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Epidemiological Study to Describe Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Clinical Management Patterns in Central Eastern Europe and Russia (Lung-EPICLIN) (EPICLIN)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2015
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The overall aim of the study is:

To provide accurate and reliable information regarding NSCLC clinical management across Central Eastern European countries and Russia in order to detect unmet medical needs of this disease in terms of:

  • Patient and hospital characteristics.
  • Diagnostic and treatment approaches: initial and subsequent.
  • Follow-up patterns in clinical management.
  • Outcomes: symptoms, death, functionality, quality of life.
  • Use of resources and burden on patients and health care systems. Addendum objective is to collect epidemiological data on EGFR mutation status (M+, M-) in the Russian population

Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiological Study to Describe NSCLC Clinical Management Patterns in Central Eastern Europe and Russia. Lung-EPICLIN

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the differences in patient characteristics, disease stage (differentiating between non-advanced disease, locally advanced disease, metastatic disease), and in clinical management across Central Eastern European countries and Russia [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To detect differences in clinical outcomes and related factors among countries [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
  • To identify factors associated with clinical outcomes (patient, disease stage -see above- and clinical management related factors): predictive modelling for improved patient outcome [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
  • To identify factors associated with the different levels of functional status and quality of life [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
  • To compare the use of health care resources among countries [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Paraffin embedded tumour tissue samples

Enrollment: 840
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Non-small cell lung cancer patients


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Cancer patients from Oncological Dispensaries and Cancer Research Institutes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed NSCLC diagnosis (e.g.bronchoscopic biopsy or FNAB), all stages, men and women, attending the responsible department of treating this type of patients for the first time between January 1st, 2010 and March 31st, 2010
  • For Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) sub-sample: ability to read and write since they will be asked to participate in the PRO part of the study. Selection will not be based on the disease stage of each patient, in order to avoid a selection bias.
  • Tumour tissue samples (in paraffin-embedded blocks) suitable for EGFR mutation testing available.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mixed histology of small cell and non-small cell lung cancer.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01069835

Russian Federation
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Barnaul, Altaiskiy Krai, Russian Federation
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Birobidzhan, EAO, Russian Federation
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Khabarovsk, Khabarovskiy Krai, Russian Federation
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Khanty-Mansyisk, Khanty-Mansyiskyi AO, Russian Federation
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Krasnodar, Krasnodarskiy Krai, Russian Federation
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Vladivostok, Primorskiy Krai, Russian Federation
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Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha, Russian Federation
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Kazan, Resp. of Tatarstan, Russian Federation
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Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation
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Belgorod, Russian Federation
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Blagoveschensk, Russian Federation
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Chita, Russian Federation
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Engels, Russian Federation
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Irkutsk, Russian Federation
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Kemerovo, Russian Federation
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Khimki, Russian Federation
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Moscow, Russian Federation
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Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation
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Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
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Obninsk, Russian Federation
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Omsk, Russian Federation
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Orel, Russian Federation
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Perm, Russian Federation
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Pyatigorsk, Russian Federation
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Samara, Russian Federation
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St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
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Tomsk, Russian Federation
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Tula, Russian Federation
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Volgograd, Russian Federation
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Yuzno-Sakhalinsk, Russian Federation
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Zhukovsky, Russian Federation
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01069835     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-ORU-IRE-2009/1
First Submitted: February 15, 2010
First Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Non small cell lung cancer
EGFR mutation

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