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STA-4783 and Paclitaxel for Treatment of Solid Tumors

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. Identifier:
First received: July 20, 2004
Last updated: March 5, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, toxicity and maximum tolerated dose of single doses of STA-4783/paclitaxel in combination when administered intravenously to patients with refractory cancer. To determine the pharmacokinetics of STA-4783 and paclitaxel when co-administered.

To assess the anti-tumor activity of STA-4783 and paclitaxel when co-administered.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: STA-4783/paclitaxel
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Trial of STA-4783 in Patients Receiving Paclitaxel for Treatment of Solid Tumors

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Further study details as provided by Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2004
Primary Completion Date: October 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients greater than or equal to 18 years of age with histologically confirmed malignancy that is metastatic or unresectable and for which no standard therapy exists.
  • Patients must not have received prior chemotherapy or radiation for greater than or equal to 4 weeks before study enrollment.
  • Patients may be entered if they have received prior radiation therapy involving less than or equal to 30% of the bone marrow. Any prior radiation therapy must have been administered greater than or equal to 4 weeks before study enrollment and the patient must be recovered from the acute toxic effects of the treatment prior to study entry.
  • Patients may be enrolled with a history of treated brain metastases that are clinically stable for greater than or equal to 4 weeks prior to enrollment.
  • ECOG Performance Status of less than or equal to 2.
  • Life expectancy of greater than 12 weeks.
  • No peripheral neuropathy > grade 1 on NCI CTC version 2 scale, no history of stroke or other significant neurological limitations as determined by the investigator.
  • Patients must have acceptable organ and marrow function at screening and pre-dose visits as defined below.
  • Absolute neutrophil count greater than or equal to 1,500/ul
  • Platelets greater than or equal to 100,000 cells/ul
  • Total bilirubin must be within normal limits
  • AST(SGOT) less than or equal to 2.5 times the upper limit of normal
  • Serum creatinine < 1.5 mg/dl or a measured creatine clearance greater than or equal to 50 mL/min
  • Electrocardiogram without evidence of clinically significant conduction abnormalities or active ischemia as determined by investigator.
  • The effects of STA-4783 on the developing human fetus are unknown, however taxanes are known to be teratogenic. Therefore, women of childbearing potential (defined as women less than or equal to 50 years of age or history of amenorrhea for < 12 months prior to study entry) must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation.
  • Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are pregnant or lactating.
  • Patients who have had chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 4 weeks (6 weeks for nitrosoureas or mitomycin C) prior to entering the study or those who have not recovered from adverse events due to agents administered more than 4 weeks earlier.
  • Patients with previous high dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell rescue bone marrow transplantation.
  • Use of any investigational agents within 4 weeks of study enrollment.
  • History of severe allergic reactions to paclitaxel or docetaxel including severe hypersensitivity reactions defined as greater than or equal to 3 based on NCI CTC version 2.
  • Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements, as determined by the investigator.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00088114

United States, Massachusetts
Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
Sponsors and Collaborators
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. Identifier: NCT00088114     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4783-01
Study First Received: July 20, 2004
Last Updated: March 5, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017