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Iressa vs Placebo as Maintenance Therapy in Locally Advanced NSCLC

This study has been terminated.
(Closed due to insufficient recruitment)
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 5, 2005
Last updated: May 19, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
The aim of the study if to determine if Iressa can prolong the period of time without any disease worsening (Time to progression) in patients previously treated with combined therapy such as surgery and chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy or chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Condition Intervention Phase
Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Drug: Iressa (Gefitinib)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Double-Blind, Randomised Study Comparing ZD1839 (IressaTM) Versus Placebo As Maintenance Therapy In Subjects With Locally Advanced Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) After Combined Modality Therapy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to progression (2 years after Last patient in)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Modalities of relapse or progression (2 years after Last patient in)
  • Overall survival (2 years after Last patient in)

Estimated Enrollment: 490
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2007

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically Confirmed Non Small Cell Lung Cancer.
  • Locally advanced disease previously treated with combined therapy (chemotherapy and surgery with or without radiotherapy, or chemotherapy and radiotherapy).
  • Chemotherapy with regimens containing cisplatin or carboplatin is mandatory
  • Response to combined therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous treatment with ZD1839 or any other EGFR-targeted therapy
  • No progressive disease after combined therapy for locally advanced NSCLC
  • No presence of metastatic disease
  • No other co-existing malignancies or malignancies diagnosed within the last 5 years with the exception of basal cell carcinoma or cervical cancer in situ
  • Any unresolved chronic toxicity from previous anticancer therapy.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00234468

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Avellino, Italy
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Bergamo, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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Cagliari, Italy
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Campobasso, Italy
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Catania, Italy
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Catanzaro, Italy
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Chieti, Italy
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Cosenza, Italy
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Della Fratte, Italy
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Emilia, Italy
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Fano, Italy
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Firenze, Italy
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Forli, Italy
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Frattamaggiore, Italy
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Livorno, Italy
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Messina, Italy
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Milano, Italy
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Napoli, Italy
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Novara, Italy
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Orbassano, Italy
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Padova, Italy
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Palermo, Italy
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Pavia, Italy
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Potenza, Italy
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Ravenna, Italy
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Rimini, Italy
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Roma, Italy
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San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
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Sassari, Italy
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Taormina, Italy
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Venezia-Mestre, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Lucio Crino, MD Bologna Italy
  More Information Identifier: NCT00234468     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1839IL/0126
Study First Received: October 5, 2005
Last Updated: May 19, 2011

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Locally Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (Stage IIIA and IIIB)

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
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on April 28, 2017