A Randomized Phase 3 Study of Brentuximab Vedotin (SGN-35) for Newly Diagnosed High-Risk Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma (cHL) in Children and Young Adults
Primary: 1. To assess the event free survival (EFS) of a novel regimen incorporating brentuximab vedotin (Bv; AdcetrisTM) in the chemotherapy backbone of doxorubicin (Adriamycin), vincristine, etoposide, prednisone and cyclophosphamide (Bv-AVEPC) in newly diagnosed high-risk cHL compared to those treated with ABVE-PC.
Secondary: 1. To determine whether children/adolescents with high-risk cHL treated with Bv-AVEPC have a higher rate of early response (determined by FDG-PET) and a reduction in response-directed radiation therapy (RT) compared to those treated with ABVE-PC.
2. To compare the rate of neuropathy (> Grade 3) among patients treated on the Bv-AVEPC (experimental arm) to patients treated on the ABVE-PC (standard arm).