Phase II Study of SCH66336, A Farnesyltransferase Inhibitor in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 4, 2002
Last Update Posted : January 23, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brief Summary:
The goal of this research is to see if giving the drug SCH66336 by mouth can improve the disease in patients with chronic or accelerated phase CML. The safety of this treatment will also be studied.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Drug: SCH66336 Phase 2

Detailed Description:

Objectives for this study are two-fold:

  1. To determine the efficacy of SCH66336 in patients with chronic phase and accelerated phase CML in relation to response rate, duration of response, and survival.
  2. To assess the toxicity of SCH66366 in these patients.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 13 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of SCH66336, A Farnesyltransferase Inhibitor in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
Study Start Date : April 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2004

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • Diagnosis of Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) -positive CML in chronic or accelerated phase;
  • Failure to respond to or intolerance to imatinib mesylate (Gleevec);
  • Age >/= 16 years;
  • Life expectancy of >/= 2 months;
  • Performance status 2 or better (Zubrod);
  • Adequate renal and hepatic functions (creatinine and bilirubin </= 2 mg/dl);
  • Adequate cardiac function;
  • Not candidates for or have refused allogeneic transplantation;
  • Patients should not be receiving azoles (ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole), macrolides, HIV protease inhibitors, cyclosporin or anti-seizure drugs (phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine), rifampin or isoniazid.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00038597

United States, Texas
MDAnderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator: Jorge Cortes, MD UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00038597     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DM01-072
First Posted: June 4, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 23, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Philadelphia chromosome positive CML
Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic, Chronic Phase
Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic, Accelerated Phase

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
Chronic Disease
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action