Bryostatin 1 in Treating Patients With Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 19, 2004
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2013
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Brief Summary:

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

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of bryostatin 1 in treating patients with relapsed multiple myeloma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Neoplasm Drug: bryostatin 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of bryostatin 1 administered as a 72-hour continuous infusion in patients with relapsed multiple myeloma. II. Determine the qualitative and quantitative toxic effects of bryostatin 1 in these patients. III. Determine the duration of response and survival following bryostatin 1 in these patients.

OUTLINE: All patients receive bryostatin 1 by 72-hour continuous infusion every 2 weeks until disease progression or 2 courses beyond complete remission. Response is assessed after every 4 courses. Patients are followed for survival.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 15-25 evaluable patients will be entered into this study over 1.25 years.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 1997
Primary Completion Date : January 1999
Study Completion Date : November 2000

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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Multiple myeloma of any stage that has failed 1 or 2 prior regimens (chemotherapy, biologic therapy, or both, or bone marrow transplantation) Evidence of disease progression required Ineligible for known treatment of higher potential efficacy One of the following protein criteria required: Quantifiable M-components of IgG, IgA, IgD, or IgE Urinary kappa or lambda light chain (Bence-Jones protein) excretion Re-treatment on this protocol allowed if disease relapsed after a complete remission

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: Zubrod 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 12 weeks Hematopoietic: Absolute neutrophil count greater than 1,500/mm3 Platelet count greater than 50,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.5 mg/dL Transaminases less than 2.5 times normal Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min Cardiovascular: No history of impaired cardiac status, e.g.: Severe coronary artery disease Cardiomyopathy Congestive heart failure Arrhythmia Other: No known AIDS or HIV infection No second malignancy within 5 years except: Adequately treated nonmelanomatous skin cancer Carcinoma in situ of the cervix No pregnant or nursing women Effective contraception required of fertile patients during and for 2 months after study

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: See Disease Characteristics Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics At least 4 weeks since chemotherapy (8 weeks since mitomycin or nitrosoureas) and recovered Endocrine therapy: No concurrent steroids Radiotherapy: At least 4 weeks since radiotherapy and recovered Surgery: Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00002907

United States, Michigan
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
Sponsors and Collaborators
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Ayad M. Al-Katib, MD, FACP Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Responsible Party: Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Identifier: NCT00002907     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000065272
P30CA022453 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: July 19, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute:
refractory multiple myeloma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Bryostatin 1
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents