A Study of Carboplatin and Gemcitabine Plus Bevacizumab in Patients With Ovary, Peritoneal, or Fallopian Tube Carcinoma

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Basic Trial Information

PhaseTypeStatusAgeSponsorProtocol IDs
Phase IIITreatmentCompleted18 and overPharmaceutical / IndustryAVF4095g

Trial Description


This was a placebo-controlled, randomized, multicenter Phase III study that evaluated the safety and efficacy of bevacizumab, administered in combination with carboplatin with gemcitabine, in women with platinum-sensitive recurrent epithelial ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube carcinoma.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed Informed Consent Form
  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • Documented ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube carcinoma that has recurred
  • No prior chemotherapy in the recurrent setting
  • Measurable disease
  • Recovered from prior radiation therapy or surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior chemotherapy treatment for recurrent ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube carcinoma
  • History of abdominal fistula, gastrointestinal perforation (GIP), or intra-abdominal abscess
  • Patients with clinical symptoms or signs of gastrointestinal (GI) obstruction or who require parenteral hydration, parenteral nutrition, or tube feeding
  • Patients with evidence of abdominal free air not explained by paracentesis or recent surgical procedure
  • Current, recent, or planned participation in an experimental drug study
  • History of systemic bevacizumab (Avastin) or other vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) or VEGF receptor-targeted agent use
  • Inadequately controlled hypertension
  • Prior history of hypertensive crisis or hypertensive encephalopathy
  • New York Heart Association Class II or greater congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • History of myocardial infarction or unstable angina
  • History of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Known central nervous system (CNS) disease except for treated brain metastasis
  • Significant vascular disease or recent peripheral arterial thrombosis
  • History of hemoptysis
  • Evidence of bleeding diathesis or significant coagulopathy (in the absence of therapeutic anticoagulation)

Trial Contact Information

Trial Lead Organizations/Sponsors

Genentech Incorporated

    Amreen Husain, MD, Study Director

    Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.
    NLM Identifier NCT00434642
    ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on February 27, 2015

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