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Alimta, Carboplatin and Radiation Therapy for Non Small Cell Lung 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: NCT00330044
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 25, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 2, 2016
Eli Lilly and Company
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Jefferson University ( Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University )

Brief Summary:
To determine the safety of Alimta when used with chemoradiation in inoperable non small cell lung cancer

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Inoperable Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: Premetrexed (Alimta) Drug: Carboplatin Phase 1

Detailed Description:

To determine the maximal tolerated dose (MTD) and toxicities of Pemetrexed (Alimta) when administered concurrently with carboplatin and thoracic radiation therapy.

To determine, qualitatively, the occurrence of local tumor responses identified with this regimen.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 18 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study of Premetrexed (Alimta) and Carboplatin and Radiation Therapy in Patients With Inoperable Non Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Study Start Date : April 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Drug
Carboplatin and Pemetrexed
Drug: Premetrexed (Alimta)
Drug: Carboplatin

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Response and Progression Free Survival [ Time Frame: Up to five years after study completion ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Unresectable Stage II, IIIB or IV non small cell lung cancer. Evaluable disease on planning CT scan Zubrod 0-1 Weight loss equal to or less than 10% 3 months prior to diagnosis FEV1 greater than 1000cc Adequate hematologic, renal and hepatic functions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Small cell cancer Stage I non small cell cancer Prior chemotherapy or thoracic or lower neck radiatio therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00330044

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United States, Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Eli Lilly and Company
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Principal Investigator: Maria Werner-Wasik, MD Thomas Jefferson University
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Identifier: NCT00330044    
Other Study ID Numbers: 05C.276
2005-19 ( Other Identifier: CCRRC )
First Posted: May 25, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 2, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Antineoplastic Agents