Klinische Studien

BAY 73-4506


A randomized, double blind, placebo – controlled, multicenter phase III study of Regorafenib in patients with HCC after Sorafenib

Status: Active (Recruitment Closed)

Purpose / Objectives

Primary Outcome

Overall Survival(OS)

Secondary Outcomes

Time To Progression (TTP)
Progression Free Survival (PFS)
Objective Tumor Response Rate (ORR)
Disease Control Rate (DCR=CR+PR+SD)


Patient attributes

Inclusion criteria

Signed informed consent (IC) obtained before any study specific procedure.

Patients must be able to understand and willing to sign the written informed


Male or female patients 18 years of age.

Histological or cytological confirmation of HCC or non-invasive diagnosis of

HCC as per American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

criteria (See Section 14.7) in patients with a confirmed diagnosis of cirrhosis.

Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) stage Category B or C that cannot

benefit from treatments of established efficacy with higher priority such as

resection, local ablation, chemoembolization or systemic sorafenib. Reference

to liver transplantation was deleted in Amendment 2 (see Section

Failure to prior treatment with sorafenib (defined as documented radiological

progression according to the radiology charter). Randomization needs to be

performed within 10 weeks after the last treatment with sorafenib. The bold text

replaced the original text in Amendment 2 (see Section

Tolerability of prior treatment with sorafenib defined as not less than 20 days at

a minimum daily dose of 400 mg QD within the last 28 days prior to


Liver function status Child-Pugh Class A. Child Pugh status should be

calculated based on clinical findings and laboratory results during the screening


Local or loco-regional therapy of intrahepatic tumor lesions (e.g. surgery,

radiation therapy, hepatic arterial embolization, chemoembolization,

radiofrequency ablation, percutaneous ethanol injection, or cryoablation) must



Exclusion criteria

 -Prior liver transplantation or candidates for liver transplantation
- Prior treatment with regorafenib. Patients permanently withdrawn from study
participation will not be allowed to re-enter the study.
-Prior systemic treatment for HCC, except sorafenib.
-Permanent discontinuation of prior sorafenib therapy due to sorafenib related toxicity.

Trial design

  • Phase III
  • Randomized
  • Two-arm
  • Double-blind

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Responsibilities in overall trial

Bayer HealthCare AG

    National Coordinating Investigator

    Prof. Dr. med. Markus-Alexander Woerns

    Study Sites

    Studienzentrum Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie (Abt. Waldschmidt)

    Study office


    Active (Recruitment Closed)

    Principal Investigator

    Dr. med. Dirk Waldschmidt

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