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Identification of EGFR-TKIs Sensitivity or Resistance Markers in NSCLC May Help in Optimal Patient Selection

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Armando Santoro, MD, Istituto Clinico Humanitas Identifier:
First received: January 28, 2009
Last updated: November 27, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate associations between EGFR and AKT DNA-polymorphisms involved in transcriptional regulation and overall survival in NSCLC patients treated with EGFR-TKIs.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Relationship of Polymorphisms and Mutations of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Responsiveness in Non-small-cell Lung Cancer Patients

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Further study details as provided by Armando Santoro, MD, Istituto Clinico Humanitas:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to evaluate the presence of EGFR- and AKT-DNA polymorphisms. [ Time Frame: At the end of enrollment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • to correlate the biological characteristics with clinical characteristics and survival data of patients. [ Time Frame: At the end of enrollment ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
blood samples tissue samples

Enrollment: 51
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
DNA will be isolated from blood samples or paraffin-embedded tumor specimens and than a mutation analysis and SNPs genotyping will be done.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CANCER patients treated with EGFR-TKIs

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Availability of tumor tissue or blood samples.
  • Diagnosis of NSCLC
  • At least one treatment with EGFR-TKIs inhibitors

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other than NSCLC primary diagnosis
  • No treatment with EGFR-TKIs inhibitors
  • No archival tissue available
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00831454

Istituto Clinco Humanitas
Rozzano, Mialno, Italy, 20089
Sponsors and Collaborators
Armando Santoro, MD
Principal Investigator: Armando Santoro, MD Istituto Clinico Humanitas
  More Information

Responsible Party: Armando Santoro, MD, MD, Istituto Clinico Humanitas Identifier: NCT00831454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ONC/OSS-02/2008
Study First Received: January 28, 2009
Last Updated: November 27, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms processed this record on August 18, 2017