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Ixabepilone adds significantly to the antitumor effectiveness of capecitabine in both ER+ and triple negative breast cancer. Ixabepilone has substantial antitumor activity in taxane-refractory patients and novel combinations are needed in this poor prognosis population. Carboplatin in combination with gemcitabine or paclitaxel has activity in metastatic breast cancer (MBC); there is also demonstrated activity of the gemcitabine/carboplatin combination in the ER+ versus triple negative subsets. A Phase I study of ixabepilone plus carboplatin in solid tumor patients demonstrated the safety of this combination at the doses and schedule proposed for this Phase II trial (BMS data on file).
This is a Phase II, open label, nonrandomized, parallel, noncomparative, study of 2 groups (as stratified below). All patients will receive ixabepilone 20 mg/m2 on Days 1 and 8 and carboplatin AUC=2.5 on Days 1 and 8 of each 21-day cycle. Patients will be stratified by either hormone receptor positive [ER+/PR+/HER2-, ER+/PR-/HER2-, ER-/PR+/HER2-]- (n=50) or triples negative ER-/PR-/HER2- (n=53). If one group fulfills their accrual goal first, registration into that strata will be stopped and only patients meeting stratification requirements for the other group will be registered.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Hematology Oncology Associates
US Oncology Research
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:41-0400
To provide extended access to Ixabepilone therapy to subjects with metastatic breast cancer who have completed the previous Phase II study (CA163-107)
The purpose of this study is to find out what effects different schedules of ixabepilone has on the patient and her metastatic breast cancer
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