Docetaxel Plus Estramustine in Treating Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2000 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002775
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: January 3, 2014
Last verified: April 2000
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells.

PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of combining docetaxel and estramustine in treating patients who have metastatic prostate cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer
Drug: docetaxel
Drug: estramustine phosphate sodium
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: PHASE I/II STUDY OF DOCETAXEL (TAXOTERE) AND ESTRAMUSTINE COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE CANCER

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Estimated Enrollment: 37
Study Start Date: February 1998
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose, toxicity, and pharmacokinetic profile of docetaxel in combination with estramustine in patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate. II. Determine the safe dose level of this regimen for Phase II evaluation. III. Determine the efficacy of this regimen with evaluation of objective response rate, duration of response, and time to disease progression in these patients. IV. Determine the duration of survival of these patients on this regimen. V. Evaluate the symptomatic and quality of life effects in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study (phase I). Patients are stratified into one of two risk groups by number of prior chemotherapy regimens (0-2 vs greater than 2) and occurrence and site(s) of prior radiation. Patients receive oral estramustine three times daily beginning 24 hours prior to docetaxel and continuing for 4 days after infusion. Patients receive docetaxel IV over 1 hour every 21 days. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of docetaxel until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is reached (phase I). The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity. A minimum of 6 patients receive treatment at the MTD. Phase II: Patients receive docetaxel IV at the MTD from phase I. Treatment continues in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity for both phases. Quality of life is assessed. Patients are followed every 3 months until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 12-37 patients will be accrued for this study within 13-19 months.

  Eligibility

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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate Failure of androgen ablation (orchiectomy or luteinizing hormone releasing hormone, flutamide) -Rise in PSA greater than 50% of nadir confirmed by 2 measurements 1 week apart -Appearance of new soft tissue lesions -Appearance of new lesions on bone scan Measurable or evaluable disease No symptomatic ascites, pleural effusions, or peripheral edema greater than trace No brain or leptomeningeal involvement

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,500/mm3 Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 No history of coagulopathy Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than upper limit of normal (ULN) SGOT or SGPT no greater than 2.0 times ULN Alkaline phosphatase no greater than 5.0 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 times ULN Cardiovascular: No myocardial infarction within past 6 months Pulmonary: No prior pulmonary embolus Neurologic: No prior cerebrovascular accident No symptomatic peripheral neuropathy greater than grade 1 No significant neurologic or psychiatric disorder (psychotic disorder, dementia, or seizure) Other: No other prior malignancy within past 5 years, except: Excised or curatively irradiated nonmelanomatous skin cancer No other serious illness or medical condition No active infection

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: At least 4 weeks since prior hormonal therapy Radiotherapy: At least 4 weeks since prior radiotherapy At least 6 weeks since prior isotope therapy No prior radiotherapy to greater than 30% of bone marrow Surgery: Not specified Other: At least 4 weeks since prior investigational drugs

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002775

Locations
United States, New York
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10032
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Investigators
Study Chair: Daniel P. Petrylak, MD Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002775     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000064755, CPMC-IRB-7386, NCI-V96-0888
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: January 3, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
adenocarcinoma of the prostate
stage IV prostate cancer
recurrent prostate cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Estramustine
Docetaxel
Sodium phosphate
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cathartics
Gastrointestinal Agents

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