A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pazopanib as adjuvant therapy for subjects with localized or locally advanced RCC following nephrectomy

Study Status

Open to Enrollment

Study Description

This clinical trial is for men and women who have been diagnosed with a renal cell tumor, a type of kidney cancer, have had the tumor surgically removed from the kidney, and may have had part or all of a kidney removed. Even though all of the visible tumor may have been completely taken out, very small tumor cells can remain in the body. They can grow and build a new tumor somewhere in the body months or even years later.

The purpose of this study is to determine if the experimental drug pazopanib (also called Votrient) can prevent or delay the renal cell tumor from coming back after the tumor has been surgically removed. The study will also test the safety of pazopanib.

Study participants will be randomly assigned to receive either pazopanib or a placebo (a pill that looks like pazopanib but contains no active drug).

Pazopanib/placebo will be taken every day. Study participation will be up to 5 years, including the study treatment period and follow-up.

Disease Status and/or Stage

Kidney Cancer, Surgically Removed



Key Eligibility

  • Age 18 and older
  • Diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
  • Have had complete surgical resection of RCC via nephrectomy
  • Detailed eligibility reviewed when you contact the study team

Principal Investigator

David Nanus, MD


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Contact Us

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Erica Bersin
Tel: (646) 962-8232
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