Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
19/08/2002
Date assigned
19/08/2002
Last edited
21/12/2011
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

Dr - -

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

UKCCCRANAL1

Study information

Scientific title

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Anus cancer

Intervention

1. Radiotherapy Alone: Radiotherapy, 45 Gy given in twenty-five fractions over 5 weeks or twenty fractions over 4 weeks.
2. Combined Modality Therapy: Radiotherapy as above plus chemotherapy (mitomycin-C and 5-fluorouracil). Chemotherapy to start on the same initial day as radiotherapy.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Cancer drugs

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1990

Overall trial end date

11/03/1994

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Histological proof of epidermoid carcinoma. This includes lesions referred to as squamous cell, basaloid and cloacogenic carcinoma. Adenocarcinoma, malignant melanoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and lymphoma are excluded
2. No previous treatment for anal cancer
3. No previous radiotherapy to the pelvis
4. No history of other malignancy, except adequately treated squamous or basal cell carcinoma of the skin or in situ cervical carcinoma
5. No contraindications to either treatment

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Added May 2008: 585

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1990

Recruitment end date

11/03/1994

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

UKCCCR Register Co-ordinator
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

UK Co-ordinating Committee for Cancer Research (UKCCCR)

Sponsor details

MRC Clinical Trials Unit
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

UKCCCR (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

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

1996 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8874455

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Epidermoid anal cancer: results from the UKCCCR randomised trial of radiotherapy alone versus radiotherapy, 5-fluorouracil, and mitomycin. UKCCCR Anal Cancer Trial Working Party. UK Co-ordinating Committee on Cancer Research., Lancet, 1996, 348, 9034, 1049-1054.

Additional files

Editorial Notes