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Frequency of Circulating Tumour Cells in Stage II and Stage III Colon Cancer Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00351572
First Posted: July 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 18, 2011
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Information provided by:
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
  Purpose
This study will determine whether a new diagnostic test called the Cell Search Assay can detect circulating colon cancer cells in patients who have had surgery for colon cancer and had visible cancer removed. Other parts of the study will look at whether the presence of the circulating tumor cells in blood predicts whether a patient will have their colon cancer return.

Condition Intervention
Colon Cancer Procedure: Cell Search Assay

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Frequency of Circulating Tumour Cells in Stage II and Stage III Colon Cancer Patients

Further study details as provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: July 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic and any other interested parties
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • stage II or III colon cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00351572


Locations
Canada, Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1Z2
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alberta Health Services
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael Sawyer, MD AHS Cancer Control Alberta
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00351572     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GI-5-0055
First Submitted: July 11, 2006
First Posted: July 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 18, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
colon cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colonic Neoplasms
Neoplastic Cells, Circulating
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes