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Use of Cetuximab for Unresectable or Metastatic Esophageal and Gastric Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Massachusetts General Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00130689
First received: August 15, 2005
Last updated: May 12, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
Results First Received: May 28, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Neoplasm Metastasis
Intervention: Drug: Cetuximab

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
Patients enrolled from September 2005 through November 2008.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Cetuximab Patients received cetuximab at an initial dose of 400 mg/m2 administered IV over 120 min, followed by weekly infusions at 250 mg/m2 administered IV over 60 min. Once cycle was 4 weeks of therapy. Patients received treatment until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Cetuximab
STARTED   43 
Eligible   37 
Treated   35 
COMPLETED   0 [1] 
NOT COMPLETED   43 
Progressive Disease                29 
Death                1 
Clinical Deterioration                4 
Withdrawal by Subject                3 
Ineligible                6 
[1] Since treatment duration was not fixed, patients were not considered to have completed treatment.



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
The analysis dataset is comprised of eligible and treated patients.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Cetuximab Patients received cetuximab at an initial dose of 400 mg/m2 administered IV over 120 min, followed by weekly infusions at 250 mg/m2 administered IV over 60 min. Once cycle was 4 weeks of therapy. Patients received treatment until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Baseline Measures
   Cetuximab 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 35 
Age, Customized 
[Units: Years]
Median (Full Range)
 61 
 (42 to 81) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   4 
Male   31 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   35 
Primary Tumor 
[Units: Participants]
 
Esophagael   12 
GE Junction   8 
Gastric   15 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Overall Response Rate   [ Time Frame: Disease was evaluated radiologically at baseline and every 2 cycles on treatment; Treatment continued until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Treatment duration was a median of 6 weeks (range 1-23 weeks). ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Jennifer Ang Chan, MD, MPH
Organization: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
phone: 617-632-6315
e-mail: jennifer_chan@dfci.harvard.edu


Publications of Results:

Responsible Party: Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00130689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-113
Study First Received: August 15, 2005
Results First Received: May 28, 2014
Last Updated: May 12, 2015