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A Double-blind, Randomized Controlled Study in CD20-positive Diffuse B Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Subjects

This study has been completed.
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Identifier:
First received: September 17, 2010
Last updated: October 21, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
This is a prospective international, multi-center, randomized, double-blind controlled study designed to assess and compare the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and the safety of MabThera® and TL011, in combination with CHOP in previously untreated patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: TL011
Biological: Rituximab
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase Ib, Double Blind RCT to Evaluate and Compare the PK, PD and Safety of MabThera® With TL011, in Combination With CHOP, in Subjects With CD20+ DLBCL

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • AUC during a dosing interval for Rituximab [ Time Frame: 21 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PK and PD parameters [ Time Frame: Throughout study ]

Enrollment: 186
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: TL011 Biological: TL011
375 mg/m2 iv every 3 weeks for 8 cycles
Active Comparator: MabThera® Biological: Rituximab
375 mg/m2 iv every 3 weeks for 8 cycles


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed subjects with a confirmed pathologic diagnosis of diffuse large B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (DLBCL) based on the 2008 World Health Organization classification.

    2.CD20+ lymphoma cells at screening

  • 18-80 (inclusive) years of age at screening
  • Ann Arbor Stages I-IV at screening
  • Any IPI score at screening
  • ECOG good performance status (0-2) at screening
  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent prior to performing study procedures
  • Women of childbearing potential must use effective contraceptive methods starting from screening and until 12 months following the last infusion..

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Any lymphoma other than CD20+ DLBCL
  2. History of indolent lymphoma
  3. DLBCL with central nervous system or meningeal involvement
  4. Primary gastrointestinal (MALT) lymphoma
  5. Bulky disease>10 cm diagnosed by imaging at screening
  6. Bone marrow involvement > 25% according to bone marrow biopsy at screening
  7. Subjects previously treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy or experimental therapies for lymphoma or other malignancy
  8. Hypersensitivity to active ingredients, excipients (sodium citrate, polysorbate 80, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, water for injections) and murine proteins
  9. Active uncontrolled infection (viral, bacterial or fungal infection) requiring systemic therapy at screening and/or at baseline visit.
  10. A documented history of recurrent or chronic clinically significant infection (viral, bacterial or fungal infection)
  11. Subjects with a history of tuberculosis or active tuberculosis at screening.
  12. Immunodeficiency syndrome or Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositivity
  13. Positive Hepatitis B surface antigen or antibodies to Hepatitis C
  14. History of other cancer within the past 5 years except curatively treated non-melanoma skin cancer or in situ carcinoma of uterine cervix
  15. Any major surgical procedure within 12 weeks prior to screening and between screening and baseline
  16. Immunization with live viral vaccines less than 4 weeks prior to first study drug infusion, and/or planned live viral vaccination during study period.
  17. Known allergic reactions against foreign proteins
  18. Subjects for whom 8 cycles of CHOP might be problematic, and have the following findings/conditions, should not be enrolled:

    • Cardiac contra-indication to doxorubicin: Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) < 50% according to multi-acquisition gated (MUGA) scan or 2D Echocardiogram at screening
    • Neurologic contra-indication to vincristine: (e.g., peripheral neuropathy)
    • Abnormal hepatic function at screening and/or baseline
    • AST/ALT ≥ 3 x upper normal value (ULN) or ≥ 5 x ULN in the presence of DLBCL involvement of the liver
    • Bilirubin ≥ 2 x ULN or ≥ 5 x ULN in the presence of DLBCL involvement of the liver
    • Abnormal renal function at screening and/or baseline
    • Serum creatinine ≥ 2 x ULN
    • Abnormal bone marrow function at screening and/or baseline
    • Platelets < 100x109/L
    • Neutrophils < 1.5x109/L
    • Hb < 9g/dL
  19. Any other serious active disease or co-morbid medical condition (according to the investigator's decision and information provided in the Investigator Brochure of TL011)
  20. Subjects who, according to the investigator, are likely to be non-compliant or uncooperative during the study.
  21. Pregnant or lactating women or women that intend to get pregnant during study or within 12 months following the last infusion.
  22. Treatment with any investigational drug within 90 days before planned first cycle of chemotherapy.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01205737

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Principal Investigator: Mariano Provencio, MD, PhD Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro
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Responsible Party: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Identifier: NCT01205737     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NHL-TL011-102
Study First Received: September 17, 2010
Last Updated: October 21, 2013

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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