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Trial record 86 of 721 for:    colon cancer AND 5-FU

Comparing Hepatic Intra-arterial Injection of Yttrium-90 Microspheres Versus Fluorouracil (5FU) in Colorectal Cancer Metastatic to the Liver Only

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 24, 2011
University Hospital, Ghent
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Jules Bordet Institute

Brief Summary:
This is a Phase III trial comparing hepatic intra-arterial injection of Yttrium-90 microspheres (selective internal radiation [SIR] spheres) versus infusional intravenous (IV) 5FU in colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver only and refractory to standard IV chemotherapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colorectal Neoplasm Secondary Malignant Neoplasm of Liver Device: SIR Spheres intra-arterial hepatic Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison Hepatic Intra-arterial Injection of Yttrium-90 Versus 5FU in Colorectal Cancer Metastatic to the Liver Only
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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Drug Information available for: Yttrium

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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:

  • Histologically proven colorectal adenocarcinoma, metastatic to the liver only.
  • Failure of prior chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer.
  • Adequate laboratory values of hematologic, renal and liver function
  • World Health Organization (WHO) performance status (PS) <= 2
  • Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating patients
  • Other tumor type than adenocarcinoma (leiomyosarcoma; lymphoma).
  • Patients with cirrhosis or other chronic liver disease
  • Thrombosis of the hepatic main artery of the portal vein
  • Lung shunting > 20% as determined by nuclear medicine breakthrough scan
  • Patients with serum bilirubin > 1.0 x upper limit of normal (ULN) or with AST and/or ALT and/or alkaline phosphatase > 5 x ULN
  • Patients with concurrent or within 4 week period administration of any other experimental drugs.
  • Other serious illness or medical conditions.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00199173

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Jules Bordet Institute
Brussels, Belgium, 1000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jules Bordet Institute
University Hospital, Ghent
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Principal Investigator: Alain Hendlisz, MD Jules Bordet Institute

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Responsible Party: Institut Jules Bordet Identifier: NCT00199173     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Sir-Spheres1
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 24, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011
Keywords provided by Jules Bordet Institute:
colorectal cancer
liver metastasis
intraarterial hepatic injection
yttrium loaded microspheres
colorectal neoplasm metastatic to the liver
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Liver Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Liver Diseases
Liver Extracts