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About this trial

This is a randomized, open-label, multicenter Phase 2/3 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rogaratinib (BAY 1163877) compared to chemotherapy in patients with FGFR positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who have received prior platinum-containing chemotherapy.

The primary objective of the entire trial is to compare rogaratinib (BAY1163877) with chemotherapy (docetaxel, paclitaxel or vinflunine) in terms of prolonging the overall survival (OS) of patients with FGFR positive urothelial carcinoma.

Patient Profile

Patients who have locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who have received at least one prior platinum-containing chemotherapy regimen. Only patients with FGFR1 or 3 positive tumors can be randomized into the trial.

Where’s this trial being run?

Cork University Hospital, St James’s Hospital, and Tallaght University Hospital

Can I join this study / trial?

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Summary Data

Name: 17403/ FORT-1
Number: 17-04
Full Title:

A Randomized, Open Label, Multicenter Phase 2/3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Rogaratinib (BAY1163877) Compared to Chemotherapy in Patients With FGFR-positive Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma Who Have Received Prior Platinum-containing Chemotherapy.

Principal Investigator: Prof Ray McDermott (Tallaght University Hospital)
Type: Industry Sponsored


Recruitment Started: Global: May 2018
Ireland: June 2018
Global Recruitment Target: 400
Ireland Recruitment Target: 13