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Risk-Adapted Chemotherapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed Standard-Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or Localized B-Lineage Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01190930
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 30, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 26, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Oncology Group

Brief Summary:
This partially randomized phase III trial studies the side effects of different combinations of risk-adapted chemotherapy regimens and how well they work in treating younger patients with newly diagnosed standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia or B-lineage lymphoblastic lymphoma that is found only in the tissue or organ where it began (localized). Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving more than one drug (combination chemotherapy), giving the drugs in different doses, and giving the drugs in different combinations may kill more cancer cells.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Adult B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage I B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage II B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Childhood B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Childhood B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia With t(9;22)(q34.1;q11.2); BCR-ABL1 Childhood B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Down Syndrome Hypodiploid B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Drug: Cyclophosphamide Drug: Cytarabine Drug: Dexamethasone Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Drug: Leucovorin Calcium Drug: Mercaptopurine Drug: Methotrexate Drug: Pegaspargase Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment Other: Questionnaire Administration Drug: Thioguanine Drug: Vincristine Sulfate Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 9349 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Patients With Newly Diagnosed Standard Risk B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL) or Localized B-Lineage Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (B-LLy)
Actual Study Start Date : August 9, 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 31, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 31, 2028


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm A (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on days 1, 29, and 57; dexamethasone PO BID on days 1-5, 29-33, and 57-61; methotrexate PO on days 8, 15, 22, 29, 36, 43, 50, 57, 64, 71, and 78; mercaptopurine PO on days 1-84; and IT methotrexate on day 1.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm B (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on days 1, 29, and 57; dexamethasone PO BID on days 1-5, 29-33, and 57-61; higher-dose methotrexate PO on days 8, 15, 22, 29, 36, 43, 50, 57, 64, 71, and 78; mercaptopurine PO on days 1-84; and IT methotrexate on day 1.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm B-LLy (4-week cycle maintenance)
See Detailed Description.
Drug: Cyclophosphamide
Given IV
Other Names:
  • (-)-Cyclophosphamide
  • 2H-1,3,2-Oxazaphosphorine, 2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]tetrahydro-, 2-oxide, monohydrate
  • Carloxan
  • Ciclofosfamida
  • Ciclofosfamide
  • Cicloxal
  • Clafen
  • Claphene
  • CP monohydrate
  • CTX
  • CYCLO-cell
  • Cycloblastin
  • Cycloblastine
  • Cyclophospham
  • Cyclophosphamid monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamide Monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamidum
  • Cyclophosphan
  • Cyclophosphane
  • Cyclophosphanum
  • Cyclostin
  • Cyclostine
  • Cytophosphan
  • Cytophosphane
  • Cytoxan
  • Fosfaseron
  • Genoxal
  • Genuxal
  • Ledoxina
  • Mitoxan
  • Neosar
  • Revimmune
  • Syklofosfamid
  • WR- 138719

Drug: Cytarabine
Given IT, IV, or SC
Other Names:
  • .beta.-Cytosine arabinoside
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-Amino-1-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-1.beta.-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • Alexan
  • Ara-C
  • ARA-cell
  • Arabine
  • Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • Arabinosylcytosine
  • Aracytidine
  • Aracytin
  • Aracytine
  • Beta-Cytosine Arabinoside
  • CHX-3311
  • Cytarabinum
  • Cytarbel
  • Cytosar
  • Cytosine Arabinoside
  • Cytosine-.beta.-arabinoside
  • Cytosine-beta-arabinoside
  • Erpalfa
  • Starasid
  • Tarabine PFS
  • U 19920
  • U-19920
  • Udicil
  • WR-28453

Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8, 9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-, hydrochloride, (8S-cis)- (9CI)
  • ADM
  • Adriacin
  • Adriamycin
  • Adriamycin Hydrochloride
  • Adriamycin PFS
  • Adriamycin RDF
  • ADRIAMYCIN, HYDROCHLORIDE
  • Adriamycine
  • Adriblastina
  • Adriblastine
  • Adrimedac
  • Chloridrato de Doxorrubicina
  • DOX
  • DOXO-CELL
  • Doxolem
  • Doxorubicin HCl
  • Doxorubicin.HCl
  • Doxorubin
  • Farmiblastina
  • FI 106
  • FI-106
  • hydroxydaunorubicin
  • Rubex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Leucovorin Calcium
Given PO
Other Names:
  • Adinepar
  • Calcifolin
  • Calcium (6S)-Folinate
  • Calcium Folinate
  • Calcium Leucovorin
  • Calfolex
  • Calinat
  • Cehafolin
  • Citofolin
  • Citrec
  • Citrovorum Factor
  • Cromatonbic Folinico
  • Dalisol
  • Disintox
  • Divical
  • Ecofol
  • Emovis
  • Factor, Citrovorum
  • Flynoken A
  • Folaren
  • Folaxin
  • FOLI-cell
  • Foliben
  • Folidan
  • Folidar
  • Folinac
  • Folinate Calcium
  • folinic acid
  • Folinic Acid Calcium Salt Pentahydrate
  • Folinoral
  • Folinvit
  • Foliplus
  • Folix
  • Imo
  • Lederfolat
  • Lederfolin
  • Leucosar
  • leucovorin
  • Rescufolin
  • Rescuvolin
  • Tonofolin
  • Wellcovorin

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Drug: Pegaspargase
Given IV
Other Names:
  • L-Asparaginase with Polyethylene Glycol
  • Oncaspar
  • Oncaspar-IV
  • PEG-asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase (Enzon - Kyowa Hakko)
  • PEGLA
  • Polyethylene Glycol L-Asparaginase
  • Polyethylene Glycol-L-Asparaginase

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Thioguanine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 2-Amino 6MP
  • 2-Amino-1,7-dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione
  • 2-Amino-6-mercaptopurine
  • 2-Amino-6-purinethiol
  • 2-Aminopurin-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6(1H)-thione
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol Hemihydrate
  • 2-Mercapto-6-aminopurine
  • 6-Amino-2-mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercapto-2-aminopurine
  • 6-Mercaptoguanine
  • 6-TG
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 2-amino-1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • BW 5071
  • Lanvis
  • Tabloid
  • Thioguanine Hemihydrate
  • Thioguanine Hydrate
  • Tioguanin
  • Tioguanine
  • Wellcome U3B
  • WR-1141
  • X 27

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm C (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on day 1; dexamethasone PO BID on days 1-5; methotrexate PO on days 8, 15, 22, 29, 36, 43, 50, 57, 64, 71, and 78; mercaptopurine PO on days 1-84; and IT methotrexate on day 1.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm D (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive vincristine sulfate IV on day 1; dexamethasone PO BID on days 1-5; higher-dose methotrexate PO on days 8, 15, 22, 29, 36, 43, 50, 57, 64, 71, and 78; mercaptopurine PO on days 1-84; and IT methotrexate on day 1.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm LR-C (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive consolidation, interim maintenance I, delayed intensification, interim maintenance II, and maintenance therapy. See detailed description.
Drug: Cyclophosphamide
Given IV
Other Names:
  • (-)-Cyclophosphamide
  • 2H-1,3,2-Oxazaphosphorine, 2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]tetrahydro-, 2-oxide, monohydrate
  • Carloxan
  • Ciclofosfamida
  • Ciclofosfamide
  • Cicloxal
  • Clafen
  • Claphene
  • CP monohydrate
  • CTX
  • CYCLO-cell
  • Cycloblastin
  • Cycloblastine
  • Cyclophospham
  • Cyclophosphamid monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamide Monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamidum
  • Cyclophosphan
  • Cyclophosphane
  • Cyclophosphanum
  • Cyclostin
  • Cyclostine
  • Cytophosphan
  • Cytophosphane
  • Cytoxan
  • Fosfaseron
  • Genoxal
  • Genuxal
  • Ledoxina
  • Mitoxan
  • Neosar
  • Revimmune
  • Syklofosfamid
  • WR- 138719

