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Genomic Structural Variation in Cancer Susceptibility

2014-07-10 14:11:56 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will look for new types of gene changes that may be related to cancer in some patients. Some gene changes (mutations) are passed on from parents to offspring (child). Other gene changes are new and are seen for the first time in a child. They are not seen in the parent.

Some of these gene changes may cause cancers in the offspring. We will look for gene changes by studying patients with cancer their parents and family members without cancer. In this study, we will be able to find gene changes that occur in the cancer patient but not in the rest of the family. Knowing the role that new gene changes play in cancer risk may help us find people at a higher risk of getting cancer.

Study Design

Observational Model: Family-Based

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-10T14:11:56-0400

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