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Veliparib and Topotecan Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Solid Tumors, Relapsed or Refractory Ovarian Cancer, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Study identifier: NCT01012817
Full study details on

Name of PARP Inhibitor used in study:

Veliparib (Abbvie)


Metastatic solid tumor for which curative measures do not exist (Phase I); Ovarian epithelial or primary peritoneal cancer (Phase II) refractory to platinum-based therapy or relapsed less than a year after platinum-based therapy, no more than 2 prior therapeutic regimes for ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer

Type of study:

Phase I/II study


28-day cycles with veliparib orally on days 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17 and topotecan hydrochloride intravenously on days 2, 9, and 16

Study sites:

Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Contact: Donald W. Northfelt 507-538-7623

Mayo Clinic
Contact: Charles Erlichman 507-538-7623

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