Drug: Cytarabine
Given IT, IV, or SC
Other Names:
  • .beta.-Cytosine arabinoside
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-Amino-1-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-1.beta.-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • Alexan
  • Ara-C
  • ARA-cell
  • Arabine
  • Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • Arabinosylcytosine
  • Aracytidine
  • Aracytin
  • Aracytine
  • Beta-Cytosine Arabinoside
  • CHX-3311
  • Cytarabinum
  • Cytarbel
  • Cytosar
  • Cytosine Arabinoside
  • Cytosine-.beta.-arabinoside
  • Cytosine-beta-arabinoside
  • Erpalfa
  • Starasid
  • Tarabine PFS
  • U 19920
  • U-19920
  • Udicil
  • WR-28453

Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8, 9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-, hydrochloride, (8S-cis)- (9CI)
  • ADM
  • Adriacin
  • Adriamycin
  • Adriamycin Hydrochloride
  • Adriamycin PFS
  • Adriamycin RDF
  • ADRIAMYCIN, HYDROCHLORIDE
  • Adriamycine
  • Adriblastina
  • Adriblastine
  • Adrimedac
  • Chloridrato de Doxorrubicina
  • DOX
  • DOXO-CELL
  • Doxolem
  • Doxorubicin HCl
  • Doxorubicin.HCl
  • Doxorubin
  • Farmiblastina
  • FI 106
  • FI-106
  • hydroxydaunorubicin
  • Rubex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Drug: Pegaspargase
Given IV
Other Names:
  • L-Asparaginase with Polyethylene Glycol
  • Oncaspar
  • Oncaspar-IV
  • PEG-asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase (Enzon - Kyowa Hakko)
  • PEGLA
  • Polyethylene Glycol L-Asparaginase
  • Polyethylene Glycol-L-Asparaginase

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Thioguanine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 2-Amino 6MP
  • 2-Amino-1,7-dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione
  • 2-Amino-6-mercaptopurine
  • 2-Amino-6-purinethiol
  • 2-Aminopurin-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6(1H)-thione
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol Hemihydrate
  • 2-Mercapto-6-aminopurine
  • 6-Amino-2-mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercapto-2-aminopurine
  • 6-Mercaptoguanine
  • 6-TG
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 2-amino-1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • BW 5071
  • Lanvis
  • Tabloid
  • Thioguanine Hemihydrate
  • Thioguanine Hydrate
  • Tioguanin
  • Tioguanine
  • Wellcome U3B
  • WR-1141
  • X 27

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm LR-M (risk-adapted chemotherapy)
Patients receive consolidation and maintenance therapy. See detailed description.
Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Leucovorin Calcium
Given PO
Other Names:
  • Adinepar
  • Calcifolin
  • Calcium (6S)-Folinate
  • Calcium Folinate
  • Calcium Leucovorin
  • Calfolex
  • Calinat
  • Cehafolin
  • Citofolin
  • Citrec
  • Citrovorum Factor
  • Cromatonbic Folinico
  • Dalisol
  • Disintox
  • Divical
  • Ecofol
  • Emovis
  • Factor, Citrovorum
  • Flynoken A
  • Folaren
  • Folaxin
  • FOLI-cell
  • Foliben
  • Folidan
  • Folidar
  • Folinac
  • Folinate Calcium
  • folinic acid
  • Folinic Acid Calcium Salt Pentahydrate
  • Folinoral
  • Folinvit
  • Foliplus
  • Folix
  • Imo
  • Lederfolat
  • Lederfolin
  • Leucosar
  • leucovorin
  • Rescufolin
  • Rescuvolin
  • Tonofolin
  • Wellcovorin

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate

Experimental: Arm SR DS (12-week cycle maintenance)
See Detailed Description
Drug: Cyclophosphamide
Given IV
Other Names:
  • (-)-Cyclophosphamide
  • 2H-1,3,2-Oxazaphosphorine, 2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]tetrahydro-, 2-oxide, monohydrate
  • Carloxan
  • Ciclofosfamida
  • Ciclofosfamide
  • Cicloxal
  • Clafen
  • Claphene
  • CP monohydrate
  • CTX
  • CYCLO-cell
  • Cycloblastin
  • Cycloblastine
  • Cyclophospham
  • Cyclophosphamid monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamide Monohydrate
  • Cyclophosphamidum
  • Cyclophosphan
  • Cyclophosphane
  • Cyclophosphanum
  • Cyclostin
  • Cyclostine
  • Cytophosphan
  • Cytophosphane
  • Cytoxan
  • Fosfaseron
  • Genoxal
  • Genuxal
  • Ledoxina
  • Mitoxan
  • Neosar
  • Revimmune
  • Syklofosfamid
  • WR- 138719

Drug: Cytarabine
Given IT, IV, or SC
Other Names:
  • .beta.-Cytosine arabinoside
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-4-amino-2(1H)pyrimidinone
  • 1-Beta-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 1.beta.-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-Amino-1-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-1.beta.-D-arabinofuranosyl-
  • Alexan
  • Ara-C
  • ARA-cell
  • Arabine
  • Arabinofuranosylcytosine
  • Arabinosylcytosine
  • Aracytidine
  • Aracytin
  • Aracytine
  • Beta-Cytosine Arabinoside
  • CHX-3311
  • Cytarabinum
  • Cytarbel
  • Cytosar
  • Cytosine Arabinoside
  • Cytosine-.beta.-arabinoside
  • Cytosine-beta-arabinoside
  • Erpalfa
  • Starasid
  • Tarabine PFS
  • U 19920
  • U-19920
  • Udicil
  • WR-28453

Drug: Dexamethasone
Given orally (PO) or IV
Other Names:
  • Aacidexam
  • Adexone
  • Aknichthol Dexa
  • Alba-Dex
  • Alin
  • Alin Depot
  • Alin Oftalmico
  • Amplidermis
  • Anemul mono
  • Auricularum
  • Auxiloson
  • Baycadron
  • Baycuten
  • Baycuten N
  • Cortidexason
  • Cortisumman
  • Decacort
  • Decadrol
  • Decadron
  • Decadron DP
  • Decalix
  • Decameth
  • Decasone R.p.
  • Dectancyl
  • Dekacort
  • Deltafluorene
  • Deronil
  • Desamethasone
  • Desameton
  • Dexa-Mamallet
  • Dexa-Rhinosan
  • Dexa-Scheroson
  • Dexa-sine
  • Dexacortal
  • Dexacortin
  • Dexafarma
  • Dexafluorene
  • Dexalocal
  • Dexamecortin
  • Dexameth
  • Dexamethasone Intensol
  • Dexamethasonum
  • Dexamonozon
  • Dexapos
  • Dexinoral
  • Dexone
  • Dinormon
  • Fluorodelta
  • Fortecortin
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadecadrol
  • Hexadrol
  • Lokalison-F
  • Loverine
  • Methylfluorprednisolone
  • Millicorten
  • Mymethasone
  • Orgadrone
  • Spersadex
  • TaperDex
  • Visumetazone
  • ZoDex

Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
Given IV
Other Names:
  • 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8, 9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-, hydrochloride, (8S-cis)- (9CI)
  • ADM
  • Adriacin
  • Adriamycin
  • Adriamycin Hydrochloride
  • Adriamycin PFS
  • Adriamycin RDF
  • ADRIAMYCIN, HYDROCHLORIDE
  • Adriamycine
  • Adriblastina
  • Adriblastine
  • Adrimedac
  • Chloridrato de Doxorrubicina
  • DOX
  • DOXO-CELL
  • Doxolem
  • Doxorubicin HCl
  • Doxorubicin.HCl
  • Doxorubin
  • Farmiblastina
  • FI 106
  • FI-106
  • hydroxydaunorubicin
  • Rubex

Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
Correlative studies

Drug: Leucovorin Calcium
Given PO
Other Names:
  • Adinepar
  • Calcifolin
  • Calcium (6S)-Folinate
  • Calcium Folinate
  • Calcium Leucovorin
  • Calfolex
  • Calinat
  • Cehafolin
  • Citofolin
  • Citrec
  • Citrovorum Factor
  • Cromatonbic Folinico
  • Dalisol
  • Disintox
  • Divical
  • Ecofol
  • Emovis
  • Factor, Citrovorum
  • Flynoken A
  • Folaren
  • Folaxin
  • FOLI-cell
  • Foliben
  • Folidan
  • Folidar
  • Folinac
  • Folinate Calcium
  • folinic acid
  • Folinic Acid Calcium Salt Pentahydrate
  • Folinoral
  • Folinvit
  • Foliplus
  • Folix
  • Imo
  • Lederfolat
  • Lederfolin
  • Leucosar
  • leucovorin
  • Rescufolin
  • Rescuvolin
  • Tonofolin
  • Wellcovorin

Drug: Mercaptopurine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 3H-Purine-6-thiol
  • 6 MP
  • 6 Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6 Thiopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Purinethiol
  • 6-Thiopurine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • 7-Mercapto-1,3,4,6-tetrazaindene
  • Alti-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathiopurine
  • BW 57-323H
  • Flocofil
  • Ismipur
  • Leukerin
  • Leupurin
  • Mercaleukim
  • Mercaleukin
  • Mercaptina
  • Mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Mern
  • NCI-C04886
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purimethol
  • Purine, 6-mercapto-
  • Purine-6-thiol (8CI)
  • Purine-6-thiol, monohydrate
  • Purinethiol
  • Purinethol
  • U-4748
  • WR-2785

Drug: Methotrexate
Given IT, PO, or IV
Other Names:
  • Abitrexate
  • Alpha-Methopterin
  • Amethopterin
  • Brimexate
  • CL 14377
  • CL-14377
  • Emtexate
  • Emthexat
  • Emthexate
  • Farmitrexat
  • Fauldexato
  • Folex
  • Folex PFS
  • Lantarel
  • Ledertrexate
  • Lumexon
  • Maxtrex
  • Medsatrexate
  • Metex
  • Methoblastin
  • Methotrexate LPF
  • Methotrexate Methylaminopterin
  • Methotrexatum
  • Metotrexato
  • Metrotex
  • Mexate
  • Mexate-AQ
  • MTX
  • Novatrex
  • Rheumatrex
  • Texate
  • Tremetex
  • Trexeron
  • Trixilem
  • WR-19039

Drug: Pegaspargase
Given IV
Other Names:
  • L-Asparaginase with Polyethylene Glycol
  • Oncaspar
  • Oncaspar-IV
  • PEG-asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase
  • PEG-L-Asparaginase (Enzon - Kyowa Hakko)
  • PEGLA
  • Polyethylene Glycol L-Asparaginase
  • Polyethylene Glycol-L-Asparaginase

Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
Ancillary studies
Other Name: Quality of Life Assessment

Other: Questionnaire Administration
Ancillary studies

Drug: Thioguanine
Given PO
Other Names:
  • 2-Amino 6MP
  • 2-Amino-1,7-dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione
  • 2-Amino-6-mercaptopurine
  • 2-Amino-6-purinethiol
  • 2-Aminopurin-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6(1H)-thione
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol
  • 2-Aminopurine-6-thiol Hemihydrate
  • 2-Mercapto-6-aminopurine
  • 6-Amino-2-mercaptopurine
  • 6-Mercapto-2-aminopurine
  • 6-Mercaptoguanine
  • 6-TG
  • 6H-Purine-6-thione, 2-amino-1,7-dihydro- (9CI)
  • BW 5071
  • Lanvis
  • Tabloid
  • Thioguanine Hemihydrate
  • Thioguanine Hydrate
  • Tioguanin
  • Tioguanine
  • Wellcome U3B
  • WR-1141
  • X 27

Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Given IV
Other Names:
  • Kyocristine
  • Leurocristine sulfate
  • Leurocristine, sulfate
  • Oncovin
  • Vincasar
  • Vincosid
  • Vincrex
  • Vincristine, sulfate




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Disease free survival (DFS) in average risk (AR) patients based on the methotrexate dose randomization [ Time Frame: 5.7 years ]
    DFS is calculated as the time from randomization at the end of interim maintenance II to first event (relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. Five year DFS estimates will be calculated from the point of randomization for both groups. Two-sided 95% confidence intervals will be calculated.

