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A Phase I Safety and Immunogenicity Trial of MVA-BNŽ-HER2 Vaccine in HER-2-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Following Adjuvant Therapy

The current trial, BNIT-BR-003, will evaluate the safety and biological activity of a fixed dose of MVA-BNŽ-HER2 following adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer. The intent of vaccination is to induce a combined antibody and T-cell anti-HER-2 immune response, which is intended to target HER-2-expressing tumor cells, and may induce tumor regression or slow progression of disease.

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  • biological : MVA-BN-HER2

Phase: Phase 1


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Signed Informed Consent - Women, ? 18 years of age - Histologically documented, HER-2-positive breast cancer without metastatic disease. Hormone receptor (ER/PR) status may be either positive or negative. HER-2 (+) status may be determined by one of the following measurements: - Immunohistochemistry 3+ or FISH/CISH+ (HER-2 gene signal to centromere 17 signal > 2). NOTE: HER-2 assessment may have been on initial diagnosis and need not be repeated. - Patients should be assessed as having no evidence of disease (NED) at the end of adjuvant chemotherapy. In addition, these patients must have a clinical evaluation and lab work as standard of care disease assessment without evidence of recurrence within 28 days of the first planned dose of MVA-BNŽ-HER2. - Completed adjuvant and/or neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer at least 3 months previously (measured from the date of the last dose of chemotherapy) and prior to the first planned dose of MVA-BNŽ-HER2). - ECOG Performance Score of 0, 1. - Predicted life expectancy ? 12 months - Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) by ECHO ? LLN as defined by institutional standards - Women of childbearing potential must: - have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test, and - must agree to use a medically acceptable barrier and/or chemical method of contraception throughout the study treatment period and for 28 days after the last dose of MVA-BNŽ-HER2. - No significant cardiac, bone marrow dysfunction, or coagulopathy (defined as no Grade 3 or greater AE according to NCI CTCAE v 3.0). No significant hepatic or renal dysfunction (defined as no Grade 2 or greater AE according to NCI CTCAE v 3.0. Patients with a known history of a CLINICALLY NON-SIGNIFICANT laboratory parameter may be eligible for inclusion provided an exemption is granted by the study Medical Monitor prior to enrollment. - A negative virology screen for HIV, HBsAg, and HCV

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Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Mary Chen
Not Recruiting

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