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A Study of Pemetrexed in Small Cell Lung Cancer, Which Has Returned

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00191750
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2007
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
The purposes of this study are to determine 1) the safety of pemetrexed and any side effects that might be associated with it 2) whether pemetrexed can help patients with small cell lung cancer live longer 3) whether pemetrexed can make tumors smaller or disappear and for how long and 4) to see if patients feel better while taking pemetrexed

Condition Intervention Phase
Carcinoma, Small Cell Drug: Pemetrexed Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Trial of ALIMTA in Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the antitumor activity for patients with both sensitive and refractory small cell lung cancer patients as measured by tumor response rate. To characterize the toxicities of pemetrexed in this patient population

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To better understand any side effects of pemetrexed

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: July 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2006
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of small cell lung cancer
  • One prior treatment with chemotherapy or immunotherapy with greater than 3 weeks since the prior treatment
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Estimated life expectancy of at least 12 weeks
  • Ambulatory and capable of self-care(eg, up and about greater than 50% of waking hours)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have received treatment within the last 30 days with a drug that has not received FDA approval for any indication
  • Less than 2 weeks from radiation therapy
  • Other serious illness that would compromise the safety of the patient
  • Most second primary malignancies treated less than 5 years previously
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00191750


Locations
United States, Colorado
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Aurora, Colorado, United States
United States, North Carolina
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 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) Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Dallas, Texas, United States
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 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00191750     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7209
H3E-US-S069
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Small Cell
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Pemetrexed
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Folic Acid Antagonists
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors