Bisantrene for Relapsed /Refractory AML
Bisantrene for Relapsed /Refractory Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
  • Phase

    Phase 2
  • Study Type

  • Status

    Completed No Results Posted
  • Study Participants

Induction of response in patients with AML that are either primary resistant (failed induction and or salvage therapy) or relapsed including post allogeneic stem cell transplantation and failed salvage therapy or cannot receive additional anthracycline .
Study Started
Jul 18
Primary Completion
May 19
Study Completion
Jul 22
Last Update
Aug 07

Drug Bisantrene

The patients will receive bisantrene 250mg/m2/d for 7 days in conjunction with the conventional supportive care.

Bisantrene Experimental

patients will receive bisantrene 250mg/m2/d for 7 days


Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects must meet all of the following inclusion criteria to be eligible to enroll in this study.


Patients with Rel/Ref/AML
Adequate birth control in fertile patients.
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0-2


Age ≥ 18 years and willing and able to comply with the protocol requirements
Life expectancy ≥ 3 months Ethical/Other
Written informed consent in accordance with federal, local, and institutional guidelines.
Females of childbearing potential (FCBP) must agree to ongoing pregnancy testing and to practice contraception.
Male subjects must agree to practice contraception

Exclusion Criteria:


Patients with other type of basic disease other than Rel/Ref AML.
Patients with respiratory failure (DLCO < 30%).
Patients with active congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association [NYHA] Class III to IV), symptomatic ischemia, or conduction abnormalities uncontrolled by conventional intervention.
Patients with > grade II liver renal toxicity.
Psychiatric conditions/disease that impair the ability to give informed consent or to adequately co-operate
Bilirubin > 3.0 mg/dl, transaminases > 3 times upper normal limit
Creatinine > 2.0 mg/dl
ECOG-Performance status > 2
CNS disease involvement
Severe pleural effusion and ascites. Concurrent Conditions
Pregnant or lactating females
Known human immunodeficiency virus infection
Active hepatitis B or C infection
Non hematologic malignancy within the past 3 years with the exception of a) adequately treated basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell skin cancer, or thyroid cancer; b) carcinoma in situ of the cervix or breast; c) prostate cancer of Gleason Grade 6 or less with stable prostate-specific antigen levels; or d) cancer considered cured by surgical resection or unlikely to impact survival during the duration of the study, such as localized transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder or benign tumors of the adrenal or pancreas
Contraindication to any of the required concomitant drugs or supportive treatments, including hypersensitivity to all anticoagulation and antiplatelet options, antiviral drugs, or intolerance to hydration due to preexisting pulmonary or cardiac impairment
Any other clinically significant medical disease or condition that, in the Investigator's opinion, may interfere with protocol adherence or a subject's ability to give informed consent.
Patients with relapse or disease progression >3 months post HSCT are allowed into the study unless they have severe (grade III-IV) GVHD.

Patients with grade III-IV GVHD will be excluded from the study.
No Results Posted