Evaluation of Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Targretin Capsules in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
This study evaluates the use of Targretin capsules (bexarotene) in combination with standard chemotherapy for the treatment of metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in patients who have not yet received chemotherapy for their lung cancer.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Randomized Phase III Trial Comparing Targretin Capsules/Cisplatin/Vinorelbine Versus Cisplatin/Vinorelbine in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer|
|Study Completion Date:||March 2005|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
This study evaluates the use of Targretin capsules (bexarotene) in combination with Cisplatin and Vinorelbine for the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer in patients who have not yet received chemotherapy for their lung cancer. Every patient receives a platinum-containing chemotherapy every four weeks for at least four chemotherapy cycles (approximately four months). Half of the patients are randomly assigned to receive Targretin capsules once daily in addition to the chemotherapy. The other half is randomized to receive a standard platinum-containing chemotherapy without Targretin capsules.
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|Study Director:||Mack Mabry, M.D.||Ligand Pharmaceuticals|