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Treatment of Anemia in Patients With Cancer Who Are Not Currently Receiving Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy

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: NCT00083486
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : May 27, 2004
Last Update Posted : April 27, 2011
Information provided by:
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of different doses of epoetin alfa for treating anemia in patients who have cancer; or patients who no longer have any signs of cancer, but remain anemic as a result of their treatment. These patients should not be currently receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy. A subject's participation in the study will last approximately 6 months. Subjects will receive weekly doses of epoetin alfa or placebo. Their hemoglobin will be tested every week.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anemia Drug: epoetin alfa Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : February 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anemia

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Body weight >/=99 lbs
  • ECOG 0-2
  • Anemia results from cancer, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or an association with hormonal therapy or immunotherapy
  • Screening hemoglobin level of </=11.0 g/dL for men or </=10.0 for women

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00083486

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United States, Arkansas
Heritage Physician Group-Oncology
Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States, 71913
United States, Georgia
Spalding Oncology Services
Griffin, Georgia, United States, 30224
United States, Illinois
Southern Illinois Hematology
Centralia, Illinois, United States, 62801
United States, Maryland
BioLab Research
Rockville, Maryland, United States, 20852
United States, New York
Slocum-Dickson Medical Group, PC
New Hartford, New York, United States, 13413
United States, North Carolina
NorthEast Urology Research
Concord, North Carolina, United States
United States, Ohio
Mid Ohio Oncology Hematology
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43213
United States, Pennsylvania
Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19102
United States, South Carolina
Caroline Cancer Center
Aiken, South Carolina, United States, 29403
Charleston Hematology Oncology
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29403
Charleston Cancer Care
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29406
United States, Tennessee
Volunteer Research Group
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37920
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00083486    
Other Study ID Numbers: CR010939
First Posted: May 27, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hematologic Diseases
Epoetin Alfa