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Protocol No.IUCRO-0373
Principal InvestigatorRoodman, David
Age GroupAdult
TitleA Path Analysis Modeling of the Interaction of AXII and/or AXIIR with the Changes in Cytokines and Myeloma Bone Disease (The Cytokine Protocol)
DescriptionThe purpose of this research study is to learn if substances that cause bone destruction are increased in blood or bone marrow. Researchers will also study if the amounts of these substances relate to the amount of bone disease in multiple myeloma subjects. Blood and bone marrow samples will be drawn to study osteoclast formation. Osteoclasts are cells that release calcium from bone.
Key Eligibility
Applicable Disease SitesMultiple Myeloma
Participating InstitutionsIndiana University (IU)
    Roudebush VA Medical Center
      Treatment TypeBasic Science
      ContactPhone: (317) 278-5632