A Phase II Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Ultratrace Iobenguane I 131 in Patients With Malignant Relapsed/Refractory Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma
This clinical trial is designed to evaluate the effectiveness and collect additional safety information on AZEDRA® (iobenguane I 131) for the treatment of metastatic or relapsed/refractory (to other treatment) or unresectable pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma. The purpose of this trial is to test the use of AZEDRA® as a treatment for pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, a rare disease. This Phase II study will help determine primarily if using the drug reduces the amount of blood pressure medication being taken as a result of the cancer and secondarily to determine such things as the effectiveness of the study drug in treating the cancer, additional safety measures, and to assess if the drug helps the quality of life and use of pain medication. All subjects will receive an imaging dose with scans followed by two therapeutic doses given approximately 3 months apart.
• Be at least 12 years of age
• Have a documented (medical record) diagnosis of either pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma
• Be ineligible for curative surgery for pheochromocytoma
• Have failed a prior therapy for pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma or are not candidates for chemotherapy or other curative therapies
• Be on stable antihypertensive medication for pheochromocytoma-related hypertension for at least 30 days
• Have at least one tumor site by CT or MR or iobenguane I 131 scan
• Have an expected survival of at least 6 months
• Subjects must agree to use an acceptable form of birth control (abstinence, IUD, oral contraception, barrier and spermicide or hormonal implant) during this study and for 6 months following Therapeutic Doses of Ultratrace Iobenguane I 131.
• Male subjects must agree not to father a child during the period beginning immediately after administration of the first Therapeutic Dose of Ultratrace Iobenguane I 131 during the study and ending six months after administration of the last Therapeutic Dose of Ultratrace Iobenguane I 131.