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Radiolabeled Monoclonal Antibody Therapy and Etoposide Followed by Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Patients With Advanced Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Refractory Leukemia

This study has been completed.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: July 5, 2000
Last updated: June 17, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

RATIONALE: Radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies can locate cancer cells and deliver radiation to them without harming normal cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Peripheral stem cell transplantation may allow the doctor to give higher doses of radiation and chemotherapy drugs and kill more cancer cells.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of radiolabeled monoclonal antibody therapy plus etoposide followed by peripheral stem cell transplantation in treating patients who have advanced myelodysplastic syndrome or refractory leukemia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Leukemia Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Biological: filgrastim Drug: etoposide Procedure: autologous bone marrow transplantation Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation Radiation: yttrium Y 90 monoclonal antibody M195 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of Yttrium-90 Labeled HuM195 Combined With Etoposide as a Conditioning Regimen for Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Advanced Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Refractory Leukemia

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:

Study Start Date: April 2000
Study Completion Date: November 2003
Primary Completion Date: November 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • Determine the maximum tolerated dose of yttrium Y 90 humanized monoclonal antibody M195 when combined with etoposide as a preparative regimen for autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in patients with advanced myelodysplastic syndrome or refractory leukemia.
  • Determine the qualitative toxicities associated with this regimen in this patient population.
  • Assess preliminary information on engraftment following this conditioning regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study of yttrium Y 90 humanized monoclonal antibody M195 (Y90 MOAB M195).

Patients receive Y90 MOAB M195 IV over 40 minutes once between days -12 to -9 and etoposide IV over several hours on day -3. Peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow are reinfused on day 0. Patients receive filgrastim (G-CSF) subcutaneously beginning on day 1 until hematopoietic recovery.

Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of Y90 MOAB M195 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 3 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicities.

Patients are followed between days 10 and 14 and then monthly for 6 months.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 3-24 patients will be accrued for this study within 12 months.


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


  • One of the following diagnoses:

    • Acute myeloid leukemia
    • Accelerated/blastic phase of a myeloproliferative disorder (i.e., greater than 10% blasts in bone marrow or presence of extramedullary disease)
    • Myelodysplastic syndrome
    • Acute lymphocytic leukemia with expression of CD33

      • Greater than 20% blast population
      • No evidence of CNS disease
  • Relapsed after previously achieving complete remission
  • Must have previously had peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow cells harvested and cryopreserved while in remission
  • Greater than 25% of bone marrow blasts must be CD33 positive



  • 18 and over

Performance status:

  • Not specified

Life expectancy:

  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR
  • Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min


  • LVEF greater than 50% by ECG or MUGA
  • No history of cardiomyopathy or symptomatic congestive heart failure


  • DLCO at least 50% predicted


  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • HIV negative
  • No other concurrent active malignancy
  • No known sensitivity to E. coli derived products


Biologic therapy

  • See Disease Characteristics


  • See Disease Characteristics

Endocrine therapy

  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00006040

United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Peter Maslak, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00006040     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99-126
CDR0000068055 ( Registry Identifier: PDQ (Physician Data Query) )
Study First Received: July 5, 2000
Last Updated: June 17, 2013

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:
recurrent adult acute myeloid leukemia
recurrent adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
relapsing chronic myelogenous leukemia
accelerated phase chronic myelogenous leukemia
blastic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia
previously treated myelodysplastic syndromes
atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR-ABL1 negative
myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasm, unclassifiable

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Myelodysplastic-Myeloproliferative Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Etoposide phosphate
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on August 18, 2017