Management of Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia and Endometrial Carcinoma Using Megestrol Acetate

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 7, 2007
Results First Posted : July 1, 2016
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New York University School of Medicine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia
Endometrial Carcinoma
Intervention: Drug: Megestrol Acetate

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
From May 2007 to April 2012, total 31 patients were recruited to the study from New York University medical center and its affiliated hospitals.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
One patient withdrew before the start of the treatment; ony 30 patients started the treatment.

Reporting Groups
Megestrol Acetate 80 mg (2 tablets) orally at breakfast, 80 mg at dinner for at least 12 weeks and up to 2 years.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Megestrol Acetate
Adverse Event                1 
Withdrawal by Subject                3 
Lost to Follow-up                4 
Patient Non Compliance                2 

  Baseline Characteristics

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.
All the patients enrolled to the study (including one who withdrew before the start of treatment)

Reporting Groups
Megestrol Acetate 80 mg (2 tablets) orally at breakfast, 80 mg at dinner for at least 12 weeks and up to 2 years.

Baseline Measures
   Megestrol Acetate 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
Age, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
18-24 years   1 
25-34 years   12 
35-44 years   12 
45-54 years   4 
55-64 yeras   2 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      31 100.0% 
Male      0   0.0% 
Race (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
American Indian or Alaska Native      0   0.0% 
Asian      6  19.4% 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander      0   0.0% 
Black or African American      4  12.9% 
White      18  58.1% 
More than one race      0   0.0% 
Unknown or Not Reported      3   9.7% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   31 
Histological Diagnosis 
[Units: Participants]
Atypical endometrial hyperplasia   20 
FIGO Grade 1 endometrioid carcinoma   9 
FIGO Grade 2 endometrioid carcinoma   2 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Best Pathologic Responses   [ Time Frame: up to 24 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Toxicity and Tolerability   [ Time Frame: up to 36 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Duration of Response   [ Time Frame: up to 4 years ]

4.  Secondary:   Number of Women Who Became Pregnant   [ Time Frame: up to 3 years after the treatment for each patient ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

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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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Stephanie Blank, MD
Organization: Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone
phone: 212-731-5705

Responsible Party: New York University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00483327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06-685
First Submitted: June 5, 2007
First Posted: June 7, 2007
Results First Submitted: July 30, 2015
Results First Posted: July 1, 2016
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2018