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Tesetaxel in Chemotherapy-naive Patients With Progressive, Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Trial Status: Active

Given the activity of docetaxel in patients with progressive, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, this study is being undertaken to evaluate the activity of tesetaxel, an orally bioavailable taxane, in chemotherapy-naive and chemotherapy-exposed patients.

Inclusion Criteria

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Histologically confirmed prostate cancer, currently with progressive disease
  • Evidence of metastatic disease
  • Castrate level of testosterone (< 50 ng/dL)
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status 0 or 1
  • Chemotherapy-naïve
  • Adequate bone marrow, hepatic, and renal function
  • Ability to swallow an oral solid-dosage form of medication

Exclusion Criteria

  • History or presence of brain metastasis or leptomeningeal disease
  • Operable cancer
  • Uncontrolled diarrhea
  • Uncontrolled nausea or vomiting
  • Known malabsorptive disorder
  • Currently active second malignancy other than non-melanoma skin cancers
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection based on history of positive serology
  • Significant medical disease other than cancer
  • Presence of neuropathy > Grade 2 (National Cancer Institute Common Toxicity Criteria [NCI CTC]; v4.0)
  • Need for other anticancer treatment
  • Need to continue any regularly-taken medication that is a potent inhibitor or inducer of the CYP3A pathway or P-glycoprotein activity
  • Less than 2 weeks since use of a medication or ingestion of an agent, beverage, or food that is a potent inhibitor or inducer of the CYP3A pathway or P-glycoprotein activity
  • Less than 4 weeks since use of another investigational agent


Ann Arbor
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

New Jersey

New Brunswick
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

New York

New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Trial Phase Phase II

Trial Type Treatment

Lead Organization
Genta Inc

  • Primary ID TOP205
  • Secondary IDs NCI-2012-00357, PCCTC LOI # c10-071
  • ID NCT01296243