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A Study to Evaluate Tarceva in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 16, 2004
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Genentech, Inc.
This is a Phase IIIb, multicenter, open-label trial of daily oral Tarceva in patients with advanced (inoperable Stage IIIb or IV) NSCLC who have progressed following standard chemotherapy treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Cancer Non-small-cell Lung Carcinoma Drug: Tarceva (erlotinib HCl) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open-Label, Phase IIIb Trial of Tarceva (Erlotinib Hydrochloride) in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Genentech, Inc.:

Estimated Enrollment: 5000
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2005

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written (signed) informed consent(s)
  • Inoperable and incurable, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic NSCLC
  • Relapse following standard chemotherapy (combination chemotherapy such as two-drug combination chemotherapy, or a single-agent chemotherapy agent for elderly or poor performance status patients)
  • Age >=18 years
  • ECOG performance status of 0 to 3
  • Recovered from the toxic effects of prior therapy
  • Able to comply with study and follow-up procedures
  • Able to take oral medication
  • Use of an effective means of contraception (for patients with reproductive potential)
  • Granulocyte count >=1.0 x 10^9/L
  • Platelet count >=75 x 10^9/L
  • Serum bilirubin <1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • SGOT (AST) <2 x ULN unless elevation is clearly due to liver metastases; then SGOT (AST) must be <5 x ULN
  • Serum creatinine <=1.5 mg/dL

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any unstable systemic disease (including active infection, unstable angina, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction within the last 6 months, hepatic, renal, or metabolic disease)
  • Prior therapy with any systemic HER1/EGFR small molecule inhibitor, including gefitinib (Iressa), erlotinib (Tarceva), or other investigational agents in this class
  • History of another malignancy in the past 2 years unless the malignancy has been adequately treated and is associated with a 5-year anticipated survival of >=90%
  • Known central nervous system (CNS) metastases that have not yet been definitively treated with surgery and/or radiation or that are symptomatic or unstable
  • Nursing mothers or pregnant females
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00091663

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Genentech, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Genentech, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00091663     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OSI3199g
First Submitted: September 15, 2004
First Posted: September 16, 2004
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2014
Last Verified: February 2014

Keywords provided by Genentech, Inc.:
Advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action