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Positron Emission Tomography Using [18F]-Labeled Substance P Antagonist Receptor Quantifier in Finding Disease in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00547612
First Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2012
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Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography (PET) using [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier, may be effective in finding disease in patients with pancreatic cancer.

PURPOSE: This phase I trial is studying how well a PET scan using [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier works in finding disease in patients with pancreatic cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Pancreatic Cancer Other: high performance liquid chromatography Other: pharmacological study Radiation: [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Pilot Trial of the NK1 Receptor Radio-Ligand [18F]SPA-RQ: Imaging Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of tumors detected by [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier positron emission tomography

Estimated Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Determine whether [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier positron emission tomography can identify pancreatic cancer evident on multiphase CT scan.

OUTLINE: Patients undergo multiphase CT scan of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. No more than 15 days later, patients receive [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier IV and undergo positron emission tomography over 6 hours.

Blood is collected periodically to measure the metabolism of the radiotracer by high performance liquid chromatography with radioactive detectors.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the pancreas

    • Primary or metastatic disease
  • At least one site of measurable disease
  • Enrolled in an NCI protocol (either a treatment or screening protocol) such as NCI-05-C-0044 or NCI-05-C-0141

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

Inclusion criteria:

  • ECOG performance status 0-2
  • WBC ≥ 1,200/mm³
  • Creatinine < 2.0 mg/dL
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • Fertile patients must agree to use effective contraception
  • Not pregnant or nursing

Exclusion criteria:

  • Allergy to IV contrast
  • Claustrophobia that would preclude completion of a scan or unable to lie on one's back for positron emission tomography scan

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

Inclusion criteria:

  • More than 4 weeks since prior abdominal surgery

Exclusion criteria:

  • Prior participation in other research protocols within the past year such that a radiation exposure together with the present study would exceed the annual limits
  • Aprepitant within 72 hours of [18F]-labeled substance P antagonist receptor quantifier positron emission tomography
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00547612


Locations
United States, Maryland
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - NCI Clinical Trials Referral Office
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892-1182
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Study Chair: Richard E. Royal, MD, FACS NCI - Surgery Branch
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00547612     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 070222
07-C-0222
CDR0000570181
First Submitted: October 19, 2007
First Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
stage I pancreatic cancer
stage II pancreatic cancer
stage III pancreatic cancer
stage IV pancreatic cancer
recurrent pancreatic cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Substance P
Neurokinin A
(2-fluoromethoxy-5-(5-trifluoromethyltetrazol-1-yl)benzyl)(2-phenylpiperidin-3-yl)amine
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists