About this trial

This is a randomized, international multi-center, double blind, placebo-controlled Phase III study where patients with gastric cancers with Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2b (FGFR2b) overexpression will be randomized to either bemarituzumab combined with oxaliplatin, leucovorin, and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) (mFOLFOX6) or Placebo plus mFOLFOX6.

Patient Profile

Adults with histologically documented unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer which shows FGFR2b over expression and is not amenable to curative therapy

Where’s this trial being run?

St James’s Hospital

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Summary Data

Number: 23-17
Full Title:

A Randomized, Multi-center, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Phase 3 Study of Bemarituzumab Plus Chemotherapy Versus Placebo Plus Chemotherapy in Subjects With Previously Untreated Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer With FGFR2b Overexpression

Principal Investigator: Prof Maeve Lowery (St. James' Hospital)
Type: Industry Sponsored

Amgen Inc.

Recruitment Started: Global: March 2022
Ireland: December 2023
Global Recruitment Target: 516
Ireland Recruitment Target: 6