San Antonio, Texas 78229

  • HIV Infections


To evaluate the safety of different doses and dosing regimens of tecogalan sodium (DS-4152) and to establish the MTD at each of the different dosing schedules.

Study summary:

Patients receive intravenous DS-4152 by infusion once every 21 days; courses may repeat. Patients undergo weekly follow-up. A punch biopsy will be obtained from patients with Kaposi's sarcoma.


Inclusion Criteria Patients must have: - Kaposi's sarcoma plus HIV infection OR metastatic solid tumor. - Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks. - NO symptomatic AIDS-defining opportunistic infection within the past 4 weeks. - Recovered from toxicity of any prior anticancer therapy. Exclusion Criteria Co-existing Condition: Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded: - Leukemia or lymphoma. - Current gastrointestinal bleeding by stool guaiac. - Extensive bone metastases or significant radiographic osteoporosis in patients with solid tumors. - Active heart disease such as uncontrolled angina, uncompensated congestive heart failure, or dysrhythmias requiring antiarrhythmics. - Acute intercurrent infection other than genital herpes. - Symptomatic or known central nervous system involvement (including brain metastases) unless stable and off therapy. Concurrent Medication: Excluded: - Other anticancer therapy. - Other investigational agents. Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded: - History of acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleeding or inflammatory bowel disease. - History of myocardial infarction within past 6 months. Prior Medication: Excluded: - Anticancer therapy within the past 3 weeks (6 weeks for nitrosourea or mitomycin C). - Investigational agents within the past 4 weeks.



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San Antonio, Texas 78229
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Date Processed: June 13, 2021

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