Ecteinascidin 743 in Treating Patients With Unresectable Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00017030|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 11, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2013
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of ecteinascidin 743 in treating patients who have unresectable advanced or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Sarcoma||Drug: trabectedin||Phase 2|
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the rate of clinical benefit, in terms of the incidence of objective partial and complete response, stable disease, or minor response of more than 3 months duration, in patients with previously treated, unresectable advanced or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma treated with ecteinascidin 743. II. Determine the progression-free survival, overall survival, and response duration in patients treated with this drug. III. Determine the toxicity profile of this drug in these patients. IV. Determine the pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationship of this drug in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to number of prior cytotoxic therapies for advanced disease (1-2 vs more than 2). Patients receive ecteinascidin 743 IV over 3 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks for at least 2 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed every 3 months.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 36-76 patients (18-38 per stratum) will be accrued for this study within 13 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study of ET-743 Given as a Three Hour Intravenous Infusion in Patients With Advanced and/or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma Previously Treated With Chemotherapy|
|Study Start Date :||February 2001|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2003|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2009|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00017030
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115|
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10021|
|Study Chair:||Robert Maki, MD, PhD||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|