ITA - Clinical Study Comparing ARIMIDEX™ With NOLVADEX™ in Women With Breast Cancer Treated With NOLVADEX for at Least 2 Years

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Institute of Cancer Research, United Kingdom
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00286117
First received: February 2, 2006
Last updated: April 30, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of this study was to assess the difference in disease-free survival between post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer who switched from tamoxifen to anastrozole and those who continued on tamoxifen.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Drug: Anastrozole
Drug: Tamoxifen
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Randomised Clinical Study Comparing ARIMIDEX™ With NOLVADEX™ as Adjuvant Therapies in Post-Menopausal Women With Breast Cancer Already Being Treated With NOLVADEX for at Least Two Years

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of this analysis was to assess the difference in disease-free survival between post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer who switched from tamoxifen to anastrozole and those who continued on tamoxifen

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Assess the difference in overall survival/disease recurrence/safety and tolerability between post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer who switched from tamoxifen to anastrozole and those who continued to receive tamoxifen.

Enrollment: 448
Study Start Date: March 1998
Study Completion Date: May 2006
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Anastrozole
Drug: Anastrozole
oral
Other Names:
  • Arimidex
  • ZD1033
Active Comparator: 2
Tamoxifen
Drug: Tamoxifen
oral
Other Name: Nolvadex

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Post-menopausal status; age ≤75 years;
  • histologically confirmed invasive breast cancer with metastases in the axillary lymph nodes;
  • oestrogen receptor status positive or unknown;
  • primary treatment (surgery +/- radiotherapy, +/- chemotherapy) completed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical evidence of metastatic disease (including local or remote recurrence, even if the patient appeared to be in complete remission at the time of randomisation).
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00286117

Locations
Italy
Research Site
Arezzo, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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Casalpusterlengo, Italy
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Catania, Italy
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Chieti, Italy
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Ferrara, Italy
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Firenze, Italy
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Forli, Italy
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Genova, Italy
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Lugo, Italy
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Messina, Italy
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Milano, Italy
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Monserrato, Italy
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Palermo, Italy
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Pavia, Italy
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Pinerolo, Italy
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Roma, Italy
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Rovigo, Italy
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San Remo, Italy
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Saronno, Italy
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Sassari, Italy
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Terni, Italy
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Torino, Italy
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Trieste, Italy
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Vicenza, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Institute of Cancer Research, United Kingdom
Investigators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Arimidex Medical Science Director, MD AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Francesco Boccardo, MD University and National Cancer Research Institute
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Francisco Sapunar, MD - Arimidex Medical Science Director, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00286117     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1033IT/0002, ITA
Study First Received: February 2, 2006
Last Updated: April 30, 2009
Health Authority: Italy: National Monitoring Centre for Clinical Trials - Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Breast Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Tamoxifen
Anastrozole
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Estrogen Antagonists
Aromatase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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