Safety and Efficacy Study of a New Chemotherapy Agent to Treat Small Cell Lung Cancer

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 3, 2006
Last updated: December 30, 2014
Last verified: December 2014

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the study drug is effective and safe in the first line treatment of patients with small cell lung cancer

Condition Intervention Phase
Carcinoma, Small Cell Lung
Drug: Epothilone (BAY86-5302, SH Y03757A)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of ZK 219477 as First Line Therapy in Chemotherapy Naive Patients With Extensive Disease (ED) Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Tumor response rate (complete or partial response according to RECIST) [ Time Frame: Every 3 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Duration of complete or partial tumor response [ Time Frame: Every 3 weeks ]
  • Time to tumor progression [ Time Frame: Every 3 weeks ]
  • Investigate the safety and tolerability of the above treatment [ Time Frame: Every 3 weeks ]

Enrollment: 11
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Epothilone (BAY86-5302, SH Y03757A)
Epothilone; 16 mg/m2 (maximum 32 mg) as 3 hour i.v. infusion

Detailed Description:

The study has previously been posted by Schering AG, Germany. Schering AG, Germany has been renamed to Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany.Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany is the sponsor of the trial.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically or cytologically proven Small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)
  • Stage of extensive disease defined by the presence of distant metastases
  • At least 1 unidimensionally measureable lesion
  • WHO performance status 0 to 1
  • No previous SCLC-related chemotherapy
  • No previous SCLC-related surgery
  • No previous radiotherapy (excepting for brain metastasis)
  • Adequate function of major organs and systems

    • Nervous system

      • No Grade 2 or greater peripheral neuropathy
    • Cardiovascular:

      • No symptomatic congestive heart failure
      • No unstable angina pectoris
      • No arrythmia needing continuous treatment
      • No other uncontrolled concurrent illness

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Superior vena cava syndrome or obstruction of any vital structure
  • Untreated malignant hypercalcemia
  • Pleural effusion as the only manifestation of disease
  • Extensive disease amenable to radiation therapy
  • Symptomatic brain metastases requiring whole brain irradiation
  • Any concomitant malignancy excepting non-melanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00299390

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Therapeutic Area Head, Bayer Schering Pharma AG Identifier: NCT00299390     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 91375, EudraCT No: 2005-000597-53, 307972
Study First Received: March 3, 2006
Last Updated: December 30, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Small Cell
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Bronchial Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Lung Diseases
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Antimitotic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
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