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A Study to Examine the Effect of Reconval K1 Cream to Prevent Skin Toxicity From EGFRI (EGFRI)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2012 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: December 24, 2012
Last updated: January 7, 2013
Last verified: December 2012

Vitamin K1 cream may prevent papulopustular rash induced by EGFRI given to metastatic colorectal cancer patients.

This study will prospectively accrue metastatic colorectal patients receiving EGFRI and treat with reconval cream half face versus placebo cream half face to study whether Vitamin k1 cream can prevent the typical skin eruption caused by EGFRI.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rash Due to Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitors Drug: RECONVAL CREAM Drug: PLACEBO Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Vitamin K1 Cream Treatment Compared to Placebo for the Prevention of Papulo-pustular Rash in Metastatic Colorectal Patients Receiving First Line EGFRI Treatment.

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Potential reduction in skin toxicity by Vitamin K1 cream in metastatic colorectal patients treated with EGFRI [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Reduction in numbers of papulo-pustular eruptions in the treatment fields compared to the placebo treated side. Changes in follicular eruptions, dryness/redness of skin estimated by the grading scale developed by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) skin toxicity study group 4.0. Patients own experience of efficacy estimated by questionnaire.

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: RECONVAL CREAM
half face treated with RECONVAL CREAM
Placebo Comparator: PLACEBO
half face treated with PLACEBO cream


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • metastatic colon cancer patients
  • male or female
  • age> 18
  • treated EGFRI

Exclusion Criteria:

  • prior treatment with EGFRI
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01763307

Contact: Hadas` Lemberg, PHD LLB +972 2 6776095

Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Sharon Merims, MD Hadassah Medcial Organization
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT01763307     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EGFRI-MER-1a-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: December 24, 2012
Last Updated: January 7, 2013

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RECONVAL K1 cream processed this record on September 21, 2017