Sargramostim in Reducing Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Patients Who Are Undergoing Donor Stem Cell Transplantation for Hematologic Cancer or Aplastic Anemia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00053157|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 28, 2003
Last Update Posted : January 31, 2013
RATIONALE: Colony-stimulating factors such as sargramostim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help a person's immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Giving sargramostim to the stem cell donor and the patient may reduce the chance of developing graft-versus-host disease following stem cell transplantation.
PURPOSE: Clinical trial to study the effectiveness of sargramostim in decreasing graft-versus-host disease in patients who are undergoing donor stem cell transplantation for hematologic cancer or aplastic anemia.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders Graft Versus Host Disease Leukemia Lymphoma Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms||Biological: sargramostim|
- Determine the efficacy of sargramostim (GM-CSF) to mobilize CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells in donors and to reduce graft-vs-host disease in patients after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) for hematologic malignancy or aplastic anemia.
- Determine the safety of GM-CSF after allogeneic SCT transplantation in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study.
- Donors: Donors receive sargramostim (GM-CSF) subcutaneously (SC) once daily on days 1-6. Donors undergo stem cell harvest on day 7.
Donors may undergo up to 3 apheresis procedures to reach the target stem cell dose and may receive additional GM-CSF prior to each collection.
- Patients: Patients receive conditioning therapy as per transplantation protocol RP98-15. Patients undergo allogeneic stem cell transplantation on day 0. Patients then receive GM-CSF SC once daily beginning on day 7 and continuing until blood counts recover.
Patients are followed weekly until day 100 and then at days 180 and 360.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 10 patients and 10 donors will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||10 participants|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Use Of Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) To Mobilize Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Along With GM-CSF Administration Post Allogeneic Transplant - A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||June 2002|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2004|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00053157
|United States, New York|
|Roswell Park Cancer Institute|
|Buffalo, New York, United States, 14263-0001|
|Study Chair:||Philip L. McCarthy, MD||Roswell Park Cancer Institute|