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New York, New York 10021


Purpose:

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 paclitaxel in treating patients with recurrent or progressive advanced epithelial ovarian cancer following previous paclitaxel.


Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the activity of paclitaxel when administered on a weekly schedule to patients with advanced ovarian cancer who have failed paclitaxel on a 3 or 24 hour infusion schedule. II. Evaluate the toxic effects of paclitaxel when administered on a weekly schedule in this patient population. III. Correlate response with quality of life outcomes, including symptom distress, performance status, and global quality of life. OUTLINE: This is a single center, open label study. Paclitaxel is administered intravenously every week as a 1 hour infusion. Patients receive prophylactic anti-allergy premedication prior to paclitaxel. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 25-30 patients accrued per year.


Criteria:

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed recurrent or progressive epithelial ovarian cancer defined as: A serial rise in CA 125 over a minimum of 3 samples to a level greater than 50% of the upper limit of normal OR Measurable or evaluable disease Disease progression following paclitaxel given by 3 or 24 hour infusion within the past 6 months PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Karnofsky at least 60% Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: AGC at least 1500/uL Platelet count at least 100,000/uL Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Other: No active or uncontrolled infections No history of grade 3-4 peripheral neuropathy of any etiology No previously developed severe hypersensitivity reactions to paclitaxel Not pregnant or lactating Patients of childbearing potential must use effective method of contraception PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Prior platinum based chemotherapy required Complete recovery from the myelosuppressive effects of prior chemotherapy for a minimum of 3 weeks At least one prior regimen of paclitaxel by 3 or 24 hour infusion within 6 months prior to study, with no intervening chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: No hormone therapy within 3 weeks of entry onto protocol Radiotherapy: No prior radiation therapy to major bone marrow ares within 4 weeks of entry onto protocol Surgery: Not specified


NCT ID:

NCT00002928


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Carol Aghajanian, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New York, New York 10021
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 24, 2017

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