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Orally Fludarabine, Adriamycin and Dexamethasone (FAD) in Newly Diagnosed Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas (PTCL) (FAD)

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 September 2010 by Fudan University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Fudan University Identifier:
First received: February 9, 2009
Last updated: September 14, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of Fludarabine, Adriamycin and Dexamethasone (FAD) as first line therapy in patients with Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL). 30 patients will be treated into this study.

Condition Intervention Phase
T-Cell Lymphomas Chemotherapy Drug: FAD Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase II Study of Orally Fludarabine, Adriamycin and Dexamethasone (FAD) in Newly Diagnosed PTCL

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Further study details as provided by Fudan University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • side effects [ Time Frame: 1 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PFS (progression free survival) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • complete remission(CR) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: FAD
Fludarabine 40mg/m2 po.d1-3; Adriamycin 50mg/m2 i.v.d1; Dexamethasone 20mg/d po.d1-5.
Other Names:
  • Fludarabine phosphate
  • oral fludarabine

Detailed Description:
Doxorubicin is often used to treat Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL). However, patients with PTCL have an especially poor outcome with a 5-year overall survival rate of only 26% following treatment with standard doxorubicin containing regimens. There is general agreement that results with conventional chemotherapy are so poor in patients with most PTCL that new approaches are warranted.The nucleoside analogs are Fludarabine being combined with other agents in PTCL (excluding ALK positive ALCL and primary cutaneous ALCL) is reported by others.We conduct a II stage clinical trials to evaluate the efficacy of Orally Fludarabine, Adriamycin and Dexamethasone (FAD) as first line therapy in patients with in Newly Diagnosed PTCL.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. The diagnosis of peripheral T cell lymphoma must established by histological biopsy, and immunochemistry analysis and cytogenetic assessment should be done as well. The patients with peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL), PTCL-unspecified type(PTCL-u), angioimmunoblastic lymphoma (AILT) and non-skin type anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL, ALK-).
  2. Aged 18~75.
  3. Good performance status, ECOG score≤2. Estimated survival span >3 months
  4. Previously untreated.
  5. At least 1 assessable disease (maximal diameter >1.0cm, the disease foci located within the irradiated area are excluded) evaluated by CT or MRI, PET is also permitted.
  6. Good compliance and inform consenting
  7. Fit for the following criteria:

    • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC)≥1.5×109/L
    • Platelet(PLT)≥80×109/L
    • Total bilirubin (TBI) ≤upper normal limit (UNL)
    • Serum creatine (Cr) ≤UNL
    • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and Aspartate transaminase(AST)≤1.5 UNL

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Severe cardiac, renal or hepatic incompetence: serum direct bilirubin, indirect bilirubin, ALT, AST and Cr greater than 1.5 UNL; cardiac function greater than grade II. 28 days within the major surgical operation.
  2. Other malignancy history (skin basement cell carcinoma and cervical carcinoma are excluded)
  3. Severe uncontrolled underlying diseases
  4. Pregnancy or lactation
  5. Autoimmune disease history
  6. Severe infection or metabolic diseases
  7. Known allergic to multiple agents, including sulphanilamide.
  8. Severe peptic ulceration or bleeding, contra-indicative for corticosteroids
  9. Lymphoma involving central nervous system
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00840385

Contact: Xiaojian Liu, PhD 8613816983809

China, Shanghai
Cancer Hospital, Fudan University Recruiting
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200032
Contact: Xiaojian Liu, PhD    8613816983809 ext 1107   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fudan University
Principal Investigator: Xiaonan Hong, MD Fudan University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Base for drug clinical trials, Fudan University cancer hospital, Fudan University cancer hospital Identifier: NCT00840385     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007-71-143
Study First Received: February 9, 2009
Last Updated: September 14, 2010

Keywords provided by Fudan University:
Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, T-Cell
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Peripheral
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Dexamethasone acetate
Fludarabine phosphate
Liposomal doxorubicin
BB 1101
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
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