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Study Comparing Isolated Pelvic Perfusion With TNF-α 0.3 mg and Melphalan 1.5 mg/kg Versus Standard Treatment in Patients With Non Resectable, Recurrent Gynaecologic or Digestive Pelvic Cancer

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 12, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris

Randomised phase 3 trial comparing 2 arms: an experimental treatment (Isolated pelvis perfusion) and a standard treatment (systemic chemotherapy +/- radiotherapy +/- surgery).

Patients included have a non resectable, recurrent gynaecologic or digestive pelvic cancer.

The aim of the study is to show a 25% increase in 1 year overall survival rate with isolated pelvic perfusion.

Condition Intervention Phase
Gynaecologic or Digestive Pelvic Cancer Drug: Isolated pelvis perfusion Radiation: radiotherapy Procedure: Surgery Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival rate [ Time Frame: From randomization to death ]

Enrollment: 101
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2014
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Chemotherapy
Isolated pelvis perfusion
Drug: Isolated pelvis perfusion
injection of TNF-α 0.3 mg followed 5 minutes later by melphalan 1,5mg/kg
Active Comparator: Control
Standard treatment
Radiation: radiotherapy
chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy and/or surgery
Procedure: Surgery


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 76 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically proved locally advanced gynaecologic or digestive tumours (epidermoid carcinomas, adenocarcinomas, neuroendocrine tumours, sarcomas or melanomas), (cervix, vagina, rectal, anal).
  • Locally recurrent tumours for which surgical treatment will be mutilating or marginal (R1 or R2) and/or for cervix cancer, primary tumours non accessible for standard treatment (radiotherapy- chemotherapy - brachytherapy and surgery).
  • Surgically resectable tumour (R0 type) but for which patient does not agree with surgery.
  • Patients aged over 18 and under 76 ans
  • Performance OMS Index ≤ 2
  • Normal biologic parameters
  • Good general and cardiac state (ASA I or II and NYHA I or II)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Surgically resectable tumour (RO) or peritoneal tumour extension or distant metastasis.
  • Cardiac or vascular pathology
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Uncontrolled Sepsis disease
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00949039

Institut Gustave Roussy
Villejuif, France, 94800
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00949039     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PIP2
CSET 1443
First Submitted: July 7, 2009
First Posted: July 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 12, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pelvic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs