Safety Study of High Dose Temozolomide to Treat Relapsed/Refractory Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancy (CN-306)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00629187|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The study was stopped due to lack of adequate enrollment.)
First Posted : March 5, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 27, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Central Nervous System Neoplasms Neoplasm Metastasis||Drug: Temozolomide||Phase 1|
High dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplant is an accepted treatment alternative for patients with brain tumors. Temozolomide has been approved for use by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for certain tumors of the brain. The doses of temozolomide given in this study will be higher than approved by the FDA and higher than those given in any prior studies.
Over 25 subjects will be enrolled on this study over a period of 5 years. This study will only be available at Tufts Medical Center.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||2 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase I Dose Escalation Study of Temozolomide With Autologous Stem Cell Rescue for Patients With Relapsed/Refractory CNS Malignancy Including Isolated Metastatic Disease|
|Study Start Date :||April 2004|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2012|
Before taking part in this study, subjects will have stem cells collected in a procedure called apheresis. Once on this study, subjects will be admitted to the hospital and receive daily doses of temozolomide by mouth for 5 days. Stem cells will be given back to subjects who will remain in the hospital until blood counts have recovered. Doses of temozolomide will range from 350 mg to 1500 mg/m(squared) daily for 5 days (total dose 1750 to 7500 mg/m(squared).
Other Name: Temodar
- Determine the maximum tolerated dose of temozolomide with hematopoietic stem cell rescue in patients with recurrent CNS malignancy [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
- Estimate the response rate, response duration and survival according to established response definitions [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
- Determine the pharmacokinetics of high daily dosing of temozolomide in the transplant setting [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
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): NCT00629187
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Tufts Medical Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111|
|Principal Investigator:||Andreas Klein, MD||Tufts Medical Center|