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The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal dose of subcutaneous CAMPATH when used in combination with rituximab for patients with relapsing or refractory, low-grade or follicular, CD-20-positive, B-Cell non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Safety will be the primary objective of phase I, while the primary objective of phase II will be to determine overall response.
This study is being conducted in 2 parts. Phase I will involve dose escalation of subcutaneous CAMPATH (SQ) given 3 times per week in combination with weekly doses of rituximab (375mg/m2) for a maximum of 8 weeks in order to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD). In Phase II patients will be treated with SQ CAMPATH at the MTD plus weekly rituximab (375mg/m2)for a maximum of 8 weeks with primary objective of defining Overall Response (OR) to this combination.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:33-0400
Primary Objective: To determine the safety and efficacy of Campath-1H (Alemtuzumab) in patients with relapsed and resistant classical Hodgkin's lymphoma. Secondary Objectives: ...
The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal dose of Campath for patients with relapsing or refractory (failed standard therapy) non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The study will also evalu...
Background: - Studies conducted at the National Cancer Institute suggest that certain chemotherapy drugs may be more effective if given by continuous infusion into the vein rather...
Purpose: This study will evaluate the safety of CHOP plus Alemtuzumab in patients with T/NK cell lymphomas and CD-20 negative large B-cell lymphomas who have not had previous treatments. T...
Objective of the low-dose transplant regimen must produce the following effects: 1. Suppression of the patient's immune system to prevent rejection of the donor cells; 2. Control of ...
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) are increased in populations with immune dysfunction, including people living with HIV; however, there is little evidence for to what degree immuno...
To determine the spectrum of various types of lymphoma in Bahrain according to the latest World Health Organization classification criteria. Methods: A retrospective review was conducted for all ne...
Prurigo nodularis is a condition of unknown origin defined by papulonodular eruption and intense pruritus. Hodgkin lymphoma often presents nonspecific initial symptoms. An association between systemic...
Chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation are effective treatments for most Hodgkin lymphoma patients, however there remains a need for better tumor-specific target therapy in Hodgkin l...
This study aims to investigate whether clinical, laboratory, and fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-FDG) PET/CT findings can discriminate between mediastinal Hodgkin's lymphoma and primary mediastinal ...
Two or more distinct types of malignant lymphoid tumors occurring within a single organ or tissue at the same time. It may contain different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells or both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells.
A form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma having a usually diffuse pattern with both small and medium lymphocytes and small cleaved cells. It accounts for about 5% of adult non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the United States and Europe. The majority of mantle-cell lymphomas are associated with a t(11;14) translocation resulting in overexpression of the CYCLIN D1 gene (GENES, BCL-1).
Any of a group of malignant tumors of lymphoid tissue that differ from HODGKIN DISEASE, being more heterogeneous with respect to malignant cell lineage, clinical course, prognosis, and therapy. The only common feature among these tumors is the absence of giant REED-STERNBERG CELLS, a characteristic of Hodgkin's disease.
Clinically benign, histologically malignant, recurrent cutaneous T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by an infiltration of large atypical cells surrounded by inflammatory cells. The atypical cells resemble REED-STERNBERG CELLS of HODGKIN DISEASE or the malignant cells of CUTANEOUS T-CELL LYMPHOMA. In some cases, lymphomatoid papulosis progresses to lymphomatous conditions including MYCOSIS FUNGOIDES; HODGKIN DISEASE; CUTANEOUS T-CELL LYMPHOMA; or ANAPLASTIC LARGE-CELL LYMPHOMA.
A systemic, large-cell, non-Hodgkin, malignant lymphoma characterized by cells with pleomorphic appearance and expressing the CD30 ANTIGEN. These so-called "hallmark" cells have lobulated and indented nuclei. This lymphoma is often mistaken for metastatic carcinoma and MALIGNANT HISTIOCYTOSIS.