Trial for the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Mature B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL), Burkitt's Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) and Other High-grade Lymphoma in Adults
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00199082
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nicola Goekbuget, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
The study evaluates the efficacy and tolerability of alternating short cycles of high-dose and conventional chemotherapy in combination with rituximab in CD20 positive patients, followed by local radiation therapy in the case of initial mediastinal or central nervous system (CNS) involvement or a residual tumor after chemotherapy. A dose-reduced regimen is offered for patients estimated to be over 55 years, biologically.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
15 Years to 65 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Burkitt's leukemia or Burkitt's lymphoma or primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma or B-precursor lymphoblastic lymphoma or large cell anaplastic lymphoma
Age > 15 years
Written informed consent
Serious secondary diseases, including psychiatric conditions, under which the required therapy compliance is not to be expected
Secondary lymphoma following prior chemotherapy/radiotherapy or active second malignancy
Known severe allergy to foreign proteins
Pre-treatment other than 1 cycle CHOP or similar; < 1 week of another chemotherapy.
Pregnancy or nursing
Participation in other studies that interfere with study therapy