Bone Marrow or Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Patients With Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002942
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: July 12, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplantation or peripheral stem cell transplantation may allow the doctor to give higher doses of chemotherapy drugs and kill more tumor cells.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to compare bone marrow transplantation with peripheral stem cell transplantation following carboplatin in treating patients with breast cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer
Procedure: autologous bone marrow transplantation
Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Phase III Trial of G-CSF Primed Autologous Bone Marrow Versus Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells (PBPC) as Hematopoietic Support for High-Dose Cyclophosphamide, Thiotepa, and Carboplatin (CTCb) Therapy in Poor Prognosis Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University:

Enrollment: 136
Study Start Date: June 1996
Study Completion Date: December 2003
Primary Completion Date: January 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Experimental: Autologous Bone Marrow Collection Procedure: autologous bone marrow transplantation

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Compare engraftment rates using G-CSF primed autologous bone marrow vs PBCP as hematopoietic support following high dose CTCb for patients with poor prognosis breast cancer. II. Compare the complications of these two methods of hematopoietic progenitor cell collections. III. Compare Stage IV patients with bone or bone marrow involvement (assigned to PBPC collections) with Stage IV patients randomized to PBPC collections relative to the number of leukaphereses needed to collect the required number of progenitor cells as well as assess engraftment rates between these two groups. IV. Assess the response to high dose CTCb in this group of patients.

OUTLINE: All patients will receive G-CSF priming therapy for 5 consecutive days. Patients will then be randomized into two treatment arms: Arm 1 consists of autologous PBPC collection Arm 2 consists of autologous bone marrow collection Within 2 weeks after progenitor cell collection, all patients will receive high dose CTCb therapy by continuous infusion for 5 days, followed by autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell infusion at least three days later. G-CSF will also be given after infusion until ANC count is over 5,000 or over 1,000 for 3 consecutive days.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 66 patients will be accrued at a rate of 24 per year.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed Stage IIIB and IV adenocarcinoma of the breast Stage II-IIIA adenocarcinoma of the breast with poor risk features (including poorly differentiated histology, high mitotic rate, hormone receptor negative, high S phase) with at least three involved axillary lymph nodes, estimated five year relapse free survival rate less than 50%, and does not qualify for higher priority protocol treatments No central nervous system involvement

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 to 60 Performance status: Karnofsky 80-100% Life expectancy: Greater than 2 months Hematopoietic: Platelet count greater than 75,000/mm3 Neutrophils greater than 1500/mm3 Hepatic: Serum bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, and SGOT or SGPT less than 3 times upper limit of normal, unless due to disease Renal: Serum creatinine less than 1.5 times upper limit of normal Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL.min Cardiovascular: Ventricular ejection fraction at least 45% No uncontrolled or severe cardiovascular disease, including recent myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, angina, life threatening arrhythmia, or hypertension Pulmonary: DLCO and spirometry at least 50% of predicted Other: Not HIV positive Not HBsAG positive Not pregnant Must have functioning central venous catheter No active infection No uncontrolled diabetes mellitus No other prior malignancy except for adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, in situ cervical cancer, adequately treated Stage I or II cancer from which the patient is currently in complete remission, or any other cancer from which the patient has been disease free for at least 5 years

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No prior hematopoietic progenitor cell support Chemotherapy: No prior dose intensive therapy Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: Not specified Surgery: Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002942

Locations
United States, North Carolina
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157-1082
Sponsors and Collaborators
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
Investigators
Study Chair: David D. Hurd, MD Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Acostamadiedo J, Case D, Perry J, et al.: Randomized trial of G-CSF primed (G') autologous bone marrow (ABM) vs. G' peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) as hematopoietic support after high-dose cyclophosphamide (C) thiotepa (T), and carboplatin (CB) (CTCB) in poor prognosis breast cancer. [Abstract] Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 19: A215, 56a, 2000.

Responsible Party: Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000065391, CCCWFU-95496, NCI-G97-1145
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: July 12, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University:
stage II breast cancer
stage IV breast cancer
stage IIIA breast cancer
stage IIIB breast cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases

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