Lerisetron Compared With Granisetron in Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Men Being Treated With Radiation Therapy for Stage I Seminoma

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2007 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004219
First received: January 28, 2000
Last updated: August 1, 2013
Last verified: June 2007
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Antiemetic drugs may help to reduce or prevent nausea and vomiting in patients treated with radiation therapy. It is not yet known whether lerisetron is more effective than granisetron in preventing nausea and vomiting.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to compare the effectiveness of lerisetron with that of granisetron in preventing nausea and vomiting in men who are being treated with radiation therapy for stage I seminoma.


Condition Intervention Phase
Nausea and Vomiting
Testicular Germ Cell Tumor
Drug: granisetron hydrochloride
Drug: lerisetron
Radiation: radiation therapy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: A Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Dose Levels of Lerisetron Compared With Granisetron in Patients Receiving Radiotherapy for Stage I Seminoma

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

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Compare the efficacy and safety of lerisetron versus granisetron hydrochloride in the prevention of radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in men with stage I testicular seminoma.

OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, parallel, multicenter study. Patients are randomized to one of three treatment arms. Arm I: Patients receive oral lerisetron with an oral placebo once daily for 14 days. Arm II: Patients receive oral lerisetron once daily for 14 days. Arm III: Patients receive oral granisetron hydrochloride once daily for 14 days. At 1-2 hours following antiemetics, all patients undergo concurrent daily radiotherapy for at least 10 out of 14 days. Patients are followed daily for 10 days.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 150 patients (50 per treatment arm) will be accrued for this study.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Diagnosis of stage I seminoma No clinical evidence of brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 to 70 Sex: Male Performance status: Not specified Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Not specified Hepatic: No significant hepatic impairment Renal: No significant renal impairment Other: No known hypersensitivity to serotonin antagonists No prior anticipatory emesis No communication impairments (e.g., language problem, poor mental development, or impaired cerebral function) that would preclude study

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Not specified Endocrine therapy: No concurrent corticosteroids except topical 1% hydrocortisone or equivalent Radiotherapy: No prior radiotherapy Surgery: Not specified Other: At least 48 hours since prior antiemetics No other concurrent antiemetics

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Simbec Research
Investigators
Study Chair: David P. Dearnaley, MD, FRCP, FRCR Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004219     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SIMBEC-RD526/21494, CDR0000067456, EU-99027
Study First Received: January 28, 2000
Last Updated: August 1, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
nausea and vomiting
stage I malignant testicular germ cell tumor
testicular seminoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nausea
Vomiting
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Testicular Neoplasms
Seminoma
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Endocrine System Diseases
Testicular Diseases
Gonadal Disorders
Germinoma
Granisetron
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Gastrointestinal Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents

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