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Screening Patients With Central Nervous System Tumors for Participation in National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials

2014-08-27 03:55:58 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Screening tests may help doctors determine which patients are eligible for treatment on clinical trials.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is screening patients with central nervous system tumors for participation in National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Evaluate patients with central nervous system tumors for eligibility in NCI primary clinical research protocols.

OUTLINE: Patients undergo various diagnostic procedures and clinical testing to determine eligibility for participation in NCI CNS tumor primary clinical research protocols. Patients undergo imaging scans; laboratory testing of blood, cerebrospinal fluid, bone marrow, urine, and other specimens as needed to determine protocol eligibility; and other specific organ function tests.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A maximum of 3,000 patients will be accrued for this study within 5 years.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors

Intervention

biologic sample preservation procedure, diagnostic laboratory biomarker analysis, physiologic testing, diagnostic imaging

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)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:58-0400

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