A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Molecular and Biological Phenotype of Peripheral Immune Cells in Solid Tumor Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to investigate for potential mechanisms underlying the sensitivity and resistance to immune checkpoint modulating agents that lead to the identification of sensitivity/resistance biomarkers and development of novel immunotherapeutic approaches.

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:

  • Patient must have cytologically or histologically confirmed solid tumor;
  • Age 18 years and above;
  • Willingness to undergo venipuncture; and
  • Woman known to be pregnant is excluded.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None.

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

Wen Wee Ma, M.B.B.S.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Temperance Scheffler Hanson R.N.

(507) 293-0816


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