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RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy in treating patients who have metastatic Ewing's sarcoma or primitive neuroectodermal tumor.
- Determine the activity of cisplatin and etoposide in terms of response of patients with metastatic Ewing's sarcoma or primitive neuroectodermal tumor.
- Assess the bone marrow and kidney toxicity of this regimen in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.
Patients receive cisplatin IV over 3 hours on days 1, 8, 15, 29, 36, and 43 and oral etoposide daily on days 1-15 and 29-43 in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 21-45 patients will be accrued for this study within 2 years.
Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Institute of Cancer Research - UK
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:00-0400
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An experimental sarcoma of mice.
An experimental sarcoma of mice.
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