A Phase I Study of CX5461

Official Title

A Phase I Study of CX5461


CX5461 is a new type of drug for many types of cancer, particularly cancers that cannot easily repair damage to their cells. This may help to slow down the growth of cancer or may cause cancer cells to die. CX5461 has been shown to shrink tumours in animals and has been studied in a few people and seems promising but it is not clear if it can offer better results than standard treatment.

Trial Description

Primary Outcome:

  • Confirm the recommended phase II dose and schedule of CX5461 in patients with solid tumours
Secondary Outcome:
  • Number and severity of adverse events in patients
  • Assess pharmacokinetics of CX5461
The purpose of this study is to find the dose of a new therapy, CX5461, that can be tolerated without causing very severe side effects and to see what effects the study drug has this cancer. Participants are given CX5461 and are watched very closely to see what side effects they have and to make sure the side effects are not severe. If serious side effects are seen in patients at the first dose level, doses of CX5461 may be lowered in subsequent patients. If the side effects are not serious, then more participants are asked to join this study and are given higher doses. This will continue until a dose is found that causes severe but temporary side effects. Doses higher than that will not be given.

View this trial on ClinicalTrials.gov

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