Trial record 4 of 223 for:    nasopharyngeal cancer | "Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms"

Benefit of Adding Chemotherapy for Advance Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (T1-4N2-3M0)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2010 by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Hong Kong Nasopharyngeal Cancer Study Group Limited
Information provided by:
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00563927
First received: November 21, 2007
Last updated: July 6, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
  Purpose

To test the therapeutic ratio of additional chemotheray on advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.


Condition Intervention
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Procedure: Conventional RT
Drug: Cisplatin
Drug: 5-fluorouracil

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Randomized Study on Therapeutic Gain Achieved By Addition of Chemotherapy for T1-4N2-3M0 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Failure free survival rate [ Time Frame: 5 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Disease-specific survival rate [ Time Frame: 5-year ]
  • Overall survival rate [ Time Frame: 5-year ]
  • Complication-free rates [ Time Frame: 5-year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 340
Study Start Date: March 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2009
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Undifferentiated or non-keratinizing carcinoma
  • Tumor staged as N2-3
  • No evidence of distant metastasis M0
  • Performance status:0-2
  • Marrow: WBC >= 4 and platelet >= 100
  • Renal: creatinine clearance >= 60
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • WHO type I squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma
  • Age >= 70
  • Palliative intent or tumor extent mandating AP opposing facio-cervical fields
  • Prior malignancy except adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, in situ cervical cancer, or other cancer for which the patient has been disease-free for 5 years
  • Previous radiotherapy (except non-melanomatous skin cancers outside the intended RT treatment volume
  • Previous chemotherapy
  • Patient is pregnant or lactating
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00563927

Locations
China
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Hong Kong, China
Queen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong, China
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong, China
Tuen Mun Hospital
Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Nasopharyngeal Cancer Study Group Limited
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wai Hon LAU, Dr Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00563927     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L/M-77 TO PYH08/79, HARECCTR0500023, NPC99-01
Study First Received: November 21, 2007
Last Updated: July 6, 2010
Health Authority: Hong Kong: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong:
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
T1-4N2-3M0

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Squamous Cell
Pharyngeal Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Pharyngeal Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Cisplatin
Fluorouracil
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 23, 2014