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Epratuzumab in Treating Patients With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

2014-08-27 03:55:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies such as epratuzumab can locate tumor cells and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase II trial to study the effectiveness of epratuzumab in treating patients who have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Determine the response rate of patients with diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treated with epratuzumab.

- Determine the toxicity of this drug in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a randomized, multicenter study. Patients are randomized to 1 of 3 treatment arms.

- Arm I: Patients receive low-dose epratuzumab IV over 1 hour once weekly for 4 weeks.

- Arm II: Patients receive low-dose epratuzumab IV over 1 hour once weekly for 8 weeks.

- Arm III: Patients receive high-dose epratuzumab IV over 1 hour once weekly for 4 weeks.

Patients are followed every 3 months for 2 years and then every 6 months thereafter.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 150 patients (50 per treatment arm) will be accrued for this study.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Lymphoma

Intervention

epratuzumab

Location

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA
Los Angeles
California
United States
90095-1781

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:53-0400

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