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Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression in Liver Tumors

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00373737
First Posted: September 8, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2010
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Collaborator:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information provided by:
Stanford University
  Purpose
This study aims to study the gene expression profiles of liver tumors to help us understand their biology, and to find new tumor and treatment markers for liver cancer.

Condition
Liver Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression in Liver Tumors

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
liver tumor

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: May 1999
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The purpose of this research is to study of the biologic features of liver tissue (by studying their gene expression profiles), so that we can increase our understanding of the processes involved in liver cancer development and growth. This may allow us to identify more effective ways of diagnosing, treating, and predicting the outcome of patients with liver cancer.
  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
Patients with liver tumors undergoing partial liver resection, open liver biopsy, and patients undergoing liver transplantation with or without liver tumors at Stanford University
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with liver tumors undergoing partial liver resection, open liver biopsy, and patients undergoing liver transplantation with or without liver tumors at Stanford University
  • Patients older than 18
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00373737


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Samuel So Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Samuel So, Stanford University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00373737     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HEP0005
76710
First Submitted: September 6, 2006
First Posted: September 8, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Liver Diseases