Studying Gene Expression in Tissue Samples From Young Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01057303
First received: January 26, 2010
Last updated: June 5, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to cancer.

PURPOSE: This research study is looking at gene expression in tissue samples from young patients with acute myeloid leukemia.


Condition Intervention
Leukemia
Genetic: RNA analysis
Genetic: gene expression analysis
Genetic: reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: EVI-1 Expression in Pediatric AML With 11q23 Abnormalities

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quantification of the expression of EVI1 splice variants [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Examine mRNA from pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia with 11q23 translocations by reverse transcriptase-PCR to quantify expression of EVI1 splice variants.

OUTLINE: Cryopreserved mRNA from diagnostic samples is analyzed for gene expression by reverse transcriptase-PCR.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Diagnosis of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia with 11q23 abnormalities

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01057303

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Amy Heerema-McKenney, MD Stanford University
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Gregory H. Reaman, Children's Oncology Group - Group Chair Office
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01057303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000664144, COG-AAML10B15
Study First Received: January 26, 2010
Last Updated: June 5, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
childhood acute myeloid leukemia/other myeloid malignancies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Leukemia, Myeloid
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms

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