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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00058201




Registration number
NCT00058201
Ethics application status
Date submitted
7/04/2003
Date registered
9/04/2003
Date last updated
18/12/2013

Titles & IDs
Public title
Two Chemotherapy Regimens Compared With Observation in Treating Patients With Completely Resected Pancreatic Cancer
Scientific title
European Study Group For Pancreatic Cancer - Trial 3
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
RLUH-NCRI-ESPAC-3V2
Secondary ID [2] 0 0
CDR0000287023
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Pancreatic Cancer 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Cancer 0 0 0 0
Pancreatic

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - fluorouracil
Treatment: Drugs - gemcitabine hydrochloride
Treatment: Drugs - leucovorin calcium
Other interventions - clinical observation

Active Comparator: Arm I - Patients receive leucovorin calcium IV and fluorouracil IV on days 1-5.

Experimental: Arm II - Patients receive gemcitabine IV over 30 minutes on days 1, 8, and 15.

No Intervention: Arm III - Patients undergo observation.


Treatment: Drugs: fluorouracil
Given IV

Treatment: Drugs: gemcitabine hydrochloride
Given IV

Treatment: Drugs: leucovorin calcium
Given IV

Other interventions: clinical observation
No intervention

Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Intervention code [2] 0 0
Other interventions
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Overall survival
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Toxicity as measured by NCI CTC v2.0
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Quality of life as measured by EORTC QLQ C-30 and ESPAC-QLQ at 3, 6, and 12 months, and then annually for 5 years
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
Survival rate at 2 and 5 years
Timepoint [3] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Histologically confirmed ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas OR

- Histologically confirmed diagnosis of 1 of the following types of cancer:

- Acinar cell carcinoma or cystadenocarcinoma of the pancreas

- Cancers of the periampullary region

- Cancers of the intrapancreatic part of the bile duct

- Periampullary cancers of uncertain origin

- Complete macroscopic resection (R0 or R1 resection)

- Histological examination of all resection margins required

- No stage IVB disease

- No evidence of malignant ascites

- No liver or peritoneal metastases

- No evidence of spread to other distant abdominal or extra-abdominal organs

- No pancreatic lymphoma

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

Age

- 18 and over

Performance status

- WHO 0-2

Life expectancy

- More than 3 months

Hematopoietic

- Not specified

Hepatic

- Not specified

Renal

- Not specified

Other

- Not pregnant

- Able to participate in long-term follow-up

- No other prior or concurrent malignancy except curatively treated basal cell skin
cancer or carcinoma in situ of the cervix

- No serious medical or psychological condition that would preclude study treatment

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

Biologic therapy

- Not specified

Chemotherapy

- No neoadjuvant chemotherapy

- No other concurrent chemotherapy

Endocrine therapy

- Not specified

Radiotherapy

- Not specified

Surgery

- See Disease Characteristics

- Recovered from prior resection
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW,SA
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Institute of Oncology at Prince of Wales Hospital - Randwick
Recruitment hospital [2] 0 0
Flinders Medical Centre - Bedford Park
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
2031 - Randwick
Recruitment postcode(s) [2] 0 0
5042 - Bedford Park
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 0 0
Canada
State/province [1] 0 0
Alberta
Country [2] 0 0
Canada
State/province [2] 0 0
British Columbia
Country [3] 0 0
Canada
State/province [3] 0 0
Manitoba
Country [4] 0 0
Canada
State/province [4] 0 0
Nova Scotia
Country [5] 0 0
Canada
State/province [5] 0 0
Ontario
Country [6] 0 0
Canada
State/province [6] 0 0
Quebec
Country [7] 0 0
Czech Republic
State/province [7] 0 0
Preha 4
Country [8] 0 0
Finland
State/province [8] 0 0
Tampere
Country [9] 0 0
France
State/province [9] 0 0
Paris
Country [10] 0 0
Germany
State/province [10] 0 0
Heidelberg
Country [11] 0 0
Greece
State/province [11] 0 0
Athens
Country [12] 0 0
Hungary
State/province [12] 0 0
Gydr
Country [13] 0 0
Italy
State/province [13] 0 0
Verona
Country [14] 0 0
Japan
State/province [14] 0 0
Kyoto
Country [15] 0 0
Sweden
State/province [15] 0 0
Uppsala
Country [16] 0 0
Switzerland
State/province [16] 0 0
Bern
Country [17] 0 0
United Kingdom
State/province [17] 0 0
England

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Address
Country
Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Other
Name [1] 0 0
NCIC Clinical Trials Group
Address [1] 0 0
Country [1] 0 0
Other collaborator category [2] 0 0
Other
Name [2] 0 0
Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group
Address [2] 0 0
Country [2] 0 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so
they stop growing or die. It is not yet known which chemotherapy regimen is more effective,
or whether chemotherapy is more effective than observation, in treating pancreatic cancer
after surgery.

PURPOSE: Phase III trial to compare the effectiveness of two chemotherapy regimens with no
further therapy in treating patients who have completely resected pancreatic cancer.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00058201
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
John P. Neoptolemos, MD
Address 0 0
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications