Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Germ Cell Tumors That Have Not Responded to Previous Cisplatin
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002559|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 18, 2003
Last Update Posted : July 2, 2013
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy consisting of paclitaxel, cisplatin, and ifosfamide in treating patients who have ovarian or testicular germ cell tumors that are refractory to platinum-containing chemotherapy.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Ovarian Cancer Testicular Germ Cell Tumor||Biological: filgrastim Drug: cisplatin Drug: ifosfamide Drug: paclitaxel||Phase 1 Phase 2|
- Determine the toxicity and optimal dose of paclitaxel when combined with cisplatin and ifosfamide in patients with germ cell tumors with favorable prognostic features and resistance to cisplatin.
- Determine the efficacy of this regimen as salvage therapy in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study of paclitaxel.
Patients receive paclitaxel IV continuously on day 1 and cisplatin IV over 20 minutes and ifosfamide IV over 30 minutes on days 2-6. Filgrastim (G-CSF) is administered subcutaneously (SC) on days 7-18 or until blood counts recover. Treatment continues every 3 weeks for 4 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of paclitaxel until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 3 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. Additional patients receive paclitaxel at the MTD.
After completion of chemotherapy, some patients may undergo resection of residual masses.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 18-43 patients will be accrued for this study within 2 years.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||43 participants|
|Official Title:||PHASE I/II TRIAL OF TAXOL, IFOSFAMIDE, AND CISPLATIN FOR CISPLATIN-RESISTANT GERM CELL TUMOR PATIENTS WITH FAVORABLE PROGNOSTIC FEATURES|
|Study Start Date :||January 1994|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2003|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2003|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002559
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10021|
|Study Chair:||Robert J. Motzer, MD||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|