Storage of Bile From Routine Procedures to Study Risk Factors
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00414843
(Decreasing interest in using samples; department infrastructure waned)
: December 22, 2006
Last Update Posted
: February 23, 2016
Indiana University School of Medicine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indiana University ( Indiana University School of Medicine )
The purpose of the study is to establish a repository of human bile as a resource for studies evaluating molecular predictors of biliary cancer risk.
Condition or disease
Gallbladder CancerCholangiocarcinomaBiliary Tract Cancer
The specific aim of this study is to establish a repository of human bile to serve as a resource for studies looking at molecular predictors of biliary tract cancer. The development of fluid based biomarkers will enable early diagnosis in at-risk individuals with a recognized risk factor for cholangiocarcinoma, as well as provide surveillance mechanisms for screening populations where biliary tract cancer has a high incidence.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subjects presenting to Indiana University for treatment of biliary tract disease.
Presenting to IU for treatment of biliary tract disease; Age greater than or equal to 18