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Blood Stem Cell Transplant With Low Dose Chemotherapy for Relapsed Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (BMT CTN 0701)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Marrow Donor Program
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00912223
First received: June 1, 2009
Last updated: September 30, 2016
Last verified: September 2016

June 1, 2009
September 30, 2016
April 2009
November 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Progression-Free Survival (PFS) [ Time Frame: Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Patients are considered a failure for this endpoint if they die, or if they relapse/progress or receive anti-lymphoma therapy not including planned post-transplant radiation.
Progression-free survival at 2 years from the time of transplant [ Time Frame: Measured at Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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  • Graft Failure [ Time Frame: Day 30 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Primary graft failure is defined as a donor peripheral blood T cell chimerism < 5% at Day +30 post-transplant. Secondary Graft Failure is defined as documented engraftment followed by loss of graft as defined by donor peripheral blood T cell chimerism < 5%.
  • Donor Cell Engraftment [ Time Frame: Days 30 and 100 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Donor engraftment is defined as > 5% donor peripheral blood T cell chimerism by Day +30 post-transplant in the setting of Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) recovery (ANC >500/mm^3 for 3 consecutive days).
  • Time to Neutrophil Recovery [ Time Frame: Day 60 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Neutrophil Recovery is defined as ANC > 500/mm^3 for 3 consecutive days.
  • Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD) [ Time Frame: Day 100 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The event is the incidence of grades II-IV acute GVHD from day of transplant, where grade IV is worst. The first day of acute GVHD onset at a certain grade will be used to calculate a cumulative incidence curve for that acute GVHD grade. GVHD should be monitored in accordance with BMT CTN manual of procedures guidelines.
  • Chronic GVHD [ Time Frame: Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The event is the incidence and severity of chronic GVHD from day of transplant, a cumulative incidence curve will be computed along with a 95% confidence interval at two years post-transplant. Death prior to occurrence of chronic GVHD will be considered as a competing risk.
  • Overall Survival [ Time Frame: Years 2 and 3 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The event is death from any cause.
  • Treatment-related Mortality (TRM) [ Time Frame: Year 3 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The event is death occurring in patients in continuous complete remission. The TRM distribution will be estimated by the Kaplan-Meier curve.
  • Infections [ Time Frame: Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Quality of Life [ Time Frame: Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Immunologic Reconstitution [ Time Frame: Year 1 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Quantitative immunoglobulins (IgG)
  • Incidence of Toxicities [ Time Frame: Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Number of participants that experiences at least one grade 3 - 5 toxicity during the first two years, where grade 5 is worst.
  • Serum Rituximab (RTX) Levels [ Time Frame: Baseline, Days 28 and 365 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    RTX concentration levels within participants
  • Primary graft failure [ Time Frame: Measured at Day 30 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Secondary graft failure [ Time Frame: Measured at Day 100 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Donor Cell Engraftment [ Time Frame: Measured at Days 28, 56, 100, 180, and 365 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Acute graft-versus-host disease [ Time Frame: Measured at Day 100 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Chronic graft-versus-host disease [ Time Frame: Measured at Days 100, 180, 365, and 730 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Overall Survival [ Time Frame: Measured at Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Treatment-related Mortality (TRM) [ Time Frame: Measured at Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Infections [ Time Frame: Measured at Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of Life [ Time Frame: Measured at Year 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Immunologic Reconstitution [ Time Frame: Measured at Days 100, 180, and 365 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Toxicities [ Time Frame: Measured at Days 28, 56, 100, 180, 365, and 730 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Serum rituximab levels [ Time Frame: Measured at Days 28, 100, 180, and 365 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Blood Stem Cell Transplant With Low Dose Chemotherapy for Relapsed Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (BMT CTN 0701)
A Phase II Trial of Non-Myeloablative Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Patients With Relapsed Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Beyond First Complete Response (BMT CTN #0701)
Blood stem cell transplants are one treatment option for people with lymphoma or other types of blood cancers. For this type of treatment, family members or unrelated donors with a similar tissue type usually donate their blood stem cells to the transplant patients. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of a type of blood stem cell transplant that uses lower doses of chemotherapy in people with relapsed follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).

Follicular NHL, a type of blood cancer, is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, with approximately 15,000 new cases being diagnosed each year in the United States. Chemotherapy is a common treatment option for people with NHL, and at first most people achieve cancer remission with initial chemotherapy. However, after the initial chemotherapy, people with this disease typically experience a continuous pattern of relapse that results in progressively shorter remission durations. A blood stem cell transplant is another treatment option for people with follicular NHL. In a blood stem cell transplant procedure, healthy blood stem cells are taken from a donor and transplanted into the patient. The cells can be donated by a family member or an unrelated donor who has a similar tissue type. Typically, people who are undergoing a blood stem cell transplant receive high doses of chemotherapy before the transplant to prepare their bodies to accept the donor stem cells. In this study, participants will undergo a type of stem cell transplant called a nonmyeloablative transplant, which involves a reduced intensity method of transplantation that does not require high doses of chemotherapy. The purpose of the study is to examine the effectiveness of a nonmyeloablative allogeneic blood stem cell transplant at improving survival rates in people with relapsed follicular NHL.

This study will enroll people with relapsed follicular NHL. At a baseline study visit, participants will undergo a medical history review, physical examination, blood collection, lung function testing, computed tomography (CT) scans, a bone marrow biopsy, and questionnaires to assess quality of life. Participants will be admitted to the hospital and on various days in the 2 weeks before the transplant, they will receive fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, rituximab, which are cancer medications, and tacrolimus, a medication that will help prevent graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), which is an attack by the donor cells on the body's normal tissues. Participants will then undergo the blood stem cell transplant. At various times during the 2 weeks after the transplant, participants will receive rituximab and methotrexate, which is another medication to prevent GVHD. They will also receive tacrolimus for at least 6 months to help prevent GVHD. Participants will remain in the hospital for as long as necessary to recover from the transplant. Follow-up study visits will occur weekly for Weeks 1 to 14, and then at Months 6, 12, 18, and 24. At each study visit, select baseline procedures will be repeated.

