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Pilot Study of Erlotinib for the Treatment of Patients With de Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Phase 2
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Acute

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Trial Information

Pilot Study of Erlotinib for the Treatment of Patients With de Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Inclusion Criteria:



- Diagnosis of AML with no history of previous clonal/malignant hematologic disorders
such as myelodysplastic syndromes or myeloproliferative disorders.

- Newly diagnosed patients will be age 70 or older

- Relapses patients will be age 60 or older any time following first relapse, if
patient is not considered candidate/not interested in salvage chemotherapy.

- Refractory disease patients will be age 18-59 who have failed at least 2 lines of
conventional chemotherapy (1 induction and 1 salvage)

- Patient must have discontinued all previous therapies for AML at least 14 days and
recovered from the non-hematologic side effects of the therapy.

- Laboratory tests must be within protocol-specified ranges

- Patient must be able to swallow and tolerate oral medication.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with known central nervous system (CNS) leukemia by spinal fluid cytology,
flow cytometry or imaging.

- History of antecedent pre-leukemic hematologic disorders such as myelodysplastic
syndromes or myeloproliferative disorders.

- Diagnosis of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)

- Patients who require chronic anticoagulation, are current smokers or who are taking
rifabutin, rifapentine, phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital and St. John's Wort
are not eligible.

- Patients with active corneal erosions or history of abnormal corneal sensitivity
test.

- Patients with serious illness such as: significant ongoing or active infection, New
York Heart Association (NYHA) Grade II or greater congestive heart failure, unstable
angina (anginal symptoms at rest), new onset angina (began within the last 3 months),
myocardial infarction within the past 6 months, cardiac ventricular arrhythmias
requiring anti-arrhythmic therapy, cerebrovascular accident within past 3 months, or
psychiatric illness that would limit compliance with the study requirements.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Evaluate overall response (defined as partial remission or better) to 3 months of treatment with erlotinib

Outcome Time Frame:

3 months of treatment with erlotinib

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

S. Hamid Sayar, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

1006-12; IUCRO-0300

NCT ID:

NCT01174043

Start Date:

July 2010

Completion Date:

March 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Acute
  • Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Acute
  • Erlotinib
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
  • Leukemia, Myeloid
  • Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Acute

Name

Location

Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer CenterIndianapolis, Indiana  46202-5289