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Trastuzumab in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer

2014-08-27 03:58:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies can locate tumor cells and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of trastuzumab in treating patients who have prostate cancer that has not responded to hormone therapy.

Description

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the activity of trastuzumab (Herceptin) in patients with progressive androgen dependent and independent prostate cancer. II. Study HER2 status by immunohistochemistry on prostate cancer biopsy samples. III. Study associations between HER2 protein expression on tumor cells and post-therapy changes in PSA in this patient population.

OUTLINE: Patients receive trastuzumab IV over 30 or 90 minutes once a week. Treatment continues for a maximum of 24 weeks in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression. Patients are followed for time to progression.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 14-25 patients will be accrued for this study within 6-9 months.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

trastuzumab

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10021

Status

Completed

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:33-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

A humanized monoclonal antibody against the ERBB-2 RECEPTOR (HER2). As an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT, it is used to treat BREAST CANCER where HER2 is overexpressed.

A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.

Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).

Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.

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