Amrubicin (AMR) Trial in Patients With Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2012 by Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd..
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. Identifier:
First received: September 21, 2010
Last updated: March 12, 2013
Last verified: February 2012

The study is to evaluate the effect of amrubicin (AMR) compared to docetaxel (DOC) in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Cancer
Drug: Amrubicin hydrocloride
Drug: Docetaxel
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: A Randomised, Open-Label Phase 3 Trial Comparing Amrubicin Versus Docetaxel in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer After Failure of First-Line Chemotherapy

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Further study details as provided by Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression free survival [ Time Frame: Until death ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: Until death ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • response rate (RECIST) [ Time Frame: Until death ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • clinical benefit [ Time Frame: Until death ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • safety [ Time Frame: Until death ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: October 2010
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 AMR Drug: Amrubicin hydrocloride
AMR was administered i.v. by 35mg/m2 at day 1, 2 and 3 followed by 3 week rest as 1 course.
Active Comparator: 2 DOC Drug: Docetaxel
DOC was administered i.v. by 60mg/m2 at day 1 followed by 3 week rest as 1 course.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 74 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histological or cytological diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
  • 1 or 2 prior chemotherapy regimen including 1 platinum-based chemotherapy
  • 20 or older but younger than 75 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic brain metastasis
  • Interstitial pneumonia or pulmonary fibrosis
  • Abnormal cardiac function or myocardial infraction within 6 months before study enrollment
  • Active infection
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01207011

32 Sites
Sites, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd Identifier: NCT01207011     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D0702035
Study First Received: September 21, 2010
Last Updated: March 12, 2013
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Lung Neoplasms
Bronchial Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Lung Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Antineoplastic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on August 02, 2015