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A Clinical Study of UFT/Leucovorin, Radiotherapy With or Without Cetuximab Following Induction Gemcitabine Plus Capecitabine in Patients With Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (PERU)

2014-08-27 03:16:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose is to assess the overall survival of patients receiving either UFT/LV + radiotherapy (RT) or UFT/LV + Cetuximab + RT after neo-adjuvant chemotherapy.

Description

Locally advanced pancreatic cancer carries a poor prognosis with no survival advantage of CRT over chemotherapy alone. 4 Phase II- III studies patients without disease progression after 3 months of systemic chemotherapy and CRT had a longer survival than those continuing on chemotherapy. Therefore chemotherapy followed by CRT may be a better approach. Also the effect of blocking EGFR will be evaluated in locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Gemcitabine and capecitabine combination will be used as neo-adjuvant chemotherapy.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Pancreatic Cancer

Intervention

UFT, Leucovorin, UFT/ Leucovorin + Cetuximab + Radiotherapy

Location

Kent Oncology Centre
Tunbridge Wells
Maidstone
United Kingdom
ME16 9QQ

Status

Recruiting

Source

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:35-0400

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The active metabolite of FOLIC ACID. Leucovorin is used principally as its calcium salt as an antidote to folic acid antagonists which block the conversion of folic acid to folinic acid.

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Star-shaped, myofibroblast-like cells located in the periacinar, perivascular, and periductal regions of the EXOCRINE PANCREAS. They play a key role in the pathobiology of FIBROSIS; PANCREATITIS; and PANCREATIC CANCER.

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