Glivec® Plus m-FOLFOX Avastin® in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

This study has been terminated.
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First received: January 4, 2011
Last updated: January 5, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
This is a Phase I, dose finding, multicentre study evaluating the maximal tolerated dose of Glivec® in combination with mFOLFOX-Avastin®. Patients will be enrolled into each dose level in 3 patient cohorts. Additional cohorts will be enrolled, or dose levels opened, subject to the toxicities observed. Once the MTD has been determined the dose level below will be re-opened and extra patients, to a total of 15, will be enrolled.

Condition Intervention Phase
Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Drug: Imatinib, Fluorouracil, Oxaliplatin, Leucovorin and Bevacizumab
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Tumour response as assessed by CT scan and RESIST [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Glivec®, modified FOLFOX, Avastin® Drug: Imatinib, Fluorouracil, Oxaliplatin, Leucovorin and Bevacizumab


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic colorectal cancer
  • ECOG 0 or 1
  • Measurable disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior first line therapy for advanced disease
  • Significant bulk of metastatic disease or rapid progression
  • If prior adjuvant therapy, relapse within 6 months of a 5-FU based regimen or 12 months of an oxaliplatin based regimen

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01271166

Novarts Investigative Site
Melbourne, Australia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01271166     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSTI571BAU14 
Study First Received: January 4, 2011
Last Updated: January 5, 2011
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
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