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Phase II Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of RP101 in Combination With Gemcitabine (RP101)

This study has been terminated.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 26, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2011
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Information provided by:
SciClone Pharmaceuticals
This will be a Phase II, multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, study of six 28-day treatment cycles for patients with locally advanced, unresectable, or metastatic pancreatic cancer. The study will be conducted at approximately 55 sites in the North American, Europe, and South America. Approximately 153 subjects will be enrolled in a randomization (ratio 2:1).

Condition Intervention Phase
Pancreatic Cancer Drug: RP101 Drug: Gemcitabine (1000 mg/m2) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Phase 2 Study Evaluating the Efficacy & Safety of RP101 or Placebo in Combination With Gemcitabine Administered as First-Line Treatment to Subjects With Unresectable, Locally Advanced, or Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

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Further study details as provided by SciClone Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall Survival [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression Free Survival [ Time Frame: 14 months ]
  • Evaluate the CA 19-9 levels [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  • Compare changes in ECOG [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  • Evaluate Safety of RP101 [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 153
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Arm 1
RP101 and Gemcitabine
Drug: RP101
190 mg oral tablet
Drug: Gemcitabine (1000 mg/m2)
30 minute intravenous infusion
Other Name: Gemzar
Placebo Comparator: Arm 2
Placebo and Gemcitabine
Drug: Gemcitabine (1000 mg/m2)
30 minute intravenous infusion
Other Name: Gemzar


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects must be 18 years of age or older
  • Not previously treated with chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
  • ECOG performance status of 0 or 1
  • Life expectancy > 3 months
  • Documentation of all sites of pancreatic disease within 28 days prior to randomization
  • Adequate hematological, renal, and hepatic function
  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Fertile subjects must practice a medically approved method of contraception

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior history of other malignant tumors
  • Participation in another investigational study within 4 weeks prior to treatment start
  • Major surgery within 14 days prior to treatment start
  • Radiation treatment within 28 days prior to treatment start
  • Uncontrolled cardiac atrial or ventricular arrhythmias
  • Gastrointestinal tract disease such resulting in an inability to take oral medication
  • Known to be seropositive for HIV, HBV, or HCV
  • Uncontrolled cancer pain
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00550004

  Show 55 Study Locations
Sponsors and Collaborators
SciClone Pharmaceuticals
Study Chair: Manuel Hidalgo, MD, PhD Centro Integral de Oncologia
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Israel Rios, M.D, Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00550004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCI-RP-Pan-P2-001
First Submitted: October 25, 2007
First Posted: October 26, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2011
Last Verified: October 2009

Keywords provided by SciClone Pharmaceuticals:
locally advanced
metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Stage III
Stage IV

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs