MAGNIFY in relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma


MAGNIFY is a phase IIIB randomized trial actively recruiting patients with relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma, based on studies posted at

MAGNIFY (NCT01996865) is a study of lenalidomide (CC-5013) plus rituximab maintenance therapy, followed by lenalidomide single-agent maintenance therapy, versus rituximab. Sponsored by Celgene, the maker of lenalidomide (Revlimid), the trial’s primary outcome measure is progression-free survival at up to 8 years.

The MAGNIFY trial includes patients with grades 1-3b or transformed follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, or mantle cell lymphoma who had received at least one prior therapy and had stage I-IV measurable disease. About 500 patients are planned to enroll in 12 cycles of R2 induction, and slightly more than 300 patients are projected to be randomized after induction to the two maintenance arms. Induction includes oral lenalidomide 20 mg/day, days 1-21 per 28-day cycle; plus intravenous rituximab 375 mg/m2 on days 1, 8, 15, and 22 of cycle 1 and day 1 of cycles 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 (28-day cycles).

Patients will then be randomized to maintenance lenalidomide 10 mg/day, given on days 1-21 per 28-day cycle for cycles 13-30; plus rituximab 375 mg/m2, given on day 1 of cycles 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, and 29 (R2, Arm A), or rituximab alone (same schedule, Arm B). Patients receiving R2 maintenance after 18 cycles may continue maintenance lenalidomide monotherapy at 10 mg/day, days 1-21 per 28-day cycle, at the discretion of the patient and/or investigator, until disease progression as tolerated.

The primary endpoint is progression-free survival. Secondary endpoints include safety, overall survival, response rates, duration of response, and quality of life. Patients will be followed for at least 5 years after the last patient-initiated induction therapy. Enrollment in MAGNIFY began in March 2014; as of January 2016, 133 patients are enrolled, according to the study page at

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