Collecting Samples From Patients With Primary Systemic Amyloidosis

Description

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of blood, urine, and tissue from patients with primary systemic amyloidosis to test in the laboratory may help the study of this disease in the future.

PURPOSE: This research study is collecting samples from patients with primary systemic amyloidosis.

Study Start Date

January 2000

Estimated Completion Date

February 2037

Interventions

  • Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
  • Procedure: fluorescence spectroscopy
  • Genetic: polymerase chain reaction
  • Other: biologic sample preservation procedure
  • Genetic: protein analysis
  • Genetic: clonality analysis
  • Procedure: quality-of-life assessment

Specialties

  • Rheumatology: Amyloidosis,Basic Science/Genetics

MeSH Terms

  • Amyloidosis

Study ID

Boston Medical Center -- CDR0000632869

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT00898235

Study Type

Observational

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

10000

Sponsor

Boston Medical Center

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Diagnosis or suspicion of primary systemic amyloidosis PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Referred to the Amyloid Treatment and Research Center at Boston University Medical Center PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:
  • Not specified
  • Gender

    Both

    Ages

    18 Years and older

    Accepts Healthy Volunteers

    No

    Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

    Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
    Boston University Cancer Research Center - Boston, Massachusetts 3.5 miles None None None

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