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A Clinical Trial of Oral Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Breast, Colorectal and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (0683-011)(TERMINATED)

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: August 2, 2005
Last updated: May 21, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
This is an investigational study to determine the response rate of relapsed/refractory breast, colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer to oral suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SAHA), to evaluate PET as an earlier indicator of response to SAHA as assessed by response evaluation criteria in solid tumours (RECIST) criteria and to evaluate the safety and tolerability of oral suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid.

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Non-small-cell Lung Carcinoma
Drug: MK0683, vorinostat, Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA)
Drug: Duration of Treatment - During each treatment cycle, treatment is administered twice daily for 14 days, followed by 7 days of rest for a total of 10 cycles
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Clinical Study of Oral Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Breast, Colorectal, and Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Response rate of relapsed/refractory breast, colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer to SAHA using RECIST criteria.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) as an earlier indicator of the response to SAHA as assessed by RECIST criteria. To evaluate the safety and tolerability of SAHA for 14 days every 21 days.

Estimated Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: December 2004
Primary Completion Date: October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must be 18 years or older with confirmed diagnosis of breast adenocarcinoma, colorectal carcinoma or non-small cell lung cancer
  • Patients must have relapsed or refractory disease following at least one chemotherapeutic treatment regimen.
  • Has a measurable, positron emission tomography (PET) assessable lesion
  • Adequate blood, liver, bone marrow and kidney functions
  • Has not received any chemotherapy for at least 4 weeks prior to entry in this study
  • Agrees to take adequate measures to prevent pregnancy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has had prior treatment with histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor.
  • Patient has had treatment with investigational agents within the last 30 days.
  • Patient has active infection or had intravenous (IV) antibiotic, antiviral, or antifungal medications within 2 weeks of the start of study drugs.
  • Patient has HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection.
  • Patient is pregnant or lactating.
  • Patient has allergy to any component of the study drug.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00126451

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp Identifier: NCT00126451     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005_014
Study First Received: August 2, 2005
Last Updated: May 21, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Colorectal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on March 28, 2017