Intergroup Trial for Children or Adolescents With Primary Mediastinal Large B-Cell Lymphoma: DA-EPOCH-Rituximab Evaluation
Primary Mediastinal Large B Cell Lymphoma
Conditions: official terms
Lymphoma, B-Cell
Study Type
Study Phase
Phase 2
Study Design
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: Etoposide, Doxorubicin, Vincristine, Cyclophosphamide, Rituximab
Type: Drug
Overall Status
Phase II trial to determine the efficacy of Dose Adjusted-EPOCH-Rituximab regimen in children and adolescent with primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma in terms of event free survival.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 17 Years
Minimum Age: 6 Months
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Histologically proven Primary Mediastinal Large B-Cell Lymphoma (PMLBL).

- PMLBL without central nervous system (CNS) involvement.

- 6 months to less than 18 years of age at the time of consent.

- Males and females of reproductive potential must agree to use an effective contraceptive method during the treatment, and after the end of treatment: during twelve months for women, taking into account the characteristics of rituximab

- Complete initial work-up within 8 days prior to treatment that allows definite staging.

- Able to comply with scheduled follow-up and with management of toxicity.

- Signed informed consent from patients and/or their parents or legal guardians

Exclusion Criteria:

- Follicular lymphoma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) and nodular marginal zone

- PMLBL patients with CNS involvement

- Patients with congenital immunodeficiency, chromosomal breakage syndrome, prior organ transplantation, previous malignancy of any type, or known positive HIV serology.

- Evidence of pregnancy or lactation period.

- There will be no exclusion criteria based on organ function.

- Past or current anti-cancer treatment except corticosteroids during less than one week.

- Tumor cell negative for CD20

- Prior exposure to rituximab.

- Severe active viral infection, especially hepatitis B.

- Hepatitis B carrier status history of hepatitis B virus (HBV) or positive serology.

- Participation in another investigational drug clinical trial.

- Patients who, for any reason, are not able to comply with the national legislation.
University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Status: Active, not recruiting
Gustave Roussy
Villejuif, France
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Véronique Minard, MD - 0142114211 -
2nd Dept. of Pediatrics Semmelweis Univ.
Budapest, Hungary
Status: Active, not recruiting
Associazione Italiana di Ematologia ed Oncologia Pediatrica
Padova, Italy
Status: Active, not recruiting
Emma Children's Hospital
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Status: Active, not recruiting
Rectorat of Medical University
Wroclaw, Poland
Status: Not yet recruiting
Contact: Bernarda Kazanowska, MD-PhD - 717703169 -
Sociedad Española de Hematología y Oncología Pediátricas
Valencia, Spain
Status: Active, not recruiting
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Amos Burke, MD -
Start Date
December 2011
Completion Date
December 2021
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus, Grand Paris
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