An Observational Study of NeoRecormon (Epoetin Beta) in Cancer Patients With Anemia (FAST)

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 21, 2010
Last updated: October 6, 2014
Last verified: October 2014

July 21, 2010
October 6, 2014
January 2010
December 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To evaluate in daily routine practice the clinical benefit (i.e. transfusion avoidance, maintenance of general health status, professional and social activity) of NeoRecormon in anemic cancer patients, according to early response to treatment [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01168349 on Archive Site
  • To assess baseline characteristics of patients [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To assess the pattern of use of NeoRecormon in real-life practice and adherence to current guidelines [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To assess hemoglobin level evolution [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To assess the iron and vitamin status of patients [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To assess adverse events: pure red cell aplasia and thromboembolic events [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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An Observational Study of NeoRecormon (Epoetin Beta) in Cancer Patients With Anemia (FAST)
Pharmaco-epidemiological Observational Study of the Clinical Benefit of NeoRecormon® in Cancer Patients With Anemia, According to Early Response to Treatment

This observational study will evaluate the clinical benefit of NeoRecormon (epoe tin beta) in daily routine practice in cancer patients with anemia. Data will be collected from patients who are receiving chemotherapy for a solid tumor or hem atological malignancy. Patients will be followed for 28 weeks.

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Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample

Anemic cancer patients receiving NeoRecormon (epoetin beta)

Anemia, Neoplasms
Drug: epoetin beta [NeoRecormon]
As prescribed by physician
Intervention: Drug: epoetin beta [NeoRecormon]
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December 2010
December 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/=18 years of age
  • Patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy for a solid tumor, a hematological malignancy or an autograft for hematological malignancy
  • Patients for whom treatment with epoetin beta is started at the inclusion visit
  • Life expectancy >/=6 months according to the physician
  • Patients accepting and able to complete a French written questionnaire about his/her professional and social activities at each visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who received erythropoiesis-stimulating agents treatment, or red blood cell transfusion within 4 weeks before enrollment
  • Participation in a clinical trial in onco-hematology
  • Patients with myelodysplasia
  • Patients with more than one active malignancy at the time of enrollment
18 Years and older
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Hoffmann-La Roche
Hoffmann-La Roche
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Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
Hoffmann-La Roche
October 2014

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