Doxorubicin Plus Estramustine in Treating Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2001 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002721
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: February 6, 2009
Last verified: January 2001
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of doxorubicin plus estramustine in treating patients with metastatic recurrent prostate cancer that does not respond to hormone therapy.


Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer
Drug: doxorubicin hydrochloride
Drug: estramustine phosphate sodium
Procedure: drug resistance inhibition treatment
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A PHASE I TRIAL OF ESTRAMUSTINE PHOSPHATE AND DOXORUBICIN IN HORMONE REFRACTORY METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Estimated Enrollment: 18
Study Start Date: March 1995
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Estimate the maximum tolerated dose of weekly intravenous doxorubicin (DOX) that can be given in combination with oral estramustine (EM) in patients with metastatic prostate cancer refractory to treatment with hormonal agents. II. Assess the frequency of expression of the multidrug resistance phenotype in biopsy specimens from these patients. III. Assess the response to DOX/EM in these patients.

OUTLINE: 2-Drug Combination Chemotherapy. Doxorubicin, DOX, NSC-123127; Estramustine, EM, NSC-89199.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Three to 18 patients will be entered.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Biopsy proven metastatic prostate cancer Biopsy requirement waived at principal investigator's discretion if new disease site technically inaccessible and PSA elevated Recurrent disease following orchiectomy, estrogen, or gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist therapy If previously irradiated: Progressive disease outside prior radiotherapy field required No brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Not specified Hematopoietic: Not specified Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL ALT/AST less than 3 times greater than normal Renal: Not specified Cardiovascular: Left ventricular ejection fraction at least 45% No NYHA class III/IV status No unstable angina Other: No Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or other inflammatory bowel syndrome

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: No prior doxorubicin or estramustine Endocrine therapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 30 days since flutamide Estrogen or gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists discontinued prior to treatment Radiotherapy: At least 6 weeks since radiotherapy Surgery: Not specified

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002721

Locations
United States, New Mexico
University of New Mexico Cancer Research & Treatment Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87131
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of New Mexico
Investigators
Study Chair: Anthony Y. Smith, MD University of New Mexico Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002721     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000064574, UNM-2394C, NCI-V96-0816
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: February 6, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
recurrent prostate cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Doxorubicin
Estramustine
Sodium phosphate
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cathartics
Gastrointestinal Agents

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