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We have an active research program in gastrointestinal cancers including clinical trials, epidemiologic, and translational studies. We would like to establish a biospecimen bank linked to useful clinical information in order to learn more about diagnostic, predictive and prognostic markers for gastrointestinal cancers.
1. To collect and store tumor and normal tissue (previously collected paraffin embedded or frozen specimen) and blood in patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.
2. Collect details about the tumor specimen extracted from patient charts.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Blood Draw, Frozen Tumor Specimens
Stanford University School of Medicine
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:19-0400
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