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HD12 for Advanced Stages

This study has been completed.
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University of Cologne Identifier:
First received: December 12, 2005
Last updated: June 22, 2012
Last verified: August 2007

This study is designed to test (1) whether the BEACOPP dosage can be reduced to baseline in the last 4 cycles without loss of effectiveness, and (2) whether consolidating irradiation is necessary following effective chemotherapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hodgkin´s Lymphoma
Drug: Cyclophosphamide
Drug: Adriamycin
Drug: Etoposide
Drug: Procarbazine
Drug: Prednisone
Drug: Vincristine
Drug: Bleomycin
Procedure: radiation therapy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by University of Cologne:

Study Start Date: January 1999

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hodgkin´s lymphoma (histologically proven)
  • CS(PS) IIB with one or both of the risk factors:

    1. bulky mediastinal mass (> 1/3 of maximum transverse thorax diameter)
    2. extranodal involvement
  • CS(PS) III, IV
  • written informaed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Leukocytes <3000/microl
  • Platelets <100000/microl
  • Hodgkin´s Disease as "composite lymphoma"
  • Activity index (WHO) < grade 2
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00265031

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cologne
Principal Investigator: Volker Diehl, Prof. University of Cologne