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GEMOX: Oxaliplatin in Pancreatic Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00261092
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 2, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2008
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Brief Summary:

Primary objective:

  • To evaluate overall response rate (based on RECIST criterion)

Secondary objective:

  • To evaluate time to progression, clinical benefit, quality of life and safety

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pancreatic Neoplasms Drug: Oxaliplatin Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Multicenter, Open Label Study of Oxaliplatin Combined With Gemcitabine(GEMOX) in Advanced and Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Study Start Date : October 2005

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Drug Information available for: Oxaliplatin

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall response rate based on RECIST criteria

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to progression
  2. Overall survival
  3. Clinical benefit
  4. Quality of life

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically proven adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
  • Metastatic or locally advanced, non resectable disease(Non resectable disease will be determined by the investigators with clinical data)
  • Uni-dimensionally measurable disease as defined by RECIST (primary or secondary tumors>2cm using conventional CT scan or ≥1cm with spiral CT scan)
  • No previous chemo or radiotherapy, but postoperative radiotherapy as a adjuvant therapy for non-target lesion is permitted
  • Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) ≥60
  • No known Central Nervous System metastases
  • No sensory neuropathy at inclusion
  • Biological and hematological evaluation < 2 weeks prior to treatment administration:

    • Neutrophils ≥ 1500/ mm3
    • Platelets ≥ 100,000/mm3
    • Alkaline phosphatases< 5X ULN(upper Limits of Normal) and Bilirubin < 1.5X ULN
    • SGOT,SGPT <2.5 X ULN if no liver metastasis
    • SGOT,SGPT <5 X ULN if liver metastasis
    • Creatinine < 1.5 X ULN
  • Baseline imaging (CT scan or Magnetic Resonance Imaging) <3 weeks before treatment administration
  • Men and women who are fertile must use a medically acceptable contraceptive throughout the treatment period and for 3 months following cessation of treatment with oxaliplatin. Subjects must be made aware, before entering this trial of the risk of becoming pregnant or in fathering children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Corticotherapy except for anti-emetic purpose
  • Pregnant or breast feeding women (Documentation of a negative pregnancy test must be available for premenopausal women with intact reproductive organs)
  • Uncontrolled congestive heart failure or angina pectoris, or hypertension or arrhythmia
  • Uncontrolled or persistent hypercalcemia
  • History of significant neurologic or psychiatric disorders
  • Vater ampulomas and biliary tract adenocarcinomas
  • Other -non cured- malignancies

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00261092

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Won-Sik Lee, MD sanofi-avents

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00261092     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PM_L_0126
First Posted: December 2, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents