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An Open-label, Single-arm Phase II Study of RAD001 in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

Phase 2
18 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Trial Information

An Open-label, Single-arm Phase II Study of RAD001 in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with a history of classical Hodgkin's lymphoma that has progressed after
high-dose chemotherapy and Autologous Stem cell transplant and/or after gemcitabine-
or vinorelbine- or vinblastine-based treatment

- Patients with at least one site of measurable disease measuring ≥ 2.0cm confirmed by
PET and CT Scan (or MRI)

- Patients with adequate bone marrow, liver and renal function (confirmed by laboratory

- Patients with fasting serum cholesterol ≤300 mg/dL OR ≤7.75 mmol/L AND fasting
triglycerides ≤ 2.5 x ULN

Exclusion Criteria:

- Previous treatment with mTOR inhibitors

- Prior allogeneic stem cell transplant

- Chemotherapy, monoclonal antibody therapy, major surgery or treatment with other
investigational drugs within 4 weeks of starting study treatment

- Another malignancy within 3 years of study entry (except adequately treated
non-melanoma skin cancer and carcinoma in situ of the cervix)

- Severe and/or uncontrolled medical conditions that could affect participation in this

- Female patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding; patients who are not willing to
use adequate birth control during the study and for 8 weeks after the last study
treatment Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Disease response to therapy with RAD001in patients with refractory/relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma

Outcome Time Frame:

at screening and every threee months beginning at cycle 3

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Investigator Role:

Study Director

Investigator Affiliation:

Novartis Pharmaceuticals


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2009

Completion Date:

August 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoproliferative Disorders
  • Neoplasms by Histological type
  • Lymphatic Diseases
  • Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases
  • Recurrent Lymphoma
  • Refractory Lymphoma
  • Relapsed Lymphoma
  • Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Classical Hodgkin's Disease
  • Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Mixed-cellularity Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Lymphocyte-rich Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Lymphocyte depleted Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Lymphoma



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