Neoadjuvant Adriamycin and Ifosfamide Plus High-Dose ICE in Patients With Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS)

This study has been completed.
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University Hospital Tuebingen Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 19, 2007
Last verified: April 2007
Complete resection is still the only curative treatment option in patients with soft tissue sarcoma (STS). Patients with a non-resectable STS have a dismal prognosis even without evidence of metastatic disease. The aim of this trial is to determine whether neoadjuvant dose-intensive chemo-radiotherapy is a feasible and effective approach in patients with non-resectable STS.

Condition Intervention Phase
Sarcoma, Soft Tissue
Drug: Adriamycin
Drug: Ifosfamide
Drug: Etoposide
Drug: Carboplatin
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant Dose-Intensive Chemotherapy With Adriamycin and Ifosfamide Followed by High-Dose ICE in Locally Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital Tuebingen:

Study Start Date: February 1999
Study Completion Date: December 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically confirmed STS with locally advanced non-resectable disease
  • Metastatic disease is allowed in case of solitary resectable metastases
  • Grading according to Coindre > II°
  • Measurable tumor lesions
  • Age > 18 through 65 years
  • Karnofsky status > 70 %
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior chemotherapy
  • Intercurrent disease interfering with the adequate administration of study medication including severe psychological disease
  • Insufficient liver-, renal or bone marrow function
  • Evidence of pregnancy
  • Treatment within another clinical trial
  • Uncontrolled viral Infections (HIV,HBV, HCV)
  • other malignancies
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00204646

Medical Center II, University of Tuebingen
Tuebingen, Germany, 72076
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Tuebingen
Principal Investigator: Joerg T. Hartmann, MD South West German Cancer Center, Medical Center II, University of Tuebingen
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00204646     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: jth_005
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 19, 2007
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

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Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
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