Primed Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Autologous Transplantation for Lymphoma and Hodgkin’s Disease

Filgrastim and Chemotherapy Followed by Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hodgkin’s Lymphoma or Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
This study has been completed.
First Received: July 5, 2000   Last Updated: July 28, 2009   History of Changes
Sponsor: Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
Information provided by: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005985

Purpose

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining chemotherapy with peripheral stem cell transplant may allow the doctor to give higher doses of chemotherapy drugs and kill more cancer cells. Colony-stimulating factors such as filgrastim may increase the number of immune cells found in bone marrow or peripheral blood and may help a person’s immune system recover from the side effects of chemotherapy.

PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well giving filgrastim together with chemotherapy and peripheral stem cell transplant works in treating patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lymphoma Biological: filgrastim
Drug: carmustine
Drug: cyclophosphamide
Drug: cytarabine
Drug: dexamethasone
Drug: etoposide
Drug: mitoxantrone hydrochloride
Procedure: peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Radiation: radiation therapy
Phase II
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Primed Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Autologous Transplantation for Lymphoma and Hodgkin’s Disease

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:

  • Disease-free survival at 2 years [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:

  • Relapse or progression transplant related mortality at 1½ years [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: August 2000
Primary Completion Date: March 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Assess the clinical outcomes, survival, and morbidity of transplantation in patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when treated with filgrastim (G-CSF) followed by high dose chemotherapy plus G-CSF followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplantation.
  • Determine whether sufficient PBSC can be collected for use in autologous transplantation in these patients when mobilized with hematopoietic growth factor alone compared to chemotherapy plus growth factor.
  • Determine whether these primed PBSC support prompt lymphoid and myeloid hematopoietic recovery after transplantation in these patients.
  • Compare the numbers of committed progenitor cells and/or primitive, pluripotential hematopoietic stem cells with these two priming techniques.
  • Compare the numbers of tumor cells in cryopreserved PBSC following these priming techniques.
  • Evaluate response and extended relapse free survival in conjunction with rapid hematopoietic reconstitution and limited transplant associated morbidity and mortality in these patients when treated with these regimens.

OUTLINE: In the first priming phase, patients receive filgrastim (G-CSF) subcutaneously (SQ) daily on days 1-7 and peripheral blood stem cells are collected on days 6-8.

At least 48 hours after the last dose of G-CSF and after the third leukapheresis, patients receive the second priming, which consists of cyclophosphamide IV over 2 hours on day 1 and cytarabine IV over 1 hour every 12 hours for a total of 2 doses on day 1. Patients also receive mitoxantrone IV over 1 hour daily and dexamethasone IV every 12 hours for a total of 4 doses on days 1-2. Patients receive G-CSF SQ daily beginning on day 4 and continuing until the completion of leukapheresis. PBSC are collected on 3 consecutive days after blood counts recover.

In the transplant phase, patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who have not exceeded pretransplant radiotherapy limits receive cyclophosphamide IV over 2 hours on days -7 and -6 and total body irradiation twice daily on days -4 through -1. Autologous PBSC are reinfused on day 0. Patients receive G-CSF IV daily beginning on day 0 and continuing until day 21 or until blood counts recover.

Patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma or patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who have exceeded pretransplant radiotherapy limits receive cyclophosphamide IV over 2 hours daily on days -6 through -3, carmustine IV over 1 hour on day -6, and etoposide IV over 4 hours every 12 hours for a total of 6 doses on days -6 through -4. Autologous PBSC are reinfused on day 0. Patients also receive G-CSF IV daily beginning on day 0 and continuing until day 21 or until blood counts recover.

All patients receive radiotherapy for any residual nodal masses measuring at least 2 cm 5 days a week beginning on day 28.

Patients are followed at day 100, then every 3 months for 1 year, then every 6 months for 2 years, and then annually thereafter.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 200 patients will be accrued for this study.

Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study: up to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study: Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • One of the following histologically confirmed diagnoses
    • High grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma:
      • Immunoblastic or small noncleaved cell lymphoma (Burkitt’s or non-Burkitt’s) in complete or partial remission after initial therapy
      • Localized (stage I or Zeigler stage A) small noncleaved (Burkitt’s or non-Burkitt’s) after relapse or incomplete response to initial therapy
      • Lymphoblastic lymphoma in second or greater complete or partial response
      • High risk lymphoblastic lymphoma in first complete remission or after initial therapy (high risk factors include stage IV disease, LDH greater than 2 times normal, and 2 or more extranodal sites)
    • Intermediate grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma:
      • Diffuse large cell lymphoma
      • Diffuse mixed cell lymphoma
      • Diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma
      • Follicular large cell lymphoma
      • In second or greater complete or partial remission OR
      • High risk in first complete remission or after initial therapy
        • High risk features include:
          • No complete response after 12 weeks of initial combination chemotherapy
          • Bulky disease (greater than 10 cm nodal masses or mediastinal disease involving greater than 1/3 of the chest diameter
          • Malignant pleural effusion
          • Liver involvement
          • LDH greater than 2 times upper limit of normal at diagnosis
          • At least 2 extranodal sites
    • Low grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma:
      • Follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma
      • Follicular mixed cell lymphoma
      • Diffuse small lymphocytic lymphoma
      • In first or greater complete response OR
      • Following initial treatment if complete response is not achieved
      • In second or greater complete or partial response if treated at diagnosis without clinical symptoms necessitating treatment
    • T-cell lymphoma (nonlymphoblastic, intermediate, or high grade lymphomas) after initial therapy whether or not complete response is achieved
    • Hodgkin’s lymphoma
      • Stage I and II disease treated with primary radiotherapy and failure of at least one combination chemotherapy regimen
      • Stage III and IV disease with failure on mechlorethamine, vincristine, procarbazine, and prednisone (MOPP)-like regimen, alternative noncross resistant regimen (e.g., doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine [ABVD]), or a combination (e.g., MOPP-ABV)
      • High risk features allowed including:
        • Failure to achieve initial complete remission with MOPP and/or ABVD and crossover or hybrid therapy
        • Relapse within 6 months after initial therapy
        • Relapse after initial radiotherapy with complete response longer than 1 year since initial therapy and subsequent failure on MOPP and/or ABVD or hybrid
      • Bulky mediastinal disease after initial therapy and residual mass of at least 5 cm with other features of persisting disease (e.g., Gallium scan positive, high LDH, enlarging on serial x-rays, or positive biopsy)
  • No HIV or HTLV-1 associated lymphomas
  • No resistant or refractory lymphoma (no partial response following up to 3 courses of combination chemotherapy)
  • No active ischemic or degenerative CNS disease NOTE: A new classification scheme for adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has been adopted by PDQ. The terminology of “indolent” or “aggressive” lymphoma will replace the former terminology of “low”, “intermediate”, or “high” grade lymphoma. However, this protocol uses the former terminology.

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

Age:

  • 70 and under

Performance status:

  • Age 65-70 years:
    • Karnofsky 80-100%
  • Under 65 years:
    • ECOG 0-1 (2 allowed if symptoms are directly related to lymphoma)

Life expectancy:

  • Greater than 8 weeks

Hematopoietic:

  • Not specified

Hepatic:

  • No prior or current chronic liver disease
  • Bilirubin no greater than 1.5 mg/dL
  • AST and alkaline phosphatase less than 2 times normal

Renal:

  • Age 65-70 years:
    • Creatinine clearance greater than 60 mL/min (if creatinine at least 1.5 mg/dL)
  • Under 65 years:
    • Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL OR
    • Creatinine clearance greater than 50 mL/min

Cardiovascular:

  • LVEF at least 45% by MUGA
  • No symptoms of cardiac disease
  • No active ischemic heart disease
  • No uncontrolled hypertension

Pulmonary:

  • Age 65-70 years:
    • If history of smoking or respiratory symptoms, spirometry and DLCO must be greater than 50% of predicted
  • All ages:
    • No obstructive airway disease
    • No resting hypoxemia (PO_2 less than 80)
    • DLCO at least 50% of predicted

Other:

  • No poorly controlled diabetes

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

Biologic therapy:

  • Not specified

Chemotherapy:

  • See Disease Characteristics
  • Must have prior chemotherapy to attempt to achieve complete response

Endocrine therapy:

  • Not specified

Radiotherapy:

  • See Disease Characteristics
  • No radiotherapy to residual disease prior to transplantation

Surgery:

  • Not specified

Other:

  • Concurrent IV antibiotic therapy allowed for fever or signs of infection

Contacts and Locations

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005985

Locations
United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Cancer Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55455

Sponsors and Collaborators
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Investigators
Study Chair: Daniel J. Weisdorf, MD Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

More Information
Additional Information:

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005985 History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000067973, UMN-MT-9527, UMN-MT-1995-27
Study First Received: July 5, 2000
Last Updated: July 28, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government


Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

stage I adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage II adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage III adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma
recurrent adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage I adult diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma
stage I adult diffuse mixed cell lymphoma
stage I adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
stage I adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
stage I adult lymphoblastic lymphoma
stage I adult Burkitt lymphoma
stage III adult diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma
stage III adult diffuse mixed cell lymphoma
stage III adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
stage III adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
stage III adult lymphoblastic lymphoma
stage III adult Burkitt lymphoma
stage IV adult diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma
stage IV adult diffuse mixed cell lymphoma
stage IV adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
stage IV adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
stage IV adult lymphoblastic lymphoma
stage IV adult Burkitt lymphoma
recurrent adult diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma
recurrent adult diffuse mixed cell lymphoma
recurrent adult diffuse large cell lymphoma
recurrent adult immunoblastic large cell lymphoma
recurrent adult lymphoblastic lymphoma
recurrent adult Burkitt lymphoma
stage I adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma


Additional relevant MeSH terms:

Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Immunoblastic
Hodgkin Disease
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Carmustine
Cyclophosphamide
Cytarabine
Dexamethasone
Etoposide
Mitoxantrone
Lenograstim
Dexamethasone acetate
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Alkylating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Antineoplastic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents
Myeloablative Agonists
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic

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