Arsenic Trioxide in Treating Women With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00075413|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Unable to identify qualified subjects willing to participate in this study)
First Posted : January 12, 2004
Last Update Posted : October 2, 2015
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as arsenic trioxide, use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well arsenic trioxide works in treating women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breast Cancer||Drug: arsenic trioxide||Phase 2|
- Determine the safety and activity of arsenic trioxide in women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
- Determine the qualitative and quantitative toxic effects of this drug in these patients.
- Determine the response, in terms of objective tumor response and response duration, in patients treated with this drug.
- Determine the patterns of failure and survival in patients treated with this drug.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study.
Patients receive arsenic trioxide IV over 1-2 hours on days 1-5 of week 1 and on days 1 and 5 of weeks 2-8 (for course 1 only). Beginning with course 2 and for all subsequent courses, patients receive arsenic trioxide on days 1 and 5 of weeks 1-8. Treatment repeats every 8 weeks for up to 6 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Patients who have a complete response (CR) receive an additional course beyond documentation of CR. Patients who have a CR due to local consolidative therapy (e.g., surgery or radiotherapy) receive an additional 2 courses beyond CR.
Patients are followed for 1 month, every 3 months for 2 years, every 6 months for 3 years, and then annually thereafter.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 14-30 patients will be accrued for this study within 9-24 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Official Title:||A Pilot Phase II Protocol Of Arsenic Trioxide (TRISENOX) In Subjects With Advanced Carcinoma Of The Breast|
|Study Start Date :||November 2002|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2005|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00075413
|Study Chair:||Dennie V. Jones, MD||University of Texas|