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Comparison Trial of Letrozole to Anastrozole in the Adjuvant Treatment of Postmenopausal Women With Hormone Receptor and Node Positive Breast Cancer (FACE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00248170
First Posted: November 3, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
Results First Submitted: September 8, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Breast Cancer
Interventions: Drug: Letrozole
Drug: Anastrozole

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  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.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Letrozole 2.5 mg by mouth (p.o.) once daily
Anastrozole 1 mg p.o. once daily
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Letrozole   Anastrozole   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 2061   2075   4136 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 63.2  (8.48)   63.1  (8.45)   63.2  (8.46) 
Gender, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   2061   2075   4136 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Disease Free Survival   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Overall Survival   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Time to Development of Distant Metastases   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

4.  Secondary:   Time to Development of Contra Lateral Breast Cancer   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

5.  Secondary:   Distant Disease-free Survival   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

6.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Serum Lipid Profiles   [ Time Frame: baseline, 6, 12, 24, 36, 48 and 60 months ]

7.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Who Experienced Clinical Fracture Events   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]

8.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Who Experienced Cardiovascular Events   [ Time Frame: 84 months ]


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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:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Study Director
Organization: Novartis
phone: 862-778-8300



Responsible Party: Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00248170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CFEM345D2411
2005-004263-35 ( EudraCT Number )
EUDRACT number 2005-004263-35 ( Registry Identifier: EUDRACT )
First Submitted: November 2, 2005
First Posted: November 3, 2005
Results First Submitted: September 8, 2015
Results First Posted: October 9, 2015
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2016