A Study of Creon (Pancrelipase) in Resected and Non-resected Pancreatic Cancer Participants With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT03859869


This is a study in participants with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) due to pancreatic cancer. This study will include resected participants who are post pancreatic cancer surgery, and an additional cohort in non-resected participants.

Official Title

Creon (Pancrelipase) Therapy for Subjects With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) Due to Pancreatic Cancer: A Double-blind, Randomized, Parallel Design With 2 Dose Cohorts of Pancrelipase in Resected Pancreatic Cancer Subjects and an Open-label Single Dose Cohort in Non-resected Pancreatic Cancer Subjects

Stanford Investigator(s)

Brendan C. Visser, MD
Brendan C. Visser, MD

Professor of Surgery (General Surgery)


Inclusion Criteria:

* Participant has diagnosed cancer of pancreas with biopsy and/or radiography, with a life expectancy of at least 5 months at screening
* Participant's pancreatic cancer must involve the head and/or neck of the pancreas
* Confirmed exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) as evidenced by fecal elastase-1 (FE-1) ≤ 150 µg/g stool at screening
* A positive Sudan stain for participants without history of fat malabsorption (fat malabsorption is defined as clinical steatorrhea, or measured stool fat \> 7 g/day, or positive stool results by Sudan stain) within 1 week of screening -- Positive stool results are defined as increased level of neutral OR total fats

Exclusion Criteria:

* Participant has neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer
* Participant has fibrosing colonopathy
* Participant has any other malignancy within 1 year of screening
* Participant has uncontrolled gout, including those with a recent flare within 60 days of screening
* Participant has other significant organ or bone marrow abnormality within 60 days of screening


drug: Pancrelipase

drug: Placebo

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Susan Segar
1 650-721-3541

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