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Bortezomib in Treating Patients With Persistent or Recurrent Ovarian Epithelial Cancer or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

2014-07-24 14:34:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Bortezomib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking the enzymes necessary for their growth.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of bortezomib in treating patients who have persistent or recurrent ovarian epithelial cancer or primary peritoneal cancer.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Determine the antitumor activity of bortezomib in patients with persistent or recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian epithelial or primary peritoneal carcinoma.

- Determine the nature and degree of toxicity of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Patients receive bortezomib IV twice weekly for 2 weeks. Courses repeat every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years, every 6 months for 3 years, and then annually thereafter.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 22-60 patients will be accrued for this study within 6-12 months.

Study Design

Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ovarian Cancer

Intervention

bortezomib

Location

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA
Los Angeles
California
United States
90095

Status

Completed

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:34:25-0400

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