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Oxaliplatin in Treating Patients With Advanced Cancer Plus Liver Dysfunction

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
City of Hope Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 6, 2000
Last updated: January 4, 2010
Last verified: January 2010

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of oxaliplatin in treating patients who have advanced cancer plus liver dysfunction.

Condition Intervention Phase
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
Drug: oxaliplatin
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of Oxaliplatin in Patients With Advanced Malignancies and Varying Degrees of Liver Dysfunction (Summary Last Modified 04/2000)

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Further study details as provided by City of Hope Medical Center:

Study Start Date: February 2000
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of oxaliplatin in patients with advanced malignancies and varying degrees of liver dysfunction. II. Determine the effects of hepatic dysfunction on the plasma pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of oxaliplatin in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation, multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to liver function as defined by the following: Group A: Normal liver function - Bilirubin, SGOT, and alkaline phosphatase no greater than upper limit of normal (ULN) Group B: Mild liver dysfunction - Bilirubin no greater than ULN; SGOT greater than ULN to 2.5 times ULN and/or alkaline phosphatase greater than ULN to 5 times ULN Group C: Moderate liver function - Bilirubin greater than ULN to 3.0 mg/dL and/or SGOT greater than 2.5 times ULN and/or alkaline phosphatase greater than 5 times normal Group D: Severe liver dysfunction - Bilirubin greater than 3.1 mg/dL and any SGOT or alkaline phosphatase Group E: Patients who have received a liver transplant Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Cohorts of 3-6 patients in groups B, C, and D receive escalating doses of oxaliplatin until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose- limiting toxicity.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 72 patients will be accrued for this study within 1.5 years.


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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed metastatic or unresectable malignancy for which no curative or palliative treatment exists No brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Karnofsky 60-100% Life expectancy: At least 2 months Hematopoietic: Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 WBC at least 3,000/mm3 OR Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Hepatic: Abnormal liver function allowed Renal: Creatinine normal OR Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min Cardiovascular: No symptomatic congestive heart failure No unstable angina pectoris No cardiac arrhythmia Other: No clinically significant neuropathy Not pregnant or nursing Fertile patients must use effective contraception No history of allergy to platinum compounds or antiemetics which may be used with study No uncontrolled concurrent illness (e.g., ongoing or active infection)

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No concurrent colony stimulating factors during first course of study Chemotherapy: No more than 3 prior regimens of chemotherapy At least 6 weeks since prior platinum chemotherapy At least 4 weeks since other prior chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: No prior radiotherapy to more than 30% of bone marrow Surgery: At least 10 days since placement of biliary shunt Other: No other concurrent investigational agents No concurrent antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV positive patients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005077

United States, California
Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope
Los Angeles, California, United States, 91010
USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90033-0800
University of California Davis Cancer Center
Sacramento, California, United States, 95817
United States, District of Columbia
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20307-5000
United States, Michigan
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
United States, New York
Albert Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center
Bronx, New York, United States, 10461
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
NYU School of Medicine's Kaplan Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10016
United States, Ohio
Ireland Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106-5065
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
City of Hope Medical Center
Study Chair: James H. Doroshow, MD Beckman Research Institute
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00005077     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067684, U01CA062505, R03CA080647, P30CA033572, CHNMC-PHI-26, CHNMC-IRB-99108, NCI-00-C-0172, NCI-NMOB-B00-033, PCI-99105, NCI-T99-0050
Study First Received: April 6, 2000
Last Updated: January 4, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by City of Hope Medical Center:
unspecified adult solid tumor, protocol specific

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antineoplastic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
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