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Effectiveness of KOS-862 in the Treatment of Lung Cancer

2014-08-27 03:54:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a potential drug known as KOS-862 or "Epothilone D" has an effect as a 2nd line treatment in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for patients having failed one prior platinum-containing chemotherapy regimen.

Description

To determine the antitumor activity, based on the confirmed objective response rate, of KOS-862, administered intravenously weekly for 3 weeks every 4 weeks, in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease has progressed following initial chemotherapy for advanced or metastatic disease.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Lung Cancer

Intervention

KOS-862

Status

Terminated

Source

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:30-0400

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Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.

Malignant neoplasm arising from the epithelium of the BRONCHI. It represents a large group of epithelial lung malignancies which can be divided into two clinical groups: SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER and NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CARCINOMA.

Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene (GENES, P53) whose normal function is to control CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in LEUKEMIA; OSTEOSARCOMA; LUNG CANCER; and COLORECTAL CANCER.

A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.

A form of highly malignant lung cancer that is composed of small ovoid cells (SMALL CELL CARCINOMA).

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