Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Leukemia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002588|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2010
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 I trial to study the effectiveness of topotecan and etoposide in treating patients who have recurrent or refractory leukemia.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Leukemia||Drug: etoposide Drug: topotecan hydrochloride||Phase 1|
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of topotecan when combined with etoposide in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or blastic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia. II. Determine the toxicity of this regimen in these patients. III. Measure serum levels of topotecan at steady state and correlate them with any change in topoisomerase II content in leukemic blasts. IV. Assess whether it is feasible to correlate any upregulation of topoisomerase II expression with tumor response to etoposide in subsequent Phase II studies. V. Assess whether levels of pretreatment expression of topoisomerases I and II in leukemic cells are predictive of clinical response. VI. Assess whether it is feasible to develop a pharmacodynamic assay based on posttreatment apoptotic changes in leukemic blasts and whether this could be correlated with tumor response in subsequent phase II trials. VII. Determine the response in patients treated with this regimen.
OUTLINE: Induction: 2-Drug Combination Chemotherapy. Topotecan, TOPO, NSC-609699; Etoposide, VP-16, NSC-141540. Consolidation: 2-Drug Combination Chemotherapy. TOPO; VP-16.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 15-23 patients will be accrued in approximately 18 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase I Trial of Sequential Topotecan(NSC 609699)and Etoposide for Patients With Relapsed, Refractory,or High Risk Acute Myeloid or Lymphoid Leukemia|
|Study Start Date :||August 1994|
|Primary Completion Date :||July 2000|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2001|
- Determine the maximum tolerated dose of topotecan when combined with etoposide in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or blastic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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|United States, Ohio|
|Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106-5065|
|Study Chair:||Brenda W. Cooper, MD||Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|