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Collection of Blood From Patients With Prostate Cancer

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified December 2013 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Cancer Institute (NCI) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00923221
First received: June 17, 2009
Last updated: November 11, 2014
Last verified: December 2013
  Purpose

Background:

  • It is not fully understood why prostate cancer in some men becomes androgen-independent (no longer responds to anti-androgen medication), but genetics likely plays an important role.
  • Genes contain the hereditary information that is passed down from parents to children. Although everyone has the same set of genes, individuals can have different forms of the same gene.
  • Differences in genes may explain, at least in part, why some people develop a more aggressive form of prostate cancer than others.

Objectives:

-To obtain blood samples from patients with prostate cancer to try to identify gene differences associated with progression to the androgen independent state.

Eligibility:

-All patients participating in NCI prostate cancer protocols.

Design:

  • Patients with prostate cancer are evaluated in the NCI s Medical Oncology Clinic.
  • Blood samples are collected at the initial visit or at follow-up visits.
  • DNA (genetic material) and white blood cells are extracted from these samples to be used for genotyping and establishment of cell lines.
  • Gene variations are correlated with prostate cancer prognosis and prognostic indicators.

Condition
Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Collection of Blood From Patients With Prostate Cancer

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:

Objectives:

To obtain blood samples from patients with prostate cancer for genotyping analyses.

Eligibility:

All patients seen in the NCI prostate cancer clinic are eligible.

Design:

Patients with a prior diagnosis of prostate cancer will be evaluated in the Medical Oncology Clinic, NCI. Blood samples may be collected at the initial visit or at follow-up visits. Genomic DNA and white blood cells will each be extracted from these samples to be utilized for genotyping and establishment of individual cell lines. Genetic variance will be correlated with prostate cancer prognosis (i.e. time from diagnosis to death) and prognostic indicators (i.e. histological tumor grade). Healthy controls will not be compared and no correlations will be made with prostate cancer susceptibility.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Patients 18 years of age and older are eligible.

Patients with a diagnosis of prostate cancer are eligible.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Children are not eligible.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00923221

Contacts
Contact: William D Figg, Pharm.D. (301) 402-3622 wdfigg@helix.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact National Cancer Institute Referral Office    (888) NCI-1937      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: William D Figg, Pharm.D. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Cancer Institute (NCI) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00923221     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00899249
Other Study ID Numbers: 070100, 07-C-0100
Study First Received: June 17, 2009
Last Updated: November 11, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Hormone-Refractory
Bone Metastases
Genome Analysis
Androgen Independent
Tissue
Genotyping
Prostate Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Prostatic Diseases
Urogenital Neoplasms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 20, 2014