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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 I trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy in treating patients who have advanced solid tumors.
- Determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxicity of irinotecan and capecitabine when given in combination with a fixed dose of oxaliplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors.
- Determine the pharmacokinetic parameters of this regimen in these patients.
- Determine the antitumor response of these patients treated with this regimen.
OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study of irinotecan and capecitabine.
Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours followed 1 hour later by irinotecan IV over 30 minutes once weekly for 4 weeks. Patients also receive oral capecitabine twice daily on days 1-5 weekly for 4 weeks. Treatment repeats every 6 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of irinotecan and capecitabine until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 3 or 2 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 9-15 patients will be accrued for this study within 9-15 months.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
capecitabine, irinotecan hydrochloride, oxaliplatin
Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:18-0400
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