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A Phase IIA Study of MK0457 in Patients With Cancer of the Lung (0457-006)

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: February 9, 2006
Last updated: July 24, 2015
Last verified: July 2015
This is a study to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational drug in patients with cancer of the lung.

Condition Intervention Phase
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung Drug: MK0457 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IIA Study Evaluating the Efficacy of MK0457 as a 5-Day Continuous Infusion in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of MK0457 as a 5 day infusion as measured by radiological exams at baseline and after every other cycle of treatment. After 3 post-treatment radiological assessments, response will be measured after every third cycle. [ Time Frame: 5 Days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability as measured by duration, intensity (grade) and time of onset of toxicity. [ Time Frame: 5 Days ]

Enrollment: 22
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Drug: MK0457
IV infusion at 10 mg/m2/hour; 5-day continuous infusion every 21 days


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are at least 18 years of age with cancer of the lung and who have had either no previous treatment or 1 previous treatment for advanced cancer of the lung. Certain other treatments may also be allowed (prior cytotoxic chemotherapy in the adjuvant setting)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have had treatment with any investigational therapy within the past 30 days are not eligible.
  • Patients who have had a disease or medical condition that is not controlled will not be eligible.
  • Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding are not eligible.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00290550

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00290550     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0457-006
Study First Received: February 9, 2006
Last Updated: July 24, 2015

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on August 16, 2017