Tandem Auto Stem Cell Transplant With Melphalan Followed by Melphalan and Bortezomib in Patients With Multiple Myeloma


High dose chemotherapy with stem cell transplantation is commonplace in the treatment of multiple myeloma. This treatment uses a chemotherapy drug called Melphalan that has been used in several thousand bone marrow transplant recipients worldwide for the same or similar disorders.

SparkCures ID 11
Trial Phase Phase 3
Enrollment 110 Patients
Trial Sponsors
  • John Theurer Cancer Center
NCT Identifier


Am I Eligible?

The following criteria is a partial list of reasons why patients may or may not be eligible to participate in this clinical trial. Further evaluation with a medical professional will be required to determine full eligibility.

The following criteria is provided for health care professionals.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed diagnosis of multiple myeloma with either Durie-Salmon stage I, II, or III or ISS stage I, II or III, less than 12 months since initiation of systemic therapy
  • ≥8x106 CD34+cells/kg available in cryopreservation in aliquots appropriate for tandem transplants
  • Age: 18-75 years at time of transplantation
  • KPS 70-100%
  • Recovery from complications of prior therapies
  • Gender: There is no gender restriction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis other than multiple myeloma
  • Chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 8 days of initiating treatment in this study
  • Prior autologous or allogeneic transplantation (except as enrolled into this study)
  • Uncontrolled bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infections

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