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Safety of Soluble Beta-Glucan (SBG) in Treatment of Patients With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

This study has been completed.
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Biotec Pharmacon ASA Identifier:
First received: September 20, 2007
Last updated: March 2, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety of soluble beta-glucan (SBG) in combination with antibody and chemotherapy treatment in patients with non-Hodgkin-s lymphoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Drug: Soluble beta-glucan (SBG) Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study to Determine the Safety and Effect of Soluble Beta-Glucan (SBG) in Combination With Rituximab and COP/CHOP in Patients With Non'Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Further study details as provided by Biotec Pharmacon ASA:

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. CD20 positive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  2. Treatment with rituximab and CHOP or COP
  3. Performance status 0 or 1 according to the WHO scale (Appendix)
  4. Expected lifetime of more than 12 weeks
  5. Age ≥ 18 years
  6. The patient must be able and willing to comply with the study procedures, and signed and dated informed consent must be obtained

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding. For fertile women, a negative pregnancy test must be provided during the screening test. Women of childbearing potential must agree to use adequate contraception prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation
  2. Lymphoma involvement of central nervous system
  3. Reduced bone marrow function defined by leukocyte counts < 3.0 x 109/l, neutrophil counts < 1.5 x 109/l, thrombocyte counts < 100 x 109/l or hemoglobin < 10 g/dl
  4. Reduced liver function defined by bilirubin > 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) or ASAT/ALAT ≥ 3 x ULN
  5. Reduced renal function defined by serum creatinine ≥ 2 x ULN
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00533728

Rikshospitalet, Kreftklinikken Radiumhospitalet
Oslo, Norway, 0310
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biotec Pharmacon ASA
Principal Investigator: Gustav Lehne, MD, PhD Oslo University Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00533728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SBG-2-02
Study First Received: September 20, 2007
Last Updated: March 2, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017