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Dose-Reduced Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation After Autologous High-Dose Chemotherapy in Patients With Multiple Myeloma

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: October 28, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2009
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Information provided by:
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a autologous stem cell transplantation followed by a Melphalan/ Fludarabine based dose-reduced allograft from HLA-identical and HLA-compatible unrelated donor in patients with Multiple Myeloma. In those with non complete remission DLI and/ or new agents such as Bortezomib, Thalidomid or Lenalidomide can be used to upgrade remission.

Condition Intervention Phase
Multiple Myeloma Stem Cell Transplantation Procedure: allogeneic hematopoietic SCT Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Dose-Reduced Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation as Induction of a Graft-Versus-Myeloma-Effect After Autologous High-Dose Chemotherapy in Patients With Multiple Myeloma Stage II/III

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Further study details as provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and efficacy of a conditioning regimen with Fludarabine, Melphalan and ATG prior allogeneic SCT after high dose chemotheraoie and autologous SCT. Evaluation of underlying disease and donor-recipient-chimerism.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of engraftment of leucocytes and platelets
  • Evaluation of incidence of acute and chronic GvHD
  • Evaluation of infectious complications
  • Evaluation of the effects of DLI in case of no CR
  • Evaluation of disease-free and overall survival

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2000

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 66 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Multiple Myeloma Stadium II / III acc. to Salmon and Durie
  • signed informed consent
  • adequate organ function prior autologous respectively allogeneic SCT
  • availability of HLA-identical related or unrelated donor
  • availability of at least 2 x 10^6 CD34+ cells per kg BW of recipient for the autologous SCT and at least 3 x 10^6 CD34+ cells for allogeneic SCT
  • for MRD-SCT: 18-66 years; for MUD-SCT: 18-55 years
  • at age <55 years existence of risk factors that make an myeloablative allogeneic transplantation to risky
  • consent of donor to give DLI

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe heart insufficiency
  • cardiovascular diseases or severe concomitant diseases
  • active infections that need antibiotic therapy
  • positive for HIV or hepatitis
  • malign secondary disease
  • limited liver function with total bilirubin > 1.5 ULN
  • increased transaminase > 3 ULN
  • increased serum creatinine > 2 mg/dl
  • pregnant or lactating women
  • known hypersensitivity to Fludarabine or Melphalan
  • participation in another trial
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00781170

Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Principal Investigator: Nicolaus Kroeger, Prof. Dr. University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. N. Kroeger, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00781170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Auto/Allo Plasmozytom
First Submitted: October 22, 2008
First Posted: October 28, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf:
Multiple Myeloma
Stem Cell Transplantation

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