Pemetrexed as First Line Chemotherapy for Advanced Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00065533
First received: July 28, 2003
Last updated: June 21, 2007
Last verified: June 2007
  Purpose

The purposes of this study are to determine the safety of pemetrexed and any side effects that might be associated with it, whether pemetrexed can help patients with breast cancer and how much pemetrexed should be given to patients.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Drug: pemetrexed
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of Two Doses of ALIMTA (Pemetrexed) as First Line Chemotherapy for Advanced Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess tumor response.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the toxicity profile of two doses of pemetrexed in breast cancer patients.
  • To assess the following time-to-event efficacy variables: time to response, duration of response, duration of stable disease, time to documented progressive disease, time to treatment failure, progression-free survival, and overall survival.
  • To identify the relationships, if any, that may exist between various molecular markers and pemetrexed efficacy and toxicity.

Enrollment: 92
Study Start Date: May 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2005
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of old.
  • Have been diagnosed with breast cancer
  • At least one year disease-free interval after initial treatment.
  • Have pre-study laboratory tests that are within the requirements of this study.
  • Be able to visit the doctor's office weekly during the treatment period.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • To be pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • To be currently taking aspirin or aspirin- like medicine and unable to stop for a few days during each cycle of therapy.
  • To have received prior chemotherapy for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Patients may have received prior hormonal treatment.
  • To have another illness that your doctor thinks would make you unable to participate.
  • To be unable or not willing to take folic acid and vitamin B12.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00065533

Locations
Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Capitol Federal, Argentina
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S.M. De Tucuman, Argentina
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Tucuman, Argentina
Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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Leuven, Belgium
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Namur, Belgium
Germany
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Munich, Germany
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Wiesbaden, Germany
Romania
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Bucuresti, Romania
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Cluj, Romania
Spain
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Badalona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
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Santander, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
United Kingdom
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00065533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7491, H3E-MC-JMGE
Study First Received: July 28, 2003
Last Updated: June 21, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Pemetrexed
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Folic Acid Antagonists
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites

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