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Radioactive Iodine in Treating Patients Who Have Undergone Surgery for Liver Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2007 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00027768
First received: December 7, 2001
Last updated: September 19, 2013
Last verified: June 2007

December 7, 2001
September 19, 2013
June 2001
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Recurrence-free survival [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Overall survival [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Radioactive Iodine in Treating Patients Who Have Undergone Surgery for Liver Cancer
Randomised Trial of Adjuvant Hepatic Intra-Arterial Iodine-131-Lipiodol Following Curative Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

RATIONALE: Radioactive iodine may be effective in reducing the rate of recurrence of liver cancer after surgery to remove the tumor. It is not yet known if radioactive iodine is more effective than no further treatment after surgery.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to determine the effectiveness of radioactive iodine in treating patients who have undergone surgery for liver cancer.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Compare the effect of adjuvant hepatic intra-arterial iodine I 131 lipiodol vs observation in terms of rate of recurrence and overall survival of patients with curatively resected hepatocellular carcinoma.

OUTLINE: This is a randomized, multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to participating center. Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.

  • Arm I: Within 4-6 weeks after prior resection, patients receive adjuvant hepatic intra-arterial iodine I 131 lipiodol once.
  • Arm II: After prior resection, patients undergo observation. Patients are followed monthly for 1 year and then every 3 months thereafter.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A minimum of 300 patients (150 per treatment arm) will be accrued for this study.

Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Liver Cancer
  • Procedure: adjuvant therapy
  • Radiation: iodine I 131 ethiodized oil
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Active, not recruiting
300
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DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Histologically confirmed primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
  • Completely resected disease with clear margins
  • No residual disease by postoperative CT scan
  • No metastatic disease

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

Age:

  • 17 and over

Performance status:

  • Karnofsky 60-100%

Life expectancy:

  • Not specified

Hematopoietic:

  • WBC greater than 1,500/mm^3
  • Platelet count greater than 50,000/mm^3

Hepatic:

  • Bilirubin less than 2.92 mg/dL
  • PT less than 4 seconds over control

Renal:

  • Creatinine less than 2.26 mg/dL

Other:

  • No contraindication to contrast or radioactive iodine
  • No uncontrolled thyrotoxicosis
  • No other prior or concurrent malignancy
  • Not pregnant or nursing

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

Biologic therapy

  • Not specified

Chemotherapy

  • Not specified

Endocrine therapy

  • Not specified

Radiotherapy

  • Not specified

Surgery

  • See Disease Characteristics
  • Recovered from prior surgery

Other

  • No other prior treatment for HCC
Both
17 Years and older
No
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Singapore
 
NCT00027768
CDR0000069066, NMRC-AHCC03, EU-20128
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National Medical Research Council (NMRC), Singapore
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Study Chair: London L. Ooi Peng Jin, MD National Cancer Centre, Singapore
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
June 2007

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