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Effect of All-trans Retinoic Acid With Chemotherapy Based in Paclitaxel and Cisplatin as First Line Treatment of Patients With Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

2014-08-27 03:16:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Purpose:

This randomized phase II trial evaluated whether the combination of cisplatin and paclitaxel plus All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) increases Response rate (RR) and Progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with advanced Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with an acceptable toxicity profile and its association with the expression of Retinoic acid receptor beta 2 (RAR-beta2) as a response biomarker.

Patients and Methods:

Patients with stage IIIB and IV NSCLC were included to receive Paclitaxel and Cisplatin (PC). Patients were randomized to receive ATRA 20 mg/m2/day (RA/PC) or placebo (P/PC) 1 week prior to treatment until completing two cycles. RAR-beta2 expression was analyzed by Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and RT-PCR in tumor and adjacent lung tissue.

Description

Purpose:

This randomized phase II trial evaluated whether the combination of cisplatin and paclitaxel plus All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) increases Response rate (RR) and Progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with advanced Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with an acceptable toxicity profile and its association with the expression of Retinoic acid receptor beta 2 (RAR-beta2 ) as a response biomarker.

Patients and Methods:

Patients with stage IIIB and IV NSCLC were included to receive Paclitaxel and Cisplatin (PC). Patients were randomized to receive ATRA 20 mg/m2/day (RA/PC) or placebo (P/PC) 1 week prior to treatment until completing two cycles. RAR-beta2 expression was analyzed by Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and RT-PCR in tumor and adjacent lung tissue.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma

Intervention

ATRA, PLACEBO

Location

National Institute of Cancerología
Mexico City
Mexico
14080

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Cancerología

Results (where available)

View Results

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