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Pilot Study of Patient's Adherence to TYKERB™/TYVERB™ + Capecitabine in Metastatic Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: September 21, 2011
Last updated: July 30, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
This is a 6-week, single arm, pilot study to test the study procedure, educational materials, and measurement instruments for the educational intervention in HER2 overexpressing metastatic or advanced breast cancer patients

Condition Intervention
Cancer Other: non-drug intervention educational programme

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: PROACTYVE Pilot:Pilot Study of Patient's Adherence to TYKERB™/TYVERB™+Capecitabine in Metastatic Breast Cancer-Observation of Patient Adherence and Evaluation of Predictive Factors for Patient Adherence After Providing Educational Programme

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subject recruitment and retention in the study [ Time Frame: upto week 6 ]
    Assess the feasibility of recruitment and retention of subjects into the education program

  • Adherence at Week 3 and Week 6 (MARS-6) and persistence at Week 6 [ Time Frame: week 3 & 6 ]
    Pilot test tools to measure subject adherence to the lapatinib + capecitabine regimen, assess persistence and describe these outcomes

  • Patient knowledge, attitude and beliefs about the regimen [ Time Frame: Day 0, Week 3 and Week 6 ]
    Pilot test tools to measure subject knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about the lapatinib + capecitabine regimen and describe these outcomes

  • Acceptability of study procedures and educational materials at Week 6 [ Time Frame: week 6 ]
    Evaluate the implementation and acceptability of the education materials and study procedures

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Serious adverse events and adverse events up to 6 weeks [ Time Frame: upto week 6 ]
    Safety during education intervention

Enrollment: 27
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
HER2 overexpressing metastatic or advanced breast cancer pts Other: non-drug intervention educational programme
educational programme

Detailed Description:
Approximately 60 subjects with HER2+ metastatic or advanced breast cancer who meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria will be enrolled into the study. All subjects will receive education intervention for 6 weeks including education on Day 0, follow-up phone calls on Day 1 and Day 7, reminder phone calls before Week 3 and 6 visit and telephone hot line number.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women older than 18 years old with metastatic or advanced breast cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Signed written informed consent;
  2. Female outpatient aged 18 years or older;
  3. Subjects must be about to begin their initial treatment with lapatinib + capecitabine for HER2+ metastatic or advanced breast cancer according to physician's clinical judgement as per local prescribing information
  4. Subjects must be literate, be able to read, understand and write local language.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Women who is participating in any other interventional clinical trials concurrently;
  2. Women who is already taking or had taken lapatinib + capecitabine regimen prior to the enrollment;
  3. Primary lesions that are not of breast origin.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01462604

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01462604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 115553
Study First Received: September 21, 2011
Last Updated: July 30, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on August 17, 2017