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UFT/LV Maintenance Vs Observation in Metastatic Breast Cancer Responsive to Chemotherapy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 7, 2005
Last verified: September 2005
To compare maintenance therapy to observation in metastatic breast cancer patients responding (or stabilized) after 1st-line chemotherapy. Main endpoint is disease-free survival. Secondary endpoints are overall survival and tolerance. A total of 200 patients will be included.

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer Procedure: UFT/LV Procedure: Observation Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie:


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • metastatic breast cancer
  • objective response or stabilisation after 6 to 8 cycle of a first line chemotherapy
  • time period between the end of chemotherapy and randomization < 4 weeks
  • age over 18 years
  • Performance status (OMS) < 2.
  • Life expectancy > 3 months
  • Biological criteria before randomization: Neutrophiles > 1.5 x 109 G/L; Pl. > 100 x 109 G/L; Hb > 10 g/dl; Creatininemia < 1,5 UNL; Bili. < 2 UNL; Transaminases < 2,5 UNL; Alcalines Phosphatases < 2,5 UNL
  • Signed written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Metastatic breast cancer having received more than one chemotherapy line.
  • Tumor progression under chemotherapy
  • Free interval between primary tumor and metastases > 5 years, with estrogen receptors and without visceral metastases
  • Free interval between primary tumor and metastases < 18 months after adjuvant chemotherapy if first lime chemotherapy only led to a tumor stabilization
  • Concomitant hormonotherapy
  • Other cancer
  • Symptomatic brain metastases
  • Any uncontrolled severe disease except breast cancer (especially cardiac failure with LVEF < 50% or coronary insufficiency
  • Psychiatric disorder
  • Other concomitant trial
  • Male patient
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding (effective contraception is mandatory in the case of women of child-bearing potential)
  • History of high dose chemotherapy with bone marrow transplantation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00189631

Contact: Annie Jouhaud + 33 1 43 77 72 10

AERO Recruiting
Creteil, France, 94000
Contact: Laurent Zelek, MD    + 33 1 43 77 72 10   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Principal Investigator: Jean-Francois Berdah, MD AERO
Principal Investigator: Laurent Zelek, MD AERO
Principal Investigator: Bruno Audhuy, MD AERO
  More Information Identifier: NCT00189631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AERO-MB02
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 7, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on July 26, 2017