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Collection of Tumor Tissue, Blood and Spinal Fluid From Patients With Brain or Spine Tumors

2014-08-27 03:34:15 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to collect samples of brain or spine tumors. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center would then store them for use by researchers who study brain or spine cancer and try to find better ways of treating it. We will also collect blood and spinal fluid from patients with brain or spine tumors. The blood and spinal fluids are also used for research studies of cancer and its treatment.

Description

The main objective of the protocol is the establishment of a repository of central nervous system (CNS) tumors or metastases to the CNS and related tissues as an invaluable resource for current or future research studies of the etiology, pathogenesis and treatment of human central nervous system tumors. The database will be established through the intra-operative acquisition of brain or spine tumors as well as the collection of blood and spinal fluids from consenting CNS tumor patients.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Primary or Metastatic Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumor

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Completed

Source

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:34:15-0400

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