A Study of Circulating Tumor DNA as a Biomarker of a Complete Response of Disease for Advanced Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate circulating tumor DNA as a potential biomarker for pre-surgery treatment response in patients who have esophageal 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. 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:

  • Age > 18 years
  • Patients that are undergoing combined modality therapy with curative intent for esophageal cancer at Mayo clinic
  • Patients must have been enrolled onto IRB 12-009302 and consented to the use of their tissue for future research

 Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients that have a known active malignancy other than esophageal cancer.

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

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Brenda Ernst, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Regina Becker

(480) 342-6079


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