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A Study of Clofarabine for Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) (CLASSIC II)

2014-08-27 03:42:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Clolar (clofarabine injection) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of pediatric patients 1 to 21 years old with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have had at least 2 prior treatment regimens.

This study will evaluate the efficacy of clofarabine in elderly patients with AML who may not benefit from or tolerate treatment with other chemotherapy drugs used in younger patients with AML (cytarabine and anthracyclines)

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Intervention

clofarabine (IV formulation)

Location

Mayo Clinical Hospital
Phoenix
Arizona
United States

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Genzyme

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:40-0400

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