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Vinorelbine in Unresectable or Metastatic Esophageal and Gastric Adenocarcinoma

This study has been completed.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Information provided by:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Identifier:
First received: September 14, 2005
Last updated: April 27, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
The purpose of this study is to collect anti-tumor activity of vinorelbine when given to patients with esophageal or gastric tumors. We will also collect information on the toxicities of vinorelbine in these patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Drug: Vinorelbine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of Vinorelbine in Unresectable or Metastatic Esophageal and Gastric Adenocarcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the anti-tumor activity of vinorelbine when administered to patients with locally advanced or metastatic esophageal or gastric adenocarcinoma.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the toxicities of vinorelbine in this patient population.

Estimated Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: June 2000
Study Completion Date: August 2005
Primary Completion Date: August 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
  • Patients will receive vinorelbine intravenously once per week for eight weeks. These treatments will be repeated after the initial eight weeks as long as the patient continues to receive benefit from the treatment. If the patient experiences significant toxicities, the dose may be reduced or the chemotherapy may be discontinued.
  • Before beginning treatment and during therapy, routine laboratory tests, scans and x-rays will be done to check the body's response to treatment. A physical exam will be done at the start of the study and before each course of treatment. Scans will be done after eight weeks of therapy.
  • Patients will remain on this study as long as their disease does not become worse or they do not experience severe side effects.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Locally unresectable or metastatic esophageal adenocarcinoma. Locally unresectable or metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma. Only patients with measurable tumors are eligible.
  • No more than one prior chemotherapy regimen
  • ECOG performance status of 0-1
  • Life expectancy of > 12 weeks
  • Greater than or equal to 1,200 calorie/day intake
  • ANC > 1,500/mm3
  • AST < 3 x ULN
  • Total bilirubin < 2.0 ng/dl
  • Platelets > 100,000/mm3
  • Serum creatinine < 2.0 mg/dl

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior therapy with vinca alkaloids
  • Chemotherapy within the past three weeks
  • Clinically apparent central nervous system metastases or carcinomatous meningitis
  • Peripheral neuropathy > 1
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00215462

United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Matthew Kulke, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Matthew Kulke, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Identifier: NCT00215462     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00-012
Study First Received: September 14, 2005
Last Updated: April 27, 2009

Keywords provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
gastric adenocarcinoma
esophageal adenocarcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stomach Neoplasms
Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Esophageal Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 23, 2017