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A Comparison of Two Doses of Pemetrexed in Patients Who Have Lung Cancer

2014-08-27 03:54:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purposes of this study are to determine:

- the safety of pemetrexed and any side effects that might be associated with it

- how much pemetrexed should be given to patients.

It is possible that information collected during this study will be analyzed by the Sponsor in the future to evaluate pemetrexed for other possible uses or for other medical or scientific purposes other than those currently proposed.

Although pemetrexed has been shown to be effective in some patients with non-small-cell lung cancer, pemetrexed might not have beneficial effects for all patients.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Intervention

pemetrexed

Location

For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559)
Ankara
Turkey

Status

Completed

Source

Eli Lilly and Company

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:33-0400

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