Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOC): A Phase III Randomized Study
Ovarian Carcinoma
Conditions: official terms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial - Ovarian Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
epithelial ovarian cancer, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, randomized study
Study Type
Study Phase
Phase 3
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: timing of surgery Type: Other
Name: timing of surgery Type: Other
Overall Status
To determine the impact of Neoadjuvant chemotherapy on surgical debulking rate, overall and disease-free survival and quality of life (QOL) in patients with advanced EOC.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 65 Years
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Age:20 to 65 years

- Epithelial ovarian carcinoma

- Stage IIIc & IV (pleural effusion only)

- ECOG PS 0-2

- Cytology/biopsy positive patients

- Good compliance

- Previously untreated patients

Exclusion Criteria:

- Any medical contraindication of surgery

- Psychiatric illness

- Cardiac, liver or renal dysfunction
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Lalit Kumar, DM -
Start Date
November 2001
Completion Date
June 2009
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
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