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Aminocamptothecin in Treating Patients With T-cell Lymphoma

This study has been completed.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yale University Identifier:
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: July 24, 2013
Last verified: March 2001

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of aminocamptothecin in treating patients with advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lymphoma Biological: filgrastim Drug: aminocamptothecin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Yale University:

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: May 1995
Study Completion Date: April 2000
Primary Completion Date: April 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the antitumor activity of aminocamptothecin (9-AC) administered by 72-hour infusion in patients with advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. II. Assess the toxic effects of 9-AC administered on this schedule.

OUTLINE: Single-Agent Chemotherapy. Aminocamptothecin, 9-AC, NSC-603071.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 30 patients will be accrued; if no more than 1 response is seen in the first 15 patients, the study will close. Probable duration of study is 18 months.


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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed, advanced stages IIB/III/IV cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Measurable or evaluable disease required Measurable disease includes: Skin disease evaluated by clinical assessment grid method Lesion measurable on imaging (i.e., CT measurement of lymph nodes) Pure osteolytic lesion Unidimensional lesion for which a normal measurement is available (e.g., mediastinal width on x-ray) Evaluable disease defined as malignant disease evident on physical or radiographic exam but not measurable by ruler or caliper, i.e.: Pelvic masses Confluent multinodular lung metastases Skin metastases CNS metastases eligible if stable for at least 4 weeks following completion of surgery or radiotherapy

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 3 months Hematopoietic: ANC at least 1,500 Platelets at least 100,000 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL AST less than 3 times normal Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Other: No contraindication to indwelling central venous catheter No active infection including HIV No other medical condition that would preclude protocol compliance No pregnant or nursing women Adequate contraception required of fertile patients

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Prior biological therapy allowed Chemotherapy: Prior systemic chemotherapy allowed Patients with more than 1 prior regimen analyzed separately At least 4 weeks since chemotherapy (6 weeks since nitrosoureas or mitomycin) Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: Prior skin irradiation allowed At least 4 weeks since wide-field radiotherapy Surgery: Fully recovered from prior surgery Other: Prior topical therapy allowed Prior PUVA allowed

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002635

United States, Connecticut
Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06520-8028
United States, Illinois
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
United States, Massachusetts
New England Medical Center Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: John R. Murren, MD Yale University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yale University Identifier: NCT00002635     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000064085
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: July 24, 2013

Keywords provided by Yale University:
stage II cutaneous T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma
stage III cutaneous T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma
stage IV cutaneous T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma
recurrent cutaneous T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, T-Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin processed this record on September 21, 2017