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Liposomal Daunorubicin in Treating Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00004207
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2000 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 9, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2014
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of liposomal daunorubicin in treating patients who have metastatic breast cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: liposomal daunorubicin citrate Phase 1

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of daunorubicin liposomal in patients with metastatic breast cancer. II. Assess the antineoplastic activity and safety profile of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study. Patients receive daunorubicin liposomal IV over a minimum of 2 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks for a maximum of 8 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of daunorubicin liposomal until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity. Patients with stable or responding disease are followed at 1 and 3 months, then every 3 months for 1 year.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 15-20 patients will be accrued for this study within 1 year.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study to Determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose of Daunoxome as Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Study Start Date : December 1997

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically proven metastatic breast cancer Measurable disease No bone metastases only No CNS involvement or leptomeningeal disease Hormone receptor status: Not specified

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Menopausal status: Not specified Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 3 months Hematopoietic: Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hemoglobin at least 9 g/dL Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) AST or ALT less than 2 times ULN (less than 5 times ULN if liver metastases present) Renal: Creatinine normal Cardiovascular: Left ventricular ejection fraction at least 50% or normal by echocardiogram or MUGA scan No active ischemic heart disease No uncontrolled hypertension No poorly controlled atrial arrhythmias, symptomatic angina pectoris, or myocardial infarction within the past 6 months No symptomatic congestive heart failure, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, or coronary artery bypass graft surgery within the past 12 months Other: No other primary cancer within the past 5 years except curatively treated nonmelanomatous skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception No condition that would preclude informed consent or compliance

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: At least 3 weeks since prior immunotherapy No prior bone marrow transplantation Chemotherapy: Prior nonanthracycline based chemotherapy for breast cancer allowed No prior anthracycline based chemotherapy for metastatic disease Prior anthracycline based adjuvant chemotherapy allowed if: At least 6 months have elapsed from completion of adjuvant therapy until the detection of metastatic disease Cumulative dose no greater than 300 mg/m2 Endocrine therapy: At least 3 weeks since prior hormonal therapy No concurrent hormonal or corticosteroid therapy for breast cancer Radiotherapy: At least 2 weeks since prior radiotherapy and recovered No concurrent radiotherapy Surgery: Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00004207

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United Kingdom
Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust
Leicester, England, United Kingdom, LE1 5WW
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Leicester
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Study Chair: Kenneth O'Byrne, MD University Hospitals, Leicester
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00004207    
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067453
First Posted: August 9, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2014
Last Verified: July 2000
Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
stage IV breast cancer
recurrent breast cancer
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors