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Study of Lenalidomide (Revlimid) in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (PTCL) Patients

This study has been terminated.
(The EC withdrawn the approval becuase of possible conflicts of interests between our Institute and Supporter (Celgene))
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: December 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pier Luigi Zinzani, University of Bologna
Revlimid is a potent immunomodulatory analogue without the teratogenic effects, which has direct anti-tumor effects, anti-angiogenic and both anti-inflammatory and T-cell costimulatory properties. Both preclinical and clinical data indicate its efficacy solid tumor and multiple myeloma including advanced/refractory stages with its role in enhancing host antitumor immunity that provided the rationale to use in patients with PTCL.

Condition Intervention Phase
Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma Drug: Lenalidomide Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Pier Luigi Zinzani, University of Bologna:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the feasibility of Revlimid as salvage treatment in PTCL [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the overall response rate (CR and PR) of PTCL receiving REVLIMID; To assess the Tumor Control Rate (TCR); To assess the duration of response; To assess the quality of life. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Revlimid

Oral Revlimid is initiated on day 1 of cycle 1at the dose of 25 mg daily for 21 days with 7 days rest (28 day cycle) for a total of 4 cycles.

After this induction phase, the CR, PR and SD will continue Revlimid with the same schedule for other 8 months.

Drug: Lenalidomide
Oral Lenalidomide is initiated on day 1 of cycle 1at the dose of 25 mg daily for 21 days with 7 days rest (28 day cycle) for a total of 4 cycles.
Other Name: Revlimid


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with histologic diagnosis of PTCL according to the WHO-REAL classification;
  • Age > 18 years;
  • Relapsed (³1) or refractory to conventional chemotherapy/radiotherapy;
  • Stage I-IV according to the Ann Arbor staging System;
  • Performance status <2;
  • Adequate bone marrow reserve: platelets >50 x 10(9)/L, absolute neutrophil count
  • (ANC) > 1.0 x 10(9)/L, hemoglobin >8 g/d;
  • Normal renal and hepatic functions;
  • Negative HIV, HCV, and HBV status;
  • Informed consent prior to registration on study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any serious medical condition, laboratory abnormality, or psychiatric illness that would prevent the subject from signing the informed consent form.
  • Pregnant or breast feeding females. (Lactating females must agree not to breast feed while taking lenalidomide).
  • Any condition, including the presence of laboratory abnormalities, which places the subject at unacceptable risk if he/she were to participate in the study or confounds the ability to interpret data from the study.
  • Use of any other experimental drug or therapy within 28 days of baseline.
  • Known hypersensitivity to thalidomide.
  • The development of erythema if characterized by a desquamating rash while taking thalidomide or similar drugs.
  • Any prior use of lenalidomide.
  • Concurrent use of other anti-cancer agents or treatments.
  • Known positive for HIV or infectious hepatitis, type A, B or C.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01036399

Institute Of Hematology "Seràgnoli"
Bologna, Italy, 40138
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Bologna
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Pier Luigi Zinzani, Professor, University of Bologna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01036399     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RV-PTCL-PI-277
EUDRACT 2007-003911-29
First Submitted: July 7, 2009
First Posted: December 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012

Keywords provided by Pier Luigi Zinzani, University of Bologna:

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
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Leprostatic Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents