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Efficacy Study of Oral Sapacitabine to Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Elderly Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2011 by Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier:
First received: December 23, 2007
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
The main objective of this study is to learn which sapacitabine treatment is more likely to keep the cancer in check for at least one year in AML patients who are at least 70 years of age or older and in MDS patients who are at least 60 years of age.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Drug: sapacitabine
Drug: Sapacitabine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Phase 2 Study of Oral Sapacitabine in Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Previously Untreated or in First Relapse, or Previously Treated Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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Further study details as provided by Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate and duration of complete remission and complete remission without blood count recovery, transfusion requirements, hospitalized days and safety [ Time Frame: during study ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: sapacitabine
200 mg b.i.d. x 7 days every 3-4 weeks
Experimental: B Drug: sapacitabine
300 mg b.i.d. x 7 days every 3 - 4 weeks
Experimental: C Drug: sapacitabine
400 mg b.i.d. x 3 days/week x 2 weeks every 3 - 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm D Drug: sapacitabine
200 mg b.i.d. x 7 consecutive days every 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm E Drug: sapacitabine
300 mg q.d. x 7 consecutive days every 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm F Drug: sapacitabine
300 mg b.i.d. x 3 consecutive days per week for 2 weeks every 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm G Drug: sapacitabine
200 mg b.i.d. x 7 consecutive days every 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm H Drug: Sapacitabine
300 mg q.d. x 7 consecutive days every 4 weeks
Experimental: Arm I Drug: sapacitabine
100 mg q.d. x 5 consecutive days per week for 2 weeks every 4 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A histologically or pathologically confirmed diagnosis of AML based on WHO classification which is previously untreated by systemic therapy or is in first relapse after achieving a complete remission to initial induction, consolidation and/or maintenance therapy or MDS with IPSS scores of intermediate -2 or higher risk risk which has been previously treated with hypomethylating agents
  • Age 70 years or older for AML and 60 years or older for MDS
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-2
  • Adequate renal function defined as serum creatinine equal to or less than 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Adequate liver function defined as total bilirubin or direct bilirubin equal to or less than 1.5 x ULN; alanine aminotransferase (ALT or SGPT) equal to or less than 2.5 x ULN (5 x ULN if tumor has affected the liver)
  • Life expectancy reasonably adequate for evaluating the treatment effect
  • Patient must be able to swallow capsules
  • Patients must be at least 2 weeks from prior systemic therapy, radiation therapy, major surgery, or other investigational therapy, and have recovered from clinically significant toxicities of these prior treatments
  • All men and women of reproductive potential must agree to practice effective contraception for 4 weeks prior to study entry, during the entire study period and for one month after the study unless documentation of infertility exists
  • Ability to understand and willingness to sign the informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • AML is of the sub-type of acute promyelocytic leukemia
  • Having received more than one induction systemic therapy for AML or having received a standard dose or high dose ara-C containing regimen for MDS
  • Patients with known central nervous system (CNS) involvement by leukemia
  • Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to ongoing or active infection, active cancer(s) other than AML, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements. Patients receiving intravenous antibiotics for infections that are under control may be included in this study
  • Known to be HIV-positive
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00590187

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham Recruiting
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
Contact: Amy Valdmanis    205-975-9481      
Principal Investigator: James Foran, M.D.         
United States, California
UCLA Division of Hematology-Oncology Recruiting
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Contact: Rose Malone    310-794-0242      
Principal Investigator: Gary Schiller, M.D.         
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics Completed
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
United States, Connecticut
Nowalk Hospital Withdrawn
Norwalk, Connecticut, United States, 06856
United States, Georgia
Winship Cancer Institute Recruiting
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Contact: Christine Hergert    404-778-1822      
Principal Investigator: Martha Arellano, M.D.         
United States, Illinois
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Contact: Mary Beth Riley    312-695-1379      
Principal Investigator: Jessica Altman, M.D.         
Rush University Medical Center Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
Contact: Jodi Palonis    312-942-3327      
Principal Investigator: Parameswaran Venugopal, M.D.         
University of Chicago Cancer Research Center Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Contact: Margaret Green, RN    773-702-0267      
Principal Investigator: Wendy Stock, M.D.         
United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center Recruiting
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198
Contact: Rose Solberg, RN    402-559-4810      
Principal Investigator: Lori Maness, M.D.         
United States, New Jersey
The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Recruiting
Hackensack, New Jersey, United States, 07601
Contact: Sora Limor    201-336-8598      
Principal Investigator: Stuart Goldberg, M.D.         
United States, New York
Roswell Park Cancer Institiute Recruiting
Buffalo, New York, United States, 14263
Contact: Laurie Forde, RN    716-845-8360      
Principal Investigator: Meir Wetzler, M.D.         
New York Medical College Recruiting
Hawthorne, New York, United States, 10532
Contact: Muhammad Rasul    914-594-4400 ext 110      
Principal Investigator: Karen Seiter, M.D.         
United States, Pennsylvania
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Recruiting
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, 17033
Contact: Tara Nisbet    717-531-0003 ext 285453      
Principal Investigator: David Claxton, M.D.         
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Contact: Melissa Potuzak    215-662-7383      
Principal Investigator: Selina Luger, M.D.         
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt U Medical Center Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
Contact: Violeta Vartic    615-343-1467      
Principal Investigator: Madan Jagasia, M.D.         
United States, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Recruiting
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030-4009
Contact: Patricia Boone, RN    713-792-9191      
Principal Investigator: Hagop Kantarjian, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Judy H. Chiao, M.D. Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00590187     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CYC682-06
Study First Received: December 23, 2007
Last Updated: November 7, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
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