A Randomized Multicenter Pragmatic Trial Comparing Bone Pain From a Single Dose of Pegfilgrastim to 5 Doses of Daily Filgrastim in Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant/Adjuvant Chemotherapy

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 26, 2023
  • participants needed
    232
  • sponsor
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Updated on 26 June 2021

Summary

REaCT-5G will compare bone pain from a single dose of Pegfilgrastim to 5 doses of daily filgrastim in breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant/adjuvant chemotherapy.

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The use of granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (G-CSF) significantly reduces febrile neutropenia (FN) risk and has helped maintain dose intensity and dose density when treating breast cancer with chemotherapy. This is crucial as survival outcomes are significantly impaired if dose intensity are reduced. National and international guidelines recommend the use of G-CSF as primary prophylaxis with most commonly used breast cancer chemotherapy regimens. Filgrastim (FIL) as a G-CSF that has been in use since the early 90s. Pegfilgrastim (PEG) is a long-acting, pegylated version of FIL that requires only one injection per chemotherapy cycle instead of daily FIL injections for 5 to 10 days per cycle. PEG and FIL both come at the potential cost of bone pain, the most common side effect. G-CSF related bone pain is often severe, leading to refusal or cancellation of G-CSF and early discontinuation of chemotherapy. We propose to perform a pragmatic, multicenter, open-label, randomized clinical trial to compare bone pain experienced by patients receiving either PEG or 5-day-FIL with neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy.

Details
Condition Early Stage Breast Cancer
Treatment filgrastim, pegfilgrastim
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04781959
SponsorOttawa Hospital Research Institute
Last Modified on26 June 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

Patients with early-stage or locally-advanced breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy requiring primary febrile neutropenia prophylaxis with G-CSF
Able to provide verbal consent
Able to complete questionnaires in English or French

Exclusion Criteria

No access to pegfilgrastim or filgrastim prior to randomization
Metastatic cancer
Known hypersensitivity to filgrastim or pegfilgrastim or one of its components
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