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A Pharmacokinetic (PK) Study of Nilotinib in Pediatric Patients With Philadelphia Chromosome-positive (Ph+) Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Trial Status: Complete

This study will assess the pharmacokinetics of nilotinib in Ph+ CML pediatric patients that are newly diagnosed or resistant or intolerant to imatinib or dasatinib or refractory or relapsed Ph+ ALL compared to the adult populations. It will also evaluate safety and activity of nilotinib as secondary objectives.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Must have one of the following: newly diagnosed CP Ph+CML, CP or AP resistant/ intolerant to imatinib and/or dasatinib, or Ph+ ALL either relapsed after or refractory to standard therapy
  • adequate renal, hepatic and pancreatic function

Exclusion Criteria

  • patients receiving therapy with strong CYP3A4 inhibitors and/or inducers and treatments cannot be stopped or changed to a different medication at least 14 days prior to starting study drug
  • patients receiving therapy with any medications with a known risk or possible risk to prolong the QT interval and the treatment cannot be either discontinued or switched to a different medication prior to starting study drug.
  • gastrointestinal impairment or disease that may interfere with drug absorption
  • liver, pancreatic or severe renal disease unrelated to disease under study
  • impaired cardiac function
  • patients who received dasatinib within 3 days of starting study drug
  • patients who received imatinib within 5 days of starting study drug
  • patients receiving hydroxyurea or corticosteroids that has not been discontinued at least 1 week after initiation of nilotinib
  • patients who received hematopoietic growth factors within 7 days of starting study drug or Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta®) within 14 days of starting study drug
  • patients with Stem Cell Transplant (SCT) or Rescue without TBI: Evidence of active graft vs. host disease and < 3 months since SCT


Palo Alto
Stanford Cancer Institute Palo Alto


Lurie Children's Hospital-Chicago


Indiana University / Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center

Trial Phase Phase I

Trial Type Treatment

Lead Organization
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

  • Primary ID CAMN107A2120
  • Secondary IDs NCI-2012-01004, 2010-018419-14
  • ID NCT01077544