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Oxaliplatin in Treating Patients With Metastatic Bladder Cancer

2014-08-27 03:58:20 | 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 oxaliplatin in treating patients who have metastatic bladder cancer.

Description

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the response rate, duration of response, and overall survival of patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma treated with oxaliplatin. II. Determine the toxicity, including objective measurement of neurotoxicity, of oxaliplatin in these patients treated with this regimen.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients are stratified by platinum therapy status (platinum sensitive vs platinum resistant). Patients receive oxaliplatin IV over 2 hours on day 1. Courses repeat every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression, other illness that would preclude administration of study drug, or unacceptable toxicity. Patients are followed for a minimum of 2 years or until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 12-37 patients will be accrued for this study within 2 years.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Bladder Cancer

Intervention

oxaliplatin

Location

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60640

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:20-0400

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Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.

A HERNIA-like condition in which the weakened pelvic muscles cause the URINARY BLADDER to drop from its normal position. Fallen urinary bladder is more common in females with the bladder dropping into the VAGINA and less common in males with the bladder dropping into the SCROTUM.

Involuntary discharge of URINE as a result of physical activities that increase abdominal pressure on the URINARY BLADDER without detrusor contraction or overdistended bladder. The subtypes are classified by the degree of leakage, descent and opening of the bladder neck and URETHRA without bladder contraction, and sphincter deficiency.

An abnormal passage in the URINARY BLADDER or between the bladder and any surrounding organ.

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