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3811 - Efficacy and safety of nintedanib (NIN)/docetaxel (DOC) in patients with lung adenocarcinoma: Further analyses from the LUME-Lung 1 study


08 Oct 2016


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David Heigener


Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (6): 416-454. 10.1093/annonc/mdw383


D. Heigener1, M. Gottfried2, J. Bennouna3, I. Bondarenko4, J. Douillard3, M. Krzakowski5, A. Mellemgaard6, S. Novello7, S. Orlov8, Y.J. Summers9, J. von Pawel10, J. Hocke11, R. Kaiser12, M. Reck13

Author affiliations

  • 1 Department Of Thoracic Oncology, LungenClinic Grosshansdorf, 22927 - Grosshansdorf/DE
  • 2 Lung Cancer Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba/IL
  • 3 Département D’oncologie Médicale, ICO Institut de Cancerologie de l'Ouest René Gauducheau, 44805 - St. Herblain/FR
  • 4 Department Of Oncology, Radiodiagnosis And Radioth, Dnipropetrovsk Municipal Clinical Hospital #4, 49102 - Dnepropetrovsk/UA
  • 5 Lung & Thoracic Tumours Dept, MSC Memorial Cancer Centre and Institute Maria Sklodowska-Curie, 02-781 - Warsaw/PL
  • 6 Department Of Oncology, University Hospital Herlev, 2730 - Herlev/DK
  • 7 Department Of Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria ASOU San Luigi Gonzaga, 10043 - Orbassano/IT
  • 8 Department Of Thoracic Oncology, GOU VPO St Petersburg State Medical University, 197022 - Saint Petersburg/RU
  • 9 Department Of Lung Cancer, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, M20 4BX - Manchester/GB
  • 10 Oncology, Asklepios-Fachklinikum, 82131 - Gauting/DE
  • 11 Medical Data Services And Biostatistics, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG,, 88400 - Biberach/DE
  • 12 Corporate Division Medicine, Ta Oncology, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, 55218 - Ingelheim/DE
  • 13 Thoracic Oncology, Lung Clinic Grosshansdorf, Airway Research Center North (ARCN), member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), 22927 - Grosshansdorf/DE


Abstract 3811


NIN is a triple angiokinase inhibitor approved in the EU in combination with DOC for the treatment of adenocarcinoma non-small cell lung cancer patients after first-line therapy (FLT). A continuous linear correlation between overall survival (OS) benefit with NIN and the predictive marker “time from start of FLT” (TSFLT) has been observed in adenocarcinoma patients.


First, analyses were conducted of European adenocarcinoma patients, who comprise the majority of the population from the Phase III LUME-Lung 1 trial comparing NIN/DOC with placebo (PLA)/DOC (NCT00805194). Second, in order to further characterise time from FLT, analyses were conducted in adenocarcinoma populations defined by the dichotomisation at appropriate cut-points of TSFLT or progressive disease (PD) as best response to FLT. Analyses based on “time from end of FLT” (TEFLT) as described in other clinical trials were also performed.


In the overall adenocarcinoma population (n = 658), both independently assessed progression-free survival (median 4.0 vs 2.8 months, hazard ratio [HR] 0.77 [95% CI 0.6–0.96]; p = 0.0193) and OS were significantly longer with NIN/DOC vs PLA/DOC (median OS [mOS] 12.6 vs 10.3 months, HR 0.83 [95% CI 0.70–0.99]; p = 0.0359). OS improved both in the overall European adenocarcinoma (n = 463; mOS 13.4 vs 8.7 months, HR 0.79 [0.65–0.97]; p = 0.0254) and in European adenocarcinoma patients with TSFLT 


NIN plus DOC exhibits significant OS benefits in the adenocarcinoma population and a more pronounced OS benefit in patients with a shorter time since FLT and more aggressive tumours.

Clinical trial identification


Legal entity responsible for the study

Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co. KG


Boehringer IngelheimGmbH & Co. KG


D. Heigener: Honoraria and travel reimbursements from Boehringer Ingelheim. Honoraria from Eli Lilly, Roche, Pfizer and BMS and non-financial funding from Boehringer Ingelheim during the conduct of this study. M. Gottfried: Non-financial support from Boehringer lngelheim during the conduct of the study. J. Bennouna: Personal fees from Roche, Astra-Zeneca and Boehringer Ingelheim and non-financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim in the conduct of this study. I. Bondarenko: Non-financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim during the conduct of this study. J-Y. Douillard: Personal fees from Boehringer Ingelheim, Astra Zeneca and NEKTAR. Non-financial funding from Boehringer Ingelheim. His institute receives grants from Merck Serono. M. Krzakowski: Honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, BMS and Roche and non-financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim. A. Mellemgaard: Honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim. Non financial support during the conduct of this study from Boehringer Ingelheim. S. Novello: Honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Roche, Astra-Zeneca and MSD. Non-financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim during the conduct of this study. S. Orlov: Non-financial funding from Boehringer Ingelheim during the conduct of this study. Y.J. Summers: Honoraria and non-financial funding from Boehringer Ingelheim. J. von Pawel: Non-financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim. J. Hocke, R. Kaiser: Employee of Boehringer Ingelheim. M. Reck: Non-financial support from Boehringer lngelheim. Honoraria from Boehringer lngelheim, Roche, Eli Lilly, MSD, BMS, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Novartis.

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