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Carboplatin, Paclitaxel, and Pegfilgrastim in Treating Patients With Stage III or Stage IV Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, Primary Peritoneal, or Carcinosarcoma Cancer


A Phase I Trial of Dose Dense (Biweekly) Carboplatin Combined With Paclitaxel and Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta): A Feasibility Study in Patients With Untreated Stage III and IV Ovarian, Tubal or Primary Peritoneal Cancer


Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as carboplatin and paclitaxel, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Colony-stimulating factors, such as pegfilgrastim, may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help the immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy. Giving carboplatin and paclitaxel together with pegfilgrastim after surgery may kill any tumor cells that remain after surgery.


This phase I trial is studying the side effects of giving carboplatin and paclitaxel together with pegfilgrastim in treating patients with stage III or stage IV ovarian epithelial, fallopian tube, primary peritoneal, or carcinosarcoma cancer.

Study Status: Recruiting

Clinical Trials Office - Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Cente 866-223-8100

Condition Intervention Phase
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Peritoneal Cavity Cancer
Drug: carboplatin
Drug: paclitaxel
Drug: pegfilgrastim
Procedure: adjuvant therapy
Phase 1

Verified by Gynecologic Oncology Group August, 2008

Sponsored by: Gynecologic Oncology Group
Information provided by: National Cancer Institute (NCI) identifier: NCT00352300

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Treatment, Open Label

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Amy D. Tiersten, MD., Study Chair
Agustin Garcia, MD.,
Franco M. Muggia, MD.,

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