Pamidronate Administration in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Novartis
Information provided by:
Spanish Breast Cancer Research Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00128297
First received: August 8, 2005
Last updated: September 25, 2009
Last verified: September 2009
  Purpose

The study objective is to evaluate the differences, in terms of first occurrence of a skeletal event, in patients with breast cancer and symptomatic bone metastases, when pamidronate is administered during 2 years, or when it is administered during 6 months, followed by a six month rest period, and again a 6 month treatment period.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Neoplasm Metastasis
Drug: Pamidronate
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Randomized, Multicentric Phase IV Clinical Trial for the Administration of Pamidronate in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

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Further study details as provided by Spanish Breast Cancer Research Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pamidronate efficacy to prevent first skeletal event

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of skeletal events per treatment arm
  • Quality of life per treatment arm
  • Overall survival

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: January 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2002
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent.
  • Up to two previous or current hormone therapy treatments for metastatic breast cancer are allowed.
  • Normal or borderline renal function (serum creatinine < 1.5 x upper normal limit [UNL]).
  • Normal calcium levels in serum, or slightly non-symptomatic high levels (< 1.25 x UNL).
  • Performance status 0, I or II in WHO scale.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with bisphosphonates in the 30 previous days, or any time if the indication was treatment of metastatic bone lesions.
  • Treatment with bisphosphonates is only allowed if the indication is hypercalcaemia.
  • Metastases in central nervous system (CNS).
  • Hypersensitivity to bisphosphonates or other components of the formula.
  • Pregnant or lactating women.
  • Previous or current treatment with a second chemotherapy line or a third hormone therapy line for metastatic disease.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00128297

Locations
Spain
Spanish Breast Cancer Research Group (GEICAM)
San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain, 28700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Spanish Breast Cancer Research Group
Novartis
Investigators
Study Chair: Agustí Barnadas, MD., PhD. Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Study Chair: Ana Lluch, MD., PhD. University of Valencia
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00128297     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GEICAM 2000-01
Study First Received: August 8, 2005
Last Updated: September 25, 2009
Health Authority: Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines

Keywords provided by Spanish Breast Cancer Research Group:
Breast cancer patients with symptomatic bone metastases

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Breast Diseases
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Skin Diseases

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