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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and effect of palifermin on the incidence of oral mucositis in subjects with multiple myeloma receiving Melphalan followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Amendment 01 (April 07) introduced three cataract assessments to be carried out at Screening, Month 6 and Month 12 in response to FDA and EMEA follow up measures.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Palifermin Pre only, placebo, Palifermin Pre and Post
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:11-0400
To evaluate whether palifermin (rHuKGF) administered as a single dose is non-inferior to 3 consecutive doses of palifermin in reducing the incidence of severe oral mucositis (World Health ...
Palifermin is a modified version of a naturally occurring human growth factor that is currently approved by the FDA to treat blood cancers. The purpose of this study is to determine wheth...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as melphalan, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Keratinoc...
Open label palifermin will be administered to subjects who are at a risk of developing mucositis after radiotherapy and chemotherapy followed by blood stem cell support. The amount of pali...
Primary: 1. To evaluate the preliminary efficacy of palifermin in reducing the incidence and severity of oral mucositis (OM) in patients with sarcoma receiving multicycle ...
A complex network of cytokines in the bone marrow microenvironment has been implicated as an important factor in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma (MM). Different cytokines have been studied in MM,...
To estimate the association between organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and multiple myeloma (MM).
A 60-year-old woman diagnosed with multiple myeloma was referred for Ga-pentixafor PET/CT for evaluation of the disease. Diffuse and intense radioactivity throughout the axial and proximal appendicula...
In recent years, several new drugs have been approved for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Many of these newer drugs are highly efficacious and less toxic than older chemotherapy drugs. In 2014, the...
A rare, aggressive variant of MULTIPLE MYELOMA characterized by the circulation of excessive PLASMA CELLS in the peripheral blood. It can be a primary manifestation of multiple myeloma or develop as a terminal complication during the disease.
Abnormal immunoglobulins characteristic of MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
An abnormal protein with unusual thermosolubility characteristics that is found in the urine of patients with MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
A pyrazine and boronic acid derivative that functions as a reversible PROTEASOME INHIBITOR. It is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT in the treatment of MULTIPLE MYELOMA and MANTLE CELL LYMPHOMA.
Syndromes which feature DYSKINESIAS as a cardinal manifestation of the disease process. Included in this category are degenerative, hereditary, post-infectious, medication-induced, post-inflammatory, and post-traumatic conditions.
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...