Interleukin-2 in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome
|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.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002746|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 27, 2003
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2012
RATIONALE: Interleukin-2 may stimulate a person's white blood cells to kill cancer cells.
PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of interleukin-2 in treating patients with myelodysplastic syndrome.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Leukemia Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms||Biological: aldesleukin||Phase 1|
- Determine the safety, tolerance, and maximum tolerated dose of subcutaneous interleukin-2 (aldesleukin; IL-2) in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
- Evaluate the hematologic effects of subcutaneous IL-2 in MDS.
OUTLINE: IL-2 will be administered in cycles of twice daily subcutaneous injections 7 days a week for 4 consecutive weeks. After each cycle the patient will be evaluated for response. The patient could continue IL-2 therapy for up to 12 cycles. There are 4 dose levels of IL-2. At each dose level 3 patients will be accrued sequentially.
Treatment with IL-2 should be continued until grade III toxicity or any side effects requiring hospitalization occurs. After the patient returns to baseline pretherapy values or grade I toxicity, the subject will resume IL-2 at 50% of the initial dose. If the patient again goes into grade III toxicity or is in need of hospitalization, IL-2 will be discontinued.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Between 12-24 patients will be accrued.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||24 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A PHASE I TRIAL OF SUBCUTANEOUS, OUTPATIENT INTERLEUKIN-2 FOR PATIENTS WITH MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME (MDS)|
|Study Start Date :||January 1996|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2004|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2004|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002746
|United States, Washington|
|University of Washington Medical Center|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195-6043|
|Study Chair:||John A. Thompson, MD||Seattle Cancer Care Alliance|