A phase 1/2 study of ALT-803 in patients with relapse/refractory indolent B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in conjunction with rituximab Save

Date Added
October 13th, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00047808
Researcher
Brian Hess
Keywords
Cancer, Drug Studies, Men's Health, Women's Health
Summary

This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with indolent B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and your disease returned or did not improve at all after receiving one or more treatments containing rituximab.The investigational drug in this study is ALT-803. The purpose of this research study is to test standard rituximab with different doses of the study drug, ALT-803, to see which dose is safer in people. Participants can expect to be in this study for 36 weeks and have evaluations of your disease for up to 5 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Shanta Salzer
843-792-1463
salzers@musc.edu

A RANDOMIZED PHASE III STUDY OF BENDAMUSTINE PLUS RITUXIMAB VERSUS IBRUTINIB PLUS RITUXIMAB VERSUS IBRUTINIB ALONE IN UNTREATED OLDER PATIENTS (? 65 YEARS OF AGE) WITH CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA (CLL) Save

Date Added
April 4th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00033691
Researcher
Brian Hess
Keywords
Cancer/Leukemia
Summary

This study is for male and female patients who are 65 years of age or older who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that has never been treated before, and their disease has progressed to the point that therapy has been recommended. The purpose of this study is to compare the effects, good and/or bad, of the drug ibrutinib, either alone or in combination with the drug rituximab, with the standard treatment for this disease. The standard treatment is chemotherapy with the drug bendamustine in combination with the drug rituximab. The effects on the patient and their leukemia will be looked at to find out which treatment is better. Both bendamustine and rituximab are approved by the FDA to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (your leukemia type), but ibrutinib is considered investigational. In this study, patients will get either the drug ibrutinib alone, or ibrutinib with rituximab, or bendamustine with rituximab. If the patient is in the group that receives bendamustine with rituximab and their disease returns, they will have the option to receive ibrutinib.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Shanta Salzer
843-792-1463
salzers@musc.edu

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