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Erlotinib and Sequential Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) (ERLOPET)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2009 by Lung Cancer Group Cologne.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00568841
First Posted: December 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2009
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Information provided by:
Lung Cancer Group Cologne
  Purpose
This is a Phase-II Study to evaluate the accuracy of Fluorodeoxyglucose-/Fluorothymidine-Positron Emission Tomography (FDG-/FLT-PET) analyses for early prediction of non-progression in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with Erlotinib.

Condition Intervention Phase
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung Drug: erlotinib Procedure: FDG-/FLT-PET Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Phase-II Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Accuracy of FDG-/FLT-PET for Early Prediction of Non-progression in Patients With Advanced NSCLC Treated With Erlotinib and to Associate PET Findings With Molecular Markers

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Further study details as provided by Lung Cancer Group Cologne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the accuracy of FDG-/FLT-PET analyses for early prediction of non-progression in patients with NSCLC treated with Erlotinib [ Time Frame: 34 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To identify PET characteristics for progression, response and stable disease; To identify EGFR and KRAS sequence characteristics for clinical response and stable disease; Safety; Response rates; One-year FFTF; One-year OS; Median overall survival time [ Time Frame: 34 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: erlotinib
erlotinib p.o. (by mouth), 150 mg once daily for week 1-6 (day 1-42)
Procedure: FDG-/FLT-PET

  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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent
  • ≥ 18 years of age
  • Untreated non-small-cell lung cancer stage IIIB/IV
  • Life expectancy > 3 months
  • Performance status ECOG 0-2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent systemic immune therapy, chemotherapy or therapy with any anticancer drug not indicated in the study protocol
  • Any investigational agent(s) within 4 weeks prior to study entry
  • Previous administration of any EGFR-targeted therapy (antibodies, small molecules and others)
  • Any medical, mental or psychological condition which in the opinion of the investigator would not permit the patient to complete the study or understand the patient information
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00568841


Locations
Germany
Center for Integrated Oncology, University Hospital Cologne, Department I of Internal Medicine, Kerpenerstr.62
Cologne, Germany, 50924
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lung Cancer Group Cologne
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Juergen Wolf, Prof., Dr. University Cologne, Lung Cancer Group Cologne
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
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Hanna N, Shepherd FA, Fossella FV, Pereira JR, De Marinis F, von Pawel J, Gatzemeier U, Tsao TC, Pless M, Muller T, Lim HL, Desch C, Szondy K, Gervais R, Shaharyar, Manegold C, Paul S, Paoletti P, Einhorn L, Bunn PA Jr. Randomized phase III trial of pemetrexed versus docetaxel in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer previously treated with chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2004 May 1;22(9):1589-97.
Jackman DM, Yeap BY, Lindeman NI, Fidias P, Rabin MS, Temel J, Skarin AT, Meyerson M, Holmes AJ, Borras AM, Freidlin B, Ostler PA, Lucca J, Lynch TJ, Johnson BE, Jänne PA. Phase II clinical trial of chemotherapy-naive patients > or = 70 years of age treated with erlotinib for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Mar 1;25(7):760-6. Epub 2007 Jan 16.
Jager PL, Gietema JA, van der Graaf WT. Imatinib mesylate for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours: best monitored with FDG PET. Nucl Med Commun. 2004 May;25(5):433-8.
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Kris MG, Natale RB, Herbst RS, Lynch TJ Jr, Prager D, Belani CP, Schiller JH, Kelly K, Spiridonidis H, Sandler A, Albain KS, Cella D, Wolf MK, Averbuch SD, Ochs JJ, Kay AC. Efficacy of gefitinib, an inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase, in symptomatic patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2003 Oct 22;290(16):2149-58.
Leyton J, Latigo JR, Perumal M, Dhaliwal H, He Q, Aboagye EO. Early detection of tumor response to chemotherapy by 3'-deoxy-3'-[18F]fluorothymidine positron emission tomography: the effect of cisplatin on a fibrosarcoma tumor model in vivo. Cancer Res. 2005 May 15;65(10):4202-10.
Lynch TJ, Bell DW, Sordella R, Gurubhagavatula S, Okimoto RA, Brannigan BW, Harris PL, Haserlat SM, Supko JG, Haluska FG, Louis DN, Christiani DC, Settleman J, Haber DA. Activating mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor underlying responsiveness of non-small-cell lung cancer to gefitinib. N Engl J Med. 2004 May 20;350(21):2129-39. Epub 2004 Apr 29.
Paez JG, Jänne PA, Lee JC, Tracy S, Greulich H, Gabriel S, Herman P, Kaye FJ, Lindeman N, Boggon TJ, Naoki K, Sasaki H, Fujii Y, Eck MJ, Sellers WR, Johnson BE, Meyerson M. EGFR mutations in lung cancer: correlation with clinical response to gefitinib therapy. Science. 2004 Jun 4;304(5676):1497-500. Epub 2004 Apr 29.
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van Tinteren H, Hoekstra OS, Smit EF, van den Bergh JH, Schreurs AJ, Stallaert RA, van Velthoven PC, Comans EF, Diepenhorst FW, Verboom P, van Mourik JC, Postmus PE, Boers M, Teule GJ. Effectiveness of positron emission tomography in the preoperative assessment of patients with suspected non-small-cell lung cancer: the PLUS multicentre randomised trial. Lancet. 2002 Apr 20;359(9315):1388-93.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. Juergen Wolf, University Cologne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00568841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-005393-73
06159
First Submitted: December 5, 2007
First Posted: December 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by Lung Cancer Group Cologne:
advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
erlotinib
FDG-PET
FLT-PET

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action


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