Study of Venetoclax in Combination With Carfilzomib and Dexamethasone in Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma (MM)

Status: Active


A Phase 2, open-label, dose escalation study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of venetoclax in combination with carfilzomib-dexamethasone (Kd) in participants with relapsed or refractory MM and have received 1 to 3 prior lines of therapy.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Eastern Collaborative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance score of less than or equal to
  • - Documented relapsed or progressive Multiple Myeloma (MM) on or after any regimen or is refractory to the most recent line of therapy.
  • Received prior treatment with at least 1, but no more than 3, prior lines of therapy for MM.
  • Measurable disease on Screening per International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) criteria.
  • Meets absolute neutrophil count, platelet count, hemoglobin, liver and kidney function laboratory values within 2 weeks prior to first dose of study drug.
  • For Part 3, Cohort 7, participants must meet the above criteria and also be positive for translocation t(11;14) as determined by an analytically validated Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) assay per central laboratory testing.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Has a pre-existing condition that is contraindicated including
  • Non-secretory or oligo-secretory MM
  • Active plasma cell leukemia
  • Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
  • Primary amyloidosis
  • POEMS syndrome (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal protein, and skin changes)
  • Active hepatitis B or C infection based on screening blood testing
  • Significant cardiovascular disease
  • Major surgery within 4 weeks prior to first dose
  • Acute infections requiring antibiotic, antifungal or antiviral therapy within14 days prior to first dose
  • Peripheral neuropathy ≥ Grade 3 or ≥ Grade 2 with pain within 2 weeks prior to first dose
  • Uncontrolled diabetes or uncontrolled hypertension within 14 days prior to first dose
  • Any other medical condition that, in the opinion of the Investigator, would adversely affect the subject's participation in the study.
  • History of other active malignancies, including myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), within the past 3 years prior to study entry Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply

Locations & Contacts


University of Alabama at Birmingham Cancer Center
Status: Temporarily closed to accrual
Name Not Available


University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Status: Temporarily closed to accrual
Name Not Available


University of Kentucky / Markey Cancer Center
Status: Temporarily closed to accrual
Contact: Gregory P. Monohan
Phone: 859-257-3379

North Carolina

Duke University Medical Center
Status: Active
Name Not Available


University of Pennsylvania / Abramson Cancer Center
Status: Temporarily closed to accrual
Name Not Available


Salt Lake City
Huntsman Cancer Institute / University of Utah
Status: Active
Name Not Available

Trial Phase & Type

Trial Phase

Phase II

Trial Type


Lead Organization

Lead Organization

Trial IDs

Primary ID M15-538
Secondary IDs NCI-2016-01672 ID NCT02899052