Gene-Modified White Blood Cells Followed By Interleukin-2 and Vaccine Therapy in Treating Patients With Metastatic Melanoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00085462|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 11, 2004
Last Update Posted : June 22, 2012
RATIONALE: Inserting a gene that has been created in the laboratory into a person's white blood cells may make the body build an immune response to kill tumor cells. Interleukin-2 may stimulate a person's white blood cells to kill tumor cells. Vaccines may make the body build an immune response to kill tumor cells. Combining gene-modified white blood cell infusions with interleukin-2 and vaccine therapy may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: This phase I trial is studying how well giving gene-modified white blood cells when given together with interleukin-2 and vaccine therapy works in treating patients with metastatic melanoma.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Melanoma (Skin)||Biological: aldesleukin Biological: filgrastim Biological: gp100-fowlpox vaccine Biological: therapeutic autologous lymphocytes Biological: therapeutic tumor infiltrating lymphocytes Drug: cyclophosphamide Drug: fludarabine phosphate||Phase 1|
- Determine, preliminarily, any clinical tumor regression in lymphodepleted patients with metastatic melanoma treated with fowlpox gp100 antigen immunization and antitumor antigen T-cell receptor (TCR)-engineered tumor infiltrating lymphocytes or CD8+ autologous peripheral blood lymphocytes followed by interleukin-2.
- Determine the in vivo survival of TCR gene-engineered cells in patients treated with this regimen.
OUTLINE: Patients are stratified according to their ability to produce tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) (yes vs no).
Patients receive lymphodepleting chemotherapy comprising cyclophosphamide IV over 1 hour on days -7 and -6 and fludarabine IV over 30 minutes on days -5 to -1.
- Stratum 1 (TIL): Patients receive TIL retrovirally transduced with gp100 antigen TCR gene IV over 20-30 minutes on day 0*.
- Stratum 2 (CD8+peripheral blood lymphocytes [PBL]): Patients receive CD8+PBL retrovirally transduced with gp100 antigen TCR gene IV over 20-30 minutes on day 0*.
NOTE: *Day 0 is 1-4 days after the last dose of fludarabine.
Patients in both strata also receive fowlpox-gp100 vaccine (before TIL/PBL infusion) IV over 1-2 minutes on days 0 and 28 and high-dose interleukin-2 (IL-2) IV over 15 minutes every 8 hours on days 0-4 and days 28-32. Patients also receive G-CSF SC once daily beginning on day 0 and continuing until blood counts recover.
Treatment continues in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Beginning 6-8 weeks after the last dose of vaccine and high-dose IL-2, patients with stable or responding disease may receive 1 retreatment course.
Responding patients are followed at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months and then annually thereafter.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 61 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||61 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Treatment of Patients With Metastatic Melanoma by Lymphodepleting Conditioning Followed by Infusion of TCR-Gene Engineered Lymphocytes and Subsequent Fowlpox gp100 Vaccination|
|Study Start Date :||May 2004|
|Primary Completion Date :||May 2007|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2008|
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): NCT00085462
|United States, Maryland|
|Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - NCI Clinical Trials Referral Office|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892-1182|
|NCI - Surgery Branch|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892-1201|
|Principal Investigator:||Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD||NCI - Surgery Branch|