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Biomarkers in Tissue Samples From Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma Enrolled on ECOG-2496 Clinical Trial

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2012 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
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First received: January 4, 2012
Last updated: January 7, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

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. It may also help doctors find better ways to treat cancer.

PURPOSE: This research study is studying biomarkers in tissue samples from patients with Hodgkin lymphoma enrolled on ECOG-2496 clinical trial.

Condition Intervention
Genetic: gene expression analysis
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Outcome Prediction in Hodgkin Lymphoma by Low-Density Gene Expression Profiling of Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissues: A Correlative Study of Inter-Group Trial E2496

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Potential of gene expression profiling in changing treatment decision in cHL

Estimated Enrollment: 393
Study Start Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • To explore the predictive power of a gene expression-based multi-gene predictor in classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) with the potential to change clinical practice by basing treatment decisions on biological markers.

OUTLINE: Archived tissue samples are analyzed for gene expression profile using NanoString technology. Results are then compared with patients' treatment outcomes, including failure-free survival and overall survival.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 306 patients from ECOG-2496 (training cohort) and 87 patients treated with ABVD in other trials (validation cohort) will be accrued for this study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Training cohort: Patients diagnosed with locally extensive and advanced stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) and treated with doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine (ABVD) or mechlorethamine, doxorubicin hydrochloride, vinblastine, vincristine, bleomycin, etoposide, and prednisone (Stanford V)

    • Pretreatment formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue (FFPET) from patients enrolled on the randomized phase III ECOG-2496 clinical trial
  • Validation cohort: Patients with advanced-stage cHL treated with ABVD at the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA)

    • Pretreatment FFPET available


  • Not specified


  • See Disease Characteristics
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01505712

Sponsors and Collaborators
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Randall D. Gascoyne, MD British Columbia Cancer Agency
  More Information

Responsible Party: Robert L. Comis, ECOG Group Chair's Office Identifier: NCT01505712     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000720334
Study First Received: January 4, 2012
Last Updated: January 7, 2012

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
stage I adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage II adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage III adult Hodgkin lymphoma
stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hodgkin Disease
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases processed this record on April 24, 2017