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Efficacy of Protracted Temozolomide in Patients With Progressive High Grade Glioma

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00575887
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 18, 2007
Results First Posted : December 20, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 20, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ufuk ABACIOGLU, Marmara University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of temozolomide on a protracted schedule, after standard 5-day temozolomide regimen in patients with recurrent or progressive high grade glioma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Glioblastoma Astrocytoma Oligodendroglioma Brain Tumor, Recurrent Drug: Temozolomide Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of a Protracted Temozolomide Schedule in Patients With Progression After Standard Dose Temozolomide for High-grade Gliomas
Study Start Date : August 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: Temozolomide
100 mg/m2/day, (PO) orally, on days between 1 and 21 of each 28 day cycles. Number of cycles: Until progression or unacceptable toxicity
Other Names:
  • Temodal
  • Temodar

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Progression-free Survival at 6-months [ Time Frame: Until progression ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient age >18 years old
  • Histopathological diagnosis of high grade glioma (anaplastic astrocytoma or anaplastic oligodendroglioma or anaplastic oligoastrocytoma or glioblastoma multiforme)
  • Progression after standard dose (D1-5/28 days)temozolomide either during recurrence or adjuvant treatment approved in Magnetic Resonance imaging
  • Karnofsky Performance Status scale >/=50 (due to brain pathology)
  • Adequate hematological, renal and hepatic function
  • Patients willing to participate in the study and signing the informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Karnofsky Performance Status scale <50
  • Female patients with pregnancy or with suspicion of pregnancy. Patients with fertility will be warned for appropriate contraception during the study
  • Patients not suitable for follow-up

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00575887

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Marmara University Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey, 34660
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marmara University
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Study Chair: Ufuk ABACIOGLU, MD Marmara University Hospital, Radiation Oncology Department
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Ufuk ABACIOGLU, Assoc. Prof., Marmara University Identifier: NCT00575887    
Other Study ID Numbers: MU-RO-2005-1
First Posted: December 18, 2007    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: December 20, 2013
Last Update Posted: December 20, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013
Keywords provided by Ufuk ABACIOGLU, Marmara University:
Brain Tumor, Recurrent
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Brain Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents