Last updated on March 2019

New Combination of Chemoimmunotherapy for Systemic B-cell Lymphoma With Central Nervous System Involvement


Brief description of study

This is an open, non comparative, multicentre phase II trial, to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of a new sequential combination of HD-MTX-AraC-based chemoimmunotherapy, followed by R-ICE regimen, and by high-dose chemotherapy supported by ASCT.

Detailed Study Description

Treatment includes 6 courses of chemoimmunotherapy, the first three courses with an high dose methotrexate-based combination (MATRIX) followed by other three courses of R-ICE combination and finally a BCNU-thiotepa- containing conditioning and subsequent autologous stem cell transplantation.

MATRIX (courses 1, 2, 3):

Rituximab 375 mg/m2, Methotrexate 3.5 g/m2, Cytarabine 2 g/m2, Folinic rescue 15 mg/m2, Thiotepa 30 mg/m2, Intrathecal liposomial cytarabine 50 mg, rHuG-CSF 2,5 g/kg s.c.

R-ICE (courses 4, 5, 6):

Rituximab 375 mg/m2, Etoposide 100 mg/m2/d , Ifosfamide 5 g/m2, Intrathecal liposomial cytarabine 50 mg

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02329080

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IRCCS Casa Sollievo Della Sofferenza

San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

Recruitment Status: Closed


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