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Zosuquidar in Combination With Daunorubicin and Cytarabine in Patients Ages 55-75 With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 11, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 1, 2008
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Information provided by:
Kanisa Pharmaceuticals
Chemotherapy drugs use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Zosuquidar may help daunorubicin and cytarabine kill more cancer cells by making cancer cells more sensitive to the drugs. It is not yet known whether daunorubicin and cytarabine are more effective with or without zosuquidar in treating acute myeloid leukemia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Leukemia, Myeloid Drug: Zosuquidar Drug: Daunorubicin Drug: Cytarabine Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Phase I/II, Multicenter Dose Escalation Study of Zosuquidar, Daunorubicin, and Cytarabine in Patients Ages 55-75 With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Further study details as provided by Kanisa Pharmaceuticals:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


Phase I:

To Evaluate the safety of different doses of zosuquidar.

Phase II:

This study is designed to study the safety and effectiveness of zosuquidar when given with daunorubicin and cytarabine in newly diagnosed AML patients.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia
  • Ages 55-75 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute promyelocytic leukemia (FAB M3)
  • Patients must not have received prior chemotherapy for AML.
  • Prior exposure to anthracycline
  • Use of any investigational agent within 4 weeks prior to enrollment into the study

For Phase II:

  • Patients must be P-glycoprotein positive
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00129168     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KAN-979-01
First Submitted: August 9, 2005
First Posted: August 11, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 1, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

Keywords provided by Kanisa Pharmaceuticals:
Leukemia, Myeloid
Adult AML

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors