CINJALL: Treatment for Children With Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

This study has been terminated.
(accrual goal met)
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00176462
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 10, 2009
Last verified: December 2009

September 12, 2005
December 10, 2009
February 2001
September 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The purpose of this research study is to identify better ways to treat children and young adults with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
To pilot the substitution of oral divided-dose aminopterin for oral divided-dose methotrexate in the setting of combination chemotherapy for newly diagnosed patients.
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00176462 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
To measure 5-methytltetrahydrofolate, aminopterin and methotrexate uptake in leukemic blasts isolated at diagnosis [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
To measure 5-methytltetrahydrofolate, aminopterin and methotrexate uptake in leukemic blasts isolated at diagnosis
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CINJALL: Treatment for Children With Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
CINJALL: Treatment for Children With Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

The purpose of this research study is to identify better ways to treat children and young adults with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). At the same time, doctors hope to define methods to identify those patients at higher risk for certain side effects, as well as those who are at higher risk for relapse of their leukemia.

Outline of Therapy:

Combinations of chemotherapy drugs will be given orally, intravenously and intrathecally (directly into the cerebrospinal fluid by spinal tap) over a period of roughly two and a half years.

Therapy will be divided into five phases:

Induction (4 weeks): chemotherapy given to produce a clinical remission (defined by normal blood counts, with the absence of leukemia cells in the blood and fewer than 5% leukemia cells in the bone marrow).

Consolidation (11 weeks): chemotherapy given to consolidate the remission. Delayed Intensification (7 weeks) Intensive chemotherapy aimed at killing any resistant leukemia cells will be given only for patients at high risk of relapse.

Intensive Continuation (approximately 1 year): Eight week cycles of chemotherapy, given eight times.

Continuation (final year of therapy): Eight week cycles of largely oral chemotherapy, with one clinic visit for a lumbar puncture every eight weeks.

Irradiation: radiation will be given in the middle of intensive continuation to the head and spine of those patients who have leukemia cells found in the cerebrospinal fluid at the time of diagnosis.

Follow-up: After the conclusion of therapy, there will be periodic office visits, initially monthly, then gradually spaced out to annual visits. The purpose of these visits is to evaluate for late side-effects of therapy.

Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Drug: aminopterin
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: asparaginase
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: cyclophosphamide
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: cytarabine
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: daunomycin
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: dexamethasone
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: hydrocortisone
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: 6-mercaptopurine
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: methotrexate
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: 6-thioguanine
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
  • Drug: vincristine
    Therapy will be divided into five phases: Induction, Consolidation, Delayed Intensification (only for those patients meeting clinical criteria defining a high risk of relapse), Intensive Continuation, and Continuation
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Terminated
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September 2008
September 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria:

Newly Diagnosed ALL, excluding mature B-cell ALL (surface Ig positive) Patients with overt CNS or testicular disease are eligible Informed consent according to institutional and FDA guidelines. Adequate organ function is required. All patients with evidence of significant organ dysfunction not thought to be attributable to ALL (patients with clinically significant congestive heart failure, cardiac ejection fraction <40%, total bilirubin >2, serum creatinine >2) will be ineligible. Note: echocardiogram or MUGA are required prior to therapy ONLY for those patients with history or physical findings suggestive of cardiac dysfunction not directly attributable to anemia or ALL. Note: Patients with total bilirubin >2 but direct (conjugated) bilirubin less than the upper limit of normal will still be eligible. These patients should be evaluated for deficiency of the enzyme glucuronyl transferase.

HIV seropositive patients will not be excluded from this study. Patients with medical, psychological, or psychiatric problems that are likely to compromise their ability to tolerate intensive therapy will be ineligible. Any questions about the appropriateness of patient for this study should be directed to the Principal Investigator.

Patients greater than 1 year of age and less than 29.99 years of age are eligible.

Both
1 Year to 30 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00176462
020101-0220003389, CINJ#020101
Yes
Barton Kamen, UMDNJ
University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey
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Principal Investigator: Peter Cole, MD Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
December 2009

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