Tandem Autologous- Nonmyeloablative Allogeneic Transplant for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma (Trapianto Tandem Autologo-Allogenico Non Mieloablativo Nel Mieloma Alla Diagnosi)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2008 by Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 20, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 20, 2008
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Brief Summary:
To evaluate toxicity profile and efficacy of a tandem autologous-nonmyeloablative transplant approach in newly diagnose myeloma patients younger than 65 years

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Multiple Myeloma Procedure: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma: a Two Step Approach to Reduce Toxicity Involving High-Dose Melphalan and Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Followed by PBSC Allografting After Low-Dose TBI
Study Start Date : July 1999

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MedlinePlus related topics: Multiple Myeloma
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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Procedure: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. overall survival [ Time Frame: yearly ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. event free survival [ Time Frame: yearly ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Durie-Salmon stage IIA-IIIB multiple myeloma
  • Age > 18 and ≤ 65 years
  • Previously untreated myeloma
  • Presence of a sibling (potential donor)
  • Bilirubins < twice normal;ALAT and ASAT < four times normal
  • Left ventricular ejection fraction > 40%
  • Creatinine clearances > 40 mL/min
  • Pulmonary dysfunction with diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) > 40% and/or need for continuous oxygen supplementation
  • Karnofsky performance status > 60%
  • Patients must give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 65 years
  • Previously treated myeloma
  • Absence of a sibling (genetic randomisation cannot be applied)
  • Karnofsky performance status score < 60%
  • HIV-infection
  • Pregnancy
  • Refusal to use contraceptive techniques during and for 12 months following treatment
  • Patients unable to give written informed consent
  • PS. Informed consent is obtained from each patient according to the Institutional Review Boards of the participating centers. The study is conducted according to the Declaration of Helsinki.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00702247

Contact: Benedetto Bruno, MD, PhD +39-011-6334419

Università di Torino - Azienda Ospedaliera S.Giovanni Battista Recruiting
Torino, Italy, 10126
Contact: Benedetto Bruno, MD, PhD    +39-011-6334419   
Contact: Mario Boccadoro    +39-011-6336728   
Principal Investigator: Benedetto Bruno, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista
Principal Investigator: Bruno Benedetto, MD, PhD University of Torino - Italy

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00702247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00019702/3174
First Posted: June 20, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 20, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista:
Multiple Myeloma - Nonmyeloablative transplantation - Autologous Transplant - Graft versus myeloma
Newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Tandem Auto-Allo Transplant
Overall survival
Event free survival
Disease response

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases