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Biomarker 11-dh-TXB2 in Blood and Urine Samples From Patients With Prostate Cancer and Healthy Volunteers

2014-08-27 03:19:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Studying samples of blood and urine from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors identify biomarkers related to cancer.

PURPOSE: This research study is looking at a biomarker, 11-dh-TXB2, in blood and urine samples from patients with prostate cancer and healthy volunteers.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- To identify a potential novel marker of prostate cancer in the blood and urine, 11-dh-TXB2, to be used as a screening tool for prostate cancer as well as in detection of early relapse in patients previously treated for early-stage prostate cancer.

OUTLINE: Blood and urine samples are collected and analyzed for plasma and urinary 11-dh-TXB2 levels by HPLC and tandem-mass spectrometry.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

high performance liquid chromatography, laboratory biomarker analysis, mass spectrometry

Location

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit
Michigan
United States
48201-1379

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:04-0400

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