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PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of denileukin diftitox in treating patients who have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the efficacy of denileukin diftitox in patients with stages I-IV low- or intermediate-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. II. Determine the safety of this drug in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study. Patients receive denileukin diftitox IV over 30-60 minutes on days 1-5. Courses repeat every 21 days in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Patients may receive up to 2 additional courses after achieving complete response. Patients are followed every 3 months until they have progressed or for 2 years from date of termination.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 58 patients (29 with low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and 29 with intermediate-grade NHL) will be accrued for this study within 12 months. The study may be stopped after accrual of 20 patients (10 with low-grade NHL and 10 with intermediate-grade NHL) if observed response rate is less than 1 in 10 for each stratum.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:32-0400
RATIONALE: Biological therapies, such as denileukin diftitox, may interfere with the growth of cancer cells and slow the growth of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. PURPOSE: This phase II tri...
RATIONALE: Immunotoxins such as denileukin diftitox can locate cancer cells and kill them without harming normal cells. This may be an effective treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. PURP...
RATIONALE: Denileukin diftitox may be able to deliver cancer-killing substances directly to T-cell lymphoma cells. Dexamethasone may decrease the side effects of denileukin diftitox. PURP...
RATIONALE: Biological therapies, such as denileukin diftitox, may be able to carry cancer-killing substances directly to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cells. PURPOSE: This phase II trial is stud...
RATIONALE: Combinations of biological substances in denileukin diftitox may be able to carry tumor-killing substances directly to kidney cancer cells. Interleukin-2 may stimulate the white...
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