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RATIONALE: Vaccines may make the body build an immune response to kill tumor cells.
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the optimum biologic dose of MVF-HER-2(628-647)-CRL 1005 vaccine that will induce anti-HER-2 antibody in patients with metastatic or recurrent cancer. II. Characterize the nature and severity of toxicity of this drug in these patients. III. Document any clinical responses to this drug in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a dose-escalation study. Patients receive MVF-HER-2(628-647)-CRL 1005 vaccine intramuscularly on days 1 and 29. Cohorts of 5 patients receive escalating doses of MVF-HER-2(627-647)-CRL 1005 vaccine until at least 2 of 5 patients experience dose-limiting toxicity. Patients are followed on days 43 and 57 and every 2 months for at least 1 year.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 5-25 patients will be accrued for this study.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
MVF-HER-2(628-647)-CRL 1005 vaccine
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:53-0400
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