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RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies such as yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan and rituximab can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver radioactive cancer-killing substances to them without harming normal cells.
PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of combining yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan with rituximab in treating patients who have localized or recurrent lymphoproliferative disorder after an organ transplant.
- Determine the safety and tolerability of yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan (IDEC-Y2B8) in patients with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder.
- Determine the safety and toxicity profile of IDEC-Y2B8 and rituximab in these patients.
- Correlate the Epstein-Barr virus viral load with response and relapse in patients treated with this regimen.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter, dose-escalation study of yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan (IDEC-Y2B8).
- Phase I: Patients receive rituximab IV and indium In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan IV over 10 minutes on day 1. Patients undergo 2 (or 3 if needed) imaging scans between days 1-6. In the absence of altered biodistribution, patients receive rituximab IV followed within 4 hours by IDEC-Y2B8 IV over 10 minutes on day 8.
Cohorts of 6 patients receive escalating doses of IDEC-Y2B8 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose at which no more than 1 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity.
- Phase II: Patients receive treatment as in phase I at the MTD of IDEC-Y2B8. Patients are followed monthly for 3 months, every 3 months for 2 years, and then every 6 months for 2 years.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 13-28 patients will be accrued for this study within 2 years.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
rituximab, yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:06-0400
RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies such as yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan and rituximab can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver radioactive cancer-killing substances to th...
RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies, such as rituximab and yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan, can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver radioactive cancer-killing substances to ...
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RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies such as rituximab and yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver radioactive cancer-killing substances to th...
RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies, such as yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan and rituximab, can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver radioactive cancer-killing substances to ...
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An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
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