Biological Therapy in Treating Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, and Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation for Hematologic Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004061|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 25, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2013
RATIONALE: Biological therapy using growth factors may be effective in reducing side effects in patients who have hematologic cancer and are receiving radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and peripheral stem cell transplantation.
PURPOSE: Randomized phase II trial to study the effectiveness of biological therapy to reduce side effects in patients who are undergoing radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and peripheral stem cell transplantation in treating lymphoma or leukemia.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Leukemia Lymphoma Oral Complications||Biological: filgrastim Biological: palifermin Drug: cyclophosphamide Drug: etoposide Drug: ifosfamide Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation Procedure: quality-of-life assessment Radiation: radiation therapy||Phase 2|
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor (rHuKGF) in reducing severe oral mucositis induced by total body irradiation and high dose chemotherapy in patients with hematologic malignancies. II. Compare the incidence of severe oral mucositis, the use of transdermal or perenteral opioid analgesics, and the incidence and duration of grade 2-4 diarrhea with or without rHuKGF in these patients. III. Determine the quality of life of these patients. IV. Determine the duration of febrile neutropenia and the duration of treatment with intravenous antifungals or antibiotics in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, multicenter study. Patients are stratified according to center. Patients are randomized to one of three treatment arms. Arm I: Patients receive recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor (rHuKGF) IV on days -11 to -9, -5, and 0 to 2. Total body irradiation (TBI) is administered twice a day on days -8 to -5. Patients receive etoposide IV over 4 hours on day -4 and cyclophosphamide IV over 1 hour on day -2 (some patients may receive an alternate regimen of ifosfamide IV over 1 hour on days-4 to 0 followed each day by etoposide IV over 23 hours). Filgrastim (G-CSF) is administered subcutaneously (SQ) beginning on day 0 and continuing for up to 21 days until blood counts recover. Autologous peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) are infused on day 0. Arm II: Patients receive rHuKGF on days -11 to -9 and -5 as in arm I. Placebo is administered on days 0 to 2. TBI, chemotherapy, and PBSC transplantation are administered as in arm I. Arm III: Patients receive placebo on days -11 to -9, -5, and 0 to 2. TBI, chemotherapy, and PBSC transplantation are administered as in arm I. Quality of life is assessed prior to treatment, daily during therapy and until day 28 after transplantation. Patients are followed at day 28 and approximately day 60-100.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: At least 111 patients (37 per arm) will be accrued for this study within 15 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||111 participants|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Recombinant Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor (rHuKGF) in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Total Body Irradiation (TBI) and High-Dose Chemotherapy With Autologous Peripheral Blood|
|Study Start Date :||May 1999|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2003|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2009|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004061
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10021|
|Study Chair:||Eric W. Hedrick, MD||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|