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Trial to Evaluate Radiotherapy With or Without CBDCA in Elderly Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (JCOG0301)

This study has been completed.
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Japan Clinical Oncology Group Identifier:
First received: August 18, 2005
Last updated: December 6, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether radiotherapy with carboplatin will result in longer survival than radiotherapy alone in elderly patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma
Procedure: A: Radiotherapy alone
Drug: B: CBDCA and Radiotherapy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate Standard Thoracic Radiotherapy With or Without Concurrent Daily Low-dose Carboplatine in Elderly Patients With Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (JCOG0301, NCSLC-Elderly-CBDCA-RT Phase III)

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Further study details as provided by Japan Clinical Oncology Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Response rate [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]
  • Progression-free survival [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]
  • Pattern of progression/relapse [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Procedure/Surgery: A: Radiotherapy alone
Procedure: A: Radiotherapy alone
Procedure/Surgery: A: Radiotherapy alone
Experimental: 2
Drug: B: CBDCA and Radiotherapy
Drug: B: CBDCA and Radiotherapy
Drug: B: CBDCA and Radiotherapy

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether radiotherapy with carboplatin will result in longer survival than radiotherapy alone in elderly patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC.

Ages Eligible for Study:   71 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically and/or cytologically proven NSCLC
  • Unresectable disease
  • Stage IIIA except T3N1M0 and IIIB which does not have disease extended to any contralateral hilar nodes, atelectasis of the entire lung or malignant pleural effusions
  • A required radiation field of less than one half of one lung
  • Measurable disease
  • No previous chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Age >= 71
  • Unable to receive cisplatin-based combination chemotherapy
  • ECOG performance status (PS) of 0-2
  • Adequate bone marrow, lung, hepatic, and renal function
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active infection, diarrhea, ileus, uncontrolled diabetes, myocardial infarction within three months, or severe other comorbidity
  • Synchronous cancer or metachronous (within 5 years) malignancy
  • Interstitial pneumonia or active lung fibrosis on chest X-ray
  • Severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, or bronchial asthma
  • Pleural or pericardial effusion
  • A history of severe hypersensitivity
  • Mental disorder
  • Judging of inappropriate condition for this study by physician
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00132665

Aichi Cancer Center Hospital
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, 464-8681
Aichi Cancer Center,Aichi Hospital
Okazaki, Aichi, Japan, 444-0011
National Cancer Center Hospital East
Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, 277-8577
National Hospital Organization Shikoku Cancer Center
Natsuyama, Ehime, Japan, 790-0007
Gunma Prefectural Cancer Center
Ota, Gunma, Japan, 373-8550
National Nishigunma Hospital
Shibukawa, Gunma, Japan, 377-8511
National Hospital Organization, Dohoku National Hospital
Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, 070-8644
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Cancer Center
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 003-0804
Hyogo Medical Center for Adults
Akashi, Hyogo, Japan, 673-8558
Kobe City General Hospital
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 650-0046
Hyogo College of Medicine
Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan, 663-8501
Ibaraki Kenritsu Chuo Hospital & Cancer Center
Nishi-ibarakigun, Ibaraki, Japan, 309-1793
Yokohama Mucipical Citizen's Hospital
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 240-8555
Kanagawa Cancer Center
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 241-0815
Tohoku University Hospital
Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 980-8574
Osaka Prefectural Medical Center for Respiratory and Allergic Disease
Habikino, Osaka, Japan, 583-8588
Rinku General Medical Center
Izumisano, Osaka, Japan, 598-0048
Kinki University School of Medicine
Osaka-Sayama, Osaka, Japan, 589-8511
Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center
Sakai, Osaka, Japan, 591-8555
National Hospital Organization Toneyama National Hospital
Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan, 560-8552
Saitama Cancer Center
Kita-adachi, Saitama, Japan, 362-0806
Sizuoka Cancer Center
Sunto-gun, Shizuoka, Japan, 411-8777
Tochigi Cancer Center
Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan, 320-0834
National Cancer Center Hospital
Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 104-0045
Cancer Institute Hospital
Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 135-8550
Toranomon Hospital
Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 105-8470
International Medical Center of Japan
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 162-8655
Kyushu University Hospital
Fukuoka, Japan, 812-8582
Gifu Municipal Hospital
Gifu, Japan, 500-8323
Kumamoto Regional Medical Center Hospital
Kumamoto, Japan, 860-0811
Niigata Cancer Center Hospital
Niigata, Japan, 951-8566
Okayama University Hospital
Okayama, Japan, 700-8558
Osaka City General Hospital
Osaka, Japan, 534-0021
Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
Osaka, Japan, 537-8511
Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University
Osaka, Japan, 545-0051
Osaka General Medical Center
Osaka, Japan, 558-8558
Yamagata Prefectural Central Hospital
Yamagata, Japan, 990-2292
Sponsors and Collaborators
Japan Clinical Oncology Group
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
Study Chair: Masaaki Kawahawa, MD Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Identifier: NCT00132665     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: JCOG0301
C000000059 ( Registry Identifier: UMIN-CTR )
Study First Received: August 18, 2005
Last Updated: December 6, 2012

Keywords provided by Japan Clinical Oncology Group:
non-small cell lung cancer
elderly patients

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
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on April 21, 2017