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Study of Cetuximab, Oxaliplatin, 5-FU/LV Versus Oxaliplatin, 5-FU/LV in Patients With Previously Treated Metastatic, EGFR-Positive Colorectal Cancer

2014-08-27 03:55:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare overall survival in patients with previously-treated metastatic, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-positive colorectal cancer treated with oxaliplatin, 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin (FOLFOX4) and cetuximab with FOLFOX4 alone.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Colorectal Cancer

Intervention

cetuximab, oxaliplatin, leucovorin, 5-fluorouracil, 5-fluorouracil, cetuximab

Location

ImClone Investigational Site
Little Rock
Arkansas
United States
72205

Status

Completed

Source

ImClone LLC

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:12-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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 chimeric monoclonal antibody that functions as an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT through its binding to the EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR, where it prevents the binding and signaling action of cell growth and survival factors.

Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.

Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (MCC stands for mutated in colorectal cancer).

5-Fluoro-2'-deoxyuridylate. An inhibitor of thymidylate synthetase. Formed from 5-fluorouracil or 5-fluorodeoxyuridine.

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