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Wilmington, North Carolina 28412


Purpose:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells. PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of paclitaxel and capecitabine in treating women who have metastatic breast cancer.


Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety, response rate, and efficacy of combination therapy with paclitaxel and capecitabine as first or second line therapy in women with metastatic breast cancer. OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive paclitaxel IV over 3 hours on day 1 and capecitabine orally twice daily on days 1-14. Treatment repeats every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed for survival status every 3 months upon completion of treatment. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 60 patients will be accrued for this study.


Criteria:

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically confirmed metastatic breast cancer Bidimensionally measurable disease Hormone receptor status: Not specified PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 to 75 Sex: Female Menopausal status: Not specified Performance status: Karnofsky 70-100% Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: ANC at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) Renal: Creatinine less than 1.5 times ULN Other: Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Eligible patients may have received prior chemotherapy in metastatic or adjuvant setting with the following exceptions: At least 12 months since prior fluoropyrimidine therapy At least 12 months since prior taxane therapy Only 1 previous chemotherapeutic regimen in the metastatic setting Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: At least 4 weeks since prior radiotherapy Surgery: Not specified


NCT ID:

NCT00005649


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
William J. Gradishar, MD
Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 24, 2017

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