ImmunoGen Presents Additional Efficacy and Safety Analyses Evaluating Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Ovarian Cancer at ASCO
Two Data Sets to be Presented at 2022 Annual Meeting
Poster Highlighting Updated Data from SORAYA Characterizing Anti-Tumor Activity Selected for Best of ASCO® Program: Tumor Reduction in 71.4% of Patients and Preliminary Median Overall Survival of 13.8 Months in High Folate Receptor Alpha Patients with Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
Pooled Data from Mirvetuximab Program in 464 Patients Demonstrate Differentiated and Consistent Safety Profile
"Treatment options remain limited for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, particularly for those who have received prior bevacizumab, and are associated with low response rates, short durations of response, and considerable toxicities," said
CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTI-TUMOR ACTIVITY IN THE SORAYA STUDY
SORAYA enrolled 106 platinum-resistant ovarian cancer patients with high FRα expression who have been previously treated with 1 to 3 prior systemic treatments, at least one of which included bevacizumab. The primary endpoint was confirmed objective response rate (ORR) as assessed by investigator. Secondary endpoints included duration of response (DOR) as assessed by investigator, CA-125 response, safety and tolerability, progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS); ORR, DOR, and PFS by blinded independent central review were sensitivity analyses. Data from SORAYA were first presented at the
- ORR by investigator was 32.4% (95% confidence interval [CI]: 23.6%, 42.2%), including 5 complete responses. Median time to response was 1.5 months (range 1.0 to 5.6) and 71.4% of patients demonstrated tumor reduction.
- The disease control rate (DCR), defined as complete response (CR), partial response, or stable disease maintained for ≥12 weeks, was 51.4%.
The median DOR was 6.9 months (95% CI: 5.6, 9.7) by investigator, with 5 responders continuing on mirvetuximab as of
April 29, 2022.
- The median PFS assessed by investigator was 4.3 months (95% CI: 3.7, 5.2).
- The preliminary median OS was 13.8 months, with 54% of the evaluable patient population event-free.
- In the sensitivity analyses by blinded independent central review, outcomes were similar: ORR 30.2% (95% CI: 21.3%, 40.4%) with 6 CRs; mDOR not reached (95% CI: 5.0, NR); mPFS 5.5 months (95% CI: 3.8, 6.9).
- In responders, depth and duration of response did not appear to be affected by dose reductions.
- Mirvetuximab was well-tolerated, consistent with previous studies. The most common treatment-related adverse events (TRAE) included blurred vision (41% all grade, 6% grade 3+), keratopathy (29% all grade, 9% grade 3+), and nausea (29% all grade, 0% grade 3+).
- TRAEs generally resolved with supportive care or, if needed, dose modifications; the discontinuation rate due to TRAEs was 9%.
- Kaplan-Meier plots for PFS and OS to be included in poster.
"I believe these additional analyses from SORAYA further support mirvetuximab's potential to become the first biomarker-directed agent indicated for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer," said
INTEGRATED SAFETY SUMMARY OF SINGLE-AGENT MIRVETUXIMAB SORAVTANSINE
This retrospective pooled analysis included 464 patients with FRα-positive, recurrent ovarian cancer across three studies: a Phase 1 first-in-human trial, the Phase 3 FORWARD I trial, and the pivotal Phase 3 SORAYA trial.
- Mirvetuximab monotherapy has a differentiated safety profile consisting primarily of low-grade gastrointestinal and ocular events; adverse events generally resolved and were managed with supportive care and, if needed, dose modifications. The discontinuation rate due to TRAEs was 7%.
- The most common TRAEs included blurred vision (42% all grade, 3% grade 3+), nausea (40% all grade, 2% grade 3+), diarrhea (33% all grade, 2% grade 3+), fatigue (31% all grade, 2% grade 3+), keratopathy (26% all grade, 3% grade 3+), and dry eye (22% all grade, 1% grade 3+).
- Mirvetuximab monotherapy did not result in any corneal ulcers or perforations, and no patients had permanent ocular sequelae.
- The majority of patients with ocular events did not require dose delay or dose reduction; <1% of patients discontinued mirvetuximab due to an ocular event.
"Having personally treated over 100 patients with mirvetuximab, I have helped my colleagues better understand how to manage the associated ocular events," said
POSTER SESSION DETAILS
The following posters will be available on
Title: Integrated Safety Summary of Single-Agent Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Patients with Folate Receptor α (FRα) Positive Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: Phase I and III Clinical Trials
Title: Mirvetuximab Soravtansine (MIRV) in Patients with Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer with High Folate Receptor Alpha (FRα) Expression: Characterization of Anti-Tumor Activity in the SORAYA Study
Additional information can be found at www.asco.org.
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Mirvetuximab soravtansine (IMGN853) is a first-in-class ADC comprising a folate receptor alpha-binding antibody, cleavable linker, and the maytansinoid payload DM4, a potent tubulin-targeting agent, to kill the targeted cancer cells.
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