Collecting Tumor Samples From Patients With Gynecological Tumors
RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue and blood from patients with cancer to study in the laboratory may help in the study of cancer.
PURPOSE: This laboratory study is collecting tumor tissue and blood samples from patients with gynecologic tumors.
|Official Title:||Acquisition of Human Gynecologic Specimens to be Used in Studying the Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Cancer|
- Collection of gynecological tumor specimens and serum from patients at GOG institutions [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Create a repository for long-term storage of these specimens [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||June 1992|
- Collect gynecological tumor specimens and blood from patients at GOG institutions.
- Provide a repository for long-term storage of these specimens.
OUTLINE: Snap frozen tumor tissue, OCT molds of tumor tissue, formalin-preserved tumor tissue, buffy coat-prepared tumor tissue, and blood samples are collected and stored in the repository. Patient information is kept confidential, and patients are not informed of any research/test results from use of their tissues.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Not specified