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Study of Single Agent Lenalidomide in Older Adults With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

2014-07-23 21:11:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research is to estimate the effectiveness of a response adapted approach with the use of the drug, lenalidomide in the treatment of older adults with newly diagnosed standard risk multiple myeloma. This means that participants will be given the study drug, lenalidomide but depending on how they respond to this drug they may also be given dexamethasone and/or prednisone to help with their treatment.

Description

Summary: Patients will be started on the study drug, lenalidomide on Day 1, Cycle 1. Lenalidomide is a capsule that is to be taken orally (by mouth). If the patient's disease progresses after 2 cycles of therapy, a low dose of dexamethasone will be added. If the patient's disease is stable after 2 cycles of therapy, the use of an alternate corticosteroid (prednisone) will be added to the lenalidomide therapy they are receiving. Dexamethosone and prednisone are in tablet form and will be taken orally (by mouth). However, if the patient has a minimal response after an additional 2 cycles of lenalidomide therapy, the therapy will be continued until their disease progresses. See the intervention descriptions for further details.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Multiple Myeloma

Intervention

Lenalidomide, Prednisone, Dexamethasone

Location

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa
Florida
United States
33612

Status

Recruiting

Source

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:01-0400

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