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RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies can locate tumor cells and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells.
PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating patients who have advanced solid tumors.
- Determine the maximum tolerated dose and recommended phase II dose of monoclonal antibody anti-anb3 integrin in patients with advanced solid tumors.
- Determine the toxic effects of this drug in these patients.
- Determine the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of this drug in these patients.
- Determine the potential anti-tumor activity of this drug in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study.
Patients receive monoclonal antibody anti-anb3 integrin IV over 30 minutes weekly. Courses repeat every 4 weeks in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of monoclonal antibody anti-anb3 integrin until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. Once the MTD is determined, additional patients are treated as above at that dose level.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 27-33 patients will be accrued for this study within 9-11 months.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
monoclonal antibody anti-anb3 integrin, anti-cytokine therapy, antiangiogenesis therapy, antibody therapy, biological response modifier therapy, growth factor antagonist therapy, monoclonal antibody therapy
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:34-0400
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