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Clinical picture: AML (Acute Myeloide Leukemia)

Trial: HOVON 29 AML / SAKK 30/95

1. Overview
Study details
2. Patient eligibility criteria
3. Registration (& randomization) of patients
4. Participating parties
5. Participating sites
6. Instruction videos
7. Download documentation / forms

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1. Overview


Remission Induction Chemotherapy with or without rHuG-CSF (lenograstim) sensitization.
Marrow Ablative Chemotherapy plus Autologous Peripheral Progenitor/Stem Cell Transplantation (PBSCT) versus Chemotherapy.



Study details

Type of study

Prospective randomized Phase III study

Target number of patients


Date of activation


Date closed


Approved by

CKVO No. 94-14

2. Patient eligibility criteria

Inclusion criteria

Patients with newly diagnosed de novo AML.
Age 15-60 years inclusive.
Patients have given infomed consent.
Leucocytosis is not an exclusion criterium, but it will require postponement of G-CSF administration until WBC have declined to 20 x 109/l on chemotherapy.

Exclusion criteria

A concurrent active malignancy, except stage I cervix carcinoma and basocellular carcinoma.
Previous treatment with chemotherapy.
Leukemia following from a documented myelodysplasia with a duration of more than 6 months.
Blastic crisis of chronic myeloid leukemia or leukemia developing from myeloproliferative diseases.
Renal or liver function abnormalities.
HIV positive serology.
Severe cardiac, pulmonary or neurologic disease.

3. Registration (& randomization) of patients


Central registration at the HOVON Data Center:
Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Clinical Trial Center (Hs-423)
P.O. Box 2040
NL-3000 CA Rotterdam
Phone number.: +31.10.7041560 (working days 9.00-17.00)
Fax number.....: +31.10.7041028
TOP address...:

Registration criteria

The following information will be requested:

Protocol number
Institution number/name
Patient�s initials or code
Patient�s hospital record number
Name of caller/responsible investigator
Date of birth
Date of diagnosis of AML
WHO performance status
White blood cell count (WBC)
FAB and cytogenetics (if available)

4. Participating parties

Principal investigator

B L�wenberg (

Coordinating investigator(s)

MA Boogaerts
J Gm�r (


W.L.J. van Putten (

Trial manager

M.C.J. Testroote (

Central data management

M.C.J. Testroote (

Other functions

Please contact monitors at

5. Participating sites

6. Instruction videos

7. Download documentation / forms

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