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Genomic Changes in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 17, 2010
Last updated: March 18, 2010
Last verified: March 2010

To study the genomics with cell cycle and lymphocyte differentiation in disease, remission and relapse of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Then correlate these data with age, white cell count, cytogenetic changes, response to the chemotherapy and prognosis.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Genomics Evolution in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

bone marrow, peripheral blood

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

In order to know the genomic evolution of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, we will collect bone marrow (10c.c.) at diagnosis, remission and relapse. We will do the following genes in addition to gene-chip including IKZF1,ETV6, EBF1, NR3C1, RAG1/G2, TCF3, BTLA, PAX5,LEF1, ERG and VPREB1.We will study the gene dosages and degree of methylation. The estimated patients numbers will be 300-400. Then we will correlate these data with patients'age, white blood cell count at diagnosis, cytogenetic abnormalities, response to the chemotherapy and prognosis.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients under 18 years of age


Inclusion Criteria:

  1. patients diagnosed as acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  2. age less than or equal to 18 years old
  3. signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. who is not acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  2. who did not sign informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01089907

Contact: Dong-Tsamn Lin, M.D. 02-23123456 ext 65399
Contact: young-li Yang, M.D. 02-23123456 ext 71311

National Taiwan University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Dong-Tsamn Lin, M.D.    02-23123456 ext 65399   
Contact: Yong-li Yang, M.D.    02-23123456 ext 71732   
Principal Investigator: Dong-Tsamn Lin, M.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Young-li Yang, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dong-Tsamn Lin, M.D. National Taiwan University Hospital,Taipei,Taiwan
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Lin Dong-Tsamn, National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT01089907     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200906028R
Study First Received: March 17, 2010
Last Updated: March 18, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Immune System Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Neoplasms by Histologic Type processed this record on March 02, 2015