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The purpose of this research study is to determine if Plerixafor can release cells into the blood and make them more sensitive to killing by Cytarabine and Daunorubicin, an anti-cancer drug regimen referred to as "7+3" that is commonly used in treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML). In this study, Plerixafor will be added to treatment with Cytarabine and Daunorubicin. Subjects will be monitored to see how well they tolerate the use of these drugs together and how well they work to treat the leukemia.
The study is divided into Part 1 and Part 2. The purpose of Part 1 of the study is to find the highest dose of Plerixafor that can be given safely with Cytarabine and Daunorubicin. The purpose of Part 2 of the study is to collect additional safety information for Plerixafor when used with Cytarabine and Daunorubicin to see the effects the combination treatment has on the subject and his/her leukemia.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:52-0400
This study is designed to test the combination of Plerixafor with G-CSF for chemosensitization in patients with relapsed or refractory AML.
In this phase I extension study, the investigators seek to test the safety of both higher doses of plerixafor as well as intravenous dosing to maximize inhibition of the target, CXCR4.
This is a phase 1, dose escalation study of Plerixafor in combination with granulocyte-colony stimulating factor , Daunorubicin and Cytarabine in adults patients with relapsed acute myeloi...
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Previously, we found that dual therapy by the CXCR4 inhibitor Plerixafor and cytosine arabinoside (Ara-C) effectively eradicated leukemia cells and concurrently activated immune cells in acute myeloid...
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