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PS-341 in Treating Patients With Metastatic Malignant Melanoma

2014-07-24 14:34:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of PS-341 in treating patients who have metastatic malignant melanoma.

Description

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the progression-free survival at 18 weeks and overall survival of patients with metastatic malignant melanoma treated with PS-341. II. Determine the objective response rate of patients treated with this drug. III. Correlate p27 levels in tumor tissue with objective response rate in patients treated with this drug.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive PS-341 IV over 3-5 seconds on days 1, 4, 8, and 11. Courses repeat every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed every 3-6 months for up to 2 years after registration.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 22-50 patients will be accrued for this study within 12 months.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Melanoma (Skin)

Intervention

bortezomib

Location

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Scottsdale
Arizona
United States
85259

Status

Completed

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:34:24-0400

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