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NCT00200681 : Phase 3- IFM 2005-01: Velcade/Dex Vs Vincristine/Adriamycin/Dex (VAD) for MM

Updated: Jun 13, 2022

IFM 2005-01: Velcade/Dexamethasone Versus Vincristine/Adriamycin (Doxorubicin)/Dexamethasone (VAD) for the Treatment of Patients With Multiple Myeloma

IFM 2005

IFM 2005-01: Velcade/Dexamethasone Versus Vincristine/Adriamycin (Doxorubicin)/Dexamethasone (VAD) for the Treatment of Patients With Multiple Myeloma


Nantes University Hospital

Intergroupe Francophone du Myélome (IFM)

This is an open-label, multi-centre, randomised Phase III study, looking at a series of 480 patients up to the age of 65 with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) not previously treated. They will receive VAD or Velcade®/dexamethasone combination as induction treatment plus/minus (±) dexamethasone/cyclophosphamide/etoposide/cisplatin (DCEP) followed by autograft as first-line therapy, as the investigators try to compare the complete remission (CR) rate (with negative or positive immunofixation) at the end of their induction treatment. Identifier: NCT00200681

Official Title:Etude Multicentrique Ouverte Randomisée de Phase III Comparant l'Association de VELCADE®-Dexaméthasone à la Chimiothérapie de Type VAD Pour le Traitement Des Patients Porteurs de Myélome Multiple de Novo Jusqu'à l'âge de 65 Ans

First Posted: September 20, 2005

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Bortezomib-based versus nonbortezomib-based induction treatment before autologous stem-cell transplantation in patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma: a meta-analysis of phase III randomized, controlled trials.

J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep

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IFM 2005-01 study investigators. Achievement of VGPR to induction therapy is an important prognostic factor for longer PFS in the IFM 2005-01 trial.

Blood. 2011 March

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Bortezomib plus dexamethasone is superior to vincristine plus doxorubicin plus dexamethasone as induction treatment prior to autologous stem-cell transplantation in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma: results of the IFM 2005-01 phase III trial

J Clin Oncol; 2010

Conclusion: Bortezomib plus dexamethasone significantly improved postinduction and post-transplantation CR/nCR and at least VGPR rates compared with VAD and resulted in a trend for longer PFS. Bortezomib plus dexamethasone should therefore be considered a standard of care in this setting.

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Principal Investigator:Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD PHDIntergroupe Francophone du Myélome (IFM)

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