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Irofulven in Treating Patients With Stage IV Melanoma

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005968
First received: July 5, 2000
Last updated: May 28, 2013
Last verified: December 2002
  Purpose

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

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of irofulven in treating patients who have stage IV melanoma.


Condition Intervention Phase
Melanoma (Skin)
Drug: irofulven
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter Phase II Trial of MGI-114 in Patients With Stage IV Malignant Melanoma

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Further study details as provided by University of Colorado, Denver:

Study Start Date: November 1999
Study Completion Date: December 2002
Primary Completion Date: December 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the response rate and duration of response in patients with stage IV malignant melanoma treated with 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene. II. Determine the toxicity of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene IV over 5 minutes on days 1-5. Treatment repeats every 4 weeks for a minimum of 2 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients with stable or responding disease after completion of course 2 receive additional courses. Patients are followed every 3 months for 5 years, and then annually thereafter until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 16-35 patients will be accrued for this study within 1 year.

  Eligibility

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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically proven stage IV malignant melanoma No prior chemotherapy OR No more than 1 prior chemotherapy containing regimen Measurable disease Brain metastasis allowed if adequately treated

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 OR Karnofsky 60-100% Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Hemoglobin at least 10 g/dL WBC at least 4,000/mm3 Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than upper limit of normal (ULN) ALT/AST no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance at least 50 mL/min Other: Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: See Disease Characteristics Recovered from any prior therapy No other concurrent therapy

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005968

Locations
United States, California
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Santa Monica, California, United States, 90404
United States, Colorado
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80220
United States, Illinois
Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, Illinois, United States, 60068
United States, Missouri
Ellis Fischel Cancer Center - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, United States, 65203
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
Investigators
Study Chair: Rene Gonzalez, MD University of Colorado, Denver
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99-0468.cc, UCHSC-99468, NCI-T99-0070
Study First Received: July 5, 2000
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by University of Colorado, Denver:
stage IV melanoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Melanoma
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nevi and Melanomas
Irofulven
Alkylating Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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