Safety Study of EMD 72000 in Combination With ECX (Epirubicin, Cisplatin and Capecitabine) in Oesophagogastric Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 10, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 19, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck KGaA

June 9, 2005
June 10, 2005
February 19, 2014
October 2002
May 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Safety and tolerability
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  • Pharmacodynamic parameters
  • Pharmacokinetic parameters
  • Response rate
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Safety Study of EMD 72000 in Combination With ECX (Epirubicin, Cisplatin and Capecitabine) in Oesophagogastric Cancer
A Phase I Study to Determine the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics of Three Doses of Humanised EGFR Antibody EMD 72000 in Combination With ECX in Patients With Advanced Oesophagogastric Adenocarcinoma

The main purpose of this study is to test the safety and tolerability and effectiveness of a new treatment, EMD 72000 (matuzumab), for advanced oesophagogastric cancer in combination with the chemotherapy regimen ECX (epirubicin, cisplatin and capecitabine).

In addition the study will look at pharmacokinetic (how the the body takes up the drug) and pharmacodynamic parameters (what the drug does in the body).

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Phase 1
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
Drug: EMD 72000 (matuzumab) + ECX
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January 2007
May 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced, recurrent or metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma or adenocarcinoma of the lower third of the esophagus
  • EGFR positive tumor
  • KPS greater than 60
  • Normal cardiac function
  • Adequate liver and bone marrow function
  • GFR greater than 60 ml/minute

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous chemotherapy
  • Uncontrolled angina pectoris, heart failure, clinically significant uncontrolled cardiac arrythmias
  • Clinically significant ECG or cardiac history
  • Radiotherapy or surgery within last 4 weeks
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United Kingdom
EMD 72000-024
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Merck KGaA
Merck KGaA
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Principal Investigator: David Cunningham, Professor The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, UK
Merck KGaA
February 2014

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