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The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of the three-drug combination paclitaxel, carboplatin, and gemcitabine to the two-drug combination gemcitabine and vinorelbine in patients with advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Upon determination of eligibility, patients will be randomly assigned to one of two treatment arms:
- Paclitaxel + Carboplatin + Gemcitabine
- Gemcitabine + Vinorelbine
For ever 2 patients treated, 1 will receive treatment A (Paclitaxel + Carboplatin + Gemcitabine) and 1 will receive treatment B (Gemcitabine + Vinorelbine). The study is not blinded so both the patient and the doctor will know which treatment has been assigned.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, Gemcitabine, Vinorelbine
Active, not recruiting
Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:27:30-0400
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