Study of ONTAK (Denileukin Diftitox) in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL) Patients
A Multicenter Phase III Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Two Dose Levels of DAB389IL-2 (9 and 18 Mcg/kg/Day) in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL) Patients With Stage Ia-III Disease Who, Following Less Than or Equal to 3 Previous Therapies, Have Recurrent or Persistent Disease That Has Been Biopsy-Documented to Express CD25
  • Phase

    Phase 4
  • Study Type

  • Status

    Completed No Results Posted
  • Study Participants

The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two dose levels of ONTAK (denileukin diftitox) in treating patients who have recurrent or persistent cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Study Started
Jun 30
Primary Completion
Sep 30
Study Completion
Dec 31
Last Update
Mar 05


Inclusion Criteria:

Histopathologically confirmed recurrent or persistent CTCL as determined by reference pathology lab;
Patient must have had 1 to 3 prior CTCL therapies. Repeated use of the same agent is considered to be 1 therapy unless it is part of a different combination regimen. Only 1 prior combination cytotoxic regimen is permitted. Topical or systemic steroids are not considered a therapy;
Interleukin-2 receptor (IL-2R) expression on at least 20% of tumor cells as determined by immunohistochemistry.
Stage IA - III disease and unlikely to progress during the first month on study. Life expectancy of at least 12 months.
Measurable or evaluable disease. Lymph node involvement no greater than LN2. No CTCL involvement of bone marrow.
No active CNS disease, kidney or liver disease, significant pulmonary disease, or cardiac disease.
No systemic infections;
Willingness to be randomized to a placebo treatment only arm;
ECOG performance status 0 or 1;

Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients must not have previously received treatment with DAB389IL-2 or DAB486IL 2 (previous candidate compound evaluated in a clinical setting).
No Results Posted