Gemcitabine/Oxaliplatin (GEMOX) With or Without Erlotinib (Tarceva) in Advanced Biliary Tract Carcinoma
Basic Trial Information
|Phase III||Treatment||Completed||18 and over||Other||2008-12-024|
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Gemcitabine/Oxaliplatin (GEMOX) with or without Erlotinib (Tarceva) is effective in the treatment of unresectable, metastatic biliary tract carcinoma.
Further Study Information
This is a phase III study of Gemcitabine/Oxaliplatin (GEMOX) with or without Erlotinib in unresectable, metastatic biliary tract carcinoma.
1. age ≥ 18
2. histologically or cytologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of biliary tract
3. unresectable or metastatic
4. ECOG performance status of 0~2
5. measurable or evaluable lesion per RECIST criteria
6. adequate marrow, hepatic, renal and cardiac functions
7. no prior chemotherapy or molecularly targeted therapy for the advanced biliary carcinoma (prior adjuvant chemotherapy will be allowed if administered ≥ 6 months from the study entry)
8. provision of a signed written informed consent
1. severe co-morbid illness and/or active infections
2. pregnant or lactating women
3. active CNS metastases not controllable with radiotherapy or corticosteroids
4. known history of hypersensitivity to study drugs
5. prior exposure to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor
Trial Contact Information
Trial Lead Organizations/Sponsors
Samsung Medical Center
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.
NLM Identifier NCT01149122
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on October 20, 2014
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