  2. DFS in average risk (AR) patients based on the pulse frequency randomization [ Time Frame: 5.7 years ]
    DFS is calculated as the time from randomization at the end of interim maintenance II to first event (relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. Five year DFS estimates will be calculated from the point of randomization for both groups. Two-sided 95% confidence intervals will be calculated.

  3. DFS in low risk (LR) patients based on randomization to 1 of 2 low-intensity regimens [ Time Frame: 5.1 years ]
    DFS is calculated as the time from randomization at the end of Induction to first event (relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. Five year DFS estimates will be calculated from the point of randomization for both groups. Two-sided 95% confidence intervals will be calculated.

  4. DFS for SR Down syndrome patients with standardized treatment and enhanced supportive care [ Time Frame: 5.1 years ]
    DFS is calculated as the time from end of Induction to first event (relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. The 5-year DFS and 95% confidence interval for these patients will be estimated.

  5. Sample collection of central path review slides in B-LLy patients event free survival (EFS) for B-LLy patients [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    EFS is calculated as the Time from study enrollment to first event (induction failure, relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. The 5-year EFS and 95% confidence interval for these patients will be estimated.

  6. Event free survival (EFS) for B-LLy patients [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    EFS is calculated as the Time from study enrollment to first event (induction failure, relapse, second malignancy, remission death) or date of last contact. The 5-year EFS and 95% confidence interval for these patients will be estimated.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at different time points during and at the end of therapy [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  2. Burden of therapy in AR patients randomized to every 4-week vs every 12-week pulses during maintenance therapy [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  3. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: Emotional [ Time Frame: 1.7 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  4. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Emotional [ Time Frame: 2.5 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  5. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients overall at end of therapy: Emotional [ Time Frame: 3.2 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Genetic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  6. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Consolidation therapy: Physical [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  7. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 1: Physical [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  8. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: Physical [ Time Frame: 1.7 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  9. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Physical [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  10. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients overall at end of therapy: Physical [ Time Frame: 3.2 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  11. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Consolidation therapy: School [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  12. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 1: School [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  13. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: School [ Time Frame: 1.7 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  14. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): School [ Time Frame: 2.4 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  15. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients overall at end of therapy: School [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  16. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Consolidation therapy: Social functioning [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  17. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 1: Social functioning [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  18. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: Social functioning [ Time Frame: 1.7 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  19. Burden of therapy in AR patients overall at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Social functioning [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  20. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients overall at end of therapy: Social functioning [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the Social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated with mean and standard deviation reported.

  21. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: emotional [ Time Frame: 1.7 years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with means and standard deviation reported.

  22. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): emotional [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  23. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of therapy: emotional [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the emotional subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  24. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: physical [ Time Frame: 1.7 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with means and standard deviation reported.

  25. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): physical [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  26. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of therapy: physical [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the physical subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  27. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: school [ Time Frame: 1.7 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with means and standard deviation reported.

  28. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): school [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  29. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of therapy: school [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the school subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  30. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 4: social functioning [ Time Frame: 1.7 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with means and standard deviation reported.

  31. Burden of therapy in AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): social functioning [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  32. Burden of therapy in boy AR patients by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of therapy: social functioning [ Time Frame: 3.2 Years ]
    Age and gender standardized Quality of life, measured by the social functioning subscale of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL), will be calculated for each group with mean and standard deviation reported.

  33. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Consolidation therapy-Right [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Strength in the right ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  34. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Consolidation therapy-Left [ Time Frame: 2 Months ]
    Strength in the left ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  35. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Maintenance Cycle 1: Right [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Strength in the right ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  36. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Maintenance Cycle 1: Left [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Strength in the left ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  37. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Right [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Strength in the right ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  38. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Left [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Strength in the left ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  39. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL 12 months post therapy: Right [ Time Frame: 4.2 Years ]
    Strength in the right ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  40. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL 12 months post therapy: Left [ Time Frame: 4.2 Years ]
    Strength in the left ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for the cohort will be reported.

