Purpose

To evaluate the use of SGX301, a topical photosensitizing agent, to treat patients with patch/plaque phase cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides).

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Over 18 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Subjects must have a clinical diagnosis of CTCL (mycosis fungoides), Stage IA, Stage IB, or Stage IIA.
  • Subjects must have a minimum of three (3) evaluable, discrete lesions.
  • Subjects must be willing to refrain from sunbathing for the duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria

  • History of sun hypersensitivity and photosensitive dermatoses including porphyria, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sj√∂gren's syndrome, xeroderma pigmentosum, polymorphous light eruptions or radiation therapy within 30 days of enrolling.
  • Pregnancy or mothers who are breast feeding.
  • Males and females not willing to use effective contraception.
  • Unhealed sunburn.
  • Subjects receiving topical steroids or other topical treatments for CTCL within 2 weeks.
  • Subjects receiving systemic steroids, nitrogen mustard, psoralen UVA radiation therapy (PUVA), narrow band UVB light therapy (NB-UVB) or carmustine (BCNU) or other systemic therapies for CTCL within 3 weeks of enrollment.
  • Subjects with significant history of systemic immunosuppression due to drugs or infection with HIV or HTLV 1.
  • Subjects taking other investigational drugs or drugs of abuse within 30 days of entry into this study.

Study Design

Phase
Phase 3
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose
Treatment
Masking
Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Active Comparator
SGX301
Three treatment cycles, each six (6) weeks followed by a two (2) week rest period. Treatment uses 0.25% SGX301 in USP Hydrophilic Ointment (or placebo) applied twice per week followed by fluorescent light therapy. Cycle 1: Patients randomized 2:1 to active/placebo will have three (3) index lesions treated and evaluated. Cycle 2: All patients will have three (3) index lesions treated and evaluated with active SGX301 ointment. Cycle 3: All patients will be given the opportunity to enter an open-label cycle of active SGX301 ointment treatment for all lesions (index and non-index).
  • Drug: SGX301 (synthetic hypericin)
    0.25% SGX301 in USP Hydrophilic Ointment applied twice per week, covered by opaque bandage for 12-24 hours, then treated with an initial dose of 5 J/cm^2 fluorescent light.
    Other names:
    • Hypericin
    • Synthetic Hypericin
Placebo Comparator
Placebo
Placebo ointment is indistinguishable from ointment containing active SGX301 and is only used in Cycle 1. Treatment paradigm (ointment application and fluorescent light therapy) is identical.
  • Drug: Placebo
    USP Hydrophilic Ointment applied twice per week, covered by opaque bandage for 12-24 hours, then treated with an initial dose of 5 J/cm^2 fluorescent light.

More Details

NCT ID
NCT02448381
Status
Active, not recruiting
Sponsor
Soligenix

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