A Degarelix Trial in Patients With Prostate Cancer

This study has been terminated.
(Inadequate recruitment resulting in a too low patient number for collection of long term efficacy data.)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2010
Last updated: December 20, 2012
Last verified: December 2012

A phase III extension trial comparing the efficacy and safety of degarelix 3 month depot with the established therapy Zoladex 3 month implant in patients with prostate cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer
Drug: Degarelix
Drug: Zoladex
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-label, Multi-Centre, Extension Trial, Evaluating the Long-Term Progression-Free Survival of Degarelix or Goserelin Three-Month Dosing Regimens in Patients With Prostate Cancer Requiring Androgen Deprivation Therapy

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Further study details as provided by Ferring Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PSA level [ Time Frame: Every 3 months during 27 months of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Testosterone level [ Time Frame: Every three months during 27 months of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Blood sample assessment [ Time Frame: Every 6 months during 27 months of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 288
Study Start Date: October 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A. Drug: Degarelix
Active Comparator: B. Drug: Zoladex


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Has given written consent prior to any trial-related activity is performed. (A trial-related activity is defined as any procedure that would not have been performed during the normal management of the patient).
  • Has completed the CS35 trial.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Has been withdrawn from the CS35 trial.
  • Has had end of trial visit in CS35 prior to approval of the CS35A protocol.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01242748

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Clinical Development Support Ferring Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Ferring Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01242748     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FE200486 CS35A, 2010-021434-55
Study First Received: November 16, 2010
Last Updated: December 20, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Canada: Health Canada
Mexico: Ministry of Health
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
Romania: National Medicines Agency
Ukraine: State Pharmacological Center - Ministry of Health
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Neoplasms by Site
Prostatic Diseases
Urogenital Neoplasms

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