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Phase II Trial of Preoperative Therapy With Gefitinib and Chemotherapy in Patients With ERneg Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00239343
First Posted: October 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2011
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
The aim of the study is to estimate the effect of preoperative gefitinib on the complete pathological response rate in primary estrogen receptor negative breast cancer at the time of surgery.

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: gefitinib Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomised Placebo-controlled Phase II Trial of Preoperative Therapy With Gefitinib (Iressa®/ZD1839) and Epirubicin-Cyclophosphamide in Patients With Primary Operable (T2-T3) Oestrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • the complete pathological response rate in the two study groups at trial closure

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • complete and overall objective tumuor response at trial closure according to the RECIST criteria in the per-protocol population

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: October 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  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:

  • histologically confirmed oestrogen receptor negative primary breast cancer, tumour stage T2-3, N0-2, M0. Eligible for surgery, WHO performance score 0-1.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any prior anticancer therapy including gefitinib (Iressa®), epirubicin (Farmorubicin™), or cyclophosphamide, distant metastases or bilateral breast cancer, any evidence of clinically active interstitial lung disease , other co-existing malignancies or malignancies diagnosed within the last 5 years with the exception of basal cell carcinoma or cervical cancer in situ, pregnancy or breastfeeding
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00239343


Locations
Denmark
Research Stie
Herlev, Denmark
Research Site
København N, Denmark
Research Site
København Ø, Denmark
Research Site
Vejle, Denmark
Research Site
Århus C, Denmark
Norway
Research Site
Oslo, Norway
Research Site
Trondheim, Norway
Sweden
Research Site
Lund, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Oncology Medical Director, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00239343     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1839IL/0712
First Submitted: October 14, 2005
First Posted: October 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Gefitinib
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action