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A Study of CBT-1 and Paclitaxel With Carboplatin in Patients With Advanced Inoperable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

2014-07-24 14:22:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Multiple Drug Resistance is the phenomena whereby cells become resistant to a variety of drugs with different mechanisms of action. Drug resistance remains a significant impediment to successful cancer chemotherapy inhibitors have been developed and are currently in clinical trials. CBT-1 is a natural product currently in clinical trials as an inhibitor

Description

Lung cancer has the highest incidence and prevalence among cancers in the world and remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Western countries. One-year survival of patients with best supportive care remains low. Non-small-cell lung cancer accounts for almost 85% of all lung cancer cases. Approximately 70% of patients have locally advanced or metastatic disease at presentation and are not candidates for surgery.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Intervention

CBT-1

Location

Arizona Clinical Research Center
Tuscon
Arizona
United States
85715

Status

Recruiting

Source

CBA Research

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:22:13-0400

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