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Study of Lonafarnib in Combination With Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Study P01901)(TERMINATED)

2014-08-27 03:55:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the overall survival of patients diagnosed with Stage 3b or 4 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with an oral Farnesyl Protein Transferase Inhibitor (Lonafarnib/SCH 66336) in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin with that of patients treated with placebo in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung

Intervention

Lonafarnib (SARASAR)

Status

Terminated

Source

Schering-Plough

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:39-0400

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