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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-11-19T05:37:02-0500
Primary Objectives: 1. To determine the efficacy of administering multiple doses of intravenous (i.v.) busulfan at a dose of 130 mg/m2, to yield a systemic plasma drug exposure rep...
This randomized phase II trial studies how well giving busulfan, cyclophosphamide, and melphalan or busulfan and fludarabine phosphate before donor hematopoietic cell transplant works in t...
Analyze the results of ASCT using intravenous Busulfan and Melphalan as conditioning regimen for patients with Multiple Myeloma.
Double umbilical cord blood transplantation (DUCBT) following high dose or reduced intensity conditioning will be well-tolerated and result in a high degree of engraftment in patients with...
The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if a combination of panobinostat, gemcitabine, busulfan, and melphalan and a stem cell transplant can help to control MM. The safety o...
Multiple myeloma (MM) in dogs typically is treated with melphalan. A daily melphalan dosing schedule reportedly is well tolerated and associated with favorable outcome. Although anecdotally a pulse do...
High-risk neuroblastoma is characterized by poor long-term survival, especially for very high-risk (VHR) patients (poor response of metastases after induction therapy). The benefits of a tandem high-d...
Consolidation in myeloma patients with high-dose melphalan chemotherapy (Mel HDCT) and autologous transplantation (ASCT) is standard of care since more than two decades. However, definite cure remains...
Final outcomes of escalated melphalan 280 mg/m with amifostine cytoprotection followed autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma: high CR and VGPR rates do not translate into improved survival.
The most common preparative regimen for autologous transplantation (ASCT) in myeloma (MM) consists of melphalan 200 mg/m (MEL 200). Higher doses of melphalan 220-260 mg/m, although relatively well...
We conducted a prospective phase 2 trial of gemcitabine, busulfan and melphalan (Gem/Bu/Mel) with autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) in Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) patients with primary refractor...
An alkylating nitrogen mustard that is used as an antineoplastic in the form of the levo isomer - MELPHALAN, the racemic mixture - MERPHALAN, and the dextro isomer - MEDPHALAN; toxic to bone marrow, but little vesicant action; potential carcinogen.
An alkylating agent having a selective immunosuppressive effect on BONE MARROW. It has been used in the palliative treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (MYELOID LEUKEMIA, CHRONIC), but although symptomatic relief is provided, no permanent remission is brought about. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), busulfan is listed as a known carcinogen.
An asymptomatic and slow-growing PLASMA CELL dyscrasia characterized by presence of MYELOMA PROTEINS and clonal bone marrow plasma cells without end-organ damage (e.g., renal impairment). It is distinguished from MONOCLONAL GAMMOPATHY OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE by a much higher risk of progression to symptomatic MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
A mixture of six synthetic oligopeptides, each containing MELPHALAN. It is used as a broad-spectrum antineoplastic due to its alkylating and antimetabolic actions but, is toxic to bone marrow, gastrointestinal system and vasculature.
A rare, aggressive variant of MULTIPLE MYELOMA characterized by the circulation of excessive PLASMA CELLS in the peripheral blood. It can be a primary manifestation of multiple myeloma or develop as a terminal complication during the disease.