Zevalin With Non Myeloablative Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

Official Title

Phase I-II Non-Randomized Study of Yttrium 90 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan (Zevalin) With Non Myeloablative Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Relapsed, Refractory, or Transformed Indolent Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

Summary:

The purpose of this study is to investigate the ability to combine a radioactive medication directly targeted against lymphoma cells with the immune effects of an allogeneic blood stem cell transplant.

Trial Description

Primary Outcome:

  • Engraftment, chimerism, transplant related toxicity, acute and chronic GVHD
Secondary Outcome:
  • Overall response rate, overall and disease free survival
Despite initial high response rates of low grade Non Hodgkin lymphoma, progressive or refractory disease currently remains incurable. Being a radiosensitive tumour, we hypothesize that combining different modalities of treatment including targeted radioimmunotherapy (RIT), and a graft versus lymphoma effect related to an allogeneic non myeloablative stem cell transplant may increase response and survival rates in a safe manner in patients with persistent disease following initial treatment. In this study patients who are not eligible for a standard stem cell transplant approach because of relapsed or refractory disease and who have a related sibling donor are treated with RIT followed by an allogeneic non myeloablative blood stem cell transplant

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