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PUVA Versus PUVA + IFN Alpha 2a in Mycosis Fungoides (MF99)

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. Identifier: NCT00630903
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Insufficient accrual)
First Posted : March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2008
Information provided by:
Madrilenian Group of Cutaneous Lymphomas

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if combination of PUVA with interferon alpha is better than PUVA alone to treat mycosis fungoides stage Ia Ib or IIa.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (Mycosis Fungoides) Drug: PUVA (8MOP + UVA) + IFN Drug: PUVA (8-MOP + UVA) Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 54 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective, Randomized Multicentic to Compare PUVA+IFN Alpha 2a vs PUVA Alone in Mycosis Fungoides Stages Ia, Ib or IIa.
Study Start Date : January 2000
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2003

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: A
8-MOP + UVA x 24 weeks
Drug: PUVA (8-MOP + UVA)
Weeks 1-24: 8.MOP: 0.6 MG/K, 3 times a week, 2 hours pre UVA irradiation (1-2 jul/cm2 according to phototype, increasing until 10 Jul/cm2, if tolerated)

Active Comparator: B
IFN alone, 2 weeks, 8-MOP + UVA irradiation + IFN, 22 weeks
Drug: PUVA (8MOP + UVA) + IFN
Weeks 3-24: 8.MOP: 0.6 MG/K, 3 times a week, 2 hours pre UVA irradiation (1-2 jul/cm2 according to phototype, increasing until 10 Jul/cm2, if tolerated) IFN: week1: 3, 6 and 9 MU (Mon, Wed, Fry). Weeks 2-24: 9MU 3 times a week)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of PUVA vs PUVA + IFN [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8, 12, 16 and 24 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mycosis fungoides Stage Ia Ib IIa
  • Written informed consent
  • 18-70 y.o., both sex
  • No concomitant systemic disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Fertile women not accepting contraception
  • Medical history of melanoma or non melanoma skin cancer
  • Concomitant infections
  • Immunodeficiency states
  • Previous Heart disease
  • Respiratory insufficiency
  • Chronic RRenal insufficiency
  • Chronic hepatopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Depression
  • Leucocytes <3000 or neutrophiles <1000 or thrombocytes <100000 or hemoglobin <12 gr/dL or ANA <1/80
  • Treatment with systemic steroids
  • Altered thyroid hormones
  • Previous resistance to PUVA and/or IFN
  • Hypersensitivity to IFN
  • Patients under treatment with teophiline and/or dicumarol
  • Previous total skin electron beam
  • Wash up period less than 3 month for IFN and /or PUVA
  • Wash up period less than 1 month for topical treatments

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00630903

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Hospital Príncipe de Asturias.
Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Hospital Universitario de Getafe
Getafe, Madrid, Spain
Hospital de la Princess
Madrid, Spain, 28009
Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Madrid, Spain, 28041
Fundación Jiménez Díaz
Madrid, Spain
Hospital Clínico San Carlos
Madrid, Spain
Hospital Gómez Ulla
Madrid, Spain
Hospital La Paz
Madrid, Spain
Hospital Ramón y Cajal
Madrid, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Madrilenian Group of Cutaneous Lymphomas
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Principal Investigator: Francisco Vanaclocha Sebastián, MD Hospital 12 de Octubre
Principal Investigator: Jesús Fernández Herrera, MD, PhD Hospital de la Princesa
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Dr F Vanaclocha Sebastián, Servicio de Dermatología. Hospital 12 de Octubre Identifier: NCT00630903    
Other Study ID Numbers: MF99
First Posted: March 7, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Verified: February 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Mycosis Fungoides
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
Lymphoma, T-Cell
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Photosensitizing Agents
Dermatologic Agents