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Collecting and Storing Blood and Brain Tumor Tissue Samples From Children With Brain Tumors

2014-08-27 03:21:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue and blood from patients to test in the laboratory may help the study of cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to collect and store brain tissue samples and blood from children with brain cancer that will be tested in the laboratory.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Collect brain tumor tissue and an accompanying blood sample from pediatric patients with brain tumors treated at Children's Oncology Group institutions.

- Provide a repository for long-term storage of specimens from these patients.

- Make these specimens available to qualified researchers to understand the biology of pediatric brain tumors.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study

Brain tumor tissue and blood specimens are collected from patients and banked for future study.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: An unlimited number of specimens will be collected.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors

Intervention

biologic sample preservation procedure

Location

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:21:31-0400

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