Validation of a Blood Assay for the Detection of BRAF Mutation Status in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma
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- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 14-007404
Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-007404
About this study
The purpose of this study is to validate an internally developed assay for the detection of BRAF V600E mutations in cfDNA from the peripheral blood of patients with melanoma.
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.
- Age 18 years or older
- Histologic evidence of metastatic melanoma with documented or pending BRAF mutation status from a metastatic site
- Patients with either unresectable melanoma or recent progression on systemic therapy for metastatic melanoma
- An understanding of the protocol and its requirements, risks, and discomforts
- The ability and willingness to sign an informed consent
- Pregnancy or lactation (for females)
- Inability on the part of the patient to understand the informed consent or be compliant with the protocol
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
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
George Vasmatzis, Ph.D.
Closed for enrollment
Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office
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