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Study of Temzolomide and Gleevec in Advanced Melanoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00667953
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 28, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2016
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April 24, 2008
April 28, 2008
September 26, 2016
January 2003
March 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To determine the safety and efficacy of combination therapy with Gleevec and Temzolomide in patients with advanced melanoma. [ Time Frame: Interim analysis after accrual of 17 patients ]
Same as current
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To evaluate the secondary endpoints of time to disease progression, duration of response, and overall survival of patients receiving Gleevec + Temozolomide [ Time Frame: Interim analysis after accruing 17 patients ]
Same as current
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Study of Temzolomide and Gleevec in Advanced Melanoma
Phase I/II Study of Temozolomide and Gleevec (Imatinib Mesylate, Formerly Known as STI571) in Advanced Melanoma
This study has been designed to evaluate the side effects of Gleevec when given in combination with Temzolomide; and to learn more about how these drugs work in the body and whether this combination is useful in treating patients with melanoma.
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Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Melanoma
  • Advanced Melanoma
Drug: Gleevec + Temozolomide
Temzolomide (1000 mg/m2) over 5 days on a 28 day cycle. Gleevec (600 mg) daily.
Experimental: Arm A:
Intervention: Drug: Gleevec + Temozolomide
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Active, not recruiting
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March 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed melanoma that is metastatic or unresectable and for which standard curative or palliative measures do not exist or are no longer effective
  • Prior chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy (Phase I portion only), cytokine, biologic, or vaccine therapy is permitted, however no prior treatment with temozolomide
  • Measurable disease
  • ECOG performance status <= 2
  • Life expectancy greater than 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No prior treatment with temozolomide or imatinib mesylate
  • Organ allografts
  • Prior radiotherapy, or prior intratumor injection therapy, to areas of measurable disease that are used as target indicator lesions, unless progression has occurred at that site or measurable disease has developed outside the treatment area
  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • History of second cancer
  • Known hypersensitivity to temozolomide or imatinib
  • Use of any experimental therapy within 3 weeks prior to baseline evaluations done prior to enrollment
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
UPCC 02602
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Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
September 2016

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