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SJG-136 in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Acute Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Blastic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, or Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00301769
First Posted: March 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  Purpose
This phase I trial is studying the side effects and best dose of SJG-136 in treating patients with relapsed or refractory acute leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, blastic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as SJG-136, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.

Condition Intervention Phase
Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With 11q23 (MLL) Abnormalities Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Inv(16)(p13;q22) Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(15;17)(q22;q12) Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(16;16)(p13;q22) Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(8;21)(q22;q22) Blastic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia de Novo Myelodysplastic Syndromes Previously Treated Myelodysplastic Syndromes Recurrent Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Recurrent Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Relapsing Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia Secondary Myelodysplastic Syndromes Drug: SJG-136 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study of SJG-136 in Patients With Advanced Leukemia

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Maximum tolerated dose (MTD) determined according to dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) graded using Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events version 3.0 (CTCAE v3.0) [ Time Frame: 21 days ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm I
Patients receive SJG-136 IV over 15 minutes on days 1-5. Courses repeat every 21 days in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of SJG-136 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 3 or 2 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. A total of 10 patients are treated at the MTD.
Drug: SJG-136
Given IV

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

I. Establish the maximum tolerated dose of SJG-136 in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), chronic myelogenous leukemia in blastic phase (CML-BP), or chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

II. Determine dose-limiting toxicities and pharmacokinetics of this drug in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study.

Patients receive SJG-136 IV over 15 minutes on days 1-5. Courses repeat every 21 days in the absence of unacceptable toxicity or disease progression.

Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of SJG-136 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 3 or 2 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. A total of 10 patients are treated at the MTD.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of 1 of the following hematologic malignancies:

    • Acute myeloid leukemia
    • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    • Myelodysplastic syndromes
    • Chronic myelogenous leukemia in blastic phase
    • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Relapsed or refractory disease
  • No immediately available, potentially curable options (e.g., stem cell transplantation) available
  • Bilirubin normal (unless elevated due to Gilbert's syndrome)
  • HIV positivity allowed provided CD4 counts are normal with no AIDS-defining disease
  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • Fertile patients must use effective contraception
  • No uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, any of the following:

    • Ongoing or active infection
    • Symptomatic congestive heart failure
    • Unstable angina pectoris
    • Cardiac arrhythmia
    • Psychiatric illness or social situations that would limit study compliance
  • Recovered from prior therapy
  • ECOG performance status =< 2
  • SGOT and SGPT =< 2.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Creatinine normal OR creatinine clearance >= 60 mL/min
  • Primary resistance (i.e., failed to achieve a complete remission [CR] to a standard induction regimen) or relapsed after achievement of a CR.
  • Must have documented failure to last cytotoxic regimen prior to study entry.
  • Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No known CNS disease
  • No history of allergic reactions attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to SJG-136
  • More than 7 days since radiotherapy
  • No concurrent combination antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive patients
  • No other anti-leukemia agents except hydroxyurea =< 5 grams/day =< 14 days prior to and during first course of treatment to control blood counts
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00301769


Locations
United States, Texas
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Farhad Ravandi-Kashani M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00301769     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCI-2009-00100
NCI-2009-00100 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trial Reporting Program) )
CDR0000462379
2005-0607 ( Other Identifier: M D Anderson Cancer Center )
6934 ( Other Identifier: CTEP )
U01CA062461 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: March 9, 2006
First Posted: March 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Leukemia
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Preleukemia
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Neoplasm Metastasis
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
Blast Crisis
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Neoplastic Processes
Leukemia, B-Cell
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
Carcinogenesis