Everolimus and Letrozole as Preoperative Therapy of Primary Breast Cancer in Post-menopausal Women

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00107016
First received: April 4, 2005
Last updated: February 28, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of the combination of everolimus and letrozole compared to placebo and letrozole as pre-surgical therapy in patients with newly diagnosed estrogen receptor positive breast cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Neoplasm
Drug: RAD001, Letrozole 2.5mg
Drug: Letrozole 2.5mg
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multi-center Study Assessing the Value of Adding Everolimus to Letrozole as Preoperative Therapy of Primary Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the added efficacy obtained by combining RAD001 and letrozole as preoperative therapy for four months in hormone-receptor positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the four month treatment as being predictive of clinical tumor response

Enrollment: 267
Study Start Date: March 2005
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: RAD001 + letrozole 2.5mg Drug: RAD001, Letrozole 2.5mg
Active Comparator: Letrozole 2.5mg Drug: Letrozole 2.5mg

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically-confirmed diagnosis of invasive breast cancer, previously untreated
  • Patients must be postmenopausal
  • Candidates for mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery
  • Primary tumor of above 2 cm diameter, measured by imaging
  • Clinical Stage M0
  • WHO performance status ≤1
  • Adequate bone marrow, liver, and renal function

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Multicentric invasive tumors
  • Bilateral or inflammatory breast cancer
  • Receiving concomitant anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy
  • Patients with an uncontrolled infection
  • Patients with other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical disease

Additional protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00107016

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00107016     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001C2222
Study First Received: April 4, 2005
Last Updated: February 28, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Breast Cancer
Cancer of the Breast
Neo-adjuvant
Primary breast cancer
postmenopausal
pre-operative

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Everolimus
Letrozole
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Aromatase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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