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Treatment of Relapsed T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or T-Lymphoblastic Lymphoma With MabCampath

This study has been completed.
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Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: May 29, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
This study tests the effectivity and tolerability of treatment with alemtuzumab (MabCampath) in patients with relapsed or refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) or T-lymphoblastic lymphoma. In Arm A, patients with refractory relapse receive a 2 week treatment with MabCampath followed by remission evaluation. In case of insufficient response, treatment with cladribine is added. In Arm B, patients with molecular relapse (minimal residual disease) receive a 4 week treatment with MabCampath followed by remission evaluation. In both arms, treatment is continued in case of response for up to two months.

Condition Intervention Phase
Adult Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia T-Cell Lymphoma, Lymphoblastic Drug: Alemtuzumab (MabCampath) Drug: Cladribine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: German Multicenter Phase II Trial to Study Effectivity and Feasibility of Alemtuzumab (MabCampath®) in T-ALL and T-Lymphoblastic Lymphomas With Minimal Residual Disease (MRD), in Refractory Relapse or in Primary Failure

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Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Arm A: rate of molecular remissions (MRD < 10(-4), toxicity according to CTC, remission duration/survival, feasibility of s.c. dose escalation and long term therapy, mortality
  • Arm B: response (CR/PR/MR), toxicity according to CTC, SCT rate, remission duration/survival, feasibility of i.v. dose escalation/long term therapy, mortality

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: February 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007

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

Inclusion Criteria:

Both Arms:

  • T-ALL or T-lymphoblastic lymphoma
  • CD52-expression > 20%
  • Aged >= 18 years
  • ECOG/World Health Organization (WHO) performance status 0-2
  • Life expectancy of > 2 months
  • Contraception during, and for at least 6 months after, therapy
  • At least a 2 week interval to the last cycle of chemotherapy (decision in individual cases if rapid progression)
  • No persistent toxicity from earlier cycles
  • Written informed consent

Arm 1:

  • Evidence of MRD > 10(-4) with confirmation beyond week 16 in the GMALL-Study 07/2003

Arm 2:

  • Relapse with failure to at least one salvage therapy or primary failure after induction therapy and at least one salvage therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Substantial restrictions of heart, lung, liver, or kidney function
  • Active infection, HIV seropositivity or cytomegalovirus (CMV) viraemia
  • Pretreatment with MabCampath®
  • Known anaphylaxis to humanised antibodies
  • Permanent systemic therapy with corticosteroids
  • Central nervous system (CNS) involvement
  • Extramedullary bulky disease
  • Active secondary malignancies
  • Pregnancy or nursing
  • Mental disease or circumstances that prohibit compliance with the protocol procedures
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00199030

University Hospital, Medical Dept. II
Frankfurt, Germany, 60590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
Study Chair: Dieter Hoelzer, MD, PhD University Hospital Frankfurt, Medical Dept. II
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00199030     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GMALL07
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: May 29, 2008

Keywords provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital:
Minimal residual disease
Lymphoma, lymphoblastic, T-cell

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasm, Residual
Precursor T-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Leukemia, T-Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
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