Establishment of a Biorepository of Baseline and Follow-up Saliva Samples Collected from Newly Diagnosed, Treatment-naïve Cancer Patients


About this study

The ultimate goal of this biobank will be to provide the resource to initiate an exploration of human saliva as a potential liquid biopsy for cancer detection and surveillance.

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:

  • 18 years or older
  • Able to provide a verbal informed consent
  • New diagnosis of cancer with no prior systemic cancer therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior history of 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

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Thiel, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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