S9914: Combination Chemotherapy Plus Filgrastim in Untreated Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 12, 2004
Last Update Posted : February 15, 2013
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Southwest Oncology Group

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells. Colony-stimulating factors such as filgrastim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help a person's immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy plus filgrastim in treating patients who have previously untreated extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lung Cancer Biological: filgrastim Drug: carboplatin Drug: paclitaxel Drug: topotecan hydrochloride Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the survival and response rate of patients with previously untreated extensive stage small cell lung cancer treated with paclitaxel, carboplatin, topotecan, and filgrastim (G-CSF). II. Determine the side effects and toxicity of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: Patients receive topotecan IV over 30 minutes on days 1-4 and paclitaxel IV over 1 hour followed by carboplatin IV over 1 hour prior to topotecan on day 4. Patients receive filgrastim (G-CSF) subcutaneously once daily beginning on day 5 and continuing until blood counts recover. G-CSF must be discontinued at least 24 hours prior to beginning each subsequent course of chemotherapy. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks for 6 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed every 6 months for 3 years.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 75 patients will be accrued for this study over 18 months.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 88 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Trial of Paclitaxel, Carboplatin and Topotecan With G-CSF in Untreated Patients With Extensive Small Cell Lung Cancer
Study Start Date : October 1999
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically proven, previously untreated extensive stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC) Brain metastases allowed if: Asymptomatic OR Previously treated with radiotherapy and/or surgery Measurable or evaluable disease outside the area of prior surgical resection or a new lesion must be present

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: SWOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Absolute granulocyte count at least 1,500/mm3 WBC at least 3,000/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.25 times upper limit of normal (ULN) SGOT or SGPT no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than ULN Creatinine clearance at least 50 mL/min Other: Not pregnant or nursing Fertile patients must use effective contraception No other malignancy within the past 5 years except adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, carcinoma in situ of the cervix, or any stage I or II cancer that is in complete remission

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No prior systemic biologic therapy for SCLC Chemotherapy: No prior systemic chemotherapy for SCLC Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: See Disease Characteristics No prior radiotherapy for SCLC Surgery: See Disease Characteristics At least 2 weeks since prior thoracic or other major surgery and recovered

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00004137

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Southwest Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Frank Dunphy, MD Duke Cancer Institute

Publications of Results:
Dunphy F, Hesketh P, Chansky K, et al.: Southwest Oncology Group trial (SWOG) 9914: phase II trial of paclitaxel, carboplatin and topotecan (PCT) in untreated patients (pts) with extensive small cell lung cancer (SCLC). [Abstract] Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 21: A-1184, 2002.

Responsible Party: Southwest Oncology Group Identifier: NCT00004137     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067367
S9914 ( Other Identifier: SWOG )
U10CA032102 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: April 12, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 15, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by Southwest Oncology Group:
extensive stage small cell lung cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors