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Weekly Paclitaxel, Low-Dose Estramustine, and Carboplatin in the Treatment of Hormone Refractory Prostate Carcinoma

This study has been completed.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Information provided by:
SCRI Development Innovations, LLC Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: August 3, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
In this trial we will investigate how this three-drug regimen may be improved, both with respect to efficacy and toxicity, by making some modifications in the dosing and schedule in the treatment of patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Drug: Paclitaxel Drug: Estramustine Drug: Carboplatin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Phase II Trial of Weekly Paclitaxel, Low-Dose Estramustine, and Carboplatin Administered Either Weekly or Every Four Weeks in the Treatment of Hormone Refractory Prostate Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by SCRI Development Innovations, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall response rate

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Toxicity
  • Overall survival

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2000
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Upon determination of eligibility, patients will receive:

Paclitaxel + Estramustine + Carboplatin

Patients will receive weekly paclitaxel and low-dose estramustine, in combination with carboplatin administered either weekly r every four weeks.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adenocarcinoma of the prostate not curable with local treatment
  • Disease progression while receiving hormonal therapy
  • Measurable or evaluable disease
  • Previous treatment with a maximum of one prior chemotherapy regimen
  • ECOG performance status 0, 1, or 2.
  • Adequate bone marrow, liver and kidney function
  • Able to comprehend the nature of this study and give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

You cannot participate in this study if any of the following apply to you:

  • Age < 18 years
  • History of treatment for an invasive malignancy within five years
  • Significant heart disease

Please note: There are additional inclusion/exclusion criteria. The study center will determine if you meet all of the criteria. If you do not qualify for the trial, study personnel will explain the reasons. If you do qualify, study personnel will explain the trial in detail and answer any questions you may have.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00193193

Sponsors and Collaborators
SCRI Development Innovations, LLC
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Principal Investigator: John D. Hainsworth, MD SCRI Development Innovations, LLC
  More Information Identifier: NCT00193193     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCRI GU 10
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: August 3, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal processed this record on September 21, 2017