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A Study of Pemetrexed and Cyclophosphamide Given Every 21 Days in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00190671
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2009
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
This is the phase 2 portion of a phase 1/2 trial, testing the use of pemetrexed and cyclophosphamide in combination for the treatment of advanced breast cancer. A single arm Phase 1 dose finding (establish maximum tolerated dose) study precedes the randomized phase 2 portion.

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: pemetrexed Drug: cyclophosphamide Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1/2 Dose-Escalating Study of ALIMTA and Cyclophosphamide Administered Every 21 Days in Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Best Tumor Response [ Time Frame: baseline to measured progressive disease ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to Progressive Disease [ Time Frame: baseline to measured progressive disease ]
  • Progression Free Survival [ Time Frame: baseline to measured progressive disease ]
  • Pharmacokinetics - Maximum Observed Drug Concentration (Cmax) [ Time Frame: cycle 1 (Day 1: <1 min prior to end of pemetrexed infusion; 1/2, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 24, 48, 72 hours after start of pemetrexed infusion) ]
  • Pharmacokinetics - Area Under the Curve (AUC) [ Time Frame: cycle 1 (Day 1: <1 min prior to end of pemetrexed infusion; 1/2, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 24, 48, 72 hours after start of pemetrexed infusion) ]
  • Pharmacokinetics - Clearance (CL) [ Time Frame: cycle 1 (Day 1: <1 min prior to end of pemetrexed infusion; 1/2, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 24, 48, 72 hours after start of pemetrexed infusion) ]
  • Pharmacokinetics - Volume of Distribution [ Time Frame: cycle 1 (Day 1: <1 min prior to end of pemetrexed infusion; 1/2, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 24, 48, 72 hours after start of pemetrexed infusion) ]
  • Pharmacokinetics - Half-Life (t½) [ Time Frame: cycle 1 (Day 1: <1 min prior to end of pemetrexed infusion; 1/2, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 24, 48, 72 hours after start of pemetrexed infusion) ]

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pemetrexed 600 mg/m2 Drug: pemetrexed
Pemetrexed: 600 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 21 days x 8 cycles
Other Names:
  • LY231514
  • Alimta
Drug: cyclophosphamide
600 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 21 days x 8 cycles
Experimental: Pemetrexed 1800 mg/m2 Drug: cyclophosphamide
600 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 21 days x 8 cycles
Drug: pemetrexed
1800 mg/m2, intravenous (IV), every 21 days x 8 cycles
Other Names:
  • LY231514
  • Alimta

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • You must be female and at least 18 years old.
  • You must have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Your pre-study lab tests are within study requirements.
  • You must be willing to take folic acid and vitamin B12.

Exclusion Criteria:

- You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • You have another illness that your doctor thinks would make you unable to participate.
  • You are currently taking aspirin or aspirin-like medicine and are unable to stop for a few days during each cycle of therapy.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00190671


Locations
Austria
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Salzburg, Austria, 5020
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Wels, Austria, 4600
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Wien, Austria, A-1100
Czech Republic
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Brno, Czech Republic, 625 00
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Nova Ves Pod Plesi, Czech Republic, 26204
Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary, 1122
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Szeged, Hungary, 6720
Poland
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Gdansk, Poland, 80-210
Romania
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Bucharest, Romania, 022328
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 3400
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Iasi, Romania, 6600
Russian Federation
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Moscow, Russian Federation, 129128
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Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 197022
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon-Fri from 9am- 5pm Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Responsible Party: Chief Medical Officer, Eli Lilly
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00190671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4029
H3E-MC-JMDV
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Results First Submitted: March 17, 2009
Results First Posted: July 16, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by Eli Lilly and Company:
Advanced Breast Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Cyclophosphamide
Pemetrexed
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors