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Preoperative Chemoradiation With Capecitabine and Cetuximab

2014-07-24 14:25:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

- feasibility and tolerance of preoperative therapy with Cetuximab in combination with Capecitabine and radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced operable rectal carcinoma

- collection of response rate (T-downstaging, pathological complete remission), correlation of responsiveness with EGFR-status

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Rectal Cancer

Intervention

Capecitabine, Cetuximab

Location

Hospital BHB St. Veit/Glan, Surgery
St. Veit a. d. Glan
Carinthia
Austria
9330

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:25:32-0400

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