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Efficacy of Å6 in Ovarian Cancer Patients Following First-Line Chemotherapy and a Rising CA125 Levels

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 3, 2004
Last updated: January 22, 2013
Last verified: January 2013

June 3, 2004
January 22, 2013
May 2004
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Efficacy of Å6 in Ovarian Cancer Patients Following First-Line Chemotherapy and a Rising CA125 Levels
A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of the Clinical Activity and Safety of Å6 in Patients With Asymptomatic CA125 Progression of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer After First-Line Chemotherapy
The purpose of this study is to determine whether injections of Å6 are effective in treating ovarian cancer patients who have completed first-line therapy and currently have no detectable cancer but have experienced a doubling of CA 125 levels.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma
Drug: Å6 subcutaneous injection
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December 2006
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females ≥18 years of age
  • Histologically or cytologically documented primary epithelial ovarian carcinoma, cancer of the Fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal carcinoma
  • Completion of first-line chemotherapy
  • Clinical remission as a result of chemotherapy
  • History of normal CA125 level after initial course of therapy
  • CA125 serum level has shown 2 consecutive rises based on 3 consecutive samples which are mutually >= 28 days apart, provided that:

    1. the 3rd sample is above the institution's ULN, and
    2. the 3rd sample is confirmed by a 4th sample which is likewise higher than the 2nd sample value and is above the institution's ULN
  • No clinically evident disease progression, as assessed by history, physical examination, computed tomographic (CT) scan, or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • ECOG Performance Status of 0 or 1
  • No clinically significantly abnormal clinical laboratory tests or concomitant illnesses
  • Ability and willingness to self-administer subcutaneous injections
  • Although pregnancy is extremely unlikely in this patient population because of the disease and prior treatment, patients who have the potential to become pregnant must have a negative pregnancy test and must agree to practice an effective method of contraception throughout the trial.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persistent adverse events due to agents administered more than 4 weeks earlier
  • More than 1 course of previous chemotherapy for the qualifying cancer
  • Disease requiring chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Ascites
  • Recent history of active infection, gastrointestinal bleeding, thromboembolic disorders, or anticoagulation
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
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Ångstrom Pharmaceuticals
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Ångstrom Pharmaceuticals
January 2013

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