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first line crizotinib versus chemotherapy in alk-positive lung cancer

Zheng-Yi Zhou, Alex Mutebi, Simeng Han, Arielle G Bensimon, Marie Louise Ricculli, Jipan Xie, Anand Dalal, Ken Culver
AIMS: To assess the cost-effectiveness of first-line ceritinib vs crizotinib and platinum doublet chemotherapy for anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) from a US third-party payer's perspective. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A partitioned survival model with three health states (stable disease, progressive disease, death) was developed over a 20-year time horizon. Ceritinib's efficacy inputs (progression-free and overall survival) were estimated from ASCEND-4; parametric survival models extrapolated data beyond the trial period...
March 12, 2018: Journal of Medical Economics
Jianya Zhou, Jing Zheng, Xiaochen Zhang, Jing Zhao, Yanping Zhu, Qian Shen, Yuehong Wang, Ke Sun, Zeying Zhang, Zhijie Pan, Yihong Shen, Jianying Zhou
BACKGROUND: To compare the efficacy of crizotinib, pemetrexed and other chemotherapy regimens as a first-line treatment in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in real world clinical use and to evaluate the +86-571-87,236,876 predictive clinical factors of the efficacy of crizotinib. METHODS: The 73 patients with ALK-positive advanced NSCLC were divided into three groups based on the first-line treatment: first-line crizotinib group (1-CRZ group, n = 32); first-line platinum-based pemetrexed treatment group (1-PP group, n = 28), and first-line chemotherapy platinum-based non-pemetrexed group (N1-PP, n = 12)...
January 3, 2018: BMC Cancer
Makoto Nishio, Dong-Wan Kim, Yi-Long Wu, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Benjamin J Solomon, Alice T Shaw, Satoshi Hashigaki, Emiko Ohki, Tiziana Usari, Jolanda Paolini, Anna Polli, Keith D Wilner, Tony Mok
Purpose: Crizotinib has demonstrated superior progression-free survival (PFS) and objective response rates (ORRs) versus chemotherapy in previously treated and untreated patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We report the safety and efficacy of crizotinib in Asian subpopulations of two global phase III trials. Materials and Methods: This analysis evaluated previously treated and untreated patients in two randomized, open-label phase III trials of crizotinib versus chemotherapy in ALK-positive advanced NSCLC in second-line (PROFILE 1007) and first-line settings (PROFILE 1014)...
July 6, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
Toyoaki Hida, Hiroshi Nokihara, Masashi Kondo, Young Hak Kim, Koichi Azuma, Takashi Seto, Yuichi Takiguchi, Makoto Nishio, Hiroshige Yoshioka, Fumio Imamura, Katsuyuki Hotta, Satoshi Watanabe, Koichi Goto, Miyako Satouchi, Toshiyuki Kozuki, Takehito Shukuya, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Tetsuya Mitsudomi, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Takashi Asakawa, Ryoichi Asabe, Tomohiro Tanaka, Tomohide Tamura
BACKGROUND: Alectinib, a potent, highly selective, CNS-active inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK), showed promising efficacy and tolerability in the single-arm phase 1/2 AF-001JP trial in Japanese patients with ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer. Given those promising results, we did a phase 3 trial to directly compare the efficacy and safety of alectinib and crizotinib. METHODS: J-ALEX was a randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial that recruited ALK inhibitor-naive Japanese patients with ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer, who were chemotherapy-naive or had received one previous chemotherapy regimen, from 41 study sites in Japan...
July 1, 2017: Lancet
Benjamin J Solomon, Federico Cappuzzo, Enriqueta Felip, Fiona H Blackhall, Daniel B Costa, Dong-Wan Kim, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Yi-Long Wu, Tarek Mekhail, Jolanda Paolini, Jennifer Tursi, Tiziana Usari, Keith D Wilner, Paulina Selaru, Tony S K Mok
PURPOSE: Intracranial efficacy of first-line crizotinib versus chemotherapy was compared prospectively in the phase III PROFILE 1014 study in ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients were randomly assigned to receive crizotinib (250 mg twice daily; n = 172) or chemotherapy (pemetrexed 500 mg/m(2) plus cisplatin 75 mg/m(2) or carboplatin at area under the curve 5 to 6, every 3 weeks for ≤ six cycles; n = 171). Patients with stable treated brain metastases (tBM) were eligible...
