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A Multicenter, Randomized Trial for Stage IIIB or IV NSCLC Comparing Weekly Taxol(Paclitaxel) and Carboplatin(Paraplatin) Regimen Versus Standard Taxol and Carboplatin Administered Every Three Weeks, Followed by Weekly Taxol.

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung

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Trial Information

A Multicenter, Randomized Trial for Stage IIIB or IV NSCLC Comparing Weekly Taxol(Paclitaxel) and Carboplatin(Paraplatin) Regimen Versus Standard Taxol and Carboplatin Administered Every Three Weeks, Followed by Weekly Taxol.

Inclusion Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

- Confirmation of non-small cell bronchogenic carcinoma (epidermoid, squamous, adeno,
large cell anaplastic carcinoma, but no small cell or carcinoid) must be
histologically or cytologically confirmed.

- No prior antineoplastic chemotherapy, hormonal therapy or therapy with biological
response modifiers

- No previous irradiation to the only area of measurable disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Past or current history of neoplasm other than the entry diagnosis. Exceptions are
curatively treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, carcinoma in situ of the
cervix or other cancers treated by surgery or radiation with a disease free survival
longer than 5 years.

- Patients who have undergone surgery less than 3 weeks prior to enrollment.

- History of serious cardiac disease not adequately controlled.

- Patients with serious active infections or other serious underlying medical

- Uncontrolled diabetes mellitis.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

June 2000

Completion Date:

December 2004

Related Keywords:

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung



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