A Trial of Thalidomide and Capecitabine in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Trial ID or NCT#



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The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of the combination of thalidomide and capecitabine in metastatic renal cell carcinoma and also to determine the safety of the combination.

Official Title

A Phase II Trial of Thalidomide and Capecitabine in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Able to comprehend and sign an IRB approved Informed consent
    1. * Willingness and ability to comply with the FDA-mandated S.T.E.P.S.® program.* Male or female 18 years or older* Willing to use contraception* Pathologic diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma* Bi-dimensionally measurable disease* Evidence of disease progression prior to start of treatment* Failed prior immunotherapy or unwilling/unable to receive prior immunotherapy* Adequate hematologic data: ANC.1.5; platelets\>100x10\^9* Adequate renal function: Creatinine clearance .50cc* Adequate liver function: Alkaline phos \<3XULN AST/ALT \<3XULN T.Bili \<1.5XULN* ECOG performance status 0-1
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Known brain metastases.* Peripheral neuropathy.* Pregnant and/ or lactating female.* Unable to take a baby aspirin.


Sandy Srinivas
Sandy Srinivas
Medical oncologist, Urologic specialist, Genitourinary specialist
Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and, by courtesy, of Urology

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Denise Haas