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Randomized Phase II Study: Temozolomide (TMZ) Concomitant to Radiotherapy Followed by Sequential TMZ in Advanced NSCLC Patients With CNS Metastasis Versus Radiotherapy Alone


Phase 2
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung

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Trial Information

Randomized Phase II Study: Temozolomide (TMZ) Concomitant to Radiotherapy Followed by Sequential TMZ in Advanced NSCLC Patients With CNS Metastasis Versus Radiotherapy Alone


Inclusion Criteria:



- Prior histologic confirmation of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

- Optional: NSCLC histologic confirmation of metastasis of NSCLC.

- Presence of unidimensionally measurable disease in the brain.

- No previous or current malignancies at other sites with the exception of adequately
treated in situ carcinoma of the cervix or basal and squamous carcinoma of the skin.

- Age: >18 years.

- Subjects must not have systemic disease that in the opinion of the investigator is in
immediate need of chemotherapy

- Karnofsky Performance status >=70%.

- Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >1,500/mm^3, platelets >100,000/mm^3, hemoglobin >8
g/dL.

- Serum creatinine and bilirubin <1.5 times upper normal limit of testing laboratory.

- Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
(SGPT) <3 times upper limit of testing laboratory.

- Palliative radiation therapy to thorax and bone or other organs (except brain) is
acceptable.

- Prior neurosurgery >2 weeks from initiating treatment with temozolomide.

- Cortisone medication stable or decreasing within 2 weeks prior to initiating
treatment with temozolomide.

- Patient is not pregnant or nursing and is advised and willing to use an effective
method of contraception.

- Written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Chemotherapy or biologic therapy within four weeks prior to initiating therapy with
temozolomide.

- Prior radiation therapy for brain <4 weeks from initiating therapy with temozolomide.

- Surgery within two weeks prior to temozolomide administration.

- RPA class III

- Patients with a single brain metastasis amenable to radiosurgery of resection

- Known HIV disease.

- Acute infection requiring intravenous antibiotics.

- Any reason making compliance to the protocol improbable.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Number of Participants With Progression-free Survival (6 Month)

Outcome Time Frame:

6 months

Safety Issue:

No

Authority:

Austria: Federal Ministry for Health and Women

Study ID:

P04071

NCT ID:

NCT00266812

Start Date:

March 2005

Completion Date:

August 2009

Related Keywords:

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • temozolomide
  • radiotherapy
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Neoplasm Metastasis

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