Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02201992

Status

recruiting iconRECRUITING

Purpose

This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make it very active and important for tumor cell growth and progression. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the ALK protein from working. Crizotinib may be an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer and an ALK fusion mutation.

Official Title

A Randomized Phase III Trial for Surgically Resected Early Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Crizotinib Versus Observation for Patients With Tumors Harboring the Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) Fusion Protein

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Heather Wakelee
Heather Wakelee
Medical oncologist, Thoracic specialist
Professor of Medicine (Oncology)
Kavitha Ramchandran
Kavitha Ramchandran
Medical oncologist, Palliative medicine doctor, Thoracic specialist, Internal medicine doctor
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Oncology
Joel Neal, MD, PhD
Joel Neal, MD, PhD
Medical oncologist, Thoracic specialist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

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CONTACT

Lisa Zhou
(650) 736-4112