Xeloda Vs Monitoring in Advanced Colorectal Cancer Responsive to Chemotherapy

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 19, 2005
Roche Pharma AG
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Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie

Brief Summary:
To compare maintenance chemotherapy with Xeloda to control after best response with first line chemotherapy in advanced colorectal cancer. Main endpoint is progression free survival. A total of 300 patients will be included.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Cancer Procedure: Monitoring Procedure: Xeloda Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (confirmed histologically) with objective response or stabilization after at least 6 cycles of first line chemotherapy (treatment of choice is selected freely by the investigator according to the recommendations and consensus in force),
  • The interval between completion of first line chemotherapy and randomization should not exceed 4 weeks
  • Age>18 years
  • ECOG status 0 to 2
  • Biological criteria prior to any chemotherapy:

Neutrophils>1.5 109 g/l, platelets>100 109/l, haemoglobin>10 g/dl, Creatininaemia<150 mol/l, bilirubinaemia<2x normal level

  • Signed informed consent
  • Life expectancy > 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Metastatic colorectal cancer treated with more than one modality of first line chemotherapy (including oral fluoropyrimidines)
  • Tumour progression after first line chemotherapy or before randomization
  • Other tumour pathology
  • Symptomatic cerebral metastases
  • Any severe uncontrolled disease in addition to colorectal cancer (in particular decompensated cardiac failure (LVEF<50%) or coronary insufficiency)
  • Lack of integrity of the upper GI tract: malabsorption syndrome or major surgery of the stomach or the small intestine
  • Severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance < 30 ml/min)
  • Severe psychiatric disorder (other than controlled depressive syndrome)
  • Patient participating in another experiment
  • Pregnant women

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00189683

Contact: Annie Jouhaud + 33 1 43 77 72 10

AERO Recruiting
Creteil, France, 94000
Contact: Elizabeth Fabre-Guillevin, MD    + 33 1 43 77 72 10   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie
Roche Pharma AG
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Fabre-Guillevin, MD AERO
Principal Investigator: Eric Van Cutsem, MD BGDO
Principal Investigator: Marc Polus, MD BGDO Identifier: NCT00189683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AERO-MC04
First Posted: September 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents