Irinotecan in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Ewing's Sarcoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00276692|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2013
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as irinotecan, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well irinotecan works in treating patients with newly diagnosed Ewing's sarcoma.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Sarcoma||Drug: irinotecan hydrochloride||Phase 2|
- Assess the responsiveness of single-agent irinotecan hydrochloride in a patient population with newly diagnosed high-risk Ewing's sarcoma.
OUTLINE: This is an open-label, multicenter study.
Patients receive irinotecan hydrochloride IV over 1 hour on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days for 2 courses. After completion of 2 courses of therapy, patients may receive additional treatment at the discretion of the treating physician.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed periodically.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 35 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||35 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study of Irinotecan (CPT-11) in Children and Adolescents With High Risk Ewing's Sarcoma|
|Study Start Date :||August 2003|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2009|
- Response as measured by MRI following course 2
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00276692
|Study Chair:||Bruce Morland, MD||Birmingham Children's Hospital|