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The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if BMS-247550 added to the approved therapy of capecitabine (Xeloda) provides measurable clinical benefits over capecitabine alone in women with metastatic breast cancer. Patients should have previously received an anthracycline and a taxane. The safety of this treatment will also be studied.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ixabepilone + Capecitabine, Capecitabine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:25-0400
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if ixabepilone plus capecitabine or docetaxel plus capecitabine can shrink or slow the growth of the cancer in women with metastatic...
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if BMS-247550 added to the approved therapy of capecitabine is better than capecitabine alone in shrinking or slowing the growth of ...
The purpose of this study is to determine the DLT, MTD and recommended Phase II dose of ixabepilone in combination with capecitabine in Japanese patients with metastatic breast cancer
The purpose of this study is to test how BMS-247550 (ixabepilone) affects the removal of capecitabine from the body and how capecitabine affects the removal of BMS-247550 from the body.
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of capecitabine before surgery. The study will also help gain more information about the effects of the capecitabine on...
There is no single standard chemotherapy regimen for elderly patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC). A phase III trial has confirmed that both capecitabine monotherapy and capecitabine plus oxali...
Capecitabine is an oral prodrug of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) which is converted to 5FU by a series of reactions catalyzed by different enzymes, the last of the enzymes being thymidine phosphorylase (TP). ...
Capecitabine is a 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) derivative that is widely used in the treatment of colorectal cancer. The plasma ratio of dihydrouracil (UH ) to uracil (Ura) is expected to gain relevance as a...
After curative resection of stage II colon cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin (FL) or capecitabine is selectively recommended. However, there is little evidence of the effect...
Hand-foot syndrome (HFS), the most common side effect of capecitabine, is a dose-limiting cutaneous toxicity with only rare therapeutic options. The causative mechanisms of HFS are still unclear. Many...
A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
A hereditary disease characterized by multiple ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal nevoid and neoplastic anomalies. Facial trichilemmomas and papillomatous papules of the oral mucosa are the most characteristic lesions. Individuals with this syndrome have a high risk of BREAST CANCER; THYROID CANCER; and ENDOMETRIAL CANCER. This syndrome is associated with mutations in the gene for PTEN PHOSPHATASE.
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Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...