Interleukin-12 in Treating Patients With Advanced Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00003330|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 20, 2004
Last Update Posted : February 11, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific||Biological: recombinant interleukin-12||Phase 1|
I. Determine the toxicity profile and maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of intravenous interleukin-12 (IL-12) administered biweekly for 6-18 weeks in the presence and absence of a test dose in patients with metastatic or unresectable malignancies.
II. Determine the optimal timing for administration of an IL-12 test dose, based on its impact on secondary biologic parameters in these patients.
III. Determine the antitumor effects of IL-12 administered according to this schedule, with and without a test dose, in these patients.
IV. Determine the effect of a test dose on toxicity profile, MTD, tumor response and various biologic phenomena in serum, and, where possible, tumor and liver in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a 3-part dose escalation study.
In Part A, patients receive intravenous interleukin-12 (IL-12) twice a week for 6 weeks. Courses are repeated until patients achieve a complete response or there is disease progression. Dose escalation of IL-12 continues in cohorts of 3-6 patients until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose below that at which 2 of 6 patients experience dose limiting toxicity (DLT).
In Part B, patients receive a single test dose of IL-12 administered intravenously at a 1, 2, or 3 week interval prior to starting the multidose twice a week regimen as in Part A. Cohorts of 4 patients will receive IL-12 at the MTD obtained in Part A.
In Part C, patients receive IL-12 at one dose level above the MTD obtained in Part A using the optimal schedule for the test dose determined in Part B. Dose escalation continues in cohorts of 3-6 patients until the MTD is determined. The MTD is defined as the dose below that at which 2 of 6 patients experience DLT. Patients may continue to receive IL-12 until they have no measurable disease or until disease progression.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||54 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase I Clinical Trials of IV rhIL-12 With or Without a Test-Dose in Patients With Advanced Malignancies (rhIL-12 NSC# 672423)|
|Study Start Date :||July 1998|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 2002|
Experimental: Arm I
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|Biological: recombinant interleukin-12|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00003330
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215|
|Study Chair:||Michael B. Atkins, MD||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|