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Feasibility and Efficacy of BACOPP-21 for Patients > 60 Years With Intermediate or Advanced Hodgkins Lymphoma

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2011
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Information provided by:
University of Cologne
This study is designed to test (1) feasibility and efficiancy of new BACOPP regimen and (2) toxicity, overall response and FFTF.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hodgkin´s Lymphoma Drug: Cyclophosphamide Drug: Adramycin Drug: Procarbacine Drug: Prednisone Drug: Vincristine Drug: Bleomycin Drug: Erythropoietin beta Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by University of Cologne:

Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: January 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   61 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hodgkin´s lymphoma (histologically proven)
  • CS (PS) I and II with one of the risk factors a-d

    1. bulky mediastinal mass (> 1/3 maximum transverse thorax diameter)
    2. extranodal involvement
    3. ESR > 50 (A), > 30 (B-symptoms)
    4. 3 or more lymph node areas involved
  • CS (PS) III and IV
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Leukocytes <3000/microl
  • Platelets <100000/microl
  • Hodgkin´s Disease as "composite lymphoma"
  • Activity index (WHO) < grade 2
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00284271

University of Cologne
Cologne, Germany, 50931
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cologne
Principal Investigator: Andreas Josting, Dr. University of Cologne
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00284271     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BACOPP-21
First Submitted: January 27, 2006
First Posted: January 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by University of Cologne:
Hodgkin´s Lymphoma
eldery patients
primary diagnosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hodgkin Disease
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Epoetin Alfa
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents