Clinical Trial: Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma

AALL05B1 Leukemia (ALL) Specimen Banking Study (PRO00000492)

Full Name

A children's oncology group protocol for collecting and banking relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) research specimens


Voluntarily allow the collection and banking of ALL cells and germline DNA specimens from children for future research. Patients with suspected relapse of their ALL will have a bone marrow test to see if that occurred. At the time of that bone marrow test, the researchers will collect extra bone marrow (1 to 2 teaspoons) to be stored for future research studies.


Inclusion Criteria

Patients less than 31 years of age at the time of initial diagnosis of ALL

Adequate bone marrow or peripheral blood specimens

Patient has ALL at first or subsequent marrow relapse with greater than or equal to 25% blasts in the bone marrow and/or peripheral blood

No systemic anti-leukemic treatment has been administered for the current relapse