  41. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Right [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Strength in the right ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for each randomization group will be reported.

  42. Characterize vincristine-associated neuropathy in children undergoing therapy for Average Risk (AR) ALL by vincristine pulse frequency randomization groups (4 week vs. 12 week) at end of Maintenance Cycle 7 (boys)/End of therapy (girls): Left [ Time Frame: 2.4 Years ]
    Strength in the left ankle dorsiflexors (Kg) averaged over two measurements. Mean and standard deviation for each randomization group will be reported.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 30 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • B-ALL patients must be enrolled on AALL08B1 or APEC14B1 (if open for the classification of newly diagnosed ALL patients) prior to treatment and enrollment on AALL0932

    • Note: B-LLy patients are not eligible for AALL08B1, and can enroll directly onto AALL0932
  • B-ALL patients must have an initial white blood cell count < 50,000/uL
  • Patients must have newly diagnosed National Cancer Institute (NCI) Standard Risk B-ALL or B-LLy Murphy stages I or II; patients with Down syndrome are also eligible

    • Note: for B-LLy patients with tissue available for flow cytometry, the criterion for diagnosis should be analogous to B-ALL; for tissue processed by other means (i.e. paraffin blocks), the methodology and criteria for immunophenotypic analysis to establish the diagnosis of B-LLy defined by the submitting institution will be accepted
  • All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent
  • All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and NCI requirements for human studies must be met

Exclusion Criteria:

  • With the exception of steroid pretreatment (defined below) or the administration of intrathecal cytarabine, patients must not have received any prior cytotoxic chemotherapy for either the current diagnosis of B-ALL or B-LLy or for any cancer diagnosed prior to initiation of protocol therapy on AALL0932

    • Patients receiving prior steroid therapy may be eligible for AALL0932
  • Patients with central nervous system 3 (CNS3) leukemia

    • CNS status must be known prior to enrollment; (Note: the CNS status must be determined based on a sample obtained prior to administration of any systemic or intrathecal chemotherapy, except for steroid pretreatment); B-LLy patients with CNS3 disease are not eligible for this protocol or the COG HR ALL protocol; it is recommended that intrathecal cytarabine be administered at the time of the diagnostic lumbar puncture; this is usually done at the time of the diagnostic bone marrow or venous line placement to avoid a second lumbar puncture; this is allowed prior to registration; systemic chemotherapy must begin within 72 hours of the first dose of intrathecal therapy
  • B-ALL patients with testicular leukemia are not eligible for AALL0932
  • For B-LLy patients the following additional exclusion criteria apply:

    • T-lymphoblastic lymphoma
    • Morphologically unclassifiable lymphoma
    • Absence of both B-cell and T-cell phenotype markers in a case submitted as lymphoblastic lymphoma
    • CNS3-positive disease or testicular involvement
    • M2 (5% - 25% blasts) or M3 (> 25% blasts) marrow
    • Female patients who are pregnant are ineligible
    • Lactating females are not eligible unless they have agreed not to breastfeed their infants
    • Female patients of childbearing potential are not eligible unless a negative pregnancy test result has been obtained
    • Sexually active patients of reproductive potential are not eligible unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01190930


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Anne L Angiolillo Children's Oncology Group

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Responsible Party: Children's Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01190930     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AALL0932
NCI-2011-02599 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trial Reporting Program) )
CDR0000683227
11-00080
AALL0932 ( Other Identifier: Childrens Oncology Group )
AALL0932 ( Other Identifier: CTEP )
U10CA180886 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
U10CA098543 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: August 30, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 26, 2019
Last Verified: April 2019
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lymphoma
Leukemia
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Down Syndrome
Philadelphia Chromosome
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Abnormalities, Multiple
Congenital Abnormalities
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Translocation, Genetic
Chromosome Aberrations
Pathologic Processes
Calcium, Dietary
Leucovorin
Folic Acid
Cytarabine
Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone acetate