A phase I study of the safety and pharmacokinetics of DSTP3086S, an anti-STEAP1 antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), in patients (pts) with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Genitourinary (Prostate) Cancer
Session Type and Session Title: 
Poster Discussion Session, Genitourinary (Prostate) Cancer
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J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstr 5020)


Daniel Costin Danila, Russell Zelig Szmulewitz, Celestia S. Higano, Houston Gilbert, Robert S. Kahn, Katie Wood, Priya Agarwal, Kedan Lin, Omar Kabbarah, Bernard M. Fine, Daniel J. Maslyar, Ulka N. Vaishampayan; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA; Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

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Background: Six-transmembrane epithelial antigen of the prostate-1 (STEAP1) protein is a cell-surface antigen overexpressed in human epithelial prostate cancers. The ADC DSTP3086S contains the humanized IgG1 anti-STEAP1 monoclonal antibody linked to the potent anti-mitotic agent MMAE. Methods: This study evaluated safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamic activity of intravenous DSTP3086S (0.3-2.8 mg/kg) given every 3 weeks (q3w) to pts with CRPC. A traditional 3+3 design was used to determine maximum-tolerated dose, followed by cohort expansion at the recommended Phase II dose (RP2D). Clinical activity was evaluated per PCWG criteria. Dose escalation results are presented. Results: Twenty-eight pts were enrolled with a median age of 67 (43-76), all ECOG PS 0-1, and with a median of 7 prior systemic regimens (including a median of 4 hormonal and 3 non-hormonal regimens). Pts received a median of 3 doses (range 1-10) of DSTP3086S. Reversible Grade 3 transaminitis DLTs occurred in one pt each in the 2.25 mg/kg and 2.8 mg/kg cohorts. Serious AEs (SAE) related to study drug (3 total) included one DVT (Grade 3) in the 1.5 mg/kg cohort, as well as one GI hemorrhage (Grade 3) and one sepsis event (Grade 5) in the 2.25 mg/kg cohort. The most common related AEs across all doses were fatigue (36%), nausea (32%), constipation (25%), decreased appetite and diarrhea (each 21%), and musculoskeletal pain and vomiting (each 18%). Exposure for total antibody, free MMAE, and conjugated MMAE was dose proportional. Approximately 60% of the tumor samples assessed showed high STEAP1 expression. CTC reductions were most robust at 2.8 mg/kg; 4/4 patients with unfavorable CTCs at baseline (median of 99, range: 21-205) exhibited CTC conversions from unfavorable to favorable (<5) after a single dose of DSTP3086S. CTC conversions were also observed at lower doses. PSA decreases of ≥ 50% were observed in 1 pt at 2.25 mg/kg, and 2 pts at 2.8 mg/kg who also had PCWG2 radiologic responses. Conclusions: DSTP3086S at the RP2D of 2.8 mg/kg q3w has a tolerable safety profile and shows evidence of anti-tumor activity. Enrollment in the expansion cohort is ongoing.