Genetic Study of Patients Previously Treated With Flavopiridol on Clinical Trial NCI-97-C-0171C

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: July 8, 2002
Last updated: February 6, 2009
Last verified: May 2003

RATIONALE: Genetic testing for a specific enzyme may help doctors determine whether side effects from or response to chemotherapy are related to a person's genetic makeup.

PURPOSE: Genetic trial to determine whether different forms of the UGT1A1 gene are related to the body's ability to break down drugs and to the gastrointestinal side effects seen in patients previously treated with flavopiridol.

Condition Intervention
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
Genetic: mutation analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Retrospective Analysis Of Promoter Polymorphism Of UGT1A1 Gene In Cancer Patients Enrolled On Clinical Trials With Flavopiridol At National Cancer Institute To Assess The Pharmacokinetics And Pharmacodynamics Of Flavopiridol

Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Study Start Date: March 2002
Detailed Description:


  • Determine the relationship between UGT1A1 genotypes and drug pharmacokinetics and occurrence of gastrointestinal toxicity in cancer patients previously treated with flavopiridol on protocol NCI-97-C-0171C.

OUTLINE: Genomic DNA from pre-existing samples of serum or plasma from each patient is analyzed for UGT1A1 gene by polymerase chain reaction and DNA sequencing. Results are then analyzed for a possible association between UGT1A1 genotypic variation and susceptibility to flavopiridol.

Patients do not receive the results of the genetic testing, and the results do not influence the type or duration of treatment.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 50 patients will be accrued for this study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Cancer patients previously treated with flavopiridol on protocol NCI-97-C-0171C



  • 18 and over

Performance status:

  • Not specified

Life expectancy:

  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified


Biologic therapy:

  • Not specified


  • See Disease Characteristics

Endocrine therapy:

  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00040729

United States, Maryland
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - NCI Clinical Studies Support
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892-1182
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: William D. Figg, PharmD National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00040729     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000069394, NCI-02-C-0161
Study First Received: July 8, 2002
Last Updated: February 6, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
unspecified adult solid tumor, protocol specific processed this record on March 26, 2015