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Azacitidine Maintenance Therapy After Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation (Allo BMT)

This study has been completed.
Celgene Corporation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: July 7, 2006
Last updated: July 27, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

Primary Objective:

-To determine the dose and schedule combination of 5-Azacitidine, when used as maintenance treatment after allogeneic transplantation for high-risk AML / MDS.

Secondary Objective:

-To assess the effect of treatment on survival after allogeneic transplantation for high-risk AML / MDS.

Condition Intervention Phase
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Leukemia Drug: Azacitidine Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Azacitidine Maintenance Therapy After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for AML and MDS

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to Toxicity [ Time Frame: Baseline with 30 day cycles (up to 4 cycles), approximately 116 days ]

Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Azacitidine
Azacitidine after Allogeneic Transplantation
Drug: Azacitidine
8 mg/m^2 Subcutaneously Once Daily for 5 Days
Other Name: Vidaza

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients with a diagnosis of AML (WHO classification: >=20% blasts in the bone marrow and / or peripheral blood), or MDS (IPSS intermediate-2 or higher) that at the time of allogeneic transplantation were in.
  2. Induction Failure, relapsed disease or second or greater remission.
  3. Patients in first complete remission that required more than 2 cycles of treatment to achieve the remission.
  4. Donor: HLA-compatible related (HLA-A, -B, -DRB1 matched or with one-antigen mismatch) or
  5. HLA-compatible unrelated (HLA-A, -B, -C and -DRB1 matched or with one-antigen mismatch)
  6. Age 18 to 75 years and
  7. Left ventricular ejection fraction >40% and
  8. FEV1, FVC and DLCO >40% and
  9. Serum creatinine <1.6 mg/dL and
  10. Serum bilirubin < 1.6 mg/dL and
  11. SGPT < 3 X upper limit of normal and
  12. All patients and donors or guardian should be able to understand and sign informed consent.
  13. Women of childbearing potential (any female who has experienced menarche, and who has not undergone surgical sterilization or is not post-menopausal) must have a negative serum pregnancy test.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. HIV positive
  2. AML or MDS in first complete remission (defined as: bone marrow with less than 6% blasts, no circulating blasts, and a platelet count greater than 100,000 /mm^3.)
  3. Active uncontrolled infection
  4. Pregnancy or breastfeeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00350818

United States, Texas
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Celgene Corporation
Principal Investigator: Marcos de Lima, MD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00350818     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-0417
Study First Received: July 7, 2006
Last Updated: July 27, 2012

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Allogeneic Transplantation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
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