Chemotherapy in Treating Patients Who Have Hematologic Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Daiichi Sankyo Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004047
First received: December 10, 1999
Last updated: May 15, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of DX-8951f in treating patients who have hematologic cancer.


Condition Intervention Phase
Leukemia
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Drug: exatecan mesylate
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study of Intravenous DX-8951f in Patients With Advanced Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Refractory Acute Leukemia, Refractory or Transformed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia in Blastic Phase

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Further study details as provided by Daiichi Sankyo Inc.:

Study Start Date: June 1999
Study Completion Date: April 2005
Primary Completion Date: April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose of DX-8951f in patients with advanced myelodysplastic syndromes, refractory acute myeloid or lymphocytic leukemia, refractory or transformed chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or chronic myelogenous leukemia in blastic phase. II. Evaluate the quantitative and qualitative toxic effects of this regimen and determine the duration and reversibility of these effects in these patients. III. Make a preliminary determination of the antileukemic activity of this regimen in these patients. IV. Evaluate the pharmacokinetics of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study. Patients receive DX-8951f IV over 30 minutes daily for 5 days. Treatment continues every 3 weeks for at least 2 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Cohorts of 3-6 patients receive escalating doses of DX-8951f until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose preceding that at which at least 2 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity. Patients are followed every 3 months until death.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 20-25 evaluable patients will be accrued for this study.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: One of the following hematologic malignancies: Advanced myelodysplastic syndromes Refractory anemia with excess blasts Refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia Refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) First salvage with primary refractory AML or first complete response (CR) no greater than 12 months in duration or at least second salvage therapy Once maximum tolerated dose is determined, intermediate AML prognosis (first CR duration greater than 12 months but less than 24 months) eligible Refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia Refractory or transformed chronic lymphocytic leukemia Chronic myelogenous leukemia in blastic phase No CNS disease

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Not specified Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: No specified Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 2.0 mg/dL SGOT or SGPT no greater than 2.0 times upper limit of normal Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Cardiovascular: No active congestive heart failure No uncontrolled angina No myocardial infarction within the past 6 months Other: Not pregnant or nursing Fertile patients must use effective contraception Negative pregnancy test No concurrent grade 4 infection No psychiatric disorder or mental disability No other life threatening illness

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: No concurrent biologic therapy Chemotherapy: At least 30 days since prior cytotoxic therapy and recovered No concurrent chemotherapy Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: No concurrent radiotherapy to greater than 25% of skeleton Surgery: No concurrent surgery Other: At least 3 weeks since prior investigational drugs (including analgesics or antiemetics) Recovered from toxic effects of any prior therapy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00004047

Locations
United States, Texas
University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Daiichi Sankyo Inc.
Investigators
Study Chair: Robert L. DeJager, MD, FACP Daiichi Sankyo Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Daiichi Sankyo Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004047     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067149, DAIICHI-8951A-PRT014, MDA-ID-99013, NCI-V99-1556
Study First Received: December 10, 1999
Last Updated: May 15, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Daiichi Sankyo Inc.:
recurrent childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
recurrent childhood acute myeloid leukemia
recurrent adult acute myeloid leukemia
recurrent adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
relapsing chronic myelogenous leukemia
refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia
blastic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia
refractory anemia with excess blasts
refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation
chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
childhood myelodysplastic syndromes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia
Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Preleukemia
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Leukemia, B-Cell
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Exatecan
Camptothecin
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic

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