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

This study has been completed.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Oncology Group Identifier:
First received: January 26, 2010
Last updated: September 30, 2015
Last verified: May 2015

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 patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

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

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Mechanisms of PLAGL2-Induced Leukaemogenesis

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Further study details as provided by Children's Oncology Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Correlation of high relative expression levels of PLAGL2 and putative PLAGL2 target genes with potential pathogenic relevance [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

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


  • Screen acute myeloid leukemia (AML) samples to correlate high relative expression levels of PLAGL2 and putative PLAGL2 target genes (implicated in microarray study) with potential pathogenic relevance with respect to AML development.

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


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 120 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia


  • Diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia, including inv(16)(p13;q22) abnormalities

    • No t(15;17)(q22;q12) or t(8;21)(q22;q22) abnormalities


  • Not specified


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01057095

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Soheil Meshinchi, MD Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Children's Oncology Group Identifier: NCT01057095     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AAML10B12, COG-AAML10B12, CDR0000664240, NCI-2011-02208
Study First Received: January 26, 2010
Last Updated: September 30, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Children's Oncology Group:
adult acute myeloid leukemia with inv(16)(p13;q22)
adult acute myeloid leukemia with 11q23 (MLL) abnormalities
adult acute myeloid leukemia with del(5q)
adult acute myeloid leukemia with t(16;16)(p13;q22)
adult acute myeloid leukemia in remission
recurrent adult acute myeloid leukemia
untreated adult acute myeloid leukemia
childhood acute myeloid leukemia in remission
recurrent childhood acute myeloid leukemia
untreated childhood acute myeloid leukemia and other myeloid malignancies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Leukemia, Myeloid
Neoplasms by Histologic Type processed this record on November 25, 2015