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Irofulven in Treating Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00003441
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 13, 2004
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2018
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brief Summary:

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 irofulven in treating patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Cancer Drug: Irofulven (MGI-114) Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the antitumor activity of 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene (MGI-114) when given daily for 5 days every 28 days to patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum. II. Evaluate the qualitative and quantitative toxicities of MGI-114 given on this schedule in this patient population.

OUTLINE: Patients receive 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene (MGI-114) IV over 5 minutes daily for 5 consecutive days. Courses are repeated every 28 days. The minimum treatment period is 2 courses. Treatment continues indefinitely in the absence of unacceptable toxic effects or disease progression. Patients are followed at the end of every other course while on the study, and then every 3 months thereafter until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 18-35 patients will be accrued for this study within 6-10 months.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 26 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of MGI-114 (NSC# 683863) Administered Intravenously for Five Days Every 28 Days to Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Study Start Date : August 1998
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 8, 2000
Actual Study Completion Date : November 8, 2000

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Irofulven
6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene (MGI-114) IV over 5 minutes daily for 5 consecutive days every 28 day cycle.
Drug: Irofulven (MGI-114)
IV over 5 minutes daily for 5 consecutive days. Courses repeated every 28 days. Minimum treatment period is 2 courses.
Other Names:
  • 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene
  • MGI-114

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Antitumor Activity of MGI-114 [ Time Frame: Every 28 day cycle ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum Bidimensionally measurable lesions Sentinel lesions outside the field of any prior radiation therapy No confirmed or suspected brain metastases

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Zubrod 0-1 Life expectancy: At least 12 weeks Hematopoietic: Granulocyte count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min Cardiovascular: No active congestive heart failure No uncontrolled angina At least 6 months since prior myocardial infarction No uncontrolled hypertension Other: Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception No concurrent serious infection No other malignancy within the past 5 years except nonmelanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix No overt psychosis or mental disability No life threatening illness (unrelated to tumor)

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No concurrent biologic therapy Chemotherapy: No prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease At least 6 months since prior adjuvant chemotherapy No other concurrent chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 4 weeks since prior radiation therapy and recovered No concurrent radiotherapy Surgery: At least 4 weeks since prior major surgery and recovered No concurrent surgery Other: At least 28 days since prior administration of any investigational drug No other concurrent anticancer therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00003441

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United States, Texas
University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Study Chair: Paulo Hoff, MD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00003441    
Other Study ID Numbers: DM97-308
P30CA016672 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
U01CA070172 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
MDA-DM-97308 ( Other Identifier: UT MD Anderson Cancer Center )
CDR0000066469 ( Registry Identifier: NCI PDQ )
First Posted: September 13, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
stage IV colon cancer
stage IV rectal cancer
recurrent colon cancer
recurrent rectal cancer
adenocarcinoma of the colon
adenocarcinoma of the rectum
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents