Etoposide in Treating Patients With Advanced Ovarian or Cervical Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002478|
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : June 9, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2013
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of etoposide in treating patients who have refractory, recurrent, or metastatic ovarian or cervical cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cervical Cancer Ovarian Cancer||Drug: etoposide||Phase 2|
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of prolonged oral etoposide (VP-16) in patients with advanced ovarian epithelial or cervical cancer. II. Evaluate the frequency and severity of observed adverse effects in this patient population treated with prolonged oral VP-16.
OUTLINE: Patients receive etoposide by mouth once daily on days 1-21 every 4 weeks. Patients with responding disease continue treatment for up to 12 months in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients with stable disease continue treatment for up to 6 months in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: If 4-6 responses are observed in the first 25 patients, an additional 15 patients will be entered. The estimated duration of the study is 8 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study of Prolonged Oral VP-16 for Advanced Ovarian Epithelial and Cervical Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||June 1993|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2003|
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|Study Chair:||Peter G. Rose, MD||University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center|