Interventional
Phase 2
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Biological: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

NOTE: The - sign is the number of days before the transplant and the + sign is the number of days after the transplant.

The conditioning regimen will consist of the following:

  • Rituxan 375 mg/m^2 on Day -13
  • Rituxan 1000 mg/m^2 on Days -6, +1, and +8
  • Fludarabine 30 mg/m^2 on Days -5 to -3
  • Cyclophosphamide 750 mg/m^2 on Days -5, -4, -3

Day 0 will be the day of the transplant.

The GVHD prophylaxis will consist of the following:

  • Tacrolimus .09 mg/kg/po (Day -2 thru Day +180). Doses will be adjusted to maintain blood levels of 5-15 ng/mL.
  • Methotrexate 5 mg/m^2 (Days +1, +3, and +6). Unrelated donor recipients will receive a fourth dose on Day +11.
Experimental: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Participants will undergo a non-myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
Intervention: Biological: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Laport GG, Wu J, Logan B, Bachanova V, Hosing C, Fenske T, Longo W, Devine SM, Nademanee A, Gersten I, Horowitz M, Lazarus HM, Riches ML; Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network.. Reduced-Intensity Conditioning with Fludarabine, Cyclophosphamide, and High-Dose Rituximab for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Follicular Lymphoma: A Phase Two Multicenter Trial from the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Aug;22(8):1440-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.04.014.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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August 2016
November 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have confirmed CD20+ follicle center lymphoma that meets one of the following:

    1. Histologically confirmed recurrent Revised European American Lymphoma (REAL) Classification CD20+ follicle center lymphoma, follicular grades I and II
    2. Histologically confirmed World Health Organization (WHO) classification CD20+ follicular lymphoma grades 1, 2, or 3a.

      For either classification, the diffuse component of large cleaved cells (if present) cannot be greater than 50% of cellularity. Patients do not have to express t(14;18) to be eligible.

  • Any number of prior regimens (including autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation [HCT]); the most recent prior regimen must have occurred more than 28 days before study entry
  • Must demonstrate chemosensitive or radiosensitive disease to most recent prior regimen and meet one of the following criteria:

    1. Patients in second or subsequent complete remission (CR)
    2. Patients in first or subsequent partial remission (PR)
    3. Patients experiencing a relapse that demonstrates a response, as defined as largest nodal mass less than or equal to 3 cm or greater than or equal to 50% reduction in estimated lymph node volume measured as a product of bi-dimensional measurements (see protocol for detailed definition).
    4. Patients with stable follicular lymphoma are eligible if all lymph node masses are less than or equal to 3 cm and are smaller or unchanged in size to the most recent salvage regimen.
  • Patients with human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched donors that meet the following criteria:

    1. 6/6 HLA-matched related donor. HLA typing must be performed by DNA methods for HLA-A and B at intermediate (or higher) resolution, and DRB1 at high resolution. The donor must be willing to donate peripheral blood stem cells and meet institutional criteria for stem cell donation. The donor must be medically eligible to donate stem cells according to individual transplant center criteria; or,
    2. 8/8 HLA-matched unrelated donor. HLA typing must be performed by DNA methods for HLA-A, B, C, and DRB1 at high resolution. The donor must be willing to donate peripheral blood stem cells and meet National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) criteria for stem cell donation. The donor must be medically eligible to donate stem cells according to NMDP criteria.
  • Patients with adequate organ function, as measured by the following:

    1. Heart: Left ventricular ejection fraction at rest greater than 45%
    2. Lungs: Diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO), forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), or forced vital capacity (FVC) greater than 50% of predicted (corrected for hemoglobin). For patients in whom pulse oximetry is performed, baseline O2 saturation greater than 85% (when lung function testing cannot be performed due to age restrictions)
    3. Liver: Bilirubin less than two times the upper limit of normal for age as per local laboratory; alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) less than three times the upper limit of normal as per local laboratory
    4. Kidney: Calculated or measured creatinine clearance greater than or equal to 40 mL/min; if creatinine is greater than or equal to 1.5 mg/dL then 24-hour urine for measured creatinine clearance should be performed.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in first CR
  • Karnofsky performance score less than 70%
  • Patients with follicular lymphoma that demonstrates evidence of histologic transformation. In the presence of B symptoms, rapid growth of a single dominant site, or prolonged (> 2 yrs) interval since last tissue diagnosis, investigators are encouraged to consider re-biopsy of nodes prior to enrollment.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Uncontrolled bacterial, viral, or fungal infection (i.e., currently taking medication and progression of clinical symptoms)
  • Prior cancer, other than resected basal cell carcinoma or treated cervical carcinoma in situ. Cancer treated with curative intent less than 5 years will not be allowed unless approved by the medical monitor or protocol chair. Cancer treated with curative intent greater than 5 years will be allowed.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Fertile men or women unwilling to use contraception from the time of initiation of conditioning until 6 months post-transplant
  • Prior allogeneic HSCT
  • Known anaphylactic reaction to rituximab
  • Seropositive for any of the following: HIV ab, hepatitis B sAg or polymerase chain reaction (PCR)+, or hepatitis C ab or PCR+
Both
1 Year to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
No
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United States
 
NCT00912223
BMTCTN0701, U01HL069294, U01HL06929406, 5U24CA076518
Yes
Yes
Findings will be published in a manuscript.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • National Marrow Donor Program
Study Director: Mary Horowitz, MD, MS Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin
September 2016

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