Registry for Adults With Plasma Cell Disorders (PCD's)

What's the purpose of this trial?

The primary purpose of this protocol is to create a registry of patients with plasma cell disorders (PCDs), including for example the cancer multiple myeloma (MM), who complete the assessment, previously known as a "geriatric assessment," as is outlined in this protocol.

This trial is currently open and accepting patients.

What will happen during the trial?

You may be able to join this trial if you:

The following criteria is a partial list of reasons why patients may be eligible to participate in this clinical trial. Further evaluation with a medical professional is required.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients have an outpatient appointment or are hospitalized inpatient at UNC Cancer Hospitals, or affiliated clinic settings or participating sites for the evaluation and management of a PCD.
  • Patients have a documented diagnosis of PCD defined as the presence of a monoclonal protein and/or monoclonal plasma cell population. Examples of PCDs include but are not limited to monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance; smoldering myeloma; multiple (active) myeloma; plasma cell leukemia; Castleman's disease; amyloidosis; light and/or heavy chain deposition disease; Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy,Monoclonal gammopathy and Skin changes (POEMS) syndrome; and cryoglobulinemia.
  • Age ≥18 years.
  • Must consent to participation in this study and agree to complete the assessment at baseline and follow-up time points.
  • Must be able to read and speak English.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Physical or psychiatric/behavioral illnesses or problems that the treating clinician feels would preclude successful participation in the study.
  • There are no imaging or lab studies required to determine eligibility.

Additional Trial Information

Enrollment: 2,000 patients (estimated)

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UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC

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