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Oxaliplatin and Capecitabine Versus Follow-up After Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2007 by Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und Tumoren.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 25, 2009
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Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und Tumoren

Brief Summary:
Primary endpoint of the study is to prove the superiority of an adjuvant therapy with oxaliplatin/ capecitabine until the first occurrence of appearance of a tumour. Occurrences in the meaning of this study are the appearance of a relapse of the tumour, of metastases, of a second tumour or death of any reason.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Neoplasms Liver Metastases Drug: Capecitabine Drug: Oxaliplatin Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Prospective, randomized, multi-centre, open phase III study with two parallel groups of patients according to the eligibility criteria. The times in both hierarchical classified endpoints will be measured as times from randomization.

Patients with macroscopic complete resection of colorectal liver metastases will be randomized in:

Arm A: post-operative adjuvant therapy with Capecitabine/ Oxaliplatin over 6 months and follow-up


Arm B: follow-up

Randomization: stratification after Scores of Fong et al:

  • number of metastases (1 vs. >=1)
  • maximal diameter of the metastasis (<= 5cm vs. > 5cm)
  • disease free interval (>= 12 months vs. > 12 months)
  • CEA (<= 200ng/l vs. >200 ng/l) in the strata 0-1, 2 and >= 3,

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 384 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Adjuvant Chemotherapy With Oxaliplatin and Capecitabine Versus Follow-up After Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases- Randomized Phase III Study
Study Start Date : November 2004

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary outcomes:
  2. Disease free survival

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Secondary outcomes:overall survival,acute- and longtime toxicity of chemotherapy, molecular predictive markers for the risk of relapse and toxicity

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients after R0-resection of colorectal liver metastases
  • age: >= 18 years
  • Karnofsky-Index >= 70%
  • neutrophiles >1,5 x10e9/l, thrombocytes 100 x10e9/l
  • adequate contraception for male and female patients
  • oral and written informed consent (GCP)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other prior malignancies, except treated in situ-carcinoma of cervix or tumours of skin without indication to a melanoma (or 10 years tumourfree)
  • other participation in clinical trials within 30 days before randomization
  • previous chemotherapy (except adjuvant chemotherapy with an interval of >= 6 months)
  • creatinine clearance <50 ml/min
  • hepatic insufficiency (ALAT, ASAT, Bilirubin, AP >5 x upper limit)
  • peripheral neuropathy > CTC grade 1
  • uncontrolled cardiac insufficiency or angina pectoris
  • active infections
  • severe neurological or psychiatric illness
  • breast-feeding or pregnant women
  • incapacity to take part in regular visits

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00156975

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Universitaetsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Medizinische Klinik
Dresden, Sachsen, Germany, 011307
Universitaetsklinikum Essen, Klinik für Allgemein- und Transplantationschirurgie OPZ II
Essen, Germany, 45122
Klinik für Allgemein- und Gefäßchirurgie , J. W. Goethe Universität
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, 60590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und Tumoren
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Principal Investigator: Wolf O. Bechstein, Prof. Dr. Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und Tumoren

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00156975     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ADHOC
First Posted: September 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 25, 2009
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und Tumoren:
Liver metastases
Liver resection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Liver Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Liver Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents