END-1: First Line Chemotherapy for Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma With Carboplatin and Liposomal Doxorubicin

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: NCT00401635
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2007
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National Cancer Institute, Naples

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate activity and toxicity of the combination of carboplatin and liposomal doxorubicin as first-line chemotherapy of patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Endometrial Cancer Drug: liposomal doxorubicin Drug: carboplatin Phase 2

Detailed Description:
Treatment is planned with carboplatin AUC 5 given IV on day 1 and liposomal doxorubicin 40 mg/m2 given IV on day 1, with treatment repeated every 28 days. Delays in treatment administration and dose reductions have been planned according to toxicity.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 42 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Multicentered Study of First-Line Chemotherapy for Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma With the Combination of Carboplatin and Liposomal Doxorubicin
Study Start Date : November 2002

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Objective response rate (complete and partial responses)
  2. Toxicity

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cytologic / histologic diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma
  • Indication for chemotherapy
  • Age 75 years or less
  • Life expectancy of at least 3 months
  • Measurable disease > 1 cm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous or concomitant malignant neoplasia (not including basocellular or spinocellular skin carcinoma or in-situ carcinoma of the uterine cervix, provided they are being adequately treated)
  • Performance status (ECOG) > 2
  • Previous chemotherapy treatment
  • Heart disease (heart failure, myocardial heart attack within 6 months prior to randomization, atrioventricular block of any degree, serious arrhythmia)
  • Leukocytes < 4000/mm3, platelets < 100000/mm3
  • Impaired renal function (creatinine > o = 1.25 times the upper normal limit) or liver function (SGOT or SGPT > o = 1.25 times the upper normal limit)
  • Present or suspected hemorrhagic syndromes
  • Uncooperative and/or unreliable patients
  • Patient's inability to access the center
  • Refusal of informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00401635

Ospedale Fatebenefratelli, U.O. di Oncologia
Benevento, BN, Italy, 82100
Ospedale Pierantoni, Divisione di Oncologia Medica
Forli', FO, Italy, 47100
Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori , Divisione di Oncologia Medica B
Napoli, Italy, 80131
Ospedale S. Giovanni Calibita Fatebenefratelli
Roma, Italy, 00186
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute, Naples
Principal Investigator: Sandro Pignata, M.D., Ph.D National Cancer Institute, Naples
Principal Investigator: Francesco Perrone, M.D., Ph.D National Cancer Institute, Naples

Publications of Results: Identifier: NCT00401635     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: END-1
First Posted: November 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endometrial Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Liposomal doxorubicin
Antineoplastic Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action