Collecting and Storing Blood and Brain Tumor Tissue Samples From Children With Brain Tumors
Study type: Observational What is this?
Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 1741-05
NCT ID: NCT00919750
Sponsor Protocol Number: ACNS02B3
About this study
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. 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.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.
See eligibility criteria
- Diagnosis of brain tumor
- Previously treated at a Children's Oncology Group (COG) institution
- Patients are eligible at time of diagnosis, second-look surgery, recurrence, or development of a second malignant neoplasm
- Must have brain tumor biological specimens derived from primary tumors of the CNS available for submission
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Amulya NageswaraRao, MBBS
Open for enrollment
Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office