SU5416 in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Locally Recurrent Colorectal 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: NCT00006001
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Administratively complete.)
First Posted : May 26, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Brief Summary:
Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of SU5416 in treating patients who have metastatic or locally recurrent colorectal cancer. SU5416 may stop the growth of colorectal cancer by stopping blood flow to the tumor.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Cancer Drug: semaxanib Phase 2

Detailed Description:


I. Determine the objective response rate and disease stabilization rates of patients with previously treated metastatic or locally recurrent colorectal cancer treated with SU5416.

II. Determine the median and overall survival and time to progression in this patient population receiving this treatment.

III. Determine the toxicity of SU5416 in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Patient receive SU5416 IV over 60 minutes twice weekly for 4 weeks. Treatment continues for a minimum of 2 courses in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression.

Patients are followed every 2 weeks for 4 weeks.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 17-37 patients will be accrued for this study within 12-18 months.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 37 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Trial of SU5416 (NSC #696819) in Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Study Start Date : August 2000
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm I
Patient receive SU5416 IV over 60 minutes twice weekly for 4 weeks. Treatment continues for a minimum of 2 courses in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression.
Drug: semaxanib

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


  • Histologically confirmed metastatic or locally recurrent adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum
  • Progressive disease as defined by new or progressive radiologic lesions
  • Measurable disease at least 1 dimension as at least 20 mm with conventional techniques or at least 10 mm with spiral CT scan
  • Lesions seen on colonoscopic examination or barium studies, bone metastases, CNS lesions, CEA levels and ascites are not considered measurable
  • Lesion accessible for biopsy which is not within prior radiation port
  • Known history of CNS metastasis allowed if patients have had treatment, are neurologically stable, and do not require oral or intravenous steroids or anticonvulsants, provided brain scan (CT or MRI) shows absence of active or residual disease
  • If neurologic signs or symptoms suggestive of CNS metastasis, negative brain scan required


  • Age: 18 and over
  • Performance status: WHO 0-2
  • Life expectancy: At least 12 weeks
  • WBC at least 3,000/mm3
  • Platelet count at least 75,000/mm3
  • Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL
  • Transaminases no greater than 2.5 times upper limit of normal
  • Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min
  • No uncompensated coronary artery disease
  • No history of myocardial infarction or severe/unstable angina within past 6 months
  • No severe peripheral vascular disease associated with diabetes mellitus
  • No deep venous or arterial thrombosis within past 3 months
  • No pulmonary embolism within past 3 months
  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • Fertile patients must use effective contraception
  • No other significant uncontrolled underlying medical or psychiatric illness
  • No serious active infections
  • No concurrent second malignancy except for nonmelanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix unless completed therapy and considered to be at less than 30% risk of relapse
  • No history of severe allergic or anaphylactic reactions to paclitaxel or docetaxel


  • No more than 2 prior chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease
  • At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy
  • No concurrent chemotherapy
  • No other concurrent investigational antineoplastic drugs
  • No prior radiotherapy to only site of measurable disease
  • At least 4 weeks since prior radiotherapy and recovered
  • No concurrent radiotherapy
  • At least 30 days since other prior investigational drugs

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00006001

United States, Illinois
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
University of Chicago Cancer Research Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60640
Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C.
Decatur, Illinois, United States, 62526
Evanston Northwestern Health Care
Evanston, Illinois, United States, 60201
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Park Ridge, Illinois, United States, 60068
Oncology/Hematology Associates of Central Illinois, P.C.
Peoria, Illinois, United States, 61602
Central Illinois Hematology Oncology Center
Springfield, Illinois, United States, 62701
United States, Indiana
Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology, Inc.
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, 46885-5099
Michiana Hematology/Oncology P.C.
South Bend, Indiana, United States, 46617
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Hedy L. Kindler, MD University of Chicago

Responsible Party: National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier: NCT00006001     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCI-2012-02345
CDR0000068009 ( Registry Identifier: PDQ (Physician Data Query) )
First Posted: May 26, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2013
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
stage III colon cancer
stage IV colon cancer
stage III rectal cancer
stage IV rectal cancer
recurrent colon cancer
recurrent rectal cancer
adenocarcinoma of the colon
adenocarcinoma of the rectum

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action