RAD001 and Temozolomide in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00576680
Recruitment Status :
Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2018
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
This research study will test the safety of RAD001 in combination with temozolomide.
Condition or disease
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Drug: RAD001Drug: Temozolomide
Phase 1Phase 2
Participants will take RAD001 by mouth daily. They will also take temozolomide by mouth daily for one week, followed by a one-week break period. This one-week on/one week off schedule for temozolomide will continue for the duration of the treatment.
After the first month of treatment, there will be a 7-day observation period during which no study medication will be taken to observe for any side effects.
During all treatment cycles (1 cycle is 28 days in length) participants will have a physical exam and will be asked questions about their general health and specific questions about any problems they may be experiencing. Initially, participants will come in every other week. At each of these visits, blood work will be taken to monitor the participants health.
After every 2 months of treatment, participants will have a CT scan or MRI done to see how the medication is working.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Locally unresectable or metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
Radiologic, operative, or pathology reports should document a pancreatic location of tumor
Patients must have confirmed low-grade or intermediate-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma
Patients must have at least one measurable site of disease according to RECIST criteria that has not been preciously irradiated
18 years of age or older
Minimum of two weeks since any major surgery, completion of radiation, or completion of all prior systemic anticancer therapy
Prior treatment with chemotherapy is allowed, with the exception of prior treatment with temozolomide or dacarbazine
No Prior therapy with RAD001 or any other mTOR inhibitor
ECOG Performance status 0,1 or 2
Life expectancy 12 weeks or more
Adequate bone marrow, liver and renal function as outlined in the protocol
Negative serum pregnancy test
Fasting serum cholesterol as outlined in protocol
Prior treatment with any investigational drug within the preceding 4 weeks
Chronic treatment with systemic steroids or another immunosuppressive agent
Patients should not receive immunization with attenuated live vaccines during study period or within 1 week of study entry
Uncontrolled brain or leptomeningeal metastases, including patients who continue to require glucocorticoids for brain or leptomeningeal metastases
Other malignancies within the past 3 years except for adequately treated carcinoma of the cervix or basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
Patients who have any severe and/or uncontrolled medical conditions or other conditions that could affect their participation in the study
Women who are pregnant or breast feeding
Patients who have received prior treatment with an mTOR inhibitor or temozolomide
Patients with known hypersensitivity to RAD001 or other rapamycins or to its excipients