Bryostatin 1 in Treating Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 13, 2004
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2013
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of bryostatin 1 in treating patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Cancer Drug: bryostatin 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of bryostatin 1 administered as a 24 hour intravenous infusion every week for 3 weeks during a 4 week course of therapy in patients with colorectal cancer. II. Determine the response duration, time to progression, and survival time in this patient population. III. Determine the qualitative and quantitative toxic effects of bryostatin 1 on this schedule in this patient population.

OUTLINE: Patients are treated with bryostatin 1 as a 24 hour continuous intravenous infusion weekly for 3 weeks followed by 1 week of rest. Courses are repeated every 4 weeks in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression. Patients who have no toxic effects after the completion of the first course of therapy may have the dose of bryostatin 1 escalated by 1 dose level in subsequent courses. Patients are followed for response duration and time to treatment failure.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 13-26 patients will be accrued for this study within 18 months.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Bryostatin 1 in Patients With Metastatic Colo-Rectal Adenocarcinoma
Study Start Date : February 1998
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2000
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2001

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically confirmed colorectal cancer Unresectable disease Measurable disease No uncontrolled brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Any age Performance status: SWOG 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 12 weeks Hematopoietic: Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) AST no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 times ULN Other: No active infection Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test for premenopausal women Fertile patients must use effective contraception No concurrent uncontrolled systemic disorders No prior malignant disease within the past year except in situ carcinoma of the cervix or curatively treated basal cell carcinoma of the skin No history of allergy to bryostatin 1 or its vehicle

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No concurrent immunotherapy Chemotherapy: Only one prior chemotherapy regimen in the adjuvant or metastatic setting allowed At least 3 weeks since prior chemotherapy (6 weeks for nitrosoureas) No other concurrent chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: No concurrent hormonal therapy (except contraceptives, appetite stimulants and replacement steroids) Radiotherapy: At least 3 weeks since prior radiotherapy No concurrent radiation therapy No concurrent palliative radiation therapy to only site of measurable disease Surgery: Not specified Other: At least 1 month since prior use of any other investigational agent No concurrent use of experimental medications

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00003220

United States, Michigan
Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Detroit
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201-1932
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
Sponsors and Collaborators
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Philip A. Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Responsible Party: Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Identifier: NCT00003220     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000066081
P30CA022453 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: August 13, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute:
stage IV colon cancer
stage IV rectal cancer
recurrent colon cancer
recurrent rectal cancer
adenocarcinoma of the colon
adenocarcinoma of the rectum

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Bryostatin 1
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents