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A Study of Pemetrexed Plus Doxorubicin Given to Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00102219
First Posted: January 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2007
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
This is a non-randomized Phase 2 study testing pemetrexed and doxorubicin in combination for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Both pemetrexed and doxorubicin have been combined with other drugs, but they have not yet been combined with each other. It is expected that the patient will benefit from the different mechanisms of action of the two drugs. However, there is no guarantee that the patient will benefit from this treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: Pemetrexed Drug: Doxorubicin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Study of ALIMTA Plus Doxorubicin Administered Every 21 Days in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the antitumor activity of pemetrexed plus doxorubicin, as measured by overall tumor response rate

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to progressive disease
  • Progression-free survival
  • Overall survival

Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: October 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2007
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer that is not amenable to local treatment.
  • Patients must be chemo-naive or have received only neoadjuvant and/or adjuvant chemotherapy.
  • At least one measurable lesion.
  • No chemotherapy within 4 weeks prior to enrollment.
  • Signed informed consent from the patient.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.
  • Prior treatment with any anthracyclines or anthracenedione-containing regimen.
  • Treatment within the last 30 days with any drug that has not received regulatory approval.
  • Pregnancy and/or breast feeding.
  • Inability or unwillingness to take folic acid or vitamin B12 supplementation.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00102219


Locations
Brazil
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Belo Horizonte, BH, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Greece
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Athens, Greece
Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Peru
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Lima, Peru
Poland
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Krakow, Poland
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Lodz, Poland
Spain
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Madrid, Spain
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Valencia, Spain
Venezuela
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Caracas, Venezuela
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00102219     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8426
H3E-MC-JMGV
First Submitted: January 25, 2005
First Posted: January 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Doxorubicin
Liposomal doxorubicin
Pemetrexed
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Folic Acid Antagonists
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors