Elderly Independent Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 1, 2013
Chugai Pharma USA
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Groupe Francais De Pneumo-Cancerologie

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine duration before progression of first-line treatment chemotherapy following erlotinib in second-line comparing erlotinib in first-line following chemotherapy in second-line in old patients with none small cell lung cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: Erlotinib Drug: taxotere

Detailed Description:
A multicenter phase II trial , prospective, randomized, open, non comparative

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multicenter Randomized Phase II Trial in NSCLC Stage IV and IIIB (T4 With Pleural Effusion) in Elderly Independent Patients the Schedule Docetaxel / Gemcitabine First Line Following by Erlotinib When Progression Versus Erlotinib First Line Following by/ Gemcitabine When Progression.
Study Start Date : May 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer
U.S. FDA Resources

Intervention Details:
    Drug: Erlotinib
    Tarceva (150 mg) is a pill you take once a day -- every day
    Drug: taxotere
    Taxotere® (docetaxel) is given intravenously (I.V.) into the vein. Taxotere® chemotherapy treatment takes about one hour, and usually people receive treatments every three weeks.
    Other Name: Docetaxel

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with non small-cell lung cancer stage IV and IIIB (T4 with pleural effusion) in elderly independent patients évaluant

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 65 years
  • Comorbidities score,
  • PS frailty score**.according to(TABLE N°1)
  • No dementia, repeated falls, faecal or urinary incontinence, ADL=0, IADL=0
  • Life expectancy at least 12 weeks
  • Créatinine clearance de la créatinine > or =30cc/mn according to Cockrofts
  • Gault formula
  • Competency to give written informed consent
  • Haematological function as follows: absolute neutrophil count > 1.5 x 109/l and/or platelet> 100 x 109/l, hémoglobine > or = 9,5 g/dl
  • Hepatic function as followed :bilirubin <1,25 LNS SGOT/SGPT <5 x N,PAL <5N
  • PS < 3
  • No symptomatic cerebral metastasis
  • Histologically or cytologically confirmed NSCLC
  • Stage IV/IIIB4 (T4with pleural effusion)
  • No prior chemotherapy for NSCLC
  • Relapses of previous NSCLC treated by surgery or radiotherapy are eligible if the target is measurable out of initial radiotherapy field and if histological or cytological proof
  • At least one measurable target lesion by RECIST guidelines.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic cerebral metastasis
  • Any severe co-morbidity calculated by Charlson score (according to table 1), any kind of disorder that compromises the ability of the subject to give written informed and/or comply with the study procedure ADL > or = 1 et IADL > or =1 Dementia, repeated falls, faecal or urinary incontinence- Peripheral neuropathy grade 2 or more
  • Performance Status > 2 ( ECOG)- Contraindication to corticosteroids
  • Unwilling or unable to comply with study requirements for personal , family, sociologic, geographic or any reasons
  • Lack of liberty following administrative or judicial decision
  • Hypersensitivity to polysorbate
  • Hypersensitivity to erlotinib or any excipients of this product
  • Unusual hereditary disorders as galactosemia, deficit in lactase and malabsorption in glucose or galactose
  • Participation in concomitant clinical trial
  • Contraindication to a product of this study disease
  • Bronchioloalvéolar or neuroendocrine or composite carcinoma
  • Superior vena cava syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00418704

Site 12
Aix En Provence, France, 13100
Site 22
Beauvais, France, 60021
Site 30
Charleville Mezieres, France, 08000
Site 48
Clermont Ferrand, France, 63000
Site 33
Creteil, France, 94010
Site 07
Draguignan, France, 83300
Site 32
Elbeuf, France, 76503
Site 04
GAP, France, 05000
Site 41
Le Chesnay, France, 78157
Site 00
Limoges, France
Site 25
Mantes La Jolie, France, 78200
Site 06
Marseille, France, 13274
Site 27
Martigues, France, 13695
Site 01
Meaux, France, 77108
Site 26
Paris, France, 75012
Site 19
Perigueux, France, 24019
Site 02
Reims, France, 51092
Site 20
Rennes, France, 35033
Site 18
Rouen, France, 76031
Site 17
Rouen, France, 76233
Site 14
Toulon, France, 83800
Site 11
Villefranche Sur Saone, France, 69655
Sponsors and Collaborators
Groupe Francais De Pneumo-Cancerologie
Chugai Pharma USA
Principal Investigator: Hervé LECAER, Doctor Groupe Francais De Pneumo-Cancerologie

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Groupe Francais De Pneumo-Cancerologie Identifier: NCT00418704     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GFPC 05-04
First Posted: January 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 1, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Groupe Francais De Pneumo-Cancerologie:
Lung cancer
None small-cell lung cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors