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S0120, Studying Blood and Bone Marrow Samples From Patients With Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance, Multiple Myeloma, or Plasmacytoma

This study has been completed.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Southwest Oncology Group Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2009
Last updated: October 6, 2016
Last verified: October 2016

RATIONALE: Studying samples of blood and bone marrow in the laboratory from patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, multiple myeloma, or plasmacytoma may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to these diseases. It may also help doctors predict how patients will respond to treatment.

PURPOSE: This research study is looking at blood and bone marrow samples from patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, multiple myeloma, or plasmacytoma.

Condition Intervention
Multiple Myeloma
Plasma Cell Myeloma
Precancerous Condition
Genetic: cytogenetic analysis
Genetic: microarray analysis
Other: biologic sample preservation procedure
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: S0120, A Prospective Observational Biologic Study of Asymptomatic Patients With Monoclonal Gammopathy and Plasmaproliferative Disorders

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Southwest Oncology Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Disease progression [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Bone marrow/peripheral blood

Enrollment: 375
Study Start Date: June 2002
Primary Completion Date: April 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • Establish a serum, cell, and bone marrow tissue bank of prospectively collected samples from patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), asymptomatic multiple myeloma, solitary plasmacytoma, or other plasma cell dyscrasias.
  • Evaluate the feasibility of accruing patients with these diseases.
  • Determine whether patterns of gene expression or cytogenetics exist that allow molecular delineation of MGUS subtypes.
  • Characterize cellular and humoral immune response to known tumor antigens in these patients.
  • Cryopreserve serum/T cells for future evaluation.
  • Preliminarily identify biological correlates that may relate to progression to symptomatic disease.

OUTLINE: Patients are stratified according to diagnosis (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance [MGUS] or other plasma cell dyscrasias vs asymptomatic multiple myeloma vs solitary plasmacytoma).

Blood and bone marrow samples are collected and analyzed for microarray analysis, cytogenetic analysis, and immunobiology studies.

Unused samples may be stored for future research studies.

Patients are followed periodically for 5 years.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
plasmaproliferative disease not requiring therapy


  • Diagnosis of one of the following plasmaproliferative diseases:

    • Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)
    • Asymptomatic multiple myeloma
    • Solitary plasmacytoma
    • Other plasma cell dyscrasias
  • Disease does not require therapy
  • Willing to submit research samples for gene expression analysis and immunologic assessment



  • Not specified

Performance status

  • Zubrod 0-2

Life expectancy

  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • Not specified


  • No other malignancy within the past 2 years except for adequately treated basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, in situ cervical cancer, or adequately treated stage I or II cancer from which the patient is currently in complete remission


Biologic therapy

  • No prior biologic therapy for this disease


  • No prior chemotherapy for this disease

Endocrine therapy

  • No prior endocrine therapy for this disease


  • No prior radiotherapy for this disease


  • No prior surgery for this disease


  • Prior or concurrent bisphosphonates allowed
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00900263

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United States, Alabama
Providence Cancer Center at Providence Hospital
Mobile, Alabama, United States, 36608
United States, Arkansas
Highlands Oncology Group - Springdale
Bentonville, Arkansas, United States, 72712
Arkansas Cancer Research Center at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205
United States, California
USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90089-9181
United States, Illinois
Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Hines
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
United States, Kansas
Menorah Medical Center
Overland Park, Kansas, United States, 66209
Saint Luke's Hospital - South
Overland Park, Kansas, United States, 66213
Tammy Walker Cancer Center at Salina Regional Health Center
Salina, Kansas, United States, 67401
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Shawnee Mission, Kansas, United States, 66204
Cotton-O'Neil Cancer Center
Topeka, Kansas, United States, 66606
United States, Louisiana
Tulane Cancer Center Office of Clinical Research
Alexandria, Louisiana, United States, 71315-3198
United States, Massachusetts
Lahey Clinic Medical Center - Burlington
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 01805
United States, Michigan
Josephine Ford Cancer Center at Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48202
Clemens Regional Medical Center
Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States, 48043
United States, Mississippi
University of Mississippi Cancer Clinic
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216
United States, Missouri
Saint Luke's Cancer Institute at Saint Luke's Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
St. Joseph Medical Center
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64114
North Kansas City Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64116
Parvin Radiation Oncology
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64116
Heartland Hematology Oncology Associates, Incorporated
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64118
CCOP - Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64131
Research Medical Center
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64132
Saint Luke's East - Lee's Summit
Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States, 64086
Liberty Hospital
Liberty, Missouri, United States, 64068
Heartland Regional Medical Center
Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States, 64506
Saint Joseph Oncology, Incorporated
Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States, 64507
Saint Louis University Cancer Center
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, Montana
CCOP - Montana Cancer Consortium
Billings, Montana, United States, 59101
Northern Rockies Radiation Oncology Center
Billings, Montana, United States, 59101
St. Vincent Healthcare Cancer Care Services
Billings, Montana, United States, 59101
Hematology-Oncology Centers of the Northern Rockies - Billings
Billings, Montana, United States, 59102
Billings Clinic - Downtown
Billings, Montana, United States, 59107-7000
Bozeman Deaconess Cancer Center
Bozeman, Montana, United States, 59715
St. James Healthcare Cancer Care
Butte, Montana, United States, 59701
Big Sky Oncology
Great Falls, Montana, United States, 59405-5309
Great Falls Clinic - Main Facility
Great Falls, Montana, United States, 59405
Sletten Cancer Institute at Benefis Healthcare
Great Falls, Montana, United States, 59405
Northern Montana Hospital
Havre, Montana, United States, 59501
St. Peter's Hospital
Helena, Montana, United States, 59601
Glacier Oncology, PLLC
Kalispell, Montana, United States, 59901
Kalispell Medical Oncology at KRMC
Kalispell, Montana, United States, 59901
Kalispell Regional Medical Center
Kalispell, Montana, United States, 59901
Montana Cancer Specialists at Montana Cancer Center
Missoula, Montana, United States, 59807-7877
Montana Cancer Center at St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
Missoula, Montana, United States, 59807
United States, Nebraska
Good Samaritan Cancer Center at Good Samaritan Hospital
Kearney, Nebraska, United States, 68848-1990
United States, North Carolina
Wayne Memorial Hospital, Incorporated
Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States, 27534
United States, Ohio
McDowell Cancer Center at Akron General Medical Center
Akron, Ohio, United States, 44307
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
United States, South Carolina
CCOP - Upstate Carolina
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, 29303
Gibbs Regional Cancer Center at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, 29303
United States, Texas
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78234-6200
Wilford Hall Medical Center
Lackland AFB, Texas, United States, 78236
United States, Washington
St. Joseph Cancer Center
Bellingham, Washington, United States, 98225
Olympic Hematology and Oncology
Bremerton, Washington, United States, 98310
Columbia Basin Hematology
Kennewick, Washington, United States, 99336
Skagit Valley Hospital Cancer Care Center
Mt. Vernon, Washington, United States, 98273
Harrison Poulsbo Hematology and Onocology
Poulsbo, Washington, United States, 98370
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104
Minor and James Medical, PLLC
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98109
Group Health Central Hospital
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98112
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98122-4307
Polyclinic First Hill
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98122
University Cancer Center at University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195
Cancer Care Northwest - Spokane South
Spokane, Washington, United States, 99202
Evergreen Hematology and Oncology, PS
Spokane, Washington, United States, 99218
Wenatchee Valley Medical Center
Wenatchee, Washington, United States, 98801-2028
United States, Wyoming
Rocky Mountain Oncology
Casper, Wyoming, United States, 82609
Welch Cancer Center at Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, 82801
Sponsors and Collaborators
Southwest Oncology Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Madhav Dhodapkar, MD Rockefeller University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Southwest Oncology Group Identifier: NCT00900263     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S0120
S0120 ( Other Identifier: SWOG )
U10CA032102 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: May 9, 2009
Last Updated: October 6, 2016

Keywords provided by Southwest Oncology Group:
stage I multiple myeloma
isolated plasmacytoma of bone
monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
Precancerous Conditions
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Hypergammaglobulinemia processed this record on April 27, 2017