Safety and Effectiveness Study of Docetaxel and ZD1839 Followed by Removal of the Prostate to Treat Prostate Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00242918|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prostate Cancer||Drug: docetaxel Drug: ZD1839||Phase 2|
It is recognized that there is a subset of patients who are at high risk for progression despite aggressive treatment of localized disease at the time of detection. The critical issue is in addressing micrometastatic disease that has already developed prior to diagnosis. This study utilizes daily doses of ZD1839 and weekly docetaxel for two cycles prior to radical prostatectomy.
ZD1839 has demonstrated antiproliferative activity against human tumor xenografts and in coadministration with cytotoxic agents against prostate cell lines (PC-3 and TSU-PRI). The combination of ZD1839 and docetaxel has been reported to be feasible with an acceptable toxicity profile.
This phase II, single center trial is specifically targeting those patients with high-risk adenosarcoma of the prostate.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||29 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant Docetaxel and ZD 1839 (Iressa) Followed by Radical Prostatectomy in Patients With High Risk, Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||May 2003|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2007|
- To evaluate the combination of docetaxel and ZD1839 on pathologic complete response (pCR) in radical prostatectomy specimens. Pathological complete response is defined as no microscopic evidence of neoplastic cells in the resected specimen.
- Evaluate the toxicity of docetaxel and ZD1839 in patients with high risk, locally advanced prostate carcinoma prior to surgical resection
- Clinical Response
- Assessment of margin of positivity at surgical resection
- Evaluate PSA response from baseline and post treatment
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00242918
|United States, Washington|
|Virginia Mason Medical Center|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101|
|Principal Investigator:||Jacqueline Vuky, MD||Virginia Mason Medical Center|