A Study of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Nivolumab Versus Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Placebo, Followed by Surgical Removal and Adjuvant Treatment With Nivolumab or Placebo for Participants With Surgically Removable Early Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind Study of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Nivolumab Versus Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Placebo, Followed by Surgical Resection and Adjuvant Treatment With Nivolumab or Placebo for Participants With Resectable Stage II-IIIB Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
The main purpose of the study is to examine if periadjuvant (neoadjuvant, then adjuvant) immunotherapy will prolong event free survival in participants with early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
18 Years and up
Accepting Healthy Volunteers?
- Participants with suspected or histologically confirmed Stage IIA (> 4 cm) to IIIB (T3N2) non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) with disease that is considered resectable
- No brain metastasis
- Treatment-naive for NSCLC (no prior systemic anti-cancer treatment)
- Ability to provide surgical or biopsy tumor tissue for biomarkers
- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status of ≤ 1
- Participants with an active, known or suspected autoimmune disease
- Any positive test for hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
- Any previous anti-cancer treatment including cytotoxic, IO treatment, targeted agents, or radiotherapy for NSCLC
- Prior treatment with any anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, anti-PD-L2, or anti-CTLA-4 antibody, or any other antibody or drug specifically targeting T-cell co-stimulation or checkpoint pathways
Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria apply