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Irofulven in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Peritoneal Cancer

This study has been completed.
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: July 11, 2001
Last updated: June 19, 2013
Last verified: January 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 irofulven in treating patients who have recurrent or persistent ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer
Drug: irofulven
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of MGI-114 in Patients With Recurrent or Persistent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Study Start Date: September 1998
Study Completion Date: April 2004
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the clinical activity of irofulven in patients with recurrent or persistent ovarian epithelial cancer. II. Characterize the pharmacokinetic profile of this drug in these patients. III. Determine the pharmacodynamic relationship between plasma concentrations and clinical activity or toxicity of this drug in these patients.

OUTLINE: Patients are stratified according to the number of prior treatment regimens (1-2 vs 3 or more). Patients receive irofulven IV over 5 minutes on days 1-5. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed every 4 weeks until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A maximum of 74 patients will be accrued for this study within 3 years.


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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed recurrent or persistent ovarian epithelial cancer, primary fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer that failed prior standard chemotherapy Measurable disease No history of brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Greater than 2 months Hematopoietic: Granulocyte count at least 1,500/mm3 Hemoglobin at least 9.0 g/dL (transfusion allowed) Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin normal ALT and AST no greater than 2.5 times normal PT or PTT no greater than 1.5 times upper limit of normal Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance at least 50 mL/min Urinalysis normal BUN normal Electrolytes normal Cardiovascular: No unstable or newly diagnosed angina pectoris within the past 6 months No myocardial infarction within the past 6 months No New York Heart Association class II-IV congestive heart failure Pulmonary: No chronic obstructive lung disease requiring oxygen supplementation therapy or medication Other: No medical or surgical complications requiring intervention, such as: Impending bowel obstruction Active infection No other life-threatening illness No non-skin malignancy or melanoma within the past 4.5 years except curatively treated other malignancy with low risk of recurrence or surgically cured stage I endometrial cancer No uncontrolled seizures Not pregnant or nursing HIV negative

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Recovered from prior biologic therapy No prior bone marrow transplantation Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy (6 weeks for nitrosoureas or mitomycin) Endocrine therapy: Recovered from prior endocrine therapy Radiotherapy: Recovered from prior radiotherapy No prior external beam radiotherapy Surgery: Recovered from prior surgery Other: At least 1 week since prior antibiotics

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00019552

United States, Maryland
Medicine Branch
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Gisele A. Sarosy, MD National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information Identifier: NCT00019552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000066696
Study First Received: July 11, 2001
Last Updated: June 19, 2013

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Fallopian Tube 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
Fallopian Tube Diseases
Abdominal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Peritoneal Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on April 24, 2017