Natural Killer Cells in Older Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2014-08-27 03:35:46 | BioPortfolio


RATIONALE: Studying natural killer cells in samples of blood from patients with cancer may help doctors find out how these cells are effected by chemotherapy.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying natural killer cells in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia.




- Determine the evolution of functional receptors of natural killer (NK) cells after completion of chemotherapy in elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia in first remission.


- Measure the kinetics of cytotoxic functional recovery of NK cells.

- Determine activation markers of NK cells.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.

Patients receive 1 course of consolidation therapy comprising an anthracycline and cytarabine to induce first remission.

Blood is collected on day 0 of the consolidation course and then every 2 weeks for 8 weeks.

Study Design

Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment




cytarabine, laboratory biomarker analysis


Marseille Institute of Cancer - Institut J. Paoli and I. Calmettes




National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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