An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of Temozolomide Plus Radiation Therapy With Nivolumab or Placebo, for Newly Diagnosed Patients With Glioblastoma (GBM, a Malignant Brain Cancer)

  • Interventional
  • Not Recruiting
  • NCT02667587
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A Randomized Phase 3 Single Blind Study of Temozolomide Plus Radiation Therapy Combined With Nivolumab or Placebo in Newly Diagnosed Adult Subjects With MGMT-Methylated (Tumor O6-methylguanine DNA Methyltransferase) Glioblastoma

The purpose of this study is to evaluate patients with glioblastoma that is MGMT-methylated (the MGMT gene is altered by a chemical change). Patients will receive temozolomide plus radiation therapy. They will be compared to patients receiving nivolumab in addition to temozolomide plus radiation therapy.


Age Group
18 Years and up

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        Inclusion Criteria:

         - Males and Females, age ≥ 18 years old

         - Newly diagnosed brain cancer or tumor called glioblastoma or GBM

         - Karnofsky performance status of ≥ 70 (able to take care of self)

         - Substantial recovery from surgery resection

         - Tumor test result shows MGMT methylated or indeterminate tumor subtype

        Exclusion Criteria:

         - Biopsy-only of GBM with less than 20% of tumor removed

         - Prior treatment for GBM (other than surgical resection)

         - Any known tumor outside of the brain

         - Recurrent or secondary GBM

         - Active known or suspected autoimmune disease

        Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply

At a Glance

National Government IDNCT02667587


Lead SponsorBristol-Myers Squibb

Lead PhysicianSteven Chmura


18 Years and up
Not Recruiting