Pemetrexed Plus Gemcitabine in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients After Receiving Taxane Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00063570
First received: June 30, 2003
Last updated: May 12, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to determine if the two drugs can help patients feel better while causing the tumor to become smaller or disappear; evaluate the safety of giving both pemetrexed and gemcitabine in patients with advanced breast cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Breast Neoplasms
Drug: Pemetrexed
Drug: Gemcitabine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Trial of Alimta (Pemetrexed) and Gemzar (Gemcitabine) in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Received Prior Taxane Therapy

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall Tumor Response [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks from start of treatment until documented disease progression or for 6 months from last dose of study drug, whichever occurs first. After 6 months, clinical assessment every 12 weeks and radiologic test performed as clinically indicated ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Duration of (Confirmed) Complete Response or Partial Response [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks from start of treatment until documented disease progression or for 6 months from last dose of study drug, whichever occurs first. After 6 months, clinical assessment every 12 weeks and radiologic test performed as clinically indicated ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to Progressive Disease [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks from start of treatment until documented disease progression or for 6 months from last dose of study drug, whichever occurs first. After 6 months, clinical assessment every 12 weeks and radiologic test performed as clinically indicated ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to Treatment Failure [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks from start of treatment until documented disease progression or for 6 months from last dose of study drug, whichever occurs first. After 6 months, clinical assessment every 12 weeks and radiologic test performed as clinically indicated ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Overall Survival [ Time Frame: Every 6 weeks from start of treatment until documented disease progression or for 6 months from last dose of study drug, whichever occurs first. After 6 months, clinical assessment every 12 weeks and radiologic test performed as clinically indicated ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 73
Study Start Date: July 2003
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: Pemetrexed
500 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 14 days, until disease progression
Other Name: LY231514, Alimta
Drug: Gemcitabine
1500 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 14 days, until disease progression
Other Name: LY188011, Gemzar
Experimental: B Drug: Gemcitabine
1000 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), on Days 1 and 8 of 21-day cycle, until disease progression
Other Names:
  • LY188011
  • Gemzar
Drug: Pemetrexed
500 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 21 days, until disease progression
Other Names:
  • LY231514
  • Alimta

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have received prior chemotherapy with Taxol (paclitaxel) or Taxotere (docetaxel).
  • Less than 3 different chemotherapy treatments for metastatic disease.
  • Prior treatment with hormonal and/or radiation therapy.
  • Must have disease that can be measured.
  • Must be able to take care of self needs for example personal hygiene

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Must not be pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Cancer that has spread to the brain.
  • Treatment with Gemcitabine or Pemetrexed
  • Unable to take folic acid or Vitamin B12
  • Treatment for another cancer within the last 5 years
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Colorado
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Aurora, Colorado, United States
United States, Florida
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Plantation, Florida, United States
United States, North Carolina
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Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
United States, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
United States, Texas
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Dallas, Texas, United States
United States, Washington
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Seattle, Washington, United States
Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 317-615-4559 Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chief Medical Officer, Eli Lilly
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00063570     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5141, H3E-US-JMEO
Study First Received: June 30, 2003
Results First Received: January 27, 2009
Last Updated: May 12, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Eli Lilly and Company:
Cancer of Breast
Cancer of the Breast

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Gemcitabine
Pemetrexed
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Folic Acid Antagonists

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