This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition kidney cancer
Treatment dha-paclitaxel
Phase phase 2
Sponsor Theradex
Start date April 2001
Trial identifier NCT00024388, CCF-IRB-4046, CDR0000068928, PROTARGA-P01-00-07, THERADEX-P01-00-07


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 DHA-paclitaxel in treating patients who have locally advanced, metastatic, or unresectable kidney 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 renal cell cancer Locally advanced OR Metastatic OR Unresectable Measurable disease No known or clinical evidence of CNS metastasis PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-1 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) SGOT or SGPT no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.5 mg/dL Cardiovascular: No uncontrolled ventricular arrhythmia No myocardial infarction within the past 3 months No superior vena cava syndrome Neurologic: No peripheral neuropathy greater than grade 1 No uncontrolled major seizure disorder No spinal cord compression Other: No other prior malignancy except: Curatively treated nonmelanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix OR Cancer curatively treated with surgery alone that has not recurred for more than 5 years No concurrent serious infection requiring parenteral therapy No unstable or serious concurrent medical conditions No psychiatric disorder that would preclude study Not pregnant or nursing Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception during and for 6 months after study PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: At least 28 days since prior immunotherapy No concurrent immunotherapy Chemotherapy: No prior chemotherapy for advanced disease No prior taxanes At least 28 days since prior chemotherapy No other concurrent chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: At least 28 days since prior hormonal therapy No concurrent hormonal therapy Radiotherapy: At least 28 days since prior large-field radiotherapy No concurrent radiotherapy Surgery: At least 14 days since prior major surgery Other: Concurrent bisphosphonates allowed if on stable dose for at least 30 days prior to study No other concurrent anticancer therapy

Additional Information

Official title Phase II Open-Label Study of Taxoprexin (DHA-Paclitaxel) Injection by 2-Hour Intravenous Infusion In Patients With Metastatic, Locally Advanced, or Unresectable Renal Cell Carcinoma
Description OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the tumor response rate, duration of response, and time to disease progression in patients with locally advanced, metastatic, or unresectable renal cell cancer treated with DHA-paclitaxel. II. Determine the overall survival of patients treated with this drug. III. Determine the toxicity profile of this drug in these patients. IV. Assess the quality of life of patients treated with this drug. OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive DHA-paclitaxel IV over 2 hours on day 1. Treatment repeats every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Quality of life is assessed at baseline, every 2 courses, and at completion of treatment. Patients are followed every 3 months. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 21-50 patients will be accrued for this study.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2008.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by National Cancer Institute (NCI).