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Gene Expression Profiling of Metastatic Breast Cancer Predict the Therapeutic Response to Chemotherapy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jun Ren, Beijing Cancer Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2010
Last updated: July 22, 2015
Last verified: July 2015
The investigators want to develop a gene expression profile the for prediction the chemotherapeutic response of patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Gene Expression Profiling of Metastatic Breast Cancer Predict the Therapeutic Response to Chemotherapy

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Further study details as provided by Beijing Cancer Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Chemotherapy response [ Time Frame: four-months ]
    Response to chemotherapy is assessed using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumor Group (RECIST) guidelines

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to disease progression [ Time Frame: six months ]
    Time to disease progression is measured from the date therapy is initiated to the date of documented disease progression.

  • Overall survival [ Time Frame: one year ]
    Overall survival is measured from the date therapy is initiated to the date of death or final follow-up.

  • clinical benefit response [ Time Frame: six months to one year ]
    clinical benefit response include CR,PR,SD

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
the tissue will be obtained by core niddle biopsy.

Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
  1. Metastatic breast cancer tissue is obtained from core needle biopsies pretreatment and is flash frozen and stored at -70℃ until processing.
  2. After patients received docetaxel combination thiotepa for two cycles, response is assessed using Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumor Group (RECIST) guidelines. Degree of response is used to divide the cancers into two groups—sensitive and resistant tumours.
  3. The gene expression in metastatic breast cancer tissue sample is detected by microarray to screen gene markers that are differently expressed between groups
  4. Statistical analysis is performed using unsupervised hierarchical cluster.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
female patients with metastatic breast cancer treated by Docetaxel-based chemotherapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients should be histologically confirmed with metastatic breast cancer;
  • Patients who had completed the planned chemotherapy regimen with no major protocol violation;
  • an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0-2;
  • At least one measurable lesion;
  • Normal cardiac, hepatic, renal and bone marrow functions;
  • Life expectancy ≥3 months;
  • Discontinuity of previous chemotherapy for a minimum of 4 weeks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous history of other malignancies;
  • previous surgery history on the needle biopsy organ;
  • Central nervous system metastases;
  • Serious or uncontrolled concurrent medical illness.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01198301

Beijing Cancer Hospital
Beijing, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Beijing Cancer Hospital
Principal Investigator: Zheng Wang, PhD Beijing Cancer Hospital
Study Chair: Jun Ren, MD Beijing Cancer Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jun Ren, Director, Beijing Cancer Hospital Identifier: NCT01198301     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GEP
Study First Received: September 9, 2010
Last Updated: July 22, 2015

Keywords provided by Beijing Cancer Hospital:
Metastatic Breast Neoplasms
Gene Expression Profiling
Drug Therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Neoplastic Processes
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