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Participation in Procurement of Tissue, Serum, Plasma, Cell Bank, DNA and RNA Samples, and Urine for Biological Studies Related to Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Treatment Follow Up

2014-08-27 03:14:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This research study is being done to collect regular and routine follow-up information related to the outcome of treatment for prostate cancer.

This study is also being done to relate treatment outcome to measurement of substances in the blood such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and other markers. Also environmental and genetic factors that might be responsible for prostate cancer are being investigated.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Location

Mayo Clinic
Rochester
Minnesota
United States
55905

Status

Recruiting

Source

Mayo Clinic

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:46-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.

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