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A Study Of Deoxycoformycin(DCF)/Pentostatin In Lymphoid Malignancies

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00038025
First Posted: May 27, 2002
Last Update Posted: August 2, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the side effects and antitumor response of patients with lymphoid malignancies to Deoxycoformycin (DCF)/Pentostatin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Drug: Deoxycoformycin (DCF) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of Deoxycoformycin (DCF) in Lymphoid Malignancies

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Further study details as provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with Overall Response [ Time Frame: Baseline and approximately every 3 weeks thereafter ]
    Overall responses (OR) of participants with lymphoid malignancies to Deoxycoformycin (DCF)/Pentostatin defined as Complete Response (CR) and Partial Response (PR).


Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: September 1994
Study Completion Date: November 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Deoxycoformycin (DCF)/Pentostatin Drug: Deoxycoformycin (DCF)
Patients received Deoxycoformycin (DCF)/Pentostatin administered by intravenous bolus daily over a consecutive 3-day period. This course was repeated at 3-week intervals.
Other Names:
  • Nipent
  • Pentostatin

Detailed Description:
Deoxycoformycin(DCF)/Pentostatin is a T-cell cytotoxic drug with previously reported responses in lymphoid malignancies but larger studies are needed.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic proof of lymphoid malignancy with an expected complete response rate of less than 20 percent OR have failed at least one prior therapy.
  • No chemotherapy within 3 weeks of entry into study and must have recovered from acute toxic effects of prior therapy.
  • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
  • Performance status equal to or less than Zubrod 2.
  • Signed informed consent.
  • Patients with measurable disease.
  • Age at least 16 years.
  • Adequate bone marrow function (unless involvement of bone marrow by lymphoma) defined as AGC greater than 1500 and platelet count greater than 100,000.
  • Adequate hepatic function with a bilirubin less than or equal to 1.5 mg % and SGPT less than or equal to 4 times the upper limits of normal.
  • Adequate renal function defined as serum creatine less than or equal to 1.5 mg %.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No serious intercurrent illness.
  • Adequate contraception (if applicable).
  • NO patients with significant cardiac disease, i.e. New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV.
  • NO experimental clinical trial within 3 weeks of study entry.
  • NO patients with active CNS disease.
  • Full recovery from any prior surgical treatment.
  • NO active active infections.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00038025


Locations
United States, Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Razelle Kurzrock, MD MD Anderson
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00038025     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DM94-026
First Submitted: May 24, 2002
First Posted: May 27, 2002
Last Update Posted: August 2, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Mycosis Fungoides
Lymphoma
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Deoxycoformycin
Pentostatin
All other lymphomas
Nucleoside analogue
Adenosine deaminase inhibitor
T-cells

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell
Lymphoma, T-Cell
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Peripheral
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Leukemia
Leukemia, B-Cell
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Pentostatin
Antineoplastic Agents
Adenosine Deaminase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action