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Randomized Trial on Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Colon Carcinoma Dukes B

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2006
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Information provided by:
Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group
This clinical investigation examined the influence of cytostatic chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil, modulated by biologically active leucovorin, on patients’ survival time following surgery for colon carcinoma Stage II.

Condition Intervention Phase
Colon Cancer Stage II Drug: Fluorouracil Drug: Leucovorin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospectively Randomized Study on Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients With Operated Colon Carcinoma Dukes B (Stage II; T3-4, N0, M0).

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Further study details as provided by Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall survival

Estimated Enrollment: 636
Study Start Date: November 1993

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with histologically verified, operable colon carcinoma Stage II (RO, T3-4, N0, M0)
  • Age: less than 80 years
  • WHO Performance > 2
  • Adequate bone marrow reserve, renal and hepatic functions
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Rectal cancer
  • R1or R2 resection; carcinosis peritonei
  • Start of treatment > 42 days postop; other adjuvant radiotherapy, chemotherapy or immunotherapy
  • Serious concomitant disease, in particular chronically inflammatory large intestine, cardiopathic or metabolic disease, malignant second carcinoma
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00309543

Hospital Guessing
Guessing, Burgenland, Austria, 7540
Hospital Oberpullendorf
Oberpullendorf, Burgenland, Austria, 7350
Hospital BHB St. Veit/Glan, Surgery
St. Veit a. d. Glan, Carinthia, Austria, 9330
State Hospital Wolfsberg
Wolfsberg, Carinthia, Austria, 9400
Hospital Hainburg
Hainburg, Lower Austria, Austria, 2410
Hospital Krems
Krems, Lower Austria, Austria, 3500
Hospital Tulln
Tulln, Lower Austria, Austria, 3430
Hospital Waidhofen/Thaya
Waidhofen a. d. Thaya, Lower Austria, Austria, 3830
Hospital Wiener Neustadt, Surgery
Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria, Austria, 2700
Medical University of Graz, Oncology
Graz, Styria, Austria, 8036
State Hospital Leoben
Leoben, Styria, Austria, 8700
Hospital St. Vinzenz
Zams, Tyrol, Austria, 6511
State Hospital Kirchdorf
Kirchdorf, Upper Austria, Austria, 4560
Hospital Kreuzschwestern Wels
Wels, Upper Austria, Austria, 4600
State Hospital Feldkirch
Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, Austria, 6807
Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg - Oncology
Salzburg, Austria, 5020
Medical University Vienna, General Hospital
Vienna, Austria, 1090
Wilheminenspital, Internal Medicin I
Vienna, Austria, 1160
Sponsors and Collaborators
Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group
Principal Investigator: Raimund Jakesz, MD Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00309543     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ABCSG 91
First Submitted: March 31, 2006
First Posted: April 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2006
Last Verified: March 2006

Keywords provided by Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group:
Colon cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs