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Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Acute B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia or Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002471
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 30, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 20, 2013
Information provided by:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more cancer cells.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy in treating patients who have acute B-lymphoblastic leukemia or recurrent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Leukemia Lymphoma Drug: asparaginase Drug: cyclophosphamide Drug: cytarabine Drug: daunorubicin hydrochloride Drug: dexamethasone Drug: etoposide Drug: leucovorin calcium Drug: methotrexate Drug: methylprednisolone Drug: therapeutic hydrocortisone Drug: thiotepa Drug: vincristine sulfate Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Improve the survival of children and adolescents with poor-risk nonlymphoblastic lymphoma and acute B-lymphoblastic leukemia using an intensive, short-course regimen of combination chemotherapy. II. Assess the toxicity of the regimen.

OUTLINE: Nonrandomized study. Induction: 7-Drug Combination Chemotherapy with Leucovorin Rescue plus Triple Intrathecal Therapy (TIT). Cyclophosphamide, CTX, NSC-26271; Thiotepa, TSPA, NSC-6396; Vincristine, VCR, NSC-67574; Daunorubicin, DNR, NSC-82151; Dexamethasone, DM, NSC-34521; Etoposide, VP-16, NSC-141540; Methotrexate, MTX, NSC-740; with Leucovorin calcium, Citrovorum Factor, CF, NSC-3590; plus TIT: IT MTX; IT Cytarabine, IT ARA-C, NSC-63878; IT Hydrocortisone, IT HC, NSC-10483. Consolidation: 6-Drug Combination Chemotherapy with Leucovorin Rescue plus TIT. ARA-C; VP-16; Asparaginase (E. coli), ASP, NSC-109229; MTX; VCR; Methylprednisolone, MePRDL, NSC-19987; with CF; plus TIT. Reinduction: 7-Drug Combination Chemotherapy with Leucovorin Rescue plus TIT. CTX; TSPA; VCR; DNR; DM; VP-16; MTX; with CF; plus TIT.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A maximum of 30 patients, accrued from 4 institutions, will be entered. If at any time more than 3 patients are not "event free", the trial will be terminated early, with patients considered event free if they enter remission, do not die as a result of treatment toxicity, and do not experience progression within 1 year from the start of therapy.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Trial of Intensive, Short-Course Combination Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Poor-Risk Nonlymphoblastic Lymphoma and Acute B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia and in Patients With Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Study Start Date : February 1990
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2003

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Newly diagnosed undifferentiated nonlymphoblastic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (Burkitt's or non-Burkitt's) Newly diagnosed large cell lymphoma with CNS involvement Recurrent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma L-3 and B-cell leukemia included At least 1 of the following required: LDH at least 500 IU/liter (old method) or 2,000 IU/liter (new method) Bone marrow involvement (greater than 5% lymphoblasts) CNS involvement (lymphoblasts on CSF cytospin or intracranial mass on CT or MRI scan)

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Any age Performance status: Not specified Hematopoietic: Not specified Hepatic: Not specified Renal: Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Prior therapy allowed for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma No prior therapy for all other diseases

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002471

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United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109-0752
United States, New York
Kaplan Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
United States, Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Study Chair: Norma Wollner, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Finlay JL, Wasserman R, Willoughby M, et al.: A pilot study of brief intensive chemotherapy for children with high-risk small non-cleaved cell lymphoma (SNCCL) and acute B-cell leukemmia (B-ALL). Med Pediatr Oncol 21(8): A-18, 535, 1993.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002471    
Other Study ID Numbers: 90-013
CDR0000076672 ( Registry Identifier: PDQ (Physician Data Query) )
First Posted: August 30, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 20, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013
Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:
childhood Burkitt lymphoma
L3 childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
B-cell childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
L3 adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
B-cell adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
recurrent adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma
stage III adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
stage III adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
stage III adult Burkitt lymphoma
stage IV grade 3 follicular lymphoma
stage IV adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
stage IV adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
stage IV adult Burkitt lymphoma
recurrent grade 3 follicular lymphoma
recurrent adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
recurrent adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
recurrent adult Burkitt lymphoma
stage III childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma
stage IV childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma
stage IV childhood large cell lymphoma
recurrent childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma
recurrent childhood large cell lymphoma
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Hydrocortisone 17-butyrate 21-propionate
Hydrocortisone acetate
Hydrocortisone hemisuccinate
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs