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PURPOSE: This research study is collecting and storing blood and tissue samples from patients being evaluated for hematologic cancer.
- Provide source of patient tissue, blood, and body fluid samples for ongoing diagnostic, prognostic, or immune-monitoring studies.
- Support and enhance translational, clinical and basic research for Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) members (and non-members who have an LCCC member as sponsor and collaborator) with IRB-approved studies.
- Maintain responsible and appropriate policies and procedures that ensure good patient care and responsible conduct of research.
- Address medical and legal issues, and protect participant and patient privacy and confidentiality.
- Provide a responsible and uniform mechanism for the integrated coordination of the hemato-pathologist and surgeon or hematology/oncology staff, researcher, and protocol office to obtain appropriate specimens for researchers.
- Support young investigators to obtain pilot data for grant funding.
OUTLINE: Patients undergo tissue, blood, and body fluid collection during diagnostic or routine procedures for future correlative studies. Tissue samples may include, but are not limited to, lymph node or non-nodal biopsies, bone marrow biopsy and/or aspirate, blood and serum, and buccal swabs for germline DNA analysis.
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
biologic sample preservation procedure, cytology specimen collection procedure
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:09-0400
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