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RATIONALE: Colony-stimulating factors such as sargramostim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help a person's immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Giving sargramostim to the stem cell donor and the patient may reduce the chance of developing graft-versus-host disease following stem cell transplantation.
PURPOSE: Clinical trial to study the effectiveness of sargramostim in decreasing graft-versus-host disease in patients who are undergoing donor stem cell transplantation for hematologic cancer or aplastic anemia.
- Determine the efficacy of sargramostim (GM-CSF) to mobilize CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells in donors and to reduce graft-vs-host disease in patients after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) for hematologic malignancy or aplastic anemia.
- Determine the safety of GM-CSF after allogeneic SCT transplantation in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot study.
- Donors: Donors receive sargramostim (GM-CSF) subcutaneously (SC) once daily on days 1-6. Donors undergo stem cell harvest on day 7.
Donors may undergo up to 3 apheresis procedures to reach the target stem cell dose and may receive additional GM-CSF prior to each collection.
- Patients: Patients receive conditioning therapy as per transplantation protocol RP98-15. Patients undergo allogeneic stem cell transplantation on day 0. Patients then receive GM-CSF SC once daily beginning on day 7 and continuing until blood counts recover.
Patients are followed weekly until day 100 and then at days 180 and 360.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 10 patients and 10 donors will be accrued for this study.
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:33-0400
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