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Phase III Study of Gemcitabine Compared With UFT in Patients With Completely Resected Pathological Stage IB-IIIa Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2005 by West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2005
Last updated: January 5, 2006
Last verified: August 2005
To estimate the efficacy of Gemcitabine monotherapy compared to UFT as the post operative adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected non-small cell lung cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Cancer Drug: gemicitabine 1000mg/m2, day1 and day 8, every 3 week, 6 Drug: UFT 250mg/m2, daily for 1 year Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 5 year survival rate

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Disease free survival

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: December 2001

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. completely resected non small cell lung cancer
  2. no prior anti cancer treatment for thoracic malignancy exept for this operation
  3. pathological stage IB, II, and stage IIIA with only one station of n2 disease
  4. PS 0-1
  5. age 20-75
  6. adequate organ function for chemotherapy
  7. written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. small cell lung cancer or low grade malignancy of lung cancer
  2. incomplete resection
  3. apparent interstitial pneumonitis at chest rentogenogram
  4. inadequate condition for chemotherapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00139971

Contact: Hirohito Tada, MD +81-6-6929-1221

Osaka City General Hospital Recruiting
Osaka, Japan, 531-0021
Contact: Hirohito Tada, MD    +81-6-6929-1221   
Principal Investigator: Hirohito Tada, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group
Principal Investigator: Hirohito Tada, MD West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00139971     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WJTOG0101
Study First Received: August 30, 2005
Last Updated: January 5, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017