Trial Comparing 3 and 4 Week Regimen of Gemcitabine and Cisplatin in Patients With Lung Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 22, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 22, 2007
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Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate response rate of the 3 week versus 4 week treatment of gemcitabine with cisplatin as the first line treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients in China.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: gemcitabine Drug: cisplatin Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized Trial Comparing a Combined Gemcitabine and Cisplatin 3-Week Regimen With a 4-Week Regimen in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
Study Start Date : January 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluate response rate

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluate time to progression
  2. Evaluate toxicities
  3. Evaluate survival

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic or cytologic diagnosis of NSCLC
  • Presence of Stage IIIB or Stage IV disease
  • Patients must have received no prior systemic chemotherapy
  • Patients must have at least one bi-dimensionally measurable lesion with clearly defined margins and two perpendicular diameters that are clearly measurable by any of the following: chest x-ray, with at least one diameter 1.0 cm or greater, CT, with both diameters greater than the distance between cuts of the imaging study, palpation, with both diameters 2.0 cm or greater, or disease progressing in areas of prior radiation therapy may be included
  • No prior radiotherapy for the target organ, no other radiotherapy for at least 2 weeks prior to study enrollment and the patient must have fully recovered from all acute toxic effects of the treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Are investigator site personnel directly affiliated with the study, or are immediate family of investigator site personnel directly affiliated with the study. Immediate family is defined as a spouse, parent, child, or sibling, whether biological or legally adopted.
  • Are employed by Lilly (that is, employees, temporary contract workers, or designees responsible for the conduct the study). Immediate family of Lilly employees may participate in Lilly sponsored clinical trials, but are not permitted to participate at a Lilly facility. Immediate family is defined as a spouse, parent, child, or sibling, whether biological or legally adopted.
  • Have received treatment within the last 30 days with a drug that has not received regulatory approval for any indication at the time of study entry.
  • Have previously completed or withdrawn from this study or any other study investigating gemcitabine.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00489996

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Shanghai, China
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Eli Lilly and Company
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Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00489996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6672
First Posted: June 22, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 22, 2007
Last Verified: June 2007

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
Antineoplastic Agents
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs