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for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
at San Francisco, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion:



This is a phase II/III confirmatory study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of nintedanib (BIBF 1120) in combination + (pemetrexed / cisplatin) followed by nintedanib (BIBF 1120) versus placebo + pemetrexed / cisplatin followed by placebo for the treatment of patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Official Title

LUME-Meso: Double Blind, Randomised, Multicentre, Phase II/III Study of Nintedanib in Combination With Pemetrexed / Cisplatin Followed by Continuing Nintedanib Monotherapy Versus Placebo in Combination With Pemetrexed / Cisplatin Followed by Continuing Placebo Monotherapy for the Treatment of Patients With Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Mesothelioma Nintedanib Cisplatin Pemetrexed


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Histologically confirmed malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) (Epithelioid or biphasic subtype for Phase II patients; epithelioid subtype only for Phase III patients)
  • Life expectancy of at least 3 months in the opinion of the investigator
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) score of 0 or 1
  • Measurable disease according to modified RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumours) criteria

You CAN'T join if...

  • Previous systemic chemotherapy for MPM
  • Prior treatment with nintedanib or any other prior line of therapy
  • Phase II patients with sarcomatoid subtype MPM or Phase III patients with biphasic or sarcomatoid subtype MPM
  • Patients with symptomatic neuropathy
  • Radiotherapy (except extremities) within 3 months prior to baseline imaging
  • Active brain metastases (e.g. stable for < 4 weeks)
  • Radiographic evidence of cavitary or necrotic tumours or local invasion of major blood vessels by MPM
  • Significant cardiovascular diseases
  • Inadequate hematologic, renal, or hepatic function


  • University of California San Francisco
    San Francisco, California, 94115, United States
  • Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada- Peak Office
    Henderson, Nevada, 89052, United States


in progress, not accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
Boehringer Ingelheim
Phase 3
Lead Scientist
Thierry Jahan
Study Type
Last Updated
January 29, 2018