Iressa vs Best Supportive Care - 2nd/3rd Line Survival Study

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 19, 2005
Last updated: April 22, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
This study is being carried out to see if adding ZD1839 to other standard supportive care is more effective than standard supportive care alone for the treatment of patients with NSCLC whose disease has recurred after previous chemotherapy treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Gefitinib
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double Blind,Placebo Controlled,Parallel Group,Multicentre,Randomised,Phase Iii Survival Study Comparing ZD1839 (IRESSA™)(250mg Tablet) Plus Best Supportive Care Versus Placebo Plus Best Supportive Care In Patients With Advanced NSCLC Who Have Received One Or Two Prior Chemotherapy Regimens And Are Refractory Or Intolerant To Their Most Recent Regimen

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of this study is to compare overall survival for ZD1839 plus best supportive care versus placebo plus best supportive care

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • · ZD1839 + BSC versus Placebo + BSC in terms of time to treatment failure
  • · ZD1839 + BSC versus Placebo + BSC in terms of investigator assessed overall
  • · objective tumour response (CR + PR)
  • · ZD1839 + BSC versus Placebo + BSC in terms of tolerability
  • · ZD1839 + BSC versus Placebo + BSC in terms of quality of life changes

Estimated Enrollment: 1692
Study Start Date: July 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • · Life expectancy of at least 8 weeks.

    • Histologically or cytologically confirmed non-small cell bronchogenic carcinoma: adenocarcinoma (including bronchoalveolar), squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma or mixed (adenocarcinoma and squamous) or undifferentiated carcinoma
    • Not suitable for chemotherapy
    • WHO Performance status 0,1, 2 or 3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed CNS mets
  • Less than 1 week since completion of prior radiotherapy or persistence of any radiotherapy related toxicity
  • ALT/AST greater than 5 x upper limit of normal
  • ANC less than 1.0 x 109/L or platelets less than 100 x 109/L
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00242801

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Oncology Medical Science Direction AstraZeneca
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No publications provided Identifier: NCT00242801     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1839IL/0709, ISEL
Study First Received: October 19, 2005
Last Updated: April 22, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration processed this record on November 25, 2015