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Study of Carboplatin and Vinorelbine in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

The purpose is to evaluate the activity and feasibility of a two drug regimen which is partly orally and partly intravenous in advanced pleural mesothelioma…

Date First Received: January 3, 2006

Last Updated: September 8, 2006

Verified by: Rigshospitalet, Denmark, September 2006

Clinical Trial Phase: Phase 2 Start Date: September 2004

Overall Status: Recruiting

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Brief Summary

Official Title: “Phase II Study of Carboplatin and Vinorelbine i.v. (Day 1) and Orally (Day 8) for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.”

Condition Keyword(s):

  • Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


  • Drug: Carboplatin and Vinorelbine

The purpose is to evaluate the activity and feasibility of a two drug regimen which is partly orally and partly intravenous in advanced pleural mesothelioma.

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Treatment, Non-Randomized, Open Label, Active Control, Single Group Assignment, Efficacy StudyDetailed

Clinical Trial Description

Chemotherapy with carboplatin i.v. day one in each cycle Vinorelbine i.v. day one, and orally day 8 in each cycle, repeat new cycle every 3 weeks. Total of 6 cycles.

Endpoint is response rate, secondary endpoints survival and toxicity.Outcome Measures for this Clinical Trial


  • Response


  • Survival
  • Feasibility

Criteria for Participation in this Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically verified malignant pleural Mesothelioma
  • Age above 18 years
  • Performance status 0-2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous chemotherapy
  • Normal renal, liver and bone marrow function

Clinical Trials Locations, Contact Details, and Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Dept. Oncol., Rigshospitalet

Copenhagen 2100 Denmark

Overall Clinical Trial Officials and Contacts

Jens B Sorensen, MD Study Chair Dept. Oncology, Rigshospitalet

Overall Contact: Jens B. Sorensen, MD 35454392 jbsonk@rh.dk

Additional Information

Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on April 29, 2008

Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record. http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00272558

Study ID Number: MPM phase II Carbo/VNB

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00272558

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