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Primary objective To evaluate activity of imatinib mesylate & hydroxyurea among pts w recurrent meningioma as measured by 6 month progression free survival.
Secondary objectives To evaluate time to progression, overall survival & objective response rate among pts w recurrent meningioma treated with imatinib + hydroxyurea To assess safety & tolerability of imatinib mesylate + hydroxyurea in this population.
This is an open-label, 2-stage, uncontrolled, non-randomized phase II study of continuous, daily doses of imatinib mesylate & hydroxyurea in adult pts with recurrent or relapsing meningioma. Treatment cycle is defined as imatinib mesylate & hydroxyurea administered daily for 28 days for purpose of scheduling evaluations. All pts who receive 1 or more doses of either imatinib mesylate or hydroxyurea will be evaluable for toxicity, whereas all pts who receive minimum of 14 consecutive days of study regimen will be evaluable for response. Pts who discontinue therapy prior to receiving 14 consecutive days of study regimen will be regarded as ineligible for evaluation of response & will be replaced.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Imatinib Mesylate and Hydroxyurea
Duke University Health System
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:33:08-0400
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