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Safety and Efficacy of Treanda™ (Bendamustine HCl) in Patients With Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Who Are Refractory to Rituximab

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00139841
First Posted: August 31, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Cephalon )
  Purpose
SUMMARY: This is a multi-center open label study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Treanda™ (also known as bendamustine HCl or SDX-105) in patients who have indolent Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and have relapsed within a defined timeframe after taking rituximab (Rituxan®). Treanda will be given via 60-minute intravenous infusion on days 1 and 2 of every 21-day treatment cycle. Patients will be treated for 6 cycles unless they develop progressive disease or unacceptable toxicity. Those who continue to receive clinical benefit at end of 6 cycles may receive an additional 2 cycles. Following the end of treatment, patients will be followed for up to 2 years until disease progression or start of another anti-cancer therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Drug: Bendamustine HCl Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center Phase III Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of Treanda™ (Bendamustine HCl) in Patients With Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Who Are Refractory to Rituximab

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Further study details as provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Cephalon ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assess the overall response rate (ORR = CR + CRu + PR) and duration of response (DR) to a regimen of bendamustine in patients who are refractory to rituximab therapy. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • • assess the safety profile of Treanda in this patient population. • assess the duration of progression-free survival (PFS). • estimate the basic pharmacokinetic parameters • assess the effects of plasma concentrations [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
bendamustine
Drug: Bendamustine HCl
Dose of 120 mg/m2 on Day 1 and Day 2 of each treatment cycle (every 21 days). Patients who are continuing to experience clinical benefit at Cycle 6, as assessed by the investigator, may receive up to 2 additional cycles, to a maximum of 8 cycles.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

ELIGIBILITY:

Key Inclusion Criteria

  • Documented B-cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Small lymphocytic lymphoma (ALC < 5,000 cells/mm3)
  • Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (nodal, extranodal, or splenic types)
  • Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma
  • Follicular center lymphoma, follicular

Disease documented to be refractory to a full-course of the most recent rituximab therapy (single agent or combination)

  • At least 1 prior chemotherapy regimen and maximum of 3 prior chemotherapy regimens
  • Bidimensionally measurable disease (by CT scan) with at least one lesion measuring ≥ 2.0 cm in a single dimension

Key Exclusion Criteria

  • Patients who receive rituximab only as part of treatment with ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin®) will not be eligible
  • History of prior high dose chemotherapy with allogeneic stem cell support (history of autologous stem cell support is permissible)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00139841


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Cephalon
  More Information

Responsible Party: Cephalon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00139841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SDX-105-03
First Submitted: August 18, 2005
First Posted: August 31, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2014
Last Verified: May 2014

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Cephalon ):
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Rituximab Refractory
Rituximab Failure
Indolent Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Rituximab
Bendamustine Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action