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This study will be conducted in two parts. Part 1 will determine whether administration of MK1775 in combination with topotecan and cisplatin is generally well-tolerated and causes clinical objective responses in patients with cervical cancer. Part 1 will also define the recommended Phase 2 dose and maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of the combination of MK1775 with topotecan and cisplatin. Part 2 of the study will evaluate whether treatment with MK1775 in combination with topotecan and cisplatin causes an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) compared to treatment with topotecan and cisplatin alone and will further evaluate the tolerability of the combination treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
MK1775 + topotecan + cisplatin, Comparator: MK1775 + topotecan + cisplatin, Comparator: Placebo to MK1775 + topotecan + cisplatin
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:36-0400
This study will investigate MK1775 alone and in combination with one of the following three drugs: gemcitabine, cisplatin and carboplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors. The purpo...
The study evaluates safety of MK1775 in monotherapy, and in combination with 5-FU alone or with 5-FU/CDDP in Japanese patients with solid tumor
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The purpose of this study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of topotecan when given weekly with cisplatin in patients with persistent, recurrent, or advanced stage cervical ...
Topotecan is a relatively large, planar, asymmetric and polar molecule with a lactone moiety. In neutral or basic aqueous solutions, this ring opens forming the carboxylate form of Topotecan that is b...
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A randomised phase II trial of capecitabine plus cisplatin versus S-1 plus cisplatin as a first-line treatment for advanced gastric cancer: Capecitabine plus cisplatin ascertainment versus S-1 plus cisplatin randomised PII trial (XParTS II).
Capecitabine plus cisplatin (XP) is a standard global regimen, while S-1 plus cisplatin (SP) is a Japanese standard for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer (AGC). We conducted a phase II t...
An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.
An antineoplastic agent used to treat ovarian cancer. It works by inhibiting DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE I.
A competitive serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist. It is effective in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin, and has reported anxiolytic and neuroleptic properties.
Organic cation transporter consisting of twelve transmembrane domains and expressed primarily in the kidney. It transports a wide range of metabolites, drugs, and neurotransmitters from the blood to the KIDNEY TUBULES, including DOPAMINE; SEROTONIN; CHOLINE; and CISPLATIN.
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri or cervical area. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, but may not present until later stages of the cancer. Cervical cancer can be treated using surgery (including local excision) in early stages...
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