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A Randomized Placebo Controlled Study of OSI-774 (Tarceva (TM)) Plus Gemcitabine in Patients With Locally Advanced, Unresectable or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Pancreatic Cancer

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Trial Information

A Randomized Placebo Controlled Study of OSI-774 (Tarceva (TM)) Plus Gemcitabine in Patients With Locally Advanced, Unresectable or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

Histologically or cytologically confirmed diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the
pancreas;cancer which is unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic.

Must have evidence of disease (clinical or radiological). Male or female, 18 years or
older. Patients may have received prior radiation treatment for management of local
disease providing that disease progression has been documented.

All toxicities have resolved, and the last fraction of radiation treatment was completed
at least 4 weeks prior to randomization.

Patients may not have received prior chemotherapy, other then 5FU (+/- folic acid) or
gemcitabine given concurrently with radiation treatment as a 'radiosensitiser.'

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

October 2001

Completion Date:

September 2004

Related Keywords:

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Tarceva, EGFR, erlotinib, OSI-774
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms



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