Blood and Tumor Tissue Samples From Young Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2010 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: June 5, 2010
Last updated: July 28, 2010
Last verified: June 2010

RATIONALE: Studying samples of blood and 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 studying blood and tumor tissue samples from young patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

Condition Intervention
Genetic: gene expression analysis
Genetic: western blotting
Other: flow cytometry
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Evaluation of Mer and Axl Expression in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patient Samples

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Expression of Mer and Axl [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Association of abnormal expression of Mer and Axl with induction failure or relapse [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 52
Study Start Date: September 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • To evaluate Mer and Axl expression in samples from pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
  • To determine if abnormal expression of Mer and Axl is associated with poor clinical characteristics (e.g., induction failure or relapse) of AML in these patients.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Archived samples from pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia are analyzed for Mer and Axl expression by flow cytometry and western blot assays.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia
  • Children Oncology Group (COG) patient samples


  • Available clinical data


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01139333

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
Principal Investigator: Kristen M. Eisenman, MD University of Colorado, Denver
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Gregory H. Reaman, Children's Oncology Group - Group Chair Office Identifier: NCT01139333     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000671452, COG-AAML10B4
Study First Received: June 5, 2010
Last Updated: July 28, 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, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type processed this record on April 23, 2015