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RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.
PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of VX-853 in treating patients who have solid tumors who are receiving liposomal doxorubicin.
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety and tolerability of VX-853 in combination with doxorubicin HCl liposome in patients with relapsed or incurable solid tumors. II. Obtain pharmacokinetic profiles for various dosages of VX-853 administered in combination with doxorubicin HCl liposome. III. Achieve whole blood concentrations of VX-853 in the predicted therapeutically effective range and characterize the pharmacokinetics at these doses. IV. Document antitumor effects of VX-853 in combination with doxorubicin HCl liposome in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study of VX-853. Patients receive VX-853 orally every 8 hours on days 1-3 and doxorubicin HCL liposome IV over approximately 15 minutes beginning 26 hours after starting VX-853. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of VX-853 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 or more of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A maximum of 45 patients will be accrued for this study within approximately 18 months.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
VX-853, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride
Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center, Georgetown University
District of Columbia
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:26-0400
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