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Tazarotene 0.1% Cream For the Treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: A Prospective Study

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 October 2008 by McGill University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: October 22, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2008
History: No changes posted
This is an open label, prospective study to evaluate therapeutic potential of Tazarotene 0.1% cream for the treatment of Stage I-IIA CTCL. Patients with Stage I-IIA disease are enrolled into the study. Tazarotene will be used for up to 24 weeks and patients will be followed for up to 12 months.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Drug: Tazarotene
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Tazarotene 0.1% Cream For the Treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: A Prospective Study

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Further study details as provided by McGill University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Partial response (PR) is defined as some improvement (25%-50%);significant evidence of disease remains or disease has not changed from baseline condition (<25%);no new clinically abnormal(>1.5 cm)lymph nodes,<25% progression of existence

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Tazarotene
    Topical 0.1 cream - apply to lesions on alternate days and at 2 week interval increase to once-daily application, if tolerated.
    Other Names:
    • Tazorac (trademark name)
    • Tazarotenic Acid

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Stage I-IIA CTCL must be at least 18 years of age with a skin biopsy prior to enrolment confirming the diagnosis of mycosis fungoides.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Stage >IIA CTCL at the time of enrolment
  • Women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, or unable/unwilling to use adequate contraception
  • Patients who were treated with topical retinoid therapy in the past 3 months
  • Patients who received any systemic CTCL therapy or systemic corticosteroid therapy within 30 days of the study start date
  • Patients who were treated with systemic isotretinoin or bexarotene within 3 months prior to the study start date, systemic acitretin within 2 years prior to study start date
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00779896

Contact: David Roberge 514-934-1934 ext 48080

Canada, Quebec
McGill University Recruiting
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2W 1S6
Contact: Penny Chipman    514-398-1444   
Contact: Crystal Lameira    514-398-2229   
Sponsors and Collaborators
McGill University
Principal Investigator: David Roberge Montreal General Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. David Roberger, McGill University Identifier: NCT00779896     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: McG 0722
Study First Received: October 22, 2008
Last Updated: October 22, 2008

Keywords provided by McGill University:
To evaluate therapeutic potential of tazarotene 0.1% cream for the treatment of Stage I-IIA CTCL. Patients with Stage I-IIA disease are enrolled into the study
Stage I-IIA disease CTCL

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, T-Cell
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Nicotinic Acids
Dermatologic Agents
Keratolytic Agents
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances
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