A Study to Assess Symptom Burden in Subjects With Nonmyeloid Malignancies Receiving Chemotherapy and Aranesp®

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: March 24, 2009
Last verified: March 2009

The purpose of this trial is to prospectively assess the relationship between changes in hemoglobin (hgb) and changes in symptom burden associated with anemia in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy supported with Aranesp®.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Aranesp
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study to Assess Symptom Burden in Subjects With Nonmyeloid Malignancies Receiving Chemotherapy and Aranesp®

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient reported outcomes

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in hemoglobin endpoints and RBC transfusion requirements

Estimated Enrollment: 2423
Study Start Date: September 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with nonmyeloid malignancy(ies)
  • Anemia (hgb less than or equal to 11.0 g/dL) due to cancer and chemotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
  • Unstable cardiac disease or anemia due to other causes
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00117117

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Global Development Leader, Amgen Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00117117     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20020132
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: March 24, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Chemotherapy induced anemia
darbepoetin alfa

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Darbepoetin alfa
Hematologic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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