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The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, toxicity and maximum tolerated dose of single doses of STA-4783/paclitaxel in combination when administered intravenously to patients with refractory cancer. To determine the pharmacokinetics of STA-4783 and paclitaxel when co-administered.
To assess the anti-tumor activity of STA-4783 and paclitaxel when co-administered.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:33:14-0400
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