Isolating and Testing Circulating Tumor DNA and Soluble Immune Markers During the Course of Treatment for Lung Cancer


About this study

The purpose of this study is to explore the detection of circulating tumor DNA, soluble immune markers, and the evaluation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC).

Participation eligibility

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced (non-resectable) malignancy in the thorax
  • Age >18 years old
  • Willing and able to provide consent
  • No prior history of neoadjuvant therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <18 years old
  • Unable to provide consent
  • Patients with hemoglobin less than 10 g/dL (to minimize the impact of potential iatrogenic anemia)

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Aaron Mansfield, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Thoracic Surgery Research Unit

(877) 526-9172

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