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Tumor RNA Transfected Dendritic Cell Vaccines

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00108264
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to use dendritic cells transfected with amplified RNA from autologous tumor cells to develop a vaccine strategy for the treatment of prostate cancer in patients with disseminated disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Biological: Tumor RNA transfected dendritic cells Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Tumor RNA Transfected Dendritic Cell Vaccines

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Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005
Detailed Description:
The specific aims are: 1) to evaluate, in a phase I clinical trial, the safety of vaccinating patients with dendritic cells transfected with RNA from autologous cancer cells; 2) to analyze the T cell responses induced by the treatment; and 3) to improve the efficacy of the treatment by developing methods to increase the induction of CD4+T cell responses.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a histologically confirmed diagnosis of metastatic prostate cancer stages D1 - D3 are eligible for this study.
  • They must not have a history of autoimmune disease, serious intercurrent chronic or acute illness, pulmonary disease, active hepatitis, serologic evidence for HIV, or be receiving corticosteroid or immunosuppressive therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be excluded from the study if they have received chemotherapy or other forms of immunotherapy in the 6 weeks prior to study entry.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00108264


Locations
United States, North Carolina
Durham VA Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27705
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00108264     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLIN-021-02S
First Submitted: April 14, 2005
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: May 2007

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Immunotherapy
Active
Dendritic Cells