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Monoclonal Antibody Therapy in Treating Patients With Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

2014-08-27 03:58:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating patients who have recurrent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Monoclonal antibodies can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver cancer-killing substances to them without harming normal cells.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

I. Assess the safety and tolerability of monoclonal antibody Hu1D10 in patients with previously treated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma expressing the antigen recognized by Hu1D10.

II. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of monoclonal antibody Hu1D10 in these patients.

III. Evaluate the pharmacokinetics, compare the pharmacology at different dose levels, and determine the optimal biological dose of this drug in these patients.

IV. Evaluate any antilymphoma effects of this drug in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation, multicenter study.

Patients receive monoclonal antibody Hu1D10 IV over 2-4 hours on days 1, 8, 15, and 22. Treatment continues in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of monoclonal antibody Hu1D10 until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose at which 2 of 3 or 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity. Once the MTD is determined, an additional cohort of 3-6 patients receive Hu1D10 IV over 2-4 hours on days 1-5.

Patients are followed at 4 weeks, 50 days, and periodically thereafter until disease progression.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Lymphoma

Intervention

apolizumab

Location

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington
District of Columbia
United States
20307-5000

Status

Completed

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:25-0400

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