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A Trial of Carboplatin and Gemcitabine Versus Gemcitabine Alone in Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00190710
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2007
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
To determine and compare the median survival produced by combined Gemcitabine plus Paraplatin versus Gemcitabine as a single-agent in patients with NSCLC and a PS equal to 2.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: Gemcitabine Drug: Carboplatin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Phase III Trial of Paraplatin (Carboplatin) + Gemzar Versus Gemzar Alone in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine and compare the median survival produced by combined Gemcitabine plus Paraplatin versus Gemcitabine as a single-agent in patients with NSCLC and a PS equal to 2.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine and compare the 1-year survival produced by combined Paraplatin (carboplatin) + Gemcitabine versus Gemcitabine as a single-agent in patients with NSCLC and a PS equal to 2
  • To determine the safety of combined Gemcitabine plus Paraplatin versus Gemcitabine as a single-agent in patients with NSCLC and a PS equal to 2
  • To compare the response rate between treatment groups
  • To compare the changes in QOL between treatment groups

Estimated Enrollment: 242
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2007
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic or cytologic new diagnosis of NSCLC, Stage IIIB with a cytologically positive pleural or pericardial effusion or Stage IV.
  • No prior chemotherapy, including adjuvant or neoadjuvant therapy, for the treatment of NSCLC.
  • ECOG Performance Status of 2 .
  • Patients must be at least 3 weeks since major surgery. Patients must be at least 1 week since surgery, such as mediastinoscopy, pleuroscopy, or thoracostomy.
  • Patients must have measurable disease, defined as lesions that can be accurately measured in at least 1 dimension (longest diameter to be recorded) as greater than or equal to 20 mm with conventional techniques or as greater than 10 mm with spiral CT scan.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any prior radiation therapy to the thoracic area.
  • Active and ongoing systemic infection.
  • Prior radiation to greater than 25% of the bone marrow.
  • ECOG PS other than 2
  • Patients with a known hypersensitivity to gemcitabine and carboplatin.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00190710


Locations
United States, Texas
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75204
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00190710     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9297
B9E-US-S358
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Gemcitabine
Carboplatin
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs