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A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Phase Lll Study in Patients With Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Colon or Rectum Who Are Receiving First-line Chemotherapy With Oxaliplatin/5-fluorouracil/Leucovorin With PTK787/ZK 222584 or Placebo

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Colorectal Neoplasms, Colonic Neoplasms, Rectal Neoplasms

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Trial Information

A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Phase Lll Study in Patients With Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Colon or Rectum Who Are Receiving First-line Chemotherapy With Oxaliplatin/5-fluorouracil/Leucovorin With PTK787/ZK 222584 or Placebo

Inclusion Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

- Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer coming for initial chemotherapy

- Documented metastatic colorectal cancer

- WHO Performance Status of 0, 1, or 2

- Measurable tumors

- Adequate hematologic status, liver and kidney function

- Life expectancy greater than 12 weeks

- Written informed consent obtained

Exclusion criteria:

- History or presence of central nervous system disease

- Patients with a history of another primary cancer within 5 years

- Prior chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer

- Prior full field radiotherapy within 4 weeks or limited field radiotherapy within 2
weeks before entry to study

- Major surgery within 4 weeks or minor surgery within 2 weeks before entry to study

- Investigational drugs within 4 weeks before entry to study

- Prior therapy with anti-VEGF agents

- Any prior therapy with oxaliplatin or allergy to platinum-containing drugs

- Peripheral neuropathy with functional impairment

- Female patients who are pregnant or breast feeding

- Any severe or uncontrolled medical conditions which could prevent participation in

- Patients who are taking Coumadin

Other protocol-defined inclusion / exclusion criteria may apply

Type of Study:


Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Progression free survival

Outcome Time Frame:

Throughout duration of study

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Novartis / Schering AG, Germany

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

Novartis / Schering AG, Germany


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:

CPTK787 0135/306241



Start Date:

February 2003

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Rectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • PTK787
  • Vatalanib
  • VEGF inhibitor
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Angiogenesis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Tumor
  • Neoplasms
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Rectal Neoplasms



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