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Temozolomide for Relapsed Sensitive or Refractory Small Cell Lung Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00740636
First Posted: August 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2016
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Collaborator:
Schering-Plough
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with temozolomide will shrink small cell lung cancer tumors. Temozolomide is an oral chemotherapy drug that is currently used to treat brain cancer and melanoma.

As part of this study, we will be doing additional tests that may help us understand how temozolomide works. First, if there is a tumor sample from a biopsy done in the past, it will be analyzed for an abnormal gene that may be present in lung cancer. Before starting temozolomide, a research blood test will be done to look for the same abnormal gene we are looking for in your tumor sample. Also, before starting temozolomide and every time you have a repeat CT scan, a research blood test will be done to analyze the number of tumor cells in your bloodstream.


Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Cancer Drug: Temozolomide Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Temozolomide for Relapsed Sensitive or Refractory Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The Objective Overall Response [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

    The objective response is defined as all complete responses and partial responses based on the modified RECIST.Complete Response (CR): Disappearance of all target lesions Partial Response (PR): At least a 30% decrease in the sum of the longest diameter (LD) of target lesions, taking as reference the baseline sum LD. Progressive Disease (PD): At least a 20% increase in the sum of the LD of target lesions, taking as reference the smallest sum LD recorded since the treatment started or the appearance of one or more new lesions.

    Stable Disease (SD): Neither sufficient shrinkage to qualify for PR nor sufficient increase to qualify for PD, taking as reference the smallest sum LD since the treatment started.



Enrollment: 92
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2013
Primary Completion Date: February 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 75 mg/m2/day Temozolomide
75 mg/m2/day Temozolomide for 21 days (7 days off treatment). 28 day cycles.
Drug: Temozolomide
Temozolomide will be administered orally once per day on days 1 through 5 of a 28 day cycle. The dose will be 75 mg/m2/day.
Experimental: 200 mg/m2/day Temozolomide
200 mg/m2/day Temozolomide for 5 days (23 days off treatment). 28 day cycles.
Drug: Temozolomide
Temozolomide will be administered orally once per day on days 1 through 5 of a 28 day cycle. The dose will be 200mg/m2/day.

  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:

  • Patients must have pathologically confirmed SCLC at MSKCC that has progressed after one or two chemotherapy regimens.
  • At least 3 weeks must have elapsed since last chemotherapy or radiation treatment and initiation of study treatment.
  • Karnofsky performance status > or = to 60%.
  • Patients must have measurable disease, this can include brain metastases.
  • Patients must have normal organ and marrow function as defined below:
  • − leukocytes > 3,000/mcL

    • platelets > 100,000/mcL
    • total bilirubin < 1.5 mg/dL
    • AST(SGOT)/ALT(SGPT) < 2.5 X institutional upper limit of normal
    • Creatinine < 2.0 mg/dl
  • For women of child-bearing potential, negative pregnancy test within 7 days prior to starting temozolomide.
  • Men and women of childbearing potential must agree to practice adequate contraception.
  • Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.
  • Both men and women of all races and ethnic groups are eligible for this trial.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have not recovered from adverse events of previous therapies.
  • Patients receiving other investigational agents.
  • Patients with leptomeningeal involvement.
  • Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements.
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) based upon current CDC definition or HIV-positive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy. However, HIV testing is not required for entry into this protocol. The need to exclude patients with AIDS from this protocol is necessary because these patients are at increased risk of lethal infections when treated with marrow- suppressive therapy. Excluding patients on HAART is necessary due to the potential for pharmacokinetic interactions with temozolomide.
  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding, due to possible adverse effects on the developing fetus or infant due to study drug.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00740636


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at Commack
Commack, New York, United States, 11725
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center
Rockville Centre, New York, United States, 11570
Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer Center@Phelps
Sleepy Hollow, New York, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Schering-Plough
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maria Pietanza, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00740636     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-065
First Submitted: August 22, 2008
First Posted: August 25, 2008
Results First Submitted: October 20, 2015
Results First Posted: February 1, 2016
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2016
Last Verified: June 2016

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:
TEMOZOLOMIDE
Lung

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Temozolomide
Dacarbazine
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents