ALCHEMIST ALK- ECOG-ACRIN E4512 for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
What is the Purpose of this Study?
- Be randomized (like the flip of a coin) to get either:
-- Group 1: The study drug crizotinib twice a day for up to 2 years
-- Group 2: Be followed for observation for up to 10 years
- Get CT scans every 6 months if less than 4 years from study entry and then every 12 months for up to 10 years from study entry
Who Can Participate in this Study?
Adults with non-small cell lung cancer who:
- Have complete surgical resection of their cancer
- Have had no prior treatment with crizotinib
- Are not pregnant or nursing
What is Involved?
We are doing this study to see if giving the study drug Crizotinib after surgery (or chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy) will help prevent the cancer from returning.