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Mechanism of Action of Galiximab in Subjects With Previously Untreated Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

This study has been terminated.
(A company's strategic decision to focus on areas whereit believes it can be competitive and decided to exit Oncology)
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First received: March 31, 2008
Last updated: January 6, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the mechanism(s) of action of galiximab in subjects with previously untreated follicular NHL.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Drug: Galiximab Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I, Open Label Study to Evaluate the Mechanism of Action of Galiximab in Subjects With Previously Untreated Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Further study details as provided by Biogen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mechanism of action of galiximab given as a single agent in previously untreated subjects with follicular NHL. [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 1) Safety and tolerability of Galiximab when administered as a single agent in an extended dosing regimen in previously untreated subjects with follicular NHL. 2) Evaluation of preliminary clinical activity of galiximab. [ Time Frame: 48 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Galiximab
Galiximab 500 mg/m2 IV once weekly times 4, followed by Galiximab 500 mg/m2 IV once monthly times 4 as an extended dosing regimen.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent (signed and dated).
  • Age equal or greater than 18 at the time of consent.
  • Histologically confirmed follicular NHL according to the Revised European American Lymphoma (REAL)/ World Health Organization (WHO) classification (from initial diagnosis) Grades 1,2, or 3a.
  • At least 2 malignant lymph nodes of similar size (>1 cm in minimal dimension) and location that are readily accessible for excisional biopsy at the time of study entry.
  • Consent to 1 pretreatment and 1 post-treatment excisional biopsy of accessible tumor.
  • Acceptable hematologic, hepatic, and renal function parameters.
  • WHO Performance Status equal or less than 2.
  • Subjects of reproductive potential must agree to follow accepted birth control methods.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of lymphoma in CNS.
  • Previous systemic anticancer treatment for NHL (including but not limited to radiation, myeloablative, or investigational therapy).
  • Concurrent treatment with systemic steroids within 14 days of Day 1.
  • Evidence of transformed lymphoma.
  • Presence of malignancies within 3 years of Study Day 1 (except for adequately treated carcinoma in situ of the cervix, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of breast, or basal or squamous cell skin cancer).
  • History of HIV infection or AIDS.
  • Serious nonmalignant disease.
  • Pregnant.
  • Inability to comply with study and follow-up procedures.
  • Any other disease, metabolic dysfunction, physical examination finding, or clinical laboratory finding that contraindicates the use of an investigational drug.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00651443

United States, New York
Research Site
Buffalo, New York, United States, 14263
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Responsible Party: Biogen Idec MD, Biogen Idec Identifier: NCT00651443     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 114-NH-103
Study First Received: March 31, 2008
Last Updated: January 6, 2011

Keywords provided by Biogen:
Untreated NHL

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Lymphoma, Follicular
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
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