Paclitaxel in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Recurrent Salivary Gland Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002632
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: August 28, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of paclitaxel in treating patients with metastatic or recurrent salivary gland cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Head and Neck Cancer
Drug: paclitaxel
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: PHASE II TRIAL OF TAXOL IN ADVANCED OR METASTATIC SALIVARY GLAND MALIGNANCIES

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Further study details as provided by Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group:

Estimated Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: March 1995
Primary Completion Date: May 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Estimate the response rate in patients with metastatic or recurrent salivary gland cancer treated with paclitaxel (Taxol, TAX) by 3-hour infusion. II. Describe the toxicity of TAX in these patients.

OUTLINE: Single-Agent Chemotherapy. Paclitaxel (Bristol-Myers), Taxol, TAX, NSC-125973.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Up to 32 patients/histology will be entered. If no response is observed in the first 14 patients in a particular histology, accrual to that group will close; if after 18 months annual accrual is less than 10 patients/histology, accrual to that group may close.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed salivary gland carcinoma that is metastatic or recurrent, including the following types: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma Adenocarcinoma Pathology review required Measurable disease required Lesion in a previously irradiated field must be progressing and biopsy- proven

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,000/mm3 ANC at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hb at least 10 g/dL Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Cardiovascular: No MI within the past 6 months No CHF No unstable arrhythmia No current antiarrhythmic, inotropic, or antianginal medication Other: No history of allergy to Cremophor No prior malignancy within 5 years except: Curatively treated nonmelanomatous skin cancer Curatively treated in-situ cancer of the cervix No concurrent malignancy Not pregnant or nursing Effective contraception strongly advised for fertile patients Blood/body fluid analyses to determine eligibility and imaging studies and scans/x-rays for tumor measurement completed within 14 days prior to registration

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Prior biological response modifier therapy allowed Chemotherapy: No prior chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: Prior radiotherapy allowed with recovery Surgery: Prior surgery allowed with recovery

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
Investigators
Study Chair: Harlan A. Pinto, MD Stanford University
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Jennings T, Li Y, Pinto H, et al.: Phase II trial of paclitaxel in advanced or metastatic salivary gland malignancies: an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group study. [Abstract] Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 20: A-942, 2001.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002632     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000064057, E-1394
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: August 28, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group:
stage IV salivary gland cancer
recurrent salivary gland cancer
high-grade salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma
salivary gland adenocarcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Salivary Gland Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Mouth Neoplasms
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Salivary Gland Diseases
Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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