CDK4/6 Inhibitor
Not Enrolling

A Phase 1b Study of Abemaciclib in Combination With Pembrolizumab for Patients With Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer or Hormone-Receptor-Positive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer*

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Key Inclusion Criteria
  • Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), HER2-negative breast cancer
  • Part A: Chemotherapy-naïve, KRAS-mutant, PD-L1-positive NSCLC
  • Part B: Squamous NSCLC. Participants must have received only one prior platinum-based chemotherapy for advanced/metastatic NSCLC
  • Part C: HR+, HER2-negative breast cancer. Participants must have received at least one, but no more than two, chemotherapy regimens in the metastatic setting
  • Part D: Locally advanced or metastatic HR+, HER2-negative breast cancer
  • Willing to provide tumor tissue prior to treatment and after treatment initiation
  • Measurable disease as defined by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) version 1.1
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 or 1
  • Must agree to use highly effective methods of contraception during the study and for 120 days following last dose of study drug
  • Discontinued all previous treatments for cancer and recovered from the acute effects of therapy
  • Life expectancy of ≥12 weeks
Key Exclusion Criteria
  • Part D: Currently receiving or previously received endocrine therapy OR chemotherapy for locoregionally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer. Initiated bisphosphonates or approved RANK-ligand (RANK-L) targeted agents <7 days prior to cycle 1 day 1
  • History of syncope of either unexplained or cardiovascular etiology, ventricular arrhythmia (including but not limited to ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation), or sudden cardiac arrest
  • Central nervous system metastasis with development of associated neurological changes 14 days prior to receiving study drug
  • History of any other cancer (except nonmelanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix or breast) unless in complete remission with no therapy for a minimum of 3 years
  • Pregnant, breastfeeding, or expecting to conceive or father children within the duration of the trial through 4 months after last dose of trial treatment
  • QTc interval >470 ms on electrocardiogram
  • History of interstitial lung disease
  • History of or active autoimmune disease or other syndrome that requires systemic steroids or autoimmune agents for the past 2 years
  • Prior anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, or anti-CTLA4 agent
  • Prior therapy with a cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) inhibitor
  • Active bacterial, fungal, and/or known viral infection
This clinical trial is being conducted globally in partnership with Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. 
Abemaciclib is administered PO Q12H on days 1-21 of each 21-day cycle.
Pembrolizumab is administered intravenously on day 1 of each 21-day cycle.
Anastrozole is administered PO Q24H on days 1-21 of each 21-day cycle.
For information on trial enrollment, locations, and more, call 1-800-545-5979.

or visit www.clinicaltrials.gov for more information on this trial