- Trial ID:
- James Mason
- 1. Male or female patient ≥ 18 years of age with newly diagnosed, histologically confirmed, AML including de novo, secondary to antecedent hematologic disorders, or treatment-related disease with intermediate or unfavorable-risk cytogenetics
- 2. Unable to receive intensive chemotherapy regimens at enrollment, based on one of the following:
- 1. An ECOG performance status of 2
- 2. Clinically significant cardiovascular disease defined as:
- 3. 20% blasts in bone marrow
- 4. Peripheral white blood cell (WBC) count 30,000/µL For cyto-reduction, hydroxyurea is allowed during screening and up to Cycle 1, Days 1-14, to reduce WBC count to < 30,000 µL prior to Day 1. After Cycle 1, Day 14, hydroxyurea is prohibited.
- 5. ECOG performance status ≤ 2
- 6. Adequate organ function as evidenced by the following laboratory findings:
- 1. Total bilirubin ≤ 2 × upper limit of normal (ULN) or < 3 x ULN for patients with Gilbert-Meulengracht Syndrome
- 2. Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 2.5 × ULN
- 7. Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 × ULN according to institutional standards or creatinine clearance ≥ 50 mL/min
- 8. QT-interval corrected according to Fridericia's formula (QTcF) ≤ 450 ms on electrocardiogram (ECG) at Screening
- 9. Male patient who is surgically sterile, or male patient who is willing to agree to remain completely abstinent (refrain from heterosexual intercourse) or who use barrier contraceptive measures and agree to refrain from donating sperm during the entire study treatment period
I. Age ≥ 75 years, or
II. Age < 75 years with at least 1 of the following co-morbidities:
i. Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤ 50%, measured within 3 months prior to Day 1 confirmed by ECHO/MUGA ii. Congestive heart failure requiring medical therapy iii. Chronic stable angina requiring medical therapy iv. Prior cerebrovascular accident with sequelae c. Clinically significant pulmonary disease defined as: i. Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) ≤ 65% of expected ii. Lung diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) ≤ 65% of expected Confirmed by pulmonary tests. d. Diabetes mellitus with symptomatic end-organ damage (e.g., retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, vasculopathy) e. Autoimmune inflammatory conditions (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematous, inflammatory bowel disease, or similar) requiring chronic disease modifying therapy (e.g., etanercept, adalimumab, infliximab, rituximab, methotrexate, or similar) f. Class III obesity defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) > 40 kg/m2 g. Renal impairment defined as serum creatinine > 1.3 mg/dL (> 115 µmol/L) or creatinine clearance <70 ml/min h. Clinically significant cognitive impairment defined as requiring medical therapy and/or assistance with activities of daily living
- 1. Able to receive intensive induction chemotherapy
- 2. AML-associated inv(16)/t(16;16)/del(16q), t(15;17) (i.e. promyelocytic leukemia) with/without secondary aberrations; t(8;21) lacking del (9q) or complex karyotypes
- 3. Presence of an active malignant disease within the last 12 months, with the exception of adequately treated cervical cancer in-situ, non-melanoma skin cancer and superficial bladder tumors (Ta [non-invasive tumor], Tis [carcinoma in situ] and T1 [tumor invades lamina propria]). Other malignancies may be considered after consultation with the Medical Monitor
- 4. Life-threatening illnesses other than AML, uncontrolled medical conditions or organ system dysfunction that, in the Investigator's opinion, could compromise the patient's safety or put the study outcomes at risk
- 5. Uncontrolled arrhythmias; any Class 3-4 cardiac diseases as defined by the New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional classification
- 6. Evidence of AML central nervous system (CNS) involvement
- 7. Previous chemotherapy for AML except for the following, which are allowed:
- 1. Hydroxyurea for cytoreduction
- 2. One course of hypomethylating agent therapy (i.e.; up to 7 doses of azacitidine or 3-5 days of decitabine) within 30 days prior to enrollment (Day 1)
- 8. Use of experimental drugs ≤ 30 days prior to screening
- 9. Received prior HDAC inhibitor therapy
- Silvia Mappa, MD
- +41 91 985 1878
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