Interferon Alfa Plus Sargramostim in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00003561|
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : March 22, 2004
Last Update Posted : July 20, 2011
RATIONALE: Interferon alfa may interfere with the growth of cancer cells. Colony-stimulating factors such as sargramostim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help a person's immune system recover from the side effects of therapy. Combining sargramostim with interferon alfa may kill more cancer cells.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of sargramostim in treating patients who are receiving interferon alfa for chronic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia that is in remission.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Leukemia||Biological: recombinant interferon alfa Biological: sargramostim||Phase 2|
OBJECTIVES: I. Estimate the rate of major cytogenetic responses to sargramostim (GM-CSF) and interferon alfa in patients with newly diagnosed chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia. II. Estimate the dosing, schedule, and toxic effects of GM-CSF plus interferon alfa in these patients.
OUTLINE: All patients are in hematologic remission on subcutaneous interferon alfa upon entering the study. Once a complete hematologic response is achieved and the interferon alfa dose has been stable for 14 days, patients receive subcutaneous sargramostim (GM-CSF) daily for 6 months. Patients are followed at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 48 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||48 participants|
|Official Title:||Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (Rhu-GM-CSF) With Interferon-Alpha (IFN-alpha) for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia|
|Study Start Date :||February 1998|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2001|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2010|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00003561
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins Oncology Center|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21231-2410|
|Study Chair:||Richard J. Jones, MD||Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center|