Capecitabine and Lapatinib Ditosylate in Treating Patients With Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01044433|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 7, 2010
Last Update Posted : January 25, 2017
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Lapatinib ditosylate may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Giving capecitabine together with lapatinib ditosylate may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well giving capecitabine and lapatinib ditosylate together works in treating patients with squamous cell cancer of the head and neck.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Head and Neck Cancer Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma Recurrent Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary Recurrent Salivary Gland Cancer Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hypopharynx Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Recurrent Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx Recurrent Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity Salivary Gland Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IV Salivary Gland Cancer Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hypopharynx Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip and Oral Cavity Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Stage IV Verrucous Carcinoma of the Larynx Stage IV Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity||Drug: lapatinib ditosylate Drug: capecitabine||Phase 2|
I. Overall survival (OS) will be the primary endpoint.
I. Progression free survival (PFS). II. Time to disease progression and sites of progression. III. Response rate. IV. Toxicity of the combination in this population. V. Quality of life.
Patients receive oral lapatinib ditosylate once daily on days 1-21 and oral capecitabine twice daily on days 1-14. Courses repeat every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. After completion of study treatment, patients are followed every 3 months for up to 5 years.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||44 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase II Study of Capecitabine and Lapatinib in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2017|
Experimental: Arm I
Patients receive oral lapatinib ditosylate once daily on days 1-21 and oral capecitabine twice daily on days 1-14.
Drug: lapatinib ditosylate
Other Names:Drug: capecitabine
- Overall survival
- Response rate
- Disease control rate
- Progression-free survival
- Toxicity will be tabulated and their rates calculated
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01044433
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Abramson Cancer Center of The University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Corey Langer||Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania|