Antineoplaston Therapy in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Unresectable Colon Cancer
RATIONALE: Antineoplastons are naturally occurring substances that may also be made in the laboratory. Antineoplastons may inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial studies the effectiveness of antineoplaston therapy in treating patients who have metastatic or unresectable colon cancer.
Drug: antineoplaston A10
Drug: antineoplaston AS2-1
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Treatment|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in Patients With Adenocarcinoma of the Colon|
|Study Start Date:||August 1998|
- Determine the antitumor activity of antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients with adenocarcinoma of the colon by determining the proportion of patients who experience an objective tumor response.
- Evaluate the response to, tolerance to, and side effects of this regimen in these patients.
OUTLINE: Patients receive gradually escalating doses of antineoplaston A10 and antineoplaston AS2-1 by intravenous injection 6 times daily until the maximum tolerated dose is reached. Treatment continues for at least 12 months in the absence of disease progression. Patients achieving complete response (CR) continue treatment for at least 8 months after reaching CR.
Tumors are measured at least every 2 months for 1 year and then every 3 months for 1 year.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 20-40 patients will be accrued for this study.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00003485
|United States, Texas|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77055-6330|
|Study Chair:||Stanislaw R. Burzynski, MD, PhD||Burzynski Research Institute|