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Boston, Massachusetts 02118


RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of CC-1088 in treating patients who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia that has not responded to previous therapy.

Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the toxicity of CC-1088 in patients with refractory, progressive, B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. II. Determine the response rate to this treatment in these patients. OUTLINE: Patients receive oral CC-1088 three times a day for 28 days. Treatment continues in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 11-20 patients will be accrued for this study.


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically or cytologically confirmed refractory, progressive, B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia Failed prior first line therapy of chlorambucil or fludarabine (or their equivalent) Progressive disease as defined by at least one of the following: Greater than 50% increase in the sum of the products of at least 2 lymph nodes on two consecutive determinations 2 weeks apart (at least one lymph node must be greater than 2 cm) Appearance of new palpable lymph nodes At least a 50% increase in size of previously palpable liver or spleen Appearance of palpable hepatomegaly or splenomegaly not previously present At least a 50% increase in the absolute lymphocyte count to at least 5,000/mm3 Transformation to an aggressive histology (e.g., Richter's or prolymphocytic leukemia) High risk OR Intermediate risk with active disease, as defined by the following: Greater than 10% weight loss Extreme fatigue Fevers greater than 100.5 Fahrenheit for greater than 2 weeks without infection Night sweats Splenomegaly greater than 6 cm Lymphadenopathy greater than 10 cm Lymphocytosis with a doubling time less than 6 months PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 18 and over Performance status: ECOG or Zubrod 0-2 Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: See Disease Characteristics Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 2.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN) ALT and AST no greater than 2.5 times ULN Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Other: Not pregnant Negative pregnancy test Fertile patients must use effective contraception during and for 2 weeks after study PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: See Disease Characteristics Endocrine therapy: Not specified Radiotherapy: Not specified Surgery: Not specified



Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Timothy J. Ernst, MD
Boston Medical Center

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Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02118
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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