Trastuzumab and Exemestane in Treating Postmenopausal Women With Metastatic or Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00057993|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Unable to accrue subjects to the study after 2 years - closed per request by Data Monitoring Committee.)
First Posted : April 9, 2003
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2012
RATIONALE: The monoclonal antibody trastuzumab can locate breast cancer cells that have HER2 on their surface and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells. Estrogen can stimulate the growth of breast cancer cells. Hormone therapy using exemestane may fight breast cancer by reducing the production of estrogen. Combining trastuzumab with exemestane may be an effective treatment for breast cancer with high amounts of HER2.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combining trastuzumab with exemestane in treating postmenopausal women who have metastatic or locally advanced HER2-positive breast cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breast Cancer||Biological: trastuzumab Drug: exemestane||Phase 2|
- Determine the efficacy of exemestane and trastuzumab (Herceptin), in terms of response rate and time to progression, in postmenopausal women with metastatic or locally advanced hormone-responsive, HER2/neu positive breast cancer.
- Determine the toxicity of this regimen in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.
Patients receive trastuzumab (Herceptin) IV over 30-90 minutes on day 1 and oral exemestane once daily. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Patients are followed every 3 months.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 18-60 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study Of Herceptin And Exemestane For Treatment Of Postmenopausal Women With Metastatic Hormone-Responsive, HER2/NEU Positive Breast Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||July 2002|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2004|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2004|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00057993
|Principal Investigator:||Virginia G. Kaklamani, MD||Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center|