Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage II Bladder Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002919
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: July 1, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
  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 II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy following surgery in treating patients with stage II bladder cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Bladder Cancer
Biological: filgrastim
Drug: cisplatin
Drug: doxorubicin hydrochloride
Drug: methotrexate
Drug: vinblastine sulfate
Procedure: conventional surgery
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: PHASE II TRIAL OF THE COMBINATION OF TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION AND NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH INVASIVE UROTHELIAL TRACT TUMORS SELECTED BY STAGE AND P53 NUCLEAR EXPRESSION

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 1996
Study Completion Date: January 2003
Primary Completion Date: January 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of combination chemotherapy with methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin (MVAC) following aggressive transurethral resection of bladder tumors in patients with stage II transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder without nuclear overexpression of mutant p53. II. Determine the proportion of patients treated with this regimen in whom bladder preservation rather than radical cystectomy is possible.

OUTLINE: All patients undergo complete or near complete transurethral resection of the bladder tumor at entry or within 6 weeks prior to entry. Upon confirmation of staging and histology, patients receive combination chemotherapy with methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin (MVAC) every 21 days for 4 courses. Subcutaneous G-CSF is given with each course. Patients with a complete response after chemotherapy proceed to intravesical therapy or observation; those with a partial response, stable disease, or progression proceed to definitive surgery.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 30 patients will be entered over approximately 18 months.

  Eligibility

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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder that is clinical stage T2-3a N0 M0 by cystoscopy Cystoscopy performed at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) No multifocal carcinoma in situ No obstructive uropathy or palpable mass Pathologic confirmation of histology and no more than 20% positive expression of nuclear p53, as follows: On study following transurethral resection of the bladder (TURB) OR At TURB performed within 6 weeks of entry as part of initial staging

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Karnofsky 60%-100% Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,500 Platelets greater than 150,000 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 2.0 mg/dL Renal: Creatinine less than 1.5 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance greater than 60 mL/min per 1.73 square meters Cardiovascular: No NYHA class III/IV status Other: No concomitant malignancy other than basal cell skin carcinoma Negative pregnancy test required of fertile women Adequate contraception required of fertile women

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: No prior systemic chemotherapy No prior bladder irradiation

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002919

Locations
United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Investigators
Study Chair: Dean F. Bajorin, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002919     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 96-066, CDR0000065305, NCI-H97-1118
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: July 1, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:
stage II bladder cancer
transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Doxorubicin
Liposomal doxorubicin
Methotrexate
Vinblastine
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Abortifacient Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Dermatologic Agents
Folic Acid Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Antirheumatic Agents

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