GM-CSF Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer
|The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00305669|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 22, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 25, 2014
RATIONALE: Colony-stimulating factors, such as GM-CSF, may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells. Giving GM-CSF before surgery may be an effective treatment for localized prostate cancer.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying how well giving GM-CSF before surgery works in treating patients with localized prostate cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prostate Cancer||Biological: sargramostim Other: immunohistochemistry staining method Other: immunological diagnostic method Other: laboratory biomarker analysis Procedure: conventional surgery Procedure: neoadjuvant therapy||Phase 1|
- Determine the safety and tolerability of daily neoadjuvant sargramostim (GM-CSF) in patients with localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy.
- Determine whether tissue-specific antiprostate cancer immunity is induced by the administration of neoadjuvant GM-CSF in patients with localized prostate cancer prior to radical prostatectomy.
- Estimate the baseline antitumor immune response in patients treated with 2 different dose schedules of GM-CSF.
- Determine the magnitude of the difference in immune response between 2 dose schedules of GM-CSF.
- Determine the clinical effects, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) decline, surgical outcome, surgical complications, and histologic appearance of surgical specimen, of this regimen in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study. Patients are stratified according to sargramostim (GM-CSF) dose.
Patients receive 1 of 2 dose levels of GM-CSF subcutaneously on days 1-14 or 1-21. Treatment continues in the absence of unacceptable toxicity. Within 3 days after the last dose of GM-CSF, patients undergo radical prostatectomy.
Blood is collected at baseline, day 28 of each course, and at the 4-week follow-up visit and is examined for activated T-cells. Tissue is collected during surgery and assessed for biomarkers and cytokines.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed at 4 weeks.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 28 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||24 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Pilot Study of Two Dose Schedules of Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) as Neo-Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||July 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2014|
Experimental: GM-CSF before surgery
GM-CSF dose prior to surgery- Cohort 1-GM-CSF 250mcg/m2 for 2 weeks Cohort 2-GM-CSF 250mcg/m2 for 3 weeks Cohort 3-GM-CSF 250mcg/m2 for 4 weeks Cohort 4-GM-CSF 125mcg/m2 for 4 weeks
Other: immunohistochemistry staining method
Other: immunological diagnostic method
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
Procedure: conventional surgery
Procedure: neoadjuvant therapy
- Determine the safety and tolerability of daily neoadjuvant sargramostim (GM-CSF) in patients with localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. [ Time Frame: up to 6 weeks following surgery ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00305669
|United States, California|
|UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94115|
|Study Chair:||Lawrence Fong, MD||University of California, San Francisco|