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Correlation of FC Gamma RIIIA Receptor Response in Patients With Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Identifier:
First received: September 1, 2005
Last updated: June 23, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine if the type of Fc gamma RIIIa receptor that a particular patient's immune cells possess influences how they respond to rituximab and other monoclonal antibodies.

Condition Intervention
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Drug: Rituximab Drug: monoclonal antibodies

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Correlation of Fc Gamma RIIIA Receptor Expression and Response to Rituximab and Other Monoclonal Antibodies in Patients With Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

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Further study details as provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: January 2002
Study Completion Date: March 2007
Primary Completion Date: March 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
  • A medical data collection survey sheet will be filled out by the patient or doctor with medical information pertaining to how the patient responded to rituximab and other monoclonal antibodies for use in this study.
  • Blood work will be performed to analyze the blood by molecular technology to find the kind of Fc gamna RIIIa receptor the patient possess and correlate these findings with the outcome of treatment with rituximab or other monoclonal antibodies.

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients treated with rituximab or other monoclonal antibodies for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00142155

United States, Massachusetts
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Principal Investigator: Steven Treon, MD, MA, PhD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information Identifier: NCT00142155     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02-075
Study First Received: September 1, 2005
Last Updated: June 23, 2011

Keywords provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
monoclonal antibody
Fc gamma RIII receptor expression

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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