A Study to Evaluate Safety and Tolerability in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Receiving Treatment With Caelyx (Study P04878)(COMPLETED)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00736333
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 15, 2008
Results First Posted : July 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 5, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Condition: Breast Neoplasm
Intervention: Drug: Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin 50 mg/m^2 given every 4 weeks for up to 6 cycles

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin
STARTED   167 
Did Not Receive Drug or Not Documented                7 
Data Missing                2 
Tumor Progression                75 
Toxicity                6 
Withdrawal by Subject                10 
Death                7 
Not Specified                4 

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin 50 mg/m^2 given every 4 weeks for up to 6 cycles

Baseline Measures
   Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
Age [1] 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 62  (12) 
[1] Age was calculated for the intent-to-treat (ITT) population only (those who received at least one dose of study medication).
Gender [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Female   159 
Male   1 
[1] Gender information was available only for the ITT population.

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Number of Participants With Infusion Reactions (IR)   [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to Week 24 ]

2.  Primary:   Percent of Participants Taking Premedication for Prevention of IR   [ Time Frame: Day 1, immediately prior to receiving first dose of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin ]

3.  Primary:   Number of Participants With Pre-existing Allergic Conditions Who Experienced an IR   [ Time Frame: Cycles 1 & 3 (Week 4 & Week 12) ]

4.  Primary:   Number of Occurrences of Palmar-plantar Erythrodysesthesia (PPE)   [ Time Frame: Up to 24 weeks ]

5.  Primary:   Number of Times Premedications Were Given for Prevention of PPE   [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to 24 weeks ]

6.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With Complete Response (CR) or Partial Response (PR)   [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to 24 weeks ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
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: Senior Vice President, Global Cllinical Development
Organization: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00736333     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P04878
First Submitted: July 25, 2008
First Posted: August 15, 2008
Results First Submitted: June 13, 2011
Results First Posted: July 7, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2014