NCT02298257 (Clinical Trial/ Brentuximab Vedotin/ SGN-35)

Study Title
A Pilot Trial of AVD and Brentuximab Vedotin (SGN-35) in the Treatment of Stage III-IV HIV-associated Hodgkin Lymphoma (AMC-085) (NCT02298257)

Trial Description
This phase II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of brentuximab vedotin (also known as SGN-035) and combination chemotherapy work in treating patients with stage III-IV human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated Hodgkin lymphoma.

Monoclonal antibodies, including the antibody-drug conjugates or ADCs such as brentuximab vedotin, can block cancer growth by finding cancer cells and causing them to die. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as doxorubicin hydrochloride, vinblastine sulfate, and dacarbazine, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.

Giving brentuximab vedotin together with combination chemotherapy may kill more cancer cells.

This trial is sponsored by The Lymphoma Academic Research Organization (LYSARC) [1]

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Last Editorial review: July 11, 2016
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