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Pegfilgrastim Administered on the Same Day as Chemotherapy in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00115193
First Posted: June 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amgen
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to provide data on the safety and efficacy of pegfilgrastim when administered on the same day versus the next day of chemotherapy, as measured by the duration of grade 4 neutropenia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Drug: pegfilgrastim Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Study of Pegfilgrastim Administered on the Same Day or the Next Day of R-Chop Chemotherapy in Subjects With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduce the duration of neutropenia and incidence of febrile neutropenia. [ Time Frame: The primary outcome will be evaluated at the end of the study. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • On the same day as chemotherapy as measured by the incidence of hematologic and non-hematologic toxicities, the number of subjects who received planned doses of chemotherapy on time and response rates. [ Time Frame: The secondary outcome will be evaluated at the end of the study. ]

Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: February 2003
Study Completion Date: August 2005
Primary Completion Date: August 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Arm A
Pegfilgrastim
Drug: pegfilgrastim
pegfilgrastim 6 mg on day 1 of each cycle (within 4 hours of chemotherapy completion)
Active Comparator: Arm B
Pegfilgrastim
Drug: pegfilgrastim
pegfilgrastim 6 mg on day 2 of each cycle (at least 24 hours after chemotherapy completion)

Detailed Description:

This was a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, phase 2 study of pegfilgrastim given either the same day as or the day after a chemotherapy regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone, and rituximab (R-CHOP).

Chemotherapy was administered every 21 days for up to 6 cycles in subjects with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL; mantle cell or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma). Subjects were administered R-CHOP on day 1 of each cycle. All subjects were randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms: arm A subjects were administered pegfilgrastim 6 mg on day 1 of each cycle (within 4 hours of chemotherapy completion); arm B subjects were administered pegfilgrastim 6 mg on day 2 of each cycle (at least 24 hours after chemotherapy completion). All subjects were administered placebo on the day they did not receive pegfilgrastim. A total of 77 subjects were enrolled at 24 centers across the US. Protocol treatment duration for subjects was up to 18 weeks (6 three-week cycles).

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Inclusion Criteria: - Histologically proven mantle cell lymphoma or histologically proven diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) according to the REAL classification - Measurable and/or evaluable disease - Previously untreated patients Exclusion Criteria: - Burkitt's or B-lymphoblastic lymphoma - Central nervous system (CNS) involvement - Active infection requiring treatment with systemic anti-infectives within 72 hours of chemotherapy - Prior malignancy within the last 5 years - T-cell lymphoma or history of indolent lymphoma - Prior bone marrow or stem cell transplantation - Known sensitivity to E. coli derived drug products
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00115193


Sponsors and Collaborators
Amgen
Investigators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00115193     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00066833
Other Study ID Numbers: 20020134
First Submitted: June 21, 2005
First Posted: June 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Oncology
NHL
Mantle cell
Diffuse large B-cell
Chemotherapy
RCHOP
Neulasta®
Neutropenia
Pegfilgrastim
Amgen

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases