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Phase II Study of Epirubicin, Cisplatin and Capecitabine (ECX) Versus Cisplatin and Capecitabine (CX) for Advanced Gastric Cancer (AGC)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00743964
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 29, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 15, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Samsung Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Recently, 3-drug (ECX) and 2-drug (CX) combination chemotherapy involving capecitabine showed promising results in randomized clinical trials for advanced gastric cancer (AGC). The objective of the study is to evaluate the safety and activity of ECX and CX combination chemotherapy given as first-line therapy for AGC.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Advanced Gastric Cancer Drug: Epirubicin Drug: Cisplatin, capecitabine Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 91 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Phase II Study of Combination Chemotherapy With Epirubicin , Cisplatin and Capecitabine (ECX) or Cisplatin and Capecitabine (CX) in Advanced Gastric Cancer
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2009


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ECX
Epirubicin, cisplatin and capecitabine combination chemotherapy will be administered.
Drug: Epirubicin
Epirubicin 50 mg/m2 iv on day 1
Drug: Cisplatin, capecitabine
Cisplatin 70 mg/m2 IV on day 1 of each 21 day cycle. Capecitabine 2000 mg/m2 on days 1 to 14.
Active Comparator: CX
Cisplatin and capecitabine combination chemotherapy will be administered.
Drug: Cisplatin, capecitabine
Cisplatin 70 mg/m2 IV on day 1 of each 21 day cycle. Capecitabine 2000 mg/m2 on days 1 to 14.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Failure-free survival [ Time Frame: six months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. progression-free survival [ Time Frame: six months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 75 years or less
  • Adenocarcinoma of stomach
  • Advanced, metastatic, or recurrent
  • No prio chemotherapy for advanced disease
  • Adequate performance status
  • Adequate major organ functions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe comorbid illness or active infections
  • Pregnancy or lactating women
  • GI obstruction or malabsorption syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00743964


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135 710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Se Hoon Park, MD, Samsung Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00743964     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMC IRB 2008-04-027
01-9-0804027
First Posted: August 29, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 15, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stomach Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Cisplatin
Capecitabine
Epirubicin
Antineoplastic Agents
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors