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Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Levels in Brain Tumor Patients

2014-08-27 03:19:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Objectives: This study is looking at the level of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) circulating in the blood stream of patients diagnosed with either a meningioma or a glioma. The questions that will be addressed include:

1. Can VEGF level alert us to tumor progression or recurrence before MRI changes occur?

2. Is the VEGF level an indicator of the response to treatment?

3. Does the VEGF level correlate with tumor histology and behavior?

4. Is there a relationship between VEGF level and outcome?

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Glioma

Intervention

Blood test

Location

Marquette General Hospital
Marquette
Michigan
United States
49855

Status

Recruiting

Source

Marquette General Health System

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:03-0400

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