Research Study for Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Acute Myeloid Leukaemia 0-18 Years

  • End date
    Mar 21, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Vastra Gotaland Region
Updated on 21 January 2021


This study evaluates the effect of different induction courses in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. In the first course patients are randomised to receive either standard anthracycline therapy with mitoxantrone or experimental DaunoXome. In the second course patients are randomised between standard treatment with ADxE (cytarabine, DaunoXome, etoposide) or experimental therapy with FLADx (fludarabine, cytarabine, DaunoXome).

Condition Pediatric Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia
Treatment Randomisation course 1 mitoxantrone versus DaunoXome, Randomisation course 2 ADxE versus FLADx
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT01828489
SponsorVastra Gotaland Region
Last Modified on21 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

AML as defined by the WHO diagnostic criteria
Age < 19 years at time of diagnosis
Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

Previous chemotherapy or radiotherapy. This includes patient with secondary AML after previous cancer therapy
AML secondary to previous bone marrow failure syndrome
Down syndrome (DS)
Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia (JMML)
Known intolerance to any of the chemotherapeutic drugs in the protocol
Fanconi anaemia
Major organ failure precluding administration of planned chemotherapy
Positive pregnancy test
Lactating female or female of childbearing potential not using adequate contraception
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