Xeloda or UFT (Tegafur-uracil) With Folinic Acid in Advanced or Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (COLOCROSS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 20, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Oscar Lambret

Brief Summary:

The scope of the trial is to determine the preference of patients, after randomization and cross-over, for one of the two treatments.

Another objective of the trial is to assess and compare the safety of each treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Cancer Drug: XELODA Drug: TEGAFUR URACIL - FOLINIC ACID Phase 3

Detailed Description:
Further study details as provided by Centre Oscar Lambret.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 89 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Comparative Study With a Cross-over According to Patients'Preference Receiving Xeloda or UFT With Folinic Acid in Advanced or Metastatic Colo-rectal Cancer
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment

XELODA, 2500 mg/m²/bid, with approximatively an interval of 12 hours, 30 minutes after breakfast and dinner - during 14 days.

Cycle treatment duration : 21 days


Tegafur 300 mg/m2/tid with folinic acid 75 mg/tid during 28 days.

Duration of treatment cycle : 35 days.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patients preference after randomization and cross-over [ Time Frame: after 2 cycles of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. safety of each treatment [ Time Frame: at day 56 (after two cycles of treatment) ]

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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:

  • Locally advanced or metastatic colo-rectal cancer
  • Age > or = 18 years old
  • PS-WHO < or = 2
  • Polynuclear neutrophil leukocytes > or = 1500/mm3, platelets > or = 100000/mm3
  • Total bilirubin < or = 3 ULN, ASAT-ALAT < or = 2.5 ULN
  • Effective contraception
  • Written informed consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concomitant radiotherapy
  • Contraindication to fluoropyrimidines
  • Treatment with sorivudine and its chemical analogs such as brivudine
  • Severe hepatic insufficiency
  • Severe renal insufficiency
  • Pregnant or lactating woman
  • Hypersensitivity to capecitabine, 5FU, tegafur or one of its excipients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00905047

Centre Paul Papin
Angers, France, 49033
Centre Hospitalier
Armentieres, France, 59280
Centre Hospitalier de Béthune
Beuvry, France, 62660
Centre Hospitalier de CHOLET
Cholet, France, 49300
Centre Leonard de Vinci
Dechy, France, 59187
Polyclinique du Bois
Lille, France, 59000
Centre Oscar Lambret
Lille, France, 59020
Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul
Lille, France, 59020
Centre Hospitalier Regional
Lille, France, 59035
Centre Hospitalier
Roubaix, France, 59100
Centre Joliot-Curie
Saint Martin les Boulogne, France, 62280
Centre Hospitalier
Valenciennes, France, 59300
Clinique des Dentellieres
Valenciennes, France, 59300
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Oscar Lambret
Principal Investigator: ADENIS Antoine, MD,PhD Centre Oscar Lambret

Responsible Party: Centre Oscar Lambret Identifier: NCT00905047     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: COLOCROSS
First Posted: May 20, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Centre Oscar Lambret:
colo-rectal cancer
locally advanced or metastatic colo-rectal cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Folic Acid
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances