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A Phase 2 Trial of ALIMTA (Pemetrexed) in Locally Advanced or Metastatic Recurrent Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urothelium

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: May 2, 2002
Last updated: July 18, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
Patients with bladder cancer will be participating in this study for the treatment of abnormal cells in the bladder that have returned after initial treatment OR have moved to a new site in the body.

Condition Intervention Phase
Urologic Neoplasms Metastases, Neoplasm Drug: pemetrexed Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • You must have been diagnosed with bladder cancer that has recurred or moved to a new part of the body.
  • You must have at least one tumor that can be physically measured or scanned by x-ray.
  • You may not have had previous chemotherapy (drug) treatment OR you have had surgery followed by one chemotherapy treatment at least 4 months ago.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • You may not have used an experimental medicine or device within the past month.
  • Cancer that has spread to your brain.
  • If you are unwilling or unable to take folic acid or vitamin B12 supplements.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00035061

United States, California
Los Angeles, California, United States
Palo Alto, California, United States
United States, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Tampa, Florida, United States
United States, Illinois
Decatur, Illinois, United States
United States, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Muncie, Indiana, United States
South Bend, Indiana, United States
United States, Kansas
Lenexa, Kansas, United States
United States, Kentucky
Saint Mathews, Kentucky, United States
United States, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
United States, Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
United States, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
United States, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
United States, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
United States, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Houston, Texas, United States
United States, Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information Identifier: NCT00035061     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00039260
Other Study ID Numbers: 4698
Study First Received: May 2, 2002
Last Updated: July 18, 2006

Keywords provided by Eli Lilly and Company:
Bladder Cancer
Transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelium

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
Urologic Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Folic Acid Antagonists
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors processed this record on August 18, 2017