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This study will begin with a 30 patients lead-in part: these 30 patients will receive Cetuximab manufactured by ImClone on a weekly basis in combination with other chemotherapy drugs (Cisplatin or Carboplatin plus 5-Fluorouracil) administered every 3 weeks. After 18 weeks, patients who benefit from this treatment may continue to receive cetuximab once-weekly until progression of the disease, an unacceptable side effect occurs, patients withdraw consent, or the study is closed.
In the second part of this study, 200 patients will be randomize in 2 arms:
- 100 patients will receive commercial cetuximab manufactured by ImClone (Group A)
- 100 patients will receive cetuximab manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim (Group B.
All these 200 patients will receive other chemotherapy drugs (Cisplatin or Carboplatin plus 5-Fluorouracil) administered every 3 weeks. After 18 weeks, patients who benefit from this treatment may continue to receive cetuximab once-weekly until progression of the disease, an unacceptable side effect occurs, patients withdraw consent, or the study is closed.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
cetuximab, Cisplatin, Carboplatin, 5-fluorouracil
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559)
Not yet recruiting
Eli Lilly and Company
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:25-0400
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