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Vaccine Therapy and Sargramostim in Treating Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

2014-08-27 03:57:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Vaccines may make the body build an immune response to kill tumor cells. Colony-stimulating factors such as sargramostim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of vaccine therapy and sargramostim in treating patients who have non-small cell lung cancer.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Determine whether a specific T-cell response can be induced in patients with stage IB-IV non-small cell lung cancer treated with mutant K-ras peptide vaccine (limited to the specific K-ras peptide mutation in their tumors) and sargramostim (GM-CSF).

- Determine whether skin test reactivity or HLA type correlates with the induction of anti-K-ras immune responses in patients treated with this regimen.

- Determine the toxicity of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: Patients receive sargramostim (GM-CSF) intradermally (ID) on days 1-10 beginning a maximum of 6 months after complete surgical resection. Patients receive mutant K-ras peptide vaccine (limited to the specific K-ras mutation in their tumors) ID on day 7. Treatment repeats every 4 weeks for 3 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Patients are followed at 4 and 12 weeks.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 30 patients will be accrued for this study within 18 months.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Lung Cancer

Intervention

ras peptide cancer vaccine, sargramostim

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10021

Status

Completed

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:44-0400

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