Study Assessing the Effects of Chemotherapy in Advanced Esophagogastric Adenocarcinoma
Esophageal Neoplasms - Stomach Neoplasms
Conditions: official terms
Adenocarcinoma - Esophageal Neoplasms - Neoplasms - Stomach Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Esophageal cancer, Gastric cancer
Study Type
Study Phase
Phase 2
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: Carboplatin Type: Drug
Name: Docetaxel Type: Drug
Name: Capecitabine Type: Drug
Name: Epirubicin Type: Drug
Name: Oxaliplatin Type: Drug
Overall Status
The main purpose of this study is to determine the effects of treatment with carboplatin, docetaxel and capecitabine in patients with incurable cancer of the esophagus or stomach.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 75 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Key Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with histologically verified, unresectable or metastatic, HER2-negative, adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or stomach

- Men or women less than 80 years of age

- Performance status 0 or 1

- Life expectancy >12 weeks

- Adequate organ-function

- Written informed consent

Key Exclusion Criteria:

- Prior chemotherapy for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or stomach if the chemotherapy-free interval is less than 6 months

- Progression on first-line chemotherapy for unresectable or metastatic adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or stomach

- Chemotherapy with epirubicin, oxaliplatin, carboplatin, cisplatin or docetaxel less than 6 months before study entry

- Prior cumulative dose of >300 mg/m2 of epirubicin

- Grade ≥ 2 side-effects from previous chemotherapy
Finsen Center, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
June 2014
Completion Date
January 2018
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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