Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, and Gefitinib in Treating Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01024712|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2009 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 12, 2013
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel and carboplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Gefitinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving paclitaxel and carboplatin together with gefitinib may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying the side effects of giving paclitaxel and carboplatin together with gefitinib and to see how well it works in treating patients with Stage IIIB or stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lung Cancer||Drug: carboplatin Drug: gefitinib Drug: paclitaxel Procedure: quality-of-life assessment||Phase 2|
- To determine the efficacy, in terms of overall response, and safety of paclitaxel and carboplatin in combination with intermittent gefitinib in patients with advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer.
- Determine the disease-control rate in patients treated with this regimen.
- Determine the quality of life of patients treated with this regimen.
- Determine the progression-free and overall survival of patients treated with this regimen.
OUTLINE: Patients receive paclitaxel IV on day 1, carboplatin IV on day 2, and oral gefitinib once daily on days 8-17. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 4 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. After completion of 4 courses, patients with complete response or partial response may continue maintenance therapy comprising oral gefitinib once daily in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Patients complete the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Lung (FACT-L) at baseline, during study treatment, and after completion of study treatment for quality-of-life study.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed every 2 months for 2 years and then every 4 months thereafter.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||26 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Combined With Intermittent Gefitinib in Patients With Untreated Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Phase Ⅱa Trial|
|Study Start Date :||May 2009|
- Overall-response rate
- Disease-control rate
- Quality of life
- Progression-free survival
- Overall survival
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01024712
|Cancer Institute Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences||Recruiting|
|Beijing, China, 100021|
|Contact: Yuankai Shi, MD, PhD 86-10-137-0125-1865|
|Principal Investigator:||Yuankai Shi, MD, PhD||Cancer Institute and Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences|