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A Study of Chemotherapy Plus Azidothymidine in the Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Patients With AIDS

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (NIAID) · Aug 30, 2001

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Trial Information

Current as of March 02, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Vincristine Doxorubicin Drug Therapy, Combination Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Zidovudine Bleomycin

Description

The combination of AZT and chemotherapy may be effective in treating the tumor as well as preventing the life-threatening infections when used for patients with AIDS and Kaposi's sarcoma. The MTD of combined chemotherapy is being determined so that the information will be available for future studies, when the relative effectiveness of the two doses of AZT has been learned. AMENDED: AZT by mouth. If the treatment is well tolerated, subsequent groups of patients are started on increasing doses of doxorubicin combined with the same dose of bleomycin and vincristine. After determination of th...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Concurrent Medication:
  • Allowed:
  • Medication for grades 1 and 2 oral toxicity. Antiemetic agents, except steroids, for gastrointestinal toxicity. Toxicity grades according to NIAID Recommendations for Grading of Acute and Subacute Toxic Effects (Adults).
  • Patients must demonstrate any of the following clinical and laboratory findings:
  • 25 or more mucocutaneous lesions with or without lymphedema.
  • Progressive Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) with 10 or more new lesions in the month prior to study entry or visceral involvement.
  • Oral mucosal lesion(s) requiring therapy.
  • Prior history of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) or Mycobacterium avium intracellulare.
  • Patients with any of the following constitutional symptoms with no etiology established may be included:
  • Temperature > 38 degrees C and/or drenching night sweats for more than 1 month.
  • Watery diarrhea (= or > 3 stools/day) for 2 or more weeks.
  • Weight loss > 10 percent of normal. Patients with carcinoma in situ of the cervix or localized squamous or basal cell carcinoma of the skin may be included.
  • Active alcohol or drug abuse sufficient to prevent adequate compliance with study therapy.
  • Exclusion Criteria
  • Co-existing Condition:
  • Patients with the following conditions will be excluded:
  • Peripheral sensory or motor neuropathy.
  • Opportunistic infections requiring therapy.
  • Significant pulmonary (exertional dyspnea with minimal exercise) or cardiac insufficiency (New York Heart Association, status > 2).
  • Serious neuropsychiatric illness which would prevent informed consent of intensive treatment.
  • Concurrent Medication:
  • Excluded:
  • Any drugs causing anemia, neutropenia, or significant risk of nephrotoxicity. Patients with a history of other systemic malignancies or lymphomas, except carcinoma in situ of the cervix or localized squamous or basal cell carcinoma of the skin, will be excluded from the study.
  • Prior Medication:
  • Excluded:
  • Systemic antineoplastic chemotherapy.
  • Excluded within 30 days of study entry:
  • Any other investigational therapy.
  • Antiretroviral agents (zidovudine, ribavirin).
  • Immunomodulating agents (steroids, interferons, naltrexone, isoprinosine, and interleukin-2).

Attachments

readout_NCT00000987_2024-03-02.pdf

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NCT00000987_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Los Angeles, California, United States

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