Nilotinib Pharmacokinetics (PK) in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yoon-Koo Kang, Asan Medical Center Identifier:
First received: September 11, 2009
Last updated: July 3, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

In patients who are receiving nilotinib, nilotinib plasma levels will be measured after 1 month of nilotinib treatment. The relationship between surgery type and nilotinib pharmakokinetic properties will be investigated in this study.

Condition Intervention
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Drug: Nilotinib

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pharmacokinetic Study of Nilotinib in Patients With Metastatic or Unresectable Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Showing Failure to Both Imatinib and Sunitinib

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Further study details as provided by Asan Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • nilotinib pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: Up to 3years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

blood about 4ml

Enrollment: 17
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients who receive nilotinib with failure to both imatinib and sunitinib
Drug: Nilotinib
Nilotinib 400mg bid daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with metastatic or unresectable gastrointestinal stromal tumor who failed to imatinib and sunitinib.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with metastatic or unresectable gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  • Patients receiving nilotinib after failure to imatinib and sunitinib
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00976612

Korea, Republic of
Asan Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asan Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Yoon-Koo Kang, M.D., PhD Asan Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Yoon-Koo Kang, Professor, Asan Medical Center Identifier: NCT00976612     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMC-ONCGI-0901
Study First Received: September 11, 2009
Last Updated: July 3, 2013
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Asan Medical Center:
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases processed this record on April 17, 2014