Thirty patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma were treated on a phase 11 trial with altretamine. Altretamine was administered orally at a dosage of 260 mg/m2 days 1 through 14 with cycles repeated every 28 days. Nausea and vomiting were the most common toxicities. Ten percent (3 of 30) experienced Grade 3 gait abnormalities. None of the thirty evaluable patients achieved a complete or partial response. In summary, altretamine did not show antitumor activity in the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma.
- Renal cell carcinoma