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Comparing Irinotecan and 5 FU/FA To 5-FU/FA After Resection Of Liver Metastases For Colorectal Cancer

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 1, 2005
Last updated: September 24, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
To see if Disease Free Survival (DFS) is improved when complete surgical resection of liver metastases (R0) is followed by chemotherapy with CPT-11 and 5-FU/FA as FOLFIRI regimen, compared to 5-FU/FA alone.

Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Neoplasms Liver Neoplasms Drug: Irinotecan + 5 FU + folinic acid Drug: Folinic Acid + 5 FU Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multi-Centre Phase III Open Label Randomized Trial Comparing CPT-11 In Combination With A 5-FU/FA Infusional Regimen To The Same 5-FU/FA Infusional Regimen Alone, As Adjuvant Treatment After Resection Of Liver Metastases For Colorectal Cancer.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Disease Free Survival (DFS) [ Time Frame: last tumor assessment date or cut-off date, whichever is earlier. ]
    time interval between the date of randomization and the earliest date of local, regional or distant relapse, or death due to cancer.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall Survival Rates [ Time Frame: Median follow-up time (42 months) ]
    Probability of being alive was calculated in a yearly increment.

Enrollment: 321
Study Start Date: December 2001
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Irinotecan + 5 FU + folinic acid
irinotecan 180 mg/m2 folinic acid 400 mg/m2 (DL) followed by 5 FU bolus 400 mg/m2 5 FU continuous infusion (2400 mg/m2 over 46 hours) every 2 weeks
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Folinic Acid + 5 FU
folinic acid 400 mg/m2(DL) followed by bolus 5 FU 400mg/m2 5 FU continuous infusion (2400 mg/m2 over 46 hours) every 2 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically proven adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum with complete resection of primary tumour.
  • Complete surgical resection (R0) of the liver metastasis(es) within a minimum of 3 weeks, and a maximum of 8 weeks prior to the first study treatment infusion.
  • Exclusively hepatic metastasis (es) : absence of bone, lung and brain metastases.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior hepatic radiation or resection.
  • Prior radiofrequency ablation or cryoablation Incomplete surgical resection of liver metastasis (es).
  • Prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00143403

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer Inc Identifier: NCT00143403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPT-GMA-301
Study First Received: September 1, 2005
Results First Received: February 26, 2009
Last Updated: September 24, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Liver Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Liver Diseases
Folic Acid
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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