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Combination Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Transplantation, and Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Patients With Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00002600
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 6, 2004
Last Update Posted : February 6, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Bone marrow transplantation and peripheral stem cell transplantation may allow doctors to give higher doses of chemotherapy and kill more tumor cells.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy with carboplatin and cyclophosphamide followed by bone marrow and peripheral stem cell transplantation in treating patients who have advanced ovarian epithelial cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fallopian Tube Cancer Ovarian Cancer Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer Biological: filgrastim Drug: carboplatin Drug: cyclophosphamide Procedure: autologous bone marrow transplantation Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation Phase 1

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of carboplatin when combined with cyclophosphamide as high-dose therapy followed by autologous bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell rescue in patients with platinum sensitive ovarian epithelial carcinoma. II. Determine the efficacy of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study of carboplatin. Autologous bone marrow (ABM) is harvested on day -11, filgrastim (G-CSF) is administered subcutaneously (SC) on days -11 to -7, and autologous peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) are harvested on day -6. Patients receive high dose chemotherapy comprising carboplatin IV over 15 minutes on days -5 and -4 and cyclophosphamide IV over 1 hour on days -3 and -2. PBSC are reinfused on day -1, ABM is reinfused on day 0, and G-CSF is administered SC beginning on day 7 and continuing until blood counts recover. Cohorts of 2-4 patients receive escalating doses of carboplatin until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose at which no more than 10% of patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. A minimum of 6 patients receive carboplatin at the MTD. Patients are followed at 1 month and then every 3 months for 5 years.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A minimum of 18 patients will be accrued for this study within 1 year.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 23 participants
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Actual Study Start Date : October 21, 1994
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 25, 2001
Actual Study Completion Date : July 25, 2001

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed advanced ovarian epithelial malignancy of one of the following histologies: Serous adenocarcinoma Endometrioid adenocarcinoma Mucinous adenocarcinoma Undifferentiated carcinoma Clear cell adenocarcinoma Mixed epithelial carcinoma Fallopian tube and extraovarian peritoneal papillary serous tumors also allowed Documented responsiveness (using established clinical criteria) to a platinum-based chemotherapy regimen required Partial or complete clinical response to the most recent chemotherapy regimen required Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy morphologically negative for carcinoma and cellularity greater than 50% No CNS involvement

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 to 65 Performance status: GOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: WBC greater than 3,000/mm3 Absolute neutrophil count at least 1,500/mm3 Platelet count greater than 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.5 mg/dL* SGOT less than 60 IU/mL* * Unless abnormality due to metastatic involvement Renal: Creatinine less than 2.0 mg/dL* * Unless abnormality due to metastatic involvement Cardiovascular: LVEF at least 45% by MUGA scan No active congestive heart failure No myocardial infarction within the past year No active arrhythmia No active angina pectoris No uncontrolled hypertension Pulmonary: FVC and FEV at least 50% predicted Other: No peripheral neuropathy No uncontrolled diabetes mellitus No history of other malignancy except basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer No debilitating medical or psychiatric illness that would preclude informed consent or study

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics No more than 2 prior chemotherapy regimens At least 4 weeks since prior chemotherapy (at least 6 weeks since prior nitrosoureas) Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: No prior radiotherapy for ovarian cancer Surgery: Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00002600

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United States, Maryland
Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Johns Hopkins Oncology Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21231
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
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Study Chair: Deborah K. Armstrong, MD Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
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Responsible Party: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Identifier: NCT00002600    
Other Study ID Numbers: J9434
CDR0000063839 ( Registry Identifier: PDQ (Physician Data Query) )
NCI-V94-0544 ( Other Identifier: other )
JHOC-9434 ( Other Identifier: SKCCC )
94-08-26-05 ( Other Identifier: JHM IRB )
First Posted: April 6, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 6, 2019
Last Verified: September 2001
Keywords provided by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins:
recurrent ovarian epithelial cancer
ovarian undifferentiated adenocarcinoma
ovarian mixed epithelial carcinoma
ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma
ovarian mucinous cystadenocarcinoma
ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinoma
ovarian clear cell cystadenocarcinoma
fallopian tube cancer
primary peritoneal cavity cancer
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fallopian Tube Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Fallopian Tube Diseases
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists