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This study is exploring different administration schedules (short versus prolonged infusion) to optimize the safety and efficacy profile of EPO906A (patupilone) in patients with pretreated advanced colon cancer.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Novartis Investigative Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:38-0400
Patients who participated in the core EPO2121 study and did not clinically progress may participate in this extension protocol to further evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of...
This phase I study will determine the pharmacokinetic profile of patupilone in patients with mild or moderately impaired hepatic function within 2 cycles of treatment. The study population...
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of the drug EPO906 that could shrink tumors when used with radiation therapy in cancer patients.
Patupilone trial for patients with recurrent glioblastoma, which are planned for re-operation. Objectives: prolongation of PFS compared to patients with re-operation only, Patupilone tumor...
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of patupilone chemotherapy and to find out what effects (good and bad) the drug Patupilone has on patients with prostate cancer that ...
Life expectancy plays a key role in the selection of patients with stage III colon cancer for adjuvant chemotherapy, but little is known about causes of mortality in older patients with colon cancer. ...
Surgical resection with curative intent remains the standard of care for colon cancer. This study aims to compare the 30-day outcomes and oncologic results following open, laparoscopic, and robot-assi...
To the best of our knowledge, only two studies analyzed the relationship between HRV and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in colon cancer patients. The aim of this study was to analyze changes in the au...
Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision (CME) for transverse colon cancer is technically challenging. Robotic technology has been developed to reduce technical limitations of laparoscopy. Yet, no dat...
Developments in the quality of care of patients with colon cancer have improved surgical outcome and thus the need for adjuvant chemotherapy.
A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.
Colon or Colorectal cancer is the growth of malignant polyps on the colon, bowel, anus and rectum. Growths in these locations can be benign, and removed by colonoscopy, but they have a risk of becoming malignant. About 10 per cent of bowel cancer...
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