Thalidomide in Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma Patients
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Read our disclaimer for details.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate Thalidomide for treatment of disseminated MALT Lymphoma or at relapse following helicobacter pylori (HP) - eradication or chemotherapy or radiation.
Condition or disease
Drug: Thalidomide, Pharmion
The objectives of this study are to evaluate the effectivity and the safety of thalidomide in patients with disseminated MALT lymphoma or at relapse following HP-eradication, or chemotherapy or radiation. It is a phase II prospective single arm study with a target sample size of 16 patients. Thalidomide is given orally at an initial dose of 100 mg for a maximum duration of 6 months.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with histologically confirmed MALT lymphoma with measurable disease (Stage I-IV)
With first or greater relapse after HP-eradication, radiation or chemotherapy
Age > 18
Must be able to tolerate therapy and have adequate cardiac, renal and hepatic function
ECOG status _< 2
Must be capable of understanding the purpose of the study and have given written informed consent