Selpercatinib for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital - Linkou, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Selpercatinib +1 morePhase 3RecruitingResearch Sponsored by Loxo Oncology, Inc.

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new drug to see if it can prevent cancer from returning in people who have had surgery or radiation for early-stage lung cancer. It will last up to three years, and people whose cancer comes back while taking the placebo will be able to switch to the new drug.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~randomization to death from any cause (estimated as up to 9 years)]
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and randomization to death from any cause (estimated as up to 9 years)] for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Event-Free Survival (EFS)
Secondary outcome measures
Mean Change from Baseline over Time in NSCLC Symptoms
Mean Change from Baseline over Time in Physical Function
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Awards & Highlights

Pivotal Trial
The final step before approval, pivotal trials feature drugs that have already shown basic safety & efficacy.
All Individual Drugs Already Approved
Therapies where all constituent drugs have already been approved are likely to have better-understood side effect profiles.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Placebo Group
Group I: SelpercatinibExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Selpercatinib administered orally.
Group II: PlaceboPlacebo Group1 Intervention
Placebo administered orally.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
FDA approved

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Loxo Oncology, Inc.Lead Sponsor
46 Previous Clinical Trials
7,908 Total Patients Enrolled
Eli Lilly and CompanyIndustry Sponsor
2,531 Previous Clinical Trials
3,173,669 Total Patients Enrolled
Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST)Study Director
Eli Lilly and Company
1,300 Previous Clinical Trials
394,418 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Selpercatinib Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04819100 — Phase 3
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Study Groups: Selpercatinib, Placebo
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Clinical Trial 2023: Selpercatinib Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04819100 — Phase 3
Selpercatinib 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04819100 — Phase 3

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What are the normal indications for Selpercatinib?

"Selpercatinib is frequently given to patients with medullary carcinoma of thyroid. Other conditions that this medication can ameliorate include adrenal medulla, radioactive iodine-refractory, and require systemic therapy."

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Are there any other treatments that have been studied alongside Selpercatinib?

"Selpercatinib was first trialed in 2017 at the Severance Hospital. Since then, 18301 have completed clinical trials across the globe. There are 11 active trials as of now, with a significant portion taking place in Toronto, Canada."

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What are the precedents for this research?

"Selpercatinib has been under investigation since 2017 by Eli Lilly and Company. The first study, involving 875 participants, occurred in that year. Selpercatinib received Phase 1 & 2 approval after the successful trial. There are currently 11 active studies for Selpercatinib taking place in 584 cities across 34 countries."

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Are we able to sign new participants up for this experiment?

"Yes, according to the latest information on, this trial is looking for 170 patients at 22 different sites. The posting date was December 20th, 2021 and the most recent update was November 10th, 2022."

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Has the U.S. Food and Drug Administration okayed Selpercatinib?

"Selpercatinib's safety was given a score of 3 by our analysts. This is due to the fact that Selpercatinib has reached Phase 3 in clinical trials, so there is both efficacy and safety data available."

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How many different medical clinics are running this trial today?

"22 hospitals and medical research institutes are currently taking part in this study. These include locations in Toronto, Clifton Park, Boston as well as other cities. If you enroll, try to select the site that is closest to your residence to reduce travel time and expenses."

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How many people are currently enrolled in this clinical trial?

"One hundred and seventy patients that meet the necessary requirements are required for this clinical trial. The sponsor, Eli Lilly and Company, will be managing the study from multiple locations including Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario and New York Oncology Hematology, P.C in Clifton Park, Massachusetts."

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~113 spots leftby Aug 2028