A Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III Study of Pembrolizumab versus Placebo in Combination with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for the Treatment of High-Risk Early-Stage Hormone Receptor-Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Negative (HR+/HER2–) Breast Cancer (KEYNOTE-756)

Date Added
May 30th, 2019
PRO Number
Antonio Giordano

List of Studies

Cancer/Breast, Men's Health, Women's Health

The purpose of the study is to test the safety and effectiveness of the study drug, pembrolizumab (MK-3475) with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy, as well as, to see how well the subject's body handles the study drug.
If subject's meet the criteria, they will be assigned to 1 of 2 groups by chance, similar to flipping a coin, in order to decide which study treatment they will receive. Group A will receive the study drug, pembrolizumab, with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. Group B will receive placebo, with certain types of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. Pembrolizumab or placebo will be given by vein about once every 3 weeks.
This is a long-term study, if subject's agree to participate, they will be in the study for approximately 12 years.

Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office

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