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MK0457 in Patients With Leukemia (0457-003)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: May 24, 2005
Last updated: August 21, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
In this study participants with relapsed/refractory leukemia will be given MK-0457 in sequential cohorts and with varying treatment duration to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) for MK-0457.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia in Blast Crisis Lymphocytic Leukemia, B Cell, Acute Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Drug: MK0457 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I/II Dose Escalation Study of MK0457 in Patients With Leukemia

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants Experiencing Dose-Limiting Toxicities (DLTs) [ Time Frame: Part 1: up to 5 days, Part 2: up to 24 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hematological response rate to MK-0457 as a 5-day CIV infusion [ Time Frame: At the end of each cycle (up to 18 months) ]

Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: MK-0457
Participants receive MK-0457 as a continuous intravenous infusion (CIV) at assigned dose and duration
Drug: MK0457


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

Inclusion Criteria:

Part 1:

  • Patients with relapsed/refractory acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), poor risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), myeloproliferative diseases, or chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in blast crisis

Part 2:

  • Acute myelogenous leukemia (with FLT-3 mutation ), and myeloproliferative diseases only
  • At least 2 weeks since the last cytotoxic therapy
  • Acceptable renal and hepatic function
  • Ambulatory, capable of all self-care, and out of bed for more than 50% of waking hours
  • More than 2 months since autologous bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not fully recovered from previous anti-leukemia therapy
  • Previous allogeneic bone marrow transplant
  • Uncontrolled congestive heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction within the last 3 months
  • Active or uncontrolled infection
  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • Currently active second malignancy, other than non-melanoma skin cancer
  • History of hepatitis B or C, known HIV positivity, or AIDS related illness
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00111683

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00111683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0457-003
Study First Received: May 24, 2005
Last Updated: August 21, 2015

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Myelodysplastic Syndrome[Refractory Anemia with
Excess Blasts-1 or 2 (WHO Classification)]
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia in blast crisis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
Blast Crisis
Leukemia, B-Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
Neoplastic Processes
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