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Taxotere Prostate Cancer New Indication Registration Trial in China

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi Identifier:
First received: February 16, 2007
Last updated: July 5, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
To compare overall survival after receiving mitoxantrone and prednisone or docetaxel and prednisone in subjects with hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostatic Neoplasms Drug: Docetaxel Drug: Mitoxantrone Drug: Prednisone Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Multicenter, Randomized Study of Comparison of Docetaxel Plus Prednisone With Mitoxantrone Plus Prednisone in the Patients With Hormone-refractory (Androgen-independent) Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: Overall survival [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of the study ]
  • Objective response rate of patients with measurable disease by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid tumours [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of study ]
  • Prostatic Specific Antigen response [ Time Frame: From the beginning to the end of study ]
  • Pain response (McGill-Melzack Scale) [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of study ]
  • Time to progression [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of study ]
  • Adverse event [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of study ]
  • Quality Of Life: Functional assessment of chronic illness therapy-prostate questionnaire will be used [ Time Frame: From beginning to end of study ]

Enrollment: 228
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Docetaxel 75mg/m² intravenously (day 1) every 21 days, plus prednisone 10mg orally given daily, minimal for 6 cycles and up to 10 cycle
Drug: Docetaxel
75mg/m² intravenously (day 1) every 21 days
Drug: Prednisone
10mg orally given daily
Active Comparator: 2
Mitoxantrone 12mg/m² intravenously every 21 days, plus prednisone 10mg orally given daily, minimal for 6 cycles and up to 10 cycle
Drug: Mitoxantrone
12mg/m² intravenously every 21 days
Drug: Prednisone
10mg orally given daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically or cytologically proven prostate adenocarcinoma
  • Androgen independent prostate Cancer S/P orchiectomy and/or LHRH agonist Testosterone < 50 ng/dl (ie 1.735 nmol/l)
  • Documented progressive disease
  • Patients should have achieved stable analgesia for 7 days
  • Karnofsky Performance Status ≥ 70
  • No prior treatment with cytotoxic agent (except estramustine)
  • Normal cardiac function must be confirmed by Left ventricular ejection fraction
  • Adequate organ function:

    1. Hematology:

      • Neutrophils > 1.5 x 10^9/L
      • Hemoglobin > 10 g/dl. Erythropoietin use is allowed, but red blood cell transfusion to upgrade the hemoglobin level is not allowed
      • Platelets > 100 x 10^9/L
    2. Hepatic function:

      • Total bilirubin < the upper-normal limit of the institution.
      • Alanine aminotransferase and Aspartate transaminase < 1.5 times the upper-normal limit of the institution.
    3. Renal function:

      • Creatinine < 1.5 times the upper normal limit (ie National Cancer Institution grade < 1)
  • No brain or leptomeningeal metastases

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior radiotherapy to >25% of bone marrow (whole pelvic irradiation is not allowed)
  • prior cytotoxic chemotherapy, except monotherapy with estramustine
  • prior isotope therapy
  • history of another cancer within the preceding five year
  • symptomatic peripheral neuropathy grade ≥ 2
  • other serious illness or medical condition:

    1. Congestive heart failure even if controlled. Previous history of myocardial infarction or angina pectoris within 1 year from study entry, uncontrolled hypertension or uncontrolled arrhythmias.
    2. Active uncontrolled infection
    3. Peptic ulcer, unstable diabetes mellitus or other contraindications for the use of corticosteroids.
    4. Auto-immune disease (lupus, sclerodermia, rheumatoid polyarthritis)
  • treatment with any other anti-cancer therapy
  • treatment with bisphosphonates

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00436839

Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Shanghai, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Jing Fu Sanofi
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sanofi Identifier: NCT00436839     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DOCET_L_01833
Study First Received: February 16, 2007
Last Updated: July 5, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
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