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OSI-774 (Tarceva) Plus Gemcitabine in Patients With Locally Advanced, Unresectable or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.

This study has been completed.
NCIC Clinical Trials Group
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astellas Pharma Inc ( OSI Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: June 21, 2002
Last updated: June 12, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine if OSI-774 will improve overall survival when combined with a standard dose of the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine, to individuals with pancreatic cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pancreatic Cancer
Drug: Tarceva (erlotinib HCl, OSI-774)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Placebo Controlled Study of OSI-774 (Tarceva (TM)) Plus Gemcitabine in Patients With Locally Advanced, Unresectable or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Enrollment: 569
Study Start Date: October 2001
Study Completion Date: September 2004

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

Inclusion Criteria:

Histologically or cytologically confirmed diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas;cancer which is unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic.

Must have evidence of disease (clinical or radiological). Male or female, 18 years or older. Patients may have received prior radiation treatment for management of local disease providing that disease progression has been documented.

All toxicities have resolved, and the last fraction of radiation treatment was completed at least 4 weeks prior to randomization.

Patients may not have received prior chemotherapy, other then 5FU (+/- folic acid) or gemcitabine given concurrently with radiation treatment as a 'radiosensitiser.'

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00040183

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OSI Pharmaceuticals
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: OSI Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00040183     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PA.3
Study First Received: June 21, 2002
Last Updated: June 12, 2015

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
Tarceva, EGFR, erlotinib, OSI-774

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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