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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.
OBJECTIVES: I. Estimate the maximum tolerated dose of weekly intravenous doxorubicin (DOX) that can be given in combination with oral estramustine (EM) in patients with metastatic prostate cancer refractory to treatment with hormonal agents. II. Assess the frequency of expression of the multidrug resistance phenotype in biopsy specimens from these patients. III. Assess the response to DOX/EM in these patients.
OUTLINE: 2-Drug Combination Chemotherapy. Doxorubicin, DOX, NSC-123127; Estramustine, EM, NSC-89199.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Three to 18 patients will be entered.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
doxorubicin hydrochloride, estramustine phosphate sodium, drug resistance inhibition treatment
University of New Mexico Cancer Research & Treatment Center
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:00-0400
The purpose of this research study is to test the safety, tolerability, and effectiveness of the drug combination of Doxil (doxorubicin) and estramustine when used to treat prostate cancer...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel, topotecan, and estramustine, work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Giving more th...
The purpose of this clinical trial is to find out the effect of epirubicin with estramustine phosphate and celecoxib on PSA and objective response in patients with hormone resistant prosta...
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. Anticoagulan...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than once drug may kill more tumor cells. PURPOSE: P...
Prostate cancer seriously threats to patient's life and health. Estramustine phosphate (EP) is one of the most important drugs in the clinical treatment of prostate cancer. This study aims to explore ...
Doxorubicin is commonly using chemotherapeutic agents for breast cancer. However, doxorubicin has limitations in clinical use because of dose-dependent cardiotoxicity and drug resistance. Despite of p...
Drug resistance, a major challenge in cancer chemotherapy, is a result of several mechanistic alterations including resistance to apoptosis. Apoptosis is a well-controlled cell death mechanism which i...
Background LncRNA PTCSC3 is a tumor suppressor in thyroid cancer, and its role in drug resistance of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) to chemotherapy drug doxorubicin was investigated in this study. Me...
Combination antiemetic therapy has become common practice for the prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by anticancer drugs. In this study, we investigated the stability of azasetron hydrochloride ...
A pharmaceutical preparation of sitagliptin phosphate and metformin hydrochloride that is used in the treatment of TYPE 2 DIABETES.
A family of highly conserved and widely expressed sodium-phosphate cotransporter proteins. They are electrogenic sodium-dependent transporters of phosphate that were originally identified as retroviral receptors in HUMANS and have been described in yeast and many other organisms.
A nitrogen mustard linked to estradiol, usually as phosphate; used to treat prostatic neoplasms; also has radiation protective properties.
A family of symporters that facilitate sodium-dependent membrane transport of phosphate.
A family of sodium-phosphate cotransporter proteins that also transport organic ANIONS. They are low affinity phosphate transporters.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...