This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition lung cancer
Treatments cisplatin, vinblastine sulfate, phosphorus p32, radiation therapy
Phase phase 1
Sponsor Center for Molecular Medicine
Start date November 1999
Trial identifier NCT00006212, CDR0000067812, CMM-99003, NCI-V00-1586


RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage tumor cells. Drugs such as phosphorus-32 may make the tumor cells more sensitive to radiation therapy. Chemotherapy combined with radiation therapy and phosphorus-32 may kill more tumor cells.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of phosphorus-32 plus radiation therapy and chemotherapy in treating patients who have stage II or stage III non-small cell lung cancer.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Primary purpose treatment

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically confirmed, previously untreated stage II, IIIA, or IIIB non-small cell lung cancer Unresectable or inoperable disease OR Refusal of surgery Tumor reachable by CT guided needle placement Bidimensionally measurable disease by chest x-ray or CT scan No clinical/radiographic evidence of metastatic disease PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Over 18 Performance status: Karnofsky 60-100% Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,000/mm3 Neutrophil count at least 1,900/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hemoglobin at least 9 g/dL (transfusion allowed) Hepatic: Adequate hepatic function Renal: BUN no greater than 25 mg/dL Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Other: Less than 5% weight loss Able to receive induction chemotherapy No second malignancy within the past 5 years except skin cancer Not pregnant Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Not specified Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: No prior radiotherapy to thorax Surgery: See Disease Characteristics No prior resection at primary site

Additional Information

Official title Phase I Study of Interstitial Colloidal 32P Integrated With External Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Non-Resectable or Medically Inoperable Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
Description OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the dosimetry and toxicity of interstitial phosphorus P32 colloid plus chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with previously untreated stage II, IIIA, or IIIB non-small cell lung cancer. II. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of phosphorus P32 colloid in these patients. III. Determine the response in patients treated with this regimen. OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study of phosphorus P32 colloid. Patients receive vinblastine IV on days 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; cisplatin IV over 30-60 minutes on days 1 and 29; and phosphorus P32 colloid interstitially on day 50. Patients with tumor size less than 8.0 cm receive radiotherapy following phosphorus P32 injection 5 days a week for 6.5 weeks. Patients with tumor size greater than 8.0 cm receive radiotherapy 5 days a week for 4.5 weeks prior to phosphorus P32 injection, and for an additional 2.5 weeks following injection. Cohorts of 3 patients receive escalating doses of phosphorus P32 colloid until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 3 patients experience dose limiting toxicity. Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years, and then every 6 months thereafter. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 50 patients will be accrued for this study within 4 years.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2013.
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