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Study of Patients With Cancer or Precancerous Conditions

2014-07-24 14:22:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Following the course of disease in patients with cancer or precancerous conditions who are receiving standard care may help the study of cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: This natural history study is looking at the course of disease in patients with cancer or precancerous conditions.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- To follow and evaluate patients, longitudinally with cancer or precancerous conditions referred to the NIH Clinical Center Pediatric Oncology Branch who present with disease manifestations that lend themselves to clinical evaluation and are of unique scientific importance.

- To allow, when clinically indicated, patients to receive standard care therapies.

OUTLINE: Patients are evaluated at least every 3-6 months for up to 3 years and receive standard care as prescribed. Demographic information, histology, pathologic findings, and laboratory and imaging parameters are collected during that time. Blood, urine, or tumor specimens may be collected. Patients undergo periodic diagnostic x-rays and/or nuclear medicine scans.

Previous medical care data will be obtained and entered into a database.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 250 patients will be accrued for this study.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors

Intervention

biologic sample preservation procedure, clinical observation, medical chart review, examination, standard follow-up care

Location

Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - NCI Clinical Trials Referral Office
Bethesda
Maryland
United States
20892-1182

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:22:04-0400

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