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Phase 3 Study of Study to Evaluate Marqibo® in the Combination Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Subjects >or=60 Years Old With Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)


Detailed Description
A phase 3, multicenter, randomized study to evaluate the substitution of Marqibo® (Vincristine Sulfate Liposomes Injection, VSLI) for standard Vincristine Sulfate Injection (VSI) in the induction, intensification, and maintenance phases of combination chemotherapy in the treatment of subjects >or= 60 years old with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).


Phase 3 - a treatment has shown activity against a particular disease, where it is either added to existing treatment or compared to the standard treatment.

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Have provided written, signed, and dated informed consent to participate in the study, in accordance with the ICH GCP Guideline E6 and all applicable local regulations.Are age >or=60 years (at the time of providing informed consent). Have newly diagnosed, histologically proven, untreated Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) ALL, with >or= 5% bone marrow blasts.
  • Have a life expectancy >or= 3 months. Have renal and liver function as defined below within 14 days, inclusive, prior to study enrollment, unless the abnormality is considered attributable to leukemia: Total bilirubin ≤ 2.0 x the upper limit of normal (ULN), unless the subject has a known diagnosis of Gilbert's disease Aspartate transaminase (AST, SGOT) or alanine transaminase (ALT, SGPT) ≤ 3 x ULN Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 x ULN. Not have had major surgery within 4 weeks before the planned start of treatment. If female, are post-menopausal, surgically sterilized, or willing to use acceptable methods of birth control (eg, hormonal contraceptive, intra-uterine device, diaphragm with spermicide, condom with spermicide, or abstinence) from the screening visit through 30 days after the last dose of any protocol defined chemotherapeutic agents. If male and sexually active with a partner of child-bearing potential, agree to use an acceptable barrier method for contraception from the screening visit through 30 days after the last dose of any protocol defined chemotherapeutic agents. Have the ability and willingness to fully comply with study procedures and restrictions.

  • Has had prior systemic chemotherapy (for ALL or other malignancy). Has had prior vincristine for any reason. Is planning to undergo stem cell transplantation (SCT) as any part of first-line therapy for ALL. Has Burkitt's lymphoma/leukemia. Has Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) ALL and/or BCR/ABL rearrangements documented by fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH), cytogenetics, or polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Has active central nervous system (CNS) disease. Has ongoing neuropathy of any etiology >
  • Has a history of persistent active neurologic disorders including demyelinating form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, acquired demyelinating disorders, and other demyelinating conditions. Prior hydroxyurea (Hydrea


  • California

    • UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 90095
    • UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, California, 92093
  • Washington

    • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington, 98109
  • Illinois

    • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 60637
    • Northwestern University Fienberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 60611
  • Georgia

    • Emory University, Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, 30322
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