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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-003585-34
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:METRO
    National Competent Authority:Italy - Italian Medicines Agency
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-10-03
    Trial results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2006-003585-34
    A.3Full title of the trial
    WEEKLY DOCETAXEL COMBINED WITH DAILY ORAL LOW DOSES OF PREDNISONE AND CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE IN HORMONE-REFRACTORY PROSTATE CARCINOMA A PHASE I/II STUDY
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    METRONOMIC
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberMETRO
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberND
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name TAXOTERE*INFUS FL 20MG/0,5ML+F
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAVENTIS PHARMA SpA *
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationItaly
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNDocetaxel
    D.3.9.1CAS number 114977-28-5
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name ENDOXAN BAXTER*50CPR RIV 50MG
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBAXTER-RM
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationItaly
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNCyclophosphamide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 6055-19-2
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    hormone refractory prostate carcinoma
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 6.1
    E.1.2Level HLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10036908
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    PHASE I to assess the tolerability of weekly docetaxel combined with daily oral low doses of prednisone and cyclophosphamide in patients with hormone-refractory prostate carcinoma PHASE II to evaluate the activity of such combination regarding the Overall Response Rate
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    to evaluate the activity of such combination with regard to PSA Biochemical Response Rate BRR, 50 decrease of PSA value , Time to Progression TTP , Time to Biochemical Progression TTPB to assess, through retrospective analysis, the possibility of predicting response to metronomic chemotherapy by basal dosing and subsequent monitoring of circulating levels of VEGF and CEC, in order to identify early markers of response to this approach.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Histologically confirmed prostate adenocarcinoma foci of neuroendocrine differentiation are permitted Metastatic disease with documented clinical progression CT or bone scan, MRI and/or biochemical progression PSA increase refractory to hormone therapy. For those patients whose the sole evidence of progressione is the PSA raise, a minimum value of 20 ng/ml of PSA is requested for accrual Measurable disease one-dimension and/or non-measurable e.g. new lesions on bone scan . In case of sole clinical progression, patients must have at least one measurable lesione according to RECIST criteria Patients must have received a previous hormonal therapy defined as follows surgical castration or medical castration LHRH agonists with or without anti-androgens if the patient has been treated with LHRH analogues, these must be continued Evaluation of anti-androgen withdrawal syndrome if the patients has been treated with anti-androgens, these must have been withdrawn since 4 weeks, in case of flutamide or cyproterone acetate, or 6 weeks in case of bicalutamide; patients must show further progression, though the antiandrogen withdrawal, before entering the study Suppressed levels of testosterone T 8804; 50 ng/dl . Previous oral estramustine is permitted; however, this drug must have been withdrawn from at least 4 weeks, with complete recovery from its side-effects Previous radiotherapy is permitted, if completed from at least 4 weeks and covering 25 of bone marrow, with with complete recovery from its side-effects Previous surgery is permitted, even with palliative intent, if performed from at least 4 Life expectancy 3 months Age 18 and 80 years PS 8804; 2 ECOG Scale Neutrophils 8805; 1.500/L; Platelets 8805; 100.000/L; Hemoglobin 8805; 9 g/dl AST e ALT 8804;2.5 times upper normal limit; Bilirubin 8804;1.5 times upper normal limit; Creatinine 8804;1.5 times upper normal limit for creatinine values between 1.4 e 1.5 times, creatinine clearance will be calculated, and the clearance will have to be 8805;50ml/min Accessibility to therapy and follow up for patients Written informed consent
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Central nervous system metastases Other tumors, except skin basalioma unless the patient is free of disease from 8805;5 years Severe respiratory or cardiovascular diseases congestive heart failure, positive history for acure myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, in the 6 moths preceding the study enter; non-controlled arrhythmias or hypertension Non-controlled diabetes mellitus , peptic ulcer, other contraindications to the use of corticosteroids Active infections Severe peripheral neuropathy 8805; grade 2 NCI-CTC . Severe neurological or psychiatric impairments Previous chemotherapy except estramustine, if withdrawn from at least 4 weeks before entering the study Concomitant treatment with other antineplastic drugs except LHRH analogue Accrual in other clinical trials with other experimental drugs in the 30 days preceding the inclusion in the study, or concomitant therapy with other experimental drugs Previous therapy with radioisotopes e.g strontium or samarium ; Systemic corticosteroid therapy for reason different from those specified in the protocol Hypersensitivity to Polysorbate 80
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    response rate
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years7
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years7
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female No
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 40
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 40
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2006-08-28
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-07-03
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
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