Donor White Blood Cell Infusions and Interleukin-2 in Treating Patients Who Are Undergoing an Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Relapsed Advanced Lymphoid Cancer
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as melphalan, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. An autologous stem cell transplant using the patient's stem cells may be able to replace blood-forming cells that were destroyed by chemotherapy. Giving white blood cells from a donor may help the patient's body destroy any remaining cancer cells. Interleukin-2 may stimulate the white blood cells to kill cancer cells.
PURPOSE: This phase I/II trial is studying the side effects of donor white blood cell infusions and interleukin-2 and to see how well they work in treating patients who are undergoing an autologous stem cell transplant for relapsed advanced lymphoid cancer.
|Graft Versus Host Disease Leukemia Lymphoma Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Neoplasm||Biological: aldesleukin Biological: therapeutic allogeneic lymphocytes Drug: melphalan Procedure: bone marrow ablation with stem cell support Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Treatment|
|Official Title:||A Phase I-II Trial of Adoptive Immunotherapy Using Haploidentical, Related Donor-Lymphocyte Infusions and IL-2 After Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Advanced Lymphoid Malignancies|
- Extent, degree, and duration of donor chimerism
- Complete response rate
|Study Start Date:||August 2003|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2007|
- Determine the feasibility and toxicity of haploidentical related donor lymphocyte infusions (DLI) and interleukin-2, in terms of acute graft-versus-host-disease, graft failure, and transplant-related mortality, in patients with relapsed advanced lymphoid malignancies undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation.
- Determine the extent, degree, and duration of donor chimerism in patients treated with this regimen.
- Determine, preliminarily, activity of haploidentical DLI, as measured by complete response rate, in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study.
Patients receive high-dose melphalan IV over 15-60 minutes on day -2 and undergo autologous stem cell transplantation on day 0. Patients receive haploidentical related donor lymphocyte infusions (DLI) IV on days 1, 5*, and 10* and interleukin-2 (IL-2) IV continuously on days 1-12.
NOTE: *DLI are not administered on days 5 or 10 if grade 3 or 4 graft-versus-host disease is present
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed monthly for 3 months and then every 3-12 months thereafter.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 20 patients will be accrued for this study.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00248430
|United States, Washington|
|Seattle Cancer Care Alliance|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98109-1023|
|Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98109-1024|
|Principal Investigator:||William I. Bensinger, MD||Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|