August 20, 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Shaohua Cui, Yizhuo Zhao, Lili Dong, Aiqin Gu, Liwen Xiong, Jialin Qian, Wei Zhang, Yanjie Niu, Feng Pan, Liyan Jiang
Although crizotinib has demonstrated promising efficacy and acceptable toxicity in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the available evidence in Chinese populations is currently limited. This study compared the progression-free survival (PFS) of Chinese patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive, advanced lung adenocarcinoma who received first-line crizotinib therapy with that of patients who received first-line standard chemotherapy, and also the PFS benefit of first-line versus second-line crizotinib treatment...
June 2016: Cancer Medicine
Quan Zhang, Na Qin, Jinghui Wang, Jialin Lv, Xinjie Yang, Xi Li, Jingying Nong, Hui Zhang, Xinyong Zhang, Yuhua Wu, Shucai Zhang
BACKGROUND: To explore the efficacy and safety of crizotinib versus platinum-based double agent chemotherapy as the first-line treatment in patients with advanced anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive lung adenocarcinoma. METHOD: We retrospectively analyzed data from 19 patients with advanced ALK-positive lung adenocarcinoma who had received no previous systemic treatment for advanced disease. Seven patients received oral crizotinib at a dose of 250 mg twice daily; 12 patients were administered standard chemotherapy (pemetrexed, paclitaxel, vinorelbine or gemcitabine plus either cisplatin or carboplatin) every three weeks for up to six cycles...
January 2016: Thoracic Cancer
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October 15, 2015: New England Journal of Medicine
Katie Croegaert, Jill M Kolesar
PURPOSE: Published data on the clinical efficacy, safety, dosage and administration, and costs of the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitors crizotinib and ceritinib in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are reviewed and compared. SUMMARY: The ALK protein functions as a transmembrane receptor tyrosine kinase; rearrangements of the ALK gene are associated with the development of NSCLC with adenocarcinoma histology. Crizotinib is an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved in 2011 as a first-line therapy for patients with metastatic ALK mutation-driven NSCLC...
September 1, 2015: American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy: AJHP
Benjamin J Solomon, Tony Mok, Dong-Wan Kim, Yi-Long Wu, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Tarek Mekhail, Enriqueta Felip, Federico Cappuzzo, Jolanda Paolini, Tiziana Usari, Shrividya Iyer, Arlene Reisman, Keith D Wilner, Jennifer Tursi, Fiona Blackhall
BACKGROUND: The efficacy of the ALK inhibitor crizotinib as compared with standard chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is unknown. METHODS: We conducted an open-label, phase 3 trial comparing crizotinib with chemotherapy in 343 patients with advanced ALK-positive nonsquamous NSCLC who had received no previous systemic treatment for advanced disease. Patients were randomly assigned to receive oral crizotinib at a dose of 250 mg twice daily or to receive intravenous chemotherapy (pemetrexed, 500 mg per square meter of body-surface area, plus either cisplatin, 75 mg per square meter, or carboplatin, target area under the curve of 5 to 6 mg per milliliter per minute) every 3 weeks for up to six cycles...
December 4, 2014: New England Journal of Medicine
A T Shaw, A M Varghese, B J Solomon, D B Costa, S Novello, M Mino-Kenudson, M M Awad, J A Engelman, G J Riely, V Monica, B Y Yeap, G V Scagliotti
BACKGROUND: Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is highly responsive to crizotinib. To determine whether ALK-positive NSCLC is also sensitive to pemetrexed, we retrospectively evaluated progression-free survival (PFS) of ALK-positive versus ALK-negative patients who had been treated with pemetrexed-based chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We identified 121 patients with advanced, ALK-positive NSCLC in the USA, Australia, and Italy...
January 2013: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
D Ross Camidge, Scott A Kono, Xian Lu, Sonia Okuyama, Anna E Barón, Ana B Oton, Angela M Davies, Marileila Varella-Garcia, Wilbur Franklin, Robert C Doebele
HYPOTHESIS: To explore whether the progression-free survival (PFS) with pemetrexed differs between anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive and other major molecular subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer. METHODS: In an ALK-enriched population, patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer were screened by ALK fluorescence in situ hybridization and for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and KRAS mutations. Triple-tested, pemetrexed-treated patients (monotherapy or combination therapy) were identified and PFS with pemetrexed captured retrospectively...
April 2011: Journal of Thoracic Oncology
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