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This is an Early Study to Investigate the Effect of Gimatecan® in Adults With Solid Tumor

This study has been completed.
Rhode Island Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Information provided by:
Sigma-Tau Research, Inc. Identifier:
First received: April 9, 2002
Last updated: June 2, 2009
Last verified: June 2009
Gimatecan® is sigma-tau Research's new, potent, oral Topoisomerase I inhibitor. Drugs in this class play a crucial role in destroying DNA replication in tumors. We are conducting this study to determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose of our compound, when given as a capsule, rather than by intravenous injection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Solid Malignancies Drug: Gimatecan® (ST-1481) Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of Oral ST1481 Administered Once Weekly Every 3 Out 4 Weeks in Patients With Advanced Solid Malignancies.

Further study details as provided by Sigma-Tau Research, Inc.:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2005

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

Inclusion criteria:

  • Histologically/cytologically proven advanced solid tumors
  • Life expectancy of at least 3 months with normal hematological, liver and renal function

Exclusion criteria:

  • Pregnant and lactating patients
  • Participation in any investigating drug study within 4 weeks preceding treatment start or concurrent treatment with any other anti-cancer therapy
  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction that could alter absorption or motility
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00033202

United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sigma-Tau Research, Inc.
Rhode Island Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information Identifier: NCT00033202     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ST 01-401
Study First Received: April 9, 2002
Last Updated: June 2, 2009

Keywords provided by Sigma-Tau Research, Inc.:
Solid Tumor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms processed this record on August 17, 2017