Capecitabine in Women With Operable Breast Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00148720|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Slow accrual)
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 11, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Invasive Breast Carcinoma Primary Invasive Breast Cancer Stage I Breast Cancer Stage II Breast Cancer Stage III Breast Cancer||Drug: Capecitabine||Phase 2|
- Prior to the start of treatment, patients will have a small metal clip inserted into the tumor bed to identify the tumor site to the surgeon. At that time, a needle biopsy of the breast tumor or a sentinel (underarm) lymph node biopsy will also be performed.
- Patients will take capecitabine orally twice daily for 14 days. This treatment will repeat every 21 days (1 cycle). Patients will receive 4 cycles of this treatment.
- A physical exam and blood work will be done every three weeks after starting therapy to monitor side effects.
- After two weeks of capecitabine a biopsy from the tumor will be done to generate information about the characteristics of the tumor that may respond to capecitabine.
- After completing 4 cycles (12 weeks) of capecitabine, patients will then undergo surgery to remove any remaining breast cancer (lumpectomy or mastectomy). Post-surgical treatment (radiation, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapy) is at the discretion of the patients physician.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||80 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase II Study of Preoperative Capecitabine in Women With Operable Breast Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||September 2004|
|Primary Completion Date :||September 2007|
- To determine the response rate following four cycles of preoperative capecitabine in women with operable breast cancer. [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00148720
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02130|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215|
|Principal Investigator:||Ian Krop, MD, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|