Radiosensitization With Celecoxib and Chemoradiation for Head and Neck Cancer (RAD0201)
This study has been completed.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
First Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 25, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sharon Spencer, MD,, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Results First Submitted: May 30, 2012
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment; Masking: None (Open Label); Primary Purpose: Treatment|
Radiation: Radiation Therapy
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|Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment|
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|Celecoxib + Carboplatin/Paclitaxel+Radiation Therapy||Patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer will be treated with weekly carboplatin, paclitaxel, and concurrent radiotherapy. Radiotherapy will be delivered at 1.8 Gy every day, to a maximum dose of 70.2 Gy. Carboplatin will be dosed at AUC=2.0, while paclitaxel will be dosed at 30mg/m2. Celecoxib will be delivered at 400mg twice daily, starting 1 week prior to the onset of radiotherapy to establish constant blood levels.|
Participant Flow: Overall Study
|Celecoxib + Carboplatin/Paclitaxel+Radiation Therapy|
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|Celecoxib + Carboplatin/Paclitaxel+Radiation Therapy|
Overall Participants Analyzed
|Between 18 and 65 years||29|
Mean (Standard Deviation)
Region of Enrollment
|1. Primary:||Toxicity of Celecoxib With Concurrent Weekly Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. [ Time Frame: 2 years from radiation therapy ]|
|2. Primary:||Response as Evaluated by Recurrence of Diseases [ Time Frame: 2 years from end of treatment (Radiation therapy) ]|
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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Results Point of Contact:
|Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.|
|There is NOT 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.|
Results Point of Contact:
Name/Title: Dr. Sharon Spencer Professor of Radiation Oncology
Organization: UAB Hospital
Organization: UAB Hospital
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|Responsible Party:||Sharon Spencer, MD,, University of Alabama at Birmingham|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00581971 History of Changes|
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Link No: 000276825
|First Submitted:||December 20, 2007|
|First Posted:||December 28, 2007|
|Results First Submitted:||May 30, 2012|
|Results First Posted:||April 25, 2013|
|Last Update Posted:||April 25, 2013|