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A Phase Ⅱ Study of an All-Oral Combination of Low-dose Etoposide/Capecitabine in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Previously Treated With Anthracyclines and/or Taxanes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tao OUYANG, Peking University Identifier:
First received: April 28, 2012
Last updated: February 24, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
This is a single-center, open-lable, non-comparative, prospective, phase Ⅱ efficacy and safety study. Eligible patients are enrolled in a single group. The investigators propose to determine the efficacy and safety of low-dose metronomic chemotherapy with Etoposide/Capecitabine in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer Previously Treated with Anthracyclines and/or Taxanes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Drug: Capecitabine
Drug: Etoposide
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase Ⅱ Study of an All-Oral Combination of Low-dose Etoposide/Capecitabine in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Previously Treated With Anthracyclines and/or Taxanes

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Further study details as provided by Peking University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical benefit rate [ Time Frame: 24 weeks after the treatment ]
    Clinical benefit is defined as CR, PR, SD≥24 weeks.

Enrollment: 54
Actual Study Start Date: January 2013
Study Completion Date: December 2016
Primary Completion Date: July 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Experimental Drug: Capecitabine
Drug:capecitabine 700mg/m2, twice daily on days 1-14.
Drug: Etoposide
Etoposide 30mg/m2, once daily on days 1-7.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • female patients between 18 and 65 years old
  • patients with metastatic breast cancer previousely treated with A/T
  • able and willing to give consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant or lactating females
  • other tumor history
  • instable complication (e.g., myocardial infarction within 6 months,arrhythmia, unstable diabetes, hypercalcemia) or uncontrolled infection
  • concurrent disease or condition that would make the patient inappropriate for study participation
  • resist to participate in the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01589159

China, Beijing
Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute
Beijing, Beijing, China, 100142
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Yan Wei, Doctor Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tao OUYANG, Chairman of Breast Center, Peking University Identifier: NCT01589159     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BCP09
Study First Received: April 28, 2012
Last Updated: February 24, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Etoposide phosphate
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
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