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Ofatumumab in Treating Patients With Previously Untreated Stage II, Stage III, or Stage IV Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01190449
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 27, 2010
Results First Posted : July 26, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 10, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies, such as ofatumumab, can block cancer growth in different ways. Some block the ability of cancer cells to grow and spread. Others find cancer cells and help kill them or carry cancer-killing substances to them.

PURPOSE: This randomized phase II trial is studying ofatumumab to see how well it works in treating patients with previously untreated stage II, stage III, or stage IV follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lymphoma Biological: ofatumumab Phase 2

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

Primary

  • To determine the response rate in patients with previously untreated CD20-positive bulky stage II, or stage III or IV follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) treated with a lower- or high-dose of ofatumumab.

Secondary

  • To determine the progression-free survival (PFS) of patients treated with these regimens.
  • To determine the toxicity profile of these regimens in these patients.
  • To establish whether the therapeutic effect of single-agent ofatumumab is sufficiently promising to warrant evaluation in subsequent randomized, ofatumumab-based, biologic doublet trials.
  • To evaluate the two ofatumumab doses by independent comparison of response, PFS, and toxicity to a historical control in previously untreated patients with follicular NHL.
  • To prospectively validate the FLIPI2 prognostic index in low- and intermediate-risk patients and compare to low- and intermediate-risk stratified patients by standard FLIPI scoring to determine a more reliable indicator of response and PFS.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms.

  • Arm I: Patients receive high-dose ofatumumab IV over 2-8 hours on days 1, 8, 15, and 22 and then once monthly in months 3-9.
  • Arm II: Patients receive a lower dose of ofatumumab IV over 2-8 hours on days 1, 8, 15, and 22 and then once monthly in months 3-9.

In both arms, treatment continues in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Patients may undergo blood and bone marrow sample collection for correlative studies.

After completion of study therapy, patients are followed up every 4 months for 2 years and then every 6 months for 8 years.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 51 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Trial of Ofatumumab (CALGB IND #) in Previously Untreated Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)
Actual Study Start Date : August 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lymphoma
Drug Information available for: Ofatumumab

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm I
Patients receive high-dose ofatumumab IV over 2-8 hours on days 1, 8, 15, and 22 and then once monthly in months 3-9.
Biological: ofatumumab
Given IV

Experimental: Arm II
Patients receive a lower dose of ofatumumab IV over 2-8 hours on days 1, 8, 15, and 22 and then once monthly in months 3-9.
Biological: ofatumumab
Given IV




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall Response Rate (Complete or Partial Response) by Month 12 [ Time Frame: From baseline to month 12 ]
    The primary endpoint of this trial is overall response rate (OR=complete response (CR) or partial response (PR)) to 500 mg or 1000 mg dose of ofatumumab in previously untreated patients with CD20+ follicular NHL. The response outcome is defined as the best response during the 12 months of first-line and extended induction treatment. A CR is defined as complete disappearance of all detectable clinical evidence of disease and disease-related symptoms if present before therapy. A PR is defined as at least a 50% decrease in the sum of the product of the diameters (SPD) of up to six of the largest dominant nodes or nodal masses, with no increase observed in the size of other nodes, liver, or spleen and no new sites of disease should be observed. The ORR (percentage of patients) reported below by arm is the percentage of patients whose best response during the 12 months of treatment was CR or PR.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Median Progression-free Survival Time [ Time Frame: From date of study entry until the date of first documented progression or date of death from any cause, whichever came first, assessed up to 4 years ]
    The median progression-free survival (PFS) time for each arm was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method. PFS was calculated as the time from study entry until progression or death, whichever occurred first. Patients were censored at the time last known alive and progression free. Lymph nodes should be considered abnormal if the long axis is > 1.5 cm, regardless of the short axis. If a lymph node has a long axis of 1.1 to 1.5 cm, it should only be considered abnormal if its short axis is > 1.0. Lymph nodes ≤ 1.0 cm by ≤ 1.0 cm will not be considered as abnormal for relapse or progressive disease. Progression is defined using the 2007 revised response criteria reported by Cheson et al. as follows: Appearance of any new lesion, At least a 50% increase from nadir in the SPD of any previously involved nodes, At least a 50% increase in the longest diameter of any single previously identified node > 1.0 cm in its short axis.



