Aminocamptothecin in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Ovarian Epithelial Cancer or Primary Cancer of the Peritoneum

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 24, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2013
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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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 aminocamptothecin in treating patients with recurrent or refractory ovarian epithelial cancer or primary cancer of the peritoneum.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ovarian Cancer Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer Drug: aminocamptothecin colloidal dispersion Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Estimate the antitumor activity of aminocamptothecin colloidal dispersion in patients with platinum-resistant recurrent or refractory ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal carcinoma who have failed on higher priority treatment protocols. II. Determine the nature and degree of toxicity of aminocamptothecin colloidal dispersion in this patient population.

OUTLINE: Patients receive aminocamptothecin colloidal dispersion IV over 120 hours weekly for two of every three weeks. Courses are repeated every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years, then every 6 months for 3 years.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 23-56 patients will be accrued for this study within 5-12 months.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Aminocamptothecin (9-AC, NSC #603071) in Recurrent, Platinum Resistant and Refractory Ovarian Cancer and Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma
Study Start Date : January 1999
Study Completion Date : October 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed recurrent or persistent ovarian epithelial cancer or primary peritoneal carcinoma Progressive disease on platinum-based treatment alone or in combination Two prior treatment regimens allowed only if other regimen was paclitaxel OR recurrence within 6 months of chemotherapy Measurable disease Not eligible for a higher priority GOG protocol

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 13 and over Performance status: GOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,000/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Granulocyte count at least 1,500/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL SGOT/SGPT no greater than 2.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) Alkaline phosphatase no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Other: No significant infection Not pregnant Fertile patients must use effective contraception At least 5 years since prior malignancy; no prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy for that malignancy No concurrent malignancy other than non-melanoma skin cancer

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: At least 4 weeks since prior biologic therapy Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy and recovered No prior treatment with aminocamptothecin Endocrine therapy: At least 4 weeks since prior endocrine therapy Radiotherapy: At least 4 weeks since prior radiotherapy and recovered No prior radiotherapy to site(s) of measurable disease used on this trial No prior radiotherapy to more than 25% of marrow-bearing areas Surgery: At least 4 weeks since prior surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00003523

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Gynecologic Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: David S. Miller, MD Simmons Cancer Center

Publications of Results: Identifier: NCT00003523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000066567
First Posted: May 24, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2013
Last Verified: June 2005

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
recurrent ovarian epithelial cancer
primary peritoneal cavity cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Peritoneal Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders
Abdominal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Peritoneal Diseases