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Nimotuzumab is a humanized monoclonal anti-body targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Clinical trials are ongoing globally to evaluate nimotuzumab in different indications. Nimotuzumab has demonstrated a unique clinical profile, where anti-tumor activity was observed in absence of severe skin, renal, gastrointestinal mucosa toxicities commonly associated with EGFR-targeting antibodies. Nimotuzumab has been granted approval for use in squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck (SCCHN), glioma and nasopharyngeal cancer in many countries. The investigators compared docetaxel plus nimotuzumab with docetaxel alone in chemotherapy-refractory/resistant patients with advanced EGFR-positive non-small-cell lung cancer to assess the efficacy and safety.
Nimotuzumab and Docetaxel will be administered to the patient until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity had occurred.Docetaxel was administered every 3 weeks 75mg/m2; Nimotuzumab treatment at 200mg per week,at least 12 weeks.The patients'hematology and biochemistry examination will be monitored weekly, a physical exam and assessment of the tumor will be performed and every 6 weeks. The patients will be followed up every 3 months to evaluate the survival.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Nimotuzumab and Docetaxel
Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Beijing Cancer Hospital
Biotech Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:06-0400
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