacts and Locations

Locations

SiteCityStateCountryPostal Code
1University of Alabama BirminghamBirminghamAlabamaUnited States10016
2Mayo Clinic ArizonaScottsdaleArizonaUnited States85259
3UCLA Medical Centre-Santa Monica Hematology and OncologyLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited States90095
4University of Colorado Anschutz Cancer PavilionAuroraColoradoUnited States80045
5Mayo Clinic - JacksonvilleJacksonvilleFloridaUnited States32224
6Moffit Cancer CenterTampaFloridaUnited States33612
7Emory University HospitalAtlantaGeorgiaUnited States30322
8Blood and Marrow Transplant Group of GeorgiaAtlantaGeorgiaUnited States30342
9Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoIllinoisUnited States60611
10Indiana University Cancer CenterIndianapolisIndianaUnited States46202-528
11The University of Kansas HospitalWestwoodKansasUnited States66205-2003
12Greenebaum University of MarylandBaltimoreMarylandUnited States21201-1595
13Mass GeneralBostonMassachusettsUnited States02114
14Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)BostonMassachusettsUnited States02215
15University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer CenterAnn ArborMichiganUnited States48109-5936
16Mayo Clinic - RochesterRochesterMinnesotaUnited States55905
17Washington University School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer CenterSaint LouisMissouriUnited States63110
18Hackensack University Medical CenterHackensackNew JerseyUnited States07601
19Mount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkNew YorkUnited States10029
20New York Presbyterian Hospital Weil Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkNew YorkUnited States10065
21Duke Clinical Research Institute Duke University School of MedicineDurhamNorth CarolinaUnited States27705
22Thomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited States19107
23Fox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited States19111
24University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - William M. Cooper Ambulatory Care PavilionPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited States15232
25Sarah Cannon Research Institute Center for BloodNashvilleTennesseeUnited States37203:
26Baylor University Medical Center at DallasDallasTexasUnited States75246
27MD Anderson Cancer centerHoustonTexasUnited States77030
28University of Utah Huntsman Cancer CenterSalt Lake CityUtahUnited States84112
29Swedish Cancer InstituteSeattleWashingtonUnited States98104
30University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer CenterMadisonWisconsinUnited States53792
31UZ LeuvenLeuvenBelgium3000
32Tom Baker Cancer centerCalgaryAlbertaCanadaT2N 4N2
33Princess Margaret Cancer CentreTorontoOntarioCanadaM5G 2M9
34CHRU LilleLille CedexFrance59037
35Centre Hospitalier Univ De Nantes Hotel-DieuNantesFrance44093
36Hospital Saint-Louis - APHPParisFrance75010
37IUCT OncopoleToulouse CEDEX 9France31059
38Medizinische Universitaetsklinik HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany69120
39Universitat zu KolnKölnGermany50937
40Universitaetsklinikum WuerzburgWürzburgGermany97080
41Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna - Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi - Istituto di EmatologBolognaItaly40138
42Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome HospitalBunkyo-kuJapan113-8677
43Tokai University HospitalIsehara, KanagawaJapan259-1193
44Japan Red Cross Medical CenterShibuya-kuJapan150-8935
45Erasmus Medical CenterRotterdamNetherlands3015 CN
46Oslo universitetssykehus, RikshospitaletOslo Universitetssykehus, RikshospitaletNorwayN-0027
47Clinica Universidad de NavarraPamplonaSpain31008
48Hospital Universitario de SalamancaSalamancaSpain37007
49Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset - HuddingeStockholmSwedenSE-141 86
50Universitaetsspital Bern - InselspitalBernSwitzerland3010
51Kings College HospitalLondonUnited KingdomSE5 9RS

Sponsors and Collaborators

  • Celgene

Investigators

  • Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Study Documents (Full-Text)

None provided.

More Information

Publications

None provided.
Responsible Party:
Celgene
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT03651128
Other Study ID Numbers:
  • BB2121-MM-003
  • U1111-1217-9988
  • 2018-001023-38
First Posted:
Aug 29, 2018
Last Update Posted:
Nov 11, 2021
Last Verified:
Nov 1, 2021
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product:
Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product:
No
Keywords provided by Celgene
Additional relevant MeSH terms:

Study Results

No Results Posted as of Nov 11, 2021