This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition lymphoblastic lymphoma
Treatments prednisone, vincristine, daunorubicin , cyclophosphamide , l.-asparaginase, cytosine-arabinoside, methotrexate, etoposide, hematopoietic stem cell allograft
Phase phase 2
Sponsor Centre Henri Becquerel
Start date February 2004
End date June 2014
Trial size 155 participants
Trial identifier NCT00195871, LL03


The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and the efficacy of an adult "acute lymphoblastic leukaemia" type chemotherapy in patients less than 60 years with lymphoblastic lymphoma. Treatment principle is based on an intensive induction and a delayed intensification.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation non-randomized
Endpoint classification safety/efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment

Primary Outcomes

Event free survival
time frame: 2 y

Secondary Outcomes

Disease Free Survival ; Complete response rate ; Overall Survival ; Progression rate; Relapse rate ; Central Nervous System or meningeal relapse rate ; medullary relapse rate ; toxicities.
time frame: 2 y

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 59 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patient with lymphoblastic lymphoma. - Aged from 18 to 59 years. - Medullary blasts rate less than 20% - Non previously treated - With or without central nervous system or meningeal involvement. - No contra-indication to anthracyclines. - No contra-indication to intensive treatments - Negative HIV serology test - Negative pregnancy test for all female patients of childbearing potential. - Able to be regularly followed up. Exclusion Criteria: - Evolutive cancer with the exception of non melanoma skin tumours or stage 0 (in situ) cervical carcinoma. - Prior treatment with chemotherapy. - Lymphoblastic Transformation of chronic myeloid leukaemia - Patient unable to be regularly followed-up.

Additional Information

Official title A Multicenter, Phase 2 Study, to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Intensive Chemotherapy for Adult Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (LL).
Principal investigator Hervé Dombret, MD
Description Lymphoblastic lymphomas (LL) are rare and represent less than 2% of the malignant non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL). The distinction between a LL and an acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is difficult; it is arbitrarily based on the percentage of medullary blasts. Above 20% of blasts, it is an ALL. In both cases, the same type of cells is affected: the lymphoblast. Thus the LL were treated either as aggressive NHL or as ALL. The results of the various clinical studies, have shown a best efficacy of ALL type treatments(in terms of overall survival and disease free survival). These treatments are based on an induction phase with reinforced cyclophosphamide and L-asparaginase, and a re-use of the first drugs after consolidation (delayed intensification). The prognostic factors of ALL are now better defined, determining risk groups. According to these prognostic indicators, the allograft could be proposed in first complete remission. Indicators are biological (hyperleukocytosis, chromosomal abnormalities as t(4;11), t(9;22), t(1;19) translocations), clinical (central nervous system involvement), evolutive (salvage therapy needed to obtain complete remission), consideration of early response (cortico-sensibility and chemo-sensibility) and molecular responses (residual disease). On the other hand, the prognostic factors of LL are not well known. This study should permit to better define them. So the prognostic indicators of ALL, in this study, will be decisional for the indication of allograft. This treatment is based on a parallel currently recruiting adult patients with ALL (protocol GRAALL 2003).
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2013.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Centre Henri Becquerel.