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SCRI TISSUE TESTING REGISTRY

2014-08-27 03:19:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) is committed to improvement and excellence in clinical research and correlative science. To this end, the SCRI Oncology Research Consortium will collect written consent from patients allowing the use of their tumor tissue sample(s) for testing/analysis at a future date. Future testing may include assays for newly identified markers of potential prognostic and/or therapeutic value. These markers may be specific to an individual cancer type, or they may be present more generally in cancer and/or other conditions.

Description

Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) is committed to improvement and excellence in clinical research and correlative science. To this end, the SCRI Oncology Research Consortium will collect written consent from patients allowing the use of their tumor tissue sample(s) for testing/analysis at a future date. Future testing may include assays for newly identified markers of potential prognostic and/or therapeutic value. These markers may be specific to an individual cancer type, or they may be present more generally in cancer and/or other conditions.

This study will consist of a registry of patients who have agreed to allow their tissue sample(s) (even those taken prior to their participation in an SCRI-sponsored trial) to be used by the SCRI Oncology Research Consortium at some point in the future for testing and analysis of expression analysis and/or analysis of tumor markers. The registry will be contained in an electronic database, and will be sorted by disease indication. (Note: Patients will not be asked to return at a future date and have tissue samples collected; rather, SCRI will have the authorization to obtain pre-existing samples).

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort

Conditions

Melanoma

Intervention

Tissue Registry Study

Location

Tennessee Oncology, PLLC
Nashville
Tennessee
United States
37023

Status

Recruiting

Source

Sarah Cannon Research Institute

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:45-0400

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