Last updated on April 2010

Study of 0.1% Uracil Ointment (1UO) Ointment for the Prevention of Hand-Foot Syndrome


Brief description of study

The purpose of this research study is to see if combining uracil ointment (1UO) with capecitabine (Xeloda) can prevent Hand-Foot Syndrome. The study will also see what effects 1UO and capecitabine may have in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Detailed Study Description

Capecitabine is used in the treatment of human breast cancer among other human cancers. Following absorption, capecitabine is converted enzymatically to 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). The administration of capecitabine or 5-FU can cause a cutaneous toxicity known as hand-foot syndrome (HFS) or palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE). HFS is progressive with dose and duration of exposure to 5-FU or capecitabine. HFS is characterized by progressive redness and cracking of hands and feet. Currently, there are no approved therapies for HFS.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01100463

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Comprehensive Cancer Center

Palm Springs, CA United States
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Recruitment Status: Open


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