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Blood and Tissue Sample Collection for Future Colon Cancer Biomarker Studies in Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy

2014-08-27 03:22:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of blood and tissue from patients undergoing colonoscopy to study in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about colon cancer and identify biomarkers related to colon cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: This laboratory study is collecting blood and tissue samples for future colon cancer biomarker studies in patients undergoing colonoscopy.

Description

OBJECTIVES:

- Collect blood and tissue samples (including polyps, abnormal growths, cancer, and normal tissue) from patients undergoing colonoscopy.

OUTLINE: Patients undergo blood and tissue sample collection during colonoscopy. Samples are stored for future biomarker proteomic profiling.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Colorectal Cancer

Intervention

biologic sample preservation procedure, diagnostic colonoscopy

Location

Dan Rudy Cancer Center at Saint Thomas Hospital
Nashville
Tennessee
United States
37205

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:22:20-0400

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