A phase II Study of the Anti-PD1 Antibody Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Patients with Advanced Sarcomas

TYPE OF SARCOMA: Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma and Poorly Differentiated/Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma
DRUG: Pembrolizumab
ACCRUAL STATUS: Not Recruiting

OVERALL STUDY PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:
Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

FOR STUDY DETAILS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: CLINICALTRIALS.GOV

CLINICALTRIALS.GOV IDENTIFIER: NCT02301039

PUBLICATIONS:
Keung EZ, Burgess M, Salazar R, Parra ER, Rodrigues-Canales J, Bolejack V, Van Tine BA, Schuetze SM, Attia S, Riedel RF, Hu J, Okuno SH, Priebat DA, Movva S, Davis LE, Reed DR, Reuben A, Roland CL, Reinke D, Lazar AJ, Wang WL, Wargo JA, Tawbi HA. Correlative Analyses of the SARC028 Trial Reveal an Association Between Sarcoma-Associated Immune Infiltrate and Response to Pembrolizumab. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Mar 15;26(6):1258-1266. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-1824. Epub 2020 Jan 3. PMID: 31900276; PMCID: PMC7731262.

Petitprez F, de Reyniès A, Keung EZ, Chen TW, Sun CM, Calderaro J, Jeng YM, Hsiao LP, Lacroix L, Bougoüin A, Moreira M, Lacroix G, Natario I, Adam J, Lucchesi C, Laizet YH, Toulmonde M, Burgess MA, Bolejack V, Reinke D, Wani KM, Wang WL, Lazar AJ, Roland CL, Wargo JA, Italiano A, Sautès-Fridman C, Tawbi HA, Fridman WH. B cells are associated with survival and immunotherapy response in sarcoma. Nature. 2020 Jan;577(7791):556-560. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1906-8. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PMID: 31942077.

Tawbi HA, Burgess M, Bolejack V, Van Tine BA, Schuetze SM, Hu J, D’Angelo S, Attia S, Riedel RF, Priebat DA, Movva S, Davis LE, Okuno SH, Reed DR, Crowley J, Butterfield LH, Salazar R, Rodriguez-Canales J, Lazar AJ, Wistuba II, Baker LH, Maki RG, Reinke D, Patel S. Pembrolizumab in advanced soft-tissue sarcoma and bone sarcoma (SARC028): a multicentre, two-cohort, single-arm, open-label, phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017 Nov;18(11):1493-1501. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30624-1. Epub 2017 Oct 4. Erratum in: Lancet Oncol. 2017 Dec;18(12 ):e711. Erratum in: Lancet Oncol. 2018 Jan;19(1):e8. PMID: 28988646; PMCID: PMC7939029.

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