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Anti-GD2 3F8 Antibody and Allogeneic Natural Killer Cells for High-Risk Neuroblastoma

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: NCT00877110
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 7, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Brief Summary:

Funding Source - FDA OOPD FDR004128

The goal of this study is to see if it is safe and feasible to give chemotherapy, natural killer (NK) cells, and an antibody called 3F8. The NK cells must come from a family member who shares half of the HLA proteins which are immune proteins important in transplant. NK cells are a type of white blood cell. They can recognize and kill abnormal cells in the body and can work together with antibodies to kill target cells. The antibody 3F8 specifically recognizes a protein present on the target cancer cell.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Neuroblastoma Bone Marrow, Sympathetic Nervous System Drug: cyclophosphamide, vincristine, topotecan ,allogeneic NK cells & 3F8 Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 71 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of Anti-GD2 3F8 Antibody and Allogeneic Natural Killer Cells for High-Risk Neuroblastoma
Actual Study Start Date : April 2, 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 7, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : January 7, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: chemotherapy, allogeneic NK cells, 3F8
This is a phase I study to assess the safety and feasibility of combining HLA-mismatched (KIR ligand incompatible) NK cells with 3F8 in high-risk NB patients. Following chemotherapy, patients will be treated in sequential groups of 3 patients/dose of NK cells. Four dose levels of NK cells, starting at dose level I, will be evaluated in this treatment protocol. In the unlikely case toxicity is encountered at dose level I, patients will then be treated at the lower dose level 0. Patients can receive up to 3 cycles of treatment on protocol. For subsequent cycles, patients will be treated at either less than or at the same dose level of NK cells as their first cycle.
Drug: cyclophosphamide, vincristine, topotecan ,allogeneic NK cells & 3F8
Patients will receive combination chemotherapy with intravenous (IV) cyclophosphamide 70mg/kg/day (for patients with body weight<70kg) or 2100mg/m2/day (for patients with body weight ≥70kg) for two days, IV vincristine 0.067mg/kg or 2mg/m2/day (lower of the two doses to be chosen; maximum 2mg) for one day, and IV topotecan 2.4 mg/m2/day for 3 days during their first cycle. If receiving a second and/or third cycle, the only chemotherapy patients will receive is cyclophosphamide at 50 mg/kg/day for 2 days. On Day 0, patients will receive a single dose of allogeneic NK cells isolated from a HLA-haploidentical related donor. On day +3, the patient will start daily infusion of 3F8 for 5 days. The treatment schedule may require minor adjustment by ±1 day as clinically indicated (e.g. due to PDH closure for holidays or due to inclement weather).

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess the feasibility and safety of administering allogeneic haploidentical NK infusions with 3F8 in patients with high-risk NB [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Estimate the anti-NB effect of allogeneic NK infusions plus 3F8 [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  2. Assess the impact of KIR/HLA immunogenetics on disease response to NK/3F8 [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  3. Assess the relationship between CD16 polymorphism and ADCC in vitro [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of NB as defined by international criteria, i.e., histopathology (confirmed by the MSKCC Department of Pathology) or bone marrow metastases plus high urine catecholamine levels
  • High-risk NB as defined by risk-related treatment guidelines and the International NB Staging System,57 i.e., stage 4 with (any age) or without (>365 days of age) MYCN amplification, MYCN-amplified stage 3 (unresectable; any age), or MYCN-amplified stage 4S.
  • Patients must have a history of tumor progression or persistent disease or failure to achieve complete response following standard therapy.
  • Patients must have evaluable (microscopic marrow metastasis, elevated tumor markers, positive MIBG or PET scans) or measurable (CT, MRI) disease documented after completion of prior systemic therapy.
  • Disease staging approximately within one month of treatment.
  • Human anti-mouse antibody (HAMA) titer <1000 Elisa units/ml if applicable
  • Available autologous stem cells: ≥2 x 106 CD34+ cells/kg
  • Adequate cardiac function as measured by echocardiogram
  • Eligible NK donor
  • Signed informed consent indicating awareness of the investigational nature of this program.

Donor Eligibility

  • Donor is blood-related and HLA-haploidentical to the recipient.
  • Donor has undergone serologic testing for transmissible diseases as per blood banking guidelines for organ and tissue donors. Tests include but are not limited to: HepBsAg, HepBsAb, HepBcAb, HepC antibody, HIV, HTLV I and II, VZV, CMV and VDRL, West Nile Virus and Chagas screen. Donor must have normal negative test results for HIV, HTLV I and II, and West Nile Virus. Donor exposure to other viral pathogens will be discussed on a case-by-case basis by the investigators.
  • Donor must be able to undergo leukopheresis for total volume of 10-15 liters.
  • There is no age restriction for the donor.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with CR/VGPR disease
  • Existing severe major organ dysfunction, i.e., renal, cardiac, hepatic, neurologic, pulmonary, or gastrointestinal toxicity > or = to grade 3 except for hearing loss, alopecia, anorexia, nausea, hyperbilirubinemia and hypomagnesemia from TPN, which may be grade 3
  • ANC should be >500/uL; platelet count >25K/uL.
  • History of allergy to mouse proteins
  • Active life-threatening infection
  • HAMA titer >1000 Elisa units/ml
  • Inability to comply with protocol requirements

Donor Exclusion Criteria

  • Cardiac risk factors precluding ability to undergo leukopheresis
  • Concurrent malignancy or autoimmune disease
  • Donor is pregnant.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00877110

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United States, New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Principal Investigator: Shakeel Modak, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00877110    
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-011
MSKCC09011 FDR004128 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: FDR004128 )
First Posted: April 7, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 10, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:
MAB 131 I - 3F8
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral
Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors