Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01142388

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

This randomized phase II trial studies how well paclitaxel with or without cixutumumab works in treating patients with esophageal cancer or gastroesophageal junction cancer that has spread to other places in the body (metastatic). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Cixutumumab may kill cancer cells by blocking the action of a protein needed for cancer cell growth. Giving paclitaxel with or without cixutumumab may kill more tumor cells.

Official Title

Randomized Phase II Study of Paclitaxel With or Without the Anti-IGF-IR mAb Cixutumumab (IMC-A12) as Second Line Treatment for Patients With Metastatic Esophageal or GE Junction Cancer

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)

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CONTACT

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