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To assess the preemptive effect of Bepanthen® on decreasing the incidence of specific ≥ grade 2 dermatological side effects of interest in respect of compliance to EGFRI agents, HRQoL and the adherence during the 6-week skin treatment period. The adherence to the study creams will also be studied.
Dermatological side effects, such as papulopustular eruption, xerosis, pruritus, periungual inflammation, mucosal-, and hair abnormalities, and edema occur in up to 90% of patients during treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRI). Patients are hindered in their daily activities and cannot maintain privacy about their illness because of the prominent side effects. The aesthetic discomfort, which is frequently associated with itching or painful skin or nails can lead to a decreased health related quality of life (HRQoL) and to dose reduction or discontinuation of anticancer treatment.
Patients with dermatological side effects have also an increased risk for cutaneous infections (at least 38%) which can complicate dermatological side effects.
At present, evidence of the effectiveness of the management options for dermatological side effects is lacking, and the effect of the dermatological side effects on HRQoL and adherence remains poorly understood.
Dexpanthenol cream (Bepanthen®, Bayer) has been used extensively to ameliorate acute radiation induced skin toxicity, diaper dermatitis, irritant hand dermatitis, graft-donor site wound healing and burn patients. We hypothesize that its skin healing possibilities decreases this kind of side effects.
Multicenter, two-arm randomized, double blind, prospective parallel group design, phase III study
Each patient starting for the first time with EGFRI anticancer therapy which can cause papulopustular eruption (cetuximab, panitumumab, erlotinib, gefitinib, lapatinib, or other), will be included.
80 patients will receive for the first 6 weeks of treatment Bepanthen crème, 80 patients Cetomacrogol crème to apply twice daily. Using FACT-EGFRI, a dermatology-specific questionnaire, this study examines the effect of these side effects on three domains of HRQoL - symptoms, emotions, and functioning. Severity of dermatological side effects will be assessed using the NCI-CTCAE v4.0. Correlation of dermatology HRQoL scores with NCI-CTCAE grade, sex, age, type of EGFRI, and cancer type will be conducted.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Medisch Centrum Alkmaar
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:54-0400
Comparison of Skin Thickness Under Treatment With Pimecrolimus 1% Cream, Hydrocortisonacetat 1% Cream, Betamethasonvalerat 0,1% Cream and Clobetasol-17-Propionat 0,05% Cream Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and 20-MHZ Ultrasound
to compare the atrophogenic potentials of pimecrolimus 1% cream, hydrocortisonacetat 1% cream, betamethasonvalerat 0,1% cream and clobetasol-17-Propionat 0,05% cream
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