Huang Lian (Chinese Herb) in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00014378|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 27, 2003
Last Update Posted : December 18, 2015
RATIONALE: The Chinese herb Huang Lian contains ingredients that may slow the growth of cancer cells and may be an effective treatment for solid tumors.
PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of Huang Lian in treating patients who have advanced solid tumors.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific||Drug: Chinese Herb Huanglian (Coptis chinesis)||Phase 1|
- Determine the maximum tolerated dose of Huang Lian (Chinese herb) in patients with advanced solid tumors.
- Determine the optimal pharmacologic, molecular, and biologic parameters of this treatment regimen in these patients.
- Assess the preliminary therapeutic activity of this treatment regimen in this patient population.
OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study.
Patients receive oral Huang Lian (Chinese herb) 4 times daily. Treatment repeats every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Cohorts of 1-6 patients receive escalating doses of Huang Lian until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 3 or 2 of 6 patients experience dose-liming toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 20-30 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||34 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase I Study Of The Chinese Herb Huanglian (Coptis Chinesis) In Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors|
|Study Start Date :||October 2000|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Experimental: Chinese Herb Huanglian (Coptis chinesis)||
Drug: Chinese Herb Huanglian (Coptis chinesis)
Patients will receive capsules of the powdered extract of the huanglian root, which will take by mouth 4 times a day (qid).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00014378
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10021|
|Study Chair:||Gary K. Schwartz, MD||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|