Liposomal Doxorubicin in Treating Patients With Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer

This study has been completed.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by:
Gynecologic Oncology Group Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2000
Last updated: June 7, 2013
Last verified: August 2002

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 liposomal doxorubicin in treating women who have recurrent, stage III, or stage IV endometrial cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Endometrial Cancer
Drug: pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Doxil as First-Line Therapy of Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Gynecologic Oncology Group:

Study Start Date: May 2000
Primary Completion Date: August 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • Determine the antitumor activity and safety of doxorubicin HCl liposome in patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer.
  • Determine the response rate, response duration, and overall survival of these patients treated with this regimen.

OUTLINE: Patients receive doxorubicin HCl liposome IV over 1 hour. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years and then every 6 months for 3 years.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 19-51 patients will be accrued for this study.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Histologically confirmed stage III, IV, or recurrent endometrial carcinoma for which curative radiotherapy or surgery is not an option
  • Bidimensionally measurable disease

    • Irradiated field as only site allowed if evidence of progression since radiotherapy



  • Not specified

Performance status:

  • GOG 0-2

Life expectancy:

  • Not specified


  • Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm^3
  • Platelet count at least 100,000/mm^3


  • Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • SGOT no greater than 3 times ULN
  • Alkaline phosphatase no greater than 3 times ULN


  • Creatinine no greater than 1.5 times ULN


  • LVEF normal by cardiac echocardiogram or MUGA


  • No concurrent active infection
  • No prior or concurrent malignancy within past 5 years except nonmelanoma skin cancer


Biologic therapy:

  • Not specified


  • Prior chemotherapy as radiosensitizer allowed
  • No prior chemotherapy for advanced or metastatic disease
  • No other concurrent chemotherapy

Endocrine therapy:

  • Not specified


  • See Disease Characteristics
  • Recovered from prior radiotherapy


  • See Disease Characteristics
  • Recovered from prior surgery


  • No prior therapy that would preclude study
  • No other concurrent antineoplastic agents
  • No other concurrent investigational agents
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005861

United States, California
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Orange, California, United States, 92868
United States, Indiana
Indiana University Cancer Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202-5289
United States, Iowa
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242-1009
United States, Massachusetts
New England Medical Center Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111
United States, Mississippi
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216-4505
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, North Carolina
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157-1082
United States, Ohio
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital - Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210-1240
United States, Tennessee
Brookview Research, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gynecologic Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Howard D. Homesley, MD Gynecologic Oncology Network
Investigator: Paula M. Fracasso, MD, PhD Washington University Siteman Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications: Identifier: NCT00005861     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067891, GOG-0086M
Study First Received: June 2, 2000
Last Updated: June 7, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Gynecologic Oncology Group:
stage III endometrial carcinoma
stage IV endometrial carcinoma
recurrent endometrial carcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liposomal doxorubicin
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
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