VELCADE in Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma


Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Status and phase

Phase 2


Mantle Cell Lymphoma


Drug: VELCADE TM (bortezomib) for Injection

Study type


Funder types




Details and patient eligibility


The purpose of this study is to find out whether treatment with VELCADE will increase the time it takes for lymphoma to get worse.

Full description

VELCADE is approved in multiple myeloma for patients who have received two prior therapies and their disease came back or got worse while on their second therapy. VELCADE is currently being studied in other types of cancers.




18+ years old


No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Confirmed diagnosis of mantle cell lymphoma
  • Documented relapse or progressive disease following 1 or 2 prior lines of anti-cancer therapy. At least one of those regimens must have included an anthracycline or mitoxantrone. Relapsed or progressive disease, since last therapy must be documented by new lesions or objective evidence of the progression of existing lesions.
  • At least 1 measurable or evaluable site of disease
  • Voluntary consent

Exclusion Criteria

  • Previous treatment with VELCADE
  • Any experimental or anti-cancer therapy within 3 weeks before the first dose of study drug
  • Radiation therapy within 3 weeks before the first dose of study drug
  • Major surgery with 2 weeks before the first dose of study drug
  • Rituximab, Campath, or other unconjugated therapeutic antibody within 4 weeks before the first dose of study drug
  • Radioimmunotherapy or other toxin immunoconjugates such as Zevalin or Bexxar within 10 weeks before the first dose of study drug
  • History of allergic reactions to boron or mannitol compounds
  • Diagnosed or treated for another malignancy other than mantle cell lymphoma with 5 years before the first dose of study drug
  • Active systemic infection requiring treatment
  • Women patients must not be pregnant or breast-feeding, confirmed through pregnancy test obtained during screening (this test is not required for women who are post-menopausal or surgically sterile)
  • Serious medical or psychiatric illness likely to interfere with participation in this clinical study
  • Concurrent treatment with another investigational drug or participation in non-treatment studies is not allowed if it interferes with participation in this clinical study

Trial design

Primary purpose




Interventional model

Single Group Assignment


None (Open label)

Trial contacts and locations



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