Free light chains for Multiple Myeloma

San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Multiple MyelomaFree light chains - Device
18 - 80
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial is recruiting identical and fraternal twins to help establish a reference range for free light chains in the blood.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: One month after the completion of the enrollment

One month after the completion of the enrollment
Free light chain reference range

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Healthy twin
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Free light chains · No Placebo Group · N/A

Healthy twin
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Free light chains · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: one month after the completion of the enrollment

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,347 Previous Clinical Trials
11,783,012 Total Patients Enrolled
19 Trials studying Multiple Myeloma
1,038 Patients Enrolled for Multiple Myeloma
Alan Wu, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
1 Previous Clinical Trials
450 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You must have an identical or fraternal twin who also wants to participate in the study.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible for me to be a part of this experimental research?

"To qualify for this trial, applicants must have multiple myeloma and be aged between 18 and 80 years. A total of 100 people are needed to complete the experimental cohort." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Do participants in this research need to be below a certain age threshold?

"According to the parameters of this trial, individuals aged 18 or older and younger than 80 are eligible for enrollment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is recruitment for this trial still open?

"Affirmative. According to, this research initiative is accepting applications, having first become available on August 15th 2018 and being last updated on March 23rd 2022. The trial requires 100 participants from 1 medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are currently running the experiment?

"Correct. According to, the trial first opened on August 15th 2018 and is inviting applicants now. The research requires 100 participants from a single site to take part in the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.