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Radiochemotherapy Followed by Adjuvant Chemotherapy Based on Gemcitabine in Uterine Cervical Cancer (GEMCOL)

This study has been terminated.
(Problems of recruitment)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Oscar Lambret Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2007
Last updated: July 23, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
The scope of the trial is to assess the efficacy of the association gemcitabine-cisplatin + radiotherapy followed by an adjuvant chemotherapy

Condition Intervention Phase
Uterine Cervical Cancer Drug: Gemcitabine Procedure: Radiotherapy Drug: Cisplatin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Stage IB2 to IVA Uterine Cervical Cancer: Phase 2 Study to Assess a New Therapeutic Sequence Associating a Radiochemotherapy Followed by Adjuvant Chemotherapy Based on Gemcitabine

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Further study details as provided by Centre Oscar Lambret:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression-free survival [ Time Frame: 3 years after the end of study treament ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Global survival [ Time Frame: 5 years after the end of study treatment ]
  • safety [ Time Frame: untill 5 years after study treatment ]

Enrollment: 19
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: patient with cervix cancer
will receive gemcitabine + cisplatin + radiotherapy
Drug: Gemcitabine
125 mg/m² at day 1, 8, 15, 21 and 28, 2 hours before radiotherapy.
Procedure: Radiotherapy

45Gy (5 x 1,8Gy/week) on pelvic area +/- boost (10 to 15Gy)

+/- 45Gy (5 x 1,8Gy/week)on lumbo-aortic area

Drug: Cisplatin
40 mg/m² at day 1, 8, 15, 21 and J28 before Gemcitabine and with a hyperhydration


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age between 18 and 70 years old
  • Cervical uterine cancer (epidermoid or adenocarcinoma, stage:from IB> or = 4 cm to IV, according to FIGO classification) histologically proven
  • Measurable lesions,clinically and by MRI assessed
  • PS-WHO < or = 2 ou Karnofsky Index >70 per cent
  • Life expectancy > 3 months
  • Hematologic function: leukocytes < or = 3 G/l, polynuclear neutrophil leukocytes > or = 1.5 G/l, platelets > or = 100 G/l, hemoglobin > or = 10 g/dl
  • Hepatic function: ASAT and ALAT < 2.5 ULN
  • Renal function: creatininemia < 1.5 ULN, clearance > 60 ml/min
  • No prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Contraception
  • Written informed consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Stage IB < 4 cm or IVB
  • Other histology than epidermoid or adenocarcinoma
  • Distant metastases, including sus-clavicular adenopathy
  • Contraindication to MRI
  • Pregnant or lactating woman
  • Auto-immune disease
  • Peripheric neuropathy, autograft or homograft, psychiatric disease
  • Prior cancer (except cutaneous basocellular carcinoma and uterine cervical carcinoma in situ)
  • Active infection
  • Other clinical trial with an experimental drug
  • Known positive serology (HIV, HbC, HbS)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00421096

Centre Leonard de Vinci
Dechy, France, 59187
Centre Oscar Lambret
Lille, France, 59020
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Oscar Lambret
Principal Investigator: BELKACEMI Yazid, MD Centre Oscar Lambret
  More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Oscar Lambret Identifier: NCT00421096     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GEMCOL 0401
Study First Received: January 10, 2007
Last Updated: July 23, 2012

Keywords provided by Centre Oscar Lambret:
uterine cervical cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Antineoplastic Agents
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
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