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Faslodex International Observational Non-Interventional Study in Advanced Breast Cancer (BC) (FIONA)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: April 10, 2009
Last updated: November 29, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
The purpose is to collect real life data on the use of fulvestrant in normal clinical practice in Austria and document the clinical benefit of fulvestrant treatment.

Breast Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Faslodex International Observational Non-Interventional Study in Advanced Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Benefit, defined as the development of at least one of the following stages and holding on for at least 6 month: Complete response, partial response or stable disease [ Time Frame: Baseline, after 3, 6, 9 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Tolerability [ Time Frame: After 3, 6, 9 month (as per usual clinical practice) ]
  • Quality of Life [ Time Frame: Baseline, after 3, 6, 9 month (as per usual clinical practice) ]
  • Performance status (Karnofsky Index) [ Time Frame: Baseline, after 3, 6, 9 month (as per usual clinical practice) ]

Enrollment: 57
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patient with advanced BC, already receiving Faslodex therapy


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospitals, office based specialists

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer
  • Ability to read and write and complete questionnaires
  • Provision of written informed consent
  • Patients who already received a prescription for fulvestrant

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A subject who does not fulfil all the above mentioned inclusion criteria is not allowed to participate in this NIS
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00880711

Research Site
Graz, Austria
Research Site
Innsbruck, Austria
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Klagenfurt, Austria
Research Site
Leoben, Austria
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Linz, Austria
Research Site
Oberpullendorf, Austria
Research Site
Rankweil, Austria
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Rottenmann, Austria
Research Site
Salzburg, Austria
Research Site
St. Veit, Austria
Research Site
Steyr, Austria
Research Site
Vienna, Austria
Research Site
Wr. Neustadt, Austria
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Guenther Steger, Univ Prof. Dr. Medical University of Vienna
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00880711     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-OAT-FAS-2009/1
Study First Received: April 10, 2009
Last Updated: November 29, 2011

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Advanced Breast Cancer
Real life data
Collect real life data in clinical practice across Austria

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Estrogen Receptor Antagonists
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 25, 2017