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Phase II Study of Intravenous Novantrone(R) in the Treatment of AIDS Related Kaposi's Sarcoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002259
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Brief Summary:
To study the toxicity and efficacy of IV mitoxantrone hydrochloride (Novantrone) in AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sarcoma, Kaposi HIV Infections Drug: Mitoxantrone hydrochloride Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Intravenous Novantrone(R) in the Treatment of AIDS Related Kaposi's Sarcoma






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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have the following:

  • Biopsy proven Kaposi's sarcoma in advanced stages.
  • Positive HIV antibody, HIV culture or antigen capture or T4 cells < 500 in a patient with AIDS risk factor.
  • Informed consent and availability for follow-up.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:

  • Uncontrolled opportunistic infection.
  • Any medical, surgical or psychiatric condition which would constitute a contraindication to the use of mitoxantrone.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Uncontrolled opportunistic infection.
  • Unable to give informed consent.
  • Any medical, surgical or psychiatric condition which would constitute a contraindication to the use of mitoxantrone.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • More than one form of chemotherapy regimen.
  • Doxorubicin therapy > 300 mg/m2.

Prior Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Previous therapy consisting of more than one modality of therapy (e.g., chemotherapy plus radiotherapy or more than one form of chemotherapy regimen.)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002259


Locations
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United States, New York
Saint Luke's - Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
New York, New York, United States, 10019
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lederle Laboratories

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002259     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 055B
3-102
First Posted: August 31, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: August 1991
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Mitoxantrone
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sarcoma, Kaposi
Sarcoma
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Virus Diseases
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue
Mitoxantrone
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action