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Iscar for Second Line Treatment of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00283478
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 30, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 31, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Kentuckiana Cancer Institute

Brief Summary:
To determine if Iscar Quercus improves immune function and quality of life among patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: Iscar Quercus Drug: Gemcitabine Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
RAndomized pilot study of supplemental Iscar in combination with Gemcitabine vs. Gemcitabine alone as second line treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Pilot Study of Supplemental Iscar in Combination With Gemcitabine vs. Gemcitabine Alone as Second Line Treatment for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Study Start Date : May 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2007

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine if Iscar improves immune function and quality of life.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • newly diagnosed IIIB and IV NSCLC who have failed one prior line of chemo
  • Karnofsky score 60% or greater
  • patients who will be treated with Gemcitabine

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00283478


Locations
United States, Kentucky
Kentuckiana Cancer Institute
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kentuckiana Cancer Institute
Investigators
Study Director: Renato V. LaRocca, MD Kentuckiana Cancer Institute

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00283478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1056757
Mistletoe
First Posted: January 30, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by Kentuckiana Cancer Institute:
Advanced stage
Lung cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Gemcitabine
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs