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II. Determine the efficacy of this treatment regimen in this patient population.
III. Evaluate the effect of this treatment regimen on bone marrow progenitor cell proliferation and peripheral blood mononuclear cell apoptosis in these patients.
This is a dose escalation study.
Patients receive amifostine IV over 3-5 minutes three times a week for three weeks.
Cohorts of 3 patients receive one of three dose levels of amifostine. The maximum tolerated dose is defined as the dose preceding that at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity.
Patients are followed weekly for 3 weeks.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Active, not recruiting
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:30-0400
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