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Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will receive a first-line treatment of Pemetrexed, Cisplatin and Bevacizumab as induction therapy followed by a maintenance treatment of Pemetrexed and Bevacizumab. Treatment will continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs. The primary objective of this study is to measure how long this treatment could prevent the disease progression.
The study will have 3 periods: a baseline period; a study treatment period, including both induction and maintenance treatment; and a postdiscontinuation period. Approximately 110 patients will be enrolled into the study, with the aim of having 100 evaluable patients. Eligible patients will first receive 4 cycles of induction chemotherapy with pemetrexed-cisplatin-bevacizumab. Patients who achieve a response or do not progress after completion of induction chemotherapy and have an adequate performance status will receive maintenance therapy with pemetrexed-bevacizumab. Treatment will continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs. When treatment is discontinued, the patients' health status will be monitored till death or loss to follow-up.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pemetrexed, Cisplatin, Bevacizumab
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559)
Eli Lilly and Company
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:20-0400
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