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A Study Comparing Pemetrexed Plus Best Supportive Care Versus Best Supportive Care Alone in the Treatment of Mesothelioma

2014-08-27 03:50:06 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Based on results from earlier clinical trials, Pemetrexed may have antitumor activity as a first-line agent in the treatment of mesothelioma. Given this, it is hypothesized that Pemetrexed may be active in second-line mesothelioma in which the standard treatment is best supportive care. This study will compare survival of previously treated patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma who receive Pemetrexed plus best supportive care to the survival of similar patients who receive best supportive care alone.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Mesothelioma

Intervention

Pemetrexed

Location

For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559)
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
K1H8L6

Status

Completed

Source

Eli Lilly and Company

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:50:06-0400

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A peritoneal mesothelioma affecting mainly young females and producing cysts of variable size and number lined by a single layer of benign mesothelial cells. The disease follows a benign course and is compatible with a normal life expectancy, requiring occasionally partial excision or decompression for relief of pain or other symptoms. Malignant potential is exceptional. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1345)

A guanine-derived ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT that functions as a NUCLEIC ACID SYNTHESIS INHIBITOR through its binding to, and inhibition of, THYMIDYLATE SYNTHASE.

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A calbindin protein that is differentially expressed in distinct populations of NEURONS throughout the vertebrate and invertebrate NERVOUS SYSTEM, and modulates intrinsic neuronal excitability and influences LONG-TERM POTENTIATION. It is also found in LUNG, TESTIS, OVARY, KIDNEY, and BREAST, and is expressed in many tumor types found in these tissues. It is often used as an immunohistochemical marker for MESOTHELIOMA.

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