AMGEN ANNOUNCES TOPLINE DATA FROM LUMAKRAS® (SOTORASIB) PHASE 3 TRIAL IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER
LUMAKRAS Met Primary Endpoint of Progression-Free Survival, Demonstrating Superiority Over Standard of Care Docetaxel Chemotherapy, in KRAS G12C-Mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Detailed Data to be Presented at an Upcoming Medical Congress
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the global Phase 3 CodeBreaK 200 trial evaluating once daily oral LUMAKRAS® (sotorasib) met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS), demonstrating statistical significance and superiority over standard of care chemotherapy, intravenous docetaxel. The first randomized clinical trial for a KRASG12C inhibitor assessed the efficacy and safety of LUMAKRAS in 345 previously treated patients with KRAS G12C-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had received at minimum, prior platinum-based doublet chemotherapy and checkpoint inhibitor therapy.
"Further analyses of the data are ongoing, and we look forward to sharing detailed data at an upcoming medical meeting," said David M. Reese, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen. "We are grateful to all of the investigators and patients who participated in this first randomized, controlled clinical trial of a KRASG12C inhibitor."
About LUMAKRAS®/LUMYKRAS® (sotorasib)
Amgen is progressing the largest and broadest global KRASG12C inhibitor development program with unparalleled speed and exploring more than 10 sotorasib combination regimens, including triplets, with clinical trial sites spanning five continents. To date, over 6,500 patients around the world have received LUMAKRAS/LUMYKRAS through the clinical development program, expanded access and commercial use.
In total, LUMAKRAS/LUMYKRAS is approved in over 44 markets around the world, including the United States, the European Union, Japan, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Taiwan and Qatar, and in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Israel and Singapore under the U.S. FDA's Project Orbis. Amgen has submitted MAAs in Argentina, Colombia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Turkey.
LUMAKRAS/LUMYKRAS is also being studied in multiple other solid tumors.3
About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and the KRAS G12C Mutation
KRAS G12C is the most common KRAS mutation in NSCLC.6 About 13% of patients with NSCLC harbor the KRAS G12C mutation.7 Unmet medical need remains high and treatment options are limited for NSCLC patients with the KRAS G12C mutation whose first-line treatment has failed to work or has stopped working. The outcomes with other approved therapies are suboptimal, with a median progression-free survival of approximately four months following second-line treatment of KRAS G12C-mutated NSCLC.8
CodeBreaK 100, the Phase 1 and 2, first-in-human, open-label multicenter study, enrolled patients with KRAS G12C-mutant solid tumors.9 Eligible patients must have received a prior line of systemic anticancer therapy, consistent with their tumor type and stage of disease. The primary endpoint for the Phase 2 study was centrally assessed objective response rate. The Phase 2 trial in NSCLC enrolled 126 patients, 124 of whom had centrally evaluable lesions by RECIST at baseline.2 The Phase 2 trial in colorectal cancer (CRC) is fully enrolled and results have been published.10
CodeBreaK 200, the global Phase 3 randomized active-controlled study comparing sotorasib to docetaxel in KRAS G12C-mutated NSCLC completed enrollment of 345 patients. Eligible patients had previously treated, locally advanced and unresectable or metastatic KRAS G12C-mutated NSCLC. The primary endpoint is progression-free survival and key secondary endpoints include overall survival, objective response rate, and patient-reported outcomes.11
Amgen also has several Phase 1b studies investigating sotorasib monotherapy and sotorasib combination therapy across various advanced solid tumors (CodeBreaK 101) open for enrollment.12 A Phase 2 randomized study will evaluate sotorasib in patients with stage IV KRAS G12C-mutated NSCLC in need of first-line treatment (CodeBreaK 201).13
For information, please visit www.hcp.codebreaktrials.com.
LUMAKRAS® (sotorasib) U.S. Indication
This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on overall response rate (ORR) and duration of response (DOR). Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in a confirmatory trial(s).
LUMAKRAS® (sotorasib) Important U.S. Safety Information
Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pneumonitis
Most Common Adverse Reactions
Please see LUMAKRAS full Prescribing Information.
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