TAX + Cisplatin + 5 F/U vs Cisplatin + 5 F/U in SCCHN

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 4, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 4, 2007
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Brief Summary:
To describe the clinical response rate in two groups (Docetaxel plus cisplatin plus 5-FU, versus Cisplatin plus 5-FU) after 3 cycle of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Drug: Docetaxel Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 86 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : November 2002

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical response will be evaluated by modified WHO criteria. Clinical and radiological assessment of all lesions will be performed [ Time Frame: After 2 cycle, 3 cycle and after concurrent chemo/radiotherapy. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pathologic response if clinical response of primary tumor is CR at the end of chemotherapy and end of concurrent chemo/ radiotherapy, biopsy of primary tumor site will be performed to evaluate pathologic response rate.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically or cytologically proven squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck with locally advanced inoperable disease.
  • Primary tumor sites eligible: oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx , larynx or nasopharynx.
  • Patients are required to have at least one (bi-or uni-dimensionally) measurable lesion.
  • WHO performance status 0 or 1.
  • Adequate bone marrow, hepatic and renal functions.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant and lactating women
  • Previous chemotherapy
  • Previous radiotherapy for H&N
  • Previous surgery for H&N

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00539630

Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Hyang Rim Kim Sanofi Identifier: NCT00539630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: XRP6976F_3501
First Posted: October 4, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell