A Study of the Immune System of Lung Cancer Patients

Overview

  • Study type

    Observational
  • Study IDs

  • 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.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 13-009586
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-009586

About this study

The purpose of this study is to better understand how the immune system, the body's natural defense against infection and harmful cells, is affected by the presence of lung cancer and the treatment of lung cancer.

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. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria      

  • Patients with a pathologically confirmed diagnosis of SCLC or adenocarcinoma NSCLC
  • Patients with a diagnosis of moderate to severe COPD by spirometry
  • Age > 18 years
  • Willing to undergo blood draw

 

Exclusion Criteria     

  • Known autoimmune disease or on immunomodulatory therapy other than oral steroids
  • Patients who have completed definitive therapy or are ineligible for additional therapy
  • Unable to provide informed consent

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Allan Dietz, Ph.D.

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Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office

855-776-0015

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Publications

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Study Results Summary

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Supplemental Study Information

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CLS-20151570

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