Tolerance and Pharmacokinetics With Capecitabine 5 Out of 7 Days Regimen
Breast Neoplasms - Chemotherapy
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
fluoropyrimidines, metastases, pharmacokinetics, phase 1-2 study
Study Type
Study Phase
Phase 1/Phase 2
Study Design
Name: capecitabine
Type: Drug
Overall Status
Standard administration of capecitabine use a 14 days administration. Routine practice in several intitution leads to use a 5 out of 7 days regimen, with less toxicity.

Purpose : to compare the pharmacokinetics of capecitabine, administered 5 days out of 7, as compared to the standard administration (14 days out of 21). The second end point is to compare toxicity with either regimen.

Method : Randomized study with two groups : one with standard administration , the second with 5/7 days regimen
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Histologically proven breast adenocarcinoma

- Evaluable or measurable metastases

- HER-2 status 0 or 1 in immnohistochimy or negative in FISH/CISH

- Previously treated with anthracyclines and taxanes

- Age > = 18 y

- No more than two previous chemotherapy regimens for metastases

- No nervous central system involvement

- Hormonal therapy must have been stopped two weeks before enrollment

- Adequate biologic function

- Performance status OMS < = 2

- Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of other malignancies, except basocellular cancer, in situ cervix carcinoma

- Gastro intestinal disease that might affect absorption of capecitabine

- Cardiac failure or angina pectoris uncontrolled

- Hypersensitivity for capecitabine, fluorouracil, or one of their excipient

- Known dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency

- Concomitant anticancer therapy (included hormonotherapy)

- Concomitant radiotherapy

- Treatment with sorivudine and analogs

- Pregnant or breast feeding patients. Contraception methods excluding hormonal treatment is required.

- Inclusion in an experimental protocol within 30 days
Ho¨Pital Europeen Georges Pompidou
Paris, France
Status: Recruiting
Contact: ERIC LEVY, MD - 33-1-56092985 -
Start Date
March 2006
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