Clinical Trials Using Camptothecin-20(S)-O-Propionate Hydrate

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are studying Camptothecin-20(S)-O-Propionate Hydrate. All trials on the list are supported by NCI.

NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. You may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Talk to your doctor for help in deciding if one is right for you.

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  • Safety Study of Camptothecin-20-O-Propionate Hydrate (CZ48)

    This is a single-arm, non-randomized feasibility and Phase I trial of 20(S) Camptothecin Propionate administered orally. CZ48 will be administered in successive cohorts of 1 patient per participating site until hints of toxicity (grade 2 or worse adverse events related to the drug) are observed. Then cohorts of 3+3 patients will be treated. CZ48 will be administered orally daily (1 course = 4 weeks). No pre-medications will be administered. Patients will be asked to drink up to one gallon of fluid daily if possible to flush the bladder to mitigate cystitis. Cystitis is an anticipated toxicity as CZ48 is a pro-drug of CPT (Camptothecin)
    Location: Cancer Therapy and Research Center at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas