A Randomized Phase III Trial of Maintenance Chemotherapy Comparing 12, Monthly Cycles of Single Agent Paclitaxel or CT-2103 Versus No Treatment Until Documented Relapse in Women With Advanced Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer Who Achieve a Complete Clinical Response to Primary Platinum/Taxane Chemotherapy

Trial ID # NCT00108745
Phase III
Drug Class Chemotherapy, Chemotherapy
Drug Name Paclitaxel, Paclitaxel Poliglumex
Alternate Drug Names Anzatax, Asotax, Bristaxol, Praxel, Taxol, Taxol Konzentrat, TXL, Xyotax, Poly-L-Glutamic acid-Paclitaxel Conjugate, polyglutamic acid paclitaxel, polyglutamate paclitaxel, paclitaxel-polyglutamate polymer
Drugs in Trial Paclitaxel, Paclitaxel Poliglumex
Eligible Participant

Stage III or IV disease with clinical CR after surgery and first-line platinum-taxane chemotherapy

Patients Enrolled


Therapy Setting


Study Design

Open-Label, Randomized


PFS, OS, evaluated per RECIST


Pac Poliglu vs Pac vs Placebo:

PFS: 16.3 vs 18.9 vs 13.4 months, HR: 0.85 (0.72-0.995), 0.78 (0.67-0.92)
OS: 60.0 vs 51.3 vs 54.8 months, HR: 0.98 (0.78-1.23), 1.10 (0.88-1.38)

Clinically Significant Adverse Events

Pac Poliglu vs Pac vs Placebo:
Serious AE: none
Grade 2-4 AE: neurologic AEs (46 vs 36 vs 14%), gastrointestinal AEs (20.3 vs 27 vs 11%)


Improved PFS with paclitaxel or paclitaxel poliglumex, no OS difference


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