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Vaccine Therapy in Treating Patients Who Have Received First-Line Therapy for Hodgkin's Lymphoma

This study has been terminated.
(Poor accrual)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00478062
First Posted: May 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2016
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Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Vaccines made from a tumor antigen may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells.

PURPOSE: This phase I/II trial is studying the side effects and how well vaccine therapy works in treating patients who have received first-line therapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma.


Condition Intervention Phase
Lymphoma Biological: Hodgkin's antigens-GM-CSF-expressing cell vaccine Procedure: adjuvant therapy Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: KGEL Vaccine After Initial Therapy of Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Immunologic response
  • Durability of immunologic response
  • Utility of Epstein-Barr virus reporter system for monitoring cellular vaccine responses
  • Safety and tolerability

Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Determine immunologic responses in patients who have completed first-line therapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma treated with Hodgkin's antigens-GM-CSF-expressing cell vaccine.
  • Determine the durability of these immunologic responses in these patients.
  • Determine the utility of an Epstein-Barr virus reporter system for monitoring cellular vaccine responses.
  • Determine the safety and tolerability of this vaccine in these patients.

OUTLINE: Beginning 4-6 months after last chemotherapy, patients receive Hodgkin's antigens-GM-CSF-expressing cell vaccine on day 1. Treatment repeats every 3 weeks for up to 4 courses.

Immunologic responses are serially monitored along with disease status.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 35 patients will be accrued for this study.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 120 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Diagnosis of classic Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Must have completed first-line therapy without evidence of disease progression

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • HIV negative

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • See Disease Characteristics
  • No more than 6 months since prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00478062


Locations
United States, Maryland
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21231-2410
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Study Chair: Yvette L. Kasamon, MD Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00478062     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: J06143 CDR0000544408
P50CA096888 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
P30CA006973 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
JHOC-J06143
JHOC-NA_00007920
First Submitted: May 23, 2007
First Posted: May 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center:
stage I adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage II adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage III adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma
Hodgkin Disease
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Vaccines
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs