A Safety and Efficacy of CCRT With Paclitaxel as Adjuvant Therapy to Post-Operative Advanced Endometrial Cancer Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00373620
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2005 by Korean Gynecologic Oncology Group. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of this study is to determine whether post-operative concurrent chemoradiation with paclitaxel is effective and safe in the treatment of high risk postoperative endometrial cancer patients.
Condition or disease
Postoperative radiotherapy (RT) is the most used adjuvant treatment in high risk endometrial cancer (HREC), and it appears to reduce the incidence of pelvic relapses but doesn't seem to improve survival. Paclitaxel (P) has shown in vitro and clinical activity against endometrial cancer, and it is also a potent radiosensitizer by blocking dividing cells in G2/M phase. This study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a treatment with concomitant weekly chemotherapy with paclitaxel and RT in high risk advanced endometrial cancer.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 75 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients undertaken total hysterectomy, bilateral salpingoophorectomy, washing cytology, pelvic and paraaortic lymph node dissection
Patients must have the diagnosis of endometrioid type adenocarcinoma with stage III, IV.
Patients must have a GOG performance of 0, 1, or 2.
Patients must have expected life span over 6 months.
Patients with peripheral neurotoxicity over grade 2 in CTC criteria.
Patients with history of chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
patients with history of arrhythmia,congestive heart failure.