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Comparison of Laboratory Test Results of Minimal-Residual Disease in Samples From Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: December 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2016
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Oncology Group

RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures that find residual disease may help predict if the disease will come back in patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

PURPOSE: This research trial studies the comparison of laboratory test results for minimal residual disease in samples from patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

Condition Intervention
Leukemia Other: diagnostic laboratory biomarker analysis Other: flow cytometry

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Interlaboratory Comparability Study of Residual Disease in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Resource links provided by NLM:

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Degree of concordance in the MRD assay results between laboratories

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Bone marrow and/or peripheral blood

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • To promote harmonization between Cooperative Group Reference Laboratories conducting minimal-residual disease (MRD) evaluation of acute myeloid leukemia by flow cytometry.

OUTLINE: Archived bone marrow and blood samples, distributed to the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Southwest Oncology Group, and Cancer and Leukemia Group B laboratories, are analyzed for leukemia-associated immunophenotype (LAIP) assays and minimal residual disease studies by flow cytometry. Results are then provided to the National Cancer Institute for assessment and comparability of test results.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 120 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) enrolled on Children's Oncology Group (COG) studies.


  • Non-identified cryopreserved samples of bone marrow and/or peripheral blood from patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) from the Children Oncology Group (COG) studies

    • Baseline/diagnostic AML samples
    • Samples collected after initial treatment and representing varying levels of residual blast counts


  • Not specified


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01498302

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: J. Milburn Jessup, MD National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Responsible Party: Children's Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01498302     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AAML12B5
COG-AAML12B5 ( Other Identifier: Children's Oncology Group )
AAML12B5 ( Other Identifier: Children's Oncology Group )
NCI-2012-00098 ( Registry Identifier: CTRP (Clinical Trial Reporting Program) )
First Submitted: December 22, 2011
First Posted: December 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2016
Last Verified: July 2016

Keywords provided by Children's Oncology Group:
childhood acute myeloid leukemia/other myeloid malignancies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Leukemia, Myeloid