Combination Chemotherapy Plus Radiation Therapy in Treating Adult Patients With Brain Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00003309|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 27, 2003
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2010
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage tumor cells. Combining more than one drug and combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy in treating adult patients with brain cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors||Biological: filgrastim Drug: cisplatin Drug: cyclophosphamide Drug: etoposide Drug: vincristine sulfate Procedure: adjuvant therapy Radiation: radiation therapy||Phase 2|
- Determine the complete and partial response rate of patients with adult medulloblastoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, or disseminated ependymoma treated with preradiation combination chemotherapy.
- Determine the progression free survival and overall survival of these adult patients treated with combination chemotherapy followed by craniospinal radiation.
- Determine the toxic effects associated with this treatment in these patients.
OUTLINE: Patients receive cisplatin IV over 6 hours, etoposide IV, and vincristine IV over 1-2 minutes on day 1; etoposide IV and cyclophosphamide IV over 1-2 hours on days 2-3; filgrastim (G-CSF) subcutaneously (SC) on days 4-13; and vincristine IV over 1-2 minutes on day 15. Treatment repeats every 42 days for up to 3 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Within 4-6 weeks after the last chemotherapy course, patients undergo radiotherapy 5 days a week for 6 to 7 weeks.
Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years, every 6 months for 3 years, and then annually for 5-10 years.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 33 patients will be accrued for this study within 3 years.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||33 participants|
|Official Title:||A Phase II Trial of Preradiation Multiagent Chemotherapy for Adults With "Poor Risk" Medulloblastoma, PNET, and Disseminated Ependymoma|
|Study Start Date :||July 1998|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2004|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00003309
|United States, Florida|
|H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute|
|Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612-9497|
|United States, Illinois|
|Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Lakeside Chicago|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611-4494|
|Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611|
|CCOP - Carle Cancer Center|
|Urbana, Illinois, United States, 61801|
|United States, Iowa|
|CCOP - Cedar Rapids Oncology Project|
|Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States, 52403-1206|
|CCOP - Iowa Oncology Research Association|
|Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50309-1016|
|United States, Kansas|
|CCOP - Wichita|
|Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67214-3882|
|United States, Michigan|
|CCOP - Kalamazoo|
|Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, 49007-3731|
|West Michigan Cancer Center|
|Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, 49007|
|United States, Minnesota|
|CCOP - Metro-Minnesota|
|Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States, 55416|
|United States, New Hampshire|
|Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center|
|Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States, 03756-0002|
|United States, Tennessee|
|Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Vanderbilt Medical Center|
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-6307|
|United States, Wisconsin|
|CCOP - Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation|
|Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States, 54449|
|Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center|
|Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226-3596|
|Study Chair:||Paul L. Moots, MD||Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center|
|Study Chair:||Larry Kleinberg, MD||Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Study Chair:||Geoffrey R. Barger, MD||Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute|