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Hycamtin Plus Carboplatin Versus Established Regimens for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer Relapse (HECTOR)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00437307
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 22, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
North Eastern German Society of Gynaecological Oncology

Brief Summary:

Determination of progression free survival after 12 months of FU

Determination of total survival, response and quality of life

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ovarian Cancer Drug: Topotecan Phase 3

Detailed Description:

In Germany there are two established therapy regimes for platin sensitive ovarian cancer: the combination of carboplatin and paclitaxel as well as the combination of carboplatin with gemcitabine. Choice of therapy is individual due to missing randomized comparisons between the regimes. Topotecan has shown good efficacy in second-line therapy of ovarian cancer as well as a good, especially, non-hematoxic toxicity profile. Several phase II-studies have demonstrated a synergistic effect of topotecan in combination with carboplatin exhibiting good efficacy and tolerability.

It shall be tested in this randomized phase III-study if the combination of topotecan and carboplatin shows improvement of progression-free survival in comparison to the standard regimes.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 550 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Topotecan Plus Carboplatin im Vergleich Zur Standardtherapie (Paclitaxel Plus Carboplatin Oder Gemcitabin Plus Carboplatin) in Der Therapie Von Patientinnen Mit Platin-sensitivem Rezidivierten Epithelialen Ovarialkarzinom, Peritonealkarzinom Oder Tubenkarzinom
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Topotecan: 0,75 mg/m²/d, Tage 1-3 und Carboplatin: AUC 5 (after Cockroft and Gault formula) am Tag 3 nach Topotecan, q 21d.
Drug: Topotecan
Topotecan: 0,75 mg/m²/d, day 1-3, and Carboplatin: AUC 5 (after Cockroft and Gault Formula) on day 3 after Topotecan, q 21d
Other Name: Hycamtin

No Intervention: 2
Paclitaxel 175 mg/m2/d, day 1 and Carboplatin: AUC 5 (after Cockroft and Gault formula), day 1, q21d OR gemcitabine 1000 mg/m2/d, day 1 and 8 and Carboplatin AUC 4 (after Cockroft and Gault formula), day 1, q 21d.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. progression-free survival [ Time Frame: after 1 year-follow-up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. overall survival, efficacy and tolerability of the regimes and quality of life [ Time Frame: during study and follow-up ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women ≥18 years of age with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer occurring at least six months after completion of primary standard therapy are eligible
  • Patients with measurable or assessable lesions or CA-125 ≥ 2x ULN an Eastern Co-operative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status ≤ 2
  • All patients will provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with more than two chemotherapies in their history
  • Progress less than six months after completion of primary standard therapy
  • Simultaneous or planned radiation
  • Any known hypersensitivity to topotecan, carboplatin, paclitaxel or gemcitabine
  • Patients with infection
  • Patients who are pregnant or breast feeding

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00437307

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Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
North Eastern German Society of Gynaecological Oncology
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Study Chair: Jalid Sehouli Charité Campus Vichow Klinikum
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Responsible Party: North Eastern German Society of Gynaecological Oncology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00437307    
Other Study ID Numbers: 3104000
First Posted: February 21, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ovarian Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Female Urogenital Diseases
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Urogenital Diseases
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Genital Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents