ZD1839 With Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy With an Immobilization Device for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This study has been completed.
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Thomas Jefferson University
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First received: May 19, 2006
Last updated: February 7, 2011
Last verified: February 2011

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of Iressa when used with a short course of high dose radiation therapy in patients with lung cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC)
Drug: ZD1839 (Iressa)
Phase 1

Thomas Jefferson University has indicated that access to an investigational treatment associated with this study is available outside the clinical trial.  

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: A Phase I Study of ZD1839 (Iressa) and Hypofractionated Thoracic Radiotherapy With Stereotactic Body Frame Immobilization for Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Thomas Jefferson University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary end point of this study will be treatment-related morbidity
  • Tumor response and survival will be followed as they relate to standard patient management, but will not represent primary end points for this phase I study.

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: December 2003
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

To estimate treatment-related esophageal, pulmonary, hematologic, and other toxicity of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) receiving ZD1839 with hypofractionated thoracic radiotherapy (RT). All estimates of toxicity rates will be presented with corresponding confidence intervals using the exact method. The method of Atkinson and Brown will be used due to the two-stage sampling; the method of Conover will be used for tumor response.

To estimate tumor response rates of this treatment regimen and identify the most effective RT dose level, defined as the level associated with the best response rate. Estimates of tumor response rates will be presented with corresponding confidence intervals using the exact method of Conover. Survival will be estimated by the Kaplan-Meier method.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed non small cell lung cancer
  • Stage IV needing radiation therapy to control symptoms
  • Patients with brain metastases
  • Unresectable or medically inoperable

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Small cell lung cancer
  • Previous thoracic radiation therapy
  • Oxygen-dependent patients
  • Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) less than 1.5
  • Patients with active interstitial lung disease
  • Patients with underlying lung disease
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00328562

United States, Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Thomas Jefferson University
Principal Investigator: Maria Werner-Wasik, MD Thomas Jefferson University
  More Information

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328562     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03C.225, 2003-07
Study First Received: May 19, 2006
Last Updated: February 7, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Thomas Jefferson University:
Advanced NSCLC
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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