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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140


Purpose:

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage cancer cells. Peripheral stem cell transplantation may allow doctors to give higher doses of chemotherapy and radiation therapy and kill more cancer cells. PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of etoposide plus radiation therapy followed by peripheral stem cell transplantation in treating patients who have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the overall and progression-free survival of patients with selected poor-prognosis non-Hodgkin's lymphomas treated with high-dose etoposide and total-body irradiation followed by rescue with peripheral blood stem cells. II. Determine the toxicity of this regimen. III. Evaluate the short-term and long-term engraftment characteristics of patients treated on this regimen. OUTLINE: Patients who respond on Regimen A and who have no bulk disease greater than 5 cm are treated on Regimen B. Regimen A: Single-Agent Chemotherapy/Stem Cell Mobilization with Urothelial Protection and Growth Factor Therapy. Cyclophosphamide, CTX, NSC-26271; with Mesna, NSC-113891; and Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (Amgen), G-CSF, NSC-614629. Regimen B: Sequential Radiotherapy, Single-Agent Chemotherapy, and Stem Cell Rescue. Total-body irradiation, TBI (equipment not specified); Etoposide, VP-16, NSC-141540; and Peripheral Blood Stem Cells, PBSC. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: 20 patients will be studied.


Criteria:

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Pathologically confirmed non-Hodgkin's lymphomas of the following histologic subtypes: Small lymphocytic Follicular small cleaved cell Follicular mixed cell Follicular large cell (relapsed) Disease in first, second, or third partial remission (25% shrinkage in cross-sectional area of measurable disease) or first, second, or subsequent relapse required Transformed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma eligible, i.e., low-grade lymphoma subsequently transformed to intermediate- or high-grade lymphoma No lymphosarcoma cell leukemia PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 16 to 65 Performance status: Karnofsky 80-100% Hematopoietic: WBC at least 5,000/mm3 (polys at least 2,000/mm3) Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 2.0 mg/dL SGOT no greater than 2 times normal Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.8 mg/dL Cardiovascular: LVEF at least 50% Pulmonary: FVC greater than 1.5 liters FEV1 greater than 1.2 liters MVV greater than 50 liters DLCO greater than 12 mL/min pO2 greater than 70 mm Hg on room air Other: No other serious psychiatric, neurologic, or medical illness PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Not specified Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: Less than 3,500 cGy prior irradiation to the mediastinum, lungs, or spinal cord Surgery: Not specified


NCT ID:

NCT00002510


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Thomas R. Klumpp, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 19, 2017

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