A Phase IB Study of BKM120 plus MEK162 in Select Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
A Phase Ib, Open-label, Multi-center, Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of an Orally Administered Combination of BKM120 Plus MEK162 in Adult Patients with Selected Advanced Solid Tumors
The purpose of this study is to find the highest dose of the investigational drugs BKM120 and MEK162 that can be given together in patients with advanced solid tumors with particular molecular profiles that make them candidates for these drugs. BKM120 works by blocking a protein called PI3 kinase. MEK162 inhibits a protein called MEK1/2. Both proteins can cause cancer cells to grow faster.
To be eligible for this study, patients must meet several criteria, including but not limited to the following:
Patients must have either (1) lung cancer with a KRAS mutation, (2) lung cancer with an EGFR mutation that is no longer sensitive to erlotinib or gefitinib, (3) lung cancer with a T790M mutation, or (4) ovarian cancer with a RAS (K, N, or H) or a RAF mutation.
Patients must have recovered from the side effects of prior therapies.
Patients must be able to be ambulatory for more than half of their normal waking hours.
Patients must be age 18 or older
For more information about this study and to inquire about eligibility, please contact Dr. Mrinal Gounder at 646-888-4167.
Clinical trials can offer you access to a new, experimental treatment before it is available to most patients. Joining a clinical trial is also a way to make a valuable contribution toward the fight against cancer.