Arsenic Trioxide in Combination With Cytarabine in Patients With High-Risk MDS and Poor-Prognosis AML

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00195104
First received: September 14, 2005
Last updated: October 2, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to find out the effectiveness and side effects of arsenic trioxide in combination with low-dose ara-C.


Condition Intervention Phase
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Drug: Arsenic Trioxide (Tricenox)
Drug: Cytarabine
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I/II Study of Arsenic Trioxide in Combination With Cytosine Arabinoside in Patients With High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Poor-Prognosis Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

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Further study details as provided by Weill Medical College of Cornell University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and dose-limiting toxicity (DLT) of cytosine arabinoside in combination with ATO 0.25mg/kg/day IV for 10 days on therapy followed by 14 days off therapy in patients with high-risk MDS and poor-prognosis AML.
  • To characterize the safety and tolerability of the combination of ATO and low-dose ara-C, including acute and chronic toxicities.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the CR and PR rates in patients with high-risk MDS and poor-prognosis AML treated with the combination of ATO and low-dose ara-C.

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: July 2003
Detailed Description:

This is an open-label, single institution, dose-escalation study of low-dose cytosine arabinoside and arsenic trioxide.

Patients will receive a fixed dose of arsenic trioxide administered 0.25mg/kg/day on days 1-5 and 8-12 and ara-C administered at 5, 7.5, or 10 mg/m2 SC BID days 1-14 in repeated cycles of 2 weeks on therapy and 2 weeks off therapy in a standard dose escalation design (1 cycle = 2 weeks on therapy + 2 weeks off therapy).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic diagnosis of high-risk MDS (IPSS int-2).
  • No prior cytotoxic therapy for MDS or AML (patients may have received prior therapy with hematopoietic growth factors, immunomodulatory agents or 5-azacitidine).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating women.
  • Absolute QT interval >460 msec in the presence of serum potassium and magnesium values within the normal range.
  • Concurrent treatment with maintenance therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, radiation, or investigational agents.
  • Uncontrolled or severe cardiovascular or pulmonary disease.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00195104

Locations
United States, New York
Weill Medcial College of Cornell University
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gail Roboz, M.D. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00195104     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0603-887
Study First Received: September 14, 2005
Last Updated: October 2, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Weill Medical College of Cornell University:
Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Leukemia, Myeloid
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Preleukemia
Leukemia
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Cytarabine
Arsenic trioxide
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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