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Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Olaparib When Given in Combination With Carboplatin and Paclitaxel, Compared With Carboplatin and Paclitaxel in Patients With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

2014-08-27 03:15:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To compare the efficacy of olaparib in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin when compared with carboplatin and paclitaxel alone in patients with advanced ovarian cancer.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ovarian Cancer

Intervention

olaparib, paclitaxel, carboplatin, paclitaxel, Drug: carboplatin

Location

Research Site
Los Angeles
California
United States

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

AstraZeneca

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:24-0400

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