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Study to Assess the Effect of Dosing AZD6244 HydSulfate in the Presence and Absence of Food in Patients With Advanced Solid Malignancies

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00710515
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 13, 2014
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to test if the levels of AZD6244 in blood are affected by taking food at the same time as the capsules compared to taking capsules on an empty stomach

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Melanoma Malignant Melanoma Drug: AZD6244 Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I, Open-Label Study to Assess the Effect of Dosing AZD6244 HydSulfate in the Presence and Absence of Food in Patients With Advanced Solid Malignancies
Study Start Date : July 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Melanoma

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
with food
Drug: AZD6244

Experimental: 2
without food
Drug: AZD6244

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess whether food influences the rate and extent of AZD6244 absorption [ Time Frame: Day 1 and Day 10 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the pharmacokinetics of both AZD6244 and N-desmethyl AZD6244 in the presence and absence of food [ Time Frame: Day 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10 ]
  2. To assess the safety and tolerability of AZD6244 in patients with advanced solid malignancies [ Time Frame: screening to 30 day post last dose ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to eat a high fat breakfast within a 30-minute period
  • Advanced cancer which is refractory to standard therapies, for which no standard therapies exist
  • WHO or ECOG performance status 0-2 (those with performance status 2 must have been stable with no deterioration for over 2 weeks)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any radiotherapy or chemotherapy within 21 days prior to starting the study treatment (not including palliative radiotherapy at focal sites).
  • Any evidence of severe or uncontrolled systemic disease (eg., severe hepatic impairment, severe renal impairment, uncontrolled diabetes, acute uncontrolled infection) or current unstable or uncompensated respiratory or cardiac conditions or peripheral vascular disease including diabetic vasculopathy.
  • Refractory nausea and vomiting, chronic GI diseases (eg., inflammatory bowel disease) or significant bowel resection that would preclude adequate absorption.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00710515

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Research Site
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Research Site
Maastricht, Netherlands
United Kingdom
Research Site
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Research Site
Headington, United Kingdom
Research Site
London, United Kingdom
Research Site
Oxford, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Rajesh Chopra AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Jan Schellens Maastricht
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00710515    
Other Study ID Numbers: D1532C00020
2007-004456-37 EudraCT Number
First Posted: July 4, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 13, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Phase I
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas