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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 chemotherapy drug may kill more tumor cells.
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the anti-tumor activity of docetaxel and carboplatin in women with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the breast. II. Determine the objective response rate, time to progression, and survival in patients treated with this regimen. III. Determine the toxic effects of this regimen in these patients. IV. Assess the common functional polymorphisms in genes involved in chemotherapeutic response to improve prediction of clinical outcomes and provide insight into the potential for genotype-specific drug dosage.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive docetaxel IV over 1 hour and carboplatin IV over 30 minutes on day 1. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients who achieve stable disease (SD), partial response (PR), or complete response (CR) may receive 4 additional courses past SD, PR, or CR. Patients are followed every 6 months for 2 years and then annually for 3 years.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A maximum of 55 patients will be accrued for this study within 11 months.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
CCOP - Scottsdale Oncology Program
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:32-0400
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as carboplatin and docetaxel, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from div...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as docetaxel and carboplatin, use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Monoclonal antibodies, such as t...
Presurgical Treatment With Single-Agent Trastuzumab or Lapatinib or the Combination of Trastuzumab and Lapatinib, Followed by Six Cycles of Docetaxel & Carboplatin With Trastuzumab or Lapatinib or the Combination of Trastuzumab and Lapatinib in Patients W
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