A Randomized Phase II Study of Trastuzumab and Pertuzumab (TP) Compared to Cetuximab and Irinotecan (CETIRI) in Advanced/Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (MCRC) with HER-2 Amplification
This randomized phase II trial studies how well trastuzumab and pertuzumab work compared to
cetuximab and irinotecan hydrochloride in treating patients with HER2/neu amplified
colorectal cancer that has spread from where it started to other places in the body and
cannot be removed by surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as trastuzumab and pertuzumab, may
interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy,
such as cetuximab and irinotecan hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of
tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them
from spreading. Giving trastuzumab and pertuzumab may work better compared to cetuximab and
irinotecan hydrochloride in treating patients with colorectal cancer.
Lebanon,Nashua,St. Johnsbury, VT
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