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Safety And Efficacy Of Irinotecan Plus Capecitabine As First-Line Treatment In Asian Subjects With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 5, 2008
Last updated: April 2, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of irinotecan and capecitabine in Asian subjects with inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
Drug: Irinotecan plus capecitabine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Irinotecan (Campto®) in Combination With Capecitabine (Xeloda®) as First-Line Chemotherapy in Asian Subjects With Inoperable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall response rate [ Time Frame: Week 6 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to progression [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Duration of overall response [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Overall tumour growth control rate [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Physical exam [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]
  • Laboratory tests [ Time Frame: Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 73
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: May 2005
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: Irinotecan plus capecitabine
Irinotecan 200-250 mg/m2 intravenous infusion over 30 to 90 minutes on day 1 of a 3-week cycle. Capecitabine 1000 mg/m2 oral tablet twice daily for 14 days followed by a 7 day rest throughout the treatment period for


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asian subjects with histologically or cytologically confirmed hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Inoperable disease (unable to completely remove surgically, presence of extra-hepatic disease, main portal vein or hepatic vein involvement)
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of ?2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Decompensated cirrhosis or stage C (Index>10) according to the Child-Pugh Classification
  • Current history of chronic diarrhoea
  • Reproductive potential not using adequate contraceptive measures
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00635323

Pfizer Investigational Site
Shanghai, China, 200433
Hong Kong
Pfizer Investigational Site
Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
Korea, Republic of
Pfizer Investigational Site
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Pfizer Investigational Site
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 136-705
Pfizer Investigational Site
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Pfizer Investigational Site
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 152-703
Pfizer Investigational Site
Keelung, Taiwan, 204
Pfizer Investigational Site
Taipei, Taiwan, 112
Pfizer Investigational Site
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc. Identifier: NCT00635323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: XRP4174/2501
Study First Received: March 5, 2008
Last Updated: April 2, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Liver Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Liver Diseases
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
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