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Phase II Double Blind Randomized Trial Evaluating the Biologic Effect of Levonorgestrel on the Ovarian Epithelium in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer (IND# 79,610)


Phase 2
30 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Ovarian Cancer

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Trial Information

Phase II Double Blind Randomized Trial Evaluating the Biologic Effect of Levonorgestrel on the Ovarian Epithelium in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer (IND# 79,610)


OBJECTIVES:

Primary

- Determine the impact of levonorgestrel on the relative frequency of apoptosis in the
ovarian epithelium of patients at high risk for ovarian cancer.

Secondary

- Estimate the impact of this drug on proliferation and transforming growth factor-beta
(TGF-beta) expression in the ovarian epithelium of these patients.

- Assess the safety of this drug in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Patients
are stratified according to menopausal status (premenopausal vs postmenopausal). Patients
are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.

- Arm I: Patients receive oral levonorgestrel once daily.

- Arm II: Patients receive oral placebo once daily. In both arms, treatment continues for
4-6 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity, including on
the day of surgery. Patients then undergo prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy*.

After completion of study therapy, patients are followed at 1 year.

NOTE: * Patients who are unable to have surgery completed during the expected 4-6 weeks, may
continue levonorgestrel or placebo for a time period no > 5 months. Patients unable to
undergo surgery within 5 months are removed from the study.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 60 patients will be accrued for this study.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- At increased genetic risk for ovarian cancer AND planning to undergo risk-reducing
salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO)

- Has ≥ 1 intact ovary

- Patients enrolled on clinical trial GOG-0199 and planning to undergo RRSO allowed

- Submission of fixed ovarian tissue (FN01) required

- Must meet 1 of the following additional criteria:

- Family of the patient has a documented deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation and
either the patient herself has tested positive for a deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2
mutation or the patient has a first- or second-degree relative with a
deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation

- No patient with a deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation whose first- or
second-degree relative has tested negative for the exact same mutation

- The family contains members with ≥ 2 ovarian* and/or breast cancers among the
first- or second-degree relatives (male relatives must be counted) of the
patient within the same lineage (this condition may be satisfied by multiple
primary cancers in the same person or, where breast cancer is required to meet
this criterion, ≥ 1 breast cancer must have been diagnosed prior to menopause or
at age ≤ 50 years if age at menopause is unknown)

- The patient is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity (lineage via the mother) with one
first- degree or two second-degree maternal relatives with breast and/or ovarian
cancer* (where breast cancer is required to meet this criterion, ≥ 1 breast
cancer must have been diagnosed prior to menopause or at age ≤ 50 years if age
at menopause is unknown)

- The probability of carrying a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, given the family pedigree
of breast and ovarian cancers, exceeds 20%, as calculated by BRCAPRO NOTE:
*Ovarian cancer in relatives includes invasive ovarian epithelial cancer,
fallopian tube cancer, and primary papillary serous carcinoma of the peritoneum;
no germ cell tumors, granulosa cell tumors, or ovarian tumors of low malignant
potential

- No prior history of ovarian cancer, including low malignant potential cancers, or
primary papillary serous carcinoma of the peritoneum

- No prior or concurrent history of breast cancer, including ductal carcinoma in situ
(DCIS) of the breast

- Women with a history of hormone receptor-negative breast cancer (both estrogen
receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative) are eligible

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Not pregnant or nursing

- Negative pregnancy test

- Fertile patients must use effective nonhormonal contraception prior to the
prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy

- No prior history of deep vein thrombosis, stroke, liver disease, or heart attack

- No prior history of myocardial infarction

- No known bleeding disorders or hypercoagulable states

- No other malignancy, including ductal carcinoma in situ, within 1 year of systemic
therapy, except for nonmelanoma skin cancer

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- No prior chemotherapy regimen lasting ≥ 12 months

- No oral or intrauterine hormonal contraception or hormonal replacement therapy within
the past 3 months or injectable medroxyprogesterone within the past 12 months

- No intraperitoneal surgery within the past 3 months (including laparoscopy)

- No prior or concurrent radiotherapy to the pelvis

- No concurrent hormonal contraception

- No concurrent tamoxifen, raloxifene, estrogen, progesterone-like hormones, or other
hormonal medication (including hormone replacement therapy)

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

Percent of apoptotic epithelial cells

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Gus Rodriguez, MD

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

NorthShore University HealthSystem Research Institute

Authority:

United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:

GOG-0214

NCT ID:

NCT00445887

Start Date:

March 2008

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Ovarian Cancer
  • ovarian epithelial cancer
  • Ovarian Neoplasms

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Location

Roswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffalo, New York  14263
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
Bronson Methodist HospitalKalamazoo, Michigan  49007
West Michigan Cancer CenterKalamazoo, Michigan  49007-3731
Borgess Medical CenterKalamazooaa, Michigan  49001
University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer CenterMadison, Wisconsin  53792-6164
Memorial Hospital of South BendSouth Bend, Indiana  46601
University of Texas Medical BranchGalveston, Texas  77555-1329
CCOP - Northern Indiana CR ConsortiumSouth Bend, Indiana  46601
Saint Joseph Regional Medical CenterSouth Bend, Indiana  46617
Charles M. Barrett Cancer Center at University HospitalCincinnati, Ohio  45267-0526
Carilion Gynecologic Oncology AssociatesRoanoke, Virginia  24014
Central Baptist HospitalLexington, Kentucky  40503
Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer CenterWinston-Salem, North Carolina  27157-1096
St. Elizabeth Medical CenterEdgewood, Kentucky  41017
Riverside Methodist Hospital Cancer CareColumbus, Ohio  43214
Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial Health University Medical CenterSavannah, Georgia  31403-3089
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer CenterIndianapolis, Indiana  46202-5289
Masonic Cancer Center at University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, Minnesota  55455
Oklahoma University Cancer InstituteOklahoma City, Oklahoma  73104
University of Virginia Cancer CenterCharlottesville, Virginia  22908
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern UniversityChicago, Illinois  60611
Elkhart General HospitalElkhart, Indiana  46515
Lakeland Regional Cancer Care Center - St. JosephSt. Joseph, Michigan  49085
Center for Cancer Therapy at LaPorte Hospital and Health ServicesLa Porte, Indiana  46350
Evanston HospitalEvanston, Illinois  60201-1781
Michiana Hematology-Oncology, PC - ElkhartElkhart, Indiana  46514
Elkhart Clinic, LLCElkhart, Indiana  46514-2098
Michiana Hematology Oncology PC - La PorteLa Porte, Indiana  46350
Michiana Hematology-Oncology, PC - South BendMishawaka, Indiana  46545-1470
Michiana Hematology Oncology PC - PlymouthPlymouth, Indiana  46563
Lakeside Cancer Specialists, PLLCSaint Joseph, Michigan  49085
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer CenterColumbus, Ohio  43210-1240
FirstHealth Moore Regional Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer CenterPinehurst, North Carolina  28374
Gynecologic OncologyHinsdale, Illinois  60521
Women's Cancer Center - La CanadaLas Vegas, Nevada  89169
Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Treatment CenterCincinnati, Ohio  45220