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A Trial Of Gemcitabine Plus Paclitaxel And Gemcitabine Plus Docetaxel In Metastatic Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 24, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
The combination of docetaxel and gemcitabine has shown significant activity in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Several studies have activity in patients of multiple lines of therapy, including patients that have been treated with prior taxane therapy. Overall responses have ranged from 30% to 79%. The major side effects of the combination chemotherapy have been neutropenia, anemia, asthenia, neuropathy, nausea, mucositis, and neutropenic fever

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Neoplasms
Drug: Gemcitabine
Drug: Paclitaxel
Drug: Docetaxel
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Randomized Trial Of Gemcitabine Plus Paclitaxel And Gemcitabine Plus Docetaxel In Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Estimate the response rate of two regimens separately.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Estimate the following activities of two regimens separately:Progression-free survival;Time to progressive disease;duration of response;Overall survival, changes in performance status
  • Nature of toxicities experienced on each arm of the study

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: December 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2006

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced or metastatic breast cancer
  • Disease that can be measured by the physician or radiologic test.
  • May have had one chemotherapy treatment for advanced or metastatic disease.
  • Patients may have received any prior adjuvant chemotherapy, including taxane containing regimens, provided this treatment was completed at least 6 months prior to enrollment.
  • Patients may have received prior hormone therapy or immunotherapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with only non-measurable disease
  • Cancer that has spread to the brain
  • A patient who received a taxane with metastatic disease.
  • Pregnancy
  • Patients who received prior gemcitabine
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00191672

United States, Tennessee
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CT-LILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
United States, Texas
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Katy, Texas, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information Identifier: NCT00191672     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6966
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 24, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 28, 2017