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Molecular Genetics Studies of Cancer Patients and Their Relatives

2019-12-06 00:24:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This trial studies the genetic and behavioral factors that may contribute to the development of specific cancers and how these factors may affect the outcome of the disease in patients with a history of cancer and their relatives.

Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To identify rare cancer patients and families in whom the pattern of disease suggests a genetic susceptibility to cancer or other etiology suggestive of a carcinogenic exposure and to characterize the underlying predisposition.

II. To determine the contribution of heredity (genotype) and biomarkers to clinical outcome (phenotype, occurrence of new cancers, prognosis and quality of life) in subgroups of cancer patients with and without clinical high-risk features.

OUTLINE:

Patients may provide a sample of blood, a saliva sample, a sample of eyebrow plucks, a sample of urine, and/or stored tumor or healthy tissue.

Study Design

Conditions

Malignant Neoplasm

Intervention

Biospecimen Collection, Questionnaire Administration

Location

Valleywise Comprehensive Health Center - Phoenix
Phoenix
Arizona
United States
85008

Status

Recruiting

Source

City of Hope Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-06T00:24:27-0500

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