Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
01/07/2001
Date assigned
01/07/2001
Last edited
10/03/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

- - -

ORCID ID

Contact details

UKCCCR Register Co-ordinator
MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

TR6SCLC

Study information

Scientific title

Weekly intensive versus standard chemotherapy in untreated small cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients with good prognosis

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Lung (small cell) cancer

Intervention

1. Intensive Regimen: Chemotherapy, cisplatin and etoposide alternating every 7 days with ifosfamide and adriamycin. A total of twelve courses, six with each drug combination.
2. Standard Regimen: Chemotherapy, cisplatin and etoposide alternating every 21 days with ifosfamide and adriamycin. A total of six courses, three with each drug combination.

All limited disease patients who show complete or partial response following chemotherapy receive thoracic irradiation.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Cisplatin, etoposide, ifosfamide, adriamycin

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1988

Overall trial end date

31/12/1992

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Histologically or cytologically proven SCLC
2. Age 75 or under
3. Either limited disease or extensive disease in the good prognostic category. That is have both of the following characteristics, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1 and alkaline phosphatase <1.5 upper limit of normal range
4. Adequate renal function
5. No previous malignancy, except non-melanomatous skin cancer
6. No previous chemotherapy or radiotherapy
7. No medical contraindications to treatment

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1988

Recruitment end date

31/12/1992

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) (UK)

Sponsor details

PO Box 123
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3PX
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 317 5186
kate.law@cancer.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.cancer.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Cancer Research UK

Alternative name(s)

CRUK

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

other non-profit

Location

United Kingdom

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes