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This study plans to learn more about an investigational drug called OSI-906. OSI-906 is being looked at to see if it could be a treatment for advanced cancer. "The FDA is the U.S. government agency that reviews the results of research of drugs and decides if it can be sold in the U.S. OSI-906 has been given to over 70 people with cancer.
This study plans to learn more about an investigational drug called OSI-906. OSI-906 is being looked at to see if it could be a treatment for advanced cancer.
Subjects will also receive a drug called irinotecan (also called Camptosar®). This drug is FDA approved for the treatment of metastatic colon cancer and some other types of cancer. The study drug and irinotecan have never been tested together in humans. It is unknown if the combination will be safe and/or effective in the treatment of human cancers.
The purpose of this study is to find the answers to the following research questions:
- What is the highest dose of the study drug that can be given to subjects in combination with irinotecan without causing side effects that are too severe?
- How is the combination of the study drug and irinotecan handled in the blood of subjects with advanced cancer? Does either the study drug or irinotecan have an effect on how the other works?
- What are the most common side effects of the study drug and irinotecan when given together to subjects with advanced cancer?
- Is the combination of the study drug and irinotecan effective in stopping the growth or shrinking the size of your tumor?
Masking: Open Label
Treatment with OSI-906 and/or irinotecan
University of Colorado Denver
University of Colorado, Denver
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:50-0400
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