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A Dual-Cohort, Prospective, Observational Study of Unresectable Stage IIIB/IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients With and Without Bone Metastasis

Phase 4
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Pleural Effusion, Malignant

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Trial Information

A Dual-Cohort, Prospective, Observational Study of Unresectable Stage IIIB/IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients With and Without Bone Metastasis

Inclusion Criteria:

- Age greater than or equal to 18 years

- Histologically confirmed NSCLC (squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, large cell

- Unresectable Stage IIIB with pleural effusion or stage IV NSCLC

- ECOG performance status of 0 or 1

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients who received an IV bisphosphonate (e.g.pamidronate; zoledronic acid)

- Patients who received an oral bisphosphonate therapy in the 6 months prior to
screening (alendronate; etidronate; risedronate; tiludronate; ibandronate)

- Patients who are currently receiving any investigational drugs that are suspected to
have renal toxicity and/or are excreted by the kidneys

- Known clinically significant hypersensitivity to zoledronic acid or other
bisphosphonates or any of the excipients in the formulation of zoledronic acid
(mannitol, sodium citrate)

- Abnormal renal function or creatinine clearance

- Unstable brain metastasis

- Women of childbearing potential not using a medically recognized form of
contraception, as well as women who are breastfeeding

- Patients with nonmalignant conditions which would confound the evaluation of the
primary endpoint, impair tolerance of therapy, or prevent compliance to the protocol

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Group 1: Time to the first occurrence of an skeletal related event (SRE) in unresectable stage IIIB/IV NSCLC patients with bone metastases

Principal Investigator

L. Lacerna, MD

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

Novartis Pharmaceuticals


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

November 2004

Completion Date:

November 2007

Related Keywords:

  • Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Bone Metastases
  • Bone Markers
  • NTX
  • zoledronic acid
  • Registry
  • Unresectable Stage IV Non Small-cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
  • Unresectable Stage IIIB NSCLC with Pleural Effusion
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Effusion, Malignant



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