Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
05/08/2005
Date assigned
09/09/2005
Last edited
25/09/2012
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof David Ferry

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
Wednesfield Road
Wolverhampton
WV10 0QP
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1902 695204
drf@ferryd.freeserve.co.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

NCT00112710

Protocol/serial number

LU 3005

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

BTOG2

Study hypothesis

To establish the optimal cisplatin dose and whether carboplatin can be effectively substituted for the cisplatin at this dose

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

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Non-small cell lung cancer

Intervention

Chemotherapy - Gemcitabine plus Cisplatin at 80 mg/m^2 versus Gemcitabine plus Cisplatin at 50 mg/m^2 versus Gemcitabine plus Carboplatin AUC 6

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Phase III

Drug names

Gemcitabine, cisplatin, carboplatin

Primary outcome measures

Length of survival

Secondary outcome measures

1. Symptom control and quality of life
2. Response to treatment
3. Dose intensity of chemotherapy
4. Ratio of cycles given as in-patient versus out-patient
5. Intensity, number and duration of toxic episodes (grade two to four)
6. Costs
7. Proteomic and genomic

Overall trial start date

01/04/2005

Overall trial end date

01/04/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Histologically or cytologically confirmed NSCLC (excluding mixed SCLC/NSCLC)
2. Radiologically verified stage IIIB (unsuitable for radical radiotherapy) or stage IV disease
3. Presence of one or more clinically or radiological measurable lesions by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) criteria
4. World Health Organisation (WHO) Performance status zero, one or two
5. Aged over 18 years
6. Life expectancy more than 12 weeks
7. Adequate haematological function and hepatobiliary function
8. Creatinine clearance: 60 ml/min or 70 ml/min (51Cr-EDTA)
9. Able to participate in the quality of life assessment
10. Written informed consent

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1350

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy (prior surgical resection is allowed)
2. Evidence of severe or uncontrolled systemic diseases
3. Evidence of significant clinical disorder or laboratory finding
4. Concomitant or previous malignancy likely to interfere with protocol treatment or comparisons
5. Pre-existing neuropathy grade more than two
6. Clinically apparent metastatic disease to brain
7. Unresolved toxicity or incomplete recovery from previous surgery
8. Psychiatric disorder making informed consent impossible or preventing completion of treatment or follow-up
9. Previous investigational agent in the last 12 weeks
10. Male and female patients (of childbearing age) not using adequate contraception
11. Female patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding

Recruitment start date

01/04/2005

Recruitment end date

01/04/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
Wolverhampton
WV10 0QP
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

University of Birmingham (UK)

Sponsor details

Finance Office
Institute for Cancer Studies
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 414 7618
b.w.laverty@bham.ac.uk

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

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

1. 2011 results in http://thorax.bmj.com/content/66/Suppl_4/A41.1

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes