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PHASE III TRIAL COMPARING, NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY VERSUS THE SAME NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATED WITH DAILY HYDROXYUREA IN THE TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED UNDIFFERENTIATED CARCINOMA NASOPHARYNGEAL TYPE.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00180973
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2005
Sponsor:
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Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris

Brief Summary:
MULTICENTRIC INTERNATIONAL RANDOMIZED PHASE III TRIAL COMPARING, NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY (BEC REGIMEN) FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY (70 Gy / 7 WEEKS) VERSUS THE SAME NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATED WITH DAILY HYDROXYUREA IN THE TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED UNDIFFERENTIATED CARCINOMA NASOPHARYNGEAL TYPE (UCNT).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
LOCALLY ADVANCED UNDIFFERENTIATED CARCINOMA NASOPHARYNGEAL TYPE UCNT Drug: Hydroxyurea Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 520 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: MULTICENTRIC INTERNATIONAL RANDOMIZED PHASE III TRIAL COMPARING, NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY VERSUS THE SAME NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOLLOWED BY STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATED WITH DAILY HYDROXYUREA IN THE TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED UNDIFFERENTIATED CARCINOMA NASOPHARYNGEAL TYPE.
Study Start Date : February 1995

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Drug Information available for: Hydroxyurea




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 5 year overall survival rate

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to progresion and local control at 2 years


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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • of either sex
  • aged *15 and * 70 years
  • never previously treated with radiotherapy, chemotherapy or surgery for malignant disease (except neck adenectomy/diagnosis)
  • with aWHO performance status * 2.
  • amenable to regular follow-up
  • capable of receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy : in particular, with no contraindications to the use of anthracyclines, bleomycin or cisplatinum.
  • with informed consent at entry time, in writing or witnessed oral informed consent, in accordance with local legislation requirements.
  • Laboratory requirement : *Baseline hematologic status :

Neutrophil count * 2000 /mm3 Platelet count * 150,000 /mm3 Hemoglobin * 10 g / dl

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic types other than type II - III of the WHO classification
  • T1 - T2 N0 - N1 or patients with metastatic
  • Aged < 15 or > 70.
  • Patients in whom chemotherapy is contraindicated: history of myocardial infarction over the last 6 months before inclusion, or clinically present cardiac pathology.
  • WHO Performance status >2
  • History of prior malignancies (other than non melanoma skin cancer or excised cervical carcinoma in situ).
  • Uncontrolled infection,
  • Patients refusing participation.
  • Patients who, for social, familial or geographic reasons are unlikely to comply with a long term follow-up.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00180973


Locations
France
Institut Gustave Roussy
Villejuif, France, 94800
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: François ESCHWEGE, MD Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00180973     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VUMCA2
CSET 94/346
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Hydroxyurea
Antineoplastic Agents
Antisickling Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors