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A Phase II Study of BMS-354825 in Subjects With Myeloid Blast Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Resistant to or Intolerant of Imatinib Mesylate

Phase 2
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Blast Crisis

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Trial Information

A Phase II Study of BMS-354825 in Subjects With Myeloid Blast Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Resistant to or Intolerant of Imatinib Mesylate

Inclusion Criteria:

- Subjects with myeloid blast phase chronic myeloid leukemia

- Subjects who are either resistant or intolerant of imatinib mesylate

Exclusion Criteria:

- Subjects who are eligible and willing to undergo transplantation

- Serious uncontrolled medical disorder or active infection

- Uncontrolled or significant heart problems, such as congestive heart failure, recent
heart attack, etc

- Subjects receiving medications that may affect heart rhythm

- Other malignancy/cancer other than CML

- History of significant bleeding disorder unrelated to CML

- Pregnant or breastfeeding women (subjects must avoid becoming pregnant)

- Subjects received imatinib within 7 days, interferon or cytarabine within 14 days, a
targeted anticancer medication within 14 days, an antineoplastic agent (other than
hydroxyurea or anagrelide) within 28 days, or any other investigation medication in
28 days

- Subject is receiving medications that affect platelet function or an anticoagulant

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Major and Overall Hematologic Response (MaHR and OHR)

Outcome Description:

MaHR=best confirmed response of complete hematologic response (CHR) or No Evidence of Leukemia (NEL). Criteria for MaHR are specified in Outcome Measure 2. OHR=best confirmed response of MaHR or minor HR (MiHR). MiHR= <15% blasts in bone marrow and <15% blasts in peripheral blood (PB); <30% blasts + promyelocytes in bone marrow and <30% blasts + promyelocytes in PB; <20% basophils in PB; no extramedullary disease other than spleen and liver. Confirmed hematologic response=response confirmed ≥4 weeks after first documented event with no concomitant use of anagrelide or hydroxyurea.

Outcome Time Frame:

Baseline (within 72 hours of therapy start); Cycle 1/Day 1; Weekly during Cycle 1 and 2; After every 2nd cycle during Cycles 3+; at end of treatment

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Investigator Role:

Study Director

Investigator Affiliation:

Bristol-Myers Squibb


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2004

Completion Date:

March 2008

Related Keywords:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Blast Crisis
  • Myeloid blast phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Blast Crisis
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Myeloid
  • Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive



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