Use of Stealth Liposomal Doxorubicin HCl ( DOX-SL ) in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma.
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To provide Stealth liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride ( DOX-SL ) as a therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma patients who have no remaining treatment options other than DOX-SL or patients who have been participating in another DOX-SL protocol and for whom continuation in DOX-SL is medically indicated. Also, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of DOX-SL in patients with Kaposi's sarcoma who have previously received systemic chemotherapy with or without an anthracycline.
Condition or disease
Sarcoma, KaposiHIV Infections
Drug: Doxorubicin hydrochloride (liposomal)
Patients receive DOX-SL every 3 weeks for up to 20 cycles.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients must have:
AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma that requires systemic chemotherapy.
EITHER a medical indication for continuation of DOX-SL following treatment on another DOX-SL protocol, OR no remaining treatment options other than DOX-SL.
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
Jablonowski H, Szelenyi H, Armbrecht C, Mauss S, Niederau C, Strohmeyer G. Liposomal doxorubicin--a new formulation for the treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma: a study on safety and efficacy in AIDS patients. Int Conf AIDS. 1993 Jun 6-11;9(1):397 (abstract no PO-B12-1573)