Study of Chemoembolisation Using Irinotecan Bead Prior to Surgery in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (PARAGON-II)
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Biocompatibles UK Ltd
First received: February 9, 2009
Last updated: March 28, 2013
Last verified: September 2011
The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Irinotecan Bead in the neoadjuvant treatment (i.e. the Irinotecan Bead is administered prior to surgery) of resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer.
Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Device: Irinotecan Bead
||Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||A Single Arm Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant Therapy Using Irinotecan Bead in Patients With Resectable Liver Metastases From Colorectal Cancer
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Tumour resectability at surgery [ Time Frame: 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Safety assessed by SAE and AE monitoring (NCI CTCAE v3.0) [ Time Frame: 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Device: Irinotecan Bead
Irinotecan eluting bead
Other Name: Irinotecan Bead, PARAGON Bead
The Primary Endpoint of this study is Tumour resectability at surgery. Secondary Endpoints:
- Safety assessed by SAE and AE monitoring (NCI CTCAE v3.0)
- Tumour response assessed by imaging (RECIST and necrosis)
- Viable residual tumour assessed by pathological evaluation of resected liver tissue.
- Recurrence (time and site) following resection
- Correlation of tumour response by imaging and pathology
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 80 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Presence of potentially resectable colorectal cancer liver metastases, with less than 60% liver tumour replacement. The consulting surgeon, according to local practice, will determine resectability.
- Patients having undergone complete resection of the primary tumour without gross or microscopic evidence of residual disease (R0), or the primary tumour is considered R0 resectable at screening.
- Age: 18-80 years.
- ECOG Status ≤2.
- No previous irinotecan-containing chemotherapy for advanced disease.
- Previous chemotherapy is allowed (unless it contained irinotecan), but must have ended at least one month prior to study entry.
- Presence of adequate contraception in fertile (M/F) patients. Pregnant or lactating women are excluded.
- Absence of any other previous malignancy other than adequately treated in situ carcinoma of the cervix or non-melanoma skin cancer (unless there has been a disease-free interval of at least 10 years).
- Patients should not have participated in another clinical trial with any investigational drug in the 30 days prior to enrolment.
- Peripheral neuropathy (CTC > grade 1)
- Uncontrolled congestive heart failure or angina pectoris, or hypertension or arrhythmia.
- History of significant neurologic or psychiatric disorders
- Active infection
- Written informed consent according to ICH/EU GCP, and any applicable local, national or international regulations.
- Patients with liver-dominant disease, defined as ≥80% of the tumour body burden confined to the liver. Unilobar disease, or bilobar disease suitable for treatment in a single chemoembolisation procedure, with a maximum of 4 lesions.
- Hematologic function: WBC ≥3.0 x 10*9/L, platelets ≥100 x 10*9/L, Absolute neutrophil count > 1.5 x 10*9/l.
Adequate organ function as measured by:
- Serum creatinine ≤2 x upper limit of normal (ULN).
- Serum transaminases (AST & ALT) ≤5 x ULN.
- Total bilirubin ≤1.5 x ULN.
- Prothrombin time >50% of normal.
- Extrahepatic metastases constituting >20% of tumour body burden.
Contraindications to irinotecan:
- Chronic inflammatory bowel disease and/or bowel obstruction.
- History of severe hypersensitivity reactions to irinotecan hydrochloride trihydrate.
- Severe bone marrow failure.
- Concomitant use with St John's Wort.
- Active bacterial, viral or fungal infection within 72 hours of study entry.
- Allergy to contrast media that cannot be managed with standard care.
Any contraindication for hepatic embolisation procedures:
- porto-systemic shunt.
- hepatofugal blood flow.
- severe atheromatosis.
- Contraindication to hepatic artery catheterisation, such as a patient with severe peripheral vascular disease precluding catheterisation.
- Other significant medical or surgical condition, or any medication or treatment regimens, that would place the patient at undue risk, that would preclude the safe use of chemoembolisation or would interfere with study participation.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00844233
|Medical University Vienna, AKH
|Vienna, Austria, 1090 |
|Centre Hépato-Biliaire, Hôpital Paul Brousse
|Villejuif, France, 94804 |
|Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust
|Basingstoke, United Kingdom, RG24 9NA |
|University Hospital Aintree
|Liverpool, United Kingdom, L9 7AL |
|North Manchester General Hospital
|Manchester, United Kingdom, M8 5RB |
Biocompatibles UK Ltd
||Professor Graeme Poston, MB, MS, FRCS
||Consultant General Surgeon
No publications provided by Biocompatibles UK Ltd
Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Jones RP, Dunne D, Sutton P, Malik HZ, Fenwick SW, Terlizzo M, O'Grady E, Koelblinger C, Stättner S, Stremitzer S, Gruenberger T, Poston GJ. Segmental and lobar administration of drug-eluting beads delivering irinotecan leads to tumour destruction: a case-control series. HPB (Oxford). 2013 Jan;15(1):71-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00587.x. Epub 2012 Oct 16.
||Biocompatibles UK Ltd
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||February 9, 2009
||March 28, 2013
||United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Spain: Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
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Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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