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A Multi-Center Phase III Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of Treanda™ (Bendamustine HCl) in Patients With Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Who Are Refractory to Rituximab

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Trial Information

A Multi-Center Phase III Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of Treanda™ (Bendamustine HCl) in Patients With Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Who Are Refractory to Rituximab

Inclusion Criteria


Key Inclusion Criteria

- Documented B-cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

- Small lymphocytic lymphoma (ALC < 5,000 cells/mm3)

- Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (nodal, extranodal, or splenic types)

- Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma

- Follicular center lymphoma, follicular

Disease documented to be refractory to a full-course of the most recent rituximab therapy
(single agent or combination)

- At least 1 prior chemotherapy regimen and maximum of 3 prior chemotherapy regimens

- Bidimensionally measurable disease (by CT scan) with at least one lesion measuring ≥
2.0 cm in a single dimension

Key Exclusion Criteria

- Patients who receive rituximab only as part of treatment with ibritumomab tiuxetan
(Zevalin®) will not be eligible

- History of prior high dose chemotherapy with allogeneic stem cell support (history of
autologous stem cell support is permissible)

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:

Assess the overall response rate (ORR = CR + CRu + PR) and duration of response (DR) to a regimen of bendamustine in patients who are refractory to rituximab therapy.

Outcome Time Frame:

6 months

Safety Issue:



United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

October 2005

Completion Date:

October 2009

Related Keywords:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
  • Rituximab Refractory
  • Rituximab Failure
  • Indolent Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin



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