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Oxaliplatin in Treating Young Patients With Recurrent Solid Tumors That Have Not Responded to Previous Treatment

This study has been completed.
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: September 7, 2004
Last updated: June 4, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
This phase II trial is studying how well oxaliplatin works in treating young patients with recurrent solid tumors that have not responded to previous treatment. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as oxaliplatin, work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

Condition Intervention Phase
Childhood Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumor
Childhood Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
Childhood Hepatoblastoma
Childhood Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Childhood High-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma
Childhood Low-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma
Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor
Childhood Teratoma
Recurrent Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma
Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma
Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma
Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma
Recurrent Childhood Liver Cancer
Recurrent Childhood Malignant Germ Cell Tumor
Recurrent Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma
Recurrent Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
Recurrent Colon Cancer
Recurrent Ewing Sarcoma/Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor
Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Recurrent Neuroblastoma
Recurrent Osteosarcoma
Recurrent Rectal Cancer
Recurrent Renal Cell Cancer
Drug: oxaliplatin
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of Oxaliplatin in Children With Recurrent Solid Tumors

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Response rate [ Time Frame: Up to 3 years ]
    Response rate and confidence intervals will be constructed according to the method of Chang and O'Brien.

Enrollment: 180
Study Start Date: October 2004
Primary Completion Date: February 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm I
Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 17 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Drug: oxaliplatin
Given IV
Other Names:
  • 1-OHP
  • Dacotin
  • Dacplat
  • Eloxatin
  • L-OHP

Detailed Description:


I. Determine the response rate in children with recurrent or refractory solid tumors treated with oxaliplatin.

II. Determine the cumulative toxicity of this drug in these patients. III. Determine the pharmacokinetic profile of this drug in these patients. IV. Determine time to progression and overall survival of patients treated with this drug.

V. Correlate the extent of oxaliplatin exposure with response in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to disease type.

Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for up to 17 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed* solid tumor, including any of the following:

    • Ewing's sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET)
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    • Neuroblastoma
    • High-grade astrocytoma
    • Low-grade astrocytoma
    • Glioblastoma multiforme
    • Ependymoma
    • Hepatoblastoma
    • Germ cell tumors of any site
    • Rare tumors of interest, including any of the following:

      • Soft tissue sarcoma
      • Hepatocellular carcinoma
      • Childhood/adolescent colorectal carcinoma
      • Childhood/adolescent renal cell carcinoma
      • Childhood/adolescent adrenocortical carcinoma
      • Childhood/adolescent nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Recurrent disease OR refractory to conventional therapy
  • Measurable disease by clinical exam, CT scan, MRI, or positron emission tomography
  • Performance status - Karnofsky 50-100% (for patients over age 10)
  • Performance status - Lansky 50-100% (for patients age 10 and under)
  • At least 8 weeks
  • Absolute neutrophil count ≥ 1,000/mm^3*
  • Platelet count ≥ 75,000/mm^3* (transfusion independent)
  • Hemoglobin ≥ 8.0 g/dL* (RBC transfusions allowed)
  • Granulocytopenia, anemia, and/or thrombocytopenia due to bone marrow metastases or extensive prior radiotherapy allowed provided the above hematological criteria are met
  • Bilirubin ≤ 3 mg/dL
  • Creatinine based on age as follows:

    • ≤ .8 mg/dL (for patients age 5 and under)
    • ≤ 1.0 mg/dL (for patients age 6 to 10)
    • ≤ 1.2 mg/dL (for patients age 11 to 15)
    • ≤1.5 mg/dL (for patients age 16 to 21)
  • Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate > 20 mL/min
  • No uncontrolled seizure disorder
  • No uncontrolled infection
  • CNS toxicity ≤ grade 2
  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • Fertile patients must use effective contraception
  • Recovered from prior immunotherapy
  • At least 7 days since prior anticancer biologic therapy
  • More than 1 week since prior growth factors
  • At least 6 months since prior allogeneic stem cell transplantation

    • No evidence of active graft-vs-host disease
  • No concurrent immunomodulating agents
  • Recovered from prior chemotherapy
  • No prior oxaliplatin
  • Prior carboplatin or cisplatin allowed
  • More than 3 weeks since prior myelosuppressive chemotherapy (6 weeks for nitrosoureas)
  • No other concurrent anticancer chemotherapy
  • Concurrent dexamethasone for CNS tumors allowed provided patient has been on a stable or decreasing dose for ≥ 1 week before study entry
  • Recovered from prior radiotherapy
  • At least 2 weeks since prior local palliative radiotherapy (small port)
  • At least 6 months since prior craniospinal radiotherapy
  • At least 6 months since prior radiotherapy to ≥ 50% of the pelvis
  • At least 6 weeks since other prior substantial radiotherapy to the bone marrow
  • Concurrent radiotherapy to localized painful lesions allowed provided ≥ 1 measurable lesion is not irradiated
  • No other concurrent investigational agents
  • No other concurrent anticancer agents
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00091182

United States, California
Children's Oncology Group
Arcadia, California, United States, 91006-3776
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Orren Beaty Children's Oncology Group
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier: NCT00091182     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCI-2012-01815
U10CA098543 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: September 7, 2004
Last Updated: June 4, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
Rectal Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Liver Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Sarcoma, Ewing
Ovarian Neoplasms
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive
Testicular Neoplasms
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal
Optic Nerve Glioma
Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue processed this record on April 24, 2017