||UARK 2004-23: A Phase I Study of Multiple Intravenous administrations of a Chimeric Antibody Against Interleukin-6 (CNTO 328) in Subjects with B-cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, or Castleman’s Disease
||Frits van Rhee, MD and PhD
||The purpose of this study is to evaluate five different doses and schedules of CNTO 328 to see which dose/ schedule is safe.
||Approximately 10 patients, male and female, age 18 and older, regardless of race or ethnicity, will participate in this study at UAMS.
||Depending on when you enter the study, you will be assigned to receive one course of CNTO 328 in one of the following groups:
a) Group 1: 3mg/kg given once every two weeks for 4 infusions
b) Group 2: 6mg/kg given once every two weeks for 4 infusions
c) Group 3: 12mg/kg given once every three weeks for 3 infusions
d) Group 4: 6mg/kg given once a week for seven consecutive weeks for 7 infusions
e) Group 5: 12mg/kg given once every two weeks for 4 infusions
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