The IFM99-03 and IFM99-04 trials were conducted from April 2000 to August 2004. Patients younger than 66 years with high-risk (b2microglobulin > 3 and chromosome 13 deletion by FISH analysis at diagnosis) de novo multiple myeloma (MM) were included and prospectively treated. In both protocols, induction regimen consisted of VAD (4 courses) followed by melphalan 200 mg/m2 (HDM200) plus autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (ASCT). When a HLA-sibling donor was available, ASCT was followed by reduced-intensity conditioning regimen (RIC) allograft (fludarabine, antithymocyte globulin and low dose busulfan): IFM9903 protocol (
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