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

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Histologically confirmed follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) meeting 1 of the following criteria:

    • Bulky (i.e., single mass ≥ 7cm in any uni-dimensional measurement) stage II disease
    • Stage III or IV disease
  • WHO grade 1, 2, or 3a disease
  • Bone marrow biopsies allowed provided they are submitted in conjunction with nodal biopsies

    • No fine-needle aspirates for diagnosis
  • Tumor tissue must express the CD20-positive antigen by flow cytometry or IHC
  • At least 1 site of measurable disease that is > 1 cm in diameter in ≥ 1 dimension present either on physical exam or imaging studies

    • Non-measurable disease alone not allowed, including the following:

      • Bone lesions (lesions if present should be noted)
      • Ascites
      • Pleural/pericardial effusion
      • Lymphangitis cutis/pulmonis
      • Bone marrow (involvement by NHL should be noted)
  • Low- or intermediate-risk disease by the Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (FLIPI)

    • FLIPI score meeting 1 or 2 of the following risk factors:

      • Age > 60 years
      • Involvement of > 4 nodal sites
      • Stage III-IV disease
      • Hemoglobin < 12.0 g/dL
      • LDH normal
    • Risk determined by the following:

      • Low Risk: 0-1 of the above risk factors
      • Intermediate Risk: 2 risk factors
      • Poor Risk: ≥ 3 risk factors
  • No known CNS involvement

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • ECOG performance status 0-2
  • ANC ≥ 1,000/μL
  • Platelet count ≥ 75,000/μL
  • Creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/min
  • Bilirubin ≤ 2 times upper limit of normal (unless secondary to Gilbert syndrome or hepatic involvement of NHL)
  • Not pregnant or nursing
  • Negative pregnancy test
  • Fertile patients must use effective contraception during and for 3 months after completion of study treatment
  • Patients with HIV infection allowed provided the following criteria are met:

    • No evidence of coinfection with hepatitis B or C
    • CD4+ cell count ≥ 400/mm³
    • No evidence of resistant strains of HIV
    • HIV viral load < 10,000 copies HIV RNA/mL if not on anti-HIV therapy OR HIV viral load < 50 copies if on anti-HIV therapy
    • No history of AIDS-defining conditions
  • No evidence of active hepatitis B (HBV) or C (HCV) infection (i.e., no positive serology for anti-HBc or anti-HCV antibodies)

    • HBV seropositivity allowed (HBsAg+) provided they are closely monitored for evidence of active HBV infection by HBV DNA testing
    • After completing treatment, HBsAg + patients must be monitored by HBV DNA testing every 2 months for 6 months post-treatment, while continuing lamivudine (required)

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • No prior chemotherapy or immunotherapy (e.g., monoclonal antibody-based therapy) for NHL

    • Prior involved-field radiation therapy allowed
  • More than 2 weeks since prior corticosteroids except for maintenance therapy for a non-malignant disease

    • No concurrent dexamethasone or other steroids as antiemetics
  • No live virus vaccination within 6 weeks prior to study entry
  • No concurrent zidvoudine or stavudine

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01190449


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Cara A. Rosenbaum, MD University of Chicago
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Responsible Party: Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01190449    
Other Study ID Numbers: CALGB-50901
CALGB-50901
GSK-CALGB-50901
CDR0000683083 ( Registry Identifier: NCI Physician Data Query )
First Posted: August 27, 2010    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: July 26, 2018
Last Update Posted: July 10, 2019
Last Verified: July 2019
Keywords provided by Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology:
stage III grade 1 follicular lymphoma
stage III grade 2 follicular lymphoma
stage III grade 3 follicular lymphoma
stage IV grade 1 follicular lymphoma
stage IV grade 2 follicular lymphoma
stage IV grade 3 follicular lymphoma
contiguous stage II grade 1 follicular lymphoma
contiguous stage II grade 2 follicular lymphoma
contiguous stage II grade 3 follicular lymphoma
noncontiguous stage II grade 1 follicular lymphoma
noncontiguous stage II grade 2 follicular lymphoma
noncontiguous stage II grade 3 follicular lymphoma
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Lymphoma, Follicular
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Ofatumumab
Antineoplastic Agents