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NCT00054496 : Erlotinib in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Progressive Glioblastoma Multiforme
PhasePhase 2
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: N/A
Eligibility
DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Histologically confirmed glioblastoma multiforme

- Radiographic evidence of recurrence or progression

- Biopsies to confirm tumor recurrence allowed if a sufficent percentage of
cases are confirmed to be recurrent tumor

- Previously treated with optimal radiotherapy and at least 1 cytotoxic chemotherapy
regimen

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

Age

- 18 and over

Performance status

- Not specified

Life expectancy

- Not specified

Hematopoietic

- Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm^3

- Platelet count at least 100,000/mm^3

Hepatic

- Bilirubin no greater than 2 times normal

- Alkaline phosphatase no greater than 2 times normal

- ALT no greater than 3 times normal

Renal

- BUN no greater than 1.5 times normal OR

- Creatinine no greater than 1.5 times normal

Other

- Not pregnant or nursing

- Negative pregnancy test

- Fertile patients must use effective contraception

- No medical condition that would interfere with oral administration of erlotinib

- No other medical or psychiatric illness that would preclude study therapy

- No active infection

- No other malignancy within the past 3 years except surgically cured carcinoma in situ
of the cervix or nonmelanoma skin cancer

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

Biologic therapy

- No concurrent immunotherapy for brain cancer

- No concurrent biologic therapy for brain cancer

Chemotherapy

- See Disease Characteristics

- At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy (6 weeks for nitrosoureas) and recovered

- No concurrent chemotherapy for brain cancer

Endocrine therapy

- Concurrent glucocorticosteroids allowed

- No concurrent hormonal therapy for brain cancer

Radiotherapy

- See Disease Characteristics

Surgery

- Not specified

Other

- No prior epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor

- No concurrent EGFR inhibitor

- No other concurrent antineoplastic therapy

- No concurrent anti-epileptic agents other than modest- or non-enzyme-inducing drugs
such as the following:

- Gabapentin

- Lamotrigine

- Divalproex

- Felbamate

- Levetiracetam

- Tiagabine

- Topiramate

- Zonisamide
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