A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of LBQ707 (Gimatecan) Administered Orally Twice Per Week to Japanese Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

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First received: June 14, 2007
Last updated: November 18, 2009
Last verified: November 2009
This study assesses the tolerability, safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of gimatecan in Japanese patients. Gimatecan is administered orally twice per week, every 28 days, to adult patients with advanced solid tumors who have progressed despite standard therapy or for whom standard systemic therapy dose not exist.

Condition Intervention Phase
Advanced Solid Tumors
Drug: Gimatecan
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of LBQ707 (Gimatecan) Administered Orally Twice Per Week to Japanese Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability assessed by Adverse Events Characterization of the pharmacokinetic profile of gimatecan Anti-tumor activity assessed by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors RECIST)

Estimated Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients with histological or cytological confirmed advanced solid tumors, which progressed despite standard therapy or for whom no standard therapy exists
  • Life expectancy of at least 3 months
  • No dysfunction of bone marrow
  • No major impairment of renal and hepatic function

Exclusion criteria

  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction, such as gastrectomy or malabsorption syndrome, that could alter absorption of the study drug
  • Receipt of any investigational compound within the 28 days prior to the first dose of study drug, or failure to recover from the side effects of such prior therapy
  • Receipt of other antineoplastic therapy including chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy within the 28 days
  • Patients known to be HIV, or hepatitis B or C viruses positive, or patients with the presence of active or suspected acute or chronic uncontrolled infection
  • Patients with a history of allergies to the camptothecin family of drugs

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00487058

Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Novartis
  More Information

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00487058     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLBQ707A1103 
Study First Received: June 14, 2007
Last Updated: November 18, 2009
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Keywords provided by Novartis:
topoisomerase I inhibitor
advanced solid tumors

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