Phase 1 Dose Finding Study of Belinostat for Treatment of Patients With Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (PTCL)


About this study

The primary objective of this study is to determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD) for belinostat when combined with CHOP regimen and establish the recommended belinostat dose for the Phase 3 study.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or above
  • Life Expectancy > 3 months
  • Histologically confirmed diagnosis of PTCL
  • Patients with transformed CTCL eligible for CHOP regimen
  • Measurable disease based on Cheson 2007 criteria
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status < 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known active Hepatitis B/ Hepatitis C/ HIV infection
  • Known, uncontrolled CNS metastases or primary CNS lymphoma
  • Deep vein thrombosis diagnosed within 3 months
  • Ongoing treatment for pre-existing cardiovascular disease
  • Neuropathy Grade 3 or more
  • Previous extensive radiotherapy except limited field RT for locally advanced nasal NK PTCL or for pain palliation
  • Prior therapy with severely myelotoxic regimens, including autologous and allogenic stem cell transplantation
  • Prior therapy with HDAC inhibitors (except for CTCL)
  • Inadequate hematological, hepatic, or renal function

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Patrick Johnston, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office


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