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A011502 ASPIRIN: A randomized phase III double blinded placebo-controlled trial of aspirin as adjuvant therapy for HER2 negative breast cancer: the ABC trial

General Information

Age Group

Adult

Status

Recruiting

Protocol Number

NCT02927249

Background Information

This randomized phase III trial studies how well aspirin works in preventing the cancer from coming back (recurrence) in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) breast cancer after chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy. Aspirin is a drug that reduces pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clotting. It is also being studied in cancer prevention. Giving aspirin may reduce the rate of cancer recurrence in patients with breast cancer.

Offered At

Inova Schar Cancer Institute
8081 Innovation Park Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
A department of Inova Fairfax Hospital

Eligibility Information

  • Histologic documentation of women or men with node positive, HER2 negative, anatomic stage II or III breast carcinoma and high risk node negative (defined as estrogen receptor [ER] and progesterone receptor [PR] negative and tumor size > 2 cm) within one year of diagnosis and free of recurrence; patients with pN1mic are eligible; if neoadjuvant therapy was received, either initial clinical stage (determined by physical and or radiologic examination) or post-operative pathologic stage can be used for eligibility purposes, with the higher stage determining eligibility; histologic documentation of node positivity is required; bilateral breast cancers are allowed, as long as both cancers are HER2 negative and at least one of the cancers meets eligibility
  • Patients must be enrolled within 1 year after diagnosis
  • Additional eligibility on protocol

Ineligibility Information

  • Regular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)/aspirin use at any dose (including baby aspirin) (defined as >= 5 days per week) is allowed if aspirin and/or NSAIDs are stopped for 30 days prior to study entry and throughout the study period; participants will be encouraged to use acetaminophen for minor pain and fever
  • No history of gastrointestinal bleeding (GI) bleeding requiring a blood transfusion, endoscopic or operative intervention
  • No history of any prior stroke (hemorrhagic or ischemic)
  • No concurrent anticoagulation with warfarin or heparin/heparin analogues, clopidogrel, oral direct thrombin inhibitors, or direct factor XA inhibitors
  • No history of atrial fibrillation or myocardial infarction
  • No history of grade 4 hypertension, defined as hypertension resulting in life-threatening consequences (e.g., malignant hypertension, transient or permanent neurologic deficit, hypertensive crisis)
  • No chronic (duration > 30 days) daily use of oral steroids
  • No known allergy to aspirin
  • No prior malignancy of any type (including ductal breast carcinoma in situ [DCIS]) within the past 5 years except for current diagnosis of breast cancer, and any prior diagnosis of basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin or carcinoma in situ of the cervix; patients with a prior history of breast cancer greater than 5 years from study screening may participate in this study
  • Additional ineligibility on protocol

 

Additional information can be found